Berlin, NJ

St. Simon Stock Youth Group - Disciples of Mary Youth Ministry

Join our Parish Youth Group! We invite students in grades 6th to 12th to join this wonderful youth ministry. We also encourage the parents and adults of our youth to come and consider volunteering a few hours a week or month to support, care and guide our child to develop their faith in God, love of God, family, neighbor, and country. For more details, talk to one of the priests or Youth Group Leaders about joining and volunteering. Or email us at .

God bless you and your families!

Calendar of Youth Group Events 2022

August 2022

  • August 13 - September 13 - Community Service Project “Booksmiles” A book drive to help families in South Jersey & Philadelphia area. With back to school around the corner, youth group will be collecting books for those families in needs.

September 2022

  • Sunday, September 18th 10am - Youth Group Mass/Light Refreshments at Life Center after mass
  • Tuesday, September 20th 6-7:30pm - “Monthly Meeting” located at Life Center. Dinner Provided/Community Service Project – preparing meal kits for Cathedral Kitchen

October 2022

  • Saturday, October 1st 4pm - 9pm - Harvestfest. Volunteer opportunities through sign up genius
  • Sunday, October 16th 10am - Youth Group Mass/Light Refreshments at Life Center after mass
  • Tuesday, October 18th 6-7:30pm - “Monthly Meeting” located at Life Center. Dinner Provided/Community Service Project – making holiday cards for seniors and collecting items for Ukraine Mission of Mercy to help with Knights of Columbus service project

November 2022

  • Saturday, November 5th 5-8pm - Youth Group to serve at New Parishioner Reception at OLMC gym
  • Sunday, November 13th 10am - Youth Group Mass/Light Refreshments at Life Center after 10am mass
  • Friday, November 18th 5pm-7pm - Youth Group to serve at Thanksgiving Senior Dinner at OLMC gym. Door open at 4pm and dinner is served at 5pm

December 2022

  • Sunday, December 18th 10am - Youth Group Mass/Light Refreshments at LifeCenter after mass
  • Tuesday, December 20th 5:30-8:00pm - Youth Group Christmas Party at Deptford Mall (meet at Round1 1750 Deptford Center Rd Unit 2350 Deptford Township, NJ). 5:30 Meet & Shop; 6pm Pizza Dinner at Round1 with a night of bowling and game arcades to celebrate an amazing 2022. Our community service for this event is 4 Weeks of Advent Giving in One Night! We will be focusing on the Homeless, Seniors, Children in Need, Families in Need. No cost for this event but we ask that each attendee choose an item to donate from signup genius to bring to this event to give to our 4 Weeks of Advent Giving in One Night!

Calendar of Youth Group Events 2023

January 2023

  • Sunday, January 22nd 10am - Youth Group Mass/Light Refreshments at Life Center after mass
  • Tuesday, January 24th 6-7:30pm - “Monthly Meeting” located at Life Center. Dinner Provided/Community Service Project – tbd

February 2023

  • Sunday, February 19th 10am - Youth Group Mass/Light Refreshments at Life Center after mass
  • Tuesday, February 21th 6-7:30pm - “Monthly Meeting” located at Life Center. Dinner Provided/Community Service Project – tbd
  • Youth Group Gala Event - Date/details tbd
  • NOTE ASH Wednesday, February 22nd

March 2023

  • Sunday, March 19th 10am - Youth Group Mass/Light Refreshments at Life Center after mass
  • Tuesday, March 21th 6-7:30pm - “Monthly Meeting” located at Life Center. Dinner Provided/Community Service Project – tbd

April 2023

  • NOTE Sunday, April 9 Easter
  • Tuesday, April 18th 6-7:30pm - “Monthly Meeting” located at Life Center. Dinner Provided/Community Service Project – tbd
  • Sunday, April 23rd 10am - Youth Group Mass/Light Refreshments at Life Center after mass

May 2023

  • Tuesday, May 16th 6-7:30pm - “Monthly Meeting” located at Life Center. Dinner Provided/Community Service Project – tbd
  • Sunday, May 21st 10am - Youth Group Mass/Light Refreshments at Life Center after mass

June 2023

  • Planning sessions for Vacation Bible School Camp

July/August

  • Possible Vacation Bible School Camp dates tbd

Youth Group Community Service Projects 2022

St. Simon Stock youth ministries provides a resource for all youth to grow by volunteering at local and global organizations. This year the youth group community service community projects have been very successful with families donating money and items to make the following events successful. For our next event we are reaching out to organizations to help with donations. We are proud to share our 2022 youth group community service projects:

Philadelphia: (March 5th) - The Wardrobe was selected as the service project where the youth collected over 200 pieces of clothing. The Wardrobe is a non-profit organization that gives formerly incarcerated citizens and other adults in need of a fresh outlook on life to enter back into the workforce. Donate Clothes - The Wardrobe (careerwardrobe.org)

Global: (March 11-21) Ukraine Community Service Project: Youth collected a van full of donations sent to Camden Catholic High School then to be shipped off to a contact in Poland where it would be directly delivered to families and individuals in Ukraine affected by the war.

Camden: (March 27) Cathedral Kitchen: Youth made 150 sandwiches, donated 300 apples/oranges/granola bars, 10 cases of water and 100 homemade placements. Cathedral Kitchen provides over 1600 meals a day for shelters and halfway houses in Camden County. Home - Cathedral Kitchen

Local South Jersey Schools: (April) Autism Awareness Month Youth Group once again rallied together to assemble 200+ sensory care packages for kids with special needs.

Berlin, NJ: (July 21st) Youth selling dinner tickets, silent auction, setting up and serving at a special summer event in Berlin, NJ. A dinner theatre experience featuring live music from Les Misérables. All proceeds raised from the dinner and auction will provide opportunity for youth to partake on a mission 2023.

South Jersey/Philadelphia area (Aug 13-Sep 13) www.booksmiles.org A book drive to help families in South Jersey & Philadelphia area. With back to school around the corner, youth group will be collecting books for those families in needs.

Sign up Genius Links for 2022-2023 Youth Group Events

Monthly Light Refreshments after 10am mass hosted by Youth Group at Parish Life Center - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090F4CACAC2CA3F85-youth

Monthly Meetings - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090F4CACAC2CA3F85-youth1

HarvestFest - Sign up no longer active

New Parishioners Reception - Sign up no longer active

Thanksgiving Dinner - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090F4CACAC2CA3F85-senior

Christmas Party - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090F4CACAC2CA3F85-stsimon1

Youth Group Gala Event – Link TBA

Follow Me – Link TBA

Youth Group Contact Information

Saint Simon Stock Youth Group
178 W. White Horse Pike Berlin, NJ
Phone: 856-767-2563

www.stsimonstock.net/YouthGroup