Faith Formation Commission

Are you interested in helping foster life long faith formation for all ages in our parish? Then consider becoming a member of our Faith Formation Commission. The Faith Formation Commission looks at our children's faith formation, youth faith formation and youth ministry programs, as well as young adult and adult faith formation. We meet on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm to explore ideas for new faith formation programs, and receive input on how to enhance our existing programs. 

Faith Formation

Catherine Trescony

Paul Trescony

Donna Curtiss

Nathan Johnsen

Luke Sansovich

Emily Wenner

Cindy Ley, Director of Faith Formation

Heidi Schleif, Preschool and Elementary Coordinator

Camera  A Ministry "snapshot": Faith Formation Commission

Meeting Details:

The Faith Formation Commission meets the first Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8:00pm in the Fireside Room.

Ministry Description:

We brainstorm, carry out and support all faith formation opportunities at St. Gerard's. It is the one commission that literally has a "hands on" role in bringing the St. Gerard's community to a deeper faith in Jesus Christ and changing lives for the better.

Contact Person:  Cindy Ley, 763-424-8770
A typical day in this ministry:

Many opportunities for varied talents:
*Interfaith Panel planning with area churches
*Faith Mentors through Youth Ministry volunteering
*Faith/Volunteer support for Generations of Faith Families
*Attend Youth Mission Trips
*Small Group Faith Leaders for Adults/Youth
*Plan for growing faith opportunities for St. Gerard's community
*Play instrument with youth choir

Is there more than one way to volunteer?

Depending on your interests you could become involved in one of the ministry areas described above. For example, you could:

  • volunteer with faith formation for high school youth, adults, or children
  • attend mission trips
  • help with kitchen duties for the Generations of Faith family faith formation program
  • play an instrument with the youth choir
  • serve on the summer Vacation Bible School team
  • generate ideas to help grow the faith of our community by attending our once-a-month meetings.

The following apply to this ministry:

  • Family Friendly
  • Weekend Opportunities
  • Weekday Opportunities
  • Weeknight Opportunities
  • One Time
  • Flexible Schedule
Time Committment: approximately 2-3 hrs per month