Mass Coordinators oversee all the preparations and people involved in the Mass, to ensure everything goes smoothly in carrying out the liturgy plan for the day.
Altar Ministers directly aid the priest and deacons at
Thurifers provide the incense at special celebrations and occasions. Click here for more information.
EM – Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion participate in the very special ministry of distributing the Eucharist at
Mass Coordinators & Altar Ministers
These are key people for the liturgy at St. Mary's to go smoothly. All EM's are eligible for these roles, and you can train for them by shadowing someone for a few weeks. Contact Rachael for more information.
Music is one of the deepest ways of prayer and worship, so music ministry is an important work of service to the people. If you have a gift or a desire, give it a chance. Music ministry has places for people of just about all ability & experience levels, different styles of music, and for instruments from A to Z (band, orchestra, choir, guitars, piano, organ, percussion, et al).
Ushers & Hospitality – One of the highest callings of our Christian life is to simply to offer hospitality and goodwill, welcoming strangers and friends. So Ushers "host the party." This is an important way to serve, even though it requires very little time outside of
One of the great things about this ministry - its importance is great but its time commitment is small... it adds just a few minutes before and after the Mass you normally attend.
Email the leadership team for more info !
Lectors – If you enjoy sharing Scripture with others, consider becoming one of our ministers of the Word.
Mass Coordinators– Worship Team members help with the Masses every weekday at 5:30pm, and at the All Faith’s Chapel on campus every Wednesday and Thursday (during Fall/Spring semesters) @ 12:05pm. Also, there is at least one mass coordinator for each Sunday mass. A coordinator sets up for the Mass, and works with Altar Servers, EMs, Lectors, and Ushers to ensure that everything runs smoothly. Click here to learn more.
Worship Team Leadership – is the core team of dedicated students who facilitate the community prayer and worship life at St. Mary’s. They train and coordinate the many ministry volunteers and music groups. Leadership members are both servant and leader, helping to connect people with Christ through the beauty and power of the Church’s timeless worship.