Assist with baked goods such as desserts, muffins, egg bakes, etc., on an as needed basis.
Prepare and make bierocks for the crafts and food fair. This annual event takes place in September prior to the Annual October Craft and Food Fair.
Volunteer to assist Red Cross during the Parish Blood Drive.
|Contact||Knights of Columbus
The Church Cleaning Crew ensures that our church, gathering area, small chapel, and cry room is cleaned and tidied on a weekly basis to enhance the beauty of our place of worship and to provide an inviting and welcoming environment. Every Saturday a group of volunteers are needed to vacuum, dust, mop, wash windows, clear trash and straighten missalettes in pews.
Serve coffee and donuts after 7:30AM and 9:00AM Masses on Sunday.
The mission of the Compassion Ministry is to extend pastoral care and concern to our neighbor as depicted in the story of the Good Samaritan. The needs may be short or long term and is a time limited relationship which exists for a specific purpose.
You can join the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Compassion Ministry in reaching out and assisting parish members and the community in the following ways:
Bereavement - provides support to those parishioners who have experienced the loss of a loved one. A GriefShare Program is hosted on the 3rd Tuesday of every month.
Tobias - attend the Vigil and/or Funeral Masses to pray for the deceased and to comfort those who are in mourning.
Homebound - visit the residents in care homes, as well as shut-ins.
Hospital Visits - visit patients M-F at Wesley Medical Center, St. Francis, and St. Joseph hospitals.
Meals - provide meals in case of illness, deaths, and for those families dealing with unusual circumstances.
Ministry to the Incarcerated - visit the jail on a monthly basis for Bible studies and to assist the priest with Mass for the incarcerated.
New Mothers - a minister—who is an experienced mother—provides a meal and new baby blanket, provided by the SEAS sewing group, to a new mother.
Contact Candi Spacil in the Parish Office for more info.
Groups of 8 adults, single or couples are formed to meet throughout the year for dinner--taking turns hosting--in an effort to form new friendships within our parish family.
Annual Parish Fundraiser to provide the support the care and maintenance of the Church altar needs. This annual fundraiser takes place the first weekend in October.
Funeral dinners - sponsored by the Ladies Club - provide an excellent opportunity to express sympathy, sorrow and concern to the family of the deceased. In providing this service, we eliminate the burden this would place on the family. We allow them to better deal with their grief by having the support of friends around them, without worries involved in preparing a large meal. Volunteers are needed to provide food and to help serve.
An organization to unite all the women of the parish in sisterhood by practicing the spiritual and corporal works of mercy for the needs of the parish in Christian Fellowship.
Provide prayer and support for married persons of our parish.
The Knights of Columbus is an international organization of Catholic men who promote the Catholic faith, support the clergy, promote charitable work among the faithful, and provide social fellowship among the members. The organization meets on a regular basis and is open to any Catholic man 18 years or older.
A ministry for all moms. Join other moms monthly for prayer, fellowship, and mom-to-mom support. Please check the bulletin for meeting details.
The mission of the Over 55 Luncheons is to respond to the specific needs of this particular group. We come together with a meal for the purpose of providing community, faith, love, and support. This group generally meets on the second Saturday of each month--September through May--for fellowship, lunch, and entertainment. In an effort to show our sincere appreciation for the many years of service this group has provided our parish, volunteers are needed for phone calling, setup, food preparation, food service, clean up and entertainment.
Organizes social functions to unify and nurture the bond of our parish family.
Community building and fundraising event to benefit Catholic education.
The Saint Maximilian Mary Kolbe Parish Library (Kolbe Library) has a two-fold mission: 1.) to spread the gospel message as did St. Maximilian Kolbe through making orthodox Catholic books and audio-visual material available without cost to parishioners all ages; 2.) to act on the saint’s warning in world War II that a society which does not recognize and uphold truth will fall apart from within. We hope to promote appreciation of truth, beauty, excellence and timelessness in art, film, music and the printed word.
Use your needlework skills to benefit those in need while enjoying the company of fellow crafters.
|Contact||Regina Kline (AM group)
June Huie (PM group)
Members will fulfill one of the corporal works of mercy, "bury the dead" by attending the Vigil and/or Funeral Mass to pray for the deceased and to comfort those who are in mourning.
A fun filled night where teams of adult parishioners test their trivia knowledge.
Gale and Amy Deters
Spend one-on-one time visiting with a nursing home resident or homebound parishioner.
Provide prayer and support for priests, seminarians, religious, and missionaries of our parish.
The mission of the SEAS Welcoming Committee is to embrace new parish members with the love of Jesus Christ, bringing them into the warmth of Eucharistic prayer by: providing information, encouraging involvement, serving as ongoing bonds of connection to our parish family. A welcoming event is hosted quarterly at the rectory for all newly registered parishioners.
|Contact||Daniel & Vicki Schrant