These young people assist the priest during the celebration of the Mass and other liturgies. The altar servers' important role requires him or her to be at least in the third grade and have made their Firt Communion, and have completed the Safe Environment for youth volunteers. The training sessions are scheduled throughout the year to teach the youth more about the Mass and their faith.
CHILDREN'S LITURGY OF THE WORD
Designed for children of elementary school ages 4 thru 8. Our goal is to create an easy and fun way for the kids to better understand the Gospel. Children love learning about God's Word in a simple and childlike way. This "Liturgy of the Word" uses sensitive adaptations of Liturgical celebrations. Reader: proclaims the Gospel, leads reflection on scriptures; leads the Profession of Faith, introduces the Prayer of the Faithful. Assistant supports the Presider, surpervising the children and helping those who need extra guidance. All materials provided, No preparation needed.
Rosie Swanson: 214-529-5195 or email@example.com
Ministers of Holy Communion are an indispensable part of our Eucharistic celebrations. They assist the priest in the distribution of Holy Communion at Mass. Training sessions required and individual must have completed the Safe Environment Training.
Lectors devote time in preparation for understanding the Word of God so they can proclaim the Sacred Scriptures at Sunday and daily Mass, and other liturgical services. Training sessions required and individual must have completed the Safe Environment Training.
MUSIC MINISTRY, LIFE TEEN
This group of "contemporary" vocalists and instrumentalists practice on Sunday afternoon. The Life Teen music is an essential component of the Sunday evening youth Mass.
Travis Scott: 940-391-0221 or mailto:Travis.firstname.lastname@example.org
The Music Ministry members share their special vocal and instrumental talents at Mass and at special sacramental celebrations that take place during the year. Choir practice is on Thursday at 7PM in the St. Mark main Worship Space.
For more information regarding service opportunities at our Spanish Mass, or through any of our parish ministries.
Tomasa Garcia: 940-395-7219 or
An extremely important role, ushers greet parishioners and visitors in a friendly and welcoming manner. They assist people in finding available seating at Mass, direct them as they process to the Eucharist, and take up the offerings.
Joe Davis: 972-880-7137, or email@example.com
Every week an individual or family will be scheduled to receive the Vocation Cross, a symbol of our intent to support vocations. The Vocation Cross individual or family is asked to pray for vocations at least once daily, then return the Vocation Cross to Mass the following weekend.
Joy Medley: 562-671-9035, or