Young Adult Ministry

Young Adult Ministry News

Please join us in one of activities below or one of those online at queenofapostles.net/Young-Adult-Ministry. If you want to get involved or if the parish can assist you in any way, please be in touch at lizk@queenofapostles.net or (262) 691-1535 x108.

 

 

Buckets & Beliefs – Open gym on Sundays at 8 pm at St. Anthony on the Lake Church in Pewaukee. Enter the gym through the lobby doors in the lower level parking lot. Bball, socializing, and more. Play on your own or in small groups. Equipment provided or bring your own. Free. No registration. YA volunteers are coordinating – see Facebook at Buckets and Beliefs - SAL.

 

Volleyball – All are welcome for informal play every Sunday at 7 pm at Malone Park. In inclement weather, at the gym at Holy Apostles. Both in New Berlin. Usually go on a Culver’s run afterwards. Free. No registration. Sponsored by Holy Apostles YA Ministry. See Facebook at that name.

 

Kickball Classic – Sat, Jul 27 with games from 9 am to 3 pm and Mass at 4:30 pm. All at the Mary Mother of the Church Pastoral Center (aka the Arch) at the lakefront in Saint Francis. Bring your own picnic lunch. Register as a free agent and be placed on a team OR register with a team. $10 per person at BrewCityCatholic.com.

 

Outdoor Adventures – Hikes on Tuesdays around the Mke area this summer. Most hikes at 6 pm with beer / coffee / ice cream about 7:30 pm. Jun 11 is at Whitnall Park in Franklin. All locations at BrewCityCatholic.com or on Facebook @Brew City Adventures. Free. No registration. (Camping is in the works for Labor Day wknd at Potawatomi State Park.)

 

 

 Ongoing Young Adult Events

Buckets & Beliefs – Open gym on Sundays at 8 pm at St. Anthony on the Lake Church in Pewaukee. Enter the gym through the lobby doors in the lower level parking lot. Bball, socializing, and more. Play on your own or in small groups. Equipment provided or bring your own. Free. No registration. YA volunteers are coordinating – see Facebook at Buckets and Beliefs - SAL.

 

Volleyball – All are welcome for informal play every Sunday at 7 pm at Malone Park. In inclement weather, at the gym at Holy Apostles. Both in New Berlin. Usually go on a Culver’s run afterwards. Free. No registration. Sponsored by Holy Apostles YA Ministry. See Facebook at that name.

 

Kickball Classic – Sat, Jul 27 with games from 9 am to 3 pm and Mass at 4:30 pm. All at the Mary Mother of the Church Pastoral Center (aka the Arch) at the lakefront in Saint Francis. Bring your own picnic lunch. Register as a free agent and be placed on a team OR register with a team. $10 per person at BrewCityCatholic.com.

 

Outdoor Adventures – Hikes on Tuesdays around the Mke area this summer. Most hikes at 6 pm with beer / coffee / ice cream about 7:30 pm. Jun 11 is at Whitnall Park in Franklin. All locations at BrewCityCatholic.com or on Facebook @Brew City Adventures. Free. No registration. (Camping is in the works for Labor Day wknd at Potawatomi State Park.)

 

Brewing the Faith Summer Socials – 2 evenings at 7 pm at different locals – Thurs, Jul 18 at The Landing Beer Garden in Tosa + Tues, Aug 13 at Mke Brewing Co. at 9th Street in Mke. Grab a beer. Meet your neighbor. (Non-alcoholic beverages also available.) Free. No registration. See BrewCityCatholic.com.

 

8th Annual Brew City Catholic Cruise – Thurs, Jul 11 from 7 to 9 pm. Depart / return from the Mke Boatline -- Riverwalk dock at 101 W. Michigan Street. Experience Brew City from the Mke River and Lake Michigan with 150+ YAs and a cocktail in hand aboard a double-decker boat. $20 at BrewCityCatholic.com.

 

Cor Jesu (The Heart of Jesus)Every Wed evening with Prayer @ 7, Mass @ 8, and Party @ 9. Join hundreds of YAs at St. Robert Church in Shorewood. Come and go as your schedule allows. Free. No registration. Info at arisemke.org/cor-jesu. Not limited to YAs.

 

College Student MassEvery Sunday at 5:30 pm at St. Robert Church in Shorewood.

 

Summer Mini Courses – Option 1 = 4 Thurs from 7 to 9 pm starting Jul 16 at Old Saint Mary in Mke. Topic is Freed for Worship: A Biblical Approach to Understanding Reconciliation by Caroline Harvey. Option 2 = 4 Mons starting Jul 22 at the UWM Newman Center in Mke. Topic is The Liturgy: Hymn of Praise Sung throughout all Ages in the Halls of Heaven by Make Brummond, S.T.D. $40 per course at BrewCityCatholic.com.

