Parish Life

Parish Life

PARISH LIFE COMMISSION

Contact: Pat Gandolph      357- 5757

The Commission is responsible for building a vibrant parish life and providing social opportunities for the Little Flower Parish Community.

 

HEALTH MINISTRY

Contact: Peggy Clegg         357-8352, ext 32

pclegg@littleflowerparish.org

Parish Health Ministry is an opportunity for the church to affirm the connection between faith and health, and to care for each person in body, mind and spirit. The Pastoral Associate for Health and Senior Ministry coordinates volunteers, and acts as a liaison with community health resources. Parish Health ministry is primarily holistic and pastoral, rather than clinical, and combines skills of Pastoral Care.

 

ADVENTURESOME GROUP/SENIOR MINISTRY

Contact: Peggy Clegg         357-8352, ext 32                                               pclegg@littleflowerparish.org

The Adventuresome Group is a social group for the senior members of our parish. The Little Flower Senior Ministry promotes opportunities for parishioners to meet and serves as an extension of the parish family to unite faith, life experiences, and wellness promotion. The Adventuresome Group usually meets on the second Wednesday of each month following an 11:00 a.m. Mass.

 

CHRISTOPHER MINISTRY

Contact: Peggy Clegg         357-8352, ext 32                                               pclegg@littleflowerparish.org

The Christopher Ministry is an outreach to parishioners. As ministers of care, the Christopher volunteers are commissioned by the parish to bring the compassion and communion of the church to the sick and the homebound. The goal is to provide prayer and sacrament to parishioners who are hospitalized, to residents of local nursing facilities, and to the homebound – in essence, bringing Little Flower Church to those unable to attend.

 

WELCOMING COMMITTEE

Contact: Peggy Clegg         357-8352, ext 32                                              pclegg@littleflowerparish.org

The Welcoming Committee prepares information and other resources for new parishioners to help them feel at home and become members of our community.   One weekend per month, they offer an opportunity after all Masses for parishioners to begin the parish registration process.   You may also register at Little Flower by completing the ON LINE REGISTRATION FORM.

 

RESPECT LIFE COMMITTEE

Contact: Peg Kramer          356-7649

The goal is to educate parishioners on the Church’s stand that all human life must be respected from the moment of conception to natural death. Respect Life meets once a month on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Parish Center.

 

THE GABRIEL MINISTRY

Contact: Anita Moody     918-0997 or Michelle White    946-2826

 

The Gabriel Project is a ministry that assists women in crisis pregnancies by offering them the love and non-judgmental support of our parish community spiritually, emotionally and financially. An “Angel” is a parish volunteer who befriends an expectant mother and is responsible for on-going support during pregnancy and after delivery. An Auxiliary member assists the ministry with prayer, meals and in organizing events.

 

THE LITTLE FLOWER LADIES CLUB AND ALTAR SOCIETY

Contact: : Judy Jones         353-8734

All women of the parish are invited to attend the regular business-social meetings and participate in the many activities such as plant sales, bake sales,, and others which help meet the needs of the church. Meetings are held the first Thursday of the month except for January, June and July.

 

THE FUNERAL LUNCHEON COMMITTEE

Contact: Pat Gandolph      357-5757

Volunteers bake, cook, set up, and serve the “Mercy Meal” provided for families in the Parish Center following funerals. Parishioner volunteers are assigned to teams and are called on a rotating basis to provide this service.

 

MISSION SEWING

Contact: Agnes Evrard       356-3460

Mission sewing meets the third Tuesday of every month at 10:00 a.m. in the Sewing Room of the Parish Center. The sewing group works on various projects and donates to organizations in need. They regularly send hand-made items to the Adult Nutrition and Day Care Center in Pineapple, Alabama.

 

SUNDAY COFFEE AND DONUTS

Contact: Bill & Debbie Belles 359-4288

Coffee and doughnuts are served after the 8:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday mornings in the Social Hall (School Cafeteria) for fellowship and community-building for parishioners. This is supported by a free-will offering which is greatly appreciated.  Parishioner volunteers may sing up to “host” this weekly event

 

LITTLE PETALS PLAYGROUP

Contact: Mindy Dant-Gordon 352-0395

Little Petals is a playgroup for infants and toddlers. Moms and/or dads meet every Friday from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Parish Center. Parents have the opportunity to visit with each other, while their children play.