Hey High Schoolers and Junior High Schoolers!

We will be kicking off the new year of youth ministry

Join us for a picnic!

Sunday, September 29th
5-8 p.m. at Emmanuel.


Parents and siblings are invited and encouraged to attend so that Pastor J.J. and the youth group facilitators get to know the families of our youth and so the families get to know us.

Our regular meetings will be held on the fourth Sunday of each month starting October 27th .


We are trying something different this year. Confirmation class will be held from 4:45 to 5:45, followed by dinner at 6pm and the activity planned for that evening, ending at 8 p.m. We will share and discuss our plan for the year of activities and service projects at the picnic, so please try to attend. We are looking forward to making youth group a fun and enriching activity

Leader bios:
Mary Jo and Kevin Smith:

Mary Jo and Kevin Smith have been married 32 years and with a daughter, Hannah and new son-in-law, Alex. They have been members of Emmanuel Lutheran for 2 years, but have known Pastor JJ since he was a young man at Berkeley Hills Lutheran Church.
Mary Jo was born and raised in Etna and attended Thiel College majoring in Medical Technology. She works at UPMC Children's Hospital in the clinical Microbiology Lab. She enjoys cooking, baking, gardening and their two puggles, Sam and Dewey.

Kevin attended CMU graduating with an architectural degree in 1983. He met Mary Jo while she completed her clinicals at West Penn Hospital. Since that time they have made their home in the North Hills. Kevin is Director of Architecture for Extech Corporation and enjoys woodworking, painting, and home renovations. He enjoys his wife’s gourmet cooking along with racquetball to burn off those delicious calories!

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