Liturgical Ministries

Adult Altar Server

Adults serve at the daily 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Masses, as well as special daily services, i.e. 50 and Over Mass, Senior Day, Holy Days, Holidays, and at Funerals/Memorial Services.


Contact:
Mary Jo Headrick
(810) 793-4630
jojolou1001@aol.com

Schedules: July 8 – August 19

 

 

Altar Server

Boys and girls, who have delebrated their First Eucharist and who assist at the altar during Mass and special services. Training provided.

Contact at St. John:
Tereasa Calleja
(586) 996-1012
callejatr@yahoo.com
Contact at Blessed Sacrament:
Gail Fielder
(810) 743-7841
girlfriend1940@yahoo.com
Schedules
Sunday August
Blessed Sacrament July – AugustSeptember – October

 

Altar Care Ministry

Parishioners — both women and men — who assist in maintaining and cleaning the sanctuary and other church areas. Contact: Peggy Sylvester (810) 658-9766 mag34@charter.net

Altar Society

This organization is voluntary and open to all women of the parish. Its purpose is to provide altar breads, wine, candles, vestments, linens, and other items used in liturgical celebrations, and to clean and care for the sacristies and sanctuaries. Members meet on the first Tuesday of the month. Their main fund-raising project is the Spring Raffle. Contact: Cathy Cleven (810) 210-3409 martinclevan3@gmail.com for St. John and Pat Ockerman (810) 953-0533 for Blessed Sacrament.

Art & Environment

Helps create a prayerful church environment with decorations, flowers, banners, etc., in order to enhance community worship in keeping with the various liturgical seasons and events. Contact: Louise Ambroziak at (248) 431-0001 for St. John or Stella Fielder (810) 742-2563 sgfielder39@yahoo.com for Blessed Sacrament

Choir

Celebration Choir (sings 10:00 a.m. Mass – Sunday)
Singing Angels Choir (grades 2 and beyond)
Resurrection Choir (funerals)
Faith Ringers (handbells)
Kristal Bells (age 5-9)
Schola Cantorum
Celebration Brass
Organ & Concert Committee
Instrumentalists, organists, cantors — all of whom share their gifts to enhance the liturgical celebrations and encourage participation by the congregation.
Summer Choir Camp

 

Contact:
Julie Richards
(810) 658-1135
jrichards@stjohndavison.org

 

Eucharistic Ministers

Lay ministers who assist at Mass by sharing the Eucharist, the Body and Blood of Christ, with Mass participants. Training provided and schedule posted in the vesting room and online. Contact: Neal & Pam Kiefer (810) 658-4005 readeremstjohndavison@frontier.com for St. John and Connie Forsythe (810) 743-8009 dafco816@comcast.net for Blessed Sacrament.
Eucharistic Minister Guidelines
Duties of Captains of Eucharistic Ministers

Contact at St. John:
Neal and Pam Kiefer
(810) 658-4005
readeremstjohndavison@frontier.com
Contact at Blessed Sacrament:
Connie Forsythe
(810) 743-8009
dafco816@comcast.net
Schedules
Saturday, 4:30 p.m. July 15 – August 19
Sunday, 7:00 a.m. July 16 – August 20
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. July 16 – August 20
Sunday, 12:00 p.m. July 16 – August 20
Sunday, 6:00 p.m. July 16 – August 20
Blessed Sacrament July – AugustSeptember – October
Weekdays

Gift Bearers

Actively involves parishioners in the Liturgy, by presenting the bread, wine and monetary offerings of the assembly. No training is required. Individuals may sign-up for special family dates. Contact: Louise Ambroziak at (248) 431-0001
Contact:
Louise Ambroziak
(248) 431-0001

 

 

 

Greeters

Greet parishioners and guests before weekend Masses and distribute worship aids used in services. Assigned on a rotating basis approximately every six weeks; required to be present half an hour before Mass. Contact: Lora Priebe (810) 658-1968 lora.l.phillips@gmail.com
Contact:
Lora Priebe
(810) 658-1968
lora.l.priebe@gmail.com
Schedules:
July 1 – September 3
Blessed Sacrament: July – AugustSeptember – October

Readers

Proclaim the Word of God during Mass and various services, thereby fostering a greater love for the Scriptures and deeper insight into their meaning. Contact: Pam & Neal Kiefer (810) 658-4005 reader-em-stjohndavison@charter.net for St. John and Gail Fielder (810) 743-7841 girlfriend1940@yahoo.com for Blessed Sacrament.
Duties of Readers

Contact at St. John:
Neal and Pam Kiefer
(810) 658-4005
readeremstjohndavison@frontier.net
Contact at Blessed Sacrament:
Gail Fielder
(810) 743-7841
girlfriend1940@yahoo.com
Schedules:
Saturday, 4:30 p.m. July 15 – August 19
Sunday, 7:00 a.m. July 16 – August 20
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. July 16 – August 20
Sunday, 12:00 p.m. July 16 – August 20
Sunday, 6:00 p.m. July 16 – August 20
Blessed Sacrament July – AugustSeptember – October
Weekdays

Ushers

Ensure that worshipers are seated comfortably, assist elderly and disabled persons, collect the weekly offering, direct Communion lines and otherwise assist at Masses and other services. Men, women, young adults and teens are welcome. Training available. Contact: Dennis Cornell (810) 347-0405 hoofmand@gmail.com
Contact:
Dennis Cornell
(810) 347-0405
hoofmand@gmail.com
Schedules:
St. John
Blessed Sacrament: July – AugustSeptember – October

Ushers (Funerals)

Ensure that individuals attending the funeral are seated comfortably, assist the elderly and the disabled persons, orientate the individuals who will be readers at the Mass, distribute worship aids for family and friends, and direct Communion lines. Training available. Contact: Mary Knieper (810) 653-6738