Youth Ministry

The OLW Youth Ministry is a joyful, inclusive ministry that serves to bring high school teens closer to Christ and to each other through engaging events. Join us as we encounter Christ through teen-led nights, Adoration/Confession, fun fellowships, small groups, praise and worship, and more!

THE OFFICIAL OLW YOUTH MINISTRY WEBSITE

YOUTH MINISTRY UPDATES

High School Peer Ministry

Weekly event: Sundays, 6-9PM | all high school teens

Our renowned Peer Ministry (PM) nights are planned and led by a Core group of junior and senior members. PM nights are marked by fun games, easy companionship, teachings about our faith, praise and worship music, Adoration, and more!  

Check us out and bring a friend! 

The PM Calendar

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Kairos

4-day Retreat: June 3-6, 2022* | high school juniors & seniors

Kairos is a powerful 4-day retreat where teens are offered a safe place to be themselves, grow in fellowship, learn more about God and reflect on their lives. Kairos is led by teens and adult volunteers.

DATES: Friday, June 3 – Monday, June 6, 2022

VENUE: Our Lady of the Wayside

COST: $130 per participant (meals, snacks, supplies).

Checks should be payable to Our Lady of the Wayside Parish. Cash accepted.
If cost is an issue, please contact Arielle for scholarship opportunities.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 1st, 2022. All forms and payment must be brought to the Parish Center. Please turn them in ASAP!

*Note: Kairos 10 is a day-retreat – participants will need reliable transportation to and from the venue each day

REGISTER HERE!

If you are a parishioner that would like to volunteer at Kairos or are able to help a teen attend a Kairos retreat by donating, please contact Arielle Joaquin via the contact information below.

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High School Mission Trip

Week-long Service Retreat: June 19-24, 2022 | all high school teens

Our summer Mission Trip (through Catholic Heart Work Camp) gives high school teens an opportunity to serve those in need. Teens will be able to meet and serve alongside other youth from around the nation and engage in their faith in a fun way.

Feel called to serve those in need? Join us on mission trip!

DATES: June 19-24, 2022

VENUE: Montague High School (4900 Stanton Blvd., Montague, MI. 49437) 

COST: $710 per participant

Cost includes: CHWC programming, transportation, camp meals, facilities, supplies, and a T-shirt

Checks should be payable to Our Lady of the Wayside Parish. Cash accepted.
If cost is an issue, please contact Arielle for scholarship opportunities.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 1st, 2022. All forms and non-refundable deposit must be brought to the Parish Center. 

Space is VERY LIMITED!  We registered for less than 20 spots this year, so turn in your forms and check ASAP if you want to attend this life-changing mission trip! 

REGISTER HERE!

If you are a parishioner that would like to help a teen attend mission trip by donating, please contact Arielle Joaquin!

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Teen Ministered Mass

The 6PM Mass is ministered by our OLW teens. If you are interested in being a Lector, a Eucharistic Minister, and/or an usher, contact Kathy O’Neill!

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