Parish Committees

Parish committees make decisions that affect the parish community. Some membership is appointed via parish election while others are open to anyone.

Finance Committee
Finance Committee The Finance Committee plans and directs the parish fiscal budget. COMMITMENT: Meets monthly for 1 to 2 hours. If interested in serving on this committee, please contact Fr. Jim at: frjim@saintjosephparish.org
Building and Grounds
Building and Grounds Supervises the upkeep and care of our parish properties. COMMITMENT: Meets quarterly for 2 hour meetings. Special meetings may be called to address concerns to property as they arise. If interested in serving on this committee, please contact Deacon Mark at: mfarrell@saintjosephparish.org
Fundraising
Fundraising Meets once a month to plan and carry out parish fundraising projects and solicit volunteers, if needed, for projects. COMMITMENT: Meet once each month – 1-2 hours & occasionally help after Mass selling SCRIP. If interested in serving on this committee, please contact Fr. Jim at: frjim@saintjosephparish.org.
Parish & Family Life
Parish & Family Life Plans a variety of social activities for parish members. Hay wagon ride, bake sale, St. Nick visit, appreciation dinner, plants and Mass cards for homebound and nursing home residents, and giving tree, which provides Christmas gifts for the less fortunate families in the parish. COMMITMENT: Meet 2nd Tuesday each month, September thru April. If interested in serving on this committee, please contact Deacon CF at: cfdedman@saintjosephparish.org
Stewardship
Parish & Family Life Increases awareness of the variety of ways to participate in parish activities. Looks for ways to promote Prayer, Service and Sharing within our parish.. COMMITMENT: Meet the second Thursday of each month. If interested in serving on this committee, please contact Barb at: bmauthe@saintjosephparish.org
Worship & Spirituality
Worship & Spirituality Responsible for providing a variety of prayer experiences and helping to plan liturgues. Help with church decorating. Recruit and train people for ministries. COMMITMENT: Meets the second Wednesday of the month for 1 - 3 hours. If interested in serving on this committee, please contact Jill at: jbeyer@saintjosephparish.org
Senior Citizens
Senior Citizens Seniors help plan and implement social, spiritual and educational gatherings for senior citizens. COMMITMENT: Two to three hours per month. If interested in this ministry, please contact Dcn. CF Dedman at: cfdedman@saintjosephparish.org
Social Concerns
Social Concerns Raises the social consciousness of the parish by seeking to touch our society with Gospel values and seeks to educate the parish on social justice issues. The committee organizes activities such as the Rose Sale, Bread for the World Sale and an Advent Mission Tree. COMMITMENT: Meets the first Tuesday of the month for one hour. Additional time commitments depending on outreach activity involvement. If interested in serving on this committee, please contact Deacon CF at: cfdedman@saintjosephparish.org
Twinning Committee
Twinning Committee Serve in various capacities – committees or work projects to assist our Sister Parish in need. COMMITMENT: Varies depending on what capacity you are serving in. If interested in serving on this committee, please contact Deacon CF at: cfdedman@saintjosephparish.org
Fall Festival
Fall Festival Volunteers are sought to help with the annual Fall Festival fundraiser held one Sunday in October. Opportunities to work 2-3 hour shifts with various activities such as children's games, silent auction, food, produce, baked goods and used book sales, etc. COMMITMENT: 2-3 hours or if interested in serving on the planning committee: meet monthly for 4-5 months for 1-1½ hours. If interested in serving on this committee, please contact Fr. Jim at: frjim@saintjosephparish.org
Respect Life
Respect Life Raises the consciousness that life is a gift from God and should be protected from the moment of conception all the way through a natural death. Commitment: One hour meetings once a month September through May. Additional time commitments depending on outreach activity involvment. If interested in serving on this committee, please contact Deacon CF Dedman at: cfdedman@saintjosephparish.org.