Middle School Ministry EDGE (Grades 6 – 8)

Welcome to the EDGE Middle School Youth Ministry!

Links & Documents

EDGE Grades 6-8 Registration for 2022-2023-Please click HERE.   (Available soon!)

Need to make a Tuition Payment? Please click HERE.

 

What is Edge

The EDGE is a Catholic middle school youth ministry experience created for early adolescents in grades six, seven and eight. The EDGE is designed to meet the educational, spiritual, emotional, and social needs of young adolescents. Kids are always welcomed and encouraged to invite their friends to the EDGE.

When We Meet

Students in grades 6, 7 and 8 will participate in the EDGE program starting in September and going until April. Topics will be presented to educate about the Christian Catholic faith and challenge the student to grow in a relationship with Christ. There will be large and small group activities.

EDGE Night Calendar 2022-2023

Sept. 19 – EDGE Kick-Off Night

Oct. 3 – EDGE Night

Oct. 17 – EDGE Night

Nov. 7 – EDGE Night

Nov. 21 – EDGE Night

Dec. 5 – EDGE Night

Dec. 19 – EDGE Night

Jan. 9 – EDGE Night

Jan. 23 – EDGE Night

Feb. 6 – EDGE Night

Feb. 20 – EDGE Night

Mar. 6 – EDGE Night

Mar. 20 – EDGE Night

Apr. 17 – EDGE End of Year Sports Party

Sat. April 22 – EDGE Retreat; 9am-Noon

ALL EDGE Nights are 6:30-8:00 pm in the PLC. (unless noted otherwise)

Retreats

Students in grades 6-8 are asked to attend a retreat each year. This year our retreat will be combined for Grades 6, 7 and 8.

Date: Saturday, April 22nd

Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: OLM Parish Life Center.

Retreat Theme: Self Esteem and Discipleship

 

General Information about Gathered Retreats
Students are expected to attend one retreat each year.  A permission form  will be required. Parents are needed to help chaperone. Please contact the Youth Ministry Office for more details.

EDGE Catechist & Leaders

Our EDGE  program, for our junior high teens, is looking for some fun, loving, compassionate, spiritual, and caring adults and high school teens to help us for  the coming year. We need help in these areas:

High School Teens
Serve as a Peer Mentor and assist adult leaders in a small group.

Adults
Help serve as a catechist or volunteer for the program. Whether you are a parent, grandparent or parishioner–you are welcome to help!

We need so many to help, and if many do, there will not be a huge time commitment.  If you have questions or would like to get  involved, please contact Dave Miserendino at DaveM@olmercy.com  or (331)707-5371. You can sign-up here:

EDGE Middle School Ministry Volunteers

Adults and High School Teens are invited to help with the EDGE ministry with students in Grades 6-8. You can serve as a catechists, assistant in the program or help with retreat, social or service events.
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Please  prayerfully think about this…our teens need YOU.

Contact Us

Office of Family Evangelization & Catechesis for Grades 6-12

Dave Miserendino |  Director  | DaveM@olmercy.com
(331)707-5371

701 S. Eola Road
Aurora IL 60504
Fax (630)851-3468