St John the Apostle Church

A Catholic Christian Community of people who gather in the name of Jesus to praise the Father in Word and Sacrament.  Our mission is to enrich the mind, body and spirit by fostering Christian ideals and beliefs for all; especially for the youth, elderly, sick, and poor.

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Ministry Schedule for July - September 2017

The community of Faith gathers to give praise and thanks to God

Eucharistic Minister: Delegated to distribute Holy Communion to the faithful during Mass. Requires reception of Confirmation, good standing with the church, participate in the training from the parish to be trained in parish procedures. (Usually scheduled monthly.)

Lector: A reader who proclaims the Word of God at Masses as well as at other liturgical services. Trained in parish. (Usually scheduled monthly)

Hospitality Minister: welcomes and greets parishioners, takes up the collection, sees that the gifts are brought to the altar, hands out bulletins, and other needs as they arise. Trained in parish. (Usually scheduled monthly.)

Sacristan: prepares and sets up the vessels to be used at each Mass. (Added to list of Sacristans to be assigned as needed.)

Church Environment: Create an ambiance in spirit of each Liturgical Season. Plans for the décor for feasts and season of the church year. Decorating skills and study of the Church’s liturgical documents are helpful. Sets up the environment for a given occasion/season as directed by the coordinator of environment. (Will be called as needed, especially during the Christmas and Easter seasons.)

Altar Servers assist the celebrant with the movement of the liturgy at weekend Masses. Open to anyone 4th grade and older. Requires formal training and commitment to show up when scheduled. (scheduled approximately once a month.)