EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS Assist clergy in distributing Communion during Mass and taking the Eucharist to the homebound. Training is required before serving in this role.
LECTORS Serve our faith community as lay ministers by proclaiming the Word of God through scripture readings at Mass. Our goal is to help make God’s word come alive and inspire contemplative reflection within the assembly. We strive to enhance the proclamation of God’s word through preparation, study, and understanding of scripture. Teens Welcome. Training is required.
MARTHA’S HELPERS Our group of volunteers organizes funeral receptions for families who have lost a loved one. This offers a place for families and friends to gather for fellowship to share, reminisce and remember the life of their loved one and their happy times together.
The Wedding Ministry assists the Wedding Coordinator with wedding ceremonies held at Mary Our Queen, ensuring the day is unique and special.
The Decorative Arts Committee creates a sacred space to reflect the liturgical seasons throughout the year. If you are creative, have a flare for decorating and love of flowers and nurturing plants please consider sharing your talents.
Baptism in the Family of God is designed to provide parents with an incredible encounter with Jesus and with the Church. Parents will learn what it means to be children of God and that in the Church, they will always have a place where they belong.
Boys and Girls who have received their First Eucharist assist the priest at regular Masses and other liturgies. Serving on the altar and assisting the priest provides an opportunity for them to appreciate their faith in a special and satisfying way. Parental support is required.
Our volunteers assist in seating parishioners, collecting the offertory, and directing the Communion process. We also greet, welcome, and assist the faithful as they gather for worship. Teens Welcome.
The Altar Care Ministry consists of parishioner volunteers who rotate the weekly collecting, washing and ironing of our sacred linens used during our masses. In addition, other volunteers do weekly light housekeeping on our altar.