Altar servers assist the priest during the Mass. Fifth grade boys or boys over ten years of age may apply for this ministry. Teens must have a code of conduct and two reference letters with an application. Code of Conduct is a yearly update. Adult servers (18+) are required to have on file, a background check, VIRTUS training and a code of conduct.
Our mission is to create a welcoming environment that announces the Liturgical season and draws the community into the celebration of the Liturgy. As a committee we are responsible for decorating the church, sanctuary and gathering space throughout the liturgical year. Members are needed to plan, set-up and maintain the environment throughout the year. Time commitment can range from thirty minutes to eight hours per month. Code of conduct must be on file and updated yearly.
Lectors proclaim the Word of God and the Prayer of the Faithful during all weekend and Holy Day Masses. We assign on a five-week rotation. We proclaim at different Mass times within our schedule, as part of a two person team. Ongoing training and support is provided. Code of conduct must be on file and updated yearly.
The Office of Sacristan is a ministry of the Church by which a sacristan uses his/her time and talent to serve the priest before and after one of the daily or weekend Masses. The sacristan performs all preparations for the Mass by working with the altar servers, lectors, ushers, extraordinary ministers of the Eucharist and by performing the duties within the sacristy. The sacristan should arrive one half hour before Mass and plan to stay a short time after Mass. The age requirement for a sacristan is 16 years old and confirmed. Training is provided and the rotation is once a week. Adult sacristan (18+) are required to have on file, a background check, VIRTUS training and a code of conduct.