8/11/15 Christian Formation Minutes
Christian Formation Meeting Minutes
August 11, 2015
Jan Sullivan, Chair
S.M. Gemma Therese, Director of Religious Education
Lori VanBuren, Liaison to Pastoral Council
Jane is done serving on the committee. Discussed other possible committee members.
Opening Prayer: The Hail Mary was said by all.
Faith-a-thon – Saturday, May 16th in Horicon. Three participants from St. Joe’s. Did very well.
Mission Statement – The Christian Formation Committee mission statement was revised and incorporated in the parish booklet.
Religious Ed Director Report – See report dated 8/11/15. Some of the items covered include: Changes in Teachers, Textbooks, 2015-16 Calendar (Confirmation date not yet received from the Archdiocese), and Videos during Lent.
Special Education – Still working on
Religious Ed Registration – Has been slow
Parent Letter – Will address Sacraments / missing classes
Christmas Program – Began Christmas program discussions. Will need someone to coordinate the 2016 Christmas Program.
Christmas Parade – Will be Tuesday, December 1st
Next Committee Meeting: 6:30pm, September 15, 2015 (one week later than usual)
Agenda Items: Back to School / Rollerskating Event, St. John Bosco (Oct. 3), Christmas Program, Christmas Parade
Closing Prayer – The Glory Be was said by all.
Submitted by Michelle Kast