Phone: (707) 442-6466 Mail to: 615 H Street, Eureka, CA 95501 Fax: (707) 443-0914
Art and Environment: Volunteers who care for altar linens & vestments and clean the sanctuary, sacristy and church vestibules. They also may assist with flower arranging and preparing the church for liturgical seasons.
Music: Singers and musicans are cordially invited to join our choir. We do not require tryouts and solo singing is always optional. Singing in the choir is a unique opportunity to participate in the Mass in a way many of us have found to be very fulfilling, spiritually. It is often said that, "Singing at Mass is like praying twice." For more information, please contact Mason Matteoli (707) 267-1158.
Lectors: Volunteers, adults and older children, who proclaim scriptures at masses. Workbooks are provided for practice and pronunciation. Training with the microphone is available. Schedule: Saint BernardSt. Joseph
Minister of the altar: Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion distribute the Blessed Sacrament to the faithful at weekday and weekend Masses. Open to parishioners who have received the sacrament of Confirmation, and are in communion with the faith. For current schedule: Saint BernardSt. Joseph
Altar Servers: Children, and adults, who assist the clergy at masses. We welcome children in Grade 4 and older that have made their First Communion and display appropriate maturity. Training is provided.
Homebound Ministers: Eucharistic Ministers volunteer to bring communion to those parishioners who are sick at home, in a hospital or in a care facility and cannot come to Mass to receive communion.
Greeters:Persons to distribute the weekly bulletin or missals, and give a warm hello. Children and families welcome. Current Schedule :
Sacristan: Help to make sure that all is prepared in the sanctuary for the celebration of Mass. Qualified adults only.
Funeral Ministry: Assist families who wish to have a reception in the church hall following the service.
There are many other ways that you can serve our parish. Some of these are on an 'as needed' basis. Please contact the office if you are able to give your time and talent to any of these:
Office help | Computer Assistance | Telephone Caller | Money Counters | Mailing Crew | Graphic Designer | Church Cleaning | Altar Society | Flower Arranging | Maintenance | Gardening | Photographer | Assistant Webmaster | Painter | Plumber | Maintenance | Electrical | Transportation to and from Mass | Hospitality | Parish Historian |
In addition, there are several advisory committees on which qualified parishioners can serve. Examples: Parish Finance Council, Pastoral Advisory, Diocesan Pastoral Council, Diocesan Finance Council. Please talk to the pastor for more information.