Lectors proclaim the Word of God in the first and second readings of the Liturgy of the Word. Any adult with good oral communication skills is invited to participate. Training is provided, and monthly scheduling is flexible.
Altar Servers assist the priest at the altar during the Mass and at various other liturgies. Those who are in grade five and above should speak with Fr. Tom to arrange training.
Our greeters help to being a spirit of warmth to the members of the gathering assembly by welcoming them at the doors of the church. Greeters also distribute the weekly bulletin after Mass. There are no regular meetings, but greeters should arrive about 15 minutes before Mass begins.
Ushers help to welcome the gathering assembly. They assist with seating, collect the monetary offerings, and bring the collection forward during the Preparation of the Gifts. There are no regular meetings, but ushers should arrive 15 minutes before Mass.
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Our Extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion assist the priest with the distribution of Communion. Adult parishioners in good standing in the Catholic Church are invited to serve. Extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion may choose the Mass time they wish to serve and are scheduled about twice each month.. Training is provided.
Our Outreach Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion bring the Holy Eucharist to Catholics in the local area who are unable to attend Mass. Call the Parish Center to arrange visits to those in hospitals, convalescent facilities, or at home. Scheduling is flexible.
A church decoration committee enhances the church with seasonal flowers and adornments. A flower calendar is available weekly for those who wish to donate a floral arrangement for a particular weekend.
The sacristans are responsible for the weekly dusting and light cleaning of the sanctuary and sacristy, and the laundering of all altar linens. They work in teams of two and are assigned one or two months per year.
Collection counters count and report the Sunday and Holy Day offering each week. Counters serve on a rotating basis about once per month..