Fall Leadership Opportunities
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 or group on campus where faith and life is shared and integrated. This academic year long commitment involves co-leading a weekly 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 through Monday, April 13.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
A charter of a worldwide organization, CRS at Marquette, gives students opportunity to do advocacy and educate our community around the Catholic social teaching and its impact on both local and global issues. Student leaders will collaborate with focus on a few campaigns throughout the year and connect with other groups on campus to host events, fundraisers, reflections, and other opportunities to grow a culture of putting faith into action. If interested contact Grifffin Knipp for an application.
Ignite is a weekly large group grounded in community and building faith. Ignite’s mission is to help students encounter Jesus Christ anew in a dynamic Catholic community experience that encourages them to deepen their commitment to God. Students may apply to serve in the following roles: student co-director, worship band, “The Night” planning team, and community outreach team. Leaders make an academic year long commitment to collaboratively contribute to our Wednesday night program (7:30-9 pm) as well as leadership training and formation. Applications will be accepted through Monday, April 13. Learn More about the Ignite Team.
IMAP: Cuba 2021 - January 9-16
Applications will be open over the summer. You must have a passport to apply so check your expiration date (must expire beyond 9 months or longer after we travel) or apply for a passport.
Interfaith Coordinating Team
The Interfaith Coordinating Team is comprised of students of diverse religious, spiritual, non/religious and humanist beliefs and practices. Members of ICT seek to strengthen campus through dialogue, service, learning, and relationship building. If you are interested in being an Interfaith Coordinating Team member please apply online.
Liturgical Choir Accompanist
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 6 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.
Liturgical Choir Council
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, 2020) and in other collaborations with student Campus Ministry Leaders as needed throughout the year. Applications are open now until April 30.
Liturgy Preparation Team
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 to join the Liturgy Preparation Team.
If you have gone on a M.A.P. trip and want to be a part of shaping the experience for the next participant, why not become a M.A.P. Facilitator? Applications go live at the beginning of the semester and are due Thursday October 1. M.A.P. facilitator meetings are planned for Sundays, 3:00-5:00 pm, one in the fall and the rest during the month of February. 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 Coordinating Team
Midnight Run is a student service and advocacy group which serves those in our community who are food and housing insecure. 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. Please ask your site coordinator to send you the link for the application. The Midnight Run Coordinating 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.
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 to be part of the R.C.I.A. Team will be accepted through Monday, April 13.
Have you participated in a Campus Ministry retreat? Continue and enrich that experience by accompanying fellow students along their faith journeys as a retreat leader 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 community prayer time each Tuesday during the semester of their retreat. Applications are due on Tuesday, April 7. Read more about becoming a Retreat Leader.