 

Grow & Harvest for the Food Pantry – Consider helping at the Urban Farm at 4287 N. Port Washington Road in Glendale. Dress for digging in the dirt! Bring your own gardening gloves, if possible. Shifts on Tues, Thurs, and Sat. Help is also needed sorting, stocking, and distributing food at their 2 locations in Riverwest. See RiverwestFoodPantry.org. Not limited to YAs – children over the age of 5 can volunteer with an adult – 1 adult per child under the age of 12.

 

Service Immersion Weekend – Fri, May 31 to Sun, June 2 in Philadelphia, PA. Encounter neighbors in need, learn about their struggles, and reflect on your experiences. Sponsored by the St. Vincent de Paul YA Center. $135 covers lodging, food, and programming -- transportation is on your own. Registration coming soon. Facebook Event at SVDP YA Service & Immersion Weekend.

 

Catholics on Call Conference -- Tues, July 23 to Sat, July 27 at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. An experience for YAs (18 to 35) who are thinking about a life of service in the Church as lay ministers, religious, or clergy + those who are undecided and want guidance in determining how God is calling them. Fee is $100 and financial help is available. Apply asap at http://www.catholicsoncall.org/apply.

 

Catholic Youth Expeditions (CYE) – Multiple dates for retreats at the St. Joseph Formation Center in Baileys Harbor. Two types: 1) YA Expeditions -- $65 includes room, board, and transportation from Appleton. Register at cyexpeditions.org/register/young-adult-expedition, and 2) YA Silent Retreats – YA Expedition is a pre-requisite. Mostly weekends, but also for the Triduum (Holy Thursday to Easter Sunday). Due to limited availability, must apply first at cyexpeditions.org/ya-silent-retreat-application.

 

Retrouvaille Weekend – The word Retrouvaille (pronounced re-tro-vi with a long i) is a French word meaning rediscovery. The program offers tools to rediscover a loving marriage relationship. Thousands of couples headed for cold, unloving relationships or divorce have successfully overcome their marriage problems by attending. Retrouvaille consists of a weekend experience plus 6 to 12 post-weekend sessions over 3 months. It provides tools to help put your marriage in order again. The main emphasis is communication between husband and wife. See retrouvaille.org.

 

New Horizons Weekend – This healing weekend is designed to help those that are divorced embark upon a new phase of life. It is an opportunity for participants to pause and examine their lives – their strong points and weaknesses, their hurts, disappointments, joys, and frustrations. See johnpaul2center.org/Nazareth--Project/Separated-and-Divorced.htm.

 

Discovery House -- About now, some high school seniors are stressed and worried about their future. Discovery House is a service-based experience for individuals 18-24 years of age. Spend a summer, a semester, or a year. Participants commit to living in community and participating in 4 days of service and 1 day of formation each week. Participants will make a positive impact in the Milwaukee area, become servant leaders, develop unity, explore their understanding of God, and make a plan for their future. See 12plus1.org.

 

Riverwest Food Pantry Mission House – Dedicate a year to serve a community in need. Interns help run the day-to-day operations, live in community, and pray daily. Interns work with full-time staff to develop the skills to run a hunger relief non-profit. To find out more or help out, drop in on Wednesdays / Fridays / Saturdays at 8 am at St. Casmir OR on Tuesdays at 4 pm at Gaenslen School. Simply sign in as a volunteer and get to work! See riverwestfoodpantry.org.

 

Brew City Missionary Project – Dedicate a year to serve college students on campuses within the Archdiocese. Open to recent college graduates who desire to proclaim the Gospel to their peers. Missionaries receive formation for their own spiritual growth as well as training in evangelization. They live in a dynamic community. See brewcitycatholic.com.

 

Reach Out Reach In College Intern – Interested in deepening your understanding of social justice and supporting teens in developing a heart of service? Reach Out Reach In is partnering with college-age adults to serve as worksite leaders. Accompany youth to their service sites, supervise during the week, and help young people reflect on their experiences around the Archdiocese of Mke. Begins Sunday, July 14 at 1 pm and ends Friday, July 19 at 5 pm. To apply, see https://www.archmil.org/RORI.htm.

 

Assist with Youth Ministry at QOA – Mentors are an important factor in youth becoming adult Catholics. If you can facilitate a discussion with a group of 7 or so teens on a Sunday evening, please contact Liz Kuhn. A separate catechist does the "heavy lifting" and step by step materials are provided.

 

College-Age Mailing List -- If you (or your son / daughter) are in college, the military, or seeking to connect, please join our mailing list. Simply fill out a card in the Gathering Space OR contact Liz Kuhn with your Name, College / University, Class Year, Address, Email, and Cell Phone. Think care packages!

 

Brewing the Faith – First Tuesdays (on break for summer) at 7 pm at Good City Brewing in Mke. Grab a beer. Meet your neighbor. Hear a message. (Non-alcoholic beverages also available.) Free. No registration. See brewingthefaith.com.