Comfirmation Service Ideas....ways to preach the Gospel and serve 

 

Lenten Stations of the Cross - Looking for Level 1 Confirmation Candidates

Date:  Lent 2018      Time:  7:30 to 8:30 PM

We are looking for at least 8 readers as well as one Candidate to carry the Cross to each of the Stations in the church.

This is a wonderful service opportunity.  

There is one rehearsal which Mrs. Pat Krema will be conducting.

RSVP to Connie Boruch at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Sean and Katie Gaynor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to participate.

Community Food Bank in Hillside

We are looking for Confirmation candidates age 12 and older to stock the shelves at the Community Food Bank of Hillside from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  We leave the Saint Bartholomew parking lot at 8:30 AM.
Please contact Patti Vignola at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to secure a volunteer slot.  

We also ask that you bring a donation of non-perishable food. This is a great project to do with your sponsor, older sibling or parent.  Come join us!

We will be looking for help again in the fall.

Saint Mary's Soup Kitchen

We are seeking Level 2 Confirmation Candidates (at least 12 years of age) to assist with serving dinner.  One parent should plan on accompanying our 4 candidates to provide transportation and supervision.  Our parish provides volunteers on the 4th Sunday of each month at 2:00 PM.  

Contact Anne Rogalin, volunteer coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

The Soup Kitchen is located at Saint Mary's Church in Plainfield at 516 West 6th Street. The maximum number of candidates for each date listed is 4. Mrs. Pat Kelleher is the 4th Sunday Coordinator for our parish. Please contact her at 908-755-5976 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Vacation Bible School    

Held duringn the last week of June each year at St. Bartholomew Academy. Contact Michele Robinson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Activities: Teacher Assistants, helping with arts and crafts, running games, bible corner.

Come, see us next year.

Children’s Liturgy of the Word (CLOW) for Grades 1 to 4

Every Sunday during the school year at the 10:30 AM Mass, children grades 1 to 4 are dismissed to hear the Gospel and sing. Please contact Joe Viviano (908) 412-8064. If you play an instrument, sing or would like to assist us with our children, we welcome you to our team which is on a rotating schedule.

Pray and Play for Pre-school - Kindergarten

This program takes place in room 107 located just outside the church doors during the 10:30 AM Mass.  Pray and Play is designed for children to hear the Sunday Gospel, sing with hand movements, and enjoying making new friends, like Jesus. Please contact Maria Moloney at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . to join one of our rotating teams. We are looking for aides to work one-on-one or be part of a teaching team. 

Religious Education

We are looking for teaching aides on Sunday mornings from 9:00 - 10:15 AM or 10:30 to 11:45 AM.  Contact: the Director of Religious Education, (908) 322-2359. Our Level 1 and 2 Candidates are needed to mentor children with developmental disabilities in classrooms for grades 1 through 4. Parents are needed to assist with lessons and events. Activities: Teacher Assistants, helping with arts and crafts. 

Meals For the Homebound

Assist in the preparation and/or delivery of meals for homebound. Contact: Josephine Walsh, 908-322-5192. Must be 8th grade or older.

Homebound

Assist homebound parishioners of St. Bart’s with meal delivery, or household chores or provide companionship. Contact: Elaine Coupe, 908- 322-5192, ext 141.

Caring for Gardens at Evergreen School

Watering the Evergreen School Garden in Scotch Plains 3 times a week over the summer months. Contact Susan Vlkovic at 908-578-2285

St. Bartholomew the Apostle Parish

2032 Westfield Avenue
Scotch Plains, N.J. 07076
Tel: 908-322-5192 | Fax: 908-322-2598
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St. Bartholomew Academy

2032 Westfield Avenue
Scotch Plains, N.J. 07076
Tel: 908-322-4265 | Fax: 908-322-7065
Academy Website

Religious Education

2032 Westfield Avenue
Scotch Plains, N.J. 07076
Tel: 908-322-2359
Religious Education