Knights of Columbus

Description: A Catholic fraternal men's organization dedicated to supporting our Bishops, Priests, Church, and community. St. Mark's and Sacred Heart, Colwich have combined to establish Council #9510.
Commitment: Monthly meetings and group events.

Baked Goods

Donate baked goods (cakes, pies, cookies) to be served at various social functions and fundraisers throughout the year.

Bingo Volunteer

Description: Help set-up and clean-up, serve concessions, or work at the bingo games.
Commitment: Twice a year.

Church Cleaning

Description: Clean and dust the church as scheduled and assist with general church cleaning as needed.

Commitment: Twice a year.

Cinnamon Rolls

Description: Assist in preparing, packaging, and selling cinnamon rolls on scheduled Sundays. Proceeds benefit the St. Mark's Altar Society.
Commitment: The first Sunday of the month (during the school year).

Parish Dinners/Receptions

Description: Assist in setting-up, cleaning, preparing or serving parish dinners, receptions and other social functions.

Commitment: Varies, usually twice a year.

Parish Social Events Coordinator

Description: Organize social events to foster parish life, cultivate friendships, and have fun.

Commitment: As needed.

Questions and to sign-up: Parish Office @ 796-1604.

Purchase Food/Supplies for Funeral Dinners

Purchasing (with Altar Society funds) items necessary to serve funeral dinners.

Provide Salads or Desserts for Funeral Dinners

Donate a salad or dessert, when called upon, to be served at funeral dinners held at St. Mark’s.

Assist in Preparing Food for Funeral Dinners

Description: Assist in preparing meals for funeral dinners held at St. Mark's. Duties include preparing meat and vegetables and peeling potatoes.
Commitment: As needed.

Serve Funeral Dinners

Help set-up, serve, or clean-up following a funeral dinner at St. Mark’s.

Commitment: Set-up and preparation from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.; or, serving and clean-up from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Compassionate Care Ministry

Description: Members offer loving, prayerful support to parish families who experience the loss of a loved one. Members are asked to pray when notified by phone or email. Members may also assist with refreshments after rosaries and a prayer service on All Soul’s Day, as well as provide continued support for the family throughout the year.

Commitment: A few hours for each funeral.

Questions and to sign-up: Jeanine Burleigh @ 794-8048.

Hand-quilted Quilts

Parish women can share their talents with needle and thread by creating quilts by hand. Quilts are raffled at the annual Quilt Raffle/Bingo. Proceeds benefit the mission of the Altar Society.
Contact: Parish Office @ 796-1604

Tied Comforters

Description: Parish women share their talents by creating comforter tops while non-sewers tie the comforters. Comforters are used for the 21 Tied-Comforter Bingo. Proceeds benefit the mission of the Altar Society.
Commitment: An hour and a half, twice a month.

Marriage Preparation Couple

Assist the pastor on an as-needed basis to prepare engaged couples for the Sacrament of Marriage.

Re’MARK’able Moms Group

Join other stay-at-home moms and their children monthly for daytime social activities and support in building a domestic church.
Commitment: Monthly meetings average 2-3 hours.

Welcoming Committee

Description: Welcome new parishioners to St. Mark's parish through personal visits and providing encouragement to become involved in the parish community.
Commitment: To visit those newly registered. 

Summer Coffee & Doughnuts

Individuals or families who prepare coffee, order, and serve doughnuts after Sunday Masses as scheduled.

School Year Coffee & Doughnuts

Individuals or families who prepare coffee, order, and serve doughnuts after Sunday Masses as scheduled.

St. Mark’s Golden Achievers

Description: The Golden Achievers meet for food and fellowship once a month and plan other activities that may be of interest or needed by the group.
Commitment: Meet on the 4th Sunday of the month at 11:00 a.m. in the Heritage Room.