Liturgical Ministries

Altar Server Ministry
Altar Society
Eucharistic Minister to Elderly/Homebound
Eucharistic Minister to the Sick
Eucharistic Minister to the Sick (Spanish)
Liturgy of the Word for Children
Extraordinary
Ministers of Holy Communion
Ministers of the Word
Ministry of Prayer
Music Ministry
Ushers

Click here to access the Liturgical Ministry for Nov-Dec Schedule 2014

Minister of the Word Readings: Click here for help in the preparation of
each weekend’s Mass readings.

Altar Server Ministry: The mission of the Altar Server Ministry at St. Gabriel is to provide an opportunity for young parishioners to actively participate in the tradition of Catholic worship. As Altar Servers young parishioners assist the priests and deacons with processions, blessings, rituals, etc. during the celebration of Mass and other sacred ceremonies. If interested or with any questions, please contact Ken Dowd at kdowd@stgabrielchurch.org. Read More.

Altar Society: Launder and iron the linens for the church and Adoration Chapel, keep the altar server robes in proper order, maintain the holy water fonts, and care for the Adoration Chapel. Friday afternoons or Saturday mornings. Contact Denise Murphy at drm3218@carolina.rr.com.

Eucharistic Minister to Elderly/Homebound: Take Communion to elderly who are in facilities unable to attend Mass, or to those who may be homebound. Training provided. (Long term volunteer commitment). Contact BJ Dengler at bdengler@stgabrielchurch.

Eucharistic Minister to the Sick: Take Communion to those individuals who are temporarily unable to attend Mass due to illness. Training provided. (Short term volunteer commitment). Contact Kris Sheehan at krisvt@hotmail.com.

Eucharistic Minister to the Sick (Spanish): Same as above except Spanish speaking individuals take communion to those individuals who are temporarily unable to attend Mass due to illness. Training provided. Contact Angelica Hurtado by leaving a message at the Parish Office at 704.364.5431.

Liturgy of the Word for Children: Leaders interpret the daily Gospel for children ages 4 – 2nd grade during the homily of the 9:00 AM Sunday Mass. Lesson Plans are provided. Time commitment is minimal, 15-20 minutes once a month. Contact Denise Gruender at dgruender@carolina.rr.com.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion: Lay ministers who have the privilege to assist the priest at Mass by giving to others the Body and Blood of Christ. Training provided. Service Hour Opportunity. Contact Claire Roux by leaving a message at the Parish Office at 704.364.5431.

Ministers of the Word: The Ministry of the Word is for any parishioner who wishes to become involved in this important part of the liturgy by proclaiming The Word of the Lord as it is found in the first and second readings. Orientation is required and held no less than annually. Parishioners high school age and up are encouraged to join. Service Hour Opportunity. Contact MIchael Murphy at mjm3218@carolina.rr.com.

Ministry of Prayer: Pledge to pray daily for all the parishioners of St. Gabriel. Prayer intentions are mailed monthly; also includes ministry for our college students and also ask them to pray for the intentions of our Parish. Contact Genie Kramer by leaving a message the Parish Office at 704.364.5431.

Ushers: Foster Christian hospitality to parishioners and visitors in church. Opportunities for youth at the 5:00 pm Mass on Sundays. Contact Bob Fernan at fernan3136@msn.com.