Eucharistic Ministers assist in the distribution of
communion at all masses. They serve a certain number of
times per month, as well as for special feasts during the
liturgical year. Training is provided.
A lector brings God's Word to life in the midst of the
assembly. A lector should love, pray and study the
scriptures. Beyond having a strong, clear voice, the ability
to speak with ease and conviction and good interpretive
skills, a lector must make deliberate and careful
preparation of the scriptures. Training and materials are
provided. Lectors are scheduled approximately every other
The altar server assists the presider and enables the
liturgy to proceed smoothly. Young people, grades 5 and up
may volunteer. Servers are responsible for keeping their
commitment when scheduled. Training sessions are announced
periodically in the bulletin.
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Volunteers help with flower and fabric design, flower
arranging, sewing, and visual arts in coordination with
liturgical season. Ongoing help is also needed for weekly
watering of the indoor plants. Green thumbs needed!
Announcements are made in the bulletin.
Couples, singles, or families arrive for Mass 1/2 hour early
to prepare the elements for worship and set up for any
special sacramental or ritual events during the liturgy
(e.g. baptisms, Sprinkling Rites, etc). Training is
Ushers and greeters promote a welcoming environment for all
who come to the liturgy. They greet people arriving for
Mass, distribute weekly bulletins, execute collections,
handle special needs or emergencies, conduct an orderly
procession of bread, wine and collections, and assist the
priest in providing an atmosphere conducive for the