There are many opportunities to serve in St. Ann Parish, in many different capacities. But in some areas, there is a particularly pressing need. We need help; check out our ministries and groups below to see how you can help and if you have any interest, please volunteer!
The ministry of usher is a very visible sign of our church community. An usher is often the very first face that many people new to our parish will see. The ministry has many different duties, but it is above all a ministry of hospitality.
If you are interested in being a part of this very visible face of the parish, please call please contact Sister Loretta Primus at 302-829-8183 or email her here.
VIP (Visually Impaired Group)
The VIP Group cordially invites new members/volunteers to serve as readers and drivers. Meetings are held Wednesday afternoons from 1 to 3 PM in the Conference Room of the Masterson Center. They will not meet during the months of July and August.
Come and join! For additional information, please call Kathy, 302-604-1031.
Invitation for Liturgical Ministers
There is a place for you to serve within the Liturgy and we are inviting you (women, men, teens youth) to participate in the Ministry of Usher, Altar Server, Eucharistic Minister or Lector. Your service would be greatly appreciated and is a gift.
“All liturgical ministers are, first and foremost, members of the Body of Christ. Through their baptism, they are the “holy people and royal priesthood” whose right and privilege it is to participate in the ministry of Christ.” (General Instruction of the Roman Missal-Introduction #5)
To volunteer or for additional information, please contact Sr. Loretta 302-829-8183 or email her here
Meals On Wheels
Drivers are needed to deliver meals to the home-bound. Routes originate from the Ocean View Coastal Cheer Center on Cedar Neck Road. Each route takes approximately 2 hours from 10:30am-12:30pm.
Your volunteer commitment can be: once/month; once/every other week; or once every 2 weeks. Some volunteers work in pairs, although it isn’t necessary. If you have recently retired or are ready to give back, please consider Meals on Wheels. Meal recipients are grateful; volunteers are fulfilled. If your are interested, please call Yolanda at 302-539-2671.
Also Cheer Meals On Wheels at the Roxanna Cheer Center is in need of volunteer drivers to deliver meals to seniors. For more information or to volunteer call 302-732-3662.
Saint Vincent de Paul Moving Team
Young adults (20-40 years of age) are needed to assist members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in moving furniture donations. If you can help in this ministry, please contact Deacon Jack Freebery at 302-829-8165 or email him here. Thank you!
Choir and Handbell Choir
The Handbell Choir is looking for new members to start playing in the fall. If interested in joining a great group of people, please call Ed Shipley at 302-539-6449 ext. 107 and leave a message or email him here
Have you ever considered being a partner to someone who is on a journey of faith to becoming a Catholic Christian? The journey is known as the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) which includes children over the age of 7. There are many ways to be a partner. Consider becoming a member of the RCIA team. You do not have to make a full time commitment. There are many different aspects to a candidates journey: attending Mass with a candidate and discussing the Sunday readings, becoming a parish sponsor, attending a parish event with a candidate or supporting the candidates in a classroom setting. You also do not have to be an expert on the Catholic Church. While materials are available, our goal is to have the candidates experience an encounter with Christ. Formation for our team will be available. Think about it and if interested, call JoAnna Keller in the Religious Education Office at 302-539-5443.
St. Ann Gift Shop
Do you have an hour of your time to spare?? If you do, St. Ann Gift Shop is looking for you! The Gift Shop needs volunteers to work after the 8:30 AM Mass on Wednesdays and Saturdays until 9:30 AM. If you are interested, please contact Gina Busby at 302-539-7292.