"Connecting People to Christ"

Youth & Young Adult Ministry

 

St. Paul Youth

Ministry to and through youth and young adults 6th grade and older

              

Winter 2021-2022
Please be sure to check time and location below for what we are doing each week for Youth Group!

Looking to provide a meal for youth group click HERE

Date Time Location Theme or Event
Jan 23 5:30-7:30pm Movie Night Check out a fun flick on the big screen in the Fellowship Hall
Jan 30 Noon-1:30pm Youth Gathering Meeting Meet in church Fellowship Hall as we continue to look ahead to The Gathering happening this summer!
Jan 30 5:30-7:30pm Game Night A fun night with some old classic games and maybe a few new ones!
Feb 6 Noon-2pm Swimming Event All Children, Youth and Families are welcome for this fun event at the Falls Aquatic Center.  A fun way to warm up during the chilly winter months! There is no cost for this event, just show up and have fun!
Feb 11   NTS So many ways for you to help with Night to Shine.  Click HERE for more details! 
Feb 13 5pm-Half Time Superbowl Party Check out the big game, eat some great food, and play a few football themed games.  Please bring a dish to pass.
Feb 19-20   Spaghetti Fundraiser The youth and adults attending the Youth Gathering next summer will be holding a Spaghetti Fundraiser.  Come and enjoy lunch with us on Sunday, Feb 20th! 
Feb 20   No Youth Group No youth group this weekend due to the Fundraising Event
Feb 27 5:30-7:30pm Hide and Seek Night Find your old favorite spot to hide or pick a new one!
March 6 6-7:30pm Roller Skating All Children, Youth and Families are welcome to PJ's Party Zone for an evening of skating.  Cost is only $1 per person. No need to register ahead of time.  Just come join us and bring some friends. 
March 13 5:30-7:30pm Green Night Dress in green, eat green food, and enjoy a St. Patrick's theme night!
March 20 5:30-7:30pm Service Night We will assemble some care packages for our young adults off to school.  A fun night of serving those near and far.
March 27    No Youth Group No youth group this weekend due to Spring Break
April 3 5:30-7:30pm Scavenger Hunt A fun little scavenger night inside and outside of church, maybe even find a few Easter Eggs along the way!
April 10 5:30-7:30pm Bowling All Children, Youth and Families are welcome to a night of bowling fun at Odyssey in Falls.  Cost is $5 per person and pizza supper is included. 

Watch social media to be reminded of the theme and for last minute changes. 

Safety is our top priority- Masks are optional for all youth ministry events(unless we are serving a location that requests them)  *If you are feeling sick, are running a fever, in quarantine due to close contact or have a cough- please stay home for your safety and the safety of others. 

Come and join us!  We are excited to see all of you!

Youth medical form for 2021-2022 can be found HERE

Youth Ministry Links and Resources

Helpful resources, tips and devotions that you can use for you and your family!  God's Blessings!

St Paul links

St. Paul's worship services click HERE

Our YouTube page- click HERE

Great Article and Websites

Parent Prayer Card resource. Click HERE

Helping teens deal with work through anxiety.  Click HERE

Anxiety and teens, some simple steps to help. Click HERE

Have you hugged your teen lately?  Click HERE

Kids and cell phones can be found HERE

Podcast on youth and racism can be found HERE and HERE  and HERE

Five nights a week can be found HERE

Parenting during a pandemic can be found HERE

Pandemic Peace for families can be found HERE

3 ways to pass down the faith can be found HERE

Pandemic: obstacle or opportunity can be found HERE

Talking with your kids about difficult news can be found HERE

Should we just go back to normal?  Check it out HERE

Letter to my teen's car can be found HERE

Podcasts for students can be found HERE

Three Phrases NOT to say to your children click HERE

Helping lonely kids article can be found HERE

Screen use goes into Overdrive check out article HERE

How to talk with teens about death click HERE

35 ways you cant love your neighbor right now, click HERE

Your son or daughter on TikTok some great tips can be found HERE

"Be A Light" check out this new song and discussion guide  HERE

Blog: 5 Tips for connecting with your Teen can be found HERE

Every Day Prayer ideas can be found HERE

Helping your teen navigate loss during this time of change and cancellations. Click HERE

A great article on naming your losses and grieving with your teens during this time.  Click HERE  

Seasonal links-

The Semester that wasn't can be found HERE

New School year can be found HERE

Navigating the Holidays during the Pandemic Click HERE

Bible Studies that you can easily adapt to your family

Devotional for parents can be found HERE

Grieving Ambiguous Loss can be found HERE

Weep with those that Weep can be found HERE

Free to Joy can be found HERE

Some great resources from Lutheran Hour Ministries can be found HERE

A devotion that talks about teen anxiety can be found HERE

Help talk through Spiritual Highs and Lows HERE

Finding Peace HERE

A 4 part study on being restored can be found HERE 

Where is God now?  Can be found HERE 

A collection of 98 devotions can be found HERE 

Focus on the Family resources can be found HERE

Want a resource on a topic, send Nicole a message, she would love to connect with you!  Check back frequently for additions and updates!

Click on the links below to learn more about each area of Youth Ministry.

Youth Feed My Starving Children information

LCMS Youth Gathering- getting ready for 2022!

Mission Trips   Recap of summer 2021 trip can be found here

Forms  Permission, Health Forms, College address and campus info

Confirmation  Grades 6 - 8 

FISH (Fun in the Son's House) Grades 6-8 lead by High school youth

Youth Group  Middle school through post High School fun and fellowship time