J2A (grades 7-9) Youth Leaders: Dennis King and Tracy Martin
J2A is the second phase of the Journey to Adulthood program from LeaderResources. Our group is preparing for Pilgrimage and Confirmation as they learn the six main skills of adulthood: Active listening, Negotiation, Assertion, Information Management, Partnership, and Leadership. In the summer of 2016 the J2A Group will participate in an overnight Urban Adventure to Philadelphia or New York from Sept 30 – Oct 2, 2016 Their pilgrimage will take place in 2018.
In addition, J2A youth are invited to participate in our Second Sunday youth dinner and activities from 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The Rector, Lay Associate and youth leaders engage with the young people in a family style supper followed by a variety of activities. Parents take turns preparing and serving the meals when the activities take place on site..
Past Sunday evening meetings have included a:
- Corn Maze Trip and Chili Supper
- Laser Tag
- Service project: preparing dinner for Towson University Campus Ministry
- A dinner at St Mary’s in Hampden followed by a tour of 31st Street Christmas Lights