Ministry Volunteer Form Name* First Last Email* Phone*Ministry AreaAdult FormationConnect Youth MinistriesFeed My Starving ChildrenK-6 Faith FormationSchoolMinister At MassSacrament Preparation SessionsParish CouncilStewardship CouncilHunger MinistriesShelter MinistriesCulture of Life MinistriesCommunity Life and Service MinistriesMusic MinistriesBuildings and GroundsOffice and FinanceCommunicationsSee specific ministries below.Adult FormationServe on RCIA TeamInterestRenewal of CommitmentSponsor a candidate on their RCIA journeyInterestRenewal of CommitmentBible Study Facilitator or Small Group FacilitatorInterestRenewal of CommitmentHospitality Team for Alpha and Catholicism 201 programsInterestRenewal of CommitmentConnect Youth MinistriesSmall Group FacilitatorInterestRenewal of CommitmentAdult Chaperone or MonitorInterestRenewal of CommitmentServe on the Parents Support TeamInterestRenewal of CommitmentOffice VolunteerInterestRenewal of CommitmentFeed My Starving ChildrenFeed My Starving Children Dates Nov 17, 7:45-9:30pm Nov 24 (TG Day), 10:15am-Noon K-6 Faith FormationCatechist or Co-catechistInterestRenewal of Commitment(Youth are invited to serve with a parent or adult mentor.)Office volunteerInterestRenewal of Commitment(Youth are invited to serve with a parent or adult mentor.)Hall MonitorInterestRenewal of Commitment(Youth are invited to serve with a parent or adult mentor.)Application to serve on K-6 BoardInterestRenewal of CommitmentSchoolSchool Day VolunteerInterestRenewal of CommitmentAthleticsInterestRenewal of Commitment(Youth are invited to serve with a parent or adult mentor.)Development and AdvancementInterestRenewal of CommitmentApplication for School Board or Athletic BoardInterestRenewal of CommitmentMinister at MassUsherInterestRenewal of CommitmentGreeterInterestRenewal of CommitmentWedding Mass CoordinatorInterestRenewal of CommitmentFuneral Mass CoordinatorInterestRenewal of CommitmentArt & Environment TeamInterestRenewal of Commitment(Youth are invited to serve with a parent or adult mentor.)Children’s Liturgy of the Word Leader or ShepherdInterestRenewal of Commitment(Youth are invited to serve with a parent or adult mentor.)Music Ministries (Choir, instrumentalist, keyboard accompanist, sound technician) InterestRenewal of CommitmentSacrament Preparation SessionBaptism Prep TeamInterestRenewal of CommitmentFacilitate and/or assist with Baptism preparation sessions and act as a host for Baptism families at Mass and at ceremonies on Sunday afternoons.Marriage Prep TeamInterestRenewal of CommitmentFacilitate and/or assist with all-day Marriage preparation session called Becoming One, for couples engaged to be married at our parish.Parish CouncilApplication to enter discernment process to serve on the council.InterestStewardship CouncilApplication to enter discernment process to serve on the council.InterestHunger MinistriesFood pantry or food drives volunteerInterestRenewal of CommitmentFood recoveryInterestRenewal of CommitmentPick up food from local retailers and producers for delivery to Neighborhood Food Pantries locations.Feed My Starving Children volunteerInterestRenewal of CommitmentHelp pack meals for shipment to overseas locations where hunger is at its greatest.Organic GardenInterestRenewal of CommitmentHelp cultivate, plant, water, and harvest produce for local food pantries in our on-site garden.Franciscan Outreach Soup KitchenInterestRenewal of CommitmentPrepare sloppy joes for delivery to the downtown Chicago location. Recipe provided.Focus on Hunger TeamInterestRenewal of CommitmentA leadership team in our parish that plans and organizes anti-hunger activities and events.Thanksgiving Meal Box MinistryInterestRenewal of CommitmentHelp organize the annual collection and delivery of Holiday Meal Boxes from Northern Illinois Food Bank to families in need.Shelter MinistriesPADS Ministry to the homelessInterestRenewal of CommitmentSign up to serve our homeless brothers and sisters in our Ministry Center on Monday nights or prepare food for their meals. (Youth are invited to serve with a parent or adult mentor.)Transitional Housing MentorInterestRenewal of CommitmentWork with a team who accompanies a family in need [usually a single mother and her children] for a year as they work toward self-sufficiency in housing provided by Bridge Communities. Training provided.Culture of Life MinistriesWest DuPage Deanery Culture of LifeInterestRenewal of CommitmentCollaborate with other parishes in our area to organize and support pro-life activities and events.Prayer Blanket MinistryInterestRenewal of CommitmentCreate blankets that are brought to parish members who are sick assuring them that they are being covered with the prayers of our community.CREW Employment MinistryInterestRenewal of CommitmentCollaborate with members of area parishes to support the unemployed and underemployed through programs and services in their goal to achieve gainful employment.Peace & Social JusticeInterestRenewal of CommitmentWork with our diocesan Office of Peace and Social Justice to advocate and work for systemic change to bring about justice in our society’s institutions and practices.St. Vincent DePaulInterestRenewal of CommitmentA team of parishioners who work together to assess and provide for the needs of families and individuals living within our parish boundaries.English as Second Language TutorInterestRenewal of CommitmentWork side by side with immigrant neighbors who are learning English in order to find their way in our culture and society.Community Life and Service MinistriesCouncil of Catholic Women - CCWInterestRenewal of CommitmentA charitable and social service organization of Catholic women open to all women of the parish.Knights of Columbus – K of CInterestRenewal of CommitmentA charitable and social service organization of CMusic MinistriesChoirInterestRenewal of CommitmentParishioners with a musical gift and a strong singing voice lead the congregation in music at weekend Masses September through May and at other Major Parish Masses and events.InstrumentalistInterestRenewal of CommitmentAudition required.Keyboard accompanistInterestRenewal of CommitmentAudition required. Stipend.Sound technicianInterestRenewal of Commitment(Youth are invited to serve with a parent or adult mentor.)Buildings and GroundsMonday and/or Friday Morning Church Cleaning CrewInterestRenewal of Commitment7:30-9:30 am (Youth are invited to serve with a parent or adult mentor.)Patrons of the VineInterestRenewal of CommitmentLandscaping & care for flower beds. (Youth are invited to serve with a parent or adult mentor.)Special Events Set up CrewInterestRenewal of CommitmentAs needed. Schedule varies.Office and FinanceOffice VolunteerInterestRenewal of CommitmentData entry, Filing, Phoning, Mail prep. As needed; schedule varies. (Youth are invited to serve with a parent or adult mentor.)Application to serve on the Collection Counting TeamInterestRenewal of CommitmentMonday mornings 7:30 -9:30 amApplication to serve on the Parish Finance CommitteeInterestRenewal of CommitmentMeets 4-5 times per year to advise pastor and staff on parish budget and financial matters. Accounting and/or business background preferred.CommunicationsGraphic Design & Layout AssistanceInterestRenewal of CommitmentFor publications and web applications. Expertise and/r experience in the field preferred.Harvester Parish NewsletterInterestRenewal of CommitmentServe as a writer, interviewer, or photographer.Hospitality Desk AttendantInterestRenewal of CommitmentA welcoming hospitable presence providing information before and after Masses in the narthex.Parish Centennial TeamInterestRenewal of CommitmentWill plan and coordinate the year-long celebration of our 100th birthday as a parish community in the year 2020.