Mayflower Homeschoolers
 

FAQs

Q:

How do I join?

A:

Go to our website.  Click on "Request Membership".  Complete the online request.  Requests may take a few days to process.  Successful requests will receive an email with a link to complete the membership application process.  Successful applicants will receive an email confirming membership.

Q:

What is required of members?

A:

Members commit to daily prayer for the group.  Service to the group to help it function is highly desireable.  Families are free to determine the amount of service that is peaceful for them.

Q:

Are There Fees?

A:

Yes, there are required annual dues of $35 per family. In addition, depending on which activities families choose, there may be nominal fees associated with those activities.

Q:

Is membership in MH exclusive?

A:

No. With respect to the gift of free will given by God, and the Principle of Subsidiarity, MH members are free to make whatever choices they deem necessary for the education of their children, including membership in other homeschool groups.

Q:

I am not Roman Catholic.  May I join?

A:

Yes. MH is open to all homeschoolers. However, to protect and nourish our Roman Catholic identity in all our activities, membership in MH requires signing a mandatory Statement of Faith.

Q:

What do you mean by independent?

A:

MH is not a ministry of any particular parish or diocese.  Currently, 9 parishes and 2 diocese are represented in Mayflower by our member families.

Q:

Must I participate in all activities?

A:

No. Adherent to the Principle of Subsidiarity, members choose how much participation is peaceful for their families.

Q:

What activities does MH offer?

A:

Currently, during the school year, MH offers:

     Mass, Chaplet or Rosary, Adoration Several Times a Month

     Clubs Day Monthly (A choice of clubs for each age group [Age 3-4; Age 5-10; Age 11-13; Age 14+])

     Field Trip Day Monthly for All Ages

     Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy Monthly for All Ages

     PE Day Monthly for Ages 5-18

     Feast Day Parties Quarterly for All Ages

     Teen Themed Dances Quarterly

     Chastity Enrollment Ceremony Annually for Confirmed Teens and Adults

     A Pilgrimage Annually for All Ages

     A Religious Vocations Exploration Trip Annually for All Ages

     2 Academic Fairs Annually

     Stations of the Cross Annually

     May Crowning 1-2 Times Annually

     Holy Baccalaureate Mass Annually (for Grades 8 and 12)

     Commencement Annually (for Grades 8 and 12)

     Moms' Night Out Monthly

     Elizabeth Ministry as Needed

     Parent Planning Meeting Annually

In the summer, MH meets monthly for Mass, Chaplet, or Rosary, Adoration, followed by either a:

    Family Pool Party

    Family Day at a Lake

    Family Day at a Waterpark

 

Q:

How many members are in Mayflower?

A:

There are approximately 40 registered families in Mayflower, representing roughly 100 children/teens.