Pastoral Care Volunteer Opportunities

Befrienders Ministry

Trained lay ministers serve as prayer partners and supportive companions to those seeking help in coping with difficult life situations. Help those who are sick, housebound, dying, or going through transitions in their lives. Befrienders provide pastoral visitation with Eucharist as well as communion services at nursing homes.

Requirements: Befriender training, Background check

Contact: Fr. Steve Ulrick, 763-745-3493, frsteve.ulrick@hnoj.org

 

Senior Board

Active seniors are invited to help plan activities and ministries for seniors in our community.

Contact: Fr. Steve Ulrick, 763-745-3493, frsteve.ulrick@hnoj.org

 

Prayer Line

Prayer can change lives. Live out this ministry by praying for parishioners who have requested your intercession. Receive prayers either by phone or email. Confidentiality is required.

Contact: Kathy Roering, 763-478-2466, lkmcer@gmail.com, or Sharon Kaster, 763-473-6927

 

Prayer Shawl

Knit or crochet a Prayer Shawl for those in need of God’s compassion, love, and comfort in their lives. Pray as you create this work of love. The pattern for shawl provided.

Contact: Madaline Renshaw, 763-473-4096, frenshaw@hnoj.org

 

Funeral Food Ministry

Provide a salad or help serve a buffet-style meal (set up, serve, and clean up). Notification by phone as needed.

Contact: MaryLou Monighan, 763-550-0228, maryloum40@gmail.com