Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 2:09 PM
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Youth Ministry

 


FAMILIES! 

We are committed to walking beside you as you grow your children in the Faith. 

Spend some time on our page to learn how to get involved!

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Check back often for fall program updates


 

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*FEED the HUNGRY*

Bag lunches September 27th @11am!

In lieu of gathering a hundred of us in the hall, we are asking you to participate by making sandwiches and/or donating bags of snacks, cases or water, or fresh fruit.  We will be taking these to Cathedral Kitchen, Home of the Brave and Ronald McDonald House.  Last month we gathered 839 sandwiches from your lovely kitchens--let's exceed that number!

Click here for more information and sign up


*Youth Ministry toiletry drive*

We are assisting the above charities with restocking their shelves and distributing toiletry items through the month of August. A collection box will be placed in the gathering area of the church, and you can drop off any donations after office hours by leaving them at the doors to the Kernan Center office.  Below is a list of travel size items we are collecting:

  • Deodorant
  • Body Lotion
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Disposable Shaving Razors
  • Men’s and women’s new black crew socks and underwear
  • Men’s Boxers – sizes S, M, L, XL, 2XL
  • Women’s Hipster Briefs – sizes S, M, L, XL, 2XL.

Thank you so much in advance for your generosity and love!


Prayer to Address the Sin of Racism

 

We pray for healing to address
The persistent sin of racism
Which rejects the full humanity
Of some of your children,
And the talents and potential You have given.

We pray for the grace to recognize
The systems that do not support
The dignity of every person,
That do not promote respect
For those who are seen as other,
Who bear the legacy of centuries
Of discrimination, fear, and violence.

We pray for graced structures
So children of color in Flint, and all children,
Have access to clean water and health care.

We pray for graced structures
So children of color in Mississippi, and all children,
Have quality education that will allow them to develop their gifts.

We pray for graced structures
So children of color in Camden, and all children,
Have homes where families can live in dignity and security.

We pray for graced structures
So children of color in Chicago, and all children,
Can grow up without fear, without the sound of gunshots.
Lord of all, we ask you to hear and answer our prayers.
Give us eyes to see how the past
Has shaped the complex present,
And to perceive how we must create
A new way forward,
With a new sense of community
That embraces and celebrates
The rich diversity of all,
That helps us live out your call to reject
The sin of racism, the stain of hate,
And to seek a compassionate solidarity
Supported by Your grace and Your love. 

We ask this through Christ, Our Lord. Amen.

Source: http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/racism/prayer-to-address-the-sin-of-racism.cfm


Is your young person hurting?

ASK THEM!

Our teens can find themselves in the midst of depression very quickly. Without our teachers, guidance counselors, and coaches seeing them every day, their problems can feel bigger and more oppressive.

Please check out this suicide trend alert by the Center for Parent and Youth Understanding.

It might just save your child's life.

CLICK HERE to access The Crisis of Happiness, a talk by Jim Owens about hurting, addictions and healing.

If you do not have a FORMED account, click below:


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Incarnation Youth Ministry Mission Statement 

We are focused on growing disciples who will grow other disciples. We gather. We witness. We nurture. We proclaim. We serve.

 

Our Staff:

Jessica Gettings

Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry 

youthministry@incarnation-church.org

Tom Walheim

Assistant Youth Minister

walheimt@incarnation-church.org

856-295-1946

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