July 16, 2021 - SJA eNews
SJA Annual Parish Festival
August 14 & 15, 2021
CALLING ALL FESTIVAL HEADS!
All festival leads, please attend this meeting.
All parishioners are encouraged to attend and get involved!
We are coming down to the last stretch with the planning for our annual parish festival.
We can use all the help we can get.
We will hold a meeting for leaders to share where they are at with planning for their event and asking any questions. If you need to request tables or chairs, look in your bins or binders, or visualize where your booth will be at, this is the meeting to attend! If you have more than one or two questions for your area, then please email Carter Sharp, 2021 festival chair, prior to the meeting to give us time to gather the information at
Please come and join in the final planning of this year’s festival!
HOURLY SHIFTS ARE NOW OPEN!
Call the office at
or sign up on
There are 5 tabs on the top of the sign-up for different areas to volunteer and events to register for, so be sure to
check them all out
We still have leadership spots open!
- Parking Lot
- Kid's wagon & teen backpack
Call the office at
if you are willing to help or sign up for hourly shifts here:
JACS JAM DONATION REQUESTS:
NEW or HANDMADE items
for many different areas of the festival including the Silent Auction, Country Store, Bake Sale, Kid’s Games, and Wine Booth.
Bottles of Wine
- Red, White, or Sparkling.
- $10 toward purchases or donate prizes for any age group. Teens are especially needed.
- All sizes for our live quilt auction.
Canned Jellies, Salsas, Cookie/Cake-in-a-jar
- Hot sellers at Country Store.
Home-Grown Produce, Plants, Flowers
- Please, No Cream Pies.
- Sweetbreads, Bars, Cookies, Cakes, Cupcakes, Candies.
Arts & Crafts
- Ornaments, Pottery, Painted Glasses or Vases.
- Cutting Boards, Bowls, Tables, Games, Kids Toys.
- Candles, Jewelry, Lotions, Soap, Bath Bombs.
- Canvas, Prints, Magnets, Greeting Cards.
- Dish Towels, Potholders, Aprons, Bibs, Blankets, Pillow Cases, Headbands, Scrunchies, Hats, Mittens, Scarves, Hand/Rice Warmers.
Schedule a craft day with your kids, grandkids,
or girlfriends to make custom items to donate!
SILENT AUCTION REQUESTS:
This is a great opportunity to promote your business or give from your heart.
Gift Cards, Firepits, Grill, Wall Decor, Kid or Family Games, Outdoor Games or Chairs, or Flower Planters.
Most donations can be dropped off in the parish office, left in the back of church clearly marked for JACS JAM, or we can arrange to pick up any item.
Baked goods and food items should be dropped off at the festival in the social center - downstairs level.
If you have any questions, contact the parish office at
5K Joachim Jaunt
0.5K Donut Dawdle
Mark Grommesch Memorial Run
Get your running shoes out!
Or walking shoes!
Either way, we have an event that's perfect for you!
Interested in running your first 5K?
Looking for a social night out?
LET'S TRAIN TOGETHER!
More info HERE
Raffle tickets are now available to purchase for a chance to win a
2016 CHEVY SONIC
with only 41,000 miles!
Check out the car and get tickets after select weekend Masses or during the week the car will be parked in the SACS parking lot and tickets available in the SJA office during summer office hours.
Get your cash raffle tickets for a chance to win up to $3,000!
Can you help sell tickets after Mass? We are looking for volunteers to sell cash raffle and car raffle tickets after Masses. Please contact the office if you are available.
952-445-1319 | email@example.com
BEAN BAG TOURNAMENT
Sign up for this fun event and enjoy the afternoon out in the countryside!
Learn more here:
Check out this week's bulletin:
- Congratulations to the Corona family,
- SJA SYNOD small groups,
- KC Men's Holy Hour,
- Paper registration form for the 5K Joachim Jaunt & 0.5K Donut Dawdle,
& lots more!
Thank you, bulletin advertisers
St. Wenceslaus Church has their festival coming up in August. The ad placed in this Sunday's bulletin is from 2020. Please see the following ad and watch next week's bulletin for an update.
PREMIER SHOW & SALE
Friday, July 23 | 1 - 7 pm
Saturday, July 24 | 9 am - 2 pm
SJA - St. Mark Church
Premier show & sale of the 2019/2020 season of Mission Quilter's and parishioners' quilts!
Looking for a graduation or wedding gift or a treat for yourself! We have over 100 quilts in many sizes and colors to choose from!
Have a quilt to donate or questions?
Contact Carol Sebald - 952-210-9307
Volunteers are needed to help carry the quilts and help set up.
Wednesday, July 21 | 10 am - 1 pm
SJA - St. Mark Church
If you can help, please contact Carol Sebald at
Find Mass wherever your Minnesota travels take you this summer!
Back to Mass
It is always fun to check out other parishes. Bring back a bulletin and drop it off at the parish office for new ideas!
Shakopee KC's would like to invite SJA parishioners to a family picnic on:
Sunday, August 8
1 - 4 pm
Jackson Township Park
Food, games, and fun are planned rain or shine. $5/family or free-will offering. RSVP by August 4. RSVP to Mark at 952-445-8351|I
Sign up for Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesdays at SJA-St. Mark Church here:
Did you know we have the oldest Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Chapel in the Archdiocese?
We would love to see it open back up!
We are looking for a coordinator!
This ministry needs to be 100% lead by volunteers. If you or a team are interested in coordinating this ministry, please contact Juanita in the parish office at
Coordinators should be computer savvy and excited to get to know our parishioners!
SHAKOPEE AREA CATHOLIC SCHOOL (SACS)
ShakopeeAreaCatholicSchool - SACS
The Best Choice For Your Child's Education!
OPPORTUNITY FOR A DYNAMIC PRINCIPAL!
WE ARE SEEKING CANDIDATES. IS IT YOU?
FULL-TIME CUSTODIAL AND MAINTENANCE WORKER NEEDED FOR OUR PARISH
School may be out but SACS registration is open for this fall 20
Your child will thank you someday!
SJA Faith Formation & Youth Ministry
Learn more about our
Faith Formation programs at:
TITHE & OFFERINGS
Learn more about online giving on our website at
lick a button to be taken directly to a link.
If you are not comfortable with electronic giving, you may drop your offerings in the collection basket or mail them to the office.
Check payable to
2700 17th Ave E, Shakopee, MN 55379
(Please note offering as Sunday tithe, Christmas offering, year-end giving, etc.)
Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis
ArchSPM FB Page
Synod Small Groups are
coming to SJA this fall!
Our entire parish is asked to participate in this incredible opportunity to make your voice be heard in our Catholic faith, in our Archdiocese, and in our parish!
GET READY TO SIGN UP! More information will be coming soon!
STAY CONNECTED TO SJA
SJA Parish Office at Shakopee Area Catholic School (mailing address)
2700 17th Avenue East, Shakopee, MN 55379
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