Ministries and Outreach – Worship and Liturgy

Altar Servers
Altar servers assist at Sunday Masses, Wedding, Funerals and all special liturgical celebrations in the Parish. Catholic girls and boys from the sixth grade (school and religious education programs) through high school may apply. Registration and training is announced in the Fall of each year and servers generally begin their new service during Lent.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Eucharistic Ministers share in the distribution of the Eucharist (Communion) at all Sunday Masses and at special liturgical celebrations in the parish. Ministers must be fully initiated adults (Baptized, received Eucharist, Confirmed) and are invited to this ministry by the Pastor and the Pastoral Staff. Training for this ministry is required and provided by the Diocese.

Lectors
The proclaiming of the WORD of God is vital to our Parish worship and spiritual growth. Lectors need to have a comfort with public speaking and with the Word of God. Training for this ministry is required and provided by the Diocese. The Parish sometimes offers additional training.

Choir
The Immaculate Conception Church Adult Choir has an active and significant role to play in the worship activities of our parish. The Choir rehearses on Thursday evenings in the church. There is a Children’s Choir that rehearses as needed.

Ushers
Ushers serve the parish community at all masses. Their ministry Their ministry is one of hospitality.

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