908 Rutherford St. Shreveport, LA 71104

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Nursery

(Newborns-3-year-olds as of September 30th) – located on the ground/first floor of the cathedral.  9:00am-12:15pm.

 

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Level I – Atrium – K3-K
Level II – Atrium – 1st-3rd Grades
Located in the lower level of the church, children need to report to the Atrium between 9:30 and 10:15.  Children need to be three by September 30th. CGS begins at 9:30 and concludes at the Peace during our 10:30 Choral Eucharist service.
Catechesis Handbook

 

Our Catechists
Top Row: Lisa Love, Lauren Thibodeaux, Beth McMurry
Middle Row: Liza Johnson, Brandy Griffies, Leslie Carroway, Katie Aranda
Bottom Row: Caroline Reeks, Beth Reeks, Lauren Lea
Not Pictured: Lauren Ewing, Kathryn Smitherman

Sunday School

Sunday School Starts at 9:30 each Sunday Morning

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Level I – Atrium – K3-K
Level II – Atrium – 1st-3rd Grades
Located in the lower level of the church, children need to report to the Atrium between 9:30 and 10:15.  Children need to be three by September 30th. CGS begins at 9:30 and concludes at the Peace during our 10:30 Choral Eucharist service.

Sunday School for Grades 4th – 5th  will meet in the old nursery room.  They will study the Lectionary readings for each Sunday using videos and student leaflets.

Teaching this class will be Melissa Flores, Casey and Kevin Payne, Val and Blair Irion and Holly Woodard.

Sunday School for Grades 6th – 8th will meet in the Youth Lounge in the Ministry Center. Teaching this class will be Gary Love, Bob Ewing, Patrick Caraway, Erin Dicharry and Robert McVie

Sunday School for Grades 9th – 12th will meet in the Youth Room in the Ministry Center. Teaching this class will be Jason Waltman, Michael Ameen, Jeff and Holly Hood.

Baptism

Baptism is the initiation by water and the Holy Spirit into Christ’s Body, the Church. In the Episcopal Church, Baptism is the entry rite into the Christian life.  The sacrament takes place usually on the third Sunday of the month during the 10:30 a.m. service. Please contact Cynthia Anderson at cynthia@stmarkscathedral.net or at 318-221-3360.

Sacrament of Baptism Form

 

Boys and Girls Choir

The Boys and Girls Choir at St. Mark’s is a choir for children ages 7-14. The choir is dedicated to the highest musical standards, so educating and forming young people through music, and to enriching the cultural life of Shreveport. The Boys and Girls Choir sings Choral Evensong on Sunday evenings during the school year. St. Mark’s Cathedral offers free, professional music education to choristers that make a full commitment to the rigorous program. In addition, to offering unique musical opportunities, the choir program coordinates monthly social and enrichment events for choristers at no cost. Choristers perform weekly with professional singers and sing major choral works with orchestra every year.

St Mark’s Boys and Girls Choir rehearsal every Wednesday from 4:00 – 5:30 in the Choir Room. For more information contact Derrick Meador – Derrick@stmarkscathedral.net

 

Safeguarding

The following links provide information regarding  safeguarding policies used at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral and throughout the Episcopal Diocese of Western Louisiana:

Diocesan Safeguarding Policy Page
Policies for the Protection of Children and Youth from Abuse
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse of Children and Youth

 

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