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ASCB is a standing committee of the Parish Council that oversees the operations of many non-worship related committees at St. Matthews.
Our ministry is comprised of caring individuals who are available to listen and visit with parishioners who have lost loved ones. Our team sends a sympathy card, invitation to our Spring prayer service, a letter during the Christmas holidays, and an invitation to the All Souls Day Mass Celebration to parishioners
who have lost loved ones in the previous year. In addition, we coordinate the Spring Prayer Service and assist with the All Souls Day Mass Celebration. We believe that much of our ministry takes place as we reach out to others whether it be at the Spring Prayer Service in the Little Brick Church or in the hallway
following mass. Our team always welcomes new members. Care Notes are also available in the church lobby. For more information, contact Kathy Esselman, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Building and Grounds Committee oversees the maintenance and upkeep of the parish property, buildings, and cemetery grounds. It also plans for the future needs and capital improvements. The committee coordinates several parish workdays per year. Individuals are needed that are willing to help with with projects or that possess special skills. Meetings are scheduled monthly generally on the fourth Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM.
Oversees the financial operations of the Parish including accounting and internal control procedures. Develops a parish budget in cooperation with parish ministries and presents it to the Parish Council for their approval. Meetings are generally held monthly.
St. Matthew’s Parish holds an authentic Door County Style Fish Boil several times a year. The fish is cooked outside in large kettles over an open flame. The fish boils are held between 4:00 and 7:00 PM in the Parish Cafeteria. Advanced tickets are available at the Parish Office during Normal Business Hours and in the Parish Gathering Space after Mass the week before the Fish Boil. The next Fish Boil will be October 12th, 2018.
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Recommends and implements programs and events designed to facilitate growth of the parish community, collaboration between the school and parish community and encourage the gifts and talents of parishioners. Examples of recent events include: Parish Picnic, Chili Cook Off, and New Member Welcome Brunch. For more information, please contact Mary Komorowski, email@example.com
Oversees the parish’s personnel policies and compensation packages. Develop yearly personnel budget and presents to the Finance Committee. Meetings are generally held monthly.
Plans and facilitates the monthly collection and distribution of needed items to different agencies in the community that serve families and individuals in need. For more information, please contact Jane Januszewski.
Plans and coordinates the work of subcommittees dedicated to promoting total parish stewardship. Over-all focus with a deep sense of gratitude, is assisting the parish in identifying and sharing our gifts of time, talent, and treasure on a year round basis.
Supports parishioners, their families and friends through daily prayer. Petitions come from the parish community for those who need healing, guidance or have a special request. Intentions are received weekly and are sent to Prayer Network members via email or U.S. Mail.