RCIC (Rite of Christian Initiation adapted for children)
Purpose: An adaptation of the adult rite suitable for children age 7 and beyond, who are interested in coming into full communion with the Catholic Church by receiving the Sacraments of Initiation; Baptism, Eucharist and/or Confirmation
Contact: Lori Lewis, (270) 842-7777, ext. 105
Meetings: weekly September through June

Faith Formation Stations (Kindergarten through 6th grade)
Purpose: provide age appropriate faith formation for children
Contact: Cheryl Powell, (270) 842-7777, ext. 102
Meetings: classes are held between Sunday Masses (10:15-11:15) the 3rd and 4th Sundays most months

First Sacraments Preparation Team
Purpose: assist in coordinating parish celebrations, family retreats, and parent meetings for those preparing to receive Sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist.
Contact: Cheryl Powell, (270) 842-7777, ext 102
Meetings: as needed

Young Children’s Liturgy of the Word (ages 3-5)
Purpose: provide formation of children ages 3-5 in a liturgical experience appropriate for their development level
Contact:  Cheryl Powell, (270) 842-7777, ext. 102
Meetings: rotational schedule, during 9am Mass

Children’s Liturgy of the Word (ages 6-8)
Purpose: provide formation of children grades K-2 in a liturgical experience appropriate for their development level
Contact: Cheryl Powell, (270) 842-7777, ext. 102
Meetings: rotational schedule, during 9am Mass

Vacation Bible School
Purpose: to engage children in the life of Jesus through music, storytelling and crafts.
Contact:  Cheryl Powell, (270) 842-7777, ext. 102
Meetings:  as needed, VBS is held for 1 week during summer

Childcare Nursery
Purpose: provide childcare during Mass
Contact: Sierra Purkerson, (270) 842-7777

Holy Spirit Parkside Early Learning Center
Purpose: we are a licensed program that provides quality care and social/academic education to children ages 6 months-4 years old
Contact:  Bethany Arnold, (270) 904-4095
Meetings:  available Monday-Friday, 9am-2pm

St. Joseph School
Purpose: provides instruction in the Catholic faith as well as secular academic subjects. Preschool and after-school programs are also offered.
Contact: Rodney Schwartz, Principal, (270) 842-1235; or Anna Alexander, Asst. Principal, (270) 842-1235

Senior High School Youth Ministry Group
Purpose: provides opportunities for high school age youth to grow in their faith, be of service to others, and have fun with one another
Contact: Allison Steen-Baker, (270) 842-7777, ext. 106
Meetings:  Sundays, 6-8pm – To receive text updates via Remind.com, text @hsccsrhigh to 81010

Youth Ministry Adult Support Team
Purpose: adult group that supports, facilitates, plans and prayers for the high school youth group
Contact: Allison Steen-Baker, (270) 842-7777, ext. 106
Meetings: as needed

Youth Ministry Leadership Team
Purpose: made up of youth from each high school class; plan, organize and present events for youth ministry groups
Contact: Allison Steen-Baker, (270) 842-7777, ext. 106
Meetings: as needed

Junior High Youth Ministry Group
Purpose: provides opportunities for youth grades 7 and 8 to grow in their faith, be of service to others, and have fun with one another
Contact: Allison Steen-Baker, (270) 842-7777, ext. 106
Meetings: Wednesdays, 6-8pm – To receive text updates via Remind.com, text @hsccjrhigh to 81010

Confirmation Retreat Team
Purpose: to help facilitate the annual Confirmandi retreat..
Contact: Allison Steen-Baker, (270) 842-7777, ext. 106
Meetings: once per year in August

Confirmation Catechist Team
Purpose: to support, plan, and facilitate the Confirmation process for teens.
Contact: Allison Steen-Baker, (270) 842-7777, ext. 106
Meetings: monthly or as needed