Opportunities for youth/young adults


Holy Family will host a 5th Grade Leadership Conference, Led To Lead 2009, designed to give pre-teens leadership skills and prepare for the transition from elementary school to middle school, Aug. 3-7 from 6-8 p.m. Each night will begin with a group dinner followed by group activities, guest speakers, prayer and reflection. The week will end with a bowling party. Cost is $75 per person. Contact Julie Ross, 856-228-2215.

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 jross@churchoftheholyfamily.org

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, sacyo@comcast.net or leave message, 856-768-3166. Music knowledge A+ for possible youth group choir.

St. Bridget Youth Groups: J.Rocks (Jesus Rocks), Jr. Youth Group (6th-8th), 2nd and 4th Sunday, from 6:30-8:30; BUDs (Blessings Under Disguise), Sr. Youth Group (9th-12th), 1st and 3rd Sunday, from 7-9 p.m. All regular meetings will be held in the youth center in the church basement. Contact for both groups: Kari A. Janisse, parish: 856.881.2753, cell: 973.534.8960, email: youthministerkari@gmail.com, web site: www.YouthGroupInfo.com


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.

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

St. Stephen’s Young Adult Ministry invites individuals between the ages of 21-40 to join for Scripture reading, faith sharing and free food. For more information see the website: www.ststephenpennsauken.com or email saintstephens_yam@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/

St. Mary, Cherry Hill, holds a Youth Mass at 11:30 a.m. on the First Sunday of each month. 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

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