Opportunities

Pastoral Care Opportunities

104 Funeral Hospitality - Weekdays

To provide funeral lunch hospitality; set-up, serve and clean up, or food donation. As needed.  Details...

108 A Community Caring for Life Committee

Individuals meet to discern ways that will significantly impact those families who are dealing with crisis pregnancies and related issues. Offer emotional, practical, spiritual and educational support. Opportunity to assist with bi-annual All Parish Baby Showers, Support and promote Diocesan Respect Life events, including Evening of Remembrance, Mass in Celebration of Adoption, Walk for Life, or Blanket Ministry.   Details...

110 Prayer Chain

Assist others through intercessory prayer at home as per intentions and requests received on the parish prayer chain.  Details...

114 Pastoral Care Commission

Responsible for the vision of Pastoral Care within the community of SJN. In order to support and proclaim the goodness and value of all God`s people, the parish community must acknowledge and promote ministry which is directed to, for, and with the sick, the dying, the poor, the disabled, the afflicted.  Details...

116B Parish Health Ministry Team

Responsible for increasing awareness in individuals of the relationship between faith, health and emotional healing. Provide coordination, education and support in the areas of family health, including educational events and First Aid Station at the All Parish Picnic. Provide AED/CPR training for the parish.   Details...

117 Communion Minister to the Homebound

To provide a ministry of Holy Communion and prayer to parishioners during times of illness, hospitalization or being home bound. Includes ministry to residents of local assisted living facilities. Rotating schedules for ministers.  Details...

109A Prayer Shawl Ministry

Volunteers create prayer shawls to be given to individuals and families needing comfort due to illness or grief/loss. Shawls are given out by the St. John Neumann Pastoral Care office. Minimal knitting/crocheting skills required; pattern is provided. Beginners and learners are welcome. Individuals may join in the monthly gatherings or knit at home.  Details...

104A Funeral Hospitality Phone Caller

Volunteer will make phone calls from a list to request food donations for upcoming funerals. Must be available on short notice. About two hours per funeral.  Details...

117A Pastoral Care - Lay Presider

To provide a ministry of Holy Communion and prayer to residents of local assisted living facilities. Training provided for Presiders at Assisted Living Facilities. Rotating schedule.  Details...

107A Growing Through Loss-A

Serve those dealing with various aspects of grief and loss. Participate in an 18 church coalition. Fall and Spring series, 4 weeks each.  Details...

107B Growing Through Loss-B

Serve those dealing with various aspects of grief and loss. Participate in an 18 church coalition. Fall and spring series, 4 weeks each.  Details...

104S Funeral Hospitality - Saturdays

Help with funerals.  Details...

118 S.A.L.T. Senior Adults Learning Together

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119 Depression Support Coalition

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120 Cancer Prayer Support Group

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121A Consolation Ministry - Singer

This program consists of musicians and singers who provide spiritual solace and comfort through music and song to persons seriously ill or in hospice.  Details...

121B Consolation Ministry - Instrumentalist

This program consists of musicians and singers who provide spiritual solace and comfort through music and song to persons seriously ill or in hospice.  Details...

121C Consolation Ministry - Coordinator

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