Ministries

Community

  • Boys Group for Fathers and Sons* – Assist with planning and execution of events for boys in grades 3-6 and their fathers.
  • Fellowship Team – Organize various parish activities to build community and promote fellowship (ex: Coffee Sunday and fundraising).
  • Funeral Lunches – Assist CWL with preparation, serving lunch and clean up after funeral services.
  • Girls T & T * – Assist with planning and execution of events for girls in grades 3-6.
  • Hall Team – Create and enforce rules and regulations regarding the use of the new parish hall and meeting rooms. Be the contact for groups using the space to help with details and execution of event.
  • Kitchen Team – Maintaining order in both kitchens and purchasing supplies.
  • Pastoral Care – Visiting and praying with the ill, shut-in and offering the Body of Christ to them.
  • NEW! Senior’s Club – Meets twice a week for fellowship, games, and food.
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society – Distribute assistance to those in need in our community.
  • Strengthening our Parish Community – Assist with the administration of our volunteer screening process.
  • Youth Ministry * – Assist with planning and execution of events for our youth in grades 7-12.
  • Welcoming Committee – Welcome new parishioners, visiting them in their homes, and introducing them to the Parish of St. James and the mission of St. Michael.

Liturgical

  • Altar Servers – Assisting with liturgical celebrations around the altar. Must have received the Sacraments of First Communion and First Reconciliation.
  • Arts & Environment Committee – Prepare and decorate the church for the various liturgical seasons.
  • Children’s Liturgy * – Team leaders for ages 3-6 who teach the children about the readings of the Mass in a child-like manner.
  • Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion – Assisting the priest in distributing the Body and Blood to the faithful.
  • Gift Bearers – To bring hosts and wine to the priest for consecration. More Info…
    Greeter – Welcoming parishioners, visitors and newcomers to the Eucharistic celebration.
  • Music Ministry – Leading and assisting the liturgical music as an expression of worship for the whole community during Mass or other liturgical celebrations.
  • Proclaimer of the Word – Believing and proclaiming the Word of God.
  • Sacristan – Helps to prepare for the celebration of Mass, funerals, weddings and other special occasions.
  • Sound Technician – To operate the audio/visual equipment for Sunday Mass, funerals, and weddings.
  • Ushers & Greeters – Welcome and assist parishioners in seating and organizing / assisting in the offertory collection.

Ministry Schedules

Prayer & Community Groups

Sacraments Preparation

Temporal

Other

 


We are required by the Diocese to do our due diligence in screening ministers with high risk ministries. Please note that there are some requirements in order to serve in a ministry:

  • Ministers have to complete the Volunteer Information form and the Agreement to Model Code of Conduct from which can be completed at the Parish Office
  • Some high-risk ministries which involve working with children or other vulnerable people require a police check. Those ministries are marked with an asterisk ( * )