SERVE Together

Catholic Social Teaching

Everybody knows that the Catholic Church does great works of charity. But did you know social justice is a necessary part of our faith?The measure of a Christian is not just love of God, but also love of neighbor.

Campus and community opportunities for learning and volunteering are listed below. Many are not sponsored by us. While we do our best to vet these opportunities, they may not represent our core values. Aside from CCM-sponsored activities, we do not endorse and are not responsible for these events or their content. Please do not reach out to us directly about individual opportunities if other contact information is available.

UNCG Spartans in Dialogue

Interested in meeting new people on campus? Do you want to enhance your skills as a student leader? Would you like to promote diversity and inclusion on campus? Do you want to develop job-focused skills for the future? Spartans-In-Dialogue is a 5-week interactive dialogue experience designed to build relationships across differences and explore topics related to racial identity, race relations, and intersectionality. As a participant, you will learn more about yourself and understand others who are different than you while practicing dialogue skills to communicate effectively about difficult topics. You will learn communication, group dynamics, and diversity skills you can document on the co-curricular transcript to help you with employment, graduate, and professional schools. Sign up to participate through this link.

Piedmont Environmental Alliance (P.E.A.)

Do you care about climate change? Piedmont Environmental Alliance (P.E.A.) is looking for individuals who are passionate about the environment, enjoy public speaking and are interested in teaching the next generation about climate change. Join Piedmont Environmental Alliance (P.E.A.) in bringing awareness and environmental action to Title I classrooms in Forysth county.They’re looking for volunteers with availability during school hours to serve as educators for the fall and spring semesters. Training is provided and no experience is necessary. For more information, visit their website at: www.peanc.org or e-mail Desiree at dagorbea@uncg.edu and Annie at annie@peanc.org.

Coming in February 2021

JUSTICE RETREAT: GIVE YOUR HEART AWAY

Join college students from across the Diocese for a weekend of service, fellowship, food and reflection as we learn about Catholic Social Teaching. Registration is $50 payable to "Catholic Campus Ministry". Ask us about scholarships.

Those who act justly will live in the presence of God (Psalm 15). We work to provide students opportunities to learn about justice issues and how Catholic Social Teaching impacts our understanding of these issues. Armed with this knowledge we promote service projects related to these issues.