Youth Ministry – EDGE

EDGE - On Board Yet?

St. Joseph’s Youth Ministry is presenting EDGE, a Junior High Relational Ministry, for Grade 6, 7 or 8 youth. During an EDGE night, youth will lead youth in activities that promote a personal relationship with God, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit. Are you on board yet?

EDGE Nights will be in the church hall, usually on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month.

There will also be activities planned OUTSIDE of the Friday Nights.

Schedule

Sept 29th, 2018

  • Youth Ministry Presentation in the hall 2:00 PM.
    • See what we have done in EDGE and what we have planned this year
    • Learn about EDGE Camp
    • Find out about HS Foundations and Theology of the Body
    • Registration
    • Want to become a Supper Saint?
2018-2019
EDGE Nights Title Extra activities
Oct 19th LAUNCH:Treasure Hunters Oct 26th DRC families encouraged; Oct 28th Meet a Saint
Nov 9th BASECamp with Parents
Nov 23rd Gathering Gear Nov 24th Christ the King Rally; EDGE families encouraged
Dec 7th ADVENT Dec 24th (FAMILY) Christmas Play
Jan 11th Climbing Seasons Jan 5th, activity with EDGE families
Jan 25th Navigating
Feb 8th St Valentine March 2nd, Lift JESUS Higher Rally; EDGE families encouraged
Feb 22nd The Approach
Mar 8th Outfitters LENTEN Fundraising Activity: March 30th and 31st
SLIDE Decade Rosary give-away, before and after every Mass.
Free will donations accepted.
(Youth Ministry families: Pot-Luck Rosary making night March 30th, 6:30 to 9:30 PM)
Mar 22nd The Ascent Friday March 29th
Mass and Stations of the Cross
Apr 12th Mary’s Way of the Cross Friday April 5th
Mass and Stations of the Cross
Apr 26th Heart of God (bring a friend)
EDGE is OPEN, one night only, to all in Grade 5, 6, 7, 8. Come and meet new friends.
Arrive at 6:45. Parent must enter Narthex to sign-in their youth. Sign-out and pick up at 8:45 PM.
Got questions? Call Angie Bernard at 647-242-8429
May 10th The Apex
May 24th Giving Thanks
June 7th FINALE Source and Summit

Optional Activities through Youth Ministry

Highly Encouraged RALLIES for EDGE FAMILIES

  • Lift Jesus Higher Rally on Mar 2nd 2018.
    • This Catholic Rally includes the Rosary, testimonies, Reconciliation, Praise and Worship, and the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, often with his Eminence, Thomas Cardinal Collins.
    • Rally tickets will be available during the EDGE Nights in Feb.
    • Last year, YOUTH Rally tickets = $15 and ADULT Rally tickets = $25.
    • We travelled by GO Train with a Group Pass.

Highly Encouraged CAMP for EDGErs

EDGE CAMP EAST 2019 (August 17th to August 21st, 2019)

Price lowered:

  • $475 per camper
  • $425 Early Bird registration fee.

EDGE Camp is a 5 day overnight Catholic Camp in August at Camp White Pine, Haliburton, Ontario. Activities include: Mass, Adoration, Praise and Worship, catechesis, canoeing, kayaking, giant swing, water slide, swimming, sports, games, fellowship. The Camp is completely organized by Youth Ministers and the Office of Catholic Youth of the Archdiocese of Toronto.

We anticipate approximately 250 people, including campers, leaders, priests and sisters.  A bus will pick us up at St Joseph’s VERY EARLY on Saturday Aug 17th and will return to St Joseph’s between 3 and 5 PM on Wednesday Aug 21st with sleepy campers!

You may pay it all at once, or follow this Payment Schedule. Payments can be made by cash, cheque or gift certificates using your credit card:

Payment Schedule
DUE FOR AMOUNT
Jan 25th Edge Camp deposit 1 $200.00
Mar 9th Edge Camp deposit 2 $125.00
Apr 27th Edge Camp deposit 3
(Payments after this date will need to apply the regular price of $475)
$100.00

A CHRIST centered Gift Certificate

The Office of Catholic Youth of the Archdiocese of Toronto has made available GIFT CERTIFICATES that can be purchased online, from anywhere in the world using a credit card. If you and other family members or God-parents want to offer EDGE Camp as a gift, the certificate is easy to wrap! Also, you can ADD multiple certificates for the same camper! Gift them for any occasion!

Go to https://ocy-toronto.myshopify.com/collections/frontpage/products/office-of-catholic-youth-gift-certificate

Once you purchase a gift certificate, please forward the Code to Angie at youth.ministry@stjosephstoronto.org

Participant

If you are in Grade 6, 7 or 8 and would like to join us, please download and print the following files...

Return your completed registration form to the Youth Minister by Uploading it here.

You could alternatively hand it to the parish office.