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 pray for the following teens and chaperones from St. Paul & St. Mark who have made a commitment to service and spiritual enrichment this summer. We are grateful for your support of our
youth both prayerfully and financially, as many have given so generously to our various fundraisers.
Steubenville Atlanta, July 12-14:


Infinite Energy Center

6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Duluth, GA 30097


Overnight Accomodations: 

All Saints Catholic Church

2443 Mt Vernon Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338



Mary Ruth Jones 706-892-4438

Rebecca Strange  706-200-7383

Robert Ketch  706-988-9535



Rebecca’s Ford Honda Accord

Mary Ruth will drive a rented 7 passenger mini van



Teddy Strange

Maria McCue

Madeline McCue

Chloe Rowland

Mayela Urquiza

Katie Sherman

Rachel Thibodeau

George Ketch

Ellawyn Ketch


Departing at  2:45 pm, Friday, July 12 from St. Paul

Pick up Mayela and Rachel at Chick-fil-A, Jesse Jewell Pkwy, 3:30 pm


Returning at approx. 2:00 pm, Sunday, July 14 to St. Paul, with stop at same Chick-fil-A parking lot to drop off Mayela and Rachel, if desired.