Communal Ministries

Women of St. Peter’s
This society promotes the spiritual life of the women of St. Peter’s parish. All women of the parish are encouraged to join. Activities include altar linen care, cleaning of the church, inspirational speakers, and prayer circle meetings (evenings and daytime). For more information, click here.
Julie Keithline & Julie Bustamante

Buildings and Grounds
This committee works with the parish Business Manager to make sure the buildings and grounds on St. Peter’s campus are maintained.
Warren Blevins

Funeral Dinners
Volunteer team that prepares and serves a meal following funeral services. Volunteer to prepare a dish, or serve and clean up, or both.
Dan Needham

Handmade for Neighbors
Knitters, crocheters, and handcrafters gather weekly to create hats and scarves to help our needy neighbors stay warm and cozy. We also pray weekly for those recipients. Handmade items go to St. Peter’s Christmas Basket program, the St. James Bus Stop Ministry and Operation Breakthrough. Free patterns, yarn, needles and instruction.
Joan Miller

Hospitality Committee
Volunteers who periodically serve coffee and doughnuts, or assist at other social gatherings of our parish.
Karen Conley

Knights of Columbus
Men who serve fraternally the Church and community. The Knights also hold monthly member meetings and host fellowship and fundraising events during the year for the parish. To learn more about our Knights, click here.
Shannon Beecham, Grand Knight (2015)

Landscape Maintenance Committee
The Landscape Maintenance Committee is a ministry of volunteers who come together to beautify our grounds and maintain a clean, neat campus. Group coordinates individual zones and campus-wide activities.
Mary Hellings

Ministry to the Sick, Hospitalized, and Homebound
Volunteers who visit and take Communion to those unable to attend Mass.
Dan Needham

Prayer Relay Chain
Volunteers who are committed to pray for intentions called in by parishioners, received whether by phone tree or email.
Dan Needham

Respect Life Committee
Volunteers who strive to bring issues of respect and reverence for all life to the forefront of the parish. For further information, contact the parish office, 816.363.2320.

VIPs – Vintage Parishioners (Seniors)
Seniors’ programs include once-a-month social times, ceramics, transportation and planned outings. Volunteers may help plan events or just come and get to know the elders of the parish.
Dan Needham

Volunteering for Annual Events
Throughout the year, different events, gatherings and fundraisers seek volunteers. The work might be baking, setting up, taking tickets, grilling, cleaning up, or other tasks. It’s always fun, and a great way to get to know other parishioners. Watch the bulletin, parish emails and Facebook for information, and join us as your time permits.

  • Campus Clean Up Days
  • Cranksgiving
  • Lenten Fish Fries
  • Meyer Fest – Annual Parish Fundraiser
  • Parish Picnic
  • St. Joseph Table
  • School Auction – Annual School Fundraiser
  • VIP Luncheons

Meyer Fest
Meyer Fest is our newest, all-parish fundraiser and gathering in the fall. Headed by Parish Council, Meyer Fest welcomes committee leaders and volunteers from throughout the parish.
Cathy Cusumano

Parish Picnic
An annual gathering for all parish members. You may volunteer to help organize the event, or to help out on the day of the picnic. Usually held on a Sunday afternoon in late June. Here’s an an album of photos from our last Parish Picnic, held on June 25, 2017!
Karen Conley