Youth Discipleship Ministry

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Interested in sending your teen to Extreme Faith Camp?

Just fill out the online registration form and medication form.

The fee is $385 for middle-school campers or $100 for high-school leaders. It can be made out in check to the Church of St. Therese and turned in to the parish office. (Financial assistance is available.)

Reach out to Joe Schiltz at jschiltz@st-therese.org or (952) 261-0591 with questions!

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OUR MISSION

To live in love in Jesus through His Catholic Church and to draw young people into doing the same.


Summer Blast Schedule

Jesus doesn’t rest during the summer so neither will we! Summer Blast is open to all students grades 6-12. This program is free for everyone! So invite your friends and join us as we enjoy the summer together!

June

6/19 : Hot Topic Night 6:00-7:30pm - The Catholic Church & Gay Marriage

We will be meeting in the Youth Room and discussing the Catholic perspective on gay marriage. Don’t agree with this perspective? Great! Come and tell us why! You aren’t exactly sure what the Church teaches on this topic? Awesome! Come, learn, and join the discussion!

6/26: Feed My Starving Children 6-7:30pm - Please meet us at the Feed My Starving Children location in Chanhassen. The whole family is invited to pack with us as we help to feed hungry kids all around the world!

July

7/3 : Bonfire at St. Therese 8:00-9:30pm - Ready for more s’mores? We will meet at the bonfire pit again and enjoy some outdoor games!

7/10 : No summer blast - Pray for us as we head to Extreme Faith Camp!

7/17 : Adoration & Snuffy’s 6:00-7:30pm - Isn’t sitting with our Lord peaceful?

7/24 : Hot Topic Night 6:00-7:30pm - The Catholic Church & Abortion

We will be meeting in the Youth Room and discussing the Catholic perspective on Abortion. There are a lot of ifs, ands, or buts when it comes to this topic. What are your thoughts on the abortion debate? Come, learn, and join the discussion!

7/31: Arc Thrift Store 6:00-8:00pm - We will be unpacking and sorting donations such as clothing, accessories, household items, books, toys, jewelry, etc. and help get them ready for the sales floor. Proceeds from Arc's Value Village benefit The Arc Minnesota, serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Please meet us at the Value Village at 6pm. Please let Addy know if your student needs a ride!

Arc's Value Village Richfield
6528 Penn Avenue South

https://www.arcsvaluevillage.org/

August

8/7: Bonfire at St. Therese 8:00-9:30pm - Are you sick of s’mores yet? There will be more s’mores, outdoor games, and - dare I say - a guitar?

8/14 : Adoration & Snuffy’s 6:00-7:30pm - This is our last adoration together before the school year starts!

8/21 : Hot Topic Night 6:00-7:30pm - The Catholic Church & The Eucharist

Wait? That bread is actually Jesus? No way. Come and find out for yourself, or tell us why you don’t agree! We will meet in the Youth Room to discuss this topic and get to the bottom of this very disagreeable Truth.

8/28 : ICA Foodshelf 6:00-7:30 - As we wrap up the summer, we will be meeting at the ICA Foodshelf to help distribute food!

ICA Food Shelf
11588 K-Tel Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55343


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Need more coffee?

We have Fair Trade Organic coffee, chocolate, and tea available for immediate purchase at the St. Therese Parish Office! Email Addy Diaz at adiaz@st-therese.org to place your order or to receive more information. All profits benefit Youth Discipleship Ministry!

Coffee: Organic Breakfast Blend, Organic French Roast, Organic French Roast Decaf, Mama Tierra

Tea: Rooibos, Black Tea, Chamomile, Mint Green, Green Tea with Ginger, Chai

Chocolate: Dark Chocolate Mint, Dark Chocolate Very Dark, Dark Chocolate Almond, Milk Chocolate, Milk Chocolate Caramel.


Contact Addy Diaz for more information!

Contact Addy Diaz for more information!