One of the best ways to grow in faith is by offering servant leadership to the Marquette community. Consider offering your gifts and skills through involvement in a Campus Ministry program. Many areas of our office are recruiting new student leaders for the next academic year. Look through the opportunities found below and consider applying. For more information, please consult the particular program website or a campus minister.
Help foster the development of a small Christian community on campus where faith and life is shared and integrated. This academic year long commitment involves co-leading a one hour small group, consisting of 8-10 students, and meeting bi-weekly with a campus minister for training and formation. Applications will be accepted until Friday, April 17.
The Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice is a gathering in Washington, D.C of students from Jesuit institutions from across the country to learn, engage, and advocate for current issues of social justice. The event takes place November 7-9, 2015, in commemoration of the martyrs of the University of Central America. Applications are online now until Wednesday April 29. Space is limited!
A $4000 annual stipend is awarded by Campus Ministry to an undergraduate or graduate student who agrees to serve as Liturgical Choir accompanist. He / she will exhibit strong piano and improvisational skills, sight-reading ability, and a proficient level of choral score reading ability. Responsibilities include accompanying our weekly Wednesday rehearsals from 5-7 pm and our 4 pm Sunday Mass at the Church of the Gesu. Thorough preparation of all weekly liturgical music and twice annual concert music is expected. Applications are due May 10.
Choir Council Officers meet weekly to assist the director with recruitment, hospitality, retreat planning, concert planning and publicity and regular maintenance of the choir. Officers are actively involved in the Fall Campus Ministry Leadership Retreat (Sept 11-13, 2015) and in other collaborations with student Campus Ministry Leaders as needed throughout the year. Applications are open now until April 30.
The Liturgy Preparation Team is comprised of liturgical ministers who assist in planning our Sunday and weekday celebrations. The aim of this group is to create, strengthen, and support a vibrant liturgical life on campus. Applications are now open.
If you have gone on a M.A.P. trip and want to be a part of shaping the experience, why not become a M.A.P. Facilitator? Applications go live on August 31 and are due on Tuesday, September 29, 2015. Mandatory training meetings for facilitators are 11/22,1/31, 2/7, 2/21, 2/22, 2/28, 3/13, 3/15 and 4/19. M.A.P. doesn’t happen without you, so consider becoming a M.A.P. Facilitator in your leadership plan for next year!
Midnight Run is a student service and advocacy group which serves the hungry and homeless in the Milwaukee community. If you are a Midnight Run volunteer we would welcome you to apply to be a site coordinator and be a part of the Midnight Run Coordinating Team. This team meets each Monday at 7 pm and site coordinators lead a group of volunteers to their volunteer site at least once each week during the semester. Applications are accepted until April 24. Volunteer sign-ups will take place on September 9 from 1-6 pm outside AMU 236.
Journey with fellow students as they discern becoming Catholic or completing the sacramental initiation process through the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). RCIA Team Members make an academic year long commitment to offer support as part of a collaborative team, particularly by helping facilitate weekly formation sessions on Thursday nights from 6-7:30 pm. Applications will be accepted until Tuesday April 21.
Did you participate in a Campus Ministry Retreat this year? Consider continuing that experience by accompanying fellow students along their faith journeys by becoming part of the Retreat Leading Community next year! Retreat leaders commit to individual prayer, meeting for eight Tuesday nights leading up to their retreat, and being an active member of the community by attending a short community prayer time each Tuesday from 7-7:30 pm for during the semester of their retreat for the entire year. Applications are due on Friday, April 10. Click here for more information.
Salt & Light Night is a weekly large group grounded in community and building faith. Students may apply to serve in the following roles: student co-director, music/worship band, hospitality & engagement team, communications team, “The Night” planning team, and event planning. Leaders make an academic year long commitment to collaboratively contribute to our Wednesday night program ((7-8:30 pm) ) as well as leadership training and formation. Applications will be accepted until Friday April 17. Click here to learn more.