Parish Council Advisory Board
The Parish Council Advisory Board is committed to helping the pastor serve the spiritual, social, operational, and educational needs of the parish. The council is also concerned with providing adequate service opportunities for the parish and improving internal and external communications. The council members serve three-year terms on a rotational basis. Council meetings are on the third Thursday of alternate months,September through May at 7:00 p.m. For more information, contact Barb Nakanishi, Council President.
The Finance committee oversees the financial aspects of the parish,sets budgets, keeps track of parish income, and assists the pastor in all major financial decisions.
Finance Committee Members
Building and Grounds Committee
The Building and Grounds Committee assists in planning and implementing the maintenance program for the parish, coordinates building and repair projects in conjunction with the pastor, and oversees routine grounds maintenance.
A fellowship of Catholic teens and young adults who join in social, spiritual, and service activities and meet to share thoughts and ideas, support the parish community, and have fun. Contact Matt & Christine Shaw.
Help in planning and running parish retreats. Contact Cathy Kerns.
Adult Education Class
When scheduled, are held on Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m. in the Church Hall. No classes during Advent/Christmas. No classes in the summer. Contact Don Robers.
Sunday at 9:05 a.m. Contact Joe Maroon.
First Friday. "Could you not watch one hour with me?" (Mathew 26:40). Contact Pam Olson.
Contact Laura Clark.
Associates of St. Francis
Contact Cathy Kerns.
Includes staffing a booth at the Hocking County Fair. Contact the church office.
Preparation for Catholic marriage. Contact Don Robers.
Natural Family Planning
Contact Nicole and James Hahn.
St. Vincent de Paul Society
The St. Vincent de Paul Society is dedicated to helping those who find themselves in need. Contact Jennifer Brown or Gretchen Tomson.
Contact Marie Auflick for food donations or funeral dinners.
Parish Liturgy Committee
Oversees celebrations in accord with the Roman liturgy. Contact Carol Shelton.
Altar Servers (Grade 3 and Higher)
Assist the priest at daily and Sunday liturgies. Training sessions are held for new servers and to offer are fresher for those already serving. Contact Kevin Kerns.
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Parishioners assist in the distribution of the Eucharist during the liturgies, and on a regularly scheduled basis, bring Holy Communion to the sick. Contact Carol Shelton.
Proclaim the word of God at liturgies. Contact Matt Shaw.
Assist in welcoming and seating parishioners for liturgies on Sundays, Holy Days, and funerals. Welcoming,seating, and the collecting of the offerings are part of this ministry. Contact Mark Weiland.
Includes the adult choir, the contemporary ensemble, cantors, organists and other musicians. Contact Elizabeth Miller. For music for funerals, contact Matt Schetter.