Saint Andrew Catholic Church and School

Ministries

Ministries

Did you know that the word liturgy means "public work"? The liturgy is the work of God made manifest in the world. It is also our work, as His people. Are you called to serve God's kingdom at the Mass? Check out the many opportunities below, then contact Director of Liturgy and Music Diane Pederson at 763-441-1483 x311 for more information or to sign up.

Are you a already liturgical minister?  Get current ministry schedules here.

Interested in one of the ministries below? Print and complete our Ministry Sign-Up Form, then email it to Diane Pederson or bring it to the Parish Office.

Liturgical Ministries

Eucharistic Ministers (Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion): This ministry involves distributing the Body and Blood of Christ during Mass, and is open to those who have celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation.  Training is required.

Lectors: This ministry involves proclaiming the Scriptures during Mass, greeting announcement before Mass, and the General Intercessions. This is open to those who have celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation. Training is required.

Altar Servers: This ministry is open to anyone from 4th – 9th grade. Adults are also welcome to join. It involves helping the sacristan with setting up the sanctuary before Mass and cleaning up afterwards, and assisting the priest during Mass. Training is required. To sign up, print and complete the appropriate form below, then email to Diane Pederson or bring it to the Parish Office.

Altar Server Permission Form (parish school only)

Altar Server Permission Form (all others)

Greeters: This ministry is open to families and individuals who are outgoing and enjoy welcoming parishioners and visitors to Mass.

Ushers: This ministry is open to adults and students who have received the Sacrament of Confirmation. It involves assisting people with seating, taking the collection, and distributing bulletins after Mass.

Fine Linens: This ministry involves laundering the linens used at Mass.

Plants/Flowers: This ministry involves watering and pruning the plants/flowers in the entry ways and church.

 

Music Ministries

Adult Choir: This ministry is open to college age students and older. Rehearsals are Thursdays.

Men’s Choir: This ministry is open to men who are college age and older. Rehearsals are Thursdays.

Women’s Choir: This ministry is open to women who are college age and older. Rehearsals are Thursdays.

Christmas Choir/Triduum Choir: This ministry is open to college age students and older who are interested in participating in a choir, but have limited availability. There are approximately 6-8 weeks of rehearsals.

Youth Choir: This ministry is open to students in grades 6-12. Rehearsals are Wednesdays. To sign up, print and complete the Youth Choir Permission Form, then email to Diane Pederson or bring it to the Parish Office.

Children’s Choir: This ministry is open to students in grades 2-5. Rehearsals are Wednesdays. To sign up, print and complete the Children's Choir Permission Form, then email to Diane Pederson or bring it to the Parish Office.

Funeral Choir: This ministry is open to college age students and older.  Rehearsals take place one hour before the funeral.

Summer Choir: This ministry is new in 2019! Adults, teens and children will join together to lead the music 1-2 times per month during the summer.

Small Groups: This ministry is open to teens and adults who are interested in singing at the “non-choir” Masses throughout the year.

Instrumentalists:  We enjoy having additional instruments accompany the choirs/small groups – flute, clarinet, guitar, violin, percussion, etc.

Sound Technicians: This ministry is open to adults. Music and computer background is preferred. These volunteers help balance the sound in the church – presider mic, choir, cantors, instruments.