Opportunities for youth and young adults

Our Lady of Peace Parish, Williamstown, Youth Groups: Jr. 6th-8th grades “Jesus Fish” 2nd and 4th Sundays 7-9 p.m. and Sr. 9th-12th grades “JP2” 1st and 3rd Sundays 7-9 p.m. Young Adults 18-25 yrs. old “ACTS” Mondays 7-9 p.m. Contact Kari A. Janisse, work: 856-629-6142 x 20 or cell: 973-534-8960 email: youthministerkari@gmail.com site: www.YouthGroupInfo.com

St. Stephen’s Young Adult Ministry (ages 21-40), Pennsauken, will meet two Monday nights a month from 7:15-8:30 p.m. for its Faith and Tradition series. Join us for either a reflection on the upcoming week’s Gospel or a saint of the church. For more info contact Rose, 856-663-9342, email: saintstephens_yam@yahoo.com

Channels of Peace: The Young Adult Group at the Catholic Community of Christ Our Light, holds a number of events throughout each month, including scripture discussion, service to the community, and social events. For information contact Kyle Eilenfeldt, Pastoral Associate for Young Adult Faith Formation, keilenfeldt@christourlight.net or 856-667-2440 x345.

Come join us at the monthly Youth Mass held at St. Mary Church, 2001 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill. For more information call 856-424-1454.

St. Cecilia Youth Ministry: FOG (Friends of God) Jr. High, 6-8th grade is held the last Wednesday of the month, from 6:30-8 p.m. DOC (Disciples of Christ) Senior High, 9-12th grade, is held Thursday nights, 7-9 p.m. New YACHT Club, Young Adult Catholics Hanging Together, for ages 18-35. Contact Karrie M. Davis, 609-440-6795, email: karrie@stceciliapennsauken.org

High School Youth: Need service hours? Join our High School Service Corp and use your gifts and talents to serve others. Email: Ellen Henehan, ehenehan@eustace.org or call St. Luke Parish, 856-783-5555.

Hearts of Fire, a post confirmation program (Mystagogy) open to all Diocese of Camden youth in 7th and 8th grades, is holding registration. Teens will participate in service activities, leadership training, community building and liturgical celebrations that will help them to live out the Sacrament of Confirmation. Contact the Youth Ministry Office to register, 856-228-2218 or jross@churchoftheholyfamily.org

Holy Family Junior Youth Group is a faith-based community service program for teens in grades 6-8. Meetings are held twice a month along with service nights and social events. For more information contact Julie Ross, 856-228-2215 or jross@churchoftheholyfamily.org

Ladies of the Ancient Order of Hibernians is presenting the National Irish History Writing Contest. Topic for grades 6, 7 and 8: “Role of Women in 1916 Rebellion” (not less than 500 or more than 1000 words); topic for grades 9, 10, 11 and 12: “The Irish Playing the Game: The Sports of the World” (not less than 750 or more than 1500 words). Deadline is Feb. 19. For more information email Mary Rosenello at mrosenello@yahoo.com

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel/Fatima Youth Ministry, Camden, meets in the rectory basement, Sundays from 4-6 p.m. Call 856-541-7618.

St. Rose Young Adult Ministry (ages 18-40), Haddon Heights, meets every Friday at 7:30-8 p.m. followed by activity and socializing. For information contact George, St.Rose.Yam@gmail.com or see the web site: http://www.hurricaneweb.net/sryam/

Holy Family Senior Youth Service Program, ABLAZE, is a faith-based community service program designed for Catholic and public high school teens in grades 9-12, that focuses on working with organizations that provides participants the chance to give back to the community get to know the community and make a difference. In addition to service, social events with other youth from the area are available. For more information or to be added to the e-mail list for events call Julie Ross, 856-228-2215 or jross@churchoftheholyfamily.org

About Author