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Youth entering grades 6-8 this Fall – Are you interested in serving as a Peer Minister? Peers are servant leaders, leading among the youth according to your gifts!  If interested, please contact Mrs. Kellie at (best) or 410-592-7294 by Monday 7/10.  And, mark your calendars for a training/retreat day on Thursday 7/27 from 11am – 5pm at St. Francis de Sales, Abingdon. **Please RSVP for the retreat training day by July 26.  Click Here for FLYER

PARENTS: We will not be able to run the peer ministry program without dedicated adults who can also share their gifts and make a commitment to several hours per month, which may include attending a youth gathering, or a planning session, or both!  If interested, please contact Mrs. Colleen Everson at

Youth entering grades 9-12 this Fall – Are you interested in serving as a Peer Minister?  Contact Mrs. Kellie for more information, and mark your calendar for a training/retreat day on Thursday 8/3. (best) or 410-592-7294.  Click Here for FLYER




Guppy Gulch, Friday 8/4: 

10am - 3pm. Cost is $22 per person which is the entrance fee, please bring your lunch & drink, some snacks will be provided.  Transportation not provided, so please meet there.  Note: There is a swim test all participants must take, which determines what areas of the lake you may enter.  Chaperons needed.  

 **Please Note: You MUST register to attend with our group, this venue is not open to the public. RSVP by July 31 so we know to expect you! (best) or 410-592-7294.

Please go to the website below  to download the GUPPY GULCH waiver, and also bring an Archdiocesan Permission Form (found on the left side of our webpage you're on now!) :)
95 Guppy Valley Delta, PA 17314   1-410-458-8881  

   View the Guppy Gulch Flyer HERE


High School Workcamp, Sun 8/6-Wed 8/9: For youth entering grades 9-12 this Fall.

Space is extremely limited, please reserve a spot by turning in your permission form and money by Aug 1 (or sooner!).

CLICK HERE for the itinerary

Box Hill Pool Party Sat 8/19

Our annual end-of-summer vacation #HAY Pool Party!  Pool-side DJ! Free! CLICK HERE for flyer.

Camp GLOW 8/9: Middle School youth are invited to join us at O’Dwyer Retreat House for a day of service with the adults of Camp GLOW.  God Loves Our World is a sleep-away camp for adults with mental disabilities.  On Wednesday 8/9 we will participate in arts and craft activities in the morning, followed by Mass with one of our Bishops, then lunch.  After lunch enjoy swimming, pool-side games, or indoor activities.  ADULTS chaperons needed for this event, must be “Shield the Vulnerable” trained.  No transportation provide, please meet at O’dwyer at 9am and get picked up at 3pm. RSVP by Sun 8/6 - turn in your permission form to the Youth Ministry office, there is a mail slot on the bottom of the office door!   This is a Confirmation “Parish Service Project.”


Kenya Partnership Anniversary “Afternoon Tea” 8/20: All are invited to join us for tea and cookies in the Church basement following 10:45am Mass.  Youth Volunteers needed! Would you consider baking cookies, or helping to set up, serve, clean up, or all of the above?  Sign Up Genius Link below to volunteer!  This is a Parish Service Project "PSP" for Confirmation.


Concert for the whole family to enjoy 8/20!  Audrey Assad and her band will perform at St. Ignatius, Hickory at 7pm on Aug 20th, doors open at 6pm.  Tickets are $20 per person, or $60 for a family of 3 or more.  Check out details & link to tickets on their website  To hear Audrey, check out her website at


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Parish SERVICE Projects 




Jump to SERVICE PAGE of the Website for a FULL LIST of Activities going on NOW, such as:

8/6                   East Side Shelter (with Parent or adult) *signupgenius

8/6-8/9            High School Mission Week

8/9                   Camp GLOW (8am – 4pm)

Other projects take place as opportunities arise. Please check the bulletin and website!

Rosary Guild (resumes in September)

Coupons in Flight (resumes in October  )



WANT TO VOLUNTEER in the Parish or through Youth Ministry?  Youth ages 14-18 who would like to volunteer at St. Stephen Parish or who would like to engage in community service through Youth Ministry should plan to attend Worthy of the Call volunteer training when they turn or are about to turn 14.   Next Training Date: Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 1pm, St. John, Long Green. PLEASE RSVP to Mrs. Robin

Permission Forms found here


Sign up Genius: Signing up to participate in events or volunteer is getting easier than ever! Just go to our parish home page at and scroll down until you see the “sign up genius” logo. Click the logo to be taken to our parish events!Please note: not all projects need to be signed up for in advance, so not all will appear on the signupgenius page.


Please call Robin to pick up your 2018 or 2019 Confirmation packet - or, let us know that you will not be pursing sacramental prep at this time.  Robin 410-592-7294.  


Faith Formation Info

All are welcome, but especially for students who attend public school, or, are home schooled without a religion curriculum.

Jump to the Faith Formation page HERE.

Attention High School students: Please join our small faith community!  ALL are welcome, no matter what school you attend.  Meet during the school year in the youth room on either Sundays at 10:45am or Tuesdays at 7pm.  Contact Mrs. Charlene Quesenberry to register

Parish News

Please check out the latest Parish activities in the Bulletin or...JUMP TO CELEBRATING THE LITURGICAL SEASON




Youth Ministry Team Contact & Info:

410-592-7294  or (email is best)

PAPERLESS: Please Note: With the exception of Confirmation Invites mailed in April, all correspondence will be done through email this year.  If you change your email address, please let us know. Thanks!  If you are not receiving this newsletter via email each month, please contact Robin! :)

Welcome to Youth Ministry & FAQ's

Youth in grades 7 through 12 are invited to join us on 

Facebook:  Kellie Reynolds St. Stephen

Twitter:  saintstephenyya

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