Then I said, “Here am I. Send me!” Isaiah 6:8
PRAYER LINE: We are seeking a volunteer to monitor the Parish Prayer Line. In this role, your phone number would be published, without your name, in the parish bulletin under Prayer Line. People will call, asking to have the names of people in need of prayers placed on the Prayer Line. You will then call volunteers who have already offered their time to pray for those requests. Having an answering system will be helpful. If willing to volunteer, please contact Mary Leibl – or the parish office.
MASS RESPONSE MINISTRY
St. Matts needs volunteers at the Sat 4:15pm mass, to read the mass responses and prayers into a microphone for the pre-recorded masses. You would say the prayers and responses you always say with the congregation. Online mass participants only hear the responses if they are said int a microphone. You could do this ministry from your favorite chair in the congregation using a portable mic. This mic can be clipped to your collar or lapel and be very inconspicuous! Your assistance will help our online viewers to participate more completely in the masses. We only need 1 Mass Response Minister each week but would like enough volunteers to share the ministry. Please contact the parish office or .
FUNERAL MINISTRY: We are looking for 1 more volunteer to form a 2nd team of Funeral Ministers. Included in the duties: Having church open to meet the Funeral Directors when they arrive at the church. Offer hospitality to families and guests. Be sure that everything needed for the funeral service is in proper place. Help the Readers and Gift Bearers to feel comfortable in their roles. See to it that the church is returned to normal set-up after the funeral. Training will be provided. If you are interested in serving in this important ministry, contact Mary at or call the Parish Office.
COMMUNION TO HOMEBOUND: A volunteer is needed to take communion to a parishioner after either the Sat. or Sun. mass. She lives less than 1 mile from the church. If you are able to bring the Eucharist to her, please contact Mary at .
FUNERAL LUNCHEONS: Thank you to the volunteers who faithfully come to serve the Funeral Luncheons in our parish. You offer a necessary and appreciated service to those in our parish who are having a funeral for a family member. You live out the Corporal Work of Mercy – To Bury the Dead! Families and guests often express their gratitude and comment on the professionalism shown by our volunteers!
WE ARE A VOLUNTEER PARISH
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