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: Do you have family, neighbors, or friends who are unable to attend mass? If you would like to take communion to them in their homes, call the Parish Center or see a Sacristan before mass. If you do not have a pyx one will be provided.
FAITH FORMATION SUBSTITUTES & HELPERS NEEDED: Public school children grades 1 to 10 will start attending weekly Wednesday evening religion classes at St. Matthew Parish Center in late September. Some classrooms will need helpers on occasion, and the program also needs substitute teachers and substitute front desk persons a few times during the year. Volunteers complete some steps before classes begin in Sept. If you would like more information about these volunteer roles, please contact Faith Formation director Janelle Rohr for details; email or call 651-242-6004. Thank You.
MUSICIANS NEEDED: St Matthews Music Ministry is looking for more singers, cantors, guitarists, keyboardists, string players, & wind instrument players for weekend masses. Contact Jill Kilzer Director of music and Liturgy .
FUNERAL MINISTRY: The church of St. Matthew invites you to be a part of a compassionate ministry providing hospitality to grieving families. You are needed to help set up and serve post-funeral luncheons to families and their guests. If you can help, please call either Becky Montgomery 651-292-0521 or Suzanne Clark 612-819-3752.
GREETERS: Now that we have two masses each weekend, St. Matthew seeks additional “Greeters” to extend a warm welcome to those arriving for Mass. Your friendly smile and enthusiasm for the Church of St. Matthew parish are all that’s needed. To help, contact , , or the parish office.
THANK YOU: To the 89 parishioners who attended the 4:15 pm mass last Sat. and the 39 parishioners who attended the 10:15 am Sunday mass. Thank You to Fr. Adrian who through his homily, gives us strength and hope. Thank you to Alan, who through his talent films our masses, making it possible for many of our parishioners to continue to take part online.
To Karen & Becky who handled the opening announcements on Sat & Sunday respectively. To our Pianist Jill & Cantor Kathy. Lectors Jeanne on Sat; Anthony & Joanne – Sun. Eucharistic Ministers Mary, Ann & Tim – Sat; Becky, Florida & Joe – Sun. Ushers Tom & Tim Sat; Steve & Ginny on Sun. Sacristans Mary – Sat, Ginny & Joanne – Sun. Thank you to Mary & Tim who assisted with the Baptism ceremony at the Saturday mass.
THANK YOU: To Ann, Bob, Tim, John, Kristen & Ginny who took the Eucharist from mass to their family members & friends.
WE ARE A VOLUNTEER PARISH!