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3/12/13 Christian Formation Minutes

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Posted 4/3/13

Christian Formation Meeting Minutes
March 12, 2013 

Jan Sullivan, Chair                   
Jane Watry
Lori VanBuren, Liaison to Pastoral Council
Michelle Kast, Secretary 

Excused: Doyle Pokorny; S.M. Gemma Therese, Director of Religious Education; April Rockhill 

Opening Prayer:  Jan

Minutes:  The February 12, 2013 minutes were approved with no changes noted. 

Old Business:

Ash Wednesday– Both services were very well attended. 

Spring Fling Fun Night– The fun night will be Saturday, April 13, after the 4:30pm mass, in Fellowship Hall.  Bring games and a dish to pass.  Committee will begin promoting event soon, a sign up sheet will be posted on the dry erase board in time for Holy Week.  Will ask Sister to include a note in next week’s letter home with students.  Jan will check on drink mix and supplies.  (Update – enough drink mix on hand, need spoons and sturdy compartment plates.) 

Religious Ed Director Report– Items covered in DRE report included but were not limited to: Confirmation (practice moved to 5/19 at 11am), Small Groups (good attendance), Evangelization Meetings, Video Presentation, Conclave (paper being distributed).  See report dated 3/12/13 for additional details. 

Other Items Faith in Our Future Funds: Committee would like to access these funds ($28,000 per last report).  Tentative purchases could include large tv’s or other equipment, youth speakers, etc.  Will request that Sister check into how these funds can be accessed and what guidelines/restrictions there are regarding how the money is spent.

Next Committee Meeting:  6:30pm, April 9, 2013

Agenda Items:  Spring Fling Fun Night, 1st Communion, Confirmation, VBS, DRE Report

Closing Prayer was said by all.

Submitted by Michelle Kast