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Team captain contact information is included with each description.
- ADULT FAITH FORMATION – Assist in facilitating study groups and in RCIA as catechists. Sponsor adults in RCIA. Contact the Parish Office.
- ALTAR SERVER Team – Render faithful and reverent service to God and the parish community by assisting the priest and deacon during Holy Mass. Contact Karl Eimers.
- BLOOD DRIVE Team – Help coordinate Red Cross blood drives and enlist donors. Contact Cathy Levesque.
- CARE & COMFORT Team – Organize prayer chains for the terminally ill, provide non-medical respite for caregivers, send out Mass Cards and/or host luncheons for the family and friends of deceased members of the parish. Contact Julie Smear.
- CHILDREN’S EVENTS Team – Plan and facilitate children’s social gatherings such as holiday parties. Team Captain: TBD. Contact the Stewardship Council.
- CHILDREN’S FAITH FORMATION – Serve as catechists and assistants for children in grades K-5 on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings. Contact the Parish Office.
- CHILDREN’S LITURGY of THE WORD Team – Lead or assist with sharing Scripture for children ages 4-7 during the 9:00 a.m. Sunday Mass. Contact Michelle Kraft.
- COMMUNICATIONS Team – Manage parish communications promoting parish activities and needs to the community via traditional and social media. Team Captain: TBD. Contact the Stewardship Council.
- DIVORCED/SEPARATED Team – Provide support to individuals going through separation and/or divorce. Contact Father West.
- EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Team – Help promote devotion and schedule adorers. Contact Mandy Riley.
- EVANGELIZATION Team – Lead our efforts to share our faith with others who may be searching, and to provide avenues for inactive Catholics to return to the Church. Contact Karl Eimers.
- EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION – Assist in the distribution of Holy Communion during the Sacrifice of the Mass. Contact John Schneider.
- GREETERS Team – Greet worshipers, provide basic information, and distribute and collect Orders of Worship. Contact Cheryl Bolek.
- INFO TABLE Team - Man the information table before and after Masses to welcome visitors and assist new parishioners. Contact Rosemary Vatalaro
- INTERCESSORY PRAYER MINISTRY - A network of parishioners who commit to daily intercessory prayer for our individual and parish intentions and blessings. Contact Anne Medio.
- LAMBS PROGRAM - Support expectant parents and parents of infants up to six months. Contact Madeleine Pearce.
- LECTOR Team – Proclaim the readings from Scripture during Mass. Contact Mary Nebus.
- MARTHAS' AND MARYS' DINNER TABLE – Gather for monthly women's social dinners. Contact Mary Nebus.
- MEALS FOR NEW PARENTS Team – Plan and organize a calendar of cooks to help new parents keep their stomachs full and energy high as they care for their newborns. Team Captain: TBD. Contact the Stewardship Council.
- MEN'S BREAKFAST PRAYER GROUP - Join other men of the parish for a light meal and faith based fellowship. Wednesdays 6:00 a.m. in the Parish Office. Contact Brian Headley.
- MEN’S GROUP – Plan and organize activities to help Catholic men of the parish to grow in faith and fellowship. Contact Jim Wasson.
- MOMS Team – Help fellow Catholic moms achieve spiritual and personal growth while navigating the challenges of raising a faith-first family. Contact Jillian Easterlin.
- MUSIC MINISTRY Team – Sing, play and lead music at weekend Masses and holy days. Contact Madelaine Beckford.
- NEW PARISHIONER WELCOMING Team – Communicate with new families and reach out to them with information about the parish. Contact Janice Armandi.
- NURSERY Team – Assist with nursery care for children ages six months to three years. Contact Emily West.
- PARISH SPORTS Team – Create and coordinate fun, healthy, athletic fellowship opportunities for adults in the parish. Team Captain: TBD. Contact the Stewardship Council.
- PRISON MINISTRY Team – Organize collections of toiletries and cookies, enlist volunteers for prison visitation. Contact Nancy Bloodgood or Jady Fryml.
- RESPECT LIFE Team – Coordinate and champion the parish’s “Respect Life” initiatives. Contact Catherine Davies.
- SACRISTANS Team – Set up, care for, and maintain sacred vessels, linens and liturgical books for weekend Masses. Contact John Schneider.
- SAINT VINCENT de PAUL SOCIETY – Bring Christ's love to those who are suffering, through financial assistance, food, and advice, offering person-to-person assistance in a way that promotes human dignity and integrity while deepening their own spirituality. Contact Bernie Still.
- SENIOR ADULT Team – Organize fun, fellowship and spiritual guidance to meet the physical, spiritual and social needs of our senior parishioners. Team Captain: TBD. Contact the Stewardship Council.
- SMALL GROUPS Team – Help people who want to grow in their faith and find their sense of community at Saint Clare of Assisi through small groups that meet in homes. Contact Ben Sands.
- SOCIAL EVENTS Team - Because we like to socialize. Contact Betsy Sarsfield or Mandy Collins-Leonard.
- SUNDAY COFFEE FELLOWSHIP Team – Coffee and donut fellowship after the Sunday morning Mass. A great “first serve” opportunity your whole family can do together. Contact Bev Desjardins.
- USHER Team – Guide and support worshipers at Mass and organize the collection and presentation of the gifts. Contact Frank Walsh.
- YOUNG MARRIED COUPLES Team – Provide opportunities for fellowship and faith enrichment. Team Captain: TBD. Contact the Stewardship Council
- YOUTH MINISTRY Team – Serve as core team members to the EDGE (middle school) and LifeTeen (high school) programs. Serve as catechists for students preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Contact Fernando Cartagena.
If you are interested in starting a new ministry, or have any additional questions regarding stewardship at Saint Clare of Assisi Catholic Church, please email the Stewardship Council.