Hey all. As I’ve mentioned in some threads around here, I’m getting ready to move from an itty bitty town, to the big city. Part of this is that I’ll be leaving the parish I was baptized in, and joining a new one in the city.
Part of the volunteer work I do in this parish, is that I teach PSR (called CCD by some) for 3rd graders, and assist with teaching RCIA. I have no formal training (I started off just assisting with the kindergarten PSR class when I was in high school), I just sort of fell into it, and it’s always felt right.
However, with moving to a new church, I worry about when it will be appropriate to offer to volunteer for such activities. I don’t have the best social skills with strangers, so it’s hard for me to gauge.
Has anyone here gone from volunteering in one parish, to volunteering in another after a move? How did you go about it? I feel really called to continue this work, especially in the RCIA/RCIC, but I don’t want to step on any toes.