Stewardship

St. James Parish Stewardship Form

Community Ministries

  • Boys Group for Fathers and Sons * – Assist with planning and execution of events for boys in grades 3-6 and their fathers. More Info…
  • Fellowship Team – Organize various parish activities to build community and promote fellowship (ex: Coffee Sunday and fundraising). More Info…
  • Funeral Lunches – Assist CWL with preparation, serving lunch and clean up after funeral services. More Info…
  • Girls T & T * – Assist with planning and execution of events for girls in grades 3-6. More Info…
  • 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. More Info…
  • Kitchen Team – Maintaining order in both kitchens and purchasing supplies. More Info…
  • Pastoral Care * – Visiting and praying with the ill, shut-in and offering the Body of Christ to them. More Info…
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society – Distribute assistance to those in need in our community. More Info…
  • Strengthening our Parish Community – Assist with the administration of our volunteer screening process. More Info…
  • Youth Ministry * – Assist with planning and execution of events for our youth in grades 7-12. More Info…
  • 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. More Info…

Formation Ministries (Sacramental Preparation)

Visit our Sacraments page for registration, dates and contact information.

  • Baptism Preparation – Assist parents and parents-to-be in understanding the importance of baptism as the beginning of our Catholic faith journey.
  • Confirmation * – Prepare children in Grade 8 & up for the Sacrament of Confirmation.
  • First Communion * – Prepare children in Grade 2 & up to receive the Sacrament of 1st Communion.
  • First Reconciliation * – Prepare children in Grade 3 & up to receive the Sacrament of 1st Reconciliation.
  • Marriage Preparation – Assist couple in preparing for marriage.
  • Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) – To assist in welcoming and sponsoring adults interested in joining the Catholic Church.
  • Rite of Christian Initiation of Teens (RCIT) * – To assist in welcoming and sponsoring teenagers interested in joining the Catholic Church.

Liturgical Ministries

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

Ministry Schedules

Prayer & Community Groups

Temporal Ministries

  • Collection Counter – Count Sunday collections on the following Monday morning. More Info…
  • Sobey’s & Safeway Gift Cards – Help with the sale of gift cards after Sunday masses. More Info…
  • Together in Action – to coordinate and inform parishioners concerning Diocesan charities. More Info…

Other Ministries


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 ( * )