Youth Ministry

Celebrate with Life TeenSt. Matthew Youth Ministry is committed to providing our teens with opportunities for personal growth through catechesis (religious education), fellowship, service, outreach and leadership.

The Mass                                         Sundays at 5:30 pm
At the Sunday 5:30 pm Mass, teens and their families experience the depth of God’s love through the Word, the community and the Eucharist. Relevant preaching and contemporary music bring the Catholic Mass to life.




Summer Youth Events!!


 ~ ~ ~ SOCIAL EVENTS ~ ~ ~

LIFE NIGHTS (6:30 - 8:30 pm)
Saturday, Aug. 1     Tacky Prom
Sunday, Aug. 2       Water Night
Sunday, Aug. 16     Freshman Welcome

Click here to sign up for the following events.
Click on individual event for permission form.
Tuesday, Aug. 4       Whitewater Center


High School Bible Study ( June 28, July 12, 19, 26)
Sundays from 6:30-8 pm; St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians.

Steubenville Atlanta (July 10-12)
An incredible weekend of live music, engaging speakers, and a few thousand teens.
Click here for permission slip.

Life Teen Summer Camp (July 13-18) FULL
Travel from July 13-18 to Camp Hidden Lake to spend  week with Life Teen staff and missionaries, having fun and growing in faith.

Student Leadership Team Retreat (Aug. 8-9)
The Student Leadership Team is for upperclassmen interested in growing deeper in their faith through prayer and service. This retreat kicks off the SLT year.
Click here for application and commitment form.


Compete 6:12 Sports Ministry (Third Wednesday)
June 17, July 15, and August 19
High schoolers play from 6-7 pm, and can volunteer to help from 7-8:30 pm with middle school. Food will be served at 7 pm for volunteers.
Click here to sign up.    Click here for permission slip.

Serve Charlotte’s Homeless Uptown Walk (2nd and 4th Sundays)
June 28, July 12, July 26, August 9
Walk through Uptown Charlotte from 3-5 pm serving our homeless neighbors directly with gifts of water, snacks, and a conversation. Parents must join us for this event.
Click here to sign up.    Click here for permission slip.

World Hunger Meal Packing - July 10-11
Help pack meals for families in Haiti. Strong teens are needed on Friday evening and in shifts on Saturday to carry supplies. We also have a meal packing table from 3-5 pm for teens.
Click here to sign up.

Catholic Heart Workcamp - July 19-25  FULL
A week of serving God and others in Charleston, SC. The CHWC trip is full this year. More adults are needed in order to expand our numbers next summer.

Serve Charlotte’s Homeless Dinner - July 30
On 5th Thursdays of the year our youth deliver and serve dinner to men and women at the County Resource Center in Uptown Charlotte. Click here to sign up.





 **High School Youth Minister  Mark Bartholet  704-543-7677 x 1052

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