Dear Friends,

Summer is right around the corner…and so are some fantastic opportunities to make a difference in the lives of others. If you’re looking for awesome ways to grow spiritually, engage socially, and serve selflessly this summer, check out what SPARK Teen Ministry has to offer! All teens are welcome, all the time. Join us to find the SPARK that lights your soul and become the SPARK that lights the world. Upcoming events are listed below. Please sign up at the corresponding links or contact me for more information!

MOUNT OLIVE MANOR PICNIC: Join us for a special visit with our friends at the Mount Olive Manor (51 Flanders-Bartley Road, Flanders) on Thursday, June 6, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. In keeping with tradition, we will volunteer our help and smiles at the annual resident picnic. Sign-up here today!

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY BUILD: Move your faith into action by volunteering at our Habitat for Humanity build on Saturday, July 27.  Teens, ages 16 and up, as well as adults, are invited to spend a day building a home for neighbors in need of a helping hand.  Work day will run from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm in Succasunna.  Space is limited; release forms are required. Sign-up here today!

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS!:  Teen Leaders are needed to help make St. E’s 5th Annual VBS another great success!! This is a fantastic way to volunteer, expand your leadership skills, AND have an amazing time. VBS runs for crew leaders from 8:30 am to 12:15 pm on Monday, August 5, through Friday, August 9. There will be a teen orientation meeting on Monday, June 10, at 7:00 pm in the Community Room. Sign-up here to come on board and make a difference!!

Many thanks to all for your partnership in Christ!  As always, if you have any questions or if I may be of any help, please feel free to contact me.  Keeping you and your families close in my prayers.  Wishing you beautiful summer days, filled with God’s blessings!



Shannon Jones
Youth Minister/Confirmation Coordinator
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Youth Ministry
Cell: 201-407-6995


Teen Advisory  Board:  Our Teen Advisory Board  meets on specific Sundays throughout the year.  Confirmed teens are invited to help us to shape the future of Youth Ministry at St. E’s. Please keep this amazing group of teen leaders in your prayers, as they work together to write a new chapter in SPARK Teen Ministry! If you are a confirmed high school or college student and would like to serve on the board, please contact Shannon Jones.

Peer Leaders, expand your leadership role in the parish by serving as Teen Leaders in our monthly events. This will be a great opportunity to continue to build your leadership skills, grow your faith, and make a difference!

Adults, SPARK Teen Ministry depends upon your partnership! If you would like to join our adult volunteer/mentor team, please contact Shannon Jones for more details.

Set out on the journey by contacting
Shannon Jones at 201-407-6995 or at