Greet and make people feel welcome and at home as they arrive for worship. Parents and children are invited to share this responsibility as a family.
Arrive 20 minutes before the start of the Mass or service, serve several times a year.
Proclaim the Word of God during Mass and at various Prayer Services. Parents and young adults or couples are invited to share this ministry as a team.
Approximately once every 3-6 weeks at one Sunday Mass.
Lector Schedule April 1-May 28
Provide a second layer of greeting and welcoming as people enter the church proper. Serve the good order of the community and attend to the needs of the people gathering to worship. Ushers take up the collection, assist in the flow of people at communion, distribute parish bulletins and acknowledge people as they leave the service, and attend to emergencies as the situation requires. Parents and young adults or couples are invited to share this ministry as a team.
Same Mass for one month, four times per year.
Serve the Lord's Body and Blood to the Assembly at Communion during Mass. Some ministers are additionally trained to take communion to the sick or homebound. All Eucharistic Ministers are charged with the responsibility of bringing Christ's presence into the world by the example of their lives.
On average once or twice per month at one Mass.
Prepare and set up the vessels, bread and wine, liturgical books, and the Blessed Sacrament Chapel for Sunday Mass, for weddings within Mass and for funerals. Verify that lectors and servers are present and seek out substitutes if they are not. Assist the priest-celebrant and/or deacon as necessary.
Children are invited to leave Mass during the Liturgy of the Word to hear the Mass readings proclaimed at their level and to hear a message applicable to their lives. Available Sept-May, on the 4th Sunday at 8:30am Mass. For more information or to get involved contact Karen at 968-2276.
Childcare is available during the Sunday 8:30 am Mass in the gym for children ages 6mo.-4 years. No cost or registration required. Special holidays and feast days excepted. For more information or to get involved contact Karen at 968-2276.