Sunday Mass Coordinator – Assist with Sunday Mass by checking that all ministers and the necessary vessels are in place before the liturgy begins. Commitment: Arrive 30 minutes before Mass; serve on a rotating schedule.
Daily Mass Coordinator – Assist with daily Mass by preparing necessary books and vessels and coordinating ministers to assist with the liturgy. Funeral Coordinator – Minister to grieving families in a behind-the-scene way. Prepare books and vessels for the Mass. Commitment: Arrive one hour before funeral; serve on a rotating basis.
Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion – Assist in distributing the Body and Blood of Christ during Mass. Commitment: Attend training and on-going formation as offered. Arrive 20 minutes prior to Mass and serve on a rotating schedule.
Lector – Proclaim the Scriptures at Mass. Commitment: Attend training and on-going formation as offered. Prayerfully prepare the readings and serve on a rotating schedule.
Ministers of Hospitality – Greeters – Great family ministry! Greet each person as they arrive; offer a warm welcome, distribute worship aides and give assistance or direction as needed.
Ushers – assist people as we gather for worship, facilitate collecting our gifts of treasure, direct people to Communion, and distribute bulletins. Commitment: Arrive 20 minutes prior to Mass and serve on a rotating schedule.
Sound Technician – Volunteers will assist music ministers with the operation of the sound system for weekend liturgies. Training will be provided.
Video Recording Technician – Use our in-house video equipment to record Sunday 9:00 am Mass, some special liturgies, and/or to operate cameras for video relay to the chapel/Hermes-Media Center. Commitment: Saturdays, 4:15 – 5:45 pm, and Sundays, 7:15 – 11:00 am
Altar Server – Youth in fourth through tenth grades assist the Priest at the altar during weekend liturgies. Commitment: Attend training and ongoing formation as offered; serve on a rotating schedule.
Sacristan – Behind-the-scenes work cleaning the vessels for Eucharist, trimming candles, etc. The work is done weekly on a rotating schedule. Commitment: Two hours a month.
Seasonal Art and Environment – Environment sets the prayer mood for our Church seasons. Use your artistic eye, floral arranging skills or ability to help move things into place in this behind-the-scene ministry. Assist with planning and arranging the environment seasonally or as needed.
Sewing – Use your love for sewing and seamstress skills to sew altar linens, banners or vestments. Help keep our linens, etc. in good condition with occasional mending. Commitment: sporadic, as the need arises.
Church plant/flower maintenance – Assist with the watering and care for flowering plants placed in the church and chapels during Christmas and Easter seasons. Commitment: about two hours at a time; serve on a rotating basis