Sessions take place on Mondays from 8:00-9:30pm EST.
Dates: October 19, 26, November 9, 16, 23, 30
This course will help new and veteran ministers consider the role of a parish team, the recruitment and maintenance of a team, and the role formation plays in developing a team. Sessions will include team selection, discernment of gifts, involving the parish community, and the spirituality formation of initiation ministers.
PRESENTERS: Donna M. Eschenauer, Michael Ruzicki
REQUIRED TEXT: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, Study Edition
REQUIRED TECHNOLOGY TEST: All course participants are required to join in a technology orientation session prior to the first session to ensure that your computer is configured properly. Orientation session dates and times can be found in the Important Information document below.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Click here to download a PDF with important information regarding this virtual course.
SCHEDULE: Sessions run from 8:00-9:30pm EST on Monday evenings.
October 19, 2020
SESSION 1: The Practice of Ministry
October 26, 2020
SESSION 2: Formation of the Parish Community, Leaders, and Staff
November 9, 2020
SESSION 3: Developing the Initiation Team
November 16, 2020
SESSION 4: Training the Initiation Team
November 23, 2020
SESSION 5: Holding Regular Team Meetings
November 30, 2020
SESSION 6: Recruitment of New Initiation Ministers