High School Youth Ministry (LinC)


A total youth ministry program designed to bring personal and spiritual growth to young people.   

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St. Rita High School Youth Ministry
April News 
for high school students and those who love them 
April, 2018
You're Invited
Spring Retreat
Parish Day of Service
HS Bible Study and Alpha
Catholic Heart Workcamp
Huntingburg, IN
July 16-21, 2018
Next Meeting:April 15 at 1pm in the SPACE. 
We will be getting our forms notarized and preparing for our Pasta Dinner Fundraiser.

PNO Fundraiser: Saturday 6pm-9pm 
Mazanec Hall
Please let Corey know if you are attending.  

Our Trip is full at the current moment. Still Interested in attending? Contact Corey to be put on the wait list. With Summer schedules changing we typically have 1-2 spots open up. 
Interested in more details?  Take a look at The CHWC website  and contact us.
Spring Retreat
April 20-22, 2018
Burton, OH
YES, Think SPRING!! and mark this on your calendar NOW.  
Connect with others interested in growing in their faith and sharing it with purpose in their lives. Our Lead Team has worked hard all year long to put on this amazing retreat for our teens. This is a great weekend to get away and take a break from daily life. God is calling you to reconnect and this your opportunity. 
Parish Day of Service 
St. Rita Pairsh Day of Service
April 28, 2018
The High School Youth will join with the whole parish in a day of service. Our team will be working in local elderly yards to help with some Spring Clean up. Please go to the St. Rita Web Page for the sign up link. The HS Yard clean up will be towards the end of the list of volunteer opportunities.

 Confirmation Teens: These would count towards either category for you Confirmation Engagement. 
ND Vision 
 June 18-June 22, 2018
ND Vision is a leadership conference that takes place every summer at Notre Dame University. Teens will spend a week on campus growing in faith and leadership, all while mentored by Notre Dame University Students. Teens will also get to hear talks from multiple National Catholic Speakers a long with impacting moments of prayer and worship in the amazing facilities of Notre Dame University. Spots are very limted. Please Contact Corey Lesko if interested in attending. 

Check out their website for more information on all that is offered during the week. 
Summer Volunteers
Save these dates and be looking for volunteer applications.
Vacation Bible School: June 11-15
Volunteers needed to help with music, crafts, leaders and more.  If you enjoy working with younger kids, this is for you.
SLAM Camp: June 11-15  
Volunteer counselors are needed for this camp for 5th-6th  graders.  Counselors will be in charge of a group of campers. Most activities are active and take place outdoors.
High School Bible Study and ALPHA YOUTH
Every Sunday Following 10:30 Mass till 1pm
After the success of our Alpha program for adults we are bringing it to our Youth Ministry Program! 
We will be using the Alpha Series as our HS Bible Study Program from March 11-May 20th. (There will be no session April 1st, April 22nd, May 13th due to  Easter, Spring Retreat, and Mothers Day. )
Over these two months we will be tackling what is our faith really all about and how do we build a personal prayer life and relationship with God.  Join us for an afternoon of Fellowship and Faith Sharing.  All HS teens welcome! 
For Everyone That Has Already Graduated From High School

Dear Parents,

Summer is right around the corner, right?  We are blessed with a wide variety of programs that our high school students can participate in or help with during the summer.  There is probably something that your child would enjoy and grow from.  If after looking through this newsletter you are trying to figure which program, trip, or retreat best fits your child and you need more information or assistance,  please contact me. 

Corey Lesko
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440-248-1350 x149
Coordinator of High School Youth Ministry
St. Rita Parish

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The following service leadership teams plan, organize and run some of the programs and events for high school teens at St. Rita. Each has it's own emphasis so you can choose what fits your interests:

Respect Life Team 
Help create a culture of life. Choose and lead monthly discussions on a range of topics dealing with the dignity of life  with the option of attending The March to Life trip to Washington DC. 

Spring Retreat Team
Plan and lead the annual retreat. 

YES Team (Youth Engaging Seniors)
Learn about the needs of the elderly and plan and lead projects to assist them (Fall and Spring clean-up, 12 Days of Christmas)

CHWC Team (Catholic Heart Workcamp)
Plan events and fundraisers for the summer service trip

Breakfast LinC Team
Meet to discuss topics of our faith and plan and lead the Sunday breakfast discussions.

Souper Bowl of Caring Team
Educate yourself and others about the issues of poverty and plan and lead a service project to help.