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Ministry: Youth Ministry

Youth MinistrySt. Paul’s youth ministry consists of students in grades 6-12. The ministry focuses on engaging our parish youth in activities which include social/recreational events, Christian youth retreats, special Masses, fundraising, community outreach, and more. These activities are planned with the youth taking interactive roles to ensure that they are continuously exposed to the challenges and fulfillment of Christian life.  Any and all faith-filled adults with a love for God and a sincere interest in youth are welcome to provide guidance and hands-on involvement in scheduled activities.  Compliance with Diocesan Safe Environment Regulations is required.

Time commitment: Attendance at 12 activities a year, plus planning meetings as needed.

Contact:  Deacon John Tucker at (804) 329-0473 ext. 116 or [email protected]

2023 ST. PAUL'S SCHOLARSHIPS.  High school seniors who intend to continue their education may apply for a St. Paul's Scholarship.  Application forms deadline is May 1st.  Click here to download the application: 2024 St. Paul's Youth Scholarship Fund Application.  For more information on the scholarship fund, click here to download: 2024 Youth Scholarship Fund FAQs.

Resources:

  •  The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth by Brian Singer-Towns, Janet Claussen & Clare vanBrandwijk.  Winona, Minnesota:  St. Mary’s Press, 2nd ed., 2008.  (Hereinafter designated as “CFHY.”)
  •  A Consistent Ethic of Life:  An American-Catholic Dialogue, Lecture by Joseph Cardinal Bernardin, delivered at Fordham University on December 6, 1983
  •  A Tour of the Catholic Church by Thomas Richstatter