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Youth Ministry

​The youth ministry of the Church of the Resurrection parish, guided by the vision for youth ministry of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, focuses on the holistic development of young people by which they are empowered to live as disciples of Jesus and are drawn into active participation into the mission of the parish, diocesan, and universal church community. We live by the motto, “All are welcome.” Through the youth ministry young people are called to hear God’s Word, to nurture a relationship with the Triune God through prayer, to serve the disenfranchised of the parish, local, and global community, and to help bring about the reign of God.​


​All are Welcome
We are all children of God our Creator. Therefore, youth ministry does not
exclude anyone.

The Young are Vulnerable
We recognize the young people are vulnerable and easily influenced. The youth ministry will protect all young people and follow proper reporting procedures when harm is done.

Nourished by the Eucharist
The Eucharist is the source and summit of our faith and we recognize the need to be nourished by the Bread of Life. Therefore, the youth ministry participates in the communal celebration of the Eucharist.

More than Catechesis
The youth ministry recognizes that catechesis is not the only aspect of faith development.

Service to Others
 As a parish committed to the service of others, the youth ministry strives to serve those in our parish and local community.
“Journey of a Lifetime”
We affirm that faith is a lifelong journey and respect each person’s point on their individual journey to God.

There is no cost to attend youth ministry. For extra events there is a small fee. We try to assist as much as possible via parish subsidy & scholarships.  

Who can attend
We welcome all teens who are in grades 7th-12th. Our program consists of parishioners, non-parishioners, Catholics, and non-Catholics. 

Friends are always welcome to attend events! 

We understand that many teens have extracurricular activities and we do not want to deter them from attending youth ministry.

Teens are welcome as their schedules permit.

Cancelation and Calendar
If youth ministry is cancelled you will be notified via bulletin, an announcement at Mass, email or text message.

Code of Conduct
We strive to create a safe and healthy environment built on respect for God, others, and Church property.

The Church of the Resurrection is smoke, drug, and weapon free. 

Youth Ministry gatherings are an opportunity for us to gather as a community, therefore we ask that teens refrain from using cell phones and other electronic devices at Youth Ministry.

Out of respect for others, teens are asked to refrain
from foul and demeaning language.

Teens are asked to respect the opinions of others
and to listen when others are speaking.

Out of respect for the parish we expect that teens
will not damage Church property and that they will clean up their area. 

All rules are for the safety and well-being of the teens and are expected to followed. ​

Calendar 2017-2018

May 20, 2018

  • Cookout at Fr. Tony’s residence in Heilwood @ 4 p.m.
  • All Youth in grades 7-12 and their parents are cordially invited to bring along a covered dish to share.