Both adult and school age, they assist the Presider in the Liturgy. Adult servers assist at the daily 6:45 a.m. Liturgy. Grade school children assist at the weekend Masses and at school Masses. To volunteer, please contact the parish office at 792-4600
Parishioners lead informal classes for parents of the child to be baptized. The classes are typically held on the third Thursday of the month at the Parish Center and are a requirement for parents before the baptism of their child. Baptisms are usually scheduled on the first Sunday of the month during Mass and the last Sunday of the month at 12:00 p.m. Baptisms are not scheduled during Lent. To volunteer in Baptismal Ministry, please contact Laura Munz, 793-3577, or Anita Scott, 891-8221.
This ministry represents the parish in reaching out to our families who have lost a loved one. The members of this ministry meet with families to assist them in planning the funeral liturgy and often help in a variety of ways, with healing and care to bring comfort from our All Saints Community. To volunteer, please contact Deacon Bob Leever, 792-4606.
All Saints Boosters offer a variety of sports for boys and girls. The purpose and function of this organization is to model and teach sportsmanship in a Christian environment. The Board consists of a Moderator and seven Members-at-Large. There is an Activity Director for each major sport undertaken by the club. Parental involvement is essential to the success of this program. We welcome students to be a part of our various athletic programs. Our teams are open to all students attending All Saints School or who are parishioners actively participating in our PREP program.
BUILDINGS & GROUNDS COMMITTEE:
The Buildings & Grounds Committee maintains and supervises the maintenance and improvement of our facilities and campus. To volunteer or for information, please contact Steve Sonneville at 984-6346.
BUKAS LOOB SA DIYOS (BLD):
Also known as Open in Spirit to God Covenant Community is a communion of families and a community of persons, called together as one people through a moment of encounter and a process of renewal, to a relationship of faith, hope and love with God. This group meets most Friday evenings in the Parish Center. For information, please contact Edgar Villarroya at 759-5089.
CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD:
This ministry is for children in grades K through 2, attending the 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. Sunday Masses. The children gather in church with their families. After the opening prayer, they are sent forth with their adult leaders to a room in the Parish Center where they focus on the day’s readings. After the Universal Prayer, they return to Mass and continue to worship with their families. If you are interested in helping with this ministry or want more information, contact Ginny Rush, 792-4603.
COUPLES FOR CHRIST-FOUNDATION FOR FAMILY AND LIFE (CFC-FFL):
CFC-FFL is a community led by married couples dedicated to evangelization in order to strengthen the family and to stand in defense of the culture of life. CRC-FFL believes that Christian family renewal can best be achieved by inviting Jesus to be the Lord of our homes by allowing the power of the Holy Spirit to lead our family lives through the full use of all spiritual gifts at our disposal. Members meet weekly in groups of five to seven couples to study, discuss and learn from each other’s experiences. For information, please contact Leo DeVela at 791-1011.
EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION:
Distribute the Eucharist at weekend liturgies, as well as six area nursing homes. To volunteer to be a Eucharistic Minister at weekend liturgies, please contact Melissa Basile at 984-8162. If you would like to volunteer to distribute the Eucharist at area nursing homes, please contact Karen Bell at 984-5838.
The Finance Commission assists the Pastor and Director of Finance in accounting for revenue and expenditures, prepares the annual budget, monitors the financial condition of the Parish, and makes recommendations to the Pastor. Finance Commission ordinarily meets on a monthly basis. For additional information or to volunteer, please contact Marianna Kuhn at 792-4602.
A fish fry is held on each Friday evening during Lent, from 5:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m. in the Parish Center. We do not hold a fish fry on Good Friday. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Micki Harrell at 792-4613.
A parish organization of mature members who schedule regular activities. These range from spiritual enrichment opportunities, including Mass, to tours of museums, plays and excursions throughout the area. All are welcome. Please contact Pat Smyth, 791-3762, or Jim and Eileen Simon, 891-8661.
HIGH SCHOOLERS OF THE
For High School students, meeting on Monday evenings for faith sharing and discussion in a religious setting. For information, call Jeff Rosfeld, 314-1147
HOME COMMUNION MINISTRY:
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion and members of the clergy meet in the Parish Center at 9:30 a.m. Thursday mornings for Morning Prayer and visitation assignments. The ministers bring Holy Communion to parish members who request a visit at home since they are not able to attend Mass in church. Ministers also visit Catholics in various nursing homes within our local area. Visits include a brief prayer service and distribution of Holy Communion. To volunteer, please contact Deacon Bob Leever at 792-4606.
Are called to proclaim the scripture at daily, Holy Day, and weekend liturgies. To volunteer, please call Steve McDonough at 985-0789.
MEN’S FELLOWSHIP PRAYER GROUP:
For adult men, meeting on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday mornings of the month. Please contact Kent Linnemann at 793-7519 for additional information.
