Service

Do you like to just lend a hand here and there whenever you see a need? We have a variety of different areas where your helping hands and heart would be so very appreciated.

Babysitting (Adults & Teens) for Religious Education
Elizabeth Spencer (248) 689-8380 Ext. 106

Babysitters are needed to watch children of catechists during all our Religious Education classes. Babysitters must have taken Protecting God’s Children, or be signed up to take it this fall. Teens signing up
will need to have taken the Called to Serve Workshop. Sign up for one or multiple time slots.

Schedule for September-April:
Tues. 4:30-6:00 PM & 6:30-8:00 PM
Wed. 5:00-6:30 PM (once a month)

Contact Elizabeth Spencer

Babysitting (Adults) for Walking with Purpose (WWP)
Elizabeth Spencer (248) 689-8380 Ext. 106

Babysitters are needed to watch children Tuesday mornings (from 9:30 am until noon) for Walking with Purpose, women’s bible study. September through May. Flexible scheduling. Babysitters must have taken Protecting God’s Children, or be signed up to take it this fall.

Contact Elizabeth Spencer

Clothing Drive Sorter

Our parish will be conducting a clothing collection on a Saturday morning in the fall and in the spring (dates tbd). We need volunteers to receive, sort and box the items in preparation for delivery. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Kim

Contact Kim Houseman

Food Pantry Shelving & Organization

Volunteers are especially needed (only during the winter months) to sort, check expiration dates and shelve the food in the pantry. We can use your help for an hour a week in Nov/Dec. Day of the week and time of day are flexible.

Contact Kim Houseman

Giving Tree

Special collections in December for organizations that put our generosity to good use. Help needed with donation management, packaging and sorting. Sorting takes place one evening for 2 hours.

Contact Kim Houseman

Parish Health Program & Blood Drive Volunteers

This group will provide healthy awareness and opportunities to our parish at large including: blood pressure checks at pancake breakfasts, mini health fairs, speakers, news articles and helping with Red Cross blood drives. We have a relationship with a local health facility to help with resources. We need health professional volunteers (current or retired) to help brainstorm and facilitate.

Contact Kim Houseman

Senior Outreach

We want our seniors to know they are loved! Help reach out to seniors via mail, phone calls, errand running, delivering a meal or porch deliveries. Grocery shopping is also an option. Each situation is
adaptable to your gifts and time availability. To be put on a rotating call list, please contact Kim.

Contact Kim Houseman

Stuff Bulletins
Florence Parent (248) 689-8380 Ext. 100

Come and enjoy the fellowship while stuffing flyers in the Good News Bulletin!  Many hands make this load lighter. This ministry of service takes less than one hour to complete depending on the number of volunteers.  Your time commitment is based on your availability.  Until the Parish Office reopens on Saturdays, the bulletins are generally stuffed the 1st Friday of the month at 2 PM.  Your name will be on our list and you will receive a reminder email prior to the stuffing date.  Children under middle school age must be accompanied by an adult. 

Contact Florence Parent

Launder Altar Linens
Holly Michelcavage (248) 689-8380 Ext. 109

Wash and iron the linens used at Mass. Monthly rotating schedule.
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Contact Holly Michelcavage

Maintain Altar Server Albs
Holly Michelcavage (248) 689-8380 Ext. 109

Launder the server albs on an as needed basis.

Contact Holly Michelcavage

Tablecloth Maintenance
Brenda Kozlowski (248) 689-8380 Ext. 103

Seeking individuals to wash up to a dozen tablecloths a couple times a year. Many hands make light work.

Contact Brenda Kozlowski

Liturgical Ministries
Holly Michelcavage (248) 689-8380 Ext. 109

Liturgical ministries support the parish in a variety of ways. Training is provided for all ministries.

Contact Holly Michelcavage

Acolytes
Fr. Jim Houbeck (248) 689-8380 Ext. 153

Are needed to assist the priest or deacon either at the exposition of the Eucharist or at Benediction. Time commitment is approximately 30 minutes on a rotating basis. Training will be provided.

Contact Fr. Jim Houbeck

Altar Servers
Fr. Jim Houbeck (248) 689-8380 Ext. 153

4th graders and up, who have received their first communion, assist the priest at Mass.

Contact Fr. Jim Houbeck

Baptism Assistant
Holly Michelcavage (248) 689-8380 Ext. 109

Prepare the supplies and assist Father with baptisms on the 2nd and 4th weekends of the month, at 2:00 PM. Rotating schedule.

Contact Holly Michelcavage

Communion Minister
Holly Michelcavage (248) 689-8380 Ext. 109

Assist in the distribution of Communion at Mass. No fixed schedule. Serve at whatever Mass you are attending. Must be a registered, confirmed parishioner.

Contact Holly Michelcavage

Communion Minister Team Leaders (and substitute leaders)
Holly Michelcavage (248) 689-8380 Ext. 109

Prepare the vessels and supplies for communion. Rotating schedule at the Mass of your choosing.

Contact Holly Michelcavage

Lectors
Holly Michelcavage (248) 689-8380 Ext. 109

Proclaim the Scriptures at Mass. Must be registered, confirmed parishioner and have a mastery of public speaking.

Contact Holly Michelcavage

Sacristan
Holly Michelcavage (248) 689-8380 Ext. 109

Clean and prepare the sanctuary for weekend Mass. Monthly rotating schedule.

Contact Holly Michelcavage

Wedding Liturgy Assistant
Holly Michelcavage (248) 689-8380 Ext. 109

Meet with engaged couples to plan their wedding liturgy. Be present at the rehearsal and on the wedding day to ensure that everything runs smoothly.

Contact Holly Michelcavage

Weekday Mass Leader
Holly Michelcavage (248) 689-8380 Ext. 109

Mass is offered Monday through Friday at 8:15 am. People are needed to prepare for the Mass. Responsibilities include: preparing the vessels for Mass, proclaiming the reading and serving as a communion minister on a day of the week of your choosing. Substitutes are also needed.

Contact Holly Michelcavage

Library Aide
Library Coordinator

Library helpers are needed after the 8 AM and 10 AM Sunday Masses to assist parishioners and their families in the library. Commitment time is 20 minutes after the Mass of your choice. Training will be provided.

Contact Library Coordinator

Library Committee
Library Coordinator

Meets 4 times a year. Committee members are responsible for developing and implementing parish events to raise awareness and funds for the library.

Contact Library Coordinator

Library Helper
Library Coordinator

We welcome volunteers to help in processing new materials, maintain the appearance of the library and/or work on short term projects. Commitment is weekly on a Monday, Wednesday, or
Friday for 2 hours. Training will be provided.

Contact Library Coordinator