This ministry invites children age 4 and above to hear the 9:30 and 11:00 am Sunday Masses in a setting in which the readings and homilies are designed especially for them. The children retreat to the Upper Room with ministry leaders and then rejoin their families during the offertory part of the Mass to continue celebrating the Liturgy of the Eucharist together.
Needs: Lectors and homilists are needed to provide Gospel readings and homilies to the children. Additional adults are needed accompany the minister to observe and maintain order
Requirements: A love for God; a love for children; a willingness to learn more about your faith and share it with our kids; completion of the Diocese of Austin's Ethics and Integrity Workshop; completion of a formal background check
Training: On-going training, mentoring and support are provided
Time Commitment: One hour extra on Sunday on the week scheduled, plus preparation time during that week, usually about an hour; should also plan to attend one or two training sessions during the year as well as the annual Ministry Retreat