Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMC)

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMC) are lay faithful who are answering the call to help distribute communion at Masses.

Contact Terry Street
Phone
Email terryst0703@gmail.com

Ushers

Welcome people to worship, seat the parishioners, receive the monetary offerings during collections at Mass, direct Communion to those physically challenged and unable to come forward to receive Eucharist, organize the Communion lines, and distribute bulletins.

Contact Kevin Carter
Phone
Email carterkl7@hotmail.com

Music Ministry

Singers and instrumentalists are always needed to support our congregation in praise and worship through song as well as in outreach and evangelization. Various musical groups serve our parish at Mass, funerals, weddings, and other liturgies!

Contact Regina McCurdy
Phone 410-861-5556
Email rmccurdy816@yahoo.com

Marriage Preparation – Pre Cana

The parish supports engaged couples by providing marriage preparation courses assisting them in building a loving, lasting marriage. The parish offers a choice of programs to prepare couples for marriage. Each is organized by trained and certified married couples and clergy staff to help the couples grow in the understanding of marriage as a sacrament of God’s covenant love.

Contact Rosalie Seeley
Phone 410-848-2884
Email rosalie.seeley@verizon.net

Lectors

Proclaim the Word of God at all Masses—weekends, weekdays and Holydays.  Training is required.

Contact Rob Nestorick
Phone 410-363-4812
Email rnestorick@verizon.net

Infant Baptism Ministry

Disciples in this ministry set up for baptisms, assist the deacons and priests and help with baptism prep classes. The sacrament of baptism is administered at 10:30 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month for Spanish-speaking families, and on the second and fourth Saturdays for English-speaking families.

Contact Marie Bleclic
Phone
Email embleclic@gmail.com

Altar Servers

A ministry for boys and girls, in 4th grade or higher, to serve the Lord by assisting at Masses. Training is required.  We also have an advanced program to allow boys grades nine and higher, to explore vocations, while serving in an Altar Server leadership role.

Contact Deacon Mark Ripper
Phone
Email mripper@sjwest.org

Art and Environment Committee

The Art & Environment Committee, lovingly called the “Flower Brigade”, decorates the church and sanctuary in preparation for the various liturgical seasons. Activities include ordering flowers, making arrangements for the sanctuary and maintaining plants throughout the church. There are many components to this amazing ministry. Just contact Linda if you would like to get involved!

Contact Linda Stallcup
Phone 410-386-0730
Email lstallcup@sjwest.org