Faith Formation Ministries

Pre-K through 8th Grade

Teach elementary religious education classes. Requires a single school year commitment (September through early May) to teach a grade continuously on Sunday mornings 10:30-11:30 a.m. or Wednesday evenings, 7-8:15 p.m. Virtus training is required, but can be completed through SJB.

Director of Faith Formation 301-622- 1122

Assist in elementary religious ed. Classes. Requires a single school year commitment (Sept. through early May) to assist with a grade continuously on Sun. mornings 10:30-11:30 a.m. or Wed. evenings, 7-8:15 p.m. Could be a high school student. For those over 18, Virtus training is required but can be completed through SJB.

Director of Faith Formation 301-622- 1122

Plan lessons and support catechists for a particular grade of religious ed. Requires a single school year commitment (Sept. through early May) which includes being present for classes Sun. mornings, 10:30-11:30 a.m. or Tues. or Wed. evenings, 7-8:15 p.m. Virtus training is required but can be completed through SJB.

Director of Faith Formation 301-622- 1122

Teach middle school religious education classes. Requires a single school year commitment (September through early May) to teach a grade continuously on Tuesday evenings, 7-8:15 p.m. Virtus training is required, but can be completed through SJB.

Director of Youth Ministry 301-622- 1122

Assist in middle school religious ed. Classes. Requires a single school year commitment (September through early May) to assist with a grade continuously on Tues. evenings, 7-8:15 p.m. Could be a high school student. For those over 18, Virtus training is required but can be completed through SJB.

Director of Youth Ministry 301-622- 1122

Adult

A small group (no more than 12) of parishioners that meets regularly for community, reflection of scripture, prayer, and food (of course!). Meeting schedule and time commitment depends on the group.

Director of Faith Formation  301-622- 1122

Meets every Tuesday, 7:30 to 9 p.m., in the Parish Center to practice silent meditation, watch a spiritual DVD and have a spiritual discussion.

Director of Faith Formation 301-622- 1122

Spring and Fall Bible Study. Dates vary. Thursdays either 9:30-11:30 a.m. or 7:30-9:30 p.m.  Please contact Alicia Urban for further information  301-879-4368 or urban261@gmail.com

Youth Ministries

Coach the various sports offered through SJB’s Athleti Ministry program—soccer, basketball, baseball/softball. Coaches are needed for all ages, Kindergarten through High School. High school students may volunteer to assist with younger grades. For those over 18, Virtus training is required, but can be completed through SJB.

Director of Youth Ministry 301-622- 1122

Assist with various activities of the Youth Ministry Program, such as service trips, social events and other group activities for which adult chaperones are needed. Must be over 18 years old. Virtus training is required, but can be completed through SJB.

Director of Youth Ministry 301-622- 1122

SJB hosts Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts. If you would be willing to serve as a Den Leader, Pack Leader, or other Scout volunteer, we are always looking for more assistance. Virtus training is required, but can be completed through SJB.

Director of Youth Ministry 301-622- 1122

SJB hosts Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts. If you would be willing to serve as a Den Leader, Pack Leader, or other Scout volunteer, we are always looking for more assistance. Virtus training is required, but can be completed through SJB.

Director of Youth Ministry 301-622- 1122

SJB hosts Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts. If you would be willing to serve as a Den Leader, Pack Leader, or other Scout volunteer, we are always looking for more assistance. Virtus training is required, but can be completed through SJB.

Director of Youth Ministry 301-622- 1122

SJB hosts Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts. If you would be willing to serve as a Den Leader, Pack Leader, or other Scout volunteer, we are always looking for more assistance. Virtus training is required, but can be completed through SJB.

Director of Youth Ministry 301-622- 1122

Sacraments

Helps parish families celebrate the baptism of their child by leading a class and staffing the sacramental celebrations whether at Sunday Mass or the ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Volunteer commitment: cover two months per year (one class, one Mass and one ceremony per month).

Director of Faith Formation 301-622- 1122

Welcome the First Communion child and family, and assist the priest by helping them celebrate at Mass. Volunteer commitment is a few Sundays per year.

Director of Faith Formation 301-622- 1122

A ministry for married couples that includes giving classes to engaged couples and walking with them as they approach the sacrament of marriage. Classes are offered in sets of four on Sunday evenings. Volunteer commitment is to help with one set of classes per year.

Director of Faith Formation 301-622- 1122

Supports and walks with a person on the path to becoming Catholic. Attends classes and stands with candidate during RCIA rituals, especially at the Easter Vigil Mass. Volunteer commitment is for one year beginning in the Summer and going through Spring.

Director of Faith Formation  301-622- 1122