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St. James Youth Groups

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Bible Surfers

Grades 3-5

Age 3-2nd Grade

The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is a unique approach to religious education, recognizing children's innate spiritual capacity. Developed by Sofia Cavalletti and Gianna Gobbi, this Montessori-inspired method provides a sacred space where children engage with scripture and liturgy through hands-on materials, fostering a deep relationship with God at their own pace. It empowers children to grow in faith and love, enriching their spiritual journey in a nurturing environment.

Club 3:16

Grades 6-8

Step into Club 3:16, our vibrant Youth Group for grades 6-8, inspired by John 3:16's message of God's love. Through engaging experiences blending Christian education, fellowship, and fun, we nurture spiritual growth and provide a supportive community for teenagers navigating adolescence. Our dynamic sessions delve into the Bible's teachings in relevant ways, fostering meaningful connections and a solid foundation for young minds. With dedicated leaders, we ensure every moment is filled with laughter and spiritual growth, inviting teenagers to join us on an inspiring journey of faith, friendship, and excitement.

Dive into the adventure of Bible Surfers, where Christian education merges with fellowship and excitement for kids in grades 3 through 5! Our dynamic sessions blend interactive learning with hands-on activities, guiding young hearts on a journey of spiritual growth. Beyond education, we foster a tight-knit community where kids find belonging and support. With passionate leaders and a wave of fun events, Bible Surfers creates unforgettable moments of joy and friendship, inviting your children to embark on an exciting journey of faith and fun.

St. James Future Leaders

High School

Welcome to St. James Youth Leadership Program, tailored for grades 9-12, where we nurture aspiring leaders within our community. Engage in mentorship, hands-on experiences, and workshops to develop leadership skills and deepen your spiritual connection. Join us on this empowering journey to become influential guides and teachers shaping the future of our congregation.

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