Youth Mission Trip from Father Stephen
December 8, 2017

Dear Youth and Parents of Youth,

I'm writing about the Urban Mission Weekend being jointly sponsored by St. Paul's Indy and St. Christopher's. The Weekend will take place on January 12-14, 2018 in Chicago and will be hosted by the DOOR Network, a well-established organization with a year round professional staff. Youth in 6th - 12th grades may go. Friends are welcome.

I realize that this is late notice, but before you read any further, you need to know two things: 

  1. The total cost for each youth is $100.
  2. The registration deadline is December 22!

Here (with links) you will find the following information and forms:

St. Paul's forms (we have chosen to have St. Paul's handle these directly rather than to do separate forms for each church):

  1. St. Paul's Urban Mission Trip Permission Slip

  1. Flyer and Info Sheet about the trip

Youth can also register online at

Kate Bender has graciously offered to be a chaperone on this trip. If other parents are interested in serving in this capacity, I'm sure that the help would be welcome. Because of my responsibilities here at St. Christopher's, I'm not able to attend.

This looks like a great opportunity for St. Christopher's Youth to learn and grow. I expect one of the highlights will be the opportunity to attend Sunday morning worship with Christians whose liturgical style in quite different from that of the Episcopal Church.

I will have copies of the forms and information sheet at this Sunday evening's Youth Group meeting. We'll meet in the Youth Lounge from 5 to 7 pm. The menu is a taco bar. I'll be happy to answer questions before or after the Youth Group meeting, or you can always email me or call me.  


Father Stephen