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9/15/15 Christian Formation Minutes

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Posted 9/27/15

Christian Formation Meeting Minutes
September 15, 2015

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

Absent:      None

Opening Prayer:  Jan

The August 11, 2015 minutes were approved with no changes noted.

Old Business:

Committee Members – Welcomed new member Sara Bille.  Additional new members are invited to join.

Christmas Program – The program has been selected.  Practice will begin around October 14 or 21.  Dress rehearsals from 10:00-11:15am on Saturday, December 5 and 12.  Program is Wednesday, December 16 at 6:30pm, arrive at 5:45.

Christmas Parade (Tuesday, December 1) – We will participate.  Contact Mark and Chamber of Commerce.  Reception following parade.

New Business:

Bowling / Rollerskating Event – Tentatively Saturday, November 14th.  Sara will check into bowling (cost / date & time / food) and Lori will check into rollerskating.

St. John Bosco Youth Day (Saturday, October 3) – Mentioned in Sister’s letter.  Cassidy Van Buren will speak to students during Religious Ed.      

Religious Ed Director Report – See report dated 9/15/15.  Some of the items covered include: Confirmation, Teacher In-Service, Religious Ed, Confirmation and First Reconciliation Meetings, RCIA/RCIC (none signed up yet).  

Other Items:
Food Drive
– The high school choir class has to do community service this year.  A food drive competition during religious ed may take place in October. 

Server Training – Was not held last year.  Will try to coordinate this year.

Next Committee Meeting:  6:30pm, October 13, 2015

Agenda Items:  Bowling/Rollerskating Event, Food Drive, Server Training, St. John Bosco Youth Day, Christmas Program, Christmas Parade

Closing Prayer – The Hail Mary was said by all.

Submitted by Michelle Kast