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.
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 every other Sunday from 6:15 to 7:30pm in the St.John room beginning September 15. For more information contact Rees Oliver or Deacon Rick. Read more about what this ministry is currently studying and meeting dates here.
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 11:30am. They also plan other daytime and evening activities for members. For more information, contact Jamie Smith or Amy Deer. See their spring 2020 schedule here.
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 Julie Schneider.
Scripture in Action
Scripture in Action will resume its weekly meetings on Sunday, June 28 at 9:45 am in the St. Jude room. (They plan to meet on July 5, too.) The meeting format will remain the same as before their COVID-19 break; to review and discuss the Sunday readings and how they apply today. The tables in the St. Jude room will be set up into a large square to enable six feet of space between participants. Facial coverings must be worn and social distancing practiced. At the first meeting, the group will discuss the use of Zoom. In addition, church protocol includes:
Materials cannot be shared. Everyone must bring their own books, pens, etc. (if applicable.)
No food or drink may be brought for distribution. You may bring personal food/drink only.
The church will sanitize meeting rooms after each use.
If you have any questions, please contact ministry leader Tom Germanson.
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.
Sunday Evening Women's Bible Study
This group meets every other Sunday evening at 6 pm in the St. John conference room. Fall study begins September 8 with Bad Girls of the Bible by Liz Curtis Higgs . Contact Allison Roney with any questions. Read more about this ministry here.
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.
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 Phillip Azbik for more information.