Couples from the parish are assigned to meet with engaged couples who are preparing for the sacrament of Marriage. These sessions are usually held in the home of the host couple. To volunteer, please contact Vince & Murielle Bennett, 793-2127.
MINISTRY OF MOTHERS (MOMs):
Our mission of the All Saints MOMs group is to join moms together to provide social and spiritual support in raising families with Catholic values. We do this through a variety of ways including monthly meetings, play dates, evening social events (for both moms and for couples), and volunteering in our community. Our monthly meetings are held once each month from 6:30-8:30p.m., September through May in the Parish Center. There is no annual registration process or fee and no minimum meeting commitment to participate. If you are a parishioner of All Saints Church or your children attend All Saints School and you are interested in more information about our MOMs group, please contact Krista Keehn at Kristarnlsw@aol.com or 513-722-5508. We look forward to meeting you!
By joining our hearts with the beauty of sound, this ministry gives melody to our faith through the power of music. The Music Ministry has opportunities for vocalists and instrumentalists of all ages, at any skill level. Our role is to enhance all liturgical celebrations by encouraging and modeling full participation as part of the worshiping assembly. All liturgical music is under the direction of the Parish Music Director, Ron Miller, 792-4614.
NURSING HOME MINISTRY:
All Saints ministers to area nursing homes, holding Communion services and distributing the Eucharist weekly. They also assist the priest with a monthly Mass. To volunteer, please contact Karen Bell, 984-5838.
The parish festival is usually held on the first weekend of June. The planning committee meets throughout the year to ensure the festival’s success. To volunteer, please contact Micki Harrell at the parish office, 792-4613.
PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY:
While praying, All Saints parishioners knit or crochet shawls at home or as a group for those in need of comfort or to celebrate a marriage, graduation, birth of a child, etc. The shawls are made by human hands so the recipient can wrap him or herself in God’s loving care. To participate, please contact Lennie DeMania, 891-1989.
P.R.E.P. (PARISH RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAM):
PREP is the religious education program for students in non-Catholic schools, grades 1-8. PREP typically meets from 9:15 a.m.-10:45 a.m., beginning in August and ending in May. A Summer PREP Program is also available, typically held in the mornings for a two-week period during the month of June. We also offer a home-school option. To register or for more information, please contact Ginny Rush at 792-4603.
This individual is responsible for maintaining the order of the sacristy and insuring the altar and sanctuary are prepared for liturgical ceremonies. Please call Dottie Meyer, 792-4604, to volunteer.
For youth of many ages, meeting at various dates and times. For information on Girl Scout programs at All Saints, please contact the School or Parish Office. For Cub Scouts, Tiger Cubs or Webelos, contact Sandi East at
793-9778. To join Boy Scouts, please contact Bill Entrup at 378-8365.
SOCIAL OUTREACH COMMISSION:
The Social Outreach commission coordinates parish outreach programs and service to the community, as well as promoting an awareness of broader social issues. Outreach programs include Habitat for Humanity, Interfaith Hospitality Network, NorthEast Emergency Distribution Service, St. Vincent DePaul, Thanksgiving Baskets, Easter Baskets, Walnut Hills Soup Kitchen, Christmas Giving Wreath, Christmas Adopt-A-Family and Friends of Jesus. To volunteer or for information, please contact Patti Sidenstick at 530-9550.
The Spectacular is a dinner, live and silent auction fundraiser hosted by All Saints and typically held every year in the Fall. There are many volunteer opportunities available the night of the event and throughout the year. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Micki Harrell at 792-4613.
Sunday Pre-School lays the foundation for growth of the child’s relationship with God. The program is open to all parish children ages 3 through Kindergarten. Classes meet during the 11:00 a.m. Mass, typically from September through April. Please contact Ginny Rush, 792-4603
The Technology Committee continually monitors and advises on technology for the parish and school. For information or to volunteer, please contact Marianna Kuhn at 792-4602.
Behind the scene organizers. They assist members of the assembly in finding seating, answering questions, taking up the collection, obtaining headphones for the hearing impaired and inviting members of the assembly to bring up the offertory gifts. To volunteer, please contact Bob Meyer at 469-6760.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL (VBS):
This is a week-long, summer, Bible-study program, typically held in June. It is a fun week of discovering Jesus’ miraculous power through learning, crafts and music. Contact Ginny Rush, 792-4603.
WOMEN OF THE
WOW is a scripture study group for adult women, typically meeting on Friday mornings from September through April in the Parish Center. Please contact JoAnn Metzger at 677-1469 or Donna Broderick at 891-3532.
Provides opportunities for junior high and high school students from any school to come together as a parish community with various events and special programs focusing on unique Catholic spiritual, service and social opportunities. Youth Ministry’s purpose is to draw our youth to responsible participation in the life and work of the Catholic faith community and to foster personal and spiritual growth. Youth Ministry typically meets on Sunday evenings. For information, contact Jeff Rosfeld at 314-1147.