Faith Factor 2017
Register for this local summer youth service week by June 1st!
This year St Thomas More is hosting Faith Factor--July 17-20. Youth currently in grades 6-12 are invited to attend.
What is Faith Factor:
Fox Valley youth joining together to serve our community, live the Eucharist, and learn about Catholic Social Teachings. Each day, time will be spent in prayer and service. At the end of each day, there will be time to process your experiences with peers and leaders.
Monday – 6:30-8:30pm Meet your chaperone & work groups
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 8:00am-3:00pm; work sites
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 3:30-4:00pm meet back at STM for prayer
Thursday – 4:00pm Mass followed by a Family meal
Examples of places we may serve:
Emergency Shelter, St. Vincent de Paul, Salvation Army, Harbor House, Housing Partnership, Mt. Tabor Retreat Center, nursing homes, Habitat ReStore, and more... Please be open to whatever service is needed at each place – we are the hands of Christ, doing His work! (There will not be a Vacation Bible Camp this year.)
$50 for first youth in family; $35 for each additional youth. (Checks made payable to your parish)
This covers transportation costs, T-Shirt, water bottle, continental breakfast, snacks and the family meal on Thursday.