So many ways for students to be involved ...
Consider volunteering for a liturgical ministry! Extraordinary Ministers distribute Holy Communion at mass. Lectors read the Word of God. Musicians enhance our worship together by playing an instrument or singing. And Ushers/Greeters welcome everyone to our gatherings.
The Catholic Mass Choir rehearses one hour each week with our student director and leads the music at Sunday evening Mass once a month. All interested students are welcome to participate.
Catholic Bible Study meets on Wednesdays from 6-7 pm in Breidenbaugh 423 with one of the Campus Ministers to discuss and explore the Scriptures and reflect on how they apply to our own lives. There's always food for those who want to make this their supper.
CCM's Fall Retreat will be on Saturday, September 17, 8-11 pm. Contact Elizabeth at the CCM office for more information or to sign up. The Diocese of Harrisburg offers a one day Lenten retreat for college students and young adults during the Spring Semester. (Transportation is provided for all interested students.)
CCM offers Service Learning Awards for Catholic students who intend to participate in an immersion trip sponsored by Gettysburg College. The amount of the grant is $100, payable to Gettysburg College, to be applied to the total cost of the trip for which the student has been accepted. For more information about these grants, contact CCM or the Center for Public Service.
CCM also sponsors Catholic students for service programs offered by Church-related organizations. To inquire about CCM sponsorship for a program offered through your home parish or diocese, or through the Diocese of Harrisburg, contact the CCM office.
There are many opportunities during the year to engage in activities with students from different traditions. CCM and Newman Association work closely with the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life and with Interfaith Council, as well as with other student religious groups, to sponsor special events and ecumenical services.