St. John's Councils

St. John’s has a number of ways to get involved in the church. We encourage everyone to share their talents and skills. Below is a list of councils. If you have questions or are interested in serving on a committee, please contact the office.

Council for Catechesis:
Supports the Faith Formation goals of our parish to nurture lifelong faith formation of our community.

Fellowship Committee:
Plans and coordinates activities to support the community goal of our parish, which is to form a stronger, welcoming, and inclusive St. John’s community by building a family of families.

Finance Council:
Assists the Pastor in the management of the physical assets of the parish through budget management, review of financial statements, asset management, and development of resources.

Pastoral Council:
Addresses the needs, ideas, hopes, and activities of the parish and assists the Pastor in evaluating parish life. Their goal is to promote the renewal of Christian life within the Parish.

Respect Life Committee:
Recognizes that human life is a gift of God entrusted to everyone. The Committee respects and honors life from conception to natural death, and feels the necessity of expressing its shared conviction about human life's sacred character in concrete and active ways. The Committee will be active in fundraising for various organizations that promote the sacredness of life, and will have various speakers come from time to time in an effort to educate parishioners.

Safety Committee: 
Meets quarterly to discuss seasonal safety issues, ongoing maintenance, and staff and volunteer safety. The Safety Committee reviews Diocesan safety guidelines and encourages ongoing education and compliance.

Works of Mercy Team:
Mission is to help the community by promoting awareness of the Church’s social teachings, inform parishioners on specific issues, and sponsor several events that raise money/food donations for various local charities and families in need.

Worship and Spirituality Committee:
Exists to enhance the worship and prayer life of the parish by planning liturgical seasons and celebrations, educating parishioners on liturgy, and encouraging community prayer beyond Sunday services.

St. John's Council Flow Chart 2020