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Liturgical Ministries

Liturgical Ministries

Ushers:  Open to high school age and older.  Ushers greet, welcome, and seat people; take up the collection; distribute bulletins and handouts; and create a welcoming environment at our worship services. Contact: Dan Murphy, 417-887-2815, [email protected]

Greeters: Open to individuals and families to welcome and greet people at the doors as they come to Mass.
Contact: Sharon Giboney, 417-880-1002

ReadersFor those who are comfortable proclaiming God’s Word before a large group.  Preparation prior to Sunday liturgy is necessary.  Contact: Barbara Bumberry, 417-883-7733

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion:  Open to those who have been confirmed.  Ministers are commissioned by the Bishop for three years. Contact: Mark & Renae Bernskoetter, 417-861-3520

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion to the Homebound:  Anyone who wishes to take Holy Communion to a homebound parishioner. Contact: Sr. Bernadette, 417-576-1313

Altar Servers:  Open to 4th grade and older.  Servers assist the presider at Mass. Contact: Dan Harter, 417-732-2916

Children’s Liturgy of the Word:  Lead kindergarten-2nd grade children in discussions about the Sunday readings during 9:00 am or 11:15 am Mass. Training provided. Contact: Denise Dumars, 417-887-6472, ext. 610

Liturgical Coordinator:  Position requires person to be a commissioned Eucharistic Minister and to   arrive at least 30 minutes prior to Mass time.  Duties include oversight of all ministry positions for Mass:  placement of vessels, bread, wine, linens, books, etc., and cleansing and storing of same after Mass. Contact: Parish Office, 417-887-6472