Ministries

The following is a brief description of the Ministry's in the parish which are in need of your assistance. If you are interested in volunteering your time and talents or if you have any questions regarding the following ministries, please contact our parish office.

 

Altar Server

 

Young people who are at least 3 Grade and have received their First Holy Communion or older assist our priest during the celebration of the Liturgy.

 

Bereavement 

 

Bereavement ministry at Resurrection has several aspects. We send a note of condolence to the family. We offer a luncheon to the family and guests after a funeral. A short time after the death, we make an individual contact with the primary survivor to offer any support or help that may be needed. We are currently exploring the possibility of offering support through group meetings of survivors.

 

Cantor / Leader of Song

 

Cantors enhance our Liturgy's on Saturday evening at 5:00 p.m. and Sunday mornings at 8:30 a.m. along with other special services. Accompanied by our Organist, the cantor leads the parish in song. Cantors are encouraged, but not required, to be active members of the parish choir.

 

Collection Counters

 

The Collection Counters meet to count and record the donations collected at the Offertory of the Liturgy.

 

Decoration
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
The Decoration Committee is a group of volunteers who keep the narthex and sanctuary plants and flowers in order. Plant changing, watering, decorating are all things for which we need help. If you would like to volunteer contact Joanne Ort at 570-546-6668.

 

Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist

 

Extraordinary Ministers assist the priest with the distribution of the Holy Eucharist at Communion time. Extraordinary Ministers also minister to our Homebound.

 

Knights of Columbus

 

Men's Organization aimed at supporting the mission of the Church. The Knights of Columbus meets on the Second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the meeting room.

 

Lector / Minister Of The Word

 

Lectors/Minister of the Word proclaim the Word of God during our Liturgy and other special services. Clear pronunciation and reading comprehension are a must. We have a training sessions for new lectors.

 

Maintenance Of Parish Property

 

If you can do any one the following trades: plumbing, carpentry, electrical, painting, appliance service and general projects etc. your help is a blessing.

 

 
Religious Education Instructors & Aides

 

Religious Education Instructors & Aides teach Catholic Religious Education to our youth as to the true meaning and values of being a Catholic and making know the teachings of Jesus Christ.

 

Resurrection Singers

 

This contemporary style of music is sung with a variety of instruments such as guitars, drums, flute and keyboard. Their music ministry enhances our Sunday Liturgy at 11:00 am and other special services. The group is open to adults and young adults. Singers and instrumentalists are welcome to join.

 

Youth Group

 

All Youth from Eighth Grade to their Senior Year of High School are welcome and encouraged to become a member of the Youth Group. The Youth Group engages in many social activities such as Coffee House, overnight retreats and social justice efforts. Adult Youth Group Leaders assist in the development of the values and priorities of our youth in both Junior High and Senior High School. 

 

Welcoming Committee
These men and women serve the parish as welcoming ministers and greeters at Mass and other services. They assist people in seating and directing movement around the Church. 

 

Women's Organization
All women of Resurrection Parish are considered members of the Women's Organization. They meet the second Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. in the meeting room. The organization plans and conducts many social activities and fund-raisers which benefits many areas of the parish community.