On Saturday 7 May we will be holding an open day for anyone who is interested in volunteering in the parish. If you have thought about volunteering, please come along between 10:30am and 1:00pm, when you’ll have the opportunity to talk to some of the people who already volunteer, to try your hand at helping with the flowers, find out what it’s like to sing with the choir or read at Mass and talk about exactly what is involved in joining one of the parish’s groups and committees.
10:30 Ministry – introduction and opening prayer
10:45 Music and the choir: find out about joining the choir
11:15 Reading: a chance to try reading in church
11:45 Preparing the liturgy/sacristan
12:10 Music and the choir: find out about joining the choir
12:35 Reading: a chance to try reading in church
13:00 Closing prayer
10:50 Flowers: have a go at flower arranging
11:15 Buildings: what is involved in caring for the church buildings
11:45 Committees and groups: what the committees do
12:10 Children’s liturgy and working with young people
Information available about:
Stewarding: keeping the church open for visitors and prayer
Welcoming at Sunday Mass
Safeguarding: DBS checks for volunteers. What is involved?