What We Offer
To offer opportunities that engage young people in positive, healthy, Christian/spiritual ways. Our goal is that all youth in the community will be involved in St. Matt's or Outreach related activities.
- Work Days - Summertime half days of odd jobs around St. Matthew's. The use of supersoakers may be involved.
- Sunday School - Classes during 10 am services during the school year for pre-schoolers, primary, intermediate and young teens. Taught by parishioners using a standard curriculum: The Whole People of God.
- Teens - Youth Group meets, plans and does. Be ready for some fun!
- Youth Orchestra - Bring an instrument and play during occasional Sunday Services and concerts.
- Folk Group - Guitars and more during Sunday Services on the second Sunday of the month.
- Youth Forum Cooordination - Working with Guidance Counselors at Goffstown Area High School on issues of importance to teens.
- Partnership with Crispins House - Local oraganization dedicated to youth.
- Hosting Girls Scouts - Girl Scout troops use St. Matthew's facility for meetings.
- Youth Delegate - Delegate to Episcopal Diocese of NH Southern Convocation.
- Nursery help - During Sunday Services.
- Acolytes - ministry for those parishioners 4th grade through adult who wish to assist at the Altar during worship.
- Parish Youth Caucus -
- Teen Institute Programs -
- Alcohol and Drug Use Programs: Making Change
- Youth helping with Community Clothing Center - Volunteering monthly to put clothes on racks and assist customes.
- Supporter of the Volunteens program. The organization links teens to local, safe volunteer opportunities. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions or would like to participate in this ministry, please contact the Rector at email@example.com or Vestry liaison Randy Cheyne.