Ministries

 CALL THE PARISH OFFICE AT 928-634-2933 FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

Alpha

Coordinator:  John James

Facilitates a practical introduction to the Christian Faith that gives an opportunity to explore the meaning of life and the teachings of Jesus.

 

Altar Servers

Coordinator:  Priscilla  Alvarado

Altar Servers minister to God's Altar with reverence, dignity and love.

 

 

Arts and Environment           Altar at Christmas

Coordinator:  Cindy Ringle

Keeps the Church and Chapel in flowers, greenery and liturgical decorations according to the Liturgical  Seasons of the Catholic Church.

 

 

The Ladies' Auxiliary

For more information please contact: Betts Nelson (928) 301-2138

An organization of Catholic women who are involved in social, economic and environmental issues affecting our Church and today's world.

 

 

Call to Protect

Coordinator:  Linda Lee Chambon-Gay

Call to protect was established by the Diocese of Phoenix to insure a safe environment for all our children.

 

 

CDA - Charity and Development Appeal 

Coordinator:  Linda Lee Chambon-Gay

All Parishioners are encouraged to participate in the yearly Diocesan Appeal to meet the charitable needs of our Diocese.

 

 

Environmental Services

Coordinator:  Frank Hoene and Mario Merino

Maintains the cleanliness of the Church interior and all ancillary rooms contained within the building.

 

 

Eucharistic Ministers

Extraordinary Ministry of Holy Communion

Coordinator: Ruthanne Plas

A response to your Baptismal call to serve God's people by assisting the Priest in distribution of the Precious Body and Blood at Mass.

 

 

Fatima Rosary

Coordinators: Nic Lucero

Sharing the love of Our Blessed Mother through the recitation of the Rosary as requested at Fatima.

 

Finance Council                        2016 Finance Council

Chairperson: Mark Carlile   Members: Naomi McKeever, Rita Poindexter, Kathy Vize and Frank Vocca

An advisory and consultative body to the Pastor relating to budgeting, income and expenses and all projects related to maintaining a positive financial picture.

 

 

Greeters

Coordinator: Lynda Kuglitsch

Greeters make all Parishioners and visitors feel welcome in our Parish.

 

 

Landscaping/Ground Maintenance

Coordinators:   Larry Haasch and Joe Estrada

Creates and maintains a beautiful outdoor space that is peaceful and tranquil through the use of trees and plants that are drought hardy, tolerant of heat and cold and adapted to our soil conditions.

 

 Holy Presents Gift Shop

Holy Presents Gift Shop

Coordinator:  Alma Nachard

Provides attractive Catholic gifts and literature for the shopping pleasure of our Parishioners and visitors.

 

 

Hospitality

Coordinators:  Lu Stitt and Ruth Rocha

Provides a social opportunity for Parishioners to gather in order to get to know one another in a social setting following the Sunday Masses.

 

 

Jail Ministry

Coordinator:  Deacon Dave Kaminsky

To provide spiritual support and guidance to those who have been incarcerated and also to offer post-release services.

 

 

Knights of ColumbusKnights of Columbus

Main focus is charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism by example making our presence visible in the Parish and throughout the community as part of Catholic evangelization.

Grand Knight:  Anthony Weber   Phone:  (928) 301-0801
Web Site:  www.verdekc.org  

 

Lectors

Coordinator:  Ruthanne Plas

Lectors bring the power of the Word of God and love of scriptures to others.

 

Martha's Circle

Coordinator:  Roberta Dicker

Provides comfort to mourning families by providing refreshments on Church property for family and friends following a funeral.

 

 

Matthew's Minions (Collection Counters)

Coordinator:  Mary Jewett

Accurately counts and deposits all monies collected in weekly and special accounts as specified by the donors.

 

 

Ministry to the Sick - Shepherds of Compassion Visiting the Sick

Coordinator:  Barbara Knowles

Establishes and provides a supportive and caring connection from the Parishioners who are absent due to illness.

 

 

Music Ministry - Choir

Coordinators:     Caroline Masset — 5:00pm Mass — Saturday

                           Caroline Masset — 9:00am Mass — Sunday

                          Jose Pedrego — 11:00am Mass — Sunday (Spanish)

Brings together talented voices of all ages who enjoy singing traditional hymns and other sacred music for our Parish worship and other services.

 

 

Office Volunteers                  Office Staff and Volunteers

Coordinator:  Dora Pedrego

Assists the Secretary in maintaining a friendly, welcoming and calming working environment.

 

 

Pastoral Council Team

September 2017 - June 2018 

Chairperson: Judy Miller      Vice Chair:  John Sibley

Council Team Members:  Father David Kelash (Pastor),   Karen Pfeifer, Emil Yatsko, Chuck Bismack, Russ Moker and Emile Pelletier.

An advisory and consultative body working in harmony with the Pastor and representing all members of the Parish community.

 

Praise and Prayer Ministry

Coordinator: Roberta Dicker

Ministers pray daily at home for the needs of all.

 

 

 

Sacristans/Altar Society

Coordinators: Gordon and Maria Champagne (Altar Linens)

Serves the Liturgical needs of the Parish and Mass and also washing, pressing and folding of Altar Linens used daily at Mass.

 

 School Volunteers

Principal:  Jackie Kirkham

Office Manager:  Merrily Pychinka

Secretary:  Rolande Karn

Facilitates the intellectual, social and spiritual development of each child.

 

St. Vincent de Paul Society     Clothe the Naked

Coordinator:  Ruthann Plas

SVdP is a spiritually based organization to assist the needy of the community.

 

 

Seminarian "Angels"

Coordinator:  Linda Lee Chambon-Gay

 "Adopt" a seminarian from the Diocese and support him with prayers, letters, cards, small gifts, etc. during his studies away from home.

 

 

Ushers

Coordinator:  Ray Freidinger

Create a welcoming atmosphere for Parishioners and visitors in a kind and courteous manner.

 

Young at Heart

Coordinator: Vacant

Provides opportunities for single Parishioners 50 and older to meet and socialize on a regular basis.