Parish Life

May the Flame of the Spirit Fill Our Hearts ​and Lead Us to Serve in Our Parish Ministries!

Each of us gifted by God with unique talents, skills, abilities, interests and life experiences. Volunteering these gifts in our parish ministries helps us carry out and live our mission of Making Jesus Christ Known and Loved. Please explore the links below and learn more about the wide variety of ministries and volunteer opportunities offered by Nativity of Mary Catholic Church & School. We invite you to to consider where God might be calling you to be of service.


Event Set-Up/Take-Down - Assist in setting up and/or taking down for Parish Events. Contact the Parish Office at (952) 881-8671 to learn more.

Knights of Columbus/Women's Auxiliary - Knights volunteer for maintenance and painting projects on Parish campus. Contact the Parish Office at (952) 881-8671 to learn more.

Men's Club - Support the School and Parish through improvement projects, fundraising and provide fellowship to school dads and men of the Parish. To learn more, please contact Daryl Guthmiller.

Money Counters - Teams of 5-7, on a rotating basis, count Sunday and Holy Day collections enabling the Parish to maintain accurate accounting and confidential contribution records. To learn more, please contact Joanne Rachel.

People in Prayer - Praying for the needs of the people of Nativity of Mary Church and School, and for all children and families worldwide.

Scouting - Minister to youth and families offering opportunities for learning new skills, serving others, developing leadership skills, growing in faith, and having fun. Every Scout (boy or girl) is encouraged to earn the religious emblem for his or her age level (grade 1 - high school). Opportunities are available for all ages (including leaders). Please visit the Boy Scout Troop 374 page to discover all the opportunities scouting offers.

To learn more about Boy Scouts, contact the Parish Office at (952) 881-8671.
​To learn more about Girl Scouts, contact the School Office at (952)881-8160.

Vocations Team - Promotes awareness of our vocation to serve Christ's purpose in our daily lives. Encourages the discernment of priestly and religious vocations. Sponsors a morning of Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament during Vocations Awareness Week in January. Participates in Archdiocesan Called by Name process. Please contact Cathie Baier at (952)881-8671 x315.

31 Club - The 31 Club is a club with no meetings and no dues. You simply commit to pray for vocations one day a month, preferably by offering Mass or an hour of Adoration. Sign-up in the Gathering Space after all Masses. Pray there will be priests, deacons and religious for your children and grandchildren!

2018-19 Sign-Up Sheet (PDF) - To add your name to the list, sign-up in the back of Church or email Gary & Jane Lyons!

VEAP - Check back soon for more details. To learn more, please contact Erin Dobesh.

Bulletins or Mailings - Help collate and place inserts into bulletins on Friday mornings as needed. Help fold, stuff envelopes, label and sort mailings. To learn more, please contact Judy Tobroxen.

Welcome Desk Receptionist - Answer phones, assist with clerical tasks, and greet visitors. Half days or evenings. To learn more, please contact Judy Tobroxen.


Social Justice

​Loaves and Fishes - Check back soon for more details. To learn more, please contact John & Shirley Kovach.

Respect Life Committee - Work to protect and promote human life at every stage from conception to natural death especially of the most vulnerable in our society. To learn more, please contact Elizabeth Longo.

Social Justice Committee - Raise awareness of Catholic social teaching through justice-oriented action and education. To learn more, please contact the Parish Office at (952)881-8671.

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