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. The nursery is not open on Wednesday evenings or Sunday mornings due to COVID-19
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.
55 + Better
Throughout our adult lives, change is our constant companion. Some of these changes or milestones leave us with a newfound identity or outlook and, as a result, we begin searching for our new niche -- maybe seeking a group to join with others who are 55 plus. If this sounds like you, then we invite you to consider Prince of Peace’s new “55 and Better” ministry group. Contact is Megan Everett. The next meeting is a Sunday brunch on June 6 from 9:45am-10:45am in the St. Jude room. Other upcoming events:
June 26 - Drinks and apps | 5:00 pm | church
June 29 - Barons baseball game
July 25 - Brunch | 9:45 am | church
July 29 - Breakout Games Birmingham/Locked In
Aug 28 - Drinks and apps | 5:00 pm | church
Sept 26 - Brunch | 9:45 am | church
Oct. 30 - Drinks and apps | 5:00 pm | church
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 the church office for more information.
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 on the first Friday of the month at 9:30 am at the church: and every Wednesday from 6-8pm. They also plan other daytime and evening activities for members. For more information, contact Jamie Smith or Amy Deer.
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 Krystal McCarty.
Scripture in Action
Scripture in Action meets on Sundays att 9:45 am in the St. Jude room to review and discuss the Sunday readings and how they apply today. 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 Germanson.
Shepherd Ministry - New!
Volunteers offer support to adults participating in our Becoming Catholic program, a 14-week period of Catholic religious education and discernment. Shepherds might elect to: pray for the candidates or be available for conversation or perhaps be their Confirmation sponsor and attend their Confirmation Mass. If you would like to help us with this ministry, please complete this brief form. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Dale Wisely, POP Director of Family Life, for more information. You can also learn more about the Becoming Catholic program here.
Special Needs Support Ministry
This ministry is for parents of special needs children. Contact ministry leader Hope Andras for more information. On COVID-19 hiatus
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. On COVID-19 hiatus
Women of Worship - "WOW"
This women's ministry meets weekly during the school year on Tuesdays from 9:30 am - 11:00 am for Bible study, prayer, and worship. Contact ministry lead Janice Alegria for more information. They will be meeting in person and connecting with those not ready to meet in person by using Zoom to virtually connect them to the meeting.