Worship and Sunday Ministries

Holy Family uses Ministry Scheduler Pro for its schedules. If you are a minister, you will need your username and password to access the site. If you have any questions or concerns, contact Patty Rose, stewardship and development director, at [email protected] or 816-436-9200, ext. 303.

Altar Servers

Altar Server

Altar servers assist the priest throughout Mass. To become an Altar Server, you must have attended Holy Family’s Altar Server Camp. Altar Server camp for 2020 is has yet to be scheduled, but typically takes place in July. If you are interested in becoming an altar server, please contact John Winkels, liturgy and music director, at [email protected].


Advent Wreath

Art and Environment Team

The Art and Environment Team works throughout the year to enhance the church décor for the liturgical seasons and feast days. If you are interested in joining the art and environment team, please contact John Winkels, liturgy and music director, at [email protected].


Children’s Liturgy of the Word

Children’s Liturgy of the Word is offered once a month during Sunday Masses throughout the PSR school year. Children from preschool to second grade are dismissed following the opening prayer. As a group, they listen to the Sunday readings and then are divided into groups to participate in age-appropriate activities. The children return to Mass following the offertory. Only teenage siblings or parents come back with the younger children (preschool age), should they need your assistance.
For more information or to assist with Children’s Liturgy of the Word, contact Michelle Morris at [email protected].


Coffee and Doughnuts

Coffee, orange juice and doughnuts are available for a small donation after the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday Masses. To assist with this ministry, contact Patty Rose, stewardship and development director, at [email protected].


Communion Minister

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Extraordinary Ministers distribute Communion at Mass. New Communion ministers training for 2020 has yet to be scheduled, but typically occurs in May.  If you are interested in becoming an extraordinary minister of Holy Communion, please contact John Winkels, liturgy and music director, at [email protected].


Gift Families

Gift families present the bread, wine and collection to the priest at the Presentation of the Gifts. To serve as a gift family, take the cross located in the center aisle at the back of church and notify the ushers.


Greeters

Greeters welcome worshipers coming to Mass and distribute bulletins following Mass. For more information or to become a greeter, contact Patty Rose, stewardship and development director, at [email protected].


Lector

Lector

Lectors proclaim the Word of God at Mass and at other services. New lector training for 2020 has yet to be scheduled, but typically occurs in May. If you are interested in becoming lector, please contact John Winkels, liturgy and music director, at [email protected].


Money Counters

Parish money counters process the weekly offertory collection. Working in teams of three, money counters count the money, prepare and deliver the bank deposit and ready envelopes for data entry. For more information or to assist with this ministry, contact Marie Relic, business manager, at [email protected].


Liturgy Committee

This committee works to provide liturgical experiences that actively draw people to celebrate their relationship with God. Members are active in all aspects of liturgical ministry. If you are interested in joining the liturgy committee, please contact John Winkels, liturgy and music director, at [email protected].


Sacristan

The sacristan is responsible for ensuring that everything is ready for the celebration of Mass. If you are interested in becoming a sacristan, please contact John Winkels, liturgy and music director, at [email protected].


Ushers

Ushers assist parishioners with seating, gather the collection, distribute hymnals and promote comfort at weekend Masses. New usher training for 2020 has yet to be scheduled, but typically occurs in May. If you are interested in becoming an usher, please contact John Winkels, liturgy and music director, at [email protected].