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.
Men's Bible Study
This ministry meets on the second Sunday of each month from 6:15 to 7:30pm in the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton room. For more information contact Rees Oliver.
Our MOMs ministry offers parish mothers an opportunity 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 Douglas Minnich.
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.
Special Needs Support Ministry
This ministry is for parents of special needs children. Contact ministry leader Hope Andras for more information.
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. Join them anytime or at the start of the next study on Oct. 9, Finding I AM by Lisa TerKeurst. Each of the 6 sessions explores one or two of the seven I AM statements of Jesus found in the Gospel of John. By the end of the study, you will have read the Gospel of John a few chapters at a time, and have gained a greater understanding of the I AM statements. This is an interactive study which includes personal study, followed by group discussion and a video presentation. If you are interested in joining them for this study or need more information, please contact: Janice Alegria at (205) 538-5509.
Young Adult Bible Study
This ministry of young adults, aged 19-35ish meets on Tuesday from 6:30pm-7:30pm in the St. Jude room for a weekly Bible study and fellowship. Contact ministry leader Katie Gase 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 and Instagram or contact Kaitlyn Brown for more information. See event photos here.