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 educate children about 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 and other meetings/programs as necessary
Contact:         Trenton Ackerman, (270) 842-7777, ext. 109

 

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:         Stephanie Koeller, (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
Website:         stjosephschoolbg.org

 

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