Our Community Life

Description of Volunteer Areas

Advertising

In November, volunteers contact present advertisers from our bulletin to see if they will renew for the next year, and bring in
new advertisers where needed.

Altar Servers

For boys and girls who have made their first communion and would like to serve at any of the Masses.

Baking

Anyone who could bake for special events during the year and when necessary for funeral receptions.

Baptismal Team

Volunteers are needed to set up and put away baptismal supplies.
Bible Study Anyone interested in discussion of readings, either secular or spiritual.

Children’s Liturgy

Volunteers are needed to help with the children’s liturgy, which
occurs during the 9:30 a.m. Mass. Your commitment is once every two months (if we have enough volunteers), and a meeting three times
per year. First meeting will be held on September 12 at 7:00
p.m.

Choir

Anyone interested in music liturgy (instrument or voice.)

Church Decorating

Anyone who would like to be called to help decorate the church for special events, i.e. Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter.

Coffee Sunday

Set up and make coffee and tidy up after each mass. Please
indicate which mass. We can use more than one person (rotating
basis.)

Cursillo

Any men or women interested in going on a cursillo (like a
retreat) for a weekend.

Development and Peace

Organization that helps the third world.

Drivers

We occasionally need drivers to bring parishioners to Mass.

Eucharistic Ministers

Volunteers are needed for all Masses. Training sessions will be
provided.

Glebe Center

Visit seniors at the Glebe Center each week, Thursdays at 10 a.m. Arrive at Glebe Center for 9:30 a.m. and bring seniors to Chapel for Mass at 10:00 a.m. After Mass, return seniors to their room. Training is provided.

Greeters/Readers

Volunteers are needed to read the welcome or proclaim the readings at all Masses. Training is provided.

Hall/Church/ Grounds maintenance

Help when necessary for small repairs or seasonal upkeep.

Kitchen Coordinators

Anyone interested in learning how to use kitchen equipment and oversee kitchen functions. Training provided.

Marriage Preparation

The marriage course is offered four times per year. Includes a
Friday evening and all day Saturday. Help is needed with
organization of supplies, food, etc. We also need couples who would
like to act as facilitators during the weekend. Training is
provided.

Nursery Program

Volunteers needed to care for children ages 1-4 years.

Office Help

To assist during the daytime in the office.

Parish Fellowship

Occasionally when special events follow Mass. People are needed
to assist with coffee and fellowship.

Pastoral Care

Visiting those in their home or the hospital.

Pro-Life

Anyone interested in the pro-life movement.

Reception

Volunteers needed to help with special receptions.

RCIA

(The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.) Anyone interested
in learning more about the Catholic faith or those willing to assist in teaching those who
are interested in becoming Catholic.

Sacramental Team

To help with children receiving Sacraments of Reconciliation,  First Eucharist, and Confirmation.

Sacristan

Set up and put away Mass supplies. Done on a rotational basis. Training provided.

Sedar Meal

Help set up and serve at Sedar meal held after Holy Thursday
service

Social Action

Assistance with refugee/immigration affairs as well as St. Vincent de Paul. See volunteer form.

Welcoming Committee

Volunteers who will welcome new parishioners, explain
activities held at Blessed Sacrament, and how they can help newcomers
feel comfortable in the parish.

Telephone Committee

Volunteers to call a limited number of parishioners when we need the entire parish to be made aware of some specific event or information (no more than 20 calls.)

Ushers

Assist with ushering and collection during all Masses. Both male and female volunteers are needed.

Valentine’s Brunch

Assist with and set up serving at Seniors lunch

Youth

Those interested in helping at the Sunday 8 p.m. Mass and any
youth related activities.