Liturgical & Music

Ministries

Below is a comprehensive list of the various Music & Liturgical resources

Liturgical Ministries

 

Interested in volunteering with the liturgical ministries? Sign up for a spot using our online volunteer portal.

Lectors

Lectors proclaim the Word of God at Sunday Masses and special celebrations. Must be actively practicing your faith at Church. Training required.

Time Commitment: Mass assignments

Contact: Deacon Doug Warrens 816.741.2800, ext. 212 or dwarrens@sttheresenorth.org

Greeters / Ushers

Our Greeters welcome visitors and parishioners before and after Masses and help distribute bulletin. Our Ushers greet, welcome and assist visitors with seating. They also assist with the weekly collection plate.

Time Commitment: Mass assignments 

Contact: Donna Patti 816.741.2800, ext. 211 or dpatti@sttheresenorth.org

Altar Servers

Altar Servers assist the priest in celebrating Mass. Open to teens and youth, 4th grade and older, who are currently practicing their faith. Training required.

Contact: Deacon Doug Warrens 816.741.2800, ext. 212 or dwarrens@sttheresenorth.org

Other Ways to Serve

Adoration Chapel

Eucharistic Adoration in the Adoration Chapel for silent prayer. Sign up for a weekly Holy Hour or to be a substitute. ALL are welcome during daytime hours.

M/F 9am-10pm.   Sat 9am-12:00pm

Time Commitment: Your choice

Contact: EucharisticAdoration@StThereseNorth.org

To sign up for a Holy Hour - Click Here

First Sunday Adoration

Assist with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on the First Sunday of the Month after 5:00pm Mass (approx. 6:30-7:30pm) with the youth group every other month.

Time Commitment: 1 hour on the first Sunday of the Month unless that is a holiday and then we move to the second Sunday

Contact: Deacon Doug Warrens, 816.741.2800, ext. 212

Art & Environment

Assist in decorating the worship space at the beginning of each liturgical season.

Contact:  Jennifer Davis, 816.741.5400, ext. 107

Baptismal Preparation Classes

Teach Baptismal Prep class to new parents having their children baptized.

Training required: Yes

Time Commitment: Classes are the second Monday of every month except December- you would be assigned a class

Contact: Scott McKellar, 816.741.2800, ext. 213

Wedding Coordinators

Assist engaged couples and coordinate use of the parish facilities for preparation for Nuptial Mass.

Training Required: Yes

Time Commitment: Assignments

Contact: Scott McKellar, 816.741.2800, ext. 213

Funeral Hospitality

Our Funeral Hospitality ministers welcome visitors, distribute funeral programs, and assist in helping to prepare the gathering space and/or church for visitations and funerals as needed.

Bible
Music Sheets and a Cross

Music Ministries

 

Adult Choir

Sing with the choir at 10:00 am Mass on Sundays as well as special Masses and Celebrations. Choir rehearsals are on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

Time Commitment: average 4 hours per week.

Cantors

Cantors lead the congregation in song during Mass and special celebrations. This is a solo voice ministry. Audition is required. Must be able to read music.

Time Commitment: Assigned Masses

Treble Choir - Students in 3rd grade & beyond

Come sing with us at school masses and at weekend liturgies throughout the school year as well as special celebrations both within and outside our community. Rehearsals are weekly on Wednesdays from 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm during the school year.

Training required: Desire to Sing

Time Commitment: 1 hour weekly rehearsal

Divine Mercy Chaplet in Song

We sing the Chaplet of divine mercy every Friday evening at 7:00pm in the Church. Come sing with us, harmonize, if you wish, or just pray it along with us in your heart.

 

Instrumental Musicians / Organists / Pianists - Come, Share Your Skill!

Join us to enhance our weekend liturgies and special celebrations with your talent.

Audition required.

Time Commitment: Assigned Masses

For All Music Ministries, Contact Karen Engebretson: 816.741.2800, ext. 258 or kengebretson@sttheresenorth.org

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