Summer in the City service project


Youth from six counties in the Diocese of Camden will trade fun in the sun for service at the shore as part of the Summer in the City service project sponsored by the Office of Lifelong Faith Formation: Youth Ministries.
From Aug. 11-17, the community service project provides teenagers the opportunity to volunteer at various work sites in the Atlantic City including Catholic Charities, a nursing home, soup kitchens, and local Catholic parishes. The experience focuses on four key pillars of service, spirituality, community and social justice. Lodging will be provided at Holy Trinity Parish, St. James Church, in Ventnor.
According to Greg Coogan, youth ministry director, “The combination of service at multiple work sites and reflection sessions gives our young people the chance to use their talents and abilities to help their neighbor, and increase their awareness and understanding of the importance of the rights and dignity of the human person.”