Teaching / Evangelizing

If you enjoy learning about our faith, teaching children or sharing your faith with others, consider joining one of our teaching ministries.

Catechists (Adults & Teens)
Religious Ed Office (248) 689-8380 Ext. 111

Many confirmed adults and confirmed teens are needed to share the love of God with our young people as catechists. Please consider sharing your gifts, talents, and faith as a catechist. Detailed lesson plans and all materials are provided. 2-3 hours a month (includes class prep) while classes are in session. Adults must complete a Protecting God’s Children Workshop to volunteer and teens must complete a Called to Serve Workshop to volunteer.

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (PreK; 3-5 year olds), Meeting weekly (Sep - Apr)

Wednesdays 5:00-6:30 PM

Religious Education (K-7th grade) Meeting in person monthly, Schedule for September through April:

Tuesday 4:30-6:00 PM
Tuesday 6:30-8:00 PM
Wednesday 5:00-6:30 PM

Confirmation Years 1 & 2, Meeting bi-weekly,
Schedule for September through April:

Sundays 11:15 AM—12:30 PM

Contact Religious Ed Office

Substitute Catechists (Adults)
Religious Ed Office (248) 689-8380 Ext. 111

Willing to be called on short notice should a regular catechist be unable to be present. Based on your availability. Adults must complete a Protecting God’s Children Workshop to volunteer and teens must complete a Called to Serve Workshop to volunteer.

Contact Religious Ed Office

Children’s Liturgy Leader

Ministers are needed to lead the children in unfolding the Scriptures at a level they can understand and learn from. Takes place weekly during the 10:00 AM Mass from October through May. Leaders are asked for a once or twice a month commitment, to be scheduled on a rotating basis. We are also in need of any high school or middle school students interested in assisting!

Contact Abby Avery

TAG (Teens and God) Middle School Ministry
Jenny Greuling (248) 689-8380 Ext. 108

TAG (Teens And God) is St. Anastasia’s middle school junior youth group for 6th-8th graders. We gather once a month to share our faith, be with friends, have fun and eat some food. Adult or High School teen help is always needed with: small group leading, setting up, serving food and clean up.
The commitment would be approximately 2-3 hours once a month for 8 sessions (Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, Mar. 15, April 19, and May 17).

Contact Jenny Greuling

Vacation Bible School

Adults and Teens are needed to make this June event a success! This is a week-long “camp” for K-5th graders. We need assistance in all areas including: Station leaders, crew leaders, set up, clean up, and more! More information will come out in late April / early May, but please sign up now if you are interested in helping and/or would like more information.

Contact Sarah Altman

Christian Family Movement/MFCC
Fr. Jim Houbeck (248) 689-8380 Ext. 153

A new ministry that helps couples and families pray together, grow as disciples and to become more involved in their parish! Small groups (offered in Spanish now, English in the future) gather to discuss materials, share, and pray together over the course of a few years, and these families then go and teach others.

Contact Fr. Jim Houbeck

Evangelization Committee
Brenda Kozlowski (248) 689-8380 Ext. 103

Meets on most first Tuesdays of each month (September – June). Jesus told the Disciples: “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.” The Church exists to evangelize. This Committee works on creative ways to Unleash the Gospel at St. Anastasia.

Contact Brenda Kozlowski

R.C.I.A. Sponsor
Lynn Duffy

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults - Journey with and mentor a candidate or catechumen as they learn about the Catholic faith and enter the Church at Easter. Attend Monday R.C.I.A. classes – once a week for 1 ½ hours from September through April.

Contact Lynn Duffy

Small Group Leaders in Adult Faith
Religious Ed Office (248) 689-8380 Ext. 106

Lead a small group in a variety of different faith formation studies that would help others grow in their faith. Time commitment is based on your availability.

Contact Religious Ed Office

Walking With Purpose Leader

This is a bible study for women meeting on Tuesday mornings OR Tuesday evenings from October through May. Walking with Purpose will help you enjoy a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ, nurtured through personal bible study and small group discussions created just for women. Small group leaders, set up and decorating are needed.

Contact Abby Avery

Young Adults
Brenda Kozlowski (248) 689-8380 Ext. 103

Are you between the ages of 18 & 35? Leadership opportunity available! Do you have a couple ideas for what young adults at St. Anastasia might be interested in? We are looking for a young adult (or a couple young adults) who would love to help develop a Young Adult group here at St. Anastasia.

Contact Brenda Kozlowski