Liturgical Ministries

Altar Servers:

Represents the congregation by assisting the priest at liturgy. Open to 3rd graders to adults. Training provided and renewed as needed.
Contact: Adam Bellin at 757-373-3210 or

Extra-ordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC):

Distribute Eucharist during liturgy. May also
be asked to take communion to the hospitalized and home-bound. Training provided.
Commitment: 2-4 Liturgies per month
Contact: 757-625-6763


Proclaim the Word of God during liturgy. Training provided.
Commitment: 2-3 liturgies per month
Contact: 757-625-6763

Ushers / Greeters:

Greet/assist community at worship. Pass out worship aids/bulletins, take up collection, provide direction at communion time, and attend to arising needs during liturgy.
Commitment: 1-2 liturgies per month
Gary and Francesca Smith –


Leads congregation singing at weekend liturgies and other times as needed. Must be a member of the choir.
Commitment: 1 weekend a month
Dr. Jim Gallatin 625-6763 or


Leads congregation singing at 11AM Sunday liturgy and all major
feasts. Repertory runs from Gregorian Chant to music written in the new
Commitment: Rehearsal Thursdays 7:30 to 9PM, Service Sunday 11AM
Dr. Jim Gallatin 625-6763 or

Contemporary Music Group:

Leads congregation singing at the Saturday evening liturgy twice a month. Members are singers and musicians (guitar, flute, piano, etc.)
Commitment: Weekly Rehearsals on Sunday at 4pm, Service on Saturdays twice a month
Contact Mary Rubino –

Behind The Scenes

Worship Committee:

Responsible for general evaluation of the Liturgies. Meets Quarterly or as needed before special seasons (Christmas and Lent\Triduum\Easter)
Fr. Paul 625-6763 Once Every Quarter

Prayer Writers:

Write scripts for the liturgy to be celebrated at Sacred Heart. It’s a weekly commitment.
If you want to be part of this ministry please conact the Parish office at

Altar Linens:

Pick up, launder and return linens after weekend liturgies.
Contact: 757-625-6763

Baptismal Garments:

Make infant, child and adults baptism garments.
Contact: Sr. Linhs

 Art & Environment:

Design/create church decorations for liturgical seasons.
Eric Singer 623-7917 3 Hrs Seasonal


Maintains inventory of candles, wine, hosts, etc. Water plants, polish candlesticks, etc. Parish Office 757-625-6763 As Needed