EQUIP (e-quip) /əˈkwip/ supply with the necessary items for a particular purpose. prepare (someone) mentally for a particular situation or task.
THE WAY is our parish’s approach for those who wish to progress in their spiritual journey toward becoming missionary disciples. Along this journey of THE WAY are opportunities that allow us to Encounter Christ, grow in community, and acquire greater depth of knowledge, and understanding of the faith. One of the ways we do this is through EQUIP.
- What is EQUIP
EQUIP is an opportunity along THE WAY and is for everyone! EQUIP is life-long, age-appropriate faith formation. EQUIP Adults offers a full complement of sessions throughout the week on the scriptures and our Catholic tradition that will inspire and motivate parishioners at any age to explore the vast riches of our faith. EQUIP Families boasts sessions for families with children grades K-12 and supports parents in their role as primary teachers of the faith to their children. Families will participate in a monthly on-campus offering centered on revolving topics, in age-appropriate tracks. Particularly in the parent session, not only will the central theme be presented, but also practical tools and resources will be shared to help parents lead their family in living out their Catholic faith. Away from campus, families are encouraged to meet together in small group settings and will be provided with family and individual activities and thought-provoking reflections to build upon the monthly on-campus session to guide discussion. EQUIP Families will be offered year-round.
Here is a recent homily by our Pastor which further details the opportunity that exists within EQUIP.
- EQUIP Volunteering
EQUIP is an opportunity on THE WAY at Prince of Peace which equips families, adults, and our youth to Encounter Christ and Live as Disciples. We are looking for people to assist in many areas of EQUIP including table facilitators and emcees for the parents and teen rooms, elementary catechists, and hospitality servers, to ensure that participants get a meaningful and enjoyable experience.
An EQUIP Volunteer is someone who has experienced Alpha and is on THE WAY, constantly rediscovering their own personal faith journey. These people have a passion for the faith and the desire to walk alongside others in their discovery of the faith. Volunteers are people of prayer who regularly call upon the Holy Spirit to be the source of strength and guidance for all participants in EQUIP. We are so thankful for the willingness and dedication of volunteers. We couldn’t do this important work without you! Those willing to assist with EQUIP may do so by signing up through our volunteer portal, click here!