Communal ministries strive to serve the needs of those in our parish community, and to band parishioners together in service to others.
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 supporting local women’s shelters, embroidering baptismal garments, care of altar linens, cleaning of the church, and supporting each other and the parish through prayer. For more information, click here.
Julie, Keithline, email@example.com
Susan Meagher, firstname.lastname@example.org
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)
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.
Volunteer team that prepares and serves a meal following funeral services. Volunteer to prepare a dish, or serve and clean up, or both. Please contact the parish office if you are interested.
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.
Volunteers who periodically serve coffee and doughnuts, or assist at other social gatherings of our parish.
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.
Ministry to the Sick, Hospitalized, and Homebound
Volunteers who visit and take Communion to those unable to attend Mass. Please contact the parish office if you are interested.
Prayer Relay Chain
Volunteers who are committed to pray for intentions called in by parishioners, received whether by phone tree or email. To join the prayer chain, please contact the parish office.
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. Please call the parish office if you are interested in helping with this ministry.
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
- Lenten Fish Fries
- Parish Picnic
- St. Joseph Table
- School Auction – Annual School Fundraiser
- VIP Luncheons
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.