Young Adult Ministry

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About Young Adult Ministry

Young Adult Ministry is geared toward people between the ages of 18 and 39.  Within this incredibly broad category, there are several demographics, including but not limited to:

  • College Students
  • Young Adult Singles
  • Dating & Engaged Couples
  • Young Adult Married Couples
  • Divorced & Widowed Individuals
  • White Collar & Blue Collar
  • Military Personnel & Veterans
  • Unemployed & Under-Employed
  • Seminarians & Clergy
  • Lay Ecclesial Ministers
  • Urban & Inner City Residents
  • Suburban Young Adults
  • Rural & Small Town Residents
  • Interfaith Relationships
  • Parent Couples & Single Parents

The National Catholic Young Adult Ministry Association specifies that with such broad and often disassociated demographics, the purpose of Young Adult Ministry is connection:

  1. Connecting young adults to God through Jesus Christ
  2. Connecting young adults to the Church and the Christian Community
  3. Connecting young adults to the mission of the Church in the world
  4. Connecting young adults to a peer community to further support and nurture their faith

 

Young Adult Events

 

 

Campus Ministry

If you are a college student at the parish, you should check out the YSU Newman Center - http://www.ysucsa.org/

 

Other Events:

Young Adult Mass and Social (YAMS): Mardi Gras

Young adults in their 20s and 30s are invited to celebrate our faith and Mardi Gras on Saturday, February 18th, starting at 4 p.m. at Little Flower Church in Middlebranch/Canton.  The New Orleans inspired party will follow in Varble Hall.  Event is free, sponsored by Little Flower, TGIF Stark County Young Adults, and the OY&YAM.