Middle School


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Middle School, Grades 6-8

Sessions on Sundays 6:30-8:00pm

This year middle school youth registered in Pax Christi Faith Formation will meet in room 131, John XXIII, to learn about their Catholic faith and grow in discipleship while building meaningful relationships with other youth and their adult leaders. Middle school youth can expect to learn about the Bible, Saints, Vocation and the Liturgy while meeting new people, and reconnecting with old friends. Snacks provided!

Fun events such as Black Light Dodge Ball and Escape Room in a Box are also planned for middle school fun nights (held during the normally scheduled faith formation session times). Check the calendar for more details!

Asynchronous online option available with self-guided lessons delivered through Flocknote.

Register online by CLICKING HERE for Sunday faith formation sessions.

2022-23 Program Schedule:

Fall:
10/2:   Session 1: Introductions/Icebreaker Night
10/9:   Session 2: PCYI/Storytelling
10/16: Session 3: Overview/What is the Bible?/The Story of the Bible
10/30: Session 4: Literary Styles of the Bible/The Bible as Jewish Meditation Literature
11/6:   Session 5: MS Event: Escape Room in a Box!
11/13:  Session 6: Pentateuch
11/20:  Session 7: Historical Books 
12/4:    Session 8: Wisdom and Poets 
12/11:   Session 9: Prophets  (Advent)
12/18:  Session 10: Christmas
Spring:
1/8:   Session 11: Gospels 1
1/22: Session 12: Gospels 2
1/29: Session 13: Acts of the Apostles
2/5:   Session 14: Event: Black Light Dodge Ball!
2/26: Session 15: Letters 
3/5:   Session 16: Revelation
3/12:  Session 17: The Early Church and Martyrs
4/16:  Session 18: The Mass and Catholic Prayer
4/23:  Session 19: Saints 
4/30:  Session 20: Your Story/End of the year recap

Middle School Summer Service Week 2023


8:30am – 4pm, July 31- August 4, 2023
Service in the morning and fun activities in the afternoon! Registration opens March 2023.

About Evan Bierer

Middle School Youth Formation Minister

Evan Bierer has served at Pax Christi Catholic Community as Middle School Youth Formation Minister and video editor for four years. Previously Evan has been a site coordinator and program leader for Just 5 Days, a national week-long Catholic middle school summer mission trip experience created by the Center for Ministry Development (CMD) and has had one foot in Youth Ministry and one foot in music for many years. Evan belongs to the Youth Ministers Network (YMN) and the National Federation of Catholic Youth Ministers (NFCYM).


Evan holds a Master of Art in Teaching (MAT) from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and a Bachelor of Music from McNally Smith College of Music in Saxophone Performance. Certified and licensed to teach K-12 classroom and instrumental music through the State of Minnesota, Evan also maintains a private lesson studio, teaches clarinet and saxophone lessons at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, MN, and performs as a freelance saxophonist and in several music ensembles.

Contact Evan Bierer: 952-405-7213, ebierer@paxchristi.com


More Helpful Faith Formation Links

Below you will find several helpful links. If you have any additional questions, please contact the Parish Office at 952-941-3150.

ADULT VOLUNTEER OPORTUNITIES FAITH FORMATION POLICIES 2022-23 PROGRAM CALENDAR SAFE ENVIRONMENT/VIRTUS RESOURCES






Pax Christi Catholic Community

12100 Pioneer Trail
Eden Prairie, MN 55347

952-941-3150

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