Youth and Family
Youth & Family
For questions, contact Ryian Hilpisch at or by calling 952-890-9465 ext. 313
Some of the programs and events that Youth Ministry has to offer are:
Come to the Well is a regularly occurring night for high school and young adults with adoration, confession, and worship.
One morning a month, middle schoolers gather to eat breakfast, play games, and grow in faith.
Chillfest is a multi-church overnight winter lock-in social for middle school.
Together the youth of St. John’s put on a presentation of the Living Stations of the Cross during Lent with a whole cast and crew!
Those entering 11th and 12th grade and college students are invited to join together for a summer faith study.
Summer Stretch is designed for youth entering grades 6-8 with high school leaders as an opportunity to serve and have fun with friends new and old! Stretchers are assigned to a small group which is led by 2-4 high school/college teen leaders.
An amazing Catholic week long summer camp experience for youth entering grades 6-8 with high school leaders.
After receiving Confirmation, juniors and seniors in high school have the opportunity to grow and develop as active disciples and missionaries of Christ.
Small groups that come together twice a month to wrestle with your faith, fears, doubts, and questions as you grow in your Catholic faith. Disciple groups will use YDisciple materials.
Any confirmed Catholic high school students who want to grow in faith and leadership in the fellowship of other Catholic teens should consider Peer Ministry. They will receive formation and help host programs and events such as Confirmation, Come to the Well, Summer Bible Studies, and Extreme Faith Camp.
Refer to the calendar and EVENTS page to learn more about upcoming youth events. For general inquiries, contact Ryian at