A 30+ Adult Ministry

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Who We Are

Elevate is a ministry serving adults 30 years and older ​in the Diocese of Rochester and beyond. The ministry ​seeks to build fellowship, grow the spiritual life of its ​members, and serve the community.

No matter who you are, no matter where you’ve ​been, no matter what you’ve done, you are

Invited & Welcome

Join in!

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We would love to see you at one of our ​upcoming events.

Come as you are; no registration required.

Although our ministry resides in the ​Catholic church, you don't need to be a ​member of any particular church or even ​Catholic to participate.


All are welcome



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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, June 5th -- 7pm

Catholic Q/A & Fellowship

Collaboration with Converge - Young Adult ​Ministry

St. Mary’s Church, Downtown Rochester

15 St Marys Pl, Rochester

Bring your questions about the Catholic Faith!

More details to come


Tuesday, June 25th -- 6pm

Jazz Fest

6:00 pm

Join us to experience this great Rochester Festival! ​Meeting location TBD!


Saturday, July 13th -- 7am - 12:30pm

Abbey of the Genesee Visit & Nature Walk

Attend 8am & 12pm Prayer at Abbey, Visit Monk ​Bread & Gift Shop with optional lunch on return to ​Rochester.

Abbey of the Genesee, Piffard NY

Indian Fort Nature Preserve, Geneseo, NY


Saturday, July 21st -- 8am - 3:30pm

Holy Kayak

8am Mass at St. James Church and then going ​down to Irondequoit Bay for Kayak Rental. Come ​spend a day on the beautiful marsh trails that ​stretch for miles. Pack a lunch and sunscreen!

More details to come!

Questions or RSVP?

Sponsored By Friends:

These events are not “sponsored” by Elevate, but ​join our friends in these great events in our area!

Pivotal Players - Bishop Barron Series & ​Discussion

Want to learn more about incredible saints? Join ​a video series & discussion group based on the ​series Pivotal Players! This weekly meeting ​highlights a new saint each week with beautiful ​cinematography of where each Saint lived and ​their life story.

Meeting Dates: Thursdays, , May 30 & June 6

at 7:30pm

Location: St. Ambrose Parish Office, 25 Empire ​Blvd. Rochester

Interested? Contact Luke at 585-288-5000, ex. ​121.


Friday’s Open Community Dinner

Everyone is always welcome to Friday dinner at ​Miguel and Kate Dominguez’ house:

288 Marion St, Rochester, NY 14610

Doors open at 5:30pm, dinner at 6pm, ends ​around 7:15pm.

Bringing a dish is admired but not required. Bring ​yourself (and a friend)!

Questions? Contact Kate Dominguez at 713-319-​8391


Rochester Food Truck Rodeo

Description from website: food on four wheels ​featuring the community's creative mobile ​cuisine! Just about everything and anything that ​could be served from a truck can be found at ​Food Truck Rodeos!

While you experience Rochester's best food ​trucks at Rodeos, you'll also enjoy local music, ​dancing and entertainment. See you at the ​Rodeos!

The Food Truck Rodeos are on the last ​Wednesday of the Month, April-September!

Dates: May 29, June 26, July 31,

August 28 and September 25


Reach out to Mark at 585-506-8962


Coming this Fall 2024!

Faith and Film Series

Quarterly film screenings and discussion


More offerings to come!

Event Examples

Elevate hosts a variety of events throughout the year

We would love your help coming up with more! Please email ideas to elevate@dor.org

Bible Studies

Community Service

Meals & Fellowship

Speaking Engagements

Fun Trips

Small Groups

Looking For Resources?

Visit our friends at CONVERGE Young Adult ​Ministry to discover a treasure trove of ​resources, including:

  • Mass Times
  • Confession Schedules
  • Online Resources
  • Local Support Groups
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Men & Women Specific Resources

And More!

Contact Us

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Elevate is an Initiative within the Roman ​Catholic Diocese of Rochester

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