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 email@example.com or (262) 691-1535 x108.
Alpha for Young Adults (ages 21 to 35) – Every Tuesday this summer (except July 3) at 6:15 pm on the back patio of Saint Anthony on the Lake (W280N2101 Prospect Ave in Pewaukee). Come for one evening with no commitment -- it’s free and dinner is included! Each evening lasts about 1 1/2 hours and includes food, a video, and conversation. Alpha explores the big questions of life and faith in a non-judgmental way. Alpha is run all over the world. Everyone is welcome in its informal, respectful, and friendly space – people of all faiths and people of no faith.
7th Annual Brew City Catholic Cruise – Thursday, July 12 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+ Young Adults and a cocktail in hand aboard a double-decker boat. $20 at BrewCityCatholic.com.
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.
Ongoing Young Adult Events
Volleyball – All are welcome for informal play every Sunday at 7 pm. If the weather is nice, at Malone Park. If not, 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.
Theology on Tap 2018 – Tuesdays, July 17, 24, and 31 at the Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist Atrium at 812 N Jackson Street in Mke. Mass at 7 pm followed by a Reflection from one of the Bishops at 8 pm. Free, including appetizers and refreshments. No registration. See BrewCityCatholic.com.
Cor Jesu (The Heart of Jesus) – Every Wednesday at 7 pm at St. Robert Parish in Shorewood. All are invited for Praise & Worship music, Adoration, and Reconciliation at 7 pm and Mass at 8 pm. Free. No registration. For info, see arisemke.org/cor-jesu.html.
College Student Mass – Every Sunday at 5:30 pm at St. Robert Parish in Shorewood.
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, gap-year experience for individuals 18-20 years of age. Participants commit to ten-months of living in community, providing 4 days of service and 1 day of formation each week. Participants will make a positive impact in their community, become servant leaders, develop unity, explore their understanding of God, and make a plan for their future. See 12plus1.org/discovery-house.
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 johnpaul2center.org/CampusMinistry/MissionaryProject.htm.
Assist with Youth Ministry – 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.
The Breakfast (on the beach) Club – Are you interested in meeting other young adults (ages 18 – 39)? Then join us! Sitting together for 10:30 Mass is optional – look for us in the back of the center-left section. Afterwards we enjoy donuts in the hall. Singles, couples, and children welcome. Next Club will be in the fall!
Brewing the Faith – Third Wednesdays at Biloba Brewing in Brookfield AND / OR First Thursdays at Good City Brewing in Mke. Both at 7 pm. Grab a beer. Hear a message. Meet your neighbor. Free. No registration. See brewingthefaith.com. Next Brewing the Faith will be in late summer / early fall.
Cultivate: Equipping Millennial Catholics for Mission and Life – Second Mondays (now on summer break!) at 7 pm at the UW-Milwaukee Newman Center. Be equipped to make an impact in your neighborhood, work, family, and social context. Deepen your formation in evangelization and discipleship. Prayer, workshop, and social. Free. No registration.