Goals & Purpose
The service of this ministry is to make parishioners feel welcome and comfortable as they gather for the Eucharistic celebration.
Greeting parishioners, selecting a family for presenting the gifts at the offertory, assisting in seating people during Mass, taking up the offertory collection, providing parishioners with a bulletin.
Desire to grow in faith, friendly and kind attitude, ability to remain calm if an emergency arises.
Usually about 1½ hours per Mass, beginning 15 minutes before Mass starts, including duties during Mass, and 5-10 minutes after Mass for clean-up of pews.