God has a special love for the
young adults in our community as they enter the most important
decision-making period of their lives, and we hope to enrich their lives
with the knowledge of God's strength, love and encouragement.
Here's what's going on in Youth Ministries
for Fall 2012
"Therefore encourage one another and build
one another up, just as you are doing (Thessalonians 5:11), "For where two
or three are gathered in my name, there am I, [Jesus], among them." (Matthew
Scripture is full of people gathering in small
groups to pray, teach, learn, and serve. Our goal for small groups is
that you'll be able to connect with other teens with Christ in a small and
There will not be certain days or time that
your group will meet, it will depend on your availability and the
availability of others. This is an 8-week commitment, running from the
week after Labor Day (September 8) through the end of October.
click here to download the form and
return it by Monday, September 2. You can print it out and turn it in
to Tara's box in Stl Aidan's office or scan and email it to
Youth Group (grades 6th - 12th)
From 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
each Sunday we come together for dinner, challenging and relevant
discussions and activities, and always games and friends! Youth Group begins
in the Fall.
On Wednesday nights, Junior
and Senior High school students are invited to participate in an in-depth
look at the bible through study and prayer with peers.
Sunday School is offered for
teens in grades 6-8 an grades 9-12 from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. in the Cottage
(the white building at the front of the property) for a life-oriented,
Scripture-based Sunday School class led by Martha Myers, Linda Bowman, Liz
Kidd, David Ford, Kori Baker, and Tara McMurdy.
Our FABULOUS Youth
Ministry Leaders, Tara McMurdy, Jonathan Edman, Carrie Kozel, Eduardo Perez
Schoen, and Jennifer Stecher lead our youth group for grades 6 through 12.
For more information, please contact Tara McMurdy at 480-290-8971 or via
Mission Trips and Retreats
Many times the most helpful thing we can do is to get away to be with
God and to do Godís work in the world. We go on a yearly mission trip and
often do mission-based activities in youth group. We also offer various
retreats based on life-situation, like girlsí retreat and Confirmation