Top Ten Reasons Catechists Volunteer to Teach the Faith

Top 10 reasons to volunteer to Teach the Faith

At our Catechist In-Service meeting the other night, our Elementary Faith Formation Coordinator told us her Top Ten Reasons Catechists Volunteer to teach the faith to children.

#10 – Because we care about others.
#9 – Volunteering fills our Need to be Useful, Helpful
#8 – Provides a Sense of Purpose
#7 – An opportunity for Socializing
#6 – Feeling of Achievement
#5 – Teaching is a Challenge
#4 – Demands Creativity
#3 – Develops Leadership
#2 – Allows Self-Expression
And the number one reason why Catechists volunteer is…

#1 – Catechists are responding to a Calling . . . or an e-mail.

Are you volunteering to serve to teach the faith as a Catechist?

Below are a few resources to help you as a catechist. 


Shelly Henley Kelly