Our youth are a vital part of parish life. Our Youth Ministry program is designed to support and nurture the growth and development of our young people in various areas. St. Bede’s Youth Ministry program has two important but separate groups of focus:
High School aged Youth in grades 9 through 12, and 7th and 8th Grade Youth.\
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The Focus is on deepening the Middle School students faith while they put their Faith in Action. Examples of how the Middle School Youth Group puts it’s Faith in Action through Social, Service and Spiritual activities including:
Thanksgiving Food Drive ~ Jared Boxes ~ Visit Twining Village ~ Prepare meals for Aid for Friends ….and much more!Catechetical component included in each MSYG gathering ~ Christmas and Easter Communion Calls with parish Priests ~ participate in the parish 40 Hours and Parish Mission
For Middle School Youth Group information contact us here.
All boys from 11 through 18 years of age are invited to join Boy Scout Troop 280. We hold monthly troop meetings from September through May. Activities include skill games, sports, crafts, special outings, camp outs, and service projects. This parish organization has been in existence for over 30 years.
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to help boys grow and develop a sense of themselves through skills that will make them self-reliant. For more information about Boy Scout Troop 280 or to volunteer to become a leader, contact:
Contact Joseph Cawley at 215-429-9998
All boys from the age of 5 years (kindergarten) through 10 years (fifth grade) are invited to join Cub Scout Pack 280. Our Cub Scouts range in rank from Lions (K) to Arrow of Light (5th). We hold monthly pack meetings. The Cub Scouts enjoy a wide range of activities that are held during the pack meetings and with their individual den meetings. The activities include skill games, sports, crafts, special outings, and nature hikes. Special events are Father/Son campouts, Pine Wood Derby Race, and the Blue & Gold banquet.
The purposes of Cub Scout program are to help parents and community organizations help boys by:
- Positively influencing character development and encourage spiritual growth.
- Developing habits and attitudes of good citizenship.
- Encouraging good sportsmanship and pride in growing strong in mind and body.
- Improving understanding within the family.
- Strengthening the ability to get along with other boys and to respect other people.
- Fostering a sense of personal achievement by developing new interests and skills.
- Showing how to be helpful and do one’s best.
- Providing fun and exciting new things to do.
- Preparing boys to become Boy Scouts.
For more information about the Cub Scout Pack 280 or to volunteer to become a leader, contact Erin Hamilton at firstname.lastname@example.org