The Hospitality Ministers offer a warm, friendly greeting to those arriving for Mass. They extend the Christian community’s hospitality to welcome all parishioners, visitors, and newcomers. Additionally, this ministry hosts a monthly “Name Tag/Welcome Weekend” where parishioners exchange name tags and pray for one another during the week and enjoy coffee and doughnuts together. We also help new parishioners complete registration forms and answer questions about our parish. We call newly-registered parishioners who indicate on their registration form that they would like a phone call.
Coordinator: Gaylene Khan, 957-6153 email@example.com
Staff Liaisons: Marijayne Patterson, 320-5734
Katherine Andrews, PhD, 320-5725
Members of the Funeral Ministry team attend and assist with Funeral Masses at Presentation. Through their presence and prayer, the volunteers assist families at the time of a funeral by offering hospitality and showing support and concern to those who are grieving. Volunteers are needed to be present at the funeral liturgy. We serve as Eucharistic Ministers, Lectors,
Greeters, etc., as needed. This is an opportunity to show those who are grieving that Presentation cares about them and prays with them.
Coordinator: Carol Quijada, 478-8278,
Staff Liaison: Katherine Andrews, PhD, 320-5725, firstname.lastname@example.org
The mission of Holy Grounds Café is to create a welcoming environment to strengthen our Catholic community through hospitality and fellowship. Holy Grounds Café is a non-profit venture, and earnings from the café will be donated to parish ministries. Volunteers are needed to staff the café at various times. Volunteers will receive training on preparing and handling the beverages and snacks offered in the café. Please consider joining this new ministry as a way of connecting with old friends and making new ones.
We are open on Wednesday mornings 7:30 - 10:30 and Sunday mornings 7:30-12:00 noon and 3:00 - 4:30 pm.
Coordinator: Ron Hoverstad, 952-5733
Greeters and ushers
Greeters and ushers assist in seating parishioners, gathering the weekly offering, facilitating the Communion procession, and other needs of the assembly as they arise. Formation is provided.
Staff Liaison: Katherine Andrews, PhD, 320-5725 email@example.com
fifth sunday fund
A special collection is taken during the year when there are five Sundays in the month. These donations are set aside and used to provide parishioners who are in need of temporary emergency assistance with medical expenses, utility bills or rent, etc. Requests are handled confidentially.
Coordinator: John Tucker, 957-2618 firstname.lastname@example.org
Staff Liaison: Deacon Scott Johnson, 473-4724, email@example.com
the giving tree
The Giving Tree is a year-round project, with four quarterly activities. Parishioners are asked to provide supplies for the clients of organizations such as St. Mary’s Dining Hall and Community Services; and the diocesan Community of Caring’s programs for teen parents and their children. This ministry also conducts the Advent season Angel Tree Christmas gift program for children of prison inmates.
Staff Liaison: Deacon Scott Johnson, 473-4724,
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