There are many ways to serve at St. Mary’s!

If you would like to find out more about any of these ministries or groups, please contact the parish office (810) 686-3920.

Liturgical Ministry
Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion
Assists Priest in distributing the Body &  Blood of Jesus
Lector (Reader)
Proclaims readings at Mass (except Gospel reading)
Introduction of the Mass, the intercessions and announcements
Ministers of Hospitality
Ushers and greeters who welcome members and visitors to Mass and assist with seating and other needs.
Altar Server
Assists Priest during Mass.   Adults, or any boy or girl, 4th grade or older

Religious Education
Catechist (religion teacher)
Catechist Aide (assists Catechist in classroom)
Assists with program activities.  All instructional materials are provided

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
A process for those interested in learning about the beliefs and practices of the Catholic Church with an interest in becoming Catholic.

Youth Group
Fosters a sense of community, fun and  fellowship for students in grades 9-12

Social Outreach
St. Vincent de Paul
Ministers to the poor, including assisting at food pantry

Rosary Makers
Makes and repairs rosaries for sale, and for distribution around the world

Funeral Luncheons
Contributes a dish and/or helps with  setup or cleanup

Altar Society
Takes care of the church, breakfasts and bazaar. Many guilds with specific duties make up the Altar Society

Intercessory Prayer Group
Gathers to prayer for the intentions of the Pastor and the initiatives of the parish.

Gathers once a month to assess the needs of the parish in areas of the physical grounds and desired  spiritual/evangelization initiatives.  Under the direction of the Pastor, makes recommendations and offers possible solutions regarding improvements to the parish overall.

Garden Club
Plants, cares and tends our parish gardens
Contact Virginia O’Brien for more information:  810-397-8633

Knights of Columbus
Catholic (Mens) Fraternal Order that performs many charitable activities.

Soup kitchen, Alcoholics Anonymous

Donut Crew   Assists on Sundays – helps set up/clean up and maintain donuts, coffee & donuts