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Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Main phone number: 713-222-2593

For emergency after-hours pastoral care, call 713-826-5332

Mailing Address
1117 Texas Avenue
Houston, Texas 77002-3183

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The Treehouse

Cathedral Youth Ministries foster spiritual growth


Cathedral Youth  Ministries offer high-quality spiritual formation opportunities within the context of a supportive community of adult sponsors.

Sunday school is key in this process, but spiritual formation happens in many different contexts outside of the Sunday school classroom including Sunday Night EYC, community and diocesan events, outreach and missions projects and leadership development opportunities. For more information, contact Minister for Youth and Young Adults Jeremy Bradley at 713-217-1349.

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Read about our Costa Rica Mission trip and more on our blog: ccctreehouse.org

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Download our Fall 2017 Youth Calendar.

Learn more about Christ Church Cathedral's holistic vision for children's and youth spiritual formation and community service by downloading our "Roots to Fruits" flyer.

During the School Year: 

Sunday School

Sundays 1011 a.m. in the Ballard Youth Center, third floor of the McGehee Building, aka The Treehouse

Youth Sunday School is a place to come together as a community and grow in our faith through teaching, discussion, and doughnuts. 

Sundays at 1 p.m. during the Spanish service

Join fellow high school students in the East Transept of the church to worship together, explore spiritual practices, and build community.

Episcopal Youth Community (EYC)

Sundays 34:45 p.m. in the Ballard Youth Center, third floor of the McGehee Building, aka The Treehouse

Sunday afternoons we gather together for games, teaching, videos, and worship.

Branch Out

Thusdays during the school year, Minister for Youth and Young Adults Jeremy Bradley and Youth Associate and CUSE Director Christy Orman visit youth at area middle schools and high schools for lunch, extracurricular events, or a quick visit. 

Summer Shade Calendar 2017

Every Thursday during the summer, the youth group gets together for fun, outings, and service. Here’s the calendar from 2017; the summer 2018 calendar will be available after Easter.

When Activity What Where Time Cost
June 1 Outing Cistern & Batman

Drop off at Cistern,

 Pick up @CCC

6:15–9:15pm FREE
June 8 Service VBS @CCC Drop off & Pick up @CCC 8:30am–1pm FREE
June 15 Movie Wonder Woman Drop off & Pick up at Edwards Theater Marq’E 7620 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77024 5:15–9pm $20 + candy/soda money
June 22 Service Houston Furniture Bank Drop off & Pick up @CCC 11am–3pm FREE
June 29 Outing NASA Drop off & Pick up @CCC 9am–3:30 p.m. $25
July 6 Movie Despicable Me 3 7620 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77024 6pm-ish drop off $20
July 13 Service Houston Food Bank 535 Portwall St, Houston, TX 77029 6–9pm FREE
July 20 Outing Bowling, Bolmor Lane 925 Bunker Hill Rd, Houston, TX 77024 9pm–MID $20
July 27 Movie Valerian 7620 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77024 6pm-ish drop off $20
August 3 Service Urban Farming     FREE
August 10 Movie Emoji Movie 7620 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77024 6pm-ish drop off $20
August 17 Outing Zuma 6767 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77074   $25

Summer 2017 Mission Trips

Each year, youth ministries has three mission trips during the summer. Next year's mission trip information will be posted in spring 2018.

June 11–14          5th Grade Houston Mission Trip with CUSE 

                                Overnights at the Cathedral

                                Special trip to Schlitterbahn

                                $250 — Registration deadline May 21

June 25–July 2    Costa Rica Mission Trip

                                For current 9th graders to adults

                                $1,950, including flights

July 16–21            Missionpalooza for current 6th–8th graders

                                Denham Springs, Louisiana

                                Potential (safe) encounters with alligators (!)

                                $475 — Registration deadline May 12

Trips include all transportation, meals, fellowship, and fun.

For information on scholarships, talk to Minister for Youth and Young Adults Jeremy Bradley at 713-217-1349.

There are also leadership opportunities at each of these mission trips for older youth. Please talk with Minister for Youth and Young Adults Jeremy Bradley to learn more.

Read about our Costa Rica Mission Trip and more on our blog.

Destination Unknown

Our popular Destination Unknown Lock-In for middle-school youth returns each May. This is an action-packed adventure where we will explore some of the exciting things Houston has to offer, while building up our community through fellowship.

In the past we have watched the bats on Waugh Drive, explored the Orange Show, played laser tag and gone bowling, and ridden box sleds downhill at Addicks Dam. The best part about the lock-in is that participants don’t know what they will be doing in advance. (But don’t worry, no one is ever disappointed.)