Altar servers assist the priests and deacons in the celebration of the Eucharist.
This ministry provides care and service to the church environment, overseeing flowers, art and liturgical decorations in the worship space and church entrances. Their primary responsibilities are:
in-door and outdoor garden watering
altar chores: candles, cleaning, setting up and removing flowers
Decorations (floral, banners, art)
Ministers of the Art and Environment look to:
Provide a beautiful environment that primes the soul for an encounter with the blessed Trinity.
The team should meet regularly to discuss decorations for weddings, feasts, and sacraments.
Formulate a calendar for ordering flowers, decorating dates, and cleaning/removal dates.
If you are interested in helping with this ministry, please reach out to our head of the Worship Commission, Suzanne Bindon.
The baptismal garment ministry is in need of new volunteers who have experience in sewing. We are in need of people who can help with cut and trace, hemming, sewing bias tape around collars, simple machine embroidery or can hand embroider chi-rho crosses. Our ministry makes approximately 150 baptismal bibs used at the baptism of our youngest brothers and sisters. This is a once a year work from home ministry where you would be asked to work on 20-25 bibs, performing one or two of the jobs listed. If you are interested in learning more about this ministry please contact Theresa Hale at [email protected] or 734-502-2425.
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC) assist the priest in offering to the faithful the greatest gift that God can give us, namely, His Son in the Eucharist.
To become a Eucharistic Minister at Mass
Next training date will be announced soon!
We paused this ministry during the pandemic but are looking to restore it soon! Stay tuned!
Eucharist Ministers to the homebound take Communion to the sick. This ministry goes into local hospitals or elderly care facilities and may hold Communion services or lead the rosary.
Ministers must be:
Reach out to our head of the worship commission, Suzanne Bindon if you are interested in becoming a Eucharistic minister to the homebound.
These men and women have the incredible opportunity to lend their voice to God to proclaim the Scriptures at Mass.
To become a Lector
We aspire to be a radically hospitable parish. These men and women help make this a reality. This is a wonderful ministry for parents with children to get involved in. Families assist greeting people as they enter and exit our worship space on Sunday. The joy of the Lord is a must!
Annette Berry is the head of this ministry and is eager to speak with you!
Ushers assist during the Mass to help parishioners find seats, manage collection baskets at offertory and distribute bulletins after Mass.
These men and women prepare the altar and care for the sacred vessels used at Mass.
To be a Sacristan you must be:
Sacristans are trained individually. Complete the sign up below if you are interested.
Members of this ministry contribute to our liturgical celebrations by washing and ironing the linens used at Mass. There is a one-time training meeting.
The Worship Tech Team operates both the soundboard and the projector at Mass and other liturgical events. Training is provided, some degree of comfort with technology and the liturgy is expected.
These volunteers help a bride and groom and their guests to celebrate a beautiful and reverent wedding ceremony. They lead all wedding rehearsals and assist the priest or deacon on the day of the wedding.