Building and Grounds Committee:
To plan and get involved with major capital and maintenance projects. Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all St. Bernadette properties.
Building and Grounds (Special Skills):
What special skills do you have to offer our parish? Carpentry, electrical, plumbing, landscaping, roofing, sheet metal, welding, etc...
Bulletin - Stuffing Inserts:
Volunteers who help put together the bulletins and stuff inserts.
Volunteers assist in cleaning the church for 1.5 to 2 hours on a monthly basis during weekday mornings, afternoons, and Thursday evenings. Keep our church beautiful!
|Clean Up Day - Parish Grounds:
Spring and Fall clean up day for parish buildings and grounds. Planting, weeding, painting, and repairing buildings.
|Golf Outing Fundraiser:
Help in preparing and/or implementing details for the annual Golf Outing Fundraiser. The different opportunities to help are:
|Human Concerns Committee:
This committee's purpose is to assist the parish in responding to Jesus' command to love our neighbor by addressing social justice issues and the needs of all people. Committee members will identify and provide opportunities for parishioners to assist those in need with gifts of time, talent, and treasures.
This committee meets once each month from September to May to discuss possible activities for the parish and the community.
Here is just a few of the many projects/activities of the Human Concerns Committee:
-St. Joe's Food Pantry Collections
-Phone Card Purchases for Soldiers
-Mother/Unborn Baby Care Rose Sale
-Emergency Shelter Necessities Drive
For more information please contact the Co-Chairs:
Catholic Resources Library :
Assist with counting weekly collections.
Answer phones when secretary is on vacation. Filing, stuffing bulletins, copying, and printing.
|ParishFest - Annual Picnic:
Help in preparing and/or implementing details for the annual parish picnic. All ages needed. Annual fundraiser to help the parish meet its budget needs.
Positions are needed for:
-Set Up Crew
-Take Down Crew
-Child Care for Worker's Children
|Parish Fundraising Committee:
Committee plans and coordinates annual events and fundraisers for the parish. Recruit parishioners to chair and help at events and fundraisers.
|Parish Council: |
The parish pastoral council sets the direction of parish life through listening and responding to the Spirit of God, organizing lay participation and cooperation, facilitating shared practical wisdom, and doing parish planning. The pastor with the assistance of the parish pastoral council determines the vision/mission of the parish.
The current parish council members are:
- Anna Benz
- Jean Herres
- Ed Kleckner
- Mary Lietz
- Amy Lorentz
- Dan Lynch
- Julie McMillan
- Lee Reynebeau
- Tom Schmit
- Kedrick Stumbris
- Katie Thiel
- Jim Thomes
- Jeff Venable
- Ken Washburn
- Louis Wendt
- Rev. Donald Zuleger
A Parish Trustee is an active, responsible parish member who is called to serve the parish as advisor, overseer and counselor.
The current parish trustees are:
|Prayer Shawl Ministry:
This group comes together and knits shawls and pray for people in need, such as the ill, new mothers and people dealing with traumatic events. Meetings are every other Thursday at 12:30 pm.
|Renew Group - Prayer Chain:
You can call the parish office and submit anything that you would like to be prayed for. The parish office then contacts someone who begins spreading the word to others so that many people can pray for this subject.
|Scrip Program (Parish):
Several people needed to coordinate parish scrip program. Recruit and schedule volunteers to sell scrip after every Mass, maintain inventory of scrip certificates and scrip financial reporting.
Promotes opportunities for all members to share gifts of time, talent and treasure for the good of the entire parish. Sponsors the annual stewardship fair.
A unique group that creates handmade cards to mail to parishioners for any need or occasion. Meetings are the last Wednesday of each month in the Resource Room.
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