Opportunities/Events, Youth & Young Adults


The Catholic Community of Christ Our Light Summer Youth Program. includes: Serve Mondays, Garden Tuesday, Fun Wednesday, Spiritual Thursday. Schedule is varied. For more information contact Sherine Green, Pastoral Associate for Youth Faith Formation, sgreen@christourlight.net 856-667-2440 x345.

Our Lady of Peace Parish, Williamstown, youth groups: junior, sixth to eighth grades; senior, ninth to 12th grades; young adults ages 18 to 25. Contact Kari A. Janisse, work 856-629-6142, ext. 20, cell 973-534-8960, email youthministerkari@gmail.com, website www.YouthGroupInfo.com

The Federation of North-American Explorers (FNE), a Catholic faith based youth movement of pontifical right, has single-gender programs for boys and girls ages 6-24 to learn how to assume responsibility and leadership positions, to work hard within a diverse team and as individuals, and to finish what they start, emphasizing the development of the whole child from a Christ-centered perspective rooted in the sacraments. For more information call 856-381-7099 or email akela@northstarexplorers.org

St. Rose Young Adult Ministry, Haddon Heights (ages 20-39), meets every other Sunday in the chapel at 8 p.m. for a Holy Hour, followed by reflection and socializing. For more information call Stephanie, 856-287-6137.

Hearts of Fire, 7th and 8th grade youth program at Church of the Holy Family, Sewell (for those confirmed, or preparing for Confirmation). Contact Julie LaRosa, 856-228-2215 or jlarosa@churchoftheholyfamily.org

Young Adults 20-40: Sacred Heart YAM, offers opportunities to learn more about your Catholic faith, volunteer some of your time, and meet new friends. Sept. 5, YAM Mini-Golf At The Falls (Mount Laurel); Sept. 13, YAM Kick-Off (Sacred Heart Ministry Fair/Sal& Joe’s, Maple Shade for dinner; Sept. 19, Bowling Night at Pinsetter’s (Merchantville) at 7:30 p.m.; Set. 27, YAM Service Day, The Bancroft School (Haddonfield) to help the children out during a “Field Day,” meeting at 11:45 a.m., followed by Ponzio’s for a late lunch; SaintsSeries – Monday, Oct. 6 and Monday, Oct. 20, dynamic speakers, learn more about your Catholic faith in the Family Center, across the street from the Church & Rectory, meet at 7 p.m.; oct. 7, Theology On Tap, Dooney’s Pub, Delran, Route 130, at 7 p.m., with the Trenton & Camden Dioceses; Oct. 12, Mass & Brunch Social, 10:30 a.m. Mass as a group, followed by Coastline for brunch; Oct. 18, YAM Service Day – Mitzvah Day, volunteering from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Residence, volunteers will be helping the residents, followed by 4:30 p.m. Mass, then Dooney’s Pub for dinner & discussion; Oct. 24, Bowling Night at Pinsetter’s (Merchantville) at 7:30 p.m. For more information for all events, or to register e-mail Rosanne at persistent21@verizon.net

Divine Mercy Parish, Vineland, Young Youth Group for children in grades 3 to 6, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. second Friday of month, church hall. Call Michael and Shirley Velazquez, 856-696-2241.

Youth Ministry Program, Church of the Holy Family: Contact Julie LaRosa, 856-228-2215 or jlarosa@churchoftheholyfamily.org (www.churchoftheholyfamily.org/jryouthreg for 5th and 6th grade program; www.churchoftheholyfamily.org/sryouthreg for high school program).

The Catholic Community of Christ Our Light, Cherry Hill, invites you to Youth Nights on Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30-8 p.m. Contact Pastoral Associate for Youth Faith Formation for more details: Sherine Green, sgreen@christourlight.net 856-667-2440 x345.

St. Peter’s Christian Singles Club, Merchantville, affiliate parishes: St. Stephen’s, Pennsauken, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Maple Shade. For scheduled events, email: stpetersover21@yahoo.com (John Edelmayer, club director, 856-663-3759; Bob Sorrentino, president, 856-751-7319).