Ministries

 

 

“There are different gifts but the same Spirit; There are different ministries but the same Lord.” - I Corinthians 12:4

 

Get Involved

Below are a number of ministries we have here at Our Lady Star of the Sea. If you are interested in sharing your time and talent with the parish CLICK HERE to fill out our online Time & Talent Form or download a PDF form here.

 

ALTAR SERVER

School or religious education students in grades 4 through 8 to serve at Our Lord’s table at Mass.

 

ART & ENVIRONMENT

Assist with ideas for decorating the church during each liturgical season and also with setting up.

 

CATECHIST, AFTER-SCHOOL

Share and teach your faith with youngsters on Tuesday afternoons, at either the 4 p.m. or 6:30 session.

 

CATECHIST, SUNDAY PRESCHOOL

Share and teach your faith with children 3 to 5 years of age during 9:30 Mass.

 

CATECHIST, CLASSROM AIDE

Assist the teachers at either Tuesday classes or Sunday preschool sessions.

 

CHRISTIAN SERVICE

Help create and promote programs that aid the needs of the parish and wider community, in addition to assisting with activities.

 

CHRISTMAS GIVING TREE

Assist with gathering gifts for the needy and delivering them to nearby parishes.

 

EUCHARISTIC MINISTER

Adults and youths who have been confirmed, to distribute Holy Communion during Mass and to homebound parishioners.

 

EVANGELIZATION

Acts as the catalyst for individual and parish evangelization by helping parishioners build enthusiasm for their faith so they freely share it and by inviting active and inactive Catholics, non-Catholics and the unchurched to hear the Good News.

 

FAMILY LIFE

Get involved with fun activities for families.

 

GARDENER

Spring and summer planting and maintenance, and autumn clean-up.

 

GREETERS

Welcome people in the gathering space before Mass.

 

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Take part in building homes for the needy, utilizing any skills you may have.

 

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

Acquire information on joining the Our Lady Star of the Sea Council 7780.

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

 

LECTOR

Adults and youths who have been confirmed, to read the Scriptures at Mass on weekends and weekdays.

 

MEALS ON WHEELS

Deliver hot meals to homebound on weekday mornings.

 

MEN’S CLUB

Support and participate in activities benefitting the parish and school.

 

MUSIC

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR MUSIC MINISTRY

Christmas Liturgy Ministers of Music 2014

 

PARISH BULLETIN & MAILINGS

Assist is stuffing bulletins with fliers or envelopes for special mailings.

 

RCIA SPONSOR

Share your faith with someone making a journey to the Catholic Christian faith in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.

 

RCIA HOSPITALITY

Assist with the reception after the Easter Vigil.

 

RIGHT TO LIFE

Participate in programs aimed at defending the dignity of life from conception to natural death.

 

ROSARY ALTAR SOCIETY

A spiritual group of women who meet socially and care for the church’s altar and other items in the worship space.

 

SACRED LINEN SERVICE

Wash and iron the linens used at Mass – corporals, purificators and hand towels.

 

SACRISTAN

Adults and youths who have been confirmed to prepare the sacred vessels and the bread and wine for Mass, light candles, turn on/off church lights and ensure that vessels are cleaned afterward.

 

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY

Join the Our Lady Star of the Sea conference and help the needy in the area.

 

SCHOOL CLASSROOM READER OR LIBRARY AIDE

Participate with students in classrooms and assist librarians.

 

SCHOOL OFFICE ASSISTANT

Assist office staff.

 

SCHOOL PARENT ASSOCIATION

Assist the school in one or several activities and fund-raisers.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Volunteer to assist at parish events such as Friday fish fries, the parish picnic, Fall Fest, etc.

 

STEWARDSHIP

Through the success of Changing Lives Together and the generosity of many parishioners, we renovated the convent into the parish offices, created The Pointe for parish formation and fellowship gatherings, installed new energy efficient windows in the middle school, improved technology throughout the campus and much more.

 

SUNDAY COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS

Coordinate the making of coffee and securing doughnuts for this popular event after 9:30 Mass during from September to June. Handling this responsibility once every other month is sufficient.

 

TEEN MINISTRIES

Teenagers and adult volunteers called to participate in parish youth group meetings, events and service projects.

 

THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE

Assist in gathering and delivering food baskets.

 

TRANSPORATION

Drive parishioners to Mass and/or parish events.

 

USHERS

Greet and seat people at Mass, handle offertory collections, coordinate the offertory and Communion processions, distribute bulletins, assist with any emergencies, prepare the church for the next Mass and share in social activities that also include fund-raisers for parish and outreach programs.

 

VOCATIONS

Help to promote vocations to the priesthood, diaconate, consecrated religious life and lay ministries.

 

WAKE SERVICES

Lead a Rosary or Scripture Service at nearby funeral homes.

 

WEDDING COORDINATOR

Lead rehearsals and assist before, during and after the ceremony.

 

WORSHIP

Plan and evaluate liturgical and sacramental life of the parish.