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Volunteers Needed

The Youth Ministry Program is currently seeking volunteers for the 2020-21 school year. Several opportunities are available with varying degrees of time commitments. Please lend your talents to our growing high school program and inspire the future of our young church! We especially need help with our High School LifeTeen nights. Please contact Therese Hartley at 317-432-2059 (c) or thartley@stluke.org with any questions or to volunteer.

St. Luke Youth Ministry Advisory Council
Commitment: 2 hours/ 2-3 times per year
The Youth Ministry Advisory Counsel is designed to recommend, develop and measure Youth Ministry activities in support of our Youth Ministry Vision Statement, and is ideally comprised of adult parishioners representing involvement in a wide variety of parish ministries. Currently, that statement will be adopted by the board in the Fall of 2020. The Board meets 2-3 times a year.

Recommended attendance to ArchIndy Into the Heart Formation on August 15, 2020;  9am-Noon, in the Fr. Courtney Room.

 

St. Luke Youth Ministry Core Teams
Commitment: Varies per Committee
Youth Ministry Core Teams are adult volunteers that assist in implementing Youth Ministry activities. Members serve on one or more of the subcommittees of the Jr High School, High School and College teams. Activities below are the subcommittees of each team, and may be changed based on the needs of the program.

Required: All team members must have completed Safe and Sacred and a volunteer background check.
Recommended attendance to ArchIndy Into the Heart Formation on August 15, 2020;  9am-Noon, in the Fr. Courtney Room.

Jr. High Team                                                                  Commitment: 1-5 Hours/Month

North Deanery & ArchIndy Events: Assists in chaperoning or attaining chaperones for the four North Deanery Jr. High Gatherings and other events in addition to planning the February Gathering hosted by St. Luke. Helps coordinate participation in Archdiocese Ignite Conference and Middle School Retreat.

Outreach: Works with the Youth Minister in collecting and updating contact information for junior high students and parents, as well as the promotion of the program to junior high stakeholders. Social Media skills beneficial!

Pro-Life Club: With the Youth Minister, plans the semi-monthly luncheons for the group including the calendar, speaker, food prep, and volunteers to co-host (chaperone). Also helps with other Pro-Life Activities including the 8th grade Indiana Rally for Life Field Trip, and Fall & Spring 40 Days for Life Campaigns in addition to other events coordinated with the St. Luke Pro-Life Committee.

SERV (Students Encouraging Religious Vocations) Club: Helps organize, plan and implement Jr High Vocations activities including semi-monthly SERV luncheons, 7th Grade Vocations Field Trip, 8th grade Mini-Retreat in May, and the Archdiocese Ordination Mass in June. Responsibilities will occasionally include coordination with the Indianapolis Serra Club.

Service: Lead in communicating service opportunities and staffing volunteers if needed.

High School Team                                                           Commitment: 2-6 hours/month

Bible Studies: Helps in leading bible studies for boys or girls independently. Some training required and schedule is to be determined based on interest.

Catechesis: Works with the Youth Minister and program facilitators for the Theology of the Body program and Apologetics classes.

LifeTeen: Adults assist in running LifeTeen Nights every 2 weeks on Sunday evenings, mid September-May. Responsibilities will include using LifeTeen resources to plan and implement the chosen topic series using the Proclaim, Break, Send format. Included in the LifeTeen program are games/activities, concessions, and witness responsibilities.

North Deanery & Archdiocesan Events: Assists in chaperoning or attaining chaperones for High School events as needed. Help coordinate participation in the annual Ski Trip, Indianapolis Vigil for Life, the semi-annual March for Life in Washington, DC, and Kings Island Trip, as well as ArchIndy’s annual Senior Retreat and High School NET Retreat.

NCYC: Assists the Youth Minister with all preparation, promotion, and implementation of St Luke’s participation in the semi-annual National Catholic Youth Conference. A chair is needed for this committee with several volunteers for specific duties before, during, and following the November 2021 event.

Outreach: Works with the Youth Minister in collecting and updating contact information for parishioner high school students and parents, as well as the promotion of the program to high school stakeholders. Social Media skills beneficial!

School Ambassadors: A representative parent from each of our student’s high school is desired. Ambassadors are asked to establish contact with our St Luke students attending their specific high school, supporting and encouraging those students in their activities and promoting the St Luke Youth Ministry program to those families. Specific guidelines will be provided in accordance with the Archdiocesan’s Safe and Sacred policies.

Service: Lead in communicating service opportunities and staffing volunteers if needed. Research and help plan summer mission opportunities.

Special Events: A few social events are planned each year through this committee. Responsibilities involve planning, promotion and publicizing these events including the creation of a high school parent group to stay connected and learn through shared experiences of parenting high schoolers in our Catholic faith.

College Team                                              Commitment: 1-4 hours/4-5 times per year

LOCK: Coordinates the care packages and mailings for LOCK (Love Our College Kids) with one small mailing and one care package mailing each semester.

Outreach: Assists Youth Minister with collecting and updating contact information for parishioner College, Military, and Post-High School graduation students and parents. Includes gathering college information to report to the Newman Connection for campus Newman Centers and Catholic Parishes. Works with School Ambassadors to update graduating high school student information.

 

Jr. High  

Program schedule to begin in September pending school calendar and daily schedule.

 

College

nullL.O.C.K: LOVE OUR COLLEGE KIDS
College Age Youth: We are  beginning the LOCK program to support and encourage the faith our our college age young adults. A few  times each semester, we will be sending care packages to all of our young  adults in college and the military.

We need:

  • The addresses, cell phone numbers and emails of college youth and military.
  • Parents to help coordnate the mailings for the months September-April.

Please contact Therese Hartey for information or to volunteer for this ministry.

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