IMPORTANT YOUTH CONFIRMATION INFORMATION: this is the last year that we will hold regular, annual Confirmation classes for children in 6th – 12th grade. Please enroll your child(ren) in Confirmation this year so they can prepare for and receive the sacrament along with their classmates. See the Confirmation tab for more information.
St. Jude Youth Programs
St. Jude Catholic Church offers a dynamic youth program that serves the current needs of the 6th– 12th graders. In our youth programs we offer two distinct programs one for 6th-8thgrade and another for 9th-12th grade. We offer many social, spiritual and service events throughout the year, please see below for details and check back for new events. Many of these extra events cost money, if you want to participate and desire to fundraiser for these events, please email Megan to inquire.
Currently we also offer a Sacramental Preparation for Confirmation for 6th grade & up to 12th grade, registration is now currently open until August 29th for this school year however we ask that you please see the Confirmation tab for details, there is a parent/ student meeting held on August 30th at 6:30PM in the Youth Center.
To register for the Youth Programs, please fill out the registration form and turn it into the office or the YC during program times.
EDGE (6-8th Grade Youth Ministry) – Wednesdays 6:30-8PM in the Youth Center
Wednesday Schedule click here EDGE – Wednesday nights (6-8th grade) Jr High 2017-18
We use the Life Teen curriculum, and ongoing registration is available. The program also incorporates Service Projects, Social Events, as well as attend the Youth Conference called Mountain Madness that takes place in Estes Park, CO President’s Day weekend in February, must register by October 4th. We have a vibrant CORE TEAM of Adults and Peer leaders that lead the students in games, activities, teachings, small group discussions, and various forms of Catholic prayers. We are open to all Catholic and Non- Catholic, that are seeking the faith.
MOUNTAIN MADNESS Conference (6-8th grade)
February 16-18, 2018 at YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park
Every year over 1,000 students (6-8th grade) gather at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park to encounter God through a “mountain-top” experience. Each year we bring in a speaker/entertainer to host the weekend – this year we will be joined by Apex Ministries for the theme, Saints Among Us. The high energy speakers, dynamic worship, fellowship and adoration help ignite a passion for Jesus in the young people which encourages them to live their faith in everyday life.
Cost: $170 per student, Includes: Conference materials, lodging, 4 meals and assistance with chaperones/ drivers and dinner on Friday night (pizza). If you cannot afford to go and want to fundraise, please discuss with Megan and ask how to get involved.
To Register for Mountain Madness:
send a $50 deposit which is no later than October 4th, the sooner you can the better to ensure a space, remainder of payment $120 is due no later than December 20th to the Education Department (all checks can be made out to St Jude). Although you can pay all $170 up front.
Theme: Saints Among Us
Speakers: Apex Ministries
Details: You will drop off teens at St. Jude February 16th 3pm at the Youth Center- we will be ordering pizza.
Pick up teens at St. Jude February 18th around 3:30pm- we will call ahead before we get back, factors include traffic and weather.
There are fundraising options, please ask Megan about early on to get started.
LEARN ABOUT and SIGN UP HERE: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdmC0xZhohVCGahMGhYcEW3q8eL9hm3okl5W1AuwO-gEWOPMw/viewform
“FUELED” (High School Youth Ministry 9th-12th grade)
meets Sunday Nights 6-8PM in the Youth Center
Click here for the HS Calendar FUELED- Sunday Nights High School Schedule 2017-18
The High School youth ministry known as “FUELED” meets weekly using the Life Teen curriculum. Ongoing registration is available. We offer a Eucharistic-centered ministry anchored in the Sunday liturgy, we also offer large group catechesis and evangelization through our weekly gatherings and encourage students to fuel their light of Christ in committed small discipleship groups that meet regularly to help teens go deeper in their faith and relationship with Christ. We also participate in Service events, Social gatherings, retreats, conferences such as Steubenville of the Rockies every summer in Denver, CO and World Youth Day. We have a vibrant CORE TEAM of Adults and Peer leaders that lead the students in games, activities, teachings, small group discussions, and various forms of Catholic prayers. This group is open to all students Catholic and Non- Catholic who are seeking the faith
Steubenville of the Rockies- June 22-24, 2018
Every year over 2,500 students gather at the Crown Plaza near DIA to encounter God through a high school youth conference. Each year we bring in speakers/entertainers to host the weekend. The high energy speakers, dynamic worship, fellowship and adoration help ignite a passion for Jesus in the young people which encourages them to live their faith in everyday life.
Total cost $215.00 Attendees can be current 8th grade- outgoing 12 graders in Fall of 2018. Includes: Conference materials, t-shirt, lodging, 4 meals and assistance with drivers.
Registration Information: Permission form is on this digital form, please fill it out along with a $60 deposit which is no later than December 17th to ensure a space, remainder of payment $155 is due no later than April 15th to the Education Department (all checks can be made out to St Jude). To register: https://goo.gl/forms/Ouvko2SK0crJvMGo1
* For any events that require liability forms, we are not allowed to put these on the website, please contact Megan to obtain these via email or find hard copies on the Education Dept. shelf in the gathering space, Youth Center or in the Community Center offices for copies. Also all events must be paid in check or cash form only, no credit cards accepted. Checks are made payable to: St Jude Catholic Church and please place the event and student name in the memo line.