The Episcopal Church Welcomes Youth!
St. Patrick’s Episcopal Youth Community (EYC) is made up of 6th-12th graders coming
together to celebrate, worship, and fellowship.
“The Episcopal Church strives to walk with young people on their journeys from childhood to
adulthood, recognizing their gifts for ministry, their questions about spirituality, and their desire
to make a difference in the world.” ( We at St. Patrick’s offer a variety of
options to engage our youth in opportunities to learn and grow in the faith and as a community of

EYC Sunday Nights

EYC Sunday Nights meets on Sunday evenings from 5:30-7:30pm. Youth in grades 6-12 gather
to explore their personal and communal identity in Jesus Christ through meaningful community-
building experiences, engaging Bible study, and relevant learning activities.

EYC Confirmation Class for 9th -12th graders meets regularly the year leading up to the Bishop’s
next visit. This group is led by the Clergy. Between meetings youth are asked to complete
experiential hours and write a 250-word reflection on their experiences. These include
interviewing and shadowing lay ministries, attending a religious service outside of St. Patrick’s,
talking with a member of the ordained ministry, and with a lay person who views their work as

EYC Adventures
EYC Adventures provide a time for youth to be together in the abundance that is God’s creation.
Most outings take place on Saturdays with a few occurring on Sundays. Adventures have
included hiking, karaoke, bowling, a trip to the Ohio State Penitentiary, and more.

Contact the church office for additional information via email at or by phone at 614-766-2664.