Help Wanted – Director of Religious Education

St. Peter’s Catholic Church in LaGrange, Georgia is seeking a part-time (28.5 hours per week) Director of Religious Education to work under the direction of the Pastor to coordinate a comprehensive faith formation program for children (grades PreK-8), teens (grades 9-12), and adults.

The DRE will be responsible for recruiting and training a small staff of volunteer catechists as well as implementing Sacramental Prep (First Reconciliation, First Communion, and Confirmation), RCIA/RCIC, Family Catechesis, and continuing Adult Faith Formation opportunities.

The ideal candidate is a dynamic, innovative, and energetic practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church who possesses a college degree in a related field and/or has 2-3 years of experience as a leader in Religious Education/Faith Formation and should be detail oriented, having excellent organizational & computer skills. Fluency in Spanish is preferred. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Qualified candidates should send resume and cover letter to info@stpeterslagrange.net.

CPR Class – Saturday, June 16, 2018

We will be hosting a CPR class for all interested parishioners on Saturday, June 16th from 9:00am to 1:00pm in the Parish Hall. Those individuals interested in attending MUST register with Kerry Schafer by phone at (706) 416-1947 or email at kerry.beth.schafer@gmail.com.

Please no not reply to this message to RSVP, please contact Kerry with the information above.

‘Shipwrecked: Rescued By Jesus’ VBS – Registration Now Open!

Registration for ‘Shipwrecked: Rescued By Jesus’ is now open online via our website, or in person at the parish office. The cost for registration this year remains at $10 per child. VBS runs Monday, June 11 through Friday, June 15th from 9:00am to 12:00pm (noon) each day. You can register online by visiting our website and clicking the VBS logo on the left side of the page. The deadline for registration is Sunday, June 10th, 2018. Payment is due on the first day of VBS.

SummerFest – Information & Potluck Signup Link

Mark your calendar for Summer Fest, which will be Sunday, June 3rd following the 11:00 am Mass. Each quarter, Fr. Tim would like to bring the parish together for informal gatherings to share in fun, food, and fellowship. Summer Fest will be celebration of the beginning of the summer season! Due to the inclement weather for our Spring Festival, we will have a dunk tank fundraiser for our youth group and bounce house activities for the kids. The CCW will coordinate a covered-dish potluck and the Knights of Columbus will be serving up their famous hot-dogs and hamburgers! SIgn up to bring something for the potluck at https://www.perfectpotluck.com/UWWN1383

We hope to see you there!

St. Peter’s Cursillo

St Peter’s Cursillo group will meet right after the 6:00 p.m. Mass on Saturday, May 19 with a “pot luck” meal in the parish
hall. There will be talks from Holger & Helga Kienlin about their experience since attending the Spring Cursillo Weekend. Parishioners interested in knowing more about Cursillo are invited to attend this get together. Come share a meal, find out more about Cursillo, and register for the upcoming weekends. For more information contact Dave or Fern 706-885-9388. If you need childcare for the evening, please email Fern at wildflower604@hotmail.com.

Mark Your Calendar for Shipwrecked VBS!

Vacation Bible School will be held from June 11th – 15th this year. Our theme is “Shipwrecked: Rescued By Jesus”. Pictured to the left is our new friend Moe who will help our children discover that “when they are powerless, Jesus rescues”! Kids will have incredible Bible learning experiences that they can see, touch and even taste! We need many adult and teen leaders to help the program run smoothly. If you would like to help make this a memorable week, stop by and see DRE Michael T. Barrett in the parish office. You can also contact him at (706-884-4224) or via email at mbarrett@stpeterslagrange.net.