We believe that every person is a unique child of God. Each one of us has been created with wonderful gifts to be used to bring us joy and to serve each other. The Epistle of St. Peter reminds us: "As each one has received a gift, use it to serve another as good stewards of God’s varied graces." (1Peter 4:10)
The call to a life of commitment and service comes to us through the Sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation. The Spirit empowers us to be Jesus in the world in our lifetime. If you recall, Jesus came not to be served but to serve and as his disciples, we want to imitate his life and his love.
To be a steward of service means that we gratefully name and nurture our gifts. We then offer them to our Church and to the world. With this in mind, we are called to reflect upon our personal calendars and consider how we can best use our time and our gifts.
Our Church offers unique opportunities to serve within our parishes as well as promoting opportunities locally, nationally and globally. We believe that through our service, our Church is able to bring the love of Jesus to the world and to continue his work on earth.
Parish Councils and Committees
The backbone of most parishes is people like you who generously give their time and talent serving on parish councils and a wide variety of committees.
Most parishes provide numerous volunteer opportunities that vary widely from parish to parish. They include various liturgical ministries, service ministries, education ministries, and miscellaneous service.
Community Volunteer Opportunities
Parishioners may volunteer in their communities in numerous ways, including respect for life, service to others, issue advocacy, or by supporting the work of missionaries or church relief agencies.
Training for Ministry
Some also feel "the call" to serve the Lord and want more information.