CHURCH MINISTRY LIST

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ACOLYTE

THESE MEN ASSIST THE PRESIDING CELEBRANT AT THE ALTAR IN PARISH LITURGIES SUCH AS MASS, FUNERALS, WEDDINGS AND OTHER CHURCH SERVICES WHEN NEEDED. THEY ALSO ASSIST WITH ADMINISTERING HOLY COMMUNION TO THE FAITHFUL. THEY NEED TO BE OVER THE AGE OF 18.

SENIOR SERVER

LIKE THAT OF AN ACOLYTE BUT IS OPEN TO BOTH MEN AND WOMEN OVER THE AGE OF 18. UNLIKE THE ROLE OF THE ACOLYTE, THIS ROLE IS NOT AN INSTITUTED MINISTRY BY THE BISHOP. HOWEVER, IT REQUIRES THE SAME TRAING AS AN ACOLYTE

ALTAR SERVER

ANYONE WHO HAS RECEIVED THEIR FIRST EUCHARIST CAN PERFORM THIS MINISTRY AND ASSIST THE PRESIDER AND ACOLYTE IN THE DIFFERENT LITURGIES CELEBRATED IN THE PARISH.

READER

ANYONE OVER THE AGE OF 16 WHO WOULD LIKE TO HELP PROCLAIM THE WORD OF GOD AT MASS. THE ROLE REQUIRES PEOPLE WHO CAN READ CLEARLY AND PRAYERFULLY.

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER OF THE EUCHARIST

THIS MINISTRY IS OPEN TO THOSE OVER THE AGE OF 18. THE ROLE CONSISTS OF HELPING THE PRESIDER DISTRIBUTE HOLY COMMUNION TO THE FAITHFUL IF THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH PRIESTS, ACOLYTES & SENIOR SERVERS.

COLLECTORS / USHERS

THIS MINISTRY IS OPEN TO ANYONE OVER THE AGE OF 16. IT INVOLVES CARRYING THE COLLECTION BASKETS AROUND THE CHURCH DURING THE COLLETION PERIORDS IN MASS.

WARDENS /GREETERS

THIS MINISTRY IS OPEN TO ANYONE OVER THE AGE OF 18 AS THEY ARE OUR CHURCH GUARDS AT THE DOORS TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE TO ENTRY REQUIREMENT, THEY ALSO GREET THOSE COMING INTO THE CHURCH.

CHILDRENS LITURGY

THIS MINISTRY IS PERFORMED IN TEAMS OF TWO OR MORE AND FOR THOSE OVER THE AGE OF 18. YOU WILL BE HELPING OUR YOUNGER MEMEBERS OF THE CHURCH TO LEARN ABOUT THEIR FAITH IN FAITH FILLED GAMES AND ACTIVITIES DURING THE LITURGY OF THE WORD.

MUSICIANS & SINGERS

OPEN TO THOSE WHO CAN LEAD THE CONGREGATION WITH SONG DURING OUR LITURGIES. YOU CAN BRING YOUR OWN GROUP OR JOIN WITH AN EXISTING GROUP.

POWER POINT OPERATORS

THIS MINISTRY IS FOR ANYONE OVER THE AGE OF 15 AND CAN OPERATE POWER POINT VERY WELL. YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO OPERATE THE COPUTER IN THE CHOIR AREA AND LITERALLY PUSH ONE BUTTON.

ALTAR SOCIETY/GUILD

THIS MINISTRY IS FOR ANYONE WILLING TO HELP WITH LOOING AFTER OUR ALTAR AND SANCTUARY. IT INCLUDES CLEANING THE  CHURCH LINEN AND VESTMENTS, POLISHING THE BRASS WARE, DUSTING AND CLEANING THE SANCTUARY & SACRISTY AREAS.

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ALL TRAINING AND NECESSARY CERTIFICATION WILL BE PROVIDED FOR FREE BY THE PARISH AND THE DIOCESE.

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