Youth Ministry Mission Statement
WE BELIEVE; All youth are to be supported, valued, and united in love and service to God, self, and others. All youth are to be open to change and challenge, in a Christian atmosphere that encourages participation, free expression, and fun as demonstrated by Christ in the Bible.
WE SERVE; High school teens and young adults, regardless of religious or spiritual beliefs, in our parish, in our community, in our country, and in our world.
WE ARE COMMITTED; To presenting a variety of opportunities that will challenge the whole person, and invite them to mature in mind, body and spirit. So they may discover God in themselves and others, and find a friend in Jesus Christ.
THEREFORE WE DO; Intend to develop and maintain Total Youth Ministry at St. John the Baptist Parish, by nurturing the whole person, and creating and maintaining a safe and enjoyable Christian atmosphere.
Youth Ministry Purpose
To remain in alignment with, “Renewing the Vision, a Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry” by serving all high school students and young adults. We are to empower them to live as disciples of Christ, draw them to active and responsible participation in the life and mission of our parish, and foster their personal and spiritual growth.