Faith Formation

Faith Formation

FAITH FORMATION CLASSES

ARE FULL FOR ALL 2016/2017 CLASSES

 

Faith Formation Office open Monday-Thursday, 10am-6pm 

Email us at saclife@stjohnvancouver.org

Please visit us at the office:  be sure to call ahead for appointment or to assure someone is available.

 

Basic Faith Formation Classes 2nd-10th grade:

For students who have not attended classes before. These classes are required before registering for a First Communion preparation class. Bring a copy of your child’s  Baptismal and Birth Certificates to register. (Green & Blue forms).  For more information email us at saclife@stjohnvancouver.org

 

Class time:  

Tuesdays 5:30-6:45 PM

Fee:  $30.00 before August 8th; after August 8th increases to $50.00.

 

Regular Faith Formation Classes Kindergarten-5th grade:

These classes are for students not preparing for a Sacrament.  (Exception:  1st grade, which is always preparation for 1st Communion in 2nd grade) 1st grade classes are available either Tuesday or Wednesday evenings, depending on when older siblings attend. 1st graders must have their Baptismal and birth certificates with their enrollment form (yellow) and payment.  For more information email us at saclife@stjohnvancouver.org

 

Class time:  

Wednesdays 6:00-7:15 PM

Fee:  $30.00 before August 8th; after August 8th increases to $50.00.

 

Youth Groups:

Middle School (grade 6-8) and High School (grade 9-12) Youth Groups meet weekly.   Our goal is to teach teens how to apply their Catholic Faith into their everyday lives. Participation in service projects is encouraged.

 

MSYG - Meet in Fireside Room.  For more information email us at msyg@stjohnvancouver.org

HSYG - Meet in Vogel Hall.  For more information email us at hsyg@stjohnvancouver.org

 

Meeting time:  Wednesdays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

(gold forms) Fee is $40.00.

 

Youth Group Social Hour 6-7 pm in Vogel Hall just prior to youth group. 

 

 SACRAMENTAL PROGRAMS:  for more information email us at saclife@stjohnvancouver.org

 

First Communion:

Students must have attended one year of Basic Faith Formation classes to register for a First Communion Preparation class. Returning students, eligible to register, should have received forms in class or in the mail. We will reserve a place for returning students until June 30th. Please bring originals of  Baptismal and Birth certificates along with completed forms and payment. Students coming from another parish must provide a letter verifying 1st year attendance in a Faith Formation program. Packets provided upon determination of eligibility.   

 

Parents are required to attend parent meetings while students are in class.  Calendar of dates will be provided.

 

First Communion Preparation classes are offered both in  English and in Spanish. For more information call Bobbi in the Faith Formation office at 360.573.3325 ext 206 or by email at saclife@stjohnvancouver.org

 

English classes:  Wednesdays, 6-7:15  pm

Spanish classes: Tuesday, 7-9 pm

Fee:  $65.00 before August 8th; after August 8th increases to $80.00

 

Confirmation:

Students must be 16 years of age by May 1, 2017, have received the sacraments of Baptism and First Communion, and must have attended High School Youth Group the past year to be eligible to attend the preparation classes. Students are required to attend the fall weekend retreat and a spring one-day retreat on-site at St. John the Evangelist as part of their preparation. Parents, students, and sponsors must attend information meetings at the beginning of the year. Sponsors must live in the local area, be in good standing in the church, and attend one meeting each month with their Confirmation student. Packets are provided after eligibility is determined. 

 

Meeting time:  Wednesdays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Confirmation Fee:  $100.00 before August 8th, which includes the cost of retreat; after August 8th increases to $110.00.
 

 

For information about Vacation Bible School 2017, please click here.

 

 
 

 

 

I WILL FOLLOW