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Pop Up Youth Ministry

Pop Up is a welcoming ministry of the Diocese of Newark bringing together youth for fun activities, community, and faith formation. All youth grades 6-12 are encouraged to join us for our monthly events.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram (@popupym), or click here to subscribe to our e-newsletter.

Pop Up Events are planned and executed by two young adult Fellows. You can email them at

Watch this video to meet the Pop Up Youth Fellows and learn more about Pop Up Youth events:

Each participant needs to have a Youth Covenant on record. This only needs to be submitted once and then will be kept in our records for the remainder of the program year. Click here to submit the Youth Covenant online.

Pop Up News

Online community is available for diocesan youth
Feature | Dec 28, 2020
One of our goals at Pop Up is to provide brave spaces to talk about how we feel and what is going on in our lives. We want to build and maintain a...
Feature & Photo Gallery | Sep 30, 2019
The afternoon of Sunday, September 22 was sunny and unseasonably warm – even for the final official day of summer. In the spacious, tree-lined...
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Feature | Aug 20, 2019
Sunday, September 22 is the eve of the Autumn Equinox and the official beginning of fall. It is also the date of the inaugural event of the new Pop...
Matt Porowski and Shannon Molnar at Cross Roads in July 2019. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Feature | Jul 25, 2019
Matt Porowski and Shannon Molnar have been hired as the Pop Up Youth Ministry Fellows for its inaugural year.
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Announcement | Jul 17, 2019
We are excited for the launch this fall of the new Pop Up Youth Ministry!
"Pop-Up Youth Ministry"
Feature | Dec 17, 2018
In 2019 the diocese will launch a “Pop-Up Youth Ministry” in partnership with Cross Roads Camp & Retreat Center.