Register NOW for Easter Egg Hunt

Palm Sunday, March 25, 2018 – Easter Egg Hunt, Crafts and Snacks

1:30 to 3:00 pm
Toddlers thru 6th Grade

Deadline for registration is Monday, March 19, 2018

You are invited to join us for an Easter Egg Hunt, pictures with the Easter Bunny, Crafts, Games, and Snacks

Event is hosted by our St Mary, Cause of Our Joy High School Youth Group Teens

There is no charge for the event.

Weather permitting, the Hunt will take place outside.
If not, it will be held inside our Parish Center Building.

Please bring an Easter Basket for the Hunt. If you forget, a paper bag will be provided for you.

Please return the below form to the Parish Office, Sunday Collection Basket or when you come to your Faith Formation Class.

Any questions, please contact Carol Nelius, Coordinator of Youth Ministry at 734-765-5525 or email at youthministry@stmarycooj.org

 

PDF Form: Easter Egg Hunt 2018

Registration is Closed – Trunk or Treat 2017

Registration is Closed

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2017 between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. in St. Mary, Cause of Our Joy Parking Lot.  8200 N. Wayne Road (1/4 north of Westland Mall and between Art Van & Arby’s).   We would like to invite your family to dress up and join us for some “spook”tacular games, freaky fun, and frightening good food.

What is Trunk-or-Treat?

Trunk-or-Treat is a fun-for-the-whole family Halloween Alternative Event. Families are invited to come to the parish parking lot between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 28th with your children to trick-or-treat. Our wonderful parishioners will be decorating their car or van trunks and passing out treats for all the trick-or-treaters who stop by (or you can team up with other parishioners or neighbors to decorate your car).

After you trunk-or-treat, please come inside the Social Hall and participate in games and crafts and enjoy some food. There will be prizes for the best decorated trunks and acknowledgment for all children’s costumes.

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HOW DO I SIGN UP? – Registration is Closed 

Complete the form below and return it to the Parish Office or in the collection basket at the weekend Masses by October 22nd.

 

Families – Sign up and let us know how many children and adults will be attending so we can plan accordingly. You will be advised as to where to park when you arrive.   (Yes, a family may choose to do both, have a vehicle parked to give out treats and have children participate in the trunk or treat activities.) Children will start trunk or treating at 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Then go to the parish social hall to participate in games/crafts and enjoy food until 8:30 p.m.

AND/OR TO DISTRIBUTE CANDY FROM DECORATED VEHICLE

Parishioners/Faith Formation Parents/Neighbors/Family and Friends, of St. Mary, Cause of Our Joy, we welcome all of you to participate in this family fun event. Sign up and reserve a parking space to give your treats from the trunk of your vehicle. (Space is limited.). You are asked to purchase your own “treats” that you will be giving out to our trunk-or-treaters. You may begin to arrive at 5:45 p.m. (after 4:30 p.m. Mass ends & the parking lot clears out) to get directed to your parking spot and finish decorating your vehicle.

Event is hosted by St. Mary, Cause of our Joy High School Youth Group (Teens & Parents) and Young Adults. Questions, please contact, Carol Nelius, Coordinator of Youth Ministry by e-mail at youthministry@stmarycooj.org or phone: 734-765-5525

Trunk or Treat Registration 2017

High School Youth Ministry

As summer as been winding down, teens are back now volunteering at the Gleaners Picture3Mercado Food Hub in Mexicantown at the Ford Resource Management Center. We will be volunteering Wednesday afternoons 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. throughout the school year. At the Mercado the teens help client shop as well as stock and clean up the store. A big thank you for our teen volunteers on August 16 and August 23, Jose Perez, Marcela LeCourt, Adriana Ufferman, and Makenna Burden. If teens are interested in volunteering on an upcoming Wednesday, please contact Carol Nelius, Coordinator of Youth Ministry at youthministry@stmarycooj.org

Carol Nelius

High School Mission Trip

Nine of our High school teens are preparing for a week long summer mission trip to July 29 – August 5 with PIME Missionaries. We will be traveling to New York City to what is known as the Spanish Harlem. We will be staying at St. Lucy Parish.

We will be working on two projects during the week. One will involve painting and repairing a former convent that will now be used as community center/retreat center and the other will be at senior center in the community. The teens just had a evening of preparation and we met our PIME staff partners that will be traveling with us from Detroit to New York City.

Please keep the following teens in your prayers for our upcoming journey.

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Back row: Left to right: Jean-Michel Lecourt, Joe Calvird, Jacob Slevin, Jose Perez, and Kyle Proffitt, Front row: Left to right: Gillian Frazier, Adriana Ufferman, Gwen Doumont, and Marcella Lecourt

 

Trunk or Treating Sign Up

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2016 between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. in St. Mary, Cause of Our Joy Parking Lot! We would like to invite your family to dress up and join us for some ghoulish games, freaky fun, and frightening good food.

What is Trunk-or-Treat?

Trunk-or-Treat is a fun-for-the-whole family Halloween Alternative Event. Families are invited to come to the parish parking lot between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 29th with your children to trick-or-treat. Our wonderful parishioners will be decorating their car or van trunks and passing out treats for all the trick-or-treaters who stop by (or you can team up with other parishioners or neighbors to decorate your car).

After you trunk-or-treat, please come inside the Social Hall and participate in games and crafts and enjoy some food. There will be prizes for the best decorated trunks and children’s costumes.

HOW DO I SIGN UP?

Complete the form below and return it to the Parish Office or in the collection basket at the weekend Masses by October 25th. Sign up as soon as you can!!

Event is hosted by St. Mary, Cause of our Joy High School Youth Group (Teens & Parents) and Young Adults. Questions, please contact, Carol Nelius, Coordinator of Youth Ministry by e-mail at youthministry@stmarycooj.org or phone: 734-765-5525 or here:

Vacation Bible School

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Save the Date!
St. Mary, Cause of our Joy
Vacation Bible School
August 15 ­- 19, 2016
6:00 p.m. ­ 8:30 p.m.
Pre­ K ( ages 3 ­ 4) ­ Grade 6
Location: Social Halls and Parish Center
Theme: Jurassic Journey:
Discovering God’s Everlasting Love
Registration Cost: $20.00 per child.
(Families with three or more children are $15.00 per child).

Download the VBS Registration Form

You may register at the parish office weekdays. Children will be given a CD with all of the VBS songs for them to take home on the last night of class. You will be given a t­shirt iron on to make a shirt for your child upon registration. Please wear your shirt the week of VBS.

Due to a donation from a parishioner: All t-shirts will be provided for children participating in VBS! Please provide the T-shirt size for your child at registration. For Example: Size 6 or Size 8.

Extra Bonus for parents: The iron-on-logo will also be pressed on for you. Please remember to fill your registration form correctly so your child receives the proper color.

Shirts can be ready for pick up the first night of Vacation Bible School and we ask that your child wear them each evening. Please see the t­-shirt colors for your child t-shirt colors:

  • Pre­K = Green
  • Kindergarten= Purple
  • Grades 1 & 2 = Yellow
  • Grades 3&4 = Royal Blue
  • Grades 5&6 = Orange

Any questions, please contact Carol Nelius at 734.765.5525 or message her here: