Ministries: Youth Group
The youth of St. John’s, 6th – 12th grades, are called the Jesus Warriors. They are a mission minded group who focus on spiritual growth and outreach. Through Spring 2016, the Jesus Warriors will focus on mission and outreach. The following is the schedule:
July 19th – Meet with The Rev. David Peters, Curate and Army Vet and Chaplain at 3:30pm in Annex – talk about the mission outreach to Vets
Presentation on ‘Volunteering and Giving Back to Our Vets’ by the Rev. David Peters , Curate at Grace Episcopal Church in Georgetown. This will help prepare our youth for Vet’s Day Out.
July 26th – Vet’s Day Out 1 to 5 at the VFW ( with Bill & Linda Bennett)
July 26th from 1 to 5 pm at the VFW Post ‘Vet’s Day Out’ with Linda & Bill Bennett. The 1st group of Jesus Warriors will meet in front of the parish hall at 12:30 and a 2nd group will meet at 2:30 and then be transported to the VFW Post located off IH 35 between Braker Ln and Yager Ln. The youth will play Bingo, serve a home cooked meal, and help the Vets shop ‘VFW Shop’. Then they will help clean after the event.
August 19th thru August 22nd – Shortened Mission Week with a Fun Day Outing – Work to be done on the playground at church
September (date and times to be announced) – Food Bank Mission
October 18th thru November 1st – Turkey Feathers for sale for El Buen Thanksgiving Turkeys
November (dates and times to be announced) – Registration and Distributions for El Beun families for Thanksgiving Dinners
December (dates and times to be announced) – Helping DOK with shoe boxes/bags for Austin State Hospital Patients
January (dates and times to be announced) – Vet’s Day Out with Bill and Linda Bennett at VFW Post
February 26th thru March 6th – Raise money for CROP Walk to help raise money and awareness for hunger
March 6th – CROP Walk – (time & location to be announced)
For more information contact the church office or Paul Villarreal, Sandra Alonso, or Ranie Lewis.
- A myriad of articles from Center for Parent/Youth Understanding
- Ideas and Resources for Episcopal Parents
- Confession is Good for the Soul – and the Family article
- Building Blocks of a Happy Family article