ministry pays attention to parish hospitality and refreshments for
all parish-sponsored gatherings. The committee meets as needed (usually every other month) for planning and review. Parish events provide opportunities to gather as community and enjoy one
another. The aim is not to raise money but to enjoy and gather together.
The following events are organized by volunteer teams of 6-8 people
(a different team for each event). Teams meet as needed to plan and organize the event and then attend the event itself. For more information on any
of these please contact Caroline Seidel. Please check "New
and Noteworthy" for information and sign-ups for upcoming
parish social events.
Teams of 4-6 who act as host/hostess to funeral luncheons. The lunch
is catered by an outside food service, but the team sets up the
beverages, calls parish members who have volunteered to donate desserts,
and provides the overall hospitality to the family and friends of
the deceased. Time commitment of 4-5 hours for each funeral you
A committee of 3-4 who oversee the kitchen, making sure supplies
are ordered when needed, cleanliness and orderliness in the kitchen
and storage areas are maintained. Three hours a month.
Refreshments for Special Events
A committee that hosts on a rotating basis the refreshment set-up
and serving at special parish events such as Confirmation, large
parish gatherings, special liturgies. About 3-4 hours per event.
Golf Outing: Help plan and organize yearly summer
event of golf at a local course. Meetings as needed through the
Fall Event: Help organize, publicize and facilitate
an event such as Oktoberfest/Wine tasting/Road Rally. Event changes
depending on the year.
Potluck / Game Night: Usually in November or January
on a Friday or Saturday night. Help organize an enjoyable evening
Parish Picnic Committee: Meet throughout the year
as needed to plan the parish picnic, held on the last Sunday in
June every fifth year anniversary. Recruit volunteers to serve on various subcommittees such
as food, entertainment, children’s games, set up, clean up,