The Altar Server Ministry is part of our Liturgy Commission. The altar servers assist the priest during Saturday evening and Sunday Masses, Daily Mass, and other liturgies. Any child in third grade and beyond, who has received Holy Communion and Reconciliation may participate. The commitment level is based on the individual child’s schedule of availability to serve. For more information or to volunteer please contact Nancy Kilmer.
Choir & Musicians
The Choir & Musicians Ministry is part of our Liturgy Commission. The parish has a choir at 9am on Sunday and a 5pm Sunday Youth/Adult choir. The 5pm Saturday Mass and the 11am Sunday Mass have a piano/organ accompanist and a cantor. All are welcome to participate in the Masses by playing an instrument, being a cantor, and/or being a member of one of our choirs.
Sunday, 9am choir: The Missionaries of Charity Choir leads music for the Sunday 9am Mass from September through June. The music choice is a cross section of the Catholic repertoire, from chanting and traditional chorales to folk and gospel. Rehearsals are Thursdays at 7pm in the church. You can also try us out on our drop-in Sundays, typically on the second Sunday of each month. Just show up at 8:30am for rehearsal and stay with the choir throughout the Mass for the drop-in choir. If you have questions, please contact Gregor Nitsche or just come to rehearsal.
Sunday, 5pm choir: The Youth/Adult Choir leads music for the Sunday 5pm Mass. The music is mostly contemporary Christian/Catholic liturgical music. Rehearsals are Wednesdays at 7:30pm in the church. If you have questions, please contact Patrick and Kerri Masse or just come to rehearsal.
Saturday, 5pm and Sunday, 11am: The music for these Masses is provided by musicians and cantors. For more information or to volunteer, please contact Lana Hampson Cox.
The Eucharistic Minister Ministry is part of our Liturgy Committee. This ministry offers volunteers the opportunity to assist with the distribution of the Consecrated Body and Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ during Communion at Mass. All adults who have received the Sacrament of Confirmation and are practicing Catholics are welcome to volunteer. The commitment level is based on volunteer’s ability to attend and serve at any Mass. For more information or if you would like to volunteer contact Terri Malinowski.
The Lector Ministry is part of our Liturgy Committee. Lectors boldly proclaim the Word of God at Sunday, Holy Day, and special liturgies. A lector workbook is provided to help prepare the lector for the readings. The commitment level is based on volunteer’s ability to attend and lector at any specific Mass. For more information or if you would like to volunteer contact Jim Myers.
The Sacristan Ministry is part of our Liturgy Committee. Sacristans help in the immediate preparation for Mass and ensuring that all the ministers are in attendance. The sacristan also stays after Mass to set up for the next Mass. The commitment level is based on the volunteer’s schedule. For more information or if you would like to volunteer contact Terri Malinowski.
The Usher Ministry is part of our Liturgy Committee. Ushers provide a welcoming environment by greeting those joining us for worship. Ushers help to seat people when needed, pass the baskets for the offering, and obtain and assist the chosen family in taking the offering forward during the Mass. Ministers must have a cleared and updated background check on file in the parish office. For more information or if you would like to volunteer contact Greg Schmidt.
Arts and Environment
The Arts and Environment Ministry group is responsible for maintaining the appearance and atmosphere of the sanctuary, altar, and pews. This includes providing and caring for the church/altar flowers, laundering the altar linens, and keeping the pews tidy and supplied with materials. For more information or if you would like to volunteer contact Karen Luhn.