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First Friday Club of Greater Akron: Francine Costantini
September 3, 2021
The First Friday Club of Greater Akron is happy to announce that
Our September speaker will be
the Director of Youth Ministry for the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland
speaking on Building the Future of the Church.
on September 3, 2021
Francine Costantini is the Director of Youth Ministry for the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. She has been involved in youth ministry in the diocese since her first weekend in the country her freshman year of high school. Hired in the middle of the pandemic, she has spent the last year meeting with youth ministers and priests, and setting the vision for the new Office of Youth Ministry. She was the Coordinator of Youth Ministry at St. Barnabas Church in Northfield for over 10 years, and previously the Youth Minister and RCIA Director at St. Clarence in North Olmsted. Married to Diaconate Candidate Michael Costantini for 26 years, they have three children, ages 22, 18, and 16.
Youth ministry is the responsibility of the entire Church. It doesn’t matter your age, experience, knowledge of theology or of youth culture… by virtue of your baptism YOU are called build up the Church. And right now our young people need you most. You have a role to play, whether as a leader, a volunteer, a supporter, an advocate, an encourager, a pray-er, or in some other capacity. Come find out what you can do to support and provide ministry to our most vulnerable generation.
NOTE: Change of Location
First Friday Club luncheons are now held at
Our Lady of Cedars
507 South Cleveland Massillon Road
Fairlawn, OH 44333
A SPECIAL NOTE TO THOSE WITH UNUSED
RESERVATION CREDITS FROM 2020.. Please let us know if you want to use any credits from 2020 for this year’s programs and for which ones ASAP. Let us know what dates you would like to use them, if you want to use them up this year, carry some over to next year, or donate unused reservation to FFCGA. Please email your intentions to email@example.com ASAP and make your reservation for September 3 by August 27, 2021.
You may pay the $20 fee at the door or mail your check
to the First Friday Club offices 795 Russell Ave, Akron, OH 44308
Reservations due Friday, August 27, 2021
Location: Our Lady of Cedars, 507 South Cleveland Massillon Road
Fairlawn, OH 44333
Doors open and buffet luncheon begins at 11:00 am.
The speaker begins at noon and ends at 1:00 pm.