May the flame of the Spirit fill our hearts and lead us to serve in our parish ministries!
Each of us gifted by God with unique talents, skills, abilities, interests and life experiences. Volunteering these gifts in our parish ministries helps us carry out and live our mission of Making Jesus Christ Known and Loved. Please explore the links below and learn more about the wide variety of ministries and volunteer opportunities offered by Nativity of Mary Catholic Church & School. We invite you to to consider where God might be calling you to be of service.
Faith Formation Ministries
Nativity of Mary School
Pastoral Care Ministries
Event Set-Up/Take-Down - Assist our Maintenance Engineer in setting up and/or taking down for Parish Events. To learn more, please contact Jim Ellison.
Friendly Visitor Committee - Volunteers provide a caring presence in the home to assist and support families who are providing care for their loved ones. To learn more, please contact the Parish Office.
Health and Wellness Committee - Committee members meet to address the health and wellness needs of the parishioners and help identify available resources. To learn more, please contact Julaine Zeier.
Knights of Columbus/Women's Auxiliary - Knights volunteer for maintenance and painting projects on Parish campus. To learn more, please contact Deacon Jim McLaughlin.
Men's Club - Support the School and Parish through improvement projects, fundraising and provide fellowship to school dads and men of the Parish. To learn more, please contact Travis Hawton.
Money Counters - Teams of 5-7, on a rotating basis, count Sunday and Holy Day collections enabling the Parish to maintain accurate accounting and confidential contribution records. To learn more, please contact James Kelzer.
People in Prayer - Praying for the needs of the people of Nativity of Mary Church and School, and for all chldren and families worldwide.
Prayer Shawl Ministry - Prayer shawls are intended to be a reminder of God's ever present love which is as near to you as your own body is to your spirit. Volunteers knit or crochet prayer shawls to be given to our parishioners who are in need of our healing prayers. To learn more, please contact Eileen Petersen.
Scouting - Minister to youth and families offering opportunities for learning new skills, serving others, developing leadership skills. growing in faith, and having fun. Every Scout (boy or girl) is encouraged to earn the religious emblem for his or her age level (grade 1 - high school). Opportunities are available for all ages (including leaders). To learn more about Boy Scouts, please contact Denise Nygren. To learn more about Cub Scouts, please contact Carol Oldowski. To learn more about Girl Scouts, please contact Mary Tracy at (952)250-9926.
Vocations Team - Promotes awareness of our vocation to serve Christ's purpose in our daily lives. Encourages the discernment of priestly and religious vocations. Sponsors a morning of Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament during Vocations Awareness Week in January. Participates in Archdiocesan Called by Name process.
Seniors (55+) - Persons 55+ gather periodically throughout the year for socialization and enrichment. To learn more, please contact Kathy Schoenecker.
VEAP - Check back soon for more details. To learn more, please contact Mary Ann Gross.
Welcoming Committee - Develop activities and events for newly registered parishioners to help them become acquainted with the Parish and other members of the Church and School communities. To learn more, please contact Teresa St. Amant.