Parish Groups

Parish GroupDescriptionContact
ServerBoys and girls to become altar server at MassesRachel Pollack
LectorReadings from the Bible at MassesRachel Pollack
CantorLead the congregation in songRebecca Herr
ChoirSing at Mass usually Practice Thurs. nightRebecca Herr
Eucharistic MinisterSanctioned by Father and trained through Diocese to help distribute Communion at MassesLinda Chernick
InstrumentalOrgan, piano or other instruments at MassesRebecca Herr
HospitalityGreeters at Masses distribute MissalsGeri Rea
UsherSeating at Masses and distribution of bulletins afterwardsMike Zoll
MarthasCleaning of Church and Twinhaven once per weekGeri Rea
Retired and ActiveMeets Tuesdays to perform light tasks around Church campusCindy Drake
LandscapingWork on certain grounds projects during nice weather; flower and shrub bedsKaren Fullerman
Project GroupSpecial projects designated by pastor; special skill set recommendedTom Brown
Catholic Heart Work CampJune Mission trip for teenagersKeri Knowles
Shawl MinistryCrochet blankets for the sickJoanne Heckle
Thea Bowman Hunger CenterServe meals to the poor; first Saturday of the monthCarol Twigger
Emergency Assitance MinistryFood pantry for anyone needy living within our parish boundaries, meets 2nd Monday each monthPete McGrogan
Fish FrysAll Fridays during Lent except Good FridayRachel Pollack
Faith FormationFundamentals of Catholic faith at various levelsJoni Smith
TEA Bible StudyMonday MorningsJoni Smith
Anchor Youth GroupHigh School Faith Formation programKeri Knowles
Journey of Faith- Basics of CatholicismAny one interested in reconnecting or finding out more information about our Catholic faithCarol Twigger
Generations of FaithTwo times per year; special programs for all members of the family centering on a Catholic themeJoni Smith
Vacation Bible SchoolWeek long day camp for kids.Joni Smith
Knights of ColumbusIn conjuntion with Our Lady of Guadalupe ParishJames Smith
Women's GroupMeets 3rd Wed of each monthDenise Turle
Young Adult's GroupAges 20-40 social group and Bible study
Charismatic Prayer GroupMeets Sundays at 7:00 pmDenny Carlton
Centering Prayer GroupThe practice of Christian meditation; fall & spring sessions ; 1st & 3rd Tuesdays 6:00 pmDeborah Brainard
Community of the Risen LordEucharist- centered prayer group; prayer meeting every 2nd Saturday of the month in Adoration ChapelSujith Perera
Pre Cana TeamMarriage preparation; meets Fridays January - March
Baptism ClassesFor first time parents before child's baptismKeri Knowles
Confirmation Formation2 year program meets 6 Mondays each year. Parents attend with childrenJoni Smith
First Communion FormationUsually with 2nd grade; meets designated Monday nights. Parents attend with childrenJoni Smith
Wedding PreparationTry to set up at least 6 months before MarriageFr. Matt Cortnik
Pro LifeHelps support local pro-life groups and pregnancy care centers and promotes the pro life causePam Pollack
Bereavement Ministry8 week sessions meet off campus; dealing with loss of a loved oneRosemarie Zavesky
Helper ElvesKeri Knowles
Nursing Home MinistryAccompany Father to nursing homes once per month for MassJoanne Heckle
Communion to the HomeboundMust be a Eucharistic Minister Administer to parishioners who are unable to attend MassCarol Twigger
Parish Pastoral CouncilAppointed by Father; meets once per monthFr. Matt Cortnik
Parish Finance CouncilAppointed by Father; meets once per monthFr. Matt Cortnik
Twinhaven CommitteeMakes decisions and improvement recommendations for our banquet hallAmanda Clune
Worship CommissionHelp make liturgical decisions and suggest church renovations or changes
Youth CouncilTeens of our parish leading by exampleKeri Knowles
Parish Feast Day CommitteeYearly Saint's day celebration in September
Hope's GradenStudy of spirituality of Christ the BridegroomLaura Ercolino
Arts & EnvironmentPrepare Church for celebrations and special liturgical eventsJudy Brown
SacristansPrepares vessels before Masses; approval by pastor neededRay Louis
Prayerful QuiltersVirginia Trimmer
Perpetual AdorationCarol Twigger
PoustiniaPam Kennedy
Cenacle Prayer GroupTerri Kinsella
After School CareKathleen Yates
Community MealMichelle Wilson
Men's GroupAndrew Knowles
Parish Life CommitteeJackie Ritter
Book ClubMeets every Thursday at 9:00 amElizabeth Innocenzi