Are you looking for a place where youth matter? Look no further--here at St. Mary Magdalene, our young people enjoy great fellowship, service opportunities, and fellowship! Here’s what we’re doing in the 2013-2014 school year:
Sunday School for 6th - 8th graders
Sunday School during the Sunday morning service -- Every Sunday except youth choir practice times or All-Generation Sunday Worship Services.
Youth Lunches for 6th – 12th graders
Second Sunday of most months after church until 2:30 p.m. -- in the church house. Will include lunch, games, conversation, and topical/Biblical discussion time.
Upcoming Youth Lunch dates:
April 14 (special event at Aaron's Family Fun Center)
September 8 (as part of the all-church anniversary celebration)
For more information contact Julie Sponagel: 913.940.9089
All-Generation Sunday Worship Services
Upcoming services for 2013 include April 7, June 30, September 29, and December 29. Dates for 2014 include March 30 and June 29. All children (starting at 3 years old) & youth will not have regular Sunday School classes. Instead, they will worship with their parents and the rest of the congregation.
6th – 12th graders can volunteer to:
Be a scripture reader
Be a greeter
Be an usher
Be a chalice-bearer
Be an oblationer
Youth Choir (as planned by Bonny Green)
For more information about the services contact Tammy Garrison: 816.246.3924
For more information about the youth choir contact Bonny Green: 913.558.4347
Diocesan & WEMO (Diocese of West MO Youth Ministry) Events
Participate in diocesan youth events with other teens from our area!
Upcoming events include:
Jr High Retreat – April 26-28 – for current 5th – 9th graders
Camp – June 9-15 – for kids who will be going into 6th grade in the 2013/14 school year through 12th graders
Missionpalooza – July 15-21 – for 9th-12th graders - younger students can help with a service project
Diocesan Youth Gathering – Nov 1-3 – for 6th – 12th graders
For more information contact Wendy Wilson: 816.506.8272 or go to WEMOyouth.org
Participate in several community service projects throughout the year!
For more information, contact Tammy Garrison: 816-246-3924
We'll have several fun events throughout the year!
Upcoming events include:
For more information, contact Kara Costner: 816-884-4482, or Cyndi Troyer: 816-767-9726
June 21/22 – Youth Sponsored Family Camp Out
July 14 – Youth Pool Party
October 26 – Halloween Party
Other great ways to connect with your church:
See Father Jason or Tammy Garrison to learn about confirmation.
See Lexi Barling to serve as an acolyte.
See Sister Karen Woods to get involved in our garden ministry.
See Julie Sponagel to get involved in our BackSnack ministry.
See Chet Neumann to get involved in our buildings & grounds ministry.
See Mike Barnes & Cyndi Troyer to get involved in serving food at St. Mary’s.
Youth Schedule published as of March 20, 2013 – see church website, The Call, or the Weekly News for updates.