Our many formation ministries provide opportunities for parishioners to gather for spiritual growth, social activities and service outreaches within a small group setting.
Adventure Ark Nursery/Playschool
The Adventure Ark offers children a place to play and grow in a loving Christian environment with weekday "mother's day out" playschool; nursery care during the Sunday morning Masses; as well as on Wednesday evenings and on Friday mornings for parents attending meetings and studies at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. For more information, click here.
This ministry prepares parents for the sacrament of Baptism of their child. A team of volunteers lead the class using provided instructional material. Classes are held the 2nd Sunday of each month at 9:45 am for parents to prepare for the sacrament of Baptism for their children. Contact is Megan Everett.
Covenant of Love Marriage Ministry
This marriage ministry meets monthly during the school year for dinner and discussion. Married and engaged couples are welcome to attend and childcare is provided in the church nursery. Contact ministry leader Kristina Theall for more information.
Volunteers in this ministry educate those who wish to expand their commitment to care for the poor and vulnerable and to become advocates for social justice. They present study modules on topics such as the federal tax system, immigration, the environment and also sponsor a "Fair Trade Sale" in December. JustFaith graduates are involved in many service activities within the parish and throughout the community. Contact ministry lead Carol Binder for more information.
Classes are held quarterly to prepare engaged couples for the sacrament of Matrimony. Volunteers work with couples in a workshop environment to cover various topics and also assist with acquiring and scheduling guest speakers. Contacts are Scott and Kat Meinberg.
Our MOMs ministry offers parish mothers an opportunity for mothers in our parish to get together for social, spiritual and service activities during the school year. Complimentary childcare is provided in the Adventure Ark church nursery for children six months to two years of age. The ministry meets every Friday during the school year from 9:30 am to noon. They also plan other daytime and evening activities for members. For more information, contact Amy McCarthy or Maureen McDermott.
The parent teacher organization provides support to many activities at the school as well as hosts several fundraisers during the school year. All school parents are welcome to join and become active participants. Contact is Steve Lacy.
This ministry supports, informs, educates and advocates for the dignity of life from conception to natural death and promotes a consistent ethic of life as demonstrated by Jesus Christ. For more information, contact Tom and Elsbeth Germanson.
This ministry is for parents of special needs children, teens and adults offers support to its members. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every other month at 6:30 pm. Contact ministry leader Diana Wall for details.
Women of Worship - "WOW"
This women's ministry meets weekly during the school year on Tuesdays from 9:30 am - 11:30 am for Bible study, prayer, and worship. Contact ministry lead Jill Kent for more information.
The Prince of Peace Young Adult Ministry, also known as "YACHT" (for young adult Catholics hanging together), is a social/spiritual/service group for parish adults 19-35 years of age. You can find the group on Facebook or contact Greg Dunn for more information. See event photos here.
Middle School Youth Group "MSYG" meets Wednesday evenings during the school year from 5:30 pm to 7:30pm at the church. The evening begins with dinner in Deasy Hall and meeting/activities follow in the school cafeteria and gym. Some offsite activities are planned throughout the school year. Contact ministry leader Phil Massa at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
High School Youth Group "HSYG" meets Wednesday evenings during the school year in the youth room at the school from 6:30 pm to 8:15 pm and on Sunday evenings from 6 pm to 8 pm in the school youth room. This is a time of interactive faith discussions and activities where teens can grow in their faith by discussing real life issues and participating in faith building activities as well as enjoying activities and socializing time in the gym and youth room.
The group is well known for their annual portrayal of the Shadow Stations of the Cross during Lent. They hold an annual "garage sale" with the Knights of Columbus in July to raise money for their annual ski trip in January as well as to fund other activities. In addition, the group does hands-on local mission work in the Birmingham area, such as Habitat for Humanity. Contact ministry leaders Tom and Maria Kilgro at email@example.com for more information. Follow them on Instagram - popyouthg.
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