Middle School Youth Ministry

Would you like your teen to receive text and/or email updates about Youth Ministry directly to their own phones? Parental consent is required annually to do so. Click here for the 2022-2023 Electronic Communications Consent Form.

Questions about Youth Ministry programming? Contact Gabriel.Leahy@StJosephCommunity.org or at 651-313-8591.

Adult Help Need to Make Youth Ministry Nights Happen! We need to maintain a 1:8 ratio of Essential 3 Complaint Adults to youth at each session. Click here to sign-up to help with Middle School Youth Nights!


Summer Camp 2023!
June 18-23, 2023

Register ASAP as we have limited spots reserved for Summer Camp 2023! Fundraising opportunities will be available to ideally reduce the cost.

Register directly with Damascus by clicking HERE.

Our Group Code is:  STJOENW23

Because we are fundraising, do not need to pay anything directly to Damascas - you can enter code STJOEFULL in the sponsorship code space. $50 Deposit is required to St. Joesph upfront - pay via check OR online. Click here to pay your MS Camp Deposit online.

OPEN TO CURRENT 8-12 Graders
Steubenville Youth Conference "REFUGE"
July 14-16, 2023
$400 ($375 Early Bird if Register before Jan. 10)

Join us for Steubenville 2023 "REFUGE" at Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, MN. We join 1,500+ teens from around the Midwest for a weekend of dynamic speakers, live praise & worship, the Sacraments, and more! This weekend has great impact on our teens and is popular - register today!

Click here for Steubenville 2023 Online Registration

Registration is not complete until we receive a $50 non-refundable Deposit. Click here to pay for your Steubenville deposit OR drop a check off at the parish office. 

Middle School Youth Group
Weekly Youth Group on Thursdays 7p-8:30pm

Drop in and join us for a fun night of prayer, faith talks, and games. No need to RSVP. Free event. All are welcome.

NO Youth Group on the following dates:

  • Oct. 6 (Family Formation Week)
  • Oct. 20 (MEA)
  • Nov. 10 (Family Formation Week)
  • Nov. 24 (Thanksgiving)
  • Dec. 8 (Immaculate Conception / Family Formation Week)
  • Dec. 22 (Christmas Break)
  • Dec. 29 (Christmas Break)
  • Jan. 5 (Family Formation Week)
  • Feb. 2 (Family Formation Week)
  • Feb. 23 (Ash Wednesday Week)
  • Mar. 2 (Family Formation Week)
  • April 6 (Holy Thursday / Holy Week)
  • April 13 (Family Formation Week)
  • May 4 (Confirmation Final Prep Week)
  • May 18 (Confirmation Mass at the Cathedral)

Last Middle School Youth Group for 2022-2023 will be June 1, 2023

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