Welcome to the
St. Joan of Arc Sunday morning Nursery, located in the lower level of the
Parish Center. We offer a safe and fun place for our littlest parishioners and
their families to begin their faith journey. We open 15 minutes before each
Mass – 8:45am and 10:45am. Come let your little ones burn some Sunday morning
energy while you enjoy quality time at Mass. We staff two rooms; Toddler I
includes an infant area and large muscle play area for children birth to 24
months (1:4 ratio). Toddler II is equipped with activities and toys for
children 24 months to 4 years old (1:7 ratio). Our Nursery is a wonderful place
for families to connect and parents to rejuvenate on Sunday mornings!
Our Nursery is
run as a cooperative. Volunteers include: parents, grandparents, youth
volunteers and child-loving parishioners. Parents are asked to volunteer 6
times per year. In addition to volunteers, the nursery staff and Lead
Volunteers assist with family registration, check-in/check-out, diapering and
toileting the children, as well as helping with transitions and preparing
activities for the children.
Nursery Director Michelle
Dehn oversees the nursery, schedules volunteers and staff, and works to build
community for St. Joan of Arc families. All adult volunteers (18+) and staff
must undergo a background check, sign a Code of Conduct and complete VIRTUS training, as required by the Office for the Protection of Children & Youth.
You can stop by to
visit the Nursery Sunday morning, whether it’s for a one time out of town guest
or you’re a new family in our community. We will take you on a tour and answer
your questions or contact Nursery Director.
ST. JOAN OF ARC
4537 3rd Ave. S | Minneapolis, MN 55419