Bloodmobile

Make phone calls to potential donors and find volunteers for the event for three blood drives annually.

ContactBarb Smith
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Building Maintenance

Assist with general upkeep of facility. Perform facility improvements i.e. carpentry, electricity, HVAC, plumbing. Skills experience required.

ContactSteve Lemons
563-5302
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Bulk Mailing Committee

Assist with bulk mailings for parish at key times of the year. Enjoy routine work with fun loving crew.

ContactLois Imm
268-4546

Caring for Our Military

Plan events and projects that provide recognition, support and prayer for current and past military family members and loved ones.

Contact Mary Morin
816-356-8128 or Ruth Owens
913-492-7250

Caring for the Sick & Homebound

Volunteers provide various services to parish members needing some assistance with daily living routines including meals, respite care and rides to church.

ContactCaring Ministry
563-5304
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Catechists and Classroom Aides for RE Programs Grades 1-8

Co-teach weekly faith sharing and community building sessions. VIRTUS training required plus ongoing training per program. Meets weekly during the school year.

Contact Nicholas Moragues
563-5303
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Christmas Tree of Love

Make tags for the tree, sort, and box gifts to Catholic Charities for their Christmas Store.

Contact

Terry Piere
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Debbie Eisenhower
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Cleaning the Church

Help maintain the interior of the church by dusting, vacuuming, washing windows, etc. twice a month.

Contact Donna Cornett
268-8098

Community Gardens

Help grow organic, healthy vegetables in our parish garden. All vegetables are donated to feed the hungry in our community.

Contact Barbara Cordts
764-1336
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Jan Kinney
485-7975
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Donna Cornett
816-225-1433
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Community Outreach

Build a “KCK Connection” between our parish and Wyandotte County communities through tutoring, community gardens, sponsoring the Catholic Charities monthly food collection for area pantries and seasonal collections of school supplies, coats and toys, etc.

Contact Mary Morin
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Marian VanVleet
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CYO

Provide leadership, support and guidelines in developing youth athletic programs and activities for 3th to 8th grades. Coaches must be VIRTUS certified.

Contact Jack Rutherford
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CYO Sports Page

Decorating the Church

Help decorate the worship space and surrounding areas reflect the liturgy and the liturgical seasons. Many skills needed including carpenters and those who like to decorate or set up and tear down seasonal decorations.

ContactMartha Tady
563-5308
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Donut Sunday Hospitality

Greet guests and encourage a relaxed and friendly environment for Coffee and Donut Sundays after morning Masses on the third Sunday of the month. Greeters help serve, set up and clean up.

Contact Janet Rokusek
816-383-1903
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El Salvador Ministry

Promote and educate parishioners about our sistering relationship with El Buen Pastor in El Salvador, manage projects and assist with activities.

ContactRita Hyde
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Eucharistic Minister to the Homebound

Bring the Eucharist to individuals in their home or lead a Communion service in a facility that we serve.

ContactAlison Beloin Dean
563-5304
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Fall Festival

It’s a day of family fun and fundraising held annually in September. There are many opportunities to volunteer: carnival games, silent auction, used book and used jewelry sales, entertainment, food booths and more.

Contact Mary Losik
563-5311
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Food Kitchen

Parishioners prepare and serve food to 300+ guests at the St Mary’s Food Kitchen in KCK on third Tuesday of each month.

Contact Marcia Mielke
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Ruth Owens
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Funeral Dinner Receptions

Volunteers provide salads and desserts for dinner and host the reception following the funeral Masses.

Contact Bev O’Connor
438-6764 or
Joann Shikles
894-6264

Graphic Designers, Marketers, Photographers and Writers

Provide needed skills in parish publications, promoting events, ministries, programs, etc.

ContactMary Losik
563-5311
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Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza is our parish’s largest fundraiser for church and school, held on Friday, April 28, 2017. The live and silent auctions, catered dinner and adult beverage service offer many opportunities to volunteer.

ContactMary Losik
563-5311
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Mass Coordinator

Coordinates all ministers who participate in the Mass i.e. servers, lectors, Eucharistic Ministers and Hospitality Ministers behind-the-scenes so that worship flows smoothly. Training is provided. SEE WORD DOC FOR MORE

ContactMartha Tady
563-5308
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Meal Preparation to Youth Ministries Grades 9-12

Provide meals for Sunday evening Oasis gatherings. Needed following 5 PM Mass on Sundays.

