Faith Formation Volunteer Opportunities

Baptismal Preparation

A volunteer team provides parents with a process of preparing for and celebrating the Baptism of their children. Contact Micie DelosReyes 425-277-6201.

Communion Preparation/Reconciliation Preparation

This is a two-year process that prepares second grade children to receive the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist, enabling their parents to cooperate in the process. Volunteers assist with the process.

Confirmation Preparation

Within the Confirmation program there are the following opportunities for service: Planners, organizers, teachers, presenters, small group facilitators, sponsors who prepare the youth of our community for the Sacrament of Confirmation every other year. Training is provided. Contact Micie DelosReyes 425-277-6209.

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is a Roman Catholic formation process for children ages 3 through 12 in which they experience and nurture an authentic faithful relationship with God, in a prepared space call the atrium.The program accepts volunteer chatechists and assistants. Please see the flyer. Contact Lynne Shioyama 425-277-6200.

Faith Formation Commission

Micie Delosreyes 425-277-6201. A team gathers once a month to consult with Parish staff in setting the direction for all Faith Formation Programs. Open to all interested in education.

Marriage Preparation

This volunteer team sets up and implements the preparation process for couples about to get married in the Catholic Church. Open to any couple, married for at least five years. Training is provided. Contact Sarah Singh at 425-277-6205.

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

Sessions are held on Monday evenings beginning in mid-September and lasting through Pentecost, (mid-May). A team of volunteers enable non-Catholics to learn about the Roman Catholic Church and to celebrate rituals which lead to their entrance into the Church. Sponsors are needed to assist each participant. This is an excellent opportunity to renew your own faith. Contact Sarah Singh at 425-277-6205.

Returning Catholics

The Returning Catholics program gives those interested in reconnecting with the Catholic Church an opportunity to answer questions and concerns about the Church. Volunteers serve on the team or as companions for the returning Catholics. The program is a commitment of 6 to 8 weeks in fall and spring. Contact the Front Desk at 425-255-3132.

Sacramental Updating

Volunteers teach and prepare small groups of children for the reception of Baptism, Reconciliation and/or Eucharist. The program exists for the sacramental preparation of students past second grade. Contact Micie DelosReyes 425-277-6201.

Scripture Study

Volunteer group facilitators and presenters help enrich the process of conversion in reflecting on sacred scripture as parishioners explore and understand Scripture. Sessions are held on both Monday evenings and Tuesday mornings, September through May. Contact Hanh Lentz at 425-277-6208 or Sarah Singh at 425-277-6205.

We Believe (family-based, traditional catechesis)

We Believe is served by a team of volunteer catechists and small group leaders (for grade-level work.) We also need adults to lead crafts, music and other activities. Please call Micie DelosReyes at 425-277-6201 if you want to share your faith with children! We follow the school year schedule, meeting weekly, October through May.

Sonshine Days-Vacation Bible School

Volunteers provide a week of study through story, song, craft, and community for children ages 4 – 11. Tasks in this ministry include teaching lessons, leading crafts, involvement in music, planning team, preparing materials, nursery help, and general assistance. Program is held in late June. Contact Micie DelosReyes at 425-277-6201 to get involved.

Spanish Marriage Preparation

Volunteers help set up classes that are provided to those who speak Spanish and wish to be married. Contact Dulce Casanova 425-277-6206.

Spanish Sacramental Preparation

Classes provided on Saturday mornings to prepare Spanish speaking children in the preparation for Reconciliation and Communion. Volunteers will assist in teaching children or adults. Contact Dulce Casanova 425-277-6206.

Tribunal Advocate (Marriage Advocate)

Marriage Advocates work on annulments of marriages, processing paperwork with the goal of freeing a person to marry in the Catholic Church. Training is provided by the archdiocese.  Contact front office 425-255-3132.

Youth Ministry (Junior and Senior High)

The goal of Youth Ministry is to give junior and senior high school students a safe environment in which to grow in faith. Volunteers should be interested in working with teens, and should be able to care for and share with them. Training is provided. Contact Micie DelosReyes 425-277-6209.