Youth Group Meeting/News

New Year for Youth Group! 
2019-2020 Parish School of Religion is back in session and Youth Group meetings are back on Wednesday nights following P.S.R!  Start Time:  7:00 p.m.  End time:  Students may leave at 7:15 p.m. or stay for snacks and fun which ends at 8:30 p.m.
Youth Group is open to students in grades 7-12.  Youth do not have to be parishioners at either Immaculate Conception or St. John the Apostle, youth do not have to be Catholic and youth do not have to attend P.S.R.  Everyone is always welcome.  Come when you can to whatever events you choose to participate in.
This group works, prays and plays together!

January Meetings & Events
January 1, 2020-No meeting, Feast of Mary, Mother of God
January 8, 2020-7:00 p.m.
January 15, 2020-7:00 p.m.
January 22, 2020-7:00 p.m.-No PSR or YG (Bad Weather)
January 29, 2020-7:00 p.m.

Rosary for Life-Location:  St. Joseph, Farmington.  7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.   Since Youth Group is not meeting, we will not be providing transportation to this event.  If it has not also been cancelled you are still encouraged to attend with your families at your parent's discretion.

February Meetings & Events
February 5, 2020-7 p.m.
February 12, 2020-7 p.m.
February 19, 2020-7 p.m.
February 26, 2020-No Meeting!  Ash Wednesday.  Soup Supper and Mass.

Vincentian Marian Youth Mass on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 5:45  p.m.  Superbowl party snacks after Mass.  Location:  St. Mary of the Barrens (Shrine Church), Perryville

Steubenville STL 2020 early registration deadline is February 2, 2020.  Please let Candi or Brenda know before this date if you intend to go with us to Steubenville this year.  We are attending the first week which is July 10-12, 2020.  You do not need to go online to register yet, just let us know so that we can provide a headcount and pay the deposit fees.

Krispy Kreme Fund Raiser.  Date TBA.  It will be a Sunday in February.  $8/doz for glazed or $12/doz for chocolate frosted.  Taking pre-orders now.  A limited supply of glazed will be available on the day of sale on a first-come-first served basis.

March Meetings & Events
We plan to attend a Latin Mass on Saturday, March 7, 2020.  Mass will be at Ste. Genevieve at Ste. Genevieve Church, 9 a.m.  Permission slips needed and arrange your transportation with Candi or Brenda.  Families welcome if your family would like to attend.

We still have 2 2020 Cardinals Baseball calendars to sell from our calendar fundraiser.   $15 each.  

Steubenville STL 2020
July 2020

YouTube Video

Other possible activities to be scheduled:
    Latin Mass   
    Trip  to the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Perryville  
    Trip to an animal shelter
    Tour Parkland Pregnancy Resource Center  
    Day at the zoo (Spring or Summer 2019)
    Trivia Night Fund-raiser
    Car Wash Fund-raiser
    Monthly VMY Mass Perryville
    Laser Tag

Service Activity
DIY Lawn Games Continues!  Youth Group has been discussing various lawn games that we can build and put together, and we have begun construction. Finished games will be available for Youth Group use and also provided to the parish for use at special events.  Youth are asked to look around their homes for items that can be re-purposed for use as part of a DIY game.  Please discuss with parents.  All ideas/suggestions welcome!

Contact Information
Youth Ministers:

Candis Barks
Phone:  573-366-5554

Brenda Carrow 
Phone:  573-315-0591 or 573-483-2404, email:

New Members Always Welcome!    Youth should be 7th-12th Graders.  No other requirements. 
Immaculate Conception/St. John the Apostle parish cookbooks are still available for purchase through the Youth Group at the reduced rate of $5 a book.