EDGE

6TH TO 8TH GRADE FAITH FORMATION

St. Joachim offers a comprehensive middle school program for junior high teens. EDGE provides a safe fun place for 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 takes place in Nevin Hall on Thursday night's from 6:30pm-8pm

 

NOTE: Our program will cover First Communion Preparation.

Faith/Theology Nights

Faith/Theology Nights

Theology and Church Teaching

Wellness Nights

Wellness Nights

Nights where we focus on the physical, mental, and spiritual well-being of our teens.

Worship/Scripture Nights

Worship/Scripture Nights

Nights where we either study an aspect of the Scriptures or have a worship activity such as virtual Mass or Adoration.

Social Nights

Social Nights

Nights that promote community amidst our teens and the teens of St. Joseph Parish in Placentia virtually who we are working with on those evenings.

LIFETEEN

LEADING TEENS CLOSER TO CHRIST 9TH-12TH GRADE

Life Teen serves in meeting their spiritual needs outside of the standard Sacramental prep programs. In Life Teen we seek to meet the teens with the blatant truth of how our faith applies in the day to day situations we meet. Life Nights will be hosted virtually via ZOOM on Sunday evenings from 7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

LIFE NIGHTS

LIFE NIGHTS

Theology and Church Teaching.

Include:

  • Prayer
  • Games
  • Teaching
  • Small Group Questions

ISSUE NIGHTS

ISSUE NIGHTS

Current Issues and Faith Application.

Include:

  • Prayer
  • Games
  • Teaching
  • Small Group Questions

SOCIAL NIGHTS

SOCIAL NIGHTS

Community Building.

Include:

  • Prayer
  • Games
  • Teaching
  • Small Group Questions

VOLUNTEERING

LEADING TEENS CLOSER TO CHRIST 9TH-12TH GRADE

We are always ready to take on new team members. Our family will welcome you with open arms whether you are looking to be a Confirmation Catechist (Teacher), EDGE (Middle School) Core Leader, or a LIFE TEEN (High School) Core Leader. Here are some of the need to knows to be a Catechist or Core Leader.

Please download the pdf. below to view the full details of each volunteer role, as well as other possible ways to volunteer. Once you have discerned which are you would like to participate in, you will need to schedule an appointment with our Youth Minister, Kristen Hew.

WHAT WE NEED

In working with Youth and Teens, we take special care to make sure they are in a safe environment.

  • All volunteers under 14-17 years old must complete Safe Environment Online.
  • All volunteers 18+ must complete Safe Environment as well as  be fingerprinted for a background check.

Safe Environment Online Class Completion through CMG Connect. *All certificates should be emailed to the Youth Director at abraham@stjccm.org

Confirmation Catechist Volunteers and Life Teen Core Leaders must also provide a copy of their Confirmation Certificate to the Youth Director.