St. Bernard Church
6th and H Street

St. Joseph Church
Henderson and C
Eureka, California

St. Bernard Catholic Parish  
Eureka, California
Parish Ministries

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 musicians 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 Mikey
Kishpaugh 442-1695.

Lectors:  Volunteers, adults and older children,  who proclaim scriptures at masses. Workbooks are provided for practice and
pronunciation. Training with the microphone is available.   
 St. Joseph Schedule January - March 2020       St.Bernard Schedule January - March 2020
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:   
  St. Joseph Schedule January - March 2020        St.Bernard Schedule January - March 2020
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
Current Schedule :    

Sacristan:  Help to make sure that all is prepared in the sanctuary for the celebration of Mass. Qualified adults only.

Children/ Youth Education Program (CCD):  Grades K-6  Read more about the Children's Education program.
Confirmation:   Grades 7-12  Read more about confirmation

RCIA: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults:     Read more about the RCIA

Young Adult Ministry, Ages 18-24: A Young Adult Group meets at Sacred Heart Church., 2085 Myrtle Ave., Eureka.
Contact  the MSP Sisters, 707-505-5414.

Respect Life: Sponsors pro-life education and spiritual activities. This ministry works closely with the Humboldt
Read more about the organization.

Bereavement Ministry: Please contact Deacon Frank Weber, 707-5615 or  
or view
Bereavement Support group

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.