St. Elizabeth's Youth Group
GROW in Christ. GATHER in fellowship. SERVE our neighbors
It's that time again!
For those planning on helping/attending the Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper this Tuesday, there is the Google Form link with information about what we still need and how you can assist. https://goo.gl/forms/t9YE1XMkd4gQpYN82 It's going to be fun. See you there!!!
Yum! Our first fund-raiser was not only successful but also very tasty!
300 water balloons and two teams...
The finished product!
We all worked together to make this beautiful version of the wise men that visited the baby Jesus for the Buda Trail of Lights display.
What We're About
We're all very excited to begin this journey and hope your middle school or high school aged child would join us.
The Youth Group Leadership Team
Our Monthly Outreach Project
Sunday, September 18th, we went to the Hays County food bank in San Marcos for one of our monthly outreach mission trips. We met in the St. Liz parking lot, ate a quick lunch and then head to the warehouse to do some stocking.
We were at the facility from 1p until 3p. We accomplished a bunch and helped out thousands of people by sorting food and getting it ready for distribution.
Who, What, When, Where?
Some happenings and going's on...
This year a dream is coming true at Saint Elizabeth - we will have a dedicated youth confirmation class this fall. Confirmation is one of the Rites of Renewal. At confirmation, baptismal promises are "confirmed" and the Bishop lays apostolic hands on the head of the "confirmand", invoking the gift of the Holy Spirit. Often (but not always) a young person, the confirmand takes personal ownership of promises made in baptism, which for many happened in infancy or childhood. It's an exciting time and one we celebrate with great fanfare and feasting! Confirmation is held once a year, on the occasion of the Bishop's annual visit to the congregation.
To prepare, youth candidates will attend Confirmation Class, led by Laura Lozano, Kevin Hammond, and Pastor Jennifer. Confirmation Class will begin on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 9 am in the Mission Hall. (We'll wrap each class up at 10 am so that participants in the worship service can be ready.) The classes will continue into mid November.
Confirmation Sunday will be November 20, with a celebratory dinner the evening before for the confirmands and their parents.
Please let Kevin Hammond know by August 15 if your son or daughter will be joining us in this adventure in discipleship this fall.