“RE-ENERGIZING their youth” and being “living witnesses to all” are two of the “challenges” of the newly commissioned Youth Ministry Team in Hervey Bay City parish.
The 15-strong crew, who will exercise youth leadership for two years in the parish, ran a workshop on May 20 enjoyed by 30 of their “younger members”.
Campus Minister and parish Youth Co-ordinator Carmel Donnelly said the experience included “teaching the kids a new song with some groovy moves” as well creating a ‘Make Poverty History’ banner that they sent away to the campaign itself.
Another banner-like creation, designed by the team, displaying their creed of beliefs, is being featured as part of parish jubilee celebrations this weekend.
The youth ministry creed cites Christian living, equality, care for our country and genuine friendship as integral parts of its purpose.
“We will extend the hand of friendship to our brothers and sisters and bring faith and hope to those who have none”, it reads.
The creed also asks God for guidance as the youth “work together” to “achieve great things”.
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