Kindergarten- 8th Grade

Religious Education Programs

In-Person Classroom Program

Grades 1-6

Option 1

  • FALL Semester
  • September/October/November/December
  • Children will attend three Mondays a month
  • Family Enrichment (for entire family) October 24th, November 28th, February 27th, & March 27th (no in person class on these days)
  • Class is on Monday
  • 5:00- 6: 30 pm

Classes start on Monday, September 12, 2022

 Option 2

  • SPRING Semester
  • January/February/March /April/May
  • Children will attend three Mondays a month
  • Family Enrichment (for entire family) October 24th, November 28th, February 27th, & March 27th (no in person class on these days)
  • Class is on Monday
  • 5:00-6:30 pm

Classes start on Monday, January 9, 2023

Home-Based Family Program

Grades Kindergarten-6

Great opportunity to share your faith with your children at your own pace and on your own schedule.  

  • Parents pick up all materials at Registration.
  • Your family can begin as soon as you register!  
  • Each child receives a grade-specific workbook and a syllabus. 
  • Link to online help for each chapter.
  • YouTube link with with additional resources for each grade level.
  • Work with your child to focus on Bible stories and vocabulary words.
  • Family are encouraged to attend Fourth Monday of the month for Family Enrichment program. 
  • Monthly turn in dates for work completed.

Middle School Religious Education / Confirmation prep

Grade 7 (year one Confirmation prep)

  • Students will be doing a hybrid program of at home study and in person meetings.
  • Students will meet in a large group 2x a month on Tuesday from 5:00-6:30pm.
  • At the monthly meeting they will pick up a short packet they will complete and return at their next in-person meeting.
  • Our first in person meeting will be September 13th.

Grade 8 (year two Confirmation prep)

  • Students will be doing a hybrid program of at home study and in person meetings.
  • Students will meet in a large group once a month on Tuesday from 5:00-6:30pm.
  • Students will also be signing up for one small group that will meet once a month. Dates and time to be determined.
  • At the monthly meeting they will pick up a short packet they will complete and return at their next in-person meeting.
  • The first in person meeting will be September 20th. 
For information or questions about our Grade 7/8 program email Carly Fleury at cfleury@sjvshelby.org

Shine Program (Special Needs)

For those children who are unable to learn with a traditional structured curriculum and have received a special needs diagnosis, we offer an “adaptive curriculum” for Religious Education as well as sacramental prep.  Please email Michelle Kustarz.

For information about our Religious Ed program,

email Michelle Kustarz at mkustarz@sjvshelby.org