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Groups and Organizations

Boy Scouts/Cub Scouts

Description: Positive, adult, volunteer role models encouraged to assist in developing youth of our community and developing citizens for tomorrow. Through experiential, interactive activities boys build and develop character, personal responsibility, citizenship, personal management, moral and physical fitness, along with many other valuable life skills.
Meeting time/place: St. Michael School, time will be determined by group.
Contact Person: Cub Scouts: Laurie Cathcart 627-2167,
Boy Scouts: Andy Tardif 321-8719,

Earth Care Team

Description: To plan and implement activities for our parish community that call us to be good stewards of God’s creation by promoting and implementing energy conservation, energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable practices
Meeting time/place: Meetings held quarterly, plus time spent on ECT-sponsored activities. Meetings are generally held in the Siena Room at 8:00am; dates vary.
Talent to Share: Knowledge of and/or interest in learning about best practices and skills to help promote earth care among parishioners and to implement on our parish grounds.
Contact Person: Dave Smith or the parish office at 517-627-8493

Family Life Committee  

Being formed, based on the positive response to our Jesse Tree/Valentine Celebrations. 
Description: Committee members will plan family activities open to the whole parish community. Committee will recruit, organize, oversee publicity and ensure completion of event.
Meeting time/place: Hours vary depending on the event, typically two meetings per event are necessary for planning. Three to four events will be planned annually. 
Contact Person: Kathleen Krancich,

Girl Scouts: Brownies/Juniors -  Grades 2 - 5

Description: Girl Scouts Brownies work together in groups, earn Try-Its, and explore their community through age-appropriate activities.
Juniors earn badges and discover what girl-power is all about through new activities and by learning to take charge of their own plans.
Meeting time/place: St. Michael School, time will be determined by group.
Contact Person: Laurie Cathcart 627-2167,

K of C - Knights of Columbus

Description: Fraternal order of Catholic men dedicated to family and community service
Meeting time/place: 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month, 7:00pm Church Fellowship Hall
Contact Person: Ron Pioch,

Little Flowers -  Grades 2-8

Description: Little Flowers Girls Club is a Catholic program for girls to learn virtues through the lives of women & girl saints, Scripture, and the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Activities include crafts, snacks, games, and the development of saints and virtues scrapbook.
Meeting time/place: 3:30 pm every other Thursday during the school year in the Fellowship Hall
Contact Person: Alison Walczak,

Matthew 25 Committee

Description: Working with a committee ,under the guidance of faith and trust, responsible for identifying/selecting charities that demonstrate dire need and meet the criteria set forth by the parish , to receive a percentage of parish offering funds.
Talent to Share: Care for the poor, good judgment for selecting appropriate charities.
Time Commitment: Four large group meetings once per quarter and charity research sub committee commitments involving individual computer research.
Contact Person: Fr. James Eisele 627-8493, or Pam Schwartz,

M.O.M.S. Group (Mothers of Many Seasons) - Morning Group

Description: Mothers gather with children to build friendships and offer support in the important work of raising children
Meeting time/place: Monday 9:15am, Church Fellowship Hall
Contact Person: Parish Office  627-8493, 

Seniors 55+

Description: All youngsters 55 and older: Be bold and join us! We offer spiritual, social, service and educational activities and experiences.
Contact Person:  Andy Tardif 321-8719,

Sew- N- Sews

Description: Parishioners gather to sew (knit, crochet, quilting etc.)
Meeting time/place: 7:00 pm, Monday evenings, St. Michael Parish Conference Room
Contact Person: Marie Brown,