ContactMary Mueller
563-5310
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Music for Liturgies

Looking for people who love music: choir members , cantors to lead assembly in song, singers and instrumentalists for ensembles and accompanniests for cantors and choral groups (keyboard, guitar, percussion, winds and strings). For a variety of liturgies from weekend Masses to funeral choirs, feasts and holydays. Auditions required plus rehearsals.

ContactJohn Rudzinski
563-5305
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Music Office Volunteers

Maintain music library, phone members, sort/repair church hymnals, write news articles.

ContactJohn Rudzinski
563-5305
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Outreach and Social Justice Ministry

Good Shepherd Outreach Opportunities

 

 


Refugee Furniture Drive
Saturday, April 22 
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Good Shepherd Church Parking Lot

 

Catholic Charities continues to assist refugees coming into our area and is in need of furniture.  Good Shepherd, along with TurnStyles, will collect donations in the parish parking lot from 9AM to 3PM on Saturday, April 22.  

 

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Parish Garden Club

Maintain and beautify the flower gardens on the Church property –a green thumb preferred.

ContactJack Carson
631-4352

Parish Life Councils

If you are interested in serving in a leadership role on one of our seven parish life councils, come to Engagement Night in April, an evening to give you an opportunity to find out more about what each council does along with an invitation to serve.

ContactMary Losik
563-5311
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Planned Giving Committee

Invite parishioners to make estate gifts to the parish for future long-term support. Need good communicators and professional skills in law, accounting, insurance, finance, etc.

ContactMary Losik
563-5311
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Plant Watering

Water plants every other week once a month and more often at Christmas and Easter.

ContactAimee Barnes
913-631-3480

Prayers of the Faithful Writers

Prepare the Prayers of the Faithful (the prayers of the community) for Sunday Masses once each month. Guidelines and samples provided.

ContactMartha Tady
563-5308
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Refugee and Migrant Services Committee

Coordinate with Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas to help meet the needs of refugee and migrant communities in our area. Click on the link to sign up to help move refugee families into their new homes: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f4ea4ae2da4f58-catholic

Contact Marilyn Breitenstein
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Respect Life

Respect Life Committee Cultivate awareness and invites parish involvement on life issues through prayer, action, education and advocacy.

Contact Paul Faltermeier
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Seamstress

Makes fabric pieces used at church i.e. altar cloths, banners, repair of server robes, etc. Sewing experience needed.      

Contact Martha Tady
563-5308
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Shalom House

Provide a meal for the 25 residents of Shalom House, a homeless shelter for men in Kansas City, KS, on the first Saturday of each month. For more information go to Shalom House homepage.

Contact Mary Morin, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Snow Shoveling

Remove snow and ice on sidewalks and at the main entrances as needed November - March.  Must be in good physical condition. 

Contact Steve Lemons
563-5302
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Sound System/Power Point Ministry

Operate the media system for all liturgies including microphone and laptop set ups.  Mentoring with trained media tech provided.

Contact John Rudzinski
563-5305
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Spiritual Support – Butterfly Project

Pray with those in need of extra support and attention at Garden Terrace, Alzheimer's center. Or be with those residents who are seriously ill and dying at their bedside, a “presence” during their journey thru the final stages of life. Offer spiritual comfort to their family members and friends. One hour individual training provided.  

Contact

Alison Beloin Dean
913-563-5304
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Trivia Night

A fun night for Good Shepherd trivia buffs to test their knowledge of trivia against other trivia buffs of all ages.  Volunteers are needed to help in a variety of ways. 

Contact Natasha Burns, 306-2906, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ;
Janel Spaeth, 787-3142, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Katie McGlinn, 322-9121, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Vocation Committee

Encourage vocational awareness especially priestly vocations – through various programs and presentations. 

Contact Pat Hayden
816-396-0817
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Washer of Sacramental Linens and Towels

Wash Baptismal towels, purificators and altar cloths and iron linens. Usually required once or twice a month.

Contact Martha Tady
563-5308
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Youth Ministry Adult Leadership

 Plan and lead Sunday evening sessions with teens.  VIRTUS training required.

Contact Mary Mueller
563-5310
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