Faith Formation

 Michael Smith
Director of Religious Education
910-488-1797 / [email protected]

ALL Faith Formation and Youth Ministry meet this weekend, December 8th!

Children in preparation to participate in the sacraments of 1st Reconciliation and 1st Eucharist are required to have two consecutive years of Faith Formation and must complete the required Sacramental Preparation Sessions.  Parents must be registered, supporting members of the parish. 

Sacramental Preparation Session Schedule:
Sacramental Prep. Session #1- Tuesday, January 21, 2020; 6:30pm in the parish hall
Sacramental Prep. Session #2- Tuesday, February 25, 2020; 6:30pm in the parish hall
Celebration of the Sacrament of 1st Reconciliation- Saturday, February 29, 2020; 10:00am in the church
Sacramental Prep. Session #3- Tuesday, March 24, 2020; 6:30pm in the parish hall
Sacramental Prep. Session #4- Tuesday, April 21, 2020; 6:30pm in the parish hall
Celebration of 1st Eucharist- May 2nd & 3rd, 2020; all Masses

WE ALWAYS NEED VOLUNTEERS!

You DO NOT need experience—You DO NOT need to be an expert—A willingness to share your FAITH and a heart for the children is all you need! Please please prayerfully consider helping out in some way!  We can always use volunteers throughout the year!  Opportunities include: being a catechist, substitute catechist, chaperone, or assisting with special projects/events.  Safe Environment training is required for all volunteers who work with children or youth. Click the following link to fill out a volunteer form Faith Formation/Youth Ministry Volunteer Form or contact Michael Smith by phone: 919-423-8027 or email: [email protected] to volunteer or for more information. Again, please prayerfully consider being a part of this most important parish ministry!

Registration for Faith Formation/Youth Ministry

Registration must now be completed in the parish office during regular business hours.  The registration form (below) can be downloaded, filled out and returned to the office. Fees are $50/child or $100/family. For convenience, payment can be made on our WeShare site. Click the following link for access:   https://seaschurch.weshareonline.org/  The WeShare site is for payment only-a registration form with additional information must still be completed.

Below is the link to download the registration form for Faith Formation. Please complete the form, print it out and return to the parish office during business hours.

Faith Formation Registration Form

Faith Formation Code of Conduct

Youth Ministry Registration Form  For more information on our Youth Ministry program-visit their webpage: thelifeyouth.com

Faith Formation/Youth Ministry/Sacramental Prep Schedule 2019/2020

Parents of children registered for Faith Formation should be registered parishioners. If you are not registered in the parish, we ask that you complete a parish registration form. This can be done on the following link and electronically submitted. http://www.seaschurch.net/Parish-Registration-Form  Registration Forms are also available in the back of the gathering space and in the parish office.

Additional Information:

Pre-K/Kindergarten (limited Pre-K slots) 
Children meet Sunday mornings during the 9am Mass and now during the 11:30am Mass! Children follow their catechist out of the church at the beginning of Mass and return during the offertory. 

Elementary (grades 1-5) and Middle School (grades 6-8)
Students meet in the parish hall from 10:15-11:15am. 

Reminder: All Children are to be dropped off and picked up in the parish hall.  For safety reasons, children will not be dismissed into the parking lot or allowed to walk to the church without a parent. 

Interested in becoming more involved?  We can always use volunteers throughout the year!  Click the following link to fill out a volunteer form Faith Formation/Youth Ministry Volunteer Form or contact Michael Smith if you are interested in being a catechist, a substitute, a chaperone, or assisting with special projects/events.  Safe Environment training is required for all volunteers who work with children or youth.