Pastoral Care & Service Ministries
St. Jude has a reputation of being a welcoming place. Let’s make sure we live up to that perception. Be the welcoming and smiling face of St Jude. Come a few minutes early to Mass and greet the Mass goers.
Want to bring Christ and the Church to people at home and in health-care facilities who are unable to come to Mass. We need you! We ask for a two-year commitment and provide you extensive training. Volunteers provide their own transportation. Frequency: Weekly. Time required: 1 – 3 hrs. per week.
Wedding Mentor Couples
Meet with couples preparing for marriage to administer and interpret the premarital survey. Frequency: as needed. Time Required: 3 – 5 hrs. per couple. Need: 2 openings.
Help the families and friends of the deceased feel the compassion and love extended to them by the members of the parish. Volunteers coordinate, provide and serve food after funerals. We appreciate help with calling volunteers, setting up, serving and clean up after luncheons Frequency: As needed Time Required: Varies
Prayer Shawl Ministry
This joy -filled crowd makes prayer shawls for people in need of support. If you knit, crochet or want to learn, join our group! Frequency: Meet 1st Thursdays of the month in parish office from 1-2:30 pm. Time required: 1-1/2 hrs. for meeting.
The rosary is a beautiful and powerful prayer. Over the years, this group has donated over 40,000 rosaries to St Jude, The Archdiocese, United Hospitals and at missions throughout the world. Consider joining this at home ministry that promotes prayer world-wide. We have a group pot-luck meeting every second Thursday of odd numbered months at the Ark 6-8PM Frequency: Flexible. Time required: Flexible commitment.
Sewing Ministry Volunteer
This ministry is for anyone who loves to sew. Sew for the needy: hats for the homeless, baby clothes for Women’s Life Care Center, and other prenatal programs. Frequency: flexible. Time Required: Flexible time commitment.