Add to the life of our parish by helping to coordinate the decoration of the inside and outside of our church. Contact Mary Kaye through the parish office at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 978-486-4100 x10.
The Altar Guild provides service to the church by helping to maintain the cleanliness of the worship space. Contact Joan Castagneto through the parish office at email@example.com or by calling 978-486-4100 x10.
The altar servers assist Fr. Casey at Mass and other liturgical celebrations. Altar servers must have received First Communion and completed third grade. Training is provided. Contact John Hough at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 978-486-4100 x16.
Volunteers are needed to purchase materials, sew, stencil, and embroider baptismal robes for infants. Contact the parish office at 978-486-4100.
Charity Ornament Gift Tree
The gift tree allows parishioners to give the gift of a donation to charity made in a loved one's name. Duties involve matching ornaments with envelopes, hanging ornaments, and restocking the tree. Contact the parish office at 978-486-4100.
Children's Liturgy of the Word
Children listen to and learn about the Gospel reading in an age-appropriate way during the 10:00 a.m. Sunday Mass. Volunteers are needed to act as aides and monitors. Contact Jackie Butterfield at email@example.com or 978-486-4100 x20.
Eucharistic Ministers (EMHC)
Eucharistic ministers, or "Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion" assist with distribution of Holy Communion at Mass. Confirmed Catholics are appointed by the pastor. Training is provided. Contact Fr. Casey at 978-486-4100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The committee plans the annual golf tournament, knowledge or proficiency of the sport is not required to join the committee! The group meets weekly, bi-weekly, or as needed April through September. To volunteer, contact Karen Smith at 978-952-6944.
The volunteers for Saint Anne Home Visitation Ministry are a family in Christ. When our loved ones are ill or incapacitated, the Lord has spoken to our Eucharistic ministers to bring the Eucharist, comfort, and compassion to those who are not able to participate in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. Confirmed Catholics are appointed by the pastor. Training is provided. Contact Joan Cardillo through the Parish Office at email@example.com.
A group of parents and teenagers from Saint Anne Parish visits Lazarus House Ministries in Lawrence on a monthly basis. They cook and serve a meal or those in need. If you would like to join us, please contact John Hough at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-486-4100 x16.
Lectors proclaim the word of God at parish liturgies. Lectors are appointed by the pastor, but expressions of interest are welcome. Please contact Father Casey at email@example.com.
Loaves and Fishes
Volunteers are needed to distribute food, stock shelves, work in the clothing room, help with the newsletter, and unload trucks of food. To help, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maintenance of the parish memorial garden is usually completed by the Men's group and parish volunteers. More volunteers are welcome. Please contact Mary Kaye via the parish office at 978-486-4100 or email@example.com.
The Men's group is a social, prayer, and service group. They meet during the months of September through June, once per month, in the parish hall. Please contact John Boroski via the parish office at 978-486-4100 or at firstname.lastname@example.org to join.
Suppers are held every Tuesday at the Congregational Church on King Street in Littleton and are staffed with volunteers from rotating church groups. The Saint Anne supper is held on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Contact Kathy Emberley through the parish office at 978-486-4100 or at email@example.com
Every Tuesday, a group of volunteers offer spiritual support to residents at Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley. To join them, please contact Gerri McConnell through the parish office at 978-486-4100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parish Pastoral Council
The Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) assists the pastor in his leadership role of planning, organizing, initiating, promoting, coordinating, and service activities within the parish. The PPC meets every other month from September through June. You can contact the PPC by sending email to email@example.com. You can also reach out to any of the PPC members or contact the parish office at 978-486-4100.
Volunteers are welcome to join the prayer chain. No meetings are required. Upon receiving a request, prayer chain members will pray individually for the intention. To join, call Karen Smith at 978-952-6944 or contact the parish office at 978-486-4100 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The mission of religious education at Saint Anne Parish is to teach as Jesus did. We are looking for people, or teams of people, to serve as a religious education catechists, aides, or monitors. For grades Pre-K through 6, contact Jackie Butterfield at email@example.com or 978-486-4100 x20. For grades 7-12, contact John Hough at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-486-4100 x16.
Respect Life Ministry
This group promotes the sanctity of life from conception to natural death. They are involved in a number of activities. To join, please contact the parish office at 978-486-4100 or email@example.com.
Saint Vincent de Paul
The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul leads women and men to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to the needy and suffering in our community. To join, contact the parish office at 978-486-4100, ext 24.
Sunshine Club is a group of Sodalists who volunteer their time once a month to provide bingo and goodies to local senior citizens. For further information, please contact Denise through the parish office at 978-486-4100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blessed Virgin Mary's Sodality
Saint Anne's Sodality is an organization for women of the parish who are 18 years or older. Its main purpose is to foster discipleship in Christ by devotion through the Blessed Virgin Mary. Monthly meetings are usually the third Wednesday of the month from September through May. To join, please contact Mary Gosby through the parish office at 978-486-4100 or email@example.com.
As the name says, the main function of this ministry is to welcome parishioners into St. Anne as they join us to celebrate the Word of God and to provide them with assistance during the Liturgy. The Welcome Ministry includes both, Greeters and Ushers. To volunteer, please contact the parish office at (978) 486-4100 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers are needed to join the Youth Ministry Coordinating Team, serve as Catechists, chaperones, and serve on the Youth Ministry Resource Team. Any time, talent, or treasure you can share is welcome. Please contact John Hough at 978-486-4100 x16 or email@example.com.
- Protecting God's Children Workshop (one-time) for all volunteers age 18 and above. Click this link for a list of workshops: PGC Training Schedule.
- Annual background check (CORI) for volunteers age 17 and above.
- Review Code of Ministerial Behavior.
- Review 2012 Sexual Harassment Policy.
Volunteer Leader Handbook
In order to provide meaningful direction that enables all of us to be more committed to the quality of our parish life in Christ, the pastor and parish staff have compiled this handbook to assist you in serving the community of St. Anne Parish and broader community. Click this link for the VOLUNTEER LEADER HANDBOOK.
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