Saint Joseph Catholic Church

EMBARK P3-5th Grade

EMBARK Calendar 2023-2024

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Sacrament Information Page

Kendra Lockhart, EMBARK Coordinator 770-422-5633 X52 or [email protected]

Yvonne Waits, Faith Formation Admin     
770-422-5633 X55 or [email protected]



Please contact the Faith Formation Office regarding EMBARK registration at:  

770-422-5633 X55 or [email protected]

EMBARK Registration Payment Link


PRE K3 through 5th Grade

The youngest of the children, from three-year-olds in pre-k to kindergarteners, EXPLORE God's history and the traditions of our Church. We EMBARK on an Exploration of our Catholic faith with storytelling, puppets, music, crafts, and food. We support families as we introduce and practice basic prayers. Families are provided tools to continue to explore faith items during the week. This is a wonderful age to help children experience the joy and the beauty of God's creation and begin answering their many questions.  

The students from first to fifth grade encounter our Lord Resurrected through the sacraments, prayer, and the presence of Christ in the world. In the EMBARK sessions, the students build friendships, refine their knowledge to experience Christ, and make the Catholic faith their own. Children grow as young Through the discussions, reading the Scriptures, exploring the signs and symbols, crafts, fun, and games, they grow as young disciples. The children also experience the Lord in the unique, sacramental experiences of Reconciliation and the Eucharist. This is the season to build on knowledge through planned activities to ENCOUNTER Christ and bring Him to everyday life.

The home study program is led mainly by parents in the home with staff support. You will receive the books, online resources, a schedule to follow, and monthly follow-up and response forms. 

During inclement weather, EMBARK will cancel classes based on Cobb County school closings. Also, we post on WSB Channel 2-Storm Watch when we are closed.  However, please always do what is best for your family during inclement weather.