High School Youth Ministry

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Youth Ministry at St. John the Evangelist is a ministry FOR and FROM our young people.  The primary goals of our youth ministry are to empower young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today, to draw young people to responsible participation in the life, mission, and work of the Catholic faith community, and to foster the total personal and spiritual growth of each young person.

Here's What's Coming Up: 

 
 Spring Break: No Class March 21st

 

 

Happy Spring Break y'all! Enjoy your week, get outside, have some fun, serve your families, and we'll see you for Holy Week on March 28th!

 

Happy Spring Break! We know many of our students and families enjoy taking trips or getting out of town to visit family and friends during their school's Spring Break. So we decided to take a Spring Break from Religious Ed classes as well.  We hope this week is one of rest and relaxation for you!  We will miss you, but we need the break as well! We'll see you March 28th!

                                                                 

Warming Souls: March 20

 

Inter-Faith Spiritual Center - Wichita, KS

 

This service opportunity is open to all High School students and their VIRTUS trained parents.

 

What is Warming Souls? Warming souls is a temporary winter shelter for homeless men in Wichita from November 1st-March 31st. We will be hosting an evening at Warming souls, providing hospitality and welcoming those who use the shelter. We will be providing, cooking, and serving a hot dinner for the men that sleep at Warming Souls.  

 

  

Steubenville Conference: June 22-25

 

Steubenville Lone Star - Dallas, TX 

 

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This trip is open to all current 8th-12th grade students. The cost for the trip is $100.

 

What is a Steubenville Youth Conference? This weekend program for high school students is authentically Catholic, an oasis from the clamor of the world, a place to connect with the God of the universe; it is inspirational, high energy, fun, and funny!  The conference includes praise and worship, well-known keynote speakers, Eucharistic Adoration, small groups, time for Confession, Men's and Women's sessions, a special Senior session, a Eucharistic procession, workshops, meals, Mass with the local bishop, and down time.

                                                                                                                      

Prayer and Action: July 15-20

 

Pittsburg, KS

 

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This trip is open to call current 9th-12th grade students. The cost for the trip is $25. 

 

What is Prayer and Action? This week-long program is a mission trip for young people that takes place within the diocese.  Participants stay at the host parish in simple, dormitory-style accomodations living in community, prepare their own meals together, pray together, join the parish for daily Mass, and work on various projects (painting, minor repairs, cleaning, yard work) for local families that are in need. The week begins on Sunday evening and ends by noon on Friday.

 
 
 

Take a sneak peek at the many events our Youth Ministry is involved in throughout the year: 

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