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8/11/15 Christian Formation Minutes

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Christian Formation Meeting Minutes

August 11, 2015

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

Absent:             None

Jane is done serving on the committee.  Discussed other possible committee members.

Opening Prayer:  The Hail Mary was said by all.

Old Business:

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.

New Business:

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.

Other Items:

            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