Group Directory


Ministries

Altar Servers
Anyone who is 10 years of age or older or who has reached the 4th grade is eligible to become an altar server. Each person is given a training video to view which will teach them about serving. Nine servers are needed each week. The number of times a...

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Coffee and Donuts
Members of the Coffee and Donuts Ministry perform a significant fellowship service to the parish of Saint Matthew.  Each Sunday, dedicated volunteers set up the Church Hall, brew coffee, make juice, pick up the donuts, bagels and muffins from Du...

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Consolation
At the time of a loved one's death, the surviving family has many decisions to make and plans to formulate. The Ministry of Consolation offers to assist the family at this difficult time with the offer to host a reception in the parish hall follo...

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Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Ministers of Bread and Cup are men and women of faith who serve the Eucharist to the assembly. Those with more extensive training minister at the altar and assist the priest. Some bring Communion to the sick and shut-ins. Their ministry is one of sha...

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Greeters and Ushers
Greeters are parishioners that are dedicated to attending the same Mass each weekend in order to give that welcome smile, a word of kindness and reassurance to people as they enter the church. The greeters make certain that everyone can find a seat a...

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Lectors
The great privilege of reading the Word of God to his people is the central function of this important ministry. It is a privilege because a Lector stands in the long tradition of the prophets as proclaimers of the Word; in the broadest sense, each C...

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Marriage Encounter
Worldwide Marriage Encounter offers a weekend experience designed to give married couples the opportunity to learn a technique of loving communication that they can use for the rest of their lives. It's a chance to look deeply into their relation...

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Music
Music is an integral part of the liturgy. The beauty of music contributes to the beauty of the liturgy. Without music and its ministers, the Mass loses some of the power of prayer, which is singing. For music is prayer, the soul's expression of f...

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The people involved with this ministry share the precious gift of companionship. This ministry gives time and love to people who may otherwise not receive it. This is a very rewarding ministry as well as a very necessary one. Please contact the&nb...

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The Sacristan assists the pastor in selection and arrangement of flowers on the altar. The Sacristan also takes care of special decorations for all seasons. Altar purificators, corporals, towels, etc. are cared for by volunteers from the Parish.

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