Liturgical Ministry Opportunities*

*The Liturgical Ministry Schedule will be available when Masses resume.

Altar Server

Any boy or girl in 4th grade and above is invited to become an altar server. Server training is done during classes in the school and in Faith Formation. Servers commit to serving at scheduled masses, or finding a replacement.


Coordinator:  Paula Powers    715.232.9207


Eucharistic Ministers

Ministers of Communion assist at Mass by giving the Body and Blood of Christ to communicants during parish liturgies. Those called to this ministry must be confirmed, practicing Catholics, with reverence for the Eucharist, a sense of responsibility, and a sincere desire to serve their fellow parishioners.


Coordinator:  Pat Litzkow     715.308.2075



Readers serve the Faith community by proclaiming the readings and prayers of the faithful during Mass.  Any baptized member who has made their First Holy Communion and is in at least High School is invited to be part of this ministry.   Training is provided.


Coordinator:   Chris Bendel    715.232.8549



The greeter's goal is to make every person who comes through the church doors feel like a part of our parish family, by welcoming and supporting them. A friendly smile is all that is required!


Coordinator:  Nicki Welsch    715.233.9828



Ushers provide personal service and courtesies to parishioners before, during, and after Mass. This includes welcoming, seating, helping to make people with special needs comfortable, and offering any assistance needed by parishioners.

Ushers also answer questions, seat late arrivals, point out restrooms, and help with emergencies. As the custodians of the church, Ushers straighten, organize, and secure the church ensuring that everything is in order upon leaving the facility. Men, women, and youth of the parish are invited to join this ministry.


Coordinator:  Jay Jordan       715.235.2880


Music & Choral Group Opportunities

Accompanist - Accompany the cantor and play music to enhance the Mass and other services. It is necessary for accompanists to be proficient keyboard players. An informal audition is required.


Cantor - Lead the congregation in song during Mass and other services. Though cantors are not soloists, a pleasant voice, good presence and good ear for learning music is necessary. An informal audition is required.


Instrumentalist - Enhance Mass and other services with instrumental music. An informal audition is required.

Traditional Choir - Sings at the 8:30 AM Mass during the school year and rehearses on Wednesdays from

7:00-8:30 PM in the parish center conference room.


Folk Choir - Sings twice a month at the 10:15 AM Mass during the school year and rehearses twice a month on

Wednesdays from 5:30-7:00 PM in the parish center conference room.

Youth Choir - Sings once a month at the 10:15 AM Mass during the school year and rehearses once a month in

church after the 10:15 AM Mass. Open to students in 7th-12th grade.

Children's Choir - Sings once a month at the 10:15 AM Mass during the school year and rehearses once a month in church after the

10:15 AM Mass. Open to students in 1st-6th grade.


Handbell Choir - Plays at Masses throughout the year. Rehearses on Saturdays or Sundays. Substitute ringers also needed! 


Resurrection Choir - Enhances funeral liturgies with song. Practices are 45 minutes prior to Mass.


Coordinator:  Beth Wacek    715.232-4920

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