Youth Ministry

Mr. John Welte, Minister of Youth - john.welte@st-matthew.org

Current Youth Information and Events

**Cedar Point Trip: As of 6/6/21 we have 2 spaces available for the Monday, June 28 Middle and High School Cedar Point trip.  Contact John Welte for more information.**

Calling all future Sixth graders you are now able to join us for Middle School Events.

Calling all future Freshman you are able to attend both Middle and High School events this summer.

Confirmation Parent Information

If you have a child currently in Seventh Grade or Higher who has not started the confirmation process and would like to learn about our confirmation process please contact John Welte at john.welte@st-matthew.org.   

Middle School Wild Wednesdays - Wednesdays, 7:00 - 8:30PM | Walled Lake Campus (unless otherwise specified)

  • Join us for crazy games, fellowship, friends, devotion, and snack.
  • Regular Wild Wednesdays are paused for the summer, but we will have some special events during the summer months, including the upcoming events:
    • July 7, 7-8:30pm - Middle School Water Wars, Walled Lake Campus - Come dressed to get soaked from head to toe.  You will need a watergun that can be filled from a kiddie pool.  Friends are welcome to join us!

High School Sunday Night Gathering - Sundays, 7:00 - 8:30PM | Walled Lake Campus (unless otherwise specified)

  • SNG is a great way to meet new friends, have some fun, spend some time in the Word, and of course have a snack.
  • Regular Sunday Night Gatherings are paused for the summer, but we will have some special events during the summer months, including the upcoming events:
    • July 8, 9am-12noon - High School Kayaking on the Huron River - We will meet and pick up at the Proud Lake State Park headquarters launch on Wixom Road.  Need to borrow a kayak and lifejacket or have one you can loan us please email John.

High School Ohio Summer Mission Trip - July 18-24

High School Ohio Summer Mission Trip will be July 18-24, returning to Caldwell Ohio.There a couple student spaces still open on a first come first serve basis or are you an adults interested in serving as chaperones please contact John.

College Age Summer Mission Trip - August 1-7

College Age Summer Mission Trip is August 1-7. We will be returning to Caldwell Ohio. Registration forms are available from John Welte.

St. Matthew Youth Group Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/stmatthew.yg.7.  

You can check out photos and videos from past events and catch last minute updates.  

Wanted: Email addresses of all sixth through eighth grade students and their parents.  

Email john.welte@st-matthew.org to have them added or deleted from the weekly update.