Opportunities for youth/young adults


St. Joseph’s Council Knights of Columbus, will hold its annual basketball “Free Throw” competition, Jan. 8, 2011 at St. Joseph Regional School gym, Shore Rd. and Harbor Lane, Somers Point. Entry forms available at the school office.

Theology on Tap speaker’s session will be held Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011 at 7 p.m. “Does God Have a Plan for Me?” with Father Kevin Nadolski, OSFS, a young priest who works helping people to discern their purpose in life. Landmark Americana Tap & Grill, 1 East Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro. Free admission. More info: call 856-583-6181 or andres.arango@camdendiocese.org

St. Peter, Merchantville, Christian Singles Club (email: stpetersover21@yahoo.com, 856-663-3759), has many scheduled upcoming events: Dec. 31, New Year’s Dance at the KofC Hall, Maple Shade, $50 per person, includes buffet, open bar, party favors, music by DJ Terry O, for more info call 609-410-0424 or 856-779-1696; Janaury 2011: Friday, Jan. 7 planning meeting at St. Peter Church, Merchantville, followed by activity TBA, call 856-663-3759 for info; Saturday, Jan. 8, live music at Coffee Works Roastery, Voorhees, meet at 7 p.m., call 856-751-7319 or 856-784-5282; Friday, Jan. 14, Marx Brothers Video Night at Sam Loperfido’s house, Pennsauken, call Sam, 856-663-7509; Saturday, Jan. 15, Club Anniversary Dinner, coastline, Cherry Hill, meet at 6:30 p.m. for cocktails, dinner at 7 p.m., cost is $17.90/pp/includes dinner, tax and tip, call 856-751-7319 by Jan. 5; Saturday, Jan. 22, “Opera Night” at Bob Sorrentino’s house, Cherry Hill, call 856-751-7319; Satruday, Jan. 29, Dinner Night at Empire Buffet, Cherry Hill followed by movie at Loewe’s AMC Theatre, Cherry Hill, meet at 6:30 p.m., call to reserve, 856-751-7319 by Jan. 24; Saturday, Jan. 29, Free Spirits Dance Social (Dr. Nancy Gearhart), suggested donation, $15/pp, call 856-663-3759 or 856-751-7319.

Mary, Queen of All Saints 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

God Is In the House Youth Ministry Group is open to grades 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th. For more information call Gia, 609-576-8447.

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

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

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

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 856-783-5555.

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

Father Chuck Colozzi is offering a weekly Youth Mass, Sunday nights at 7 p.m. at Mary, Queen of All Saints Church, Pennsauken. Refreshments after Mass in parish hall.

Youth Mass is celebrated on the first Sunday of every month at 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary Church, 2001 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill. For more information call 856-424-1454.

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. 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://strose.hurricaneweb.net/