Youth and Young Adult Opportunities

Holy Family Junior and Senior Youth Groups presents the First Annual Souper Bowl Soup Kitchen Challenge January 31, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Aquin Center. $5 suggested donation per person allows a taste of over 20 different soups along with fresh baked breads and different drinks, then vote for your favorite soup to select the winner of the soup kitchen challenge. All proceeds from the day will be donated to the Cathedral Kitchen Soup Kitchen, Camden. Contact Julie LaRosa with questions,

A Love Forum for Young Adults (21 years old and above) will be held at St. Katharine Drexel, 6075 West Jersey Ave., Egg Harbor Township, Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., sponsored by Singles for Christ – foundation for family and life.  For more information call 609-645-7313, ext. 16 (

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: site:

St. Stephen’s Young Adult Ministry (ages 21-40), Pennsauken, NJ will meet 2 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:

St. Rose Young Adult Ministry, Haddon Heights, presents Holy Grounds, Monday Dec. 7, 7:30-10 p.m., at Coffee Garden, 57 E. Kings Hwy., Audubon. Father Joseph Byerley will speak about The Immaculate Conception: Historical Basis and Mary’s Role in the Church. Q & A and time for socializing will follow. Contact Nick for more information and directions: or 609-413-2364.

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, 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:

St. Anthony Parish Youth Group, Waterford, is looking for young adults 19-25 who would like to lead and teach teens the 2nd and 4th Sundays, 6:30-8 p.m. Email Ginger, Music knowledge A+ for possible youth group choir.

High School Youth: Need service hours? Join our High School Service Corp and use your gifts and talents to serve others. Email: Ellen Henehan, 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 for the upcoming 2009-2010 school year. Teens will participate in service activities, leadership training, community building and liturgical celebrations that will help them to live out the Sacrament of Confirmation. The theme for 2009-2010 is Morality and through hands on activities teens will explore this topic and how it relates to their everyday lives and their faith lives. Contact the Youth Ministry Office to register, 856-228-2218 or

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

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, or see the web site:

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

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