Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Adoration ministers are scheduled in pairs once every other month to open the church, set up for prayer and then close the church. Ministers are needed each Friday 7pm. Contact the church office for more information.
Youth (5th grade and older) and Adults who assist the priest during Sunday Liturgies, feast days and special masses. Altar servers are scheduled about once a month at the mass of their choice Training sessions are scheduled a couple of times during the year or as needed. Contact the church office for more information.
Eucharistic Ministers assist the priest in distributing the Eucharist at mass on Sundays, holidays and feast day liturgies, as well as special sacramental events. Eucharistic ministers are scheduled about once a month on a rotating schedule at the Mass of your choice. Training session is about 1 hour and are scheduled a couple times during each year. Contact the church office for more information.
Lectors proclaim the Word of God and also lead the prayers of the faithful. Lectors are scheduled one a month on a rotating basis at the Mass of your choice. Training sessions are about 1 hour long and are scheduled a couple times during each year. Contact the church office for more information.
Gift bearers bring up the gifts of bread and wine during the offertory procession in Mass. Parishioners are encouraged to help in this ministry. A Sign-up Book for this ministry is located at the doors of the church. Contact Debby Weidner for more information.
Greeters provide a welcoming presence to parishioners as they gather for liturgy. Ministers are scheduled approximately once a month at a Sunday Mass of their choice and should be able to arrive 15 minutes before mass begins. Contact Debby Weidner for more information.
Behind the scenes, careful hands prepare, clean and maintain vestments, vessels, altar linens, candles, candle holders, etc. Leadership, an ability to coordinate and a gift for details are needed for this liturgical ministry . Sacristans serve approximately once a month on a rotating basis at the Mass of your choice. Training sessions are about an hour long and scheduled a couple times a year. Contact the church office for more information.
Ushers supervise the seating and orderly movement of the faithful during liturgical services. They ensure the safety and comfort of the congregation, gather collections and conduct head counts each week. Ushers serve approximately once a month at the Mass of their choice and training is offered a couple times a year. Contact the church office for more information.
The Liturgy Commission assists the pastor in achieving the goal of full, conscious, and active participation of the people a the Eucharist as stated in the Constitution on Sacred Liturgy and to advise and support the pastor on the spirituality and prayer life of the parish community. Members serve approximately two years and up until a few months ago, would meet once a month on Sunday mornings. If you are interested in helping to reconvene this important commission. Contact Gail Dimock for more information.
This ministry serves the parish community by supporting and leading the music for each Liturgy. There are many roles within the ministry: choir member, accompanist, song leader and psalmist. Previous choral experience is not required, but if you have it, that’s a bonus! Members of the choir rehearse on Wednesday nights from 7-8:30 PM and there is a Saturday rehearsal once a month during busier seasons like Christmas and Easter. The choir “season” begins in September and ends around Pentecost (late May to early June). If you have questions about joining the music ministry. Contact Norita Barroga-Hulett for more information.