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Liturgy

WORSHIP

Acolyte (Altar Server)

Position Description: Boys and Girls grades 4 and up, men and women of any age to assist priest and deacon at Liturgies
Time Commitment: About once a month and attend initial trainings (initial training is during the school day for St. Michael School students) – Saturday, April 20 and 27, 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Talent to Share: Willingness to learn about the liturgy and desire to serve
Contact Person: John Mauer

Eucharistic Minister

Position Description: Assist the priest in distributing the Body and Blood of Christ during liturgy.
Time Commitment: Typically one liturgy per month at your time preference. Attend initial training Sunday, April 21, 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm or Wednesday, April 24, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm and annual formation event.
Talent to Share: Gift giving and welcoming. Received the sacrament of Confirmation
Contact Person:Cathy Wilhm

Reader

Position Description: Proclaim Scripture at weekend worship and other special and seasonal Liturgies
Time Commitment: One to two times per quarter at your choice of Masses. Preparation: Study, rehearse readings. Attend initial training on Monday, April 29, 2014 at 7:00 pm and attend annual formation event. Responsible to attend liturgy as scheduled or to find substitute.
Talent to Share: Public speaking and reading ability. Received the sacrament of Confirmation
Contact Person: Dennis Strahle

Hospitality Minister 

Position Description: Provide friendly welcoming for parishioners and visitors at weekend and special liturgies. Duties include envelope/offertory collection, gift bearers assistance, communion ushering, checking pews and church after Mass, general assistance whenever needed, and final locking of doors.
Time Commitment: Monthly at choice of Mass preference, and other special liturgies. Attend initial training - Saturday, April 26, 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm or Sunday, April 27, 9:45 am to 10:45 am and attend annual formation night.
Talent to Share: Friendly, warm and caring personality. Responsible for scheduled date/duties.
Contact Person: David Galazin

Sacristan (Mass Coordinator)

Position Description: Prepare worship space and coordinate all liturgical ministers before, during and after liturgy. First one to arrive, last one to leave liturgy. Initial training and ongoing formation opportunities.
Time Commitment: Two to two-and-one-half hours per weekend, once or twice per month if there are enough sacristans.
Talent to Share: Dependable, good at working with people, knowledge of liturgy.
Contact Person: Fr. Jim 627-8493, jameseisele@stmichaelgl.org

MUSIC

Adult Choir

Position Description: Sing in one of the weekend Liturgy choirs
Time Commitment: Practice one to one-and-one-half hours weekly, plus weekly & special liturgies
Talent to Share: Enjoy singing in public. Music reading helpful, but not required
Contact Person: Carol Westen, Music Coordinator 627-8493, ext. 44, carolwesten@stmichaelgl.org

Funeral Choir

Position Description: Sing for funerals
Time Commitment: One-and-one-half to two hours per funeral, as needed, Monday through Saturday
Talent to Share: Enjoy singing in public - daytime availability
Contact Person: Carol Westen, Music Coordinator 627-8493, ext. 44, carolwesten@stmichaelgl.org

Instrumentalist

Position Description: Ability to accompany choirs at weekend and special Liturgies
Time Commitment: Attend choir practices as needed
Talent to Share: Ability to read music and play a musical instrument proficiently
Contact Person: Carol Westen, Music Coordinator 627-8493, ext. 44, carolwesten@stmichaelgl.org

ART AND ENVIRONMENT

Fabric/Textiles: Sewing, needlework, etc.

Position Description: Making/mending any fabrics used in the worship space. This would include making banners, altar cloths, gift table, credence or other table cloths or coverings as needed.
Time Commitment: As the need arises.
Talent to Share: Sewing and knowledge of fabrics.
Contact Person: Judy Eustice and Lori Mandley, Art & Environment Committee

Interior Plant/Flower Care

Position Description: Water and care for plants.
Time Commitment: Once or twice a week.
Talent to Share: Knowledge and care of plants.
Contact Person: Linda Shurlow

Seasonal Set-Up/Take Down - Church

Position Description: Set up and take down is done at the beginning and end of each Liturgical Season (Advent/Christmas/Lent/Easter). There is also set up/take down for some Holy Days and special events during the year. We need people to do light work and people to do the heavy work.
Time Commitment: One to three hours, seasonal.
Talent to Share: The ability to recreate an environment with the help of instructions and pictures and/or the ability to lift and move heavy objects.
Contact Person: Judy Eustice and Lori Mandley, Art & Environment Committee