Liturgical Ministries

Adult Altar Server

Adults serve at the daily 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 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.

Schedules:
November 18 – December 23

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

 

Altar Server

Boys and Girls who have celebrated their First Eucharist and who assist at the altar during Mass and special services. Training provided.

Schedules:
St. John, Sunday: September
Blessed Sacrament: September – October, All SaintsNovember – December

Contact at St. John:
Melessa Durham
(810) 210-3446
Contact at Blessed Sacrament:
Gail Fielder
(810) 743-7841
girlfriend1940@yahoo.com

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: 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.

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.
Eucharistic Minister Guidelines
Duties of Captains of Eucharistic Ministers

Schedules:
Saturday, 4:30 p.m.: November 18 – December 23
Sunday, 7:30 a.m.: November 19 – December 24
Sunday, 10:00 a.m.: November 19 – December 24
Sunday, 12:00 p.m.: November 19 – December 24
Sunday, 5:00 p.m.: November 19 – December 24
Blessed Sacrament: September – October, All SaintsNovember – December
Weekdays

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

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: Leonard and Dawn Erina at (810) 287-4087

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.

Schedules:
St. John: September 2 – November 5
Blessed Sacrament: September – October, All SaintsNovember – December

Contact:
Lora Priebe
(810) 658-1968
lora.l.priebe@gmail.com

 

Readers

Proclaim the Word of God during Mass and various services, thereby fostering a greater love for the Scripture and deeper insight into their meaning.
Duties of Readers

Schedules:
Saturday, 4:30 p.m.: November 18 – December 23
Sunday, 7:30 a.m.: November 19 – December 24
Sunday, 10:00 a.m.: November 19 – December 24
Sunday, 12:00 p.m.: November 19 – December 24
Sunday, 5:00 p.m.: November 19 – December 24
Blessed Sacrament: September – October, All SaintsNovember – December
Weekdays

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

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.

Schedules:
St. John
Blessed Sacrament: September – October, All SaintsNovember – December

Contact:
Dennis Cornell
(810) 347-0405
hoofmand@gmail.com

 

Ushers (Funerals)

Ensure that individuals attending the funeral are seated comfortably, assist the elderly and the disabled person, 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 Kneiper (810) 653-6728