Youth Ministry Team
(Margie, Jesús, Katie)
Meet our Ministry Team!
MARGIE WEIR – DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY
KATIE BROWNE – ASSISTANT YOUTH MINISTER
Katie grew up right here at HNJ, and was involved in Edge and Life Teen when she was a teen. She also served on Core Team and helped out on retreats for 7 years before joining our staff as Assistant Youth Minister. Katie runs our Edge Middle School Ministry.
Katie has her BA in Graphic Design and Marketing Services, and enjoys making art in her spare time. She also volunteers on the HNJYA Board and is a part of the HNJ YA ministry. Katie loves to spend days off at the beach or curled up on the couch reading books and/or watching Netflix.
JESúS APONTE – CONTEMPORARY WORSHIP LEADER
Jesús grew up attending mass at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Orlando, Florida. He has been actively involved in Music Ministry and Youth Ministry. He has worked with the music & youth ministries at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, St. Augustine Catholic Church in Casselberry and currently works as Contemporary Music Director and Liturgy Coordinator at Holy Name Of Jesus Catholic Church.
Jesús has toured as a musician with catholic christian artists such as David Diaz, Joshua Diaz, and most recently Alive In You Tour 2017 & 2018 with Steven Joubert. He has assisted the music for mass, bilingual mass, choir rehearsals, youth and young adult retreats, prayer groups, adoration, concerts and conferences in the Diocese of Orlando and the Archdiocese of Miami.
Jesús enjoys listening to and discovering new music. He plays the drums, guitar and ukulele. He loves going to Disney or Disney Springs with friends. He also loves going to concerts, local jam sessions and Starbucks.