“What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him?” James 2:14
St. Clare of Assisi church is a rapidly growing parish in the Acworth area. We invite you to join us in serving our community and parish family, and are grateful for any and all volunteers! If you do not hear back from a ministry head you have contacted within one week, please contact Susan Williams – email@example.com – and she will put you in touch with the appropriate person.
Alpha Program: An adult faith is explicitly rooted in a personal relationship with Jesus, lived in the Christian community and connected to the life, teaching and mission of the Church. All persons over the age of 18 are invited to join us in the fall when this ministry resumes.
Contact Brian Henderson – firstname.lastname@example.org
Altar Servers: This ministry is open to any young Catholic boy or girl who has received First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion. Servers assist the priest and deacon in the celebration of the liturgy during Mass. Training sessions are held throughout the year.
Contact Deacon Tom – email@example.com
Cenacle of Eucharistic Apostles Ministry: This is a small church group of up to 15 persons that meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays after the 9A.M. Mass (around 9:25am) at the rectory to pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet and study the Diary of St. Faustina, as well as Scripture and the Catechism in regards to Divine Mercy. Any questions please contact Mary Jo Davy phone at 805-701-2079 or email travlingram@hot
Communications Ministry: Join us! Our Social Media Ministry includes keeping up with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram,YouTube, our parish app*, calendar and website as well as the weekly bulletin. We need your help to keep up with posting information and more importantly to push information, pictures and videos to be posted!
contact Angie Cowan – firstname.lastname@example.org
Extra-ordinary/Holy Communion: The purpose of this ministry is to assist the Priest and Deacon in the distribution of Holy Communion to the people in attendance at mass.
Contact Tom Dvorak – email@example.com
Giving Tree: Our mission is to ensure less fortunate families and children are remembered during the Christmas season. We contact several local organizations and coordinate the process identifying Christmas needs of that group. We request, collect, sort, distribute, and track gifts that fulfill those needs. In October, November and December we need volunteers to set up and organize this process, including putting up a tree with ornament tags and delivering gifts.
Contact Nancy VonHagel – firstname.lastname@example.org
Habitat for Humanity: We are in a 6 parish Habitat for Humanity Catholic Coalition that builds houses in Cobb County. It is a great opportunity for fellow parishioners to get together and help deserving families to own a well built house.
Contact Richard Angeli at email@example.com.
Hispanic: St. Clare of Assisi is blessed with a bilingual pastor and office manager, and has a very active Hispanic community. Please contact Father Mark directly for more information. Contact Fr. Mark Starr - firstname.lastname@example.org
Hospitality: Our mission is to unite parishioners in a welcoming atmosphere after Mass to build relationships in our church community. We welcome volunteers who want to help serve pastries after Mass on the first Sunday of each month.
Contact Colleen Rodriguez Email: email@example.com
Knights of Columbus: A Catholic fraternal organization for men ages 18 years and older. Based on the principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism, these knights support and serve St. Clare’s and the surrounding community.
Contact Mike Emanuelo – firstname.lastname@example.org
Lumen Middle School Bible Study: St. Clare is blessed to start a bible study gathering for our Middle School children. Our goal is to help our children and parents connect more with their faith and help connect Middle School children and their parents to other families in our parish. If anyone is interested in the details, contact Shana Hackworth, email email@example.com to get on the group list!
Music : Singers and musicians are welcome to join us at any of the Masses. We have a traditional choir and a contemporary choir. Prior experience is preferred.
Contact Marianne Gregory – firstname.lastname@example.org
Para musica en espanol – Tony Ramirez Ramirez T. Fam (770) 435-1219
Contact: Tony Ramirez – email@example.com
Sacristan: Arranges the books needed for the celebration, marking all of the divisions. He or she lays out the vestments and anything else needed for the celebration, such as cruets, chalices, ciboria, linens, oils, processional crosses, and candles.
Contact Mary Theresa Zoellner – firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Vincent de Paul: The Society of St. Vincent de Paul leads women and men to join together to grow spiritually by offering person to person service to all those who are needy and suffering within our community. SVdP currently provides assistance to those in need through our parish food pantry.
Contact Jeff Cohan – email@example.com
Ushers: Greeting the parishioners as they enter the service, assist in finding available seats, passing the collection baskets, passing out bulletins. School setup for Mass and parking at St. Teresa’s. We invite anyone (male or female) over the age of 18 to help out.
Contact Rob Durham – firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer of the Month: If you would like to nominate a St. Clare parishioner for the Volunteer of the Month, message us on Facebook or email our Volunteer Coordinator, Susan Williams, at email@example.com. We need their name and a short blurb as to how they are awesome at serving our Lord.
Youth Group Ministry: Come join us as we personally encounter Jesus Christ and have fun with friends in community. Bible studies at local coffee shops, ALPHA gatherings, XLT nights, and more will be starting soon. If you’re interested in more info or have any questions, please contact me, or just talk to me after Holy Mass! Contact: Cheryl Cannon Email: firstname.lastname@example.org