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Parish Ministries

Parish Ministries

We have included a sampling of Ministry opportunities and forms!  

Does your Parish have a good example! Please  it to us so we can add it to our resources for coaches!

Sample Ministry form from St. Augustines in Oakland

Sample Ministry Form From Catholic Community of Pleasanton

Sample Ministry Guide from St. Bonaventure's

Partnership Agreement from St. Bonaventure's

Please use this list as your starting place.  This is a small selection of what is available in our Parishes.  The Social Justice category alone is extensive.


Councils, Committees and Leadership

Social Justice and service groups

Diocesan Committees (DPC, etc)


Finance Committee

Detention Ministry

Liturgy Planning Committee

Elizabeth House

Pastoral Council

FILAM - Filipino Group

Social Justice and Outreach Committee

Giving Tree

Spiritual Life Committee

Habitat for Humanity

Stewardship Committee

Italian Catholic Federation

Welcoming Team

Knights of Columbus

Evangelization Committee

Legion of Mary

Facilities Committee

Pax Christi

Communications Committee

Right to Life Ministries


St Vincent de Paul


Tri-Valley Haven

Catholic Youth Organization Sports

This is just a small sample, there are endless possibilities!



Children's Liturgy presiders and shepherds



Baptismal preparation team

Youth drama team



Confirmation team

Ministries, Support groups, and
Small Christian Communities

Inquiry Team

Bereavement Ministry

RCIA Team and sponsors

Bereavement Reception Ministry

Returning Catholics team

Bible study facilitator

Marriage planner

Breast Cancer Support


Cultural Ministries (Hispanic, Vietnamese, etc)


Divorced/Separated Ministry


Employment Support groups

Newcomer visiting teams

Marriage Care Ministry

Providing Hospitality at events

Men's ministry  facilitators

Volunteer cooking teams

Ministry of Mothers Sharing (MOMS)

Welcome baskets

Ministry to Engaged Couples


Parents of Gay and Lesbian Children


Small Christian Community facilitators

Special Events

Wings shepherds



Christmas Caroling

Liturgical and Prayerful  Ministries

Easter Egg Hunts

Altar Care Group

Movie nights

Altar Servers

Parish picnic

Collection counters

Retreat planning

Eucharistic Adoration

Seasonal parties

Eucharistic Ministers at Mass


Eucharistic Ministers to the Homebound

Everything and anything

Eucharistic Ministers to the Hospital

Church Environment(flowers, decorations, etc)

Greeters, Ushers, Collectors

Envelope stuffers


Gardening and landscape

Lectors - Ministers of the Word


Prayer ministries

LYS counselors

Rosary prayer groups

Monthly outreach mailings


Music Librarian


Office assistant

Adult Choir

Registration teams

Cantor Ministry

Tech support

Children's Choir

Web page designer



Teen Choir