Faith Formation Catechists for K-5th
Love working with kids? Teach the Catholic Faith in a way that’s fun, engaging and hands-on through our Family Formation program. Time commitment is 1.5 hours, twice a month, plus preparation. Contact Kelly Melcher at KMelcher@SMSRCatholic.com
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd
This Montessori-inspired religious formation program is for children ages 3-6. Rooted in the Bible and the liturgy of the church, CGS gathers children in an atrium prepared just for them which contains simple, yet beautiful materials, If you are interested in teaching Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, please contact Barb Black at firstname.lastname@example.org
Guest Presenter for Parents
Have a knack for connecting with adults? Love sharing your faith with others? Consider serving as a guest presenter for our Family Formation parent sessions. Topics vary and the commitment is 1.5 hours, twice in your assigned month. To interview, contact Kelly Melcher at KMelcher@SMSRCatholic.com.
Childcare during Family Formation
Do you enjoy working with babies and toddlers? Give parents a break and help watch our littlest parishioners during Family Formation sessions. Commitment is 1.5 hours each month during the school year. Contact Kelly Melcher at KMelcher@SMSRCatholic.com.
Middle School Edge Ministry Team
It’s not easy being “tween,” especially in today’s culture. Consider serving on our Middle School Core Team and assist with group gatherings that include an opening game, large group proclaim, small group breakouts and prayer. Commitment is twice a month. To interview, contact Kelly Melcher at KMelcher@SMSRCatholic.com.
Confirmation Prep Team
Be part of an exclusive team dedicated to ministering to 9th and 10th grade teens who are preparing for the sacrament of Confirmation. Commitment is weekly plus training and preparation. Contact Marianne Callaghan at MCallaghan@SMSRCatholic.com.
Catholic Young Adults Group
This group is open to Catholic young adults (ages 18-39) from any of the parishes in Eau Claire, Chippewa or surrounding area. Our goal is to form community and grow with each other in our faith. We have weekly discussions on Tuesday evenings, 7:30-8:30 p.m., monthly speakers, and several social events throughout the year. For full details about all events, check out our facebook page.
Search: Chippewa Valley Catholic Young Adults. If you don’t have Facebook, contact Sara for event updates and information: call or text 715-404-8642.
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults)
Our RCIA program is a vibrant gathering of adults, varying in backgrounds, who come together to explore the Catholic faith, many for the first time. Team members are needed to assist with hospitality, testimonies, liturgical planning, teaching, mentors, administrative assistance and more. Time commitment is twice a month on average. Contact Michael Van Hemert at MVanHemert@SMSRCatholic.com.
Bible Study Leader
Are you interested in leading a Bible study in our parish? Contact Michael Van Hemert at MVanHemert@SMSRCatholic.com.
Baptism Prep Mentor Family
If you and your family have celebrated the sacrament of baptism within the last 5 years, consider walking with new parents as they prepare to raise their child in the Church. For many, this is the first time they’ve been to our parish in years, and is a great way to build relationships! Commitment is flexible, and usually requires two meetings for each family you work with. To apply, contact Kelly Melcher at KMelcher@SMSRCatholic.com.
Marriage Prep Mentor Couple
Do you enjoy working with couples? Consider serving as a marriage mentor couple! You’ll walk with engaged couples and help them prepare for the sacrament of matrimony through interviews, discussion and hospitality. Contact: Brianna Munns at BMunns@SMSRCatholic.com