High School Youth Activities

Volunteer Opportunities for Confirmation Service Hours:

Assisting Various Ministries– High school youth are invited to help the Church Environment Ministry in decorating the Church throughout the liturgical seasons of the year. Opportunities to help in various capacities in the annual summer musical with Acts of Faith are available. Helping out for the annual Church fundraiser “Winterfest”, assisting the Men’s Club with the various meal events, and numerous other ways to assist are available throughout the year.

Nursery Aid – Help is always needed during the 9:00 am Mass on Sundays as well as at other times of the year such as sacramental parent meetings and helping adults going through the Christian Rite of Initiation (RCIA) with as needed nursery care.


Worship

Music Opportunities: Get Involved with the Music Ministry to sing in the Choir or to play in the Orchestra and Band. Auditions for new entrants is announced several times a year in the bulletin.

Lectors – Young people who enjoy public speaking are invited to proclaim the Word of God in the Second Reading at all Masses.

Life in the Eucharist (LITE) – On Sundays after the 11:00 am mass, confirmed teens meet and are taught about Eucharist as Nourishment, Reconciliation, Transformation, Abiding Presence, Mission, Covenant, Memorial, Sacrifice, Berakah, and Prophetic Service. This is a very spiritually rewarding program and teen participation is highly encouraged.


Outreach

Middle School Retreat Assistants – Teens are needed to be helpers for the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade one-day retreats held each year at San Pedro Center.

Retreat Team – Confirmed teens are needed to plan and implement the retreat weekends for the Confirmation candidates, and support and interact with them throughout the year! Meetings are held on Sundays at 2:00 pm.

Acts of Faith – High school and young adult actors, singers, dancers, technicians, and instrumentalists are needed for the production of a musical every summer. Planning meetings begin in March and productions are held on the last weekend of July and the first weekend of August.

Catechists – Confirmed teens and college students are needed to teach or co-teach our Parish Religious Education classes.

For information on all above opportunities contact caryld@st-stephen.com