Free nursery services are available during the 10:30am Sunday Mass for ages 1-3. No reservation is required, and parents can drop off they toddler in room #115. St. Joseph Community Staff, Bridget Sturm, adult and teen volunteers assist in carrying for your loved one during Mass.
The nursery is open during the 2018-2019 school year, except for the following dates:
- October 21 (MEA Break)
- November 25 (Thanksgiving)
- December 23 (Christmas)
- December 30 (New Year)
- March 24 (District 196 Spring Break)
- March 31 (District 196 Spring Break)
- April 21 (Easter)
The last Sunday the nursery will be open for the 2018-2019 school year is Sunday, May 5, 2019.
Parent’s Night Out
This year, the nursery is teaming up with the American Heritage Girls to host a FREE “Parent’s Night Out” on Saturday, February 9, 2019, from 6pm-9pm. Children must be between the ages of 3 and 9, potty trained, and fed before arriving. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Register by contacting Marie Hoffman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nursery Volunteers Needed
Volunteers are needed to make the FREE nursery a success. Contact Bridget.Sturm@StJosephCommunity.org if you are interested in volunteering.
All adult volunteers must be in compliance with the Essential 3 (Background Check, Code of Conduct, and Safe Environment Training). All teen/youth volunteers must also comply with the “Minor Essential 3” which entails signing a Code of Conduct and having 2 references on file. For more information about the Essential 3 (Adult or Minor), please click here. If you are uncertain if you are in compliance yet, contact St. Joseph Community’s Safe Environment Coordinator, Bridget.Sampson@StJosephCommunity.org.