|Ministries and Opportunities at Holy Trinity Parish
|select from the list to learn more
as Christ the Shepherd, a parish committed to stewardship is a true
community of faith that welcomes, honors, and involves every person
in the life and work of the Church, acknowledging the blessing of our
richly different backgrounds and experiences.
|50 Plus Group |
..Mature adults enjoy social activities and trips year-round.
|Baking and Culinary |
..Members lend their cooking and baking talents to support a variety of events.
|Coffee and Donuts |
..Volunteers organize coffee and donuts after Sunday Masses.
|De Colores |
..This Ministry welcomes and encourages the Spanish-speaking community to full participation in the spiritual, educational, social and other interest of our parish life.
|Rides to Church |
..Parishioners assist with transportation to Mass for those unable to drive or make independent arrangements.
|Setup and Cleanup of Parish Events |
..Volunteers assist as needed during the set-up or clean-up of parish events.
|Social Ministry |
..Ministry volunteers help provide a warm, friendly atmosphere and encourage community among parishioners by planning the parish's social gatherings.
|Surviving Divorce Ministry |
..The SURVIVING DIVORCE weekly parish program presents the Church's loving wisdom to guide you past the pain. For true healing, we point you to the Sacraments where you'll encounter Christ with all His love and mercy--in a deeply personal way.
..The ministry staffs the registration table for new parishioners, makes personal visits to new parishioners and plans periodic social events.
as Christ the Priest, a parish committed to stewardship strives to
nourish each person through prayer, strengthening our relationship
with the Father, Son, And Holy Spirit and focusing on the Eucharist,
"source and summit of the Christian Life."
|Altar Servers |
..Volunteers assist in this ministry, guiding young members of the parish as they serve at our liturgies.
|Bread Bakers |
..Parishioners bake and deliver the bread used for the Eucharistic celebrations.
|Children`s Liturgy of the Word |
..Adult volunteers assist in readings and activities for children during Liturgy of the Word at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday Masses.
|Eucharistic Ministers |
..Adult Catholics are commissioned to assist the Presider in the distribution of the Eucharist.
|Funeral Liturgy |
..Provides trained liturgical ministers (Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, Readers and Greeters) to assist at funerals and memorial services.
..Individuals and families greet people as they enter Mass, assist with collections, distribute and collect music books and bulletins.
|Linen Ministry |
..This ministry launders, repairs, keeps all the altar linens clean, and ready for daily and Sunday use.
|Little Saints |
..Little Saints provides a special place just for TK-1st grade children during Sunday morning Mass.
|Liturgical Environment |
..The ministry prepares the worship environment for each season of the liturgical year by creative and appropriate use of banners, flowers, plants and special elements.
|Liturgy Planning |
..The Liturgy Planning Committee plans and coordinates all aspects of parish liturgy primarily the Mass.
..Music is provided through a variety of ensembles for Sunday Masses, Holy Days and other celebrations.
..Readers at Mass proclaim the Word of God to those assembled.
|Sacristan Ministry |
..assures that all liturgical supplies and objects are ready and available for all liturgical celebrations.
..The team coordinates the access to and use of the Church facility for Sunday worship and for special occasions.
|Sound Ministry |
..Adults and high school-age youths are trained to assist with sound coordination of the music at liturgical events.
as Christ the Teacher, a parish committed to stewardship emphasizes
through evangelization and catechesis, the development of households
of faith, where our Catholic story as the Body of Christ is lived and
shared with one another.
|Adult Education Series |
..Parish courses on the Catholic Faith, the Church, Scriptures and preparation for catechists are offered throughout the year.
|Adult Faith Formation |
..Adult volunteers assist in the planning and implementation of sessions for adult faith formation.
|Becoming Catholic (R.C.I.A.) |
..The parish welcomes unbaptized adults and baptized Christians who wish to explore joining the Catholic Church.
..Holy Trinity Parish Bookstore offers a variety of Bibles and other books to further Catholic education.
|Community Faith Formation |
|Evenings for the Engaged |
..Engaged couples continue their marriage preparation with six evening sessions.
|Faith Formation Ministry |
..This ministry serves the parishioners of Holy Trinity - as they strive to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ - by providing opportunities for lifelong faith formation for pre-K through adult
|Marriage Encounter |
..Weekend retreats are offered to encourage Christian marriages to flourish.
|Marriage Preparation |
..For couples who are anticipating marriage in the church.
..Volunteers staff a mobile bookstore, which offers books and reading materials to further Catholic education.
..This ministry provides formation in preparing for the sacraments of Penance & First Eucharist and Confirmation.
|Vocations Committee |
..Individuals are invited to explore the vocations of a religious life.
|Becoming