A consultative body to the Pastor. This group prayerfully reflects and assists the Pastor in the overall care and ministry of the Parish and the enhancement of its mission. Each spring, new members are selected for a three-year term.
Commitment: Participate in the bi-monthly Pastoral Council meeting.
An advisory group that provides recommendations to the pastor concerning the stewardship of the parish’s fiscal resources and financial planning. Each spring, new members are selected for a three-year term.
Commitment: Participate in the bi-monthly Finance Council meeting.
Assist with greeting parishioners at the church entrances.
Commitment: Greet approximately once per month. Must attend periodic in-services that review and update this ministry.
Works to promote social concerns and participate in community outreach.
Commitment: Participate in the monthly Living Justice Committee meeting.
Works with the New Evangelization team to answer the call to evangelization.
Commitment: Participate in the quarterly NE Advisory Committee meeting.
Works with and advises our school principal and teachers to promote and provide a Catholic education for our students.
Commitment: Participate in the monthly School Advisory Committee meeting.
Works to increase awareness of the importance of prayer, service, and sharing as an expression of gratitude for God’s countless gifts.
Commitment: Participate in the monthly Stewardship Committee meeting.
Works to create a quality and reverent environment for worship and implements liturgical guidelines.
Commitment: Participate in the monthly Worship Committee meeting.
Meet quarterly to discuss the maintenance of the parish facilities.
Building & Grounds Volunteer Opportunities
Landscaping – Maintain flowers and shrubs, perform spring and fall yard cleaning and perform general yard work as needed.
Snow Shoveling – Assist with snow shoveling the parish entrances and sidewalks.
Caring for the Parish Buildings – Assist with dusting, vacuuming, carpet cleaning, window washing and general upkeep of the Parish facilities.
Maintenance Skills and Assistance – Provides expertise and assistance to the maintenance staff and parish as listed below. Because of safety and liability, some areas required skilled professionals.
Carpentry – light building, shelving, hang doors, finishing work
Roofing and gutters
Electrical – work with lighting and wiring
Masonry – brick work or flatwork
Mechanical – lawn mowers, snow blowers, etc.
Painting – staining and varnishing
Plumbing – piping, water heaters, etc.
Welding – general machine work
Heating/Cooling – work with boilers, gas furnace and air conditioner
Flooring – vinyl, tile, carpet
Clean the Church to maintain a reverent and attractive environment. Several cleaning teams rotate during different weeks of the month.
Provide hospitality, table setting, and food service for funeral meals. An opportunity to reach out to families at the time of the death of a loved one.
A parish event that includes golfing, silent auction, and a dinner. Participants for the golf outing and volunteers to help are needed. Volunteers are needed for registration, hole-in-one monitors, betting hole monitors, photo takers, silent auction monitors, solicitors for donations, and advertising. Volunteers are also needed for the Golf Outing Committee. The committee meets approximately 4-5 times prior to the event to organize and coordinate activities.