Education Ministries

St. James desires that each member grows in their faith and knowledge of the Word of God.  We partner together through various Educational Ministries to do this.  Click on the Link to find out more about each ministry.

Adult Religious Education – We provide many adult enrichment opportunities. Find out more…

Bible Study – Various Bible study groups meet throughout the year. Find out more…

Annulment Process – Parishioners serve as advocates for this Ministry.  Find out more…

Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) – Process by which adult individuals who have reached the age of reason and are unbaptized or from another faith prepare to receive Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist, in the Roman Catholic tradition.   Find out more…

Faith Sharing Groups – 6th to 8th Grade Group – 6th to 8th grade Youth Groups meet on the first and third Wednesday of each month from 6:30-8:00 pm from September through May.  Find out more…

JustFaith –  Programs that transform people and expand their commitment to social ministry. Members study, explore and experience Christ’s call to care for the poor and vulnerable in a lively, challenging, multifaceted process in the context of a small faith community.  Find out more…

Little Saints Playgroup – The Little Saints Playgroup is a gathering of caregivers (parents, grandparents, or other involved adults) and their children, ages 0 – 5 years old, for a morning of learning, play, crafts and snacks.  Find out more…

PB&J (Prayer, Bible Study, & Jammin’) – Parents (or caregivers) and pre-school-aged children from 0-5 can participate in this fun weekly class that features music and movement as well as prayer and stories from Scripture.  Find out more…

Religious Education:  (3yr old thru 5th grade) – Our ministry strives to support parents in this effort. Sunday morning classes are held for children who are 3 years old to 5th grade.  Classes begin in September and end in May.  Find out more…

Sacramental Preparation – As Catholics, we live out our faith life in a most special way through the seven Sacraments of the Church. The Sacraments of Initiation are Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation. The Sacraments of Service are Marriage and Holy Orders. The Sacraments of Healing are Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick.  Find out more…

Saturday Morning Faith Sharing – An adult religious education group held every Saturday from 10 to 11 am in the school library. Find out more...

St. James Catholic School – The St. James Catholic School Community, a ministry of the parish, empowers students grades K-8th to achieve their full academic and Christian potential, become prayerful, lifelong learners and good stewards of God’s gifts.  Find out more…

That Man is You – That Man is You is part of a national organizational men’s group that meets on Saturday mornings at 6:15 am in the Social Hall.  Find out more…