St. James Youth Ministry
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Upcoming Youth Events!
Rock climbing trip to Cornell University is coming up soon!!
Check out the HUGE rock wall at Cornell, we have our own private climbing time from 11am-1pm and they will provide us with all equipment needed!!
Date: Saturday, Dec. 7th
Depart Time: 9:45am from the SJ Parking Lot
Return time: approx. 2:45pm
**Please note the time has changed from the original time listed**
We will stop for food on the way home after a morning of climbing, which will be covered by St. James. Please return the Permission Slip ASAP and $15 deposit, spots are limited! Feel free to contact me with any questions or if you would like to be a parent chaperone.
Fall Pancake Breakfast
To be held Sunday, November 17th 8am-1pm in Owens Hall This is the Youth Ministy’s biggest fundraiser so we are holding it TWICE this year. Volunteers needed from 7am-1:30pm, adults and students! Help raise money for our AWESOME programs, trips and service projects! Contact Lynette to volunteer!
Check out some of our past expert pancake flippers in action:
Sunday, November 10th
Grades 7-12 welcome to participate. ALL forms must be returned to Lynette by Nov. 1st. Permission slip & EMR waiver are both in the links below.They may be returned to the parish office. ADULT CHAPERONES NEEDED!!!!!!
Paintball Waiver SJ Permission Slip
March for Life 2014
January 20-22nd in Washington D.C.
SIGN UP NOW! Our group must be registered by November 15th. Please contact Lynette if you are interested in participating or chaperoning.
“To the Heights” Fall Confirmation Retreat
We had a wonderful retreat with over 40 students in attendance. Our day was spent in prayer, service, activity and team building!
Check out some of our students in action making quilts to be distributed to the homeless in our area!
Our garden is planted and growing! Many thanks to our dedicated families who dug, planted and watered this past weekend to successfully start our garden at Otsiningo Park!
We will be caring for our garden all summer long, let us know if you are interested in joining the team!
Students in grades 1-5 spent the afternoon building, creaitng and racing their Lego creations at a Bricks for Kids Workshop in Owens Hall.
Working in teams they built self propelled dragsters and super spin-art!! Way to go Legomaniacs!
Keep your eyes open for more Lego workshops to come!
Many hands make light work!
Over 18 volunteers came to honor Martin Luther King Jr. on the National Day of Service by preparing 100+ bagged lunches that were donated to the St. Ambrose Soup Kitchen. Volunteers got elbow deep in jelly and worked together to pack and prepare all the lunches in under 20 minutes! Thanks for taking the time out of your busy schedules to do something great for your fellow community members!