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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! 

  • GriefShare Team Member

    Have you experienced the deep grief of a loved one’s death? Have you learned valuable lessons and experienced healing from the hurt?

    Would you like to help others do the same?Griefshare Logo

    If this describes you, please pray about becoming part of St. Edith’s newly forming GriefShare team. Currently, we are looking for both women and men as facilitators. You do not need to be a counselor, teacher, or have a degree. You will not do this alone; we will provide you with the training you need and continued support as you serve those who are facing the pain of grief. The GriefShare program is based on biblical, Christ-centered teaching that uses DVD seminars featuring nationally respected grief experts and real-life stories, followed by small group discussions. You can learn more about the program at www.griefshare.org. If you are interested in this opportunity and want to learn more, or have questions, please contact Patti Kelly at 734-464-1222, ext. 301 or pkelly@stedith.org.

  • Flower Pots Ministry

    We are in need of some help on our "watering" ministry (maintaining the flower pots) on the church property. This would be on Fridays at your preferred time and takes about 30-45 minutes. 

    We are also looking for a few people to help with fertilizing/maintaining the flowering pots. This is needed about every other week, again on your schedule.... this takes 30-60 minutes each time.

    If you hear a calling to help in this area, please contact Jane DeRoo. Call, text, or email. 734-748-1888 janederoo@hotmail.com

  • Redford Meals On Wheels

    Redford Meals On Wheels is looking for a few volunteers to help in the kitchen at the Redford Senior Center, 12121 Hemingway, Redford, MI. 48239. 

    #1)  Help is needed on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8am-9:30am.  Volunteers will be packing bags or making food trays for the drivers to deliver.

    #2) delivery drivers are also needed.  We deliver on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You can do any day or days that you want. 

    Anyone interested can call Sabrina at 313-387-2778 and leave a message.

  • The Wave Project

    Parishioner Dan Gauvin has brought to us a great opportunity to serve/volunteer!  He is part of The Wave Project.  Established in 2018, WAVE Project (Welcoming All Valuing Everyone) is a grassroots nonprofit organization based in Macomb County with volunteer opportunities in the city of Detroit at The Wellness Center – 6309 Mack Avenue, offering the homeless the opportunity to shower.  Due to transportation, accessibility, and other barriers, members of the homeless community often go long periods of time without a shower, and WAVE provides that opportunity via the use of mobile showers.  Click here for more information about the WAVE Project and how you can sign up to volunteer!

  • Eucharistic Ministers Wanted!

    Do you enjoy serving others? Does helping others bring a smile to your face? Want to be a positive role model to others?

    Become a Eucharistic Minister today!

    No experience is needed and training available.

    Choose your own schedule:  Saturday, 5:00-6:00; Sunday, 8:30-9:30 or 11:00–12:00

    Benefits include: Gratitude of fellow parishioners; Joy of serving the Lord and your Church Community; Thanks, Appreciation and Prayers from Parish Staff

    Please see a sacristan before Mass to sign up to serve.
    Questions: Contact the Parish Office 734-464-1222

  • 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.

  • 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...

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
Email: parishoffice@stedith.org
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Monday - Friday all doors in the church building are locked at 8:00 pm

All Are Welcome!

Parish Office Hours:
Monday & Tuesday 9:00am-7:30pm
Wednesday & Thursday 9:00am-5:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 12:00pm
Closed from 12:00-1:00 for lunch

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