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2/12/13 Christian Formation Minutes

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Posted 4/3/13

Christian Formation Meeting Minutes
February 12, 2013

Jan Sullivan, Chair                   
S.M. Gemma Therese, Director of Religious Education
Lori VanBuren, Liaison to Pastoral Council
Michelle Kast, Secretary

Excused: Doyle Pokorny, Jane Watry, April Rockhill

Opening Prayer:  Jan
Minutes:  The January 8, 2013 minutes were approved with no changes noted. 

Old Business:

Mardi Gras Fun Night– (2/9/13)  The Fun Night went well.  About 30 people attended.  Fellowship Hall worked out well for the location.  Discussed the possibility of doing Fun Nights more often. 

Ash Wednesday– Discussed details of 4:30pm Ash Wednesday Communion Service.  A 7:00pm mass will also be held. 

Dry Erase Board/Easel– Found!  Sister will put note on board, Property of Christian Formation Committee.

VBS– 2013 VBS will be held Tuesday, July 30 – Thursday, August 1, 2013 from 6:30-8:15pm.  Joseph will be the theme.  More details will be discussed in the future.

Religious Ed Director Report– Sister Gemma reviewed her report.  Items covered included but were not limited to: Confirmation Retreat, RCIA Candidate, Safe Environment post-poned 1 week, Lenten pamphlets/videos will be set out, Small Groups start 2/21, 2/25 Video Presentation (10am and 6:30pm in FH), Valentines for shut-ins.  See report dated 2/12/13 for additional details.

New Business First Communion will be Sunday, 5/5 at 10:30 at St. Joe’s.  Pictures and reception to follow.  Confirmation will be Tuesday, 5/21 at 7:00pm in Beaver Dam.  A “Spring Fling Fun Night” will be held after Lent, tentatively Saturday, April 13 after 4:30 mass in Fellowship Hall.

Next Committee Meeting:  6:30pm, March 12, 2013

Agenda Items:  Fun Night, DRE Report

Closing Prayer was said by all

Submitted by Michelle Kast