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Appleton, WI

To find out more or sign up to help with anything on this page, get in touch with Nadine Duncan in the parish office (nduncan@stmaryparish.org or 920.739.5119).

Worship Planning

Art & Environment Committee
plan and decorate the church for liturgical seasons

Music Planning Committee
plan music for liturgical celebrations

 

Liturgical Ministers

Hospitality Minister
greet and seat guests at Mass, see to needs and emergencies during Mass, take up collection, hand out print materials at the end of Mass, etc.

Lector
proclaim the scripture readings, intercessions, announcements, etc.

Communion Minister
distribute the Body and Blood of Christ during Mass

Server
assist the priest during Masses on weekends, funerals and holy days

Gift Bearer/Altar Preparer
bring up the bread and wine, prepare altar during Mass

Sacristan
set out items needed for Mass, assist with checking in liturgical ministers, clean up items after Mass

Church Screen Minister
run the PowerPoint presentations during Mass (formerly run on Aquos Board)

Children’s Liturgy of the Word
Sunday 9:45am Mass
lead children out of Mass provide a simple Liturgy of the Word, return children to Mass one homily is concluded

 

Worship Music Ministry

Cantor
ages 16-adult
assist the congregation by leading the hymns, psalm response and Mass parts – ability to read music notation not necessary (training provided)

Contemporary Music Ensemble 
ages 14+
Assist in leading the congregation in singing at the 9:45am Sunday Mass using a blend of contemporary and sacred liturgical music. Performance on a rotating basis with rehearsals on Tuesday evening from 6:30-8pm. The Ensemble needs singers and other instrumental musicians (drummer, guitar, brass, woodwind and string players).