The Children's Ministry Program

 

The Children's Ministry program brings kids and parents together to learn about the faith. Our program is focused on making weekly Mass the most important element. There is a once a month gathering as well as materials to do at home with your family to bring the faith from church to home.

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The Children's Ministry program is for families in the parish with children with elementary age students. We believe that elementary age children learn and form faith best when parents are directly involved in the process.

The primary aspects of the program are threefold:

1. Weekly Sunday Mass

2. Biweekly At-Home Lessons

3. Monthly Family Faith Formation Event

Sunday Mass is the "source and summit" of our faith. Any faith formation program without Mass is a waste of time. We have designed our Family Masses to be more educational, interactive, and inspirational for our children. 

Although Faith Formation in the past three decades has primarily occurred in the classroom, we believe that the more effective "classroom" is the home. When mom and dad partner with the parish, we can be more impactful when it comes to raising our kids Catholic. We provide you biweekly resources to give you, the parents, the tools you need to bring a faith lens to every aspect of your life.

Finally, our once a month, Family Faith Formation Event brings all of our families together: parents and children, to learn about the theme for the month. We gather together not just to learn about our faith but to experience it. Our programs will include music, activities, service projects, prayerful experiences, and more to bring the faith alive and make it fun for families.

 

   Additional Programs   

Family Faith Formation

 

Children in grades 1-4 are invited to learn and grow in their faith through unique experiences geared to enhance their faith alongside their families. Explore the Family Faith Formation offerings below.

Children's Small Groups

 

We offer an optional small group program for our families who are looking for more faith experiences to go  deeper.  Take a look at what we have to offer.

Spanish Faith Formation

 

We offer whole family faith formation for families whose language is primarily Spanish. 

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306 Morris Avenue

Summit, NJ 07901 

ff@stteresaavila.org

Tel: 908-277-3700

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