Facilities and Grounds Ministries

The Facilities and Grounds Ministries help enrich our parish environment with the upkeep of the facilities and grounds.

These ministries offer you the ability to use your God given talents to serve others by fulfilling the needs and challenges that the upkeep of a parish offers.

Please prayerfully consider joining one of these ministries, you can do so here. If you do not see your selection in the drop down menu, please add your choice to the comments box.

Church Cleaning / Heavenly Dusters

This ministry in charge of vacuuming, dusting, and overall cleaning of the church once a week for one month out of the year.  Couples, friends, etc. make the best teams for this ministry.

Altar Linens Ministry

This ministry is responsible for all the linens for the Altar.  That involves cleaning, ironing if necessary and minor repairs or stitching up.  There is special training for this ministry and if you are interested in joining the ladies that do this they would be happy to have you'


Anyone with experience and talent in woodwork of any kind is highly encouraged to speak up and become a part of this ministry.  We don’t often have a need for work of this kind but occasionally we do.  So, if you would like to put your name on the list to help out once in a while in this area we would love to have you. 


Anyone with experience in electrical work is encouraged to join this ministry.  These buildings are old and we are every now and then faced with a problem needing the advice of an electrician.  So, if you would like to put your name on the list to help out once in a while in this area we would be grateful to have you. 


This is a large piece of property with plumbing issues that have popped up over the years from out at the grotto, to the church, the rectory, to the hall.  This ministry is run by one retired plumber and member of the parish.  We would be grateful to get him one or two more people to join this ministry on a when needed situation.  If you would like to put your name on the list to help out in this area we would be excited to have you. 

General Maintenance

This ministry is meant to assist the janitor in any situation he may require help.  It could be anything from changing ballasts, to repairing a kneeler in the church.  If you would like to put your name on the list of persons that could be available occasionally to assist with odd jobs/tasks that require two or more people, please let us know.

Yard Work

Mowing, raking, weed eating, pruning, weeding, hauling debris away, and everything else that needs to be done to keep the grounds up all year long. Please find time to become part of this ministry and assist with any of these needs on a regular basis or even only when needed.

Garden Club

This group meets once a month for planning and cleanup (weather permitting).  The garden grounds (The Grotto, Gethsemane Garden, and Calvary Hill) are the 3 main gardens for upkeep and planting. If you love to garden this is the ministry for you.

Cemetery Ministry

This is a special ministry dedicated to keeping our Wilkeson Cemetery looking revered for the souls laid to rest there and their visitors.  This involves grounds keeping maintenance, much like the Yard Work needed at the churches.  If you would like to join the team who cares for these grounds, please notify the parish office.

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