Our Parish life functions in collaboration with our staff and parishioners working together in order to bring organization and spirit to St. John the Baptist Parish. Our committees include the following options: Pastoral Council, Faith Formation, Liturgy, Parish Life, Social Justice & Ministry and Finance. For meeting dates, please view Our Parish Life Calendar. 

Pastoral Council

Our Council is responsible for pastorally ministering to the life of our parish through continual discussion of our mission, vision and ways to foster our community as missionary disciples in Christ. We typically meet the third Thursday of the month at 7:00pm.

02-15-2018 Council Minutes

Next Meeting: April 19, 2018  Agenda: Agenda 4-19-2018 PC


Faith Formation

Our committee collaborates with our parishioners and Faith Formation Coordinator in order to continually find ways to reach out to the youth of our parish. We are passionate about nurturing an openness to life-long formation. We typically meet once a month from 6:30-7:30 PM. Our meeting weekdays vary. 

2018-19 Registration FF Form

Faith Formation Program Schedule 2018-19



Our committee helps foster meaningful and life-giving worship for our parish through seasonal liturgy planning and environmental decorating. 

Liturgy Committee Minutes: 01-18-2018 Minutes Liturgy

Next Meeting: April 12, 2018 at 6:30pm

4-12-18 Agenda: 04-12-2018 Meeting Agenda

Parish Life

Our committee serves our parish as a whole whether we are helping out one of partnering committees, bringing refreshments to a parish event, or reaching out to our local community. Stay tuned for our upcoming meetings!

Parish Life Committee Report: January 2018 Parish Life

If you would like to assist our committee with providing hospitality as needed, please contact Heidi Peternell at 320.761.9469 or heidi.peternell@gmail.com

Social Justice

Our committee has a passion for reaching out to others in our community. Enacting our baptismal call, we choose to love our neighbor and in return God as well. We meet every second Monday of the month from 7 - 8 PM. 

For more on our on-going programs, please click here For More Information

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Our council is responsible for the finances involved in our everyday parish life. We meet every third Thursday of the month from 6 - 7 PM.

Next Meeting: April 19, 2018

April 19th Agenda: Agenda 04-19-2018