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!  

Donuts, Muffins and Bagels for Sale!

Sunday, November 3rd, after the 8 am and 10 am Masses.
All proceeds will help pay the postage for the
Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes we are packing!


All Saints Party
Sunday, November 3rd, 4-8 pm
Home of Isabella Jones
225 Washboard Road, Cleveland
*Scavenger Hunt *Saint Costume Contest
*Campfire *Games *Food and Fun
Bring a flashlight, lawn chairs/blankets
All Teens grades 6-12 welcome!


Shoebox Packing Party
Sunday, November 10th, 4-6 pm
St. Paul Social Hall
Teens are invited to help pack 50 shoeboxes of gifts, school supplies, personal care items, etc.,
to send to children in developing countries around the world!


Upcoming Event Registration:
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, 2020