September 2016 HTYouth Newsletter

cropped-cropped-HT-Logo-e1465515087648.jpgMessage from James:
Hello! I hope that everyone had a fun and restful summer. As we begin this new school year, I wanted to post the first of Holy Trinity’s HT Youth Newsletters. Hopefully, this will be a great way for our parishioners to keep updated on what is going on with Holy Trinity’s youth ministry! Each monthly newsletter will have a little calendar with dates to know, and special announcements (like the one about the LifeTeen Fall Retreat!) I’d like to add more to these throughout the year.

For the beginning of the year, however, here is a little run-down on all of our youth groups starting up this fall:
Life TeenWho? Youth grades 9-12. When? Sunday nights from 7 to 9pm, after the 6pm Mass. Where? Holy Trinity Parish, in the youth room or parish hall.
EDGE – Who? Students grades 7&8 at St John Paul II and St Thomas Aquinas. When? Generally every other Tuesday from 3:30 to 5pm. Where? Alternating between St John Paul II and St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School.
Challenge and Conquest – Who? Girls and boys (respectively) in grades 5-8. When? Wednesdays (except the first Wednesday of each month) from 6:30 to 8pm. Where? Both groups are at St John Paul II School.
HT Young Adults – Who? Adults aged 18-35. When? The first and third Thursday of each month from 7 to 9pm. (We’ll be starting in October.) Where? Holy Trinity Parish, in the youth room.

Come check oimg_1835ut these groups! There’s going to be a lot of fun stuff going on (like last year >>>)As always, thank you so much for your support of Holy Trinity’s youth ministry, especially in prayer.

***If you want to volunteer in Holy Trinity’s youth ministry efforts, in any way, please contact James at the parish office. Effective youth ministry cannot happen in our parish without volunteers.***

September’s Youth Calendar:
Sept 18 – Life Teen Kickoff
Sept 21 – Challenge and Conquest Leaders Meeting
Sept 24 – Challenge and Conquest Leaders Day Retreat
Sept 25 – Life Night: “Social-Light”
Sept 27 – EDGE at St John Paul II
Sept 28 – Challenge/Conquest Kickoff

Special Announcements:
The Life Teen Fall Retreat is on Oct 14, 15, and 16 at Camp Encounter! Registration forms are due back to James by September 25. You can find a link to the registration form at the youth bulletin board,
and here: Life Teen Fall Retreat 2016 Permission Form.