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Featured Volunteer Ministry - St. Edith Picnic

The 8th annual St. Edith family picnic will be held Sunday, August 18, 2019. This event has had the success of being very well attended. It is enjoyed by so many parishioners and their families and friends.

In order to continue this success, the picnic committee needs new volunteers to chair the many fun activities. Most of the details for the various activities are already in place so it’s a matter of your time and energy to carry out one fun activity that you would be dedicated to. It is a perfect time for younger people to join the group and start learning the ropes so that the picnic can continue for many years to come.

In particular, we are in need of a coordinator for Face Painting and for massage therapists to do chair massages. You can explore any one of the many opportunities by contacting Mary Lou Burr, our Picnic Chairperson via phone or text at 734-245-5597.

Other Volunteer Opportunities and Information

Thanks for your service to the parish!  Nothing will make you feel like you are part of the parish community more than volunteering. And there are many opportunities to get involved. Whether it is a onetime event like helping out at the Summer Picnic, or an on-going commitment like being a Welcome Host at Mass there is always a need for dedicated volunteers.  There is always a need for you! 

  • Art and Environment looking for waterers!
    Soon we will be putting together the outside landscaping around the church.  We are looking for several people who would be willing to help with watering the containers around the church. The containers need to be watered about every other day and if we can get several people to do this, it would be a once-a-week  30-60 minute commitment.   It's not hard work....all you need is a willingness to give one hour of your time each week....we will be happy to show you everything you need to know.  If you are interested in helping out with this, please give me a call, text or email.
    Thank you in advance for helping to make our church a beautiful place to worship!
    Jane DeRoo

  • VBS Volunteers Needed!

    Contact or (734) 464-2020 if you are interested in helping out at this year’s VBS. It’s a great experience! Ages 11 and up welcome!

  • Ushers Ministry

    Our Ushers are called to be on the front lines for assisting and welcoming our parishioners and visitors at St. Edith. Being a member of the Ushering Ministry is very rewarding and is a great way to get involved and meet other members of the St. Edith Community. More info...

  • Coffee & Donuts Team

    Volunteers to serve coffee & donuts are needed at 8:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. Sunday Masses. Families with children are encouraged to volunteer. Please see the volunteers in the kitchen for further information or call the parish office and let them know you are interested.

  • Helping Hands Ministry

    Many hands make light work! Our Helping Hands Ministry provides assistance in many areas to people who need a bit of help. More info...

  • Hospitality Ministry

    Hospitality is an important part of parish life. Welcoming and serving parishioners, guests and the community at Mass, after Mass, or at our events is so important to remind people that all are welcome here at St. Edith! We have several hospitality related ministries - which one is calling you? Prayerfully consider one of the following ministries: Welcoming Committee, Coffee & Donuts, Ushering, First Weekend Dinners, Coffee & Conversation and more! Learn more about each of these ministries!

  • Creating a Safe Environment

    Making sure our parishoners and guests are comfortable and safe at St. Edith is a priority. All volunteers in high school and up who will be working with children as part of their volunteer service will need to complete a one-time training session.  Click here for more information.

Take a look at the Parish Ministries & Events at a Glance publication for a full listing of the opportunities available. 

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15089 Newburgh Rd, Livonia, MI 48154
Phone: 734-464-1222

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