Cancellation of Class Policy
If Gettysburg public school cancels classes due to
weather, our Religious Education classes are also cancelled . Any other cancellation notices will be placed on the BREAKING NEWS section on the Home Page of this website, on our Facebook page facebook.com/sacredhearted and may also be posted on the sign out front of church. To receive an automatic text for class schedule changes, text the word SACRED to 97000, or fill out the form below. Unsubscribe any time, standard messaging rates apply.
Religious Education News
Classes Start this Wednesday, September 23rd.
Afternoon classes for grades 1-4 run from 3:45-5 PM, evening classes for grades 5-9 run from 7:00-8:15 PM. We still NEED a teacher for 6th grade; plus substitute teachers to help with both day & evening classes! If you are willing to teach, co-teach or sub, please contact Roberta Dutenhoeffer at 769-1953.
Weekly Afternoon Classes: please have your child go straight to their classroom, listed below. Face masks, social distancing and hand sanitizing /hygiene is strongly encouraged, and, for the afternoon classes, note that snacks will be served in class rather than in the Hall this school year. Water bottles may be brought in to class, but no other food is allowed in the classroom without prior permission.
This year we are introducing a brand new student e-learning portal for middle school and high school students to access their weekly assignments, with monthly discussion group meetings currently planned for grades 6-9. This semester’s monthly evening classes will be held from 7-8:15 pm on Sept. 23rd, October 14, November 18th and December 16th.
Student Registration letters were sent out this week – please complete and return the enrollment form, also available linked below, and in the church lobby.
1st grade with Neva Mikkelsen in Room 6 of RE building
2nd grade with Stacey Penrod in Big Basement (old hall)
3rd grade with Gerri Eide in Room 5 of RE building
4th grade with Penny Baus in Old KC room
5th grade with Steve Davis in Old KC room – weekly class
6th grade NEEDS A TEACHER and will meet monthly in Room 3 of RE Building
7th grade with Eric Dutenhoeffer in Hall – monthly discussion group and session review
8th grade with Alex Seuer in Big Basement (old hall) – monthly discussion group
9th grade with Kris Rausch - will meet first in the Big basement, then will recess to the Bride’s Room for monthly discussion group.
Confirmation Class for grades 10th - 12th
Next class meeting is Sunday, October 4th.
STAY INFORMED! Please like and follow us on Facebook.com/sacredhearted to stay up to date on our classes and planned activities. For notifications of class schedule changes, text the word “SACRED” to 97000.
If you are able to help teach or substitute teach for our afternoon or evening classes, please let us know!
The time commitment is 2-3 hours per week and the lesson plans are all laid out for you. Please prayerfully consider volunteering, and contact us at 765-2359 if you are willing to help out.
Safe Environment Training
This year's Safe Environment program will be posted here in January 2021.
For more information please call 765-2359, or print and return the Opt Out form if you would prefer to present this material to your child at home.
First Holy Communion and First Penance Preparation for all 2nd graders desiring to receive their First Holy Communion will most likely commence in January. Please check back here for more information.
Questions? Contact Father Kopel at 765-2161.