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Teen Prayer Group

Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry Mission Statement

To inspire youth to develop their relationship with Jesus Christ & empower discipleship through prayer, service, & community.

UPCOMING YOUTH EVENTS

  • Kids for Christ: February 28 (Becker) 3-4:30pm

  • U-JAM & Youth for Truth COMBINED: February 28 (Becker) 7-9pm

KIDS FOR CHRIST

Kids for Christ is a youth group for kids in 3-5 grades and meets roughly 6 times throughout the school year right after school. We focus on service projects and prayer... and fun! We want our youth to learn to love coming to youth group from a young age!

Adult leaders pick the kids up after school and walk them over to the youth house.

Fill out the KFC Registration forms for the 2023-2024 year here:

Becker

Big Lake

Meeting Dates:

February 28 (Becker)

March 13 (Big Lake)

March 20 (Becker)

April 10 (Big Lake)

April 24 (Becker)

May 8 (Big Lake) - End of the Year BBQ for all youth groups

Special Event: Stations of the Cross - February 23 (Big Lake)

We will provide supper at 6pm and then lead Stations at 7pm. Let Nick know if you are available to help!

U-JAM

U-JAM is a youth group for Middle Schoolers and meets 1-2 times per month from 6:30-8pm, rotating locations. We focus on service projects and prayer... and fun!

Meeting Dates:

February 28 (Becker) from 7-9pm

March 20 (Big Lake)

March 27 (Becker)

April 24, 2024 (Becker)

May 8, 2024 (Big Lake) - End of the Year BBQ for all youth groups

Special Event: Stations of the Cross - February 23 (Big Lake)

We will provide supper at 6pm and then lead Stations at 7pm. Let Nick know if you are available to help!

YOUTH FOR TRUTH

Youth for Truth is a youth group for High Schoolers and meets roughly 3 times per month from 8-9:30pm, rotating locations. We focus on service projects and prayer... and fun!

Meeting Dates:

February 28 (Becker) from 7-9pm

March 6 (Big Lake)

March 13 (Becker)

March 20 (Big Lake)

March 27 (Becker)

April 3 (Big Lake)

April 10 (Becker)

April 17 (Big Lake)

April 24, 2024 (Becker)

May 8, 2024 (Big Lake) - End of the Year BBQ for all youth groups

Special Event: Stations of the Cross - February 23 (Big Lake)

We will provide supper at 6pm and then lead Stations at 7pm. Let Nick know if you are available to help!

YOUTH LEADERSHIP TEAM

Our youth leadership team consists of 11th & 12th graders who desire more leadership opportunities in the parish & diocese. We meet on the first Sunday of the month to plan youth ministry activities at 8pm at the Becker location.

Meeting Dates:

March 3

April 7

May 5

THE SANDWICH PROJECT

All youth groups will be participating in a service project at the end of February making 1,000 sandwiches for The Sandwich Project! We are in need of donations for the sandwich items, you can sign-up to get those here. You can also donate money to this service project, add Youth Sandwich Project to the memo of your check.

All donations are due by February 18.

U-JAM & Youth for Truth will meet together on Feb. 28 to make their portion of the sandwiches and we're going to end with an ice cream sundae bar! If you are able, please sign up to bring some items for this special treat for the kids here.

YOUTH GROUP HELP

To make sure we're keeping everyone safe, we always make sure to have at least 2 adults at every youth group. Nick will lead, but we need additional volunteers to hang out for Safe Environment reasons. You can sign-up here.

REMIND LINKS

WEATHER POLICY: We will follow what the schools decide to do. If they decide to close early or move to e-learning, we will also cancel any Youth Ministry activities for the evening.

YOUTH GROUP WISH LIST

  • Soda (specific requests: root beer, orange Crush)

  • Candy (specific request: 100 Grand)

  • Gushers

  • Individual bags of chips or snacks

You can drop these donations off at either location at any time when the parish offices are open or before/during youth group!

GET INVOLVED

  • ensures safe environment at various youth activities

  • events may include: retreats, mission trip, youth group, etc.

Event Chaperone

  • shares personal faith story with Youth Group

Inspirational Speaker

  • for youth in grades 11-12

  • provides leadership to younger youth

  • helps in planning youth group

Youth Leadership Team

If you are interested in serving in an of these ministries or have additional questions, please contact Nick Radunz:

320.290.5578 or motv.youth@gmail.com

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