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Worship Commission

Comprised of parish and pastoral team representatives, this group oversees the liturgical life of the parish.

Director of Worship:  Mark Knipp
 

Hospitality Ministers

The role of the hospitality minister is to serve God’s people by warmly greeting and welcoming parishioners and visitors as they gather for Mass. This person assists with seating, helps take the collection and facilitates the communion procession. After Mass, various duties are performed such as: handing out bulletins and straightening up areas.

Lectors

A lector proclaims the word of God during Mass. God’s Word is alive and the lector is the person who brings it to life for the worshiping assembly. New lectors are invited to a training session.

Eucharistic Ministers

The Eucharistic minister assists the priest and/or deacon in the distribution of the Body and Blood of Christ. A Eucharistic minister is a confirmed member of the church, with a reverence for the persons being served and of the sacrament shared, and has participated in a training session for Eucharistic ministers with a parish commissioning.

Sacristans

The sacristan assists in the immediate preparation for Mass. General duties include the preparation of the bread and wine and books and vessels. The sacristan also assists liturgical ministers as directed. Training and mentoring is provided.

Alter Servers

An altar server assists the priest and deacon during the Eucharist and other liturgical celebrations. Because of the reverence and maturity needed for this ministry, the requirement is that altar servers be in 5th grade or older.

Alter Servers (Funerals)

A funeral server assists the priest during a funeral Mass. A funeral server may be a child (grade 5 or older) or an adult.

If you are interested in serving in one of the above listed ministries, please contact Mark Knipp, Director of Worship.

Childcare Service

This group cares for children ages 1-4 during the 9:30 Sunday Mass at the Waldo site. This service is available from mid-September through late May each year.

Contact person: Jean Willis, 684-7794

Technology

This group of individuals helps to provide lyrics on screen for our worship services, parish announcements and other events. This work is done on a rotating schedule to help serve at Saturday evening and Sunday morning worship services.

Contact person: Dawn Jacobsen, 242-2436