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 protected] or (262) 691-1535 x108.

Leadership Summit – Thurs, Apr 30 from 6 to 9 pm at the Mary Mother of the Church Pastoral Center (aka the Arch) at Mke’s lakefront. Gather to receive formation for mission, pray, and learn about the Brew City Catholic events for summer. Free, incl dinner. Register at archmil.regfox.com/ya-leadership-summit-april-30-2020.

 

Summer Position with Love Begins Here (LBH) – LBH is a local mission trip for youth in the Arch of Mke. Positions for YAs incl Core Team Minister, Media Coordinator, Kitchen Coordinator, and Work Site Coordinator. Must be at least 20 years old and available from Jun 5 through Jul 2. The 4 weeks incl 1 training, 1 high school, and 2 middle school. Apply asap at www.archmil.org/LBH. 

 

Summer Position with Totus Tuus – Totus Tuus is program for children in grades 1 through 12 in the Arch of Mke. YA missionaries stay with different host families each week. Compensation, meals, and transportation costs are provided. Must be a high school grad and available from May 24 through Aug 2. The 9 weeks incl 2 training, 7 in parishes, and retreats. Apply asap at www.archmil.org/totustuus.

  

  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 the gym at Holy Apostles. In nice weather / summer, at Malone Park. 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.

 

Brewing the Faith – First Tuesdays (mostly, next on Apr 14) at 7 pm at Good City Brewing on Farwell in Mke. Grab a beer. Hear a message. Meet your neighbor. (Non-alcoholic beverages also available.) Free. No registration. See BrewCityCatholic.com.

 

Leadership Summit – Thurs, Apr 30 from 6 to 9 pm at the Mary Mother of the Church Pastoral Center (aka the Arch) at Mke’s lakefront. Gather to receive formation for mission, pray, and learn about the Brew City Catholic events for summer. Free, incl dinner. Register at archmil.regfox.com/ya-leadership-summit-april-30-2020.

 

Arise MKE Saturday Nights – Apr 25 from 7 to 9 pm at Saint Paul Church by Mke’s Airport. Praise and Worship music, Eucharistic Adoration, Reconciliation, and more. Note that the evening does not include Mass. Not limited to YAs. Free, incl childcare. No registration. See arisemke.org.

 

Cor Jesu (The Heart of Jesus)Every Wed evening with Prayer @ 7, Mass @ 8, and Social @ 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.

 

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 Thurs, Fri, 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.

 

Rome Pilgrimage – Join a life-changing pilgrimage to the eternal city for adults in their 20s and 30s from May 20 to 28, 2020. See the amazing sites of Italy, in the heart of the Church, including an overnight in Assisi! Your guide is Father Enrique Hernandez of the Arch of Mke. The cost of $1800 covers flight, lodging, and train. Questions? See Merridith Frediani at [email protected] Register with a non-refundable deposit at https://archmil.regfox.com/young-adult-rome-pilgrimage?utm_campaign=website&utm_source=sendgrid&utm_medium=email.

 

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.

 

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 Wed / Fri / Sat mornings at St. Casmir OR sign up for Tues late afternoon at Gaenslen School. See riverwestfoodpantry.org.

 

Brew City Catholic 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. For info, see www.archmil.org/RORI.htm.

 

Summer Positions with Love Begins Here (LBH) – LBH is a local mission trip for youth in the Arch of Mke. Positions for YAs incl Core Team Minister, Media Coordinator, Kitchen Coordinator, and Work Site Coordinator. Must be at least 20 years old and available from Jun 5 through Jul 2. The 4 weeks incl 1 training, 1 high school, and 2 middle school. Apply asap at www.archmil.org/LBH.

 

Summer Position with Totus Tuus – Totus Tuus is program for children in grades 1 through 12 in the Arch of Mke. YA missionaries stay with different host families each week. Compensation, meals, and transportation costs are provided. Must be a high school grad and available from May 24 through Aug 2. The 9 weeks incl 2 training, 7 in parishes, and retreats. Apply asap at www.archmil.org/totustuus.

 

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!