Fall 2020 Programming

We’re so excited to get back to programming on SEPTEMBER 13th! We have missed you all over the summer. Unfortunately, COVID-19 means that we cannot return to normal programming. In lieu of large group gatherings, we’re moving to a small group setting! Before we let you know the plans, please note:

  1. Some of the small groups will be held in the Teen Center at HFK. We can fit 7 teens maximum in this room while social distancing. Masks will be required at all times.
  2. If you cannot make the dates/times below but still want to be part of a small group: please email Cathleen (cathleeni@hfkparish.org) or Colin (colinl@hfkparish.org).
  3. If you are interested in these small groups but uncomfortable meeting in person, please let us know! We can always work with you to see if you can Zoom into the meeting!
  4. The registration fee of $150 is waived this year. Instead, we ask that your student bring $10 (cash or check) to the first small group that they attend.

Please read all the way to the end of this page; there is information concerning united EDGE & Life Teen activities.

Teen Center

EDGE

  • Sunday Gathering for all middle schoolers:
    • 7:00 PM on Zoom
    • All 6th – 8th graders are welcome to join us!
    • Fall Semester is 12 weeks
  • Monday Small Group for all middle schoolers:
    • 6pm in the Teen Center (or on zoom)
    • All 6th – 8th graders are welcome to join us!
  • Tuesday Small Group for 6th/7th Graders or 7th/8th graders:
    • 4:00 PM in the Teen Center (or on Zoom: 6th/7th grade)
    • 6:00 PM in the Teen Center (or on Zoom: 6th/7th grade)
    • 7:30 PM in the Teen Center (or on Zoom: 7th/8th grade girls)
  • Wednesday Small Group for 8th Graders:
    • 6:00 PM in the Teen Center (With CORE Team)
    • Open to all 8th graders
    • If we have enough sign ups; we will split boys/girls

Sign up for Edge small groups here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4DA8A922A3FCC25-youth

Life Teen

  • Sunday Catholic Social Teaching Small Group:
    • 3:30 – 4:30 pm in the Teen Center
    • 6 week Session
    • Open to all high schoolers
    • The topic of this small group is Catholic Social Teaching. In a world where everyone seems to be talking about justice and human rights, it’s important to know what Christ’s Church has to say on these topics. We’ll be looking at the seven principles of Catholic Social Teaching, racism, and other topics you are interested in from a specifically Catholic perspective. One we finish this, we’ll move to a different topic for the next six weeks.
  • Sunday True Heart Small Group:
    • 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the Teen Center
    • 6 week session
    • Open to Juniors – Seniors
    • This will be our True Heart small group, which is the youth and young adult version of the Sacred Story Communities Fr. Nagel introduced to the whole parish earlier in the summer. This group will be a more rigorous prayer and spirituality group. It’s all about Ignatian spirituality and focuses heavily on developing the ability to see where God is acting in your life. It will require daily prayer and some time each day unplugged from technology. Find out more about True Heart here.
  • Wednesday Small Group:
    • 3:30 – 4:30 PM in the Teen Center
    • Topic TBD (depends on the wait lists for other groups)
    • Will run for 12 sessions
  • Wednesday Charisms Small Group:
    • 7:30 – 8:30 PM in the Teen Center
    • open to all high schoolers
    • 6 weeks
    • This will be Unleashed: Charisms, a Life Teen small group on our spiritual gifts through the lens of the Church’s religious orders! If you want to learn more about how God made you and how you can exercise your gifts, this is the group for you! After six weeks, we’ll move on to another topic.

Sign-ups

For EDGE small groups, sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4DA8A922A3FCC25-youth

For Life Teen small groups, sing up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4DA8A922A3FCC25-hsyouth

Monthly Activities

check out more info HERE

September: Adoration Night September 25th

October: Family Scavenger Hunt in Kirkland – October 31st 1pm-3pm

November: Farmer Frog’s Outreach Event (Date TBD)

December: EVENT TBD (Date TBD)

Parent Life

Holy Family Kirkland Catholic Parish Youth Ministry and Faith Formation

Blog – LifeTeen.com for Catholic Youth

Holy Family Kirkland Catholic Parish Youth Ministry and Faith Formation

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