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Week of March 16, 2015 | Posted on March 16, 2015

Easter Welcome

There will no doubt be a lot of young adults headed to church Easter Sunday. Maybe on their own, maybe visiting with their families. Create an "Easter Welcome" ...

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Week of March 9, 2015 | Posted on March 9, 2015

Take Inventory of Parish Ministries Group of women from Maryland College (CNS/Chaz Muth)

Trying to connect with the young adults who are already present in your parish? Gather the heads of committees and ministries at your parish and together, and “take inventory” of their ministries...

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Week of March 2, 2015 | Posted on March 2, 2015

Make the Most of a Service Project A volunteer weeds the garden at Earthworks Urban Farm in Detroit. (CNS photo/Jim West)

If your parish young adult ministry is too small to facilitate your own community service project, consider teaming up with other parishes or religious groups ...

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Week of February 16, 2015 | Posted on February 16, 2015

Lenten Lectio

Gathering a group of young adults together to learn the ancient process of Lectio Divina during Lent is a great way to have young adults engage ...

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Week of February 9, 2015 | Posted on February 9, 2015

Holidays with a Young Adult Twist

Anticipate the social challenges of being a single young adult. Host “alternative holiday” celebrations around Valentine’s Day ...

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Week of January 26, 2015 | Posted on January 26, 2015

Spruce Up Your Online Presence

Young adults often check out parishes online before they show-up to Mass or other ministry programs. Make sure the information on your website is up-to-date...

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Week of January 5, 2015 | Posted on January 5, 2015

Leadership Day

Gather young adult leaders that you’ve pre-selected (DO NOT make this an open invitation) and have a day where you explore what gifts each person might bring ...

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Week of December 29, 2014 | Posted on December 29, 2014

Looking Ahead

As holiday schedules begin to slow down, plan an informal (no agenda) meeting with your young adult leadership team ...

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Week of December 22, 2014 | Posted on December 22, 2014

Holiday Homecoming

Plan a gathering over the Christmas break for any young adults in your parish who will be home for the holidays ...

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Week of December 15, 2014 | Posted on December 15, 2014

Winter Clothing Swap

The weather is getting colder, so host a clothing swap that features winter gear. Invite young adults to bring gently used clothes ...

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