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
FAITH FORMATION SUBSTITUTES & HELPERS NEEDED: Public school children grades 1 to 10 have started attending weekly Wednesday evening religion classes at St. Matthew Parish Center. 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. 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. Matthews 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 all who signed up to help with the annual Parish Clean-Up.
THANK YOU: Linda, Ann, Marilyn, Chris, Elaine & Patty who are our Volunteer Receptionists Monday – Thurs. They are the “Good Samaritans” of St. Matthews, who make all feel welcome. Whether it be helping someone calling the office for information or a guest visiting the Parish Center. They also help the office staff prepare mailings, put inserts into the weekly bulletins and many other office jobs.
THANK YOU: To the 139 parishioners who attended the 4:15 pm mass last Sat. and the 60 parishioners who attended the 10:15 am Sunday mass. Thank You to Fr. Adrian who through his homily, gives us strength and hope. To Kathy who handled the opening announcements for 4:15 mass & Linda at 10:15. To our Pianist Jill and to Phil who played the Irish Whistle. To Cantor Kathy on Sat. Pianist Jill with Cantor Linda and Singer Andy on Sun. Lectors Kathy on Sat; Joanne & Ginny – Sun. Eucharistic Ministers Ann, Mary & Paul – Sat; Josie, Joe & Florida – Sun. Ushers Tom & Tim Sat; Ginny & Steve on Sun. Sacristans Mary – Sat, Ginny & Joanne – Sun. Thank you to Ginny, Tim, Ann, Dave & John who took communion to parishioners unable to attend. Thank you to Alan, who through his talent films our masses, making it possible for many of our parishioners to take part online.
WE ARE A VOLUNTEER PARISH!