Director of Youth Ministry

I was born on November 29, 1972.  My hometown is Appleton and I have lived here all my life.  I graduated from the University of Wisconsin~Stevens Point with a B.S. degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology.  I have completed nine credits at Lakeland College in the Master’s of Theology program.  My husband, Mike, operates an adult family home where we take care of four wonderful, cognitively disabled adults.  We have two children, a daughter and a son, who bring us great joy everyday. What a gift from God.

After college, I had plans to go into psychology, specializing in counseling youth, however, God directed me down this path into ministry.  I have been in youth ministry for over 25 years and love it.

I enjoy spending time with my family, especially our children.      

You can contact me at christusyouth@christuschurch.org

Confirmation

The Confirmation program is for youth in 6th, 7th and 8th grades.  Youth are confirmed at the end of their 8th grade year.  It is a three year program that consists of lessons, fellowship and service.  After the 3 years of Confirmation, the youth will publicly renew the baptismal vows that their parent's made on their behalf.  We want them to fully understand what this means when they are confirmed in their faith.  And, we feel that this Confirmation program at Christus does exactly this and more.

Our Confirmation program meets on Wednesday evenings.  A typical evening begins with a time of fellowship around a meal.  Then, all the youth meet together in the Sanctuary where our time is opened with prayer and worship.  The Pastor and the Director of Youth Ministry engage the group in a lively lesson.  Then, the large group is divided into small groups based on their grade and gender.  This group is led by two adults, called "mentors", who further engage the youth in small group questions derived from the topic. 

We feel strongly that fellowship and service events need to also be part of the Confirmation program.  Throughout the year, the youth participate in fun fellowship events and learn to be servants of Christ through service projects.

DUE TO COVID-19, CONFIRMATION WILL BE HELD VIA ZOOM ON WEDNESDAYS AT 6:30PM. 

If you are interested in getting your child involved in our Confirmation program, please email Christine, our Director of Youth Ministry, at christusyouth@christuschurch.org.

 

January 13

6:30 p.m.

Lesson

January 20

6:30 p.m.

Lesson

January 27

6:30 p.m.

Lesson

February 3

6:30 p.m.

Lesson

February 10

 

6:30 p.m.

Lesson

February 17

 

6:30 p.m.

Lesson and participate in watching the Ash Wednesday Worship Service at 7pm; Confirmation may go longer than 7:30pm due to service

February 24

6:30 p.m.

Lesson

March 3

 

Lesson

March 10

6:30 p.m.

Lesson

March 17

6:30 p.m.

Lesson

March 24

6:30 p.m.

Service project

March 31

 

Off, Spring Break

April 7

6:30 p.m.

Lesson

April 14

 

Fellowship Activity

April 21

TBD

Picnic/Rehearsal more info will come as to if this will be able to happen

Confirmation Worship Service

TBD

 

G2

G2 is our high school youth group. G2 is currently taking a break due to COVID-19. It will begin meeting again when we are able to meet inside the church building, masked and distanced, or we can meet outside, whatever comes first. If you are interested in G2 or have any questions, please email christusyouth@christuschurch.org.

Mission Trip

2021 Summer Mission Trip: St. Louis TBD