JOYFUL LITURGY

We invite all to actively participate in the beautiful liturgies offered at St. Joseph Parish!  Our parishioners’ active participation in the liturgy adds a powerful component to the personal encounter with Jesus that we experience in the Sacraments. Read below on how you can help us provide a joyful liturgy.
 
“The liturgy is the summit toward which the activity of the Church is directed; at the same time it is the fount [source] from which all the Church’s power flows.”     
– Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, 10 –
 
 
 
 
Mass Coordinators oversee the various ministries and activities that take place during each Mass.
 
If interested, contact Chris Mulry.
 
 
 
 
Welcome and Hospitality provides a friendly, welcome to new parishioners at St. Joseph. 
 
If you are interested in serving in this ministry, please contact the parish office.
 
 
Greeters and Ushers assist in welcoming people as they come to Mass, distribute bulletins, direct people to come forward to receive communion, and take up the collections.
 
If you are interested, please contact Cynthia Reno.
 
The Audio Visual Ministry is responsible for the coordination and use of the Church’s audio, visual and lighting technology during our weekend Masses and other special liturgical celebrations. 
 
To inquire about being part of the A/V team, please contact Katie Jenkins.
 
 
 
Lectors give voice to the word of God in our liturgies. Those with a love of scripture and the ability to proclaim it publicly are invited to train for this ministry.  Must be fully initiated and 16 years of age or older.
 
To inquire about being a lector, contact Kevin McKernan.
 
 
 
Music is an essential part of offering the finest praise we can to our God.
 
For more information of the many opportunities, please visit our Music page and contact Katie Jenkins.
 
 
 
The Priest is the Ordinary Minister of the Eucharist. Extraordinary Ministers assist in the distribution of Holy Communion during Mass.  EMs Must be fully initiated and 16 years of age or older.
 
For more information, contact Julie Ayers  or Jon Yuan.
 
 
 
Environment decorates our worship space for the various seasons of the liturgical year.
 
If interested in sharing your gifts and talents in this ministry, please contact Alexis McKay.
 
 
Altar servers help lead the assembly while assisting the Presider and other ministers during liturgy. Any member of the faithful who has received First Eucharist and is in 4th grade or older may train for this ministry.
 
If interested in becoming a server, contact Sue Molchan.
 
 
 
Our Cultural Diversity Committee works with the Pastor and Worship Committee to celebrate and represent the cultural diversity of our parish community in liturgical celebrations. 
All are welcome to join!
 
For more information, please contact Katie Jenkins.
 
 
 
The Worship Council convenes all the ministry heads of our liturgical ministries (EM’s, music, lectors, environment, etc.) to discuss and plan our services and Masses during the liturgical seasons.
 
For more information, please contact Robin Sexton.