For information or to volunteer, Parish Council Liaison Terry Becker at at (479-685-8710) or

Art and Environment Committee

Responsible for the decoration of the church for worship services according to liturgical documents of the church. Contact Karen Sullivan at 523-3293 or for more information.


Volunteers prepare and serve lunches to families after the Funeral Liturgy and cemetery service. (Volunteers needed to set up, clean up and serve luncheon, other volunteers needed to provide a dish when called and to make phone calls.) Contact Katherine Alberts at for more information.

Bereavement/Prayer Service

This ministry provides parishioners who come together to pray at the vigil service on the day before a funeral. Provide assistance at Masses of Christian Burial to the assembly in song. Also, this group sings at special Liturgies such as Christmas, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, etc. Contact Katherine Alberts at for more information.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

After completing archdiocesan and parish training, these ministers assist in distributing Holy Communion at Mass. Some ministers are asked to take Communion to those who are homebound or unable to attend Mass. You must have received the sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist) and be mature enough to understand the importance of this ministry. Eighth grade students and older, once confirmed are welcome to join this ministry. Contact Sharon Hibbs at

Hospitality Ministers

A vital ministry that reaches out with a greeting of WELCOME! Ministers strive to ensure that all who attend Mass feel welcome as they arrive for weekend Masses. Hospitality Ministers assist with the weekly collection, bring the gifts to altar, and help locate seating for people when necessary. Ministers select Mass preference and are scheduled accordingly. Contact Sharon Hibbs at


This ministry provides the Liturgy of the Word at Masses. Individuals are trained through workshop and certification. Lectors select Mass preference and are scheduled accordingly. Anyone who is willing to proclaim the Word is welcome. Contact Sharon Hibbs at

Lenten Stations of the Cross

Held very Friday during Lent – Time will be announced prior to event. Contact Deacon Jim McGoff at for more information.

Music – Cantors

Lead the assembly in sung prayer during worship which requires a high level of commitment. Contact Katherine Alberts at for more information.

Music – Choir

Responsible for music at the weekend Liturgies; however, this choir does participate at other Masses rotating monthly throughout the year. They also sing at Holy Day Liturgies, Christmas, Easter, and Prayer Services, etc. (Requires a high level of commitment. Instrumentalists also welcome.) Contact Katherine Alberts at for more information.

Rosary Leaders

Members share devotion to our Blessed Mother by leading the rosary before daily Mass and one-half hour before weekend Masses. Contacts are Anne Bainbridge at


Sacristans assist the priest in preparation for each mass. Sacristans must be trained. Contact Sharon Hibbs at


Each year fifth grade students are invited to be trained as servers. (Adult volunteers help schedule, train, and wash vestments. Children participants, grades 5 & up, serve during Mass.) Contact Curt Meyers at

We, the people of St. John Paul II,
aim to live as Jesus lived through humility and trust.