PARISH YOUTH MINISTRY TEAM
The goals of our group are:
- To encourage and promote the voice of youth in the Hervey Bay City Parish.
- To provide a variety of faith filled activities for Parish Youth and their families.
- To encourage and support liturgies that engage the youth.
- To collaborate with the Parish Pastoral Council and other ministries with the Parish.
- To foster our youth’s pride in the Catholic faith.
- To work together with other Christian organisations in Hervey Bay.
- To engage and support youth in community events.
The Parish Youth Ministry Team believes that by being there and supporting our youth we will encourage and develop a sense of pride, a place of comfort and support as well as a faith that will stay with them forever.
The PYMT members are composed of a number of youth and adults along with the Parish Priest.
Contact person: Carmel Donnelly on 4128 1238
CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD
Children’s Liturgy is provided for our youngsters at the Sunday 9.00am Mass during each of the school terms. The purpose of this ministry is to deliver the day’s gospel message to our children in a child-friendly and age- appropriate way. All leaders are volunteers and each holds a Qld Working with Children’s “Blue Card”.
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION IN STATE SCHOOLS
Trained volunteers go into State Schools which offer the ecumenical RE program. Scripture is the main focus of the lessons. Both the Hebrew and Christian scriptures are presented.
Volunteers are rostered to a class to teach in and work in with the school involved. As the numbers of school age children is constantly increasing in our area, there is a great need for more people to become involved in this ministry. You would be most welcome if you felt you wanted to come on board and serve in this way.