VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES & PARISH NEEDS
“Then I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?” Then I said, “Here am I. Send me!” Isaiah 6:8
COMMUNION TO HOMEBOUND
Decorations: We will be taking down and putting away the Christmas decorations after the 4:15 mass on Sat. Jan 9th. We invite anyone who is able, to stay after mass to help with this project.
THANK YOU to all who helped make our Christmas services memorable and brought joy during this time of the pandemic. To Fr. Adrian who through his homily Christmas Eve & Christmas Day, gave us strength and hope. To Alan who filmed the 4:15 mass, making it possible that those unable to attend in person could watch the streaming on Christmas Day. To those who served in some way at Christmas Eve mass: Lectors Kathy & Anthony, Eucharistic Ministers Jeanne, Jerold, Mary & Maggie. To those who served at Christmas Day mass: Lectors Becky & Dave, Eucharistic Ministers Joanne, Joe, Ginny & Dave.
THANK YOU to Kathy & Al who devoted weekends putting together the 5 Christmas trees that are in the sanctuary. Shaping the trees and making sure every light was lit. They have taken on this project for many years and we are extremely grateful!
THANK YOU to Steve & Bob who hung the Christmas wreaths in church and the garland at the front entrance.
THANK YOU to Janelle, Dave, Jesus, Angela, Cecilia, Antonia, Andrea, Frank, Christian, Rochell, Tim, John, Bob & Mary who brought the Nativity statues from the chapel closet and set up in the sanctuary. Also Carried Christmas trees from chapel and placed in the sanctuary.
THANK YOU to Paul, Mary & Christian who placed the candle holders around the perimeter of the church, and to Frank & Crisanto who came on Christmas Eve to light those candles.
THANK YOU to Vicki who manned the vacuum cleaner and vacuumed up all the needles in chapel and church proper!!
THANK YOU to Joanne, Ann, Kathleen, Janelle, Jackie & Izzy who used our new long-handle collection baskets at the Communal Penance Service to collect money for Neighborhood House!
We are a Volunteer Parish and our Volunteers helped to make the Christmas Season special at
The Church of St. Matthew!!!!