Youth & Young Families

Contact the YYF

Please use our contact form or call the church office at 302 656-6628.

Youth & Young Families = YYF

The Youth & Young Families (YYF) group is a growing whirlwind of young parishioners. The group ranges in age from 10 years old to 21 years old. 

YYF and the Vestry will host our annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake (and more) Supper on Tuesday, March 5th. Take out is available at 5:00 p.m., dinner is served beginning at 5:30 p.m.  $10 for pancakes, chicken, mac ‘n cheese, green beans and great conversation!  All are welcome.

A Youth & Young Families (YYF) Ministry Outreach Project

Please donate items for this event to be held on November 12th at Rodney Square from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Leave them in the box in the Narthex or in the Church Office. These items will be shared with those who are in need.
Bottles of water
Granola Bars
Foot Powder (travel size)
WetOnes/Baby Wipes (travel size)
Toothpaste and Toothbrushes (travel size)
Bars of Soap (individual bars)
Women’s Sanitary Products


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YYF members are encouraged to choose an area of responsibility at SsAM: reader, greeter, acolyte, usher, etc. Most members have already started offering their services.

YYF Meetings

YYF teens and parents meet every 2nd Sunday in the month, noon to 1:00pm. Meetings are held in the Teen Suite (second floor) from late August to June. Parents play a pivotal role in the program preparation.

Canon Casson Scholarship Program

Every year, the Community Advocacy Committee sponsors scholarships for students entering college and those who are already enrolled. The scholarship program is open to members who attend SsAM. Scholarship_App_SSAM_2018

Camp Arrowhead

Sponsored by the Diocese of Delaware, this is a camp for youth entering third through eleventh grades. The camp experience enriches young people’s relationships with one another, nature and God. Campers develop their sense of adventure and spiritual awareness as they participate in the activities, outdoor life and community of camp. To learn more and to register for Camp Arrowhead, CLICK HERE to visit their website.

YYF Prayer

The YYF Youth composed this prayer during their retreat on September 6, 2014. It is be prayed at their meetings:

Our Lord, Jesus Christ, Holy Spirit and Creator God, Hear us today.
Let us hold fast to our dreams.
We pray for all who have guided us in the right direction.
Dear God, we pray that you heal us with your spiritual love.
Bless us with your light and protection.
We pray for everyone who struggles and is going through hard times.
We pray for anyone who has not yet spoken (pause).
We thank you for forgiving the people who have sinned.
As we move throughout our days, carrying us all to the future tomorrows, we offer these prayers in your name.

YYF Blog

Click here to see a few blog posts about Youth and Young Families at SsAM.