We offer a variety of opportunities for sharing your time and talent with our parish community. Listed below is a brief outline of our current ministries. If you would like a more detailed description, please click on the ministry that interests you.
Adult Faith Formation - programs for adults to grow in appreciation of their faith
Communications Committee - responsible for a comprehensive, multi-faceted communication program to provide information about the parish, its ministries and activities
Cursillo - a retreat experience of living in Christian community
Faith Formation - classes for children in grades 1 through 8 (formerly Religious Education)
RCIA - Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults. A rite facilitating bringing non-Catholics into the faith and for baptized Catholics seeking additional sacraments.
Sharing the Sunday Readings - discussion of upcoming Sunday scripture readings - virtually via Zoom, Tuesdays 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Youth Ministry - faith, food and fun are offered to 8th through 12th graders on the first and third Sunday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. in the parish hall
Altar Servers - all youth 3rd grade or older
Art and Environment - church decoration
Church Cleaning - weekly cleaning of church
Eucharistic Companions - Eucharistic adoration, first Friday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Eucharistic Ministers and Ministry to the Homebound - at mass and at home
Greeters - welcome parishioners and guests at each mass
Lectors - proclaim the Word of God at masses and other religious ceremonies
Liturgy of the Word for Children - school age children celebrate the Word during the 11:15 mass
Music Ministry - cantors, instrumentalists, adult choir and children's choir
Sacristans - persons in charge of the sacristy and ceremonial and liturgical items
Ushers - assist with seating, gift giving and collections
BINGO - done on special days - in the fall, early in the new year and spring, parish hall
Faith Outreach - promotes Christian life and Christian community using social media, printed resources, and association with local churches
Hospitality Team - develop fundraising events, prepare food and refreshments for weekly coffee hour and various parish events and gatherings
Knights of Columbus - provide assistance to the parish and the community through works of charity, fundraising events and social activities
Parish Activities Team - fundraising and social activities
Prayer Shawl Ministry -creates prayer shawls to be given to elderly, sick, homebound, veterans and circle friends
Stitchers and Crafters - fundraising through sale of handcrafted items, Mondays 10 a.m., parish hall
The Tea Party Ladies for Mary - a group of women whose purpose is devotion to Mary and offering opportunities for other women to grow in this devotion too
Welcome Committee - welcome newly registered parishioners and assist in assimilating them into parish life.
Adopt-A-Highway - caring for assigned section of Route 739
Buildings and Grounds - long-range planning for maintenance and improvements as well as hands-on maintenance projects
Faithful Stewards - develops strategies for sharing the joy they have experienced in sharing their time, talent and treasure and encouraging others to do the same
Funeral Service Volunteers - preparation and assistance with funeral liturgy services as well as repast support
Grief Support Group - six-week series on Mondays at various times during the year. The next series will begin in October 2021.
Living Your Strengths - learning and understanding the top five gifts God has given to each individual
Loaves and Fishes Gift Card Program - ongoing fund raiser which helps St Vincent de Paul Parish financially throughout the year
Offering Counters - count weekly collection
Parish Sharing Fund - assists parishioners and others in the community who are in need
Prison Ministry - outreach to the Pike County Correctional Facility
Reaching Out - parishioners supporting others with meals, phone contact, transportation, etc.