Veronicas

Are you someone who likes to organize gatherings? Then this may be the ministry for you. One of the long-time ministries at St. Anastasia is providing a meal for the family of deceased parishioners following the funeral liturgy. We are currently is great need of Team Members.

Team members are on call for a month at a time. Each person on the team takes a turn being the “teamtaking care of order in the kitchen and shopping for 3 items at Gordon’s. We hire a caterer to provide the main meal items. Others help you by calling for food dishes, and your team will be there the day of the funeral to help you set up, serve, and clean up.

Contact: Kim Houseman (248) 689-8380, Ext. 112.

Prayer Shawl Ministry

Knitters and Crotcheters, Please join the St. Anastasia Prayer Shawl Ministry at Faith@Work (Wattles and John R) Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from 1-3p.m or 7-9 p.m. You can make a shawl, hat, or scarf for those in need, giving your needlework purpose, and blessing your hands. Even if you consider yourself a beginner, you are welcome to join us, using your pattern and supplies or ours. This year, I will also put together a few scarf and shawl kits for quick assembly. Questions?

Call Lorraine Pfahler 619-9849 or Pat Pillot 248-689-8189.

 

Called to Discipleship

Please look for our new booklet and ways to sign up and serve your community.

We will be in the Gathering space after all Masses the weekend of September 6 & 7.

This is your opportunity to make a difference.

2014-15 Called to Discipleship Booklet

2014-15 Commitment Form

There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit

distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord.

 There are different kinds of working, but in all of them

and in everyone is the same God at work.

1 Corinthians 12:4-6

 

Stephen Ministry Classes Begin October

Do you know how to listen effectively? Are you non-judgmental? Compassionate? Can you maintain confidentiality? Are you called by the Holy Spirit to help your fellow Christian?

Each fall, St. Anastasia Parish sponsors training for potential Stephen Ministers. Classes are held one night per week through April, and provide thorough training for those who find they can make a commitment to give back to the community in a meaningful way. Once commissioned, Stephen Ministers make a two-year commitment to be available for one-on-one Christian caregiving to those in need. Care Receivers include widows and widowers, recent divorcees, family members experiencing loss of a loved one, unemployed workers, and individuals going through a health or emotional crisis, or anyone who has a need for confidential and empathetic interaction. Typically, one hour per week is spent with a care receiver, and the relationship may continue for up to a year. In the words of a recently commissioned Stephen Minister, “The training was superb, and gave me enhanced skills to genuinely help my care receiver. Simultaneously, I am gratified that I can contribute.”

For more information about becoming a Stephen Minister, please call Kim Houseman (248) 689-8380 or email her. We need your help, and appreciate your commitment.

Called to Discipleship

Please look for our new booklet and ways to sign up and serve your community.

We will be in the Gathering space after all Masses the weekend of September 6&7

This is your opportunity to make a difference

There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit

distributes them.

There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord.

 

There are different kinds of working, but in all of them

and in everyone is the same God at work.

(1 Corinthians 12:4-6)