Faith Formation Teachers (Grades K-7):
Faith Formation classes meet from September through April. We welcome individuals who are interested in teaching our faith formation classes or who would like to be on a sub list. Faith formation teachers are responsible for preparing for classes as well as being present at classes to teach and prepare the students in leading good and faithful Catholic lives. Classes meet most Wednesday nights from 7 pm to 8:15 pm. If you would be interested in helping teach a faith formation class, please contact the parish office at 701-663-9562.
Join our group of members who pray for the confidential needs of those requesting prayers for themselves, loved ones, or community. Anyone is welcome to call the parish office at 701-663-9562 with their prayer request or if they are interested in being put on the Prayer Warrior calling list.
This ministry is run through the Diocese of Bismarck. Pre-Marriage couples are put on teams with other married couples who help prepare engaged couples for marriage as part of their pre-marriage preparation. Couples wanting to join a team must be married for at least 1 year and will be responsible on their team for 3 pre-marriage weekends a year. If you are interested, you can contact the parish office at 701-663-9562 or call Tara Brooke at the diocese office at 701-204-7209 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pre-Marriage Sponsor Couples:
A Pre-Marriage Sponsor couple meets on a one on one basis with the engaged couples from their parish to help them go over their FOCCUS inventory and provide advice from their own marriage experience. The diocese will be putting on various training to help interested couples provide the best help to these engaged couples. The Sponsoring Couple Training at Center for Pastoral Ministry includes videos, discussion, learning the assessment tool instrument FOCCUS, role playing and listening skills. This training is for married couples or individuals working with engaged couples preparing for marriage. It is open to all faith denominations. To register, please call the parish office at 701-663-9562 or Tara Brooke at the diocese office at 701-204-7209 or email@example.com.
Natural Family Planning Certified Instructors:
The Diocese of Bismarck is always looking for couples that are passionate about Natural Family Planning (NFP) that would be willing to be a certified instructors. There are 4 different NFP methods you can choose from to be certified in; the Sympo-Thermal Method, Creighton Method, Marquette, or the Billings Method. For more information on how to become a certified instructor, please contact Christie Collins, Diocese of Bismarck Respect Life Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 864-354-5046. You can also contact out parish Billings Method instructor, Shawna Helbling, at 701-527-2060.
Art and Environment:
The purpose of the Art & Environment is to enhance the church's environment. The Art & Environment committee meet primarily during the Christmas and Easter seasons. If you are interested in helping with the church decorations, please contact the parish office at 701-663-9562.
Prayer blankets are blankets that are handmade with either material, knit, or crocheted. They are lap sized blankets that are blessed and given to people who may need some extra comfort and prayers through difficult times. Prayer blankets are available in the gathering space of the church. If you are interested in helping make prayer blankets, please contact the parish office at 701-663-9562
The Church of St. Joseph has sewn over 1,400 prayer bears to give to military members that are or were deployed overseas. These bears are made from old army uniforms and blankets. They also have a prayer for every solider to help keep them safe while they are away from their family and friends. If you would like to know more about how to get involved in this ministry, please contact Susan Kuntz at 701-663-9562.