Christian Service Ministries

The following ministries are in full swing at St. Anastasia. We have a yearly re-commitment weekend each autumn, but also welcome newcomers all through the year. If you see anything here that interests you, please call or email Kim Houseman (ext. 112)

If you are in need of some kind of assistance, please visit the Resources page of our website and/or contact Kim Houseman (ext. 112).

NAMEDESCRIPTIONLEADER
Advent by CandlelightReflect and socialize/for womenAnn Toth, Marian Bart,Florence Parent, Kim Houseman
Bereavement CareContact and console the bereaved, primarily through letter writingKim Houseman
Children’s Liturgy
Teach kids ages 5-9 about Mass and the ScripturesJo Mateus
Eucharistic Ministers to BeaumontPray, visit, and bring Eucharist to hospital patients. Rotating schedule.Kim Houseman
Eucharistic Ministers to the HomeboundPray, visit, and bring Eucharist to homeboundKim Houseman
Focus:HOPEDeliver monthly food packages to residents of Bethany VillaColleen & Steve Sharp
Food Pantry/AssistanceHelp local people in needBecky McKelvey
Garden of GivingGrow produce for our neighbors in need.Janette Mueller
Giving Tree2x/yr special collections for organizations that need helpJodie Montana, JoAnn Mouch
No One Dies AloneCompanionship for the dying at Troy BeaumontMark Garascia, Pat Stagner
Letter Writing to MilitaryWrite letters to members of our Military Services 2x/yrFlorence Parent
MarthasBlood drives, Meals On Wheels, Emergency meals and childcare, light chores or errands for those in needLinda Perry, Kim Houseman
Men’s FellowshipFellowship, Worship, ServiceDeacon Ron Cook< Dcn Don Baross
Mission CommitteeSupport Resurrection Home in KY, including 2x/yr clothing drivesBarb and John Vella, Carol Reschke
Mom & Tot Groupfaith, fellowship, and toys; casualseeking new leader
MOMS GroupService, fellowship, prayer, and study for mothersGretchen Mena, Heather Siekierski
Orphan MinistrySupport emotional, physical, spiritual, and educational needs of orphans – locally and globallyKim Houseman
Parish Health TeamProvide health education and services to our congregationOpen
Pax ChristiPromote Christ’s peace and social justice. Mike and MaryKay Martin
Prayer/Fasting TeamsJoin forces to pray for others while sacrificing for them too. In conjunction with St. Aloysius, and in our broader community too.Kim Houseman, Marian Bart
Prayer ShawlsKnit/crochet and pray for those who receive the shawls. Meet at Faith@Work 1x/mo.Pat Pilot, L Phalfer
Vista Maria supportresidential Home and school for girls; bible drive giving tree, service projects, blankets for intake bags, and yarn donationsJoAnn Mouch
Project LinusMake and deliver blankets to children who need some extra security and love. Daily from homes, big meetings 2x/yr.
Vist the Project Linus website.
Allyson Wyckhuyse
Respect LifePromote life from the moment of conception to natural deathJenni Jaworski, Michelle Burke
South Oakland ShelterParticipate with other churches in program that serves the homeless, usually 2x/yearCindy Bliskey, Greg Bright, Dcn Don Baross, A. Lamont
Stephens MinistryProvide well-trained pastoral care to those who need a listening heartJulie Skotzke, Angela Mazur
“St. Joe’s Workshop”
Ministry
website with job postings
St. Joe's Workshop website.
Kim Houseman
St. Vincent de PaulAssist any in need - ongoingBecky McKelvey, Mike Curran
Sunshine CardsCards to those who need our prayersJulie Garascia, Kim Houseman
VeronicasOrganize, prepare, serve, and clean up post-funeral brunchesHolly Michelcavage, KimHouseman
Wake MinistryLead wake servicesBecky Garity, H. Michelcavage

The following ministries are in various stages of development. We would welcome your leadership and/or participation. Please call or email Kim Houseman (ext. 112) to find out more.

NAMEBRIEF DESCRIPTIONLEADERS
Parish Service ProjectsShelter programs, outreach in community, SOWC, Welcome Centeropen
Childrens Memorial GardenPrayer Space on Parish groundsJ Mouch, K Houseman