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High School Youth Ministry

All of our programs are open to any high school student. There is no requirement that participants be Catholic, or even a member of St. John Neumann Parish. Some events require permission slips (indicated on the calendar above) but most don’t even require pre-registration. Parents are invited to contact Chris, the youth minister, at any time with questions: (734) 635-7258 or


Upcoming Dates & Events

  • CLICK HERE to download entire summer calendar!
  • June 24: Kickoff BBQ, 7-11pm (Flyer)
  • July 11: Youth Group, 7-9pm
  • July 15: Ultimate Frisbee and Lawn Sports, 7-9pm
  • July 18: Youth Group, 7-9pm
  • July 19: Beach Day, 10-4:30pm (Flyer / PS)
  • July 22: Ultimate Frisbee and Lawn Sports, 7-9pm
  • July 25: Youth Group, 7-9pm
  • July 27: Farm Day, 7:30am-2:30pm (Flyer / PS)
  • July 29: Ultimate Frisbee and Lawn Sports, 7-9pm
  • August 1: Youth Group, 7-9pm
  • August 2: Food Gatherers, 8am-12pm (Flyer / PS)
  • August 5: Ultimate Frisbee and Lawn Sports, 7-9pm
  • August 8: Youth Group, 7-9pm
  • August 9: Detroit Catholic Tour, 8am-4pm (Flyer / PS)
  • August 12: Ultimate Frisbee and Lawn Sports, 7-9pm
  • August 15: Youth Group, 7-9pm
  • August 17-18: Overnight Party, 8pm-8am (Flyer / PS)

High School Youth Group

HSYG meets on Wednesdays from 7-9pm. Meetings are open to all young people in grades 9-12 regardless of whether or not they are members of SJN or are Catholic. We welcome all young people! HSYG meetings are facilitated by our teen leadership team and cover a variety of topics and issues. We encourage teens to take the “3 Meeting Challenge” and give HSYG a try for 3 meetings as that is the best way to get a feeling for the diversity of activities that take place for high school students!

The Before Party

The Before Party is a loosely-structured time for teens to come, relax after school, briefly pray together, and share a meal before youth group starts. Teens can drop-in to the youth center anytime between 2:30-4:30pm to work on homework, talk with friends, play games, etc. At 4:30pm we will gather quickly for prayer and then share a meal together. All attendees must arrive by 4:30pm (or just come at 7:00pm for youth group!). (Flyer)

Disciple Groups

Disciple Groups are short-term, small groups where teens explore different topics and issues related to their Christian faith! These groups may meet at various times and places but require a short-term commitment. Within the small group teens and mentors build relationships that aid them in exploring the faith. Check out our list of Offerings here!