FALL YOUTH ACTIVITIES
High School Monday Evening Meetings
High School students meet on Monday evening from 6:30 – 8:00 in the 8th Grade Classroom for Fellowship and Faith Sharing. Amy Dean is the coordinator. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or 455-0606 for more information.
High School Youth Fridays in Faith
HS youth gather on Friday evenings from 6-9 pm in the Youth House to Eat, Play and Pray. To sign up to provide a meal, please contact Mrs. Amy Dean, email@example.com, 455-0606
Monthly Service Opportunity
For Middle School and High School
Youth and their Families
Monthly Service Opportunity
Saturday, January 13, 2-3 pm
We will visit and play games with the residents. All Youth and families are encouraged to attend.
High School Retreat:
Mark your calendars now for the High School Retreat, which will take place at Clara Springs on January 13-15, 2018. This is a wonderful opportunity for your child to get away from all the many distractions of everyday life and spend some time with the Lord and with others who wish to do the same. Amy, Cameron, Trey and Courtenay Dean will lead the kids in prayer, games, activities, and also attend Mass. Parent drivers are needed to make this event a success. Permission slips are available from Claire Bissell or Amy Dean. For more information please contact Claire at firstname.lastname@example.org or Amy Dean at 455-0606 or email@example.com
Ernest Felterman Scholarship Announced
Applications are now available for the $1000 Ernest Felterman scholarship to be awarded annually through St. Elizabeth Ann Seton to a deserving graduating senior student who might otherwise struggle with college expenses. Anyone who might not be getting a lot of other scholarships and who would benefit from a helping hand to attend college is particularly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to a student who has been involved in the parish. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2018. For more information or for an application, please contact Cathy Cobb in the church office.
Vernon Parish Jr. Catholic Youth Leadership Award
Attention High School Seniors! Vernon Parrish Catholic Youth Leadership Award forms and information have been mailed. If you did not receive yours, please contact Peter Hawboldt at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please complete the forms and return them to the church office as soon as possible, but no later than January 21.
Souper Bowl of Caring –MS/HS volunteers are needed after all the Masses the weekend of February 3/4 to collect donations for St. Vincent de Paul on Super Bowl Sunday during the annual Souper Bowl of caring. To sign up, contact Claire Bissell in the church office.
Confirmation Retreat – The Confirmation retreat will be March 10 from 9 am to 5 pm (we will conclude with the 4 pm Mass.) Please note there will be no 8th grade GIFT on Sunday, March 11 due to the retreat. For more information, please contact Amy Dean 455-0606, email@example.com.
Stations of the Cross – We are looking for youth and parent volunteers willing to help with Stations of the Cross on Friday, March 23 at 5 pm. All resources will be provided. There will be a fish fry afterwards open to the entire parish. For more information please contact Amy Dean.
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Parents, if you are not getting emails about these events, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 798-1887 or text @myseas to 81010. Some of these events are being organized after the bulletin deadline, so watch your email inbox or text messages for details! As always, please contact me with any questions or concerns. Gratefully, Claire Bissell, Director of Faith Formation and Outreach