A CALL TO SERVE THE RISEN LORD IN OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL PARISH
Ministry Teams (note there may be some overlap)
– Lectors & Commentators: To read the word of the Lord at Mass on a roster. Commentators will welcome parishioners and make announcements.
– Musicians & Singers: To uplift our Masses
– Ministers of Communion
– Altar Servers: Open to boys and girls who have celebrated First Communion
– Baptism Preparation: welcome and instruct families wanting to baptize their children
– Catechetic: a program for children who attend Government schools who would like to celebrate their Sacraments
– Children’s Liturgy
Prayer, Service and Formation Teams
– RCIA Team: Are involved in Initiating Adults into the Catholic faith
– Legion of Mary: Meet every Tuesday to pray together and to reach out to parishioners
– Knights of the Southern Cross: An organization of catholic men who support the educational, charitable, religious and social welfare needs of the parish
– EMMAUS Charismatic Prayer Group: meeting held every Thursday morning in the Chapel
–Small Christian Communities
– Creative Tech: operate laptops, audio, cameras, graphics and lights at events
– Office Support: help with administrative tasks in the office
– Counting monies support: count money and get it ready for banking
– Mass Hosts: set up and pack up weekend Masses on roster
– Pastoral Visitors: visit with the homebound and hospitalized. Take Communion to those at home and/or the Nursing Homes
– Pastoral Assistance: assist people who have no transport but need to get to Mass or Shops or Medical Appointments
– Bingo Helper: running the parish bingo at the Sunbury Football Club every Thursday night
– Parish Posties: deliver our Neighbourhood Newsletter to all our Catholic families three times per year
–Church Linen: Wash and iron linen
–Welcoming Team: hand out the newsletter at each Mass and welcome each parishioner
SOCIAL JUSTICE: We have a small team who promote issues of Social Justice in our parish. We would love to hear from you if you have a passion for Social Justice.
YOUTH GROUP: Our youth group has many activities that they coordinate each year for the parish and they sup- port our other groups financially from any fundraising they do. New members are always welcome.
OVERSEAS HUMANITARIAN PROJECT: This project has a small committee who coordinate the promotion of the needs of the orphans in Jakarta that our parish has been supporting since …..
PARISH HISTORICAL GROUP: Our small team preserve our parish’s rich history. If you have a love for History, please join in.
EVERGREENS: Our Seniors are always looking for people to join them as they arrange gatherings and outings.