EDGE middle school youth ministry
Welcome to EDGE, our middle school youth ministry program. We provide a safe fun place for your youth to find solid Catholic community, to get answers to their questions about faith, and, most importantly, to experience Jesus in a profound and personal way.
Edge lessons speak to the physical, psychological, cognitive, relational, and spiritual maturation of middle school youth. Our Core Team, to assist your youth in this ministry. Answering the needs of this age group in a catechetical, fun, and relevant way and provides a foundation for your youth to continue onto Life Teen.
Cost: $30 for one, $60 for two and $80 for three or more.
Please contact the office of Faith Formation if a scholarship is required.
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This program fulfills one year of the two-consecutive years required for those preparing for sacraments. For those preparing for sacraments attendance is very important. No more than four EDGE Meets can be missed to meet the requirements. Please contact office of Faith Formation with questions.
What to expect at each EDGE Meet:
EDGE takes place in our church and MAK Family Life Center on Sundays from 6:00pm-8:00pm.
Snack time will be in the last half hour so youth will have the option to leave at 7:30pm when the program concludes or stay for snacks & social. All youth should be pick by 8:00. The outline of the session is as follows:
6:00pm: Enter through front doors of the church & Sign in
6:10pm: Opening prayer & announcements in church
6:15pm: Edgers: Middle Schoolers and LifeTeeners: High School Youth groups
separate; Edgers remain in church
and LifeTeeners go to the MAK Family
6:20pm: Core Team guides the evenings topic, Small Groups
7:05pm: Quick Break and switch spaces: Edgers go to the MAK Family
Life Center & LifeTeeners go to the church
7:10pm: Activity related to the evenings topic
7:30pm: Snack and social time
8:00pm: Dismissal (MAK Family Life Center)
Please contact Jayme, Coordinator of Youth Ministries if you have any questions or need more information. Jayme can be reached by calling 704-825-9600, ext. 26 or firstname.lastname@example.org during church office hours or during meet at (704)473-1661.
Faith Formation Youth: 6th through 8th Grade
This program is the religious education program for children in grade sixth through eighth grades. It is held on Sundays from 6:00-8:00pm (The youth may leave at 7:30pm if they don't wish to stay for the snack and social time.) These gatherings will operate on the same schedule as the Faith Formation Children's Classes. They will take place in the church and MAK Family Life Center. Two consecutive years of religious education classes are needed in preparing for sacraments. Please contact Debbie Seeger at 704-825-9600 or if you have any questions. Registration forms for the 2018-2019 are now available and posted on this page. You may also register by submitting the online registration form below!