Fall Break Schedule Changes
We have some schedule changes because of Fall Break! There will be no Formation or Youth Group on Sunday, October 14.

We'll see you at Formation on October 21 and then for the Fall Lock-In October 26-27!

Youth Lock-In
Get ready for St. Christopher's Fall Youth Lock-In! The lock-in will take place from October 26 at 8:00 p.m. until October 27 at 10:00 a.m. for 6th through 12th graders. We will have lots of fun through fellowship, games, a bonfire, and more! Friends are welcome and it is okay if you have to come late or leave early. This is a laid-back and flexible event for youth to come together to have fun and experience the love of God through community.

Contact Jenna Parker with questions.

Keep up with St. Christopher's Youth
Updates through Remind
Follow the instructions to sign up for phone updates for our events!
St. Christopher's Youth GroupMe
Youth who've been given permission to be communicated with by leadership are being added to a GroupMe (a commonly used group messaging app) to be used for updates, polls, and to keep in touch. Permission can be granted to be added to the group through the registration form's question regarding permission to contact youth. If you have already submitted the form, then you have already indicated permission. If you have questions about what you indicated or if you have submitted the form, contact Jenna.
Dinners with Youth Leader, Jenna Parker
Dear St. Christopher’s Families,

I wanted to welcome you back to the program year for St. Christopher’s Youth. I, along with Lynn Ducat, Alison Tierney and Aaron Seitz make up the newly reformed Youth Design Team. We are thrilled to have Jenna Parker as our new Youth Minister and hope that you all have had a chance to say hi and meet her through the summer. Jenna would love the chance to get to the know each of the families who have youth ages 6th grade to 12th grade a bit better and has offered to come to family’s homes to share a meal with groups of two or three families at a time. If only one family is available on a date, that will work too! We think this will be a fantastic way for both our families as well as Jenna to really learn about our youth, get some ideas and make some connections.  

In the link provided, please go on to the sign up genius to either sign up to host an evening, or attend an evening. Once you know who is hosting, please coordinate with that family to share the meal planning (getting any food allergies/preferences-Jenna is a vegetarian, although she does eat fish). The meal can be as easy as ordering pizza-this is really about getting to know one another better and starting the year off well! Please do not hesitate to be in touch with me if you have any questions!

Kate Bender
Youth Performances, Games, and Extracurricular Events
Now that school has started, I would love to support the St. Christopher's Youth in their extracurricular events! If there is a performance, game, or other important showcase you would like me to attend, please let me know throughout the year with this form and I will do my best to be there.

Thank you,

2018-2019 Youth Calendar and Forms
Youth Permission Form
As we begin our 2018-2019 program year at St. Christopher's, it's time to ensure that we have current contact information, permissions, releases, and commitments for all our youth in middle school and high school. Parents, please sit down with your teens, go through the form - including the covenant - together. You can complete and sign the form online. Use the link below to access the form.

For more information, please contact Youth Leader Jenna Parker: jparker@stchriscarmel.org
Fall Youth Calendar
Fall 2018 Youth Calendars are now available! These calendars note when there will be Youth Formation, Youth Group, Diocesan Events, and other fun activities. You can find a paper copy at church on Sunday, or receive one electronically through this email or on the youth page of the St. Christopher's website.

This Fall, youth Formation will meet every Sunday, except for those noted. Youth are invited to receive communion after the choir and then meet in the upstairs youth lounge from approximately 11:00-11:45 Sunday mornings. Youth group will occur on the second and fourth Sundays of the month from 5:00-7:00pm.  
Upcoming Parish and Youth Events
October 14 | No Youth Formation or Youth Group
October 26-27 | Fall Youth Lock-In