Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry in the Mountains is dedicated to the continuing formation of Catholic Teens in Northeast Georgia through outreach in the community, social activities and Catholic spiritual development.  YMM is lead by a youth minister and supported by a team of trained peer leaders and parent volunteers.  All Catholic teens grades 7-12 are welcome.

Currently youth and volunteers who are involved are parishioners at St. Paul the Apostle in Cleveland, GA and St. Mark in Clarkesville, GA.  For further information contact the following:


Youth Ministry Commission:

Mary Ruth Jones, YM Coordinator  706-892-4438

Pam Hamilton 706-499-7291 (St. Mark)

Erika Rowland 904-501-1228 (St. Paul)Paula Wonders 706-768-9637 (St. Mark)

Joan Foley 765-513-5119 (St. Paul)

Rebecca Strange 706-200-7383 (St. Paul)

Cathy DeKoskie 678-697-8472 (St. Mark)


Please see the following and respond to what you can attend!  Invite a friend to participate!  
Friday, September 6: Habersham Central Stadium.  7:30 Football Game and Halftime shows!  Raiders vs Warriors.  Is there a location we can meet before the game for a prayer together?  Not familiar with the stadium.  
Sunday, September 15, 10:00 a.m.  Teens will have the ministries of the Mass.  St. Mark teens welcome also!
4 Ushers:
2 Lectors:
2 for Offertory Gifts:
Candle Bearer:  
Altar Servers: Jeremy de la Torre, Rachel Thibodeau, Noel Lammers
NOTE* For those who wish to serve in any of these ministries on a regular basis, you may contact me, and I will let the head of each ministry know so that you may be put on the regular schedule. 
Catholic Heart Work Camp registration for Summer 2020 opens on September 20th.  
The camp date is June 28-July 4, 2020
The location is Gainesville, FL
Cost for the camp is $380 per person
$100 deposit is due Wednesday, September 18, 2019.  Final payment is due April 1, 2020.  Campers can make payments throughout the year.
FYI: Steubenville Atlanta Conference will be held July 10-12