Children are invited to learn how to become an Altar Server in the Spring as early as their 4th grade year and are expected to serve until the completion of their Senior year of high school. For information on specific training dates and times contact the Parish Office at 330.336.3049.
Adult Altar Servers
Adults are invited to assist the priest and deacon by serving at the altar during funeral Masses. For information on training or to join a team contact Bill Schapel at 330.336.3632.
If you are gifted in arts, crafts, sewing, and design, please contact Sue Komjati at 330.336.6732 or Amy Uhase at 330.336.2787.
Children process to the lower level of the church prior to the Mass readings and rejoin their families during the offertory. Leaders must complete the Volunteer Requirements. To assist in this most rewarding ministry contact Karen Kennedy at 330.336.1212.
Requirements to serve in this ministry are include being a confirmed Catholic in good standing and attend a half-day diocesan training session once every 5 years. Ministers should also attend a special parish evening of reflection once or twice a year, at which time they may receive updates from the priests. An additional meeting is held with new Eucharistic ministers to explain the procedures used at Sacred Heart of Jesus.
To participate in this most rewarding ministry contact Cathy Anderson at 330.334.1297.
This ministry requires a commitment to serve at an area nursing and assisted living home residents once every 4-6 weeks; to shut-ins, every week or two; and to those in the Wadsworth hospital, on a scheduled basis. Ministers must be a confirmed Catholic in good standing and attend a half-day diocesan training session once every 5 years. Ministers should also attend a special parish evening of reflection once or twice a year, at which time they may receive updates from the priests.
To participate in this ministry or to have a minister bring Holy Communion to a loved one or friend who is unable to come to Church for Mass due to illness, contact Jean Hricko at 330.571.1480 or Candi Weber at 330.607.1992.
Training is conducted twice a year. To participate in this Liturgical Ministry contact Keith Johnson at 330.802.2264.
This prayer ministry is committed to “keep watch for one hour” with Jesus in the Chapel of Divine Mercy. Individuals grow spiritually by worship, expressing their love, and giving themselves to God. The commitment is 1 hour each week, which can be served individually or with others.
To participate in this ministry of prayer use our scheduling app: We Adore Him. New adorers can sign-up, schedule their hour, choose to be a substitute, and opt-in to notifications for their scheduled hours. Click the HELP button at the top of the page for a quick tutorial.
And don’t miss this “love for Love” video to learn why ADORATION IS SO IMPORTANT!
Volunteers work in teams of 6-8 at a particular weekend Mass and are also asked to volunteer for holy days or other special Masses. If interested in becoming a part of this ministry of hospitality contact Gary Nied at 330.334.3159.
If interested in this service to the homebound contact Chris Bott at 330.336.5246.