Stewardship and Administration 
Opportunities

 

Funeral Luncheons – Luncheons can be arranged to be served after a funeral.  Volunteers have the option to make side dishes or be present to set up, serve and clean up.  Contact: Parish Office (630) 377-2797.  Commitment:  As needed.

Parish Office (Weekdays) – Help with parish mailings or answering the phone on those occasions that office personnel have meetings or prayer days.  Contact:  Parish Office  (630) 377-2797.  Commitment:  Varies.

Nursery Helpers – The parish offers a nursery for children, infants through kindergarten age, during the 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. liturgies on Sunday and during some other parish functions.  We ask that those families using the Nursery provide help at least once a month.  Seniors and teens are also welcome to help in this area. Coordinator:  Gail Quinn (630) 377-2797.  Commitment:  Once a month, dependent upon volunteers.

Family Social Committee – Plan, solicit helpers for, and implement family-centered social events throughout the year. Contact: Gail Quinn (630) 377-2797. Commitment: Varies

Parish Mission Receptions – Serve simple refreshments after each evening of the Parish Mission. Commitment: arrive 30 minutes before the Mission begins and remain about 30 minutes after the mission concludes.

Sunday Coffee and Donut Service – This important and enjoyable ministry requires many workers to keep the commitment time to a minimum.  You can cover one or more Mass times, making coffee and serving juice and donuts.  Coordinator needed.  Contact: Heidi Lauber (630) 377-2797 Commitment: 2-3 Sundays a year, the 45 minutes right after Mass.

Saturday Coffee Set-up Prepare the coffee service for the following Sunday.  Commitment: 2-3 times per year for 30 minutes.

Building & Grounds Special Projects:  Mulch spreading, gardening, other odd jobs as the need arises.  Coordinator:  Gail Quinn (630) 377-2797.  Commitment:  As needed.

Emergency Preparedness:  Join others with a background in safety to help ensure a safe and secure environment.  Contact:  Parish Office (630) 377-2797. Commitment:  six times per year.

Green Team:  Help us be good stewards of the planet.  Help research and assess current products and practices to see where we can improve. Contact: Parish Office (630) 377-2797. Commitment: Dependent upon response.

Parish Nursing – This is a new endeavor for St. John Neumann that attempts to integrate health and healing with faith and the faith community.  If you have a background in health care, consider volunteering with this program to share your expertise as a resource to those facing challenges with health.  Volunteers are also needed to help organize and supervise events. Contact Nancy Houser (630) 377-2797 ext 108 for more information.

Hope for the Bereaved – The HOPE ministry at St. John Neumann offers support
and companionship on the grief journey. We are here for parishioners who have recently
lost a loved one 
and desire one-on-one visits from a bereavement volunteer.
To learn more, please contact JoAnn Heller (630) 513-2709 or Gerri Markel (630) 444-1614.