Youth Ministry

Coordinator of Youth Ministry (CYM)

St Mary and St Henry Catholic Churches (2,200 families) in Marshalltown,IA, are seeking a full-time, bilingual (Span/Eng) CYM.  Position requires a BA degree in Theology/Pastoral Ministry/related field and certificate in Youth Ministry.  Must be a faithful, practicing Catholic. Please submit resume by May 15, 2014, to Patty Cook

Job Description for Coordinator of Youth Ministry

Youth Connect

Mission Statement

The three main goal of Youth Ministry

Established in 1985 under the direction of Archbishop Daniel Kucera.

  • To empower young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today
  • To draw young people to responsible participation in the life, mission, and work of the Catholic faith community
  • To foster the total personal and spiritual growth of each young person



“Calling Youth to serve as leaders in their primary communities”

CONNECT/CONECTADO will be very beneficial for you and for the community.

The goal of the program is to provide you with the tools to become a successful

youth leader.

YOU are the future and the present of the Catholic Church!

Group “CONNECT”  7-8 & 9-12 grades

St. Mary’s church

10 West Linn St. Marshalltown, IA 50158


Archdiocese of Dubuque requires one signed ose-annual consent-waiver form 1314  spanish for each youth (for all activities ) in both Youth Ministry and Faith Formation.

Activities for YOUTH

7th & 8th Grades

Middle school Youth Ministry is generally held during school year, (locations, day, & time can vary.)                                                                                                                                                                                      Also we offer these interesting activities outside the Parish gatherings to you:

  •  Summer camp
  •  Fun and Adventure
  • Service opportunities
  •  7th & 8th Grade Youth Rally
  •  6th & 7th grades Just 5 Days (summer)


9-12 Grades

  NDvision           NCYC   &   CHWC

High School Youth Ministry for 9th through 12th graders gathers throughout the school year, with special activities during summer months, some of this activities are:

Ø     CONECTADO Group, meeting Thursdays @ 6:30 – 8:15
Ø     Connect group, meeting Wenesday @ 6:30-8:00 (day and time can vary)
Ø     Theology of the Body
Ø     Summer Camp Peer Leader
Ø     Christian Leader Institute (CLI)
Ø     Catholic Heart WorkCamp (Annual Mission Trip)
Ø     Catholic Faith Handbook
Ø     Archdiocesan Youth Rally: 

 Ø     Teens Encounter Christ (TEC) (High School Seniors’ Retreat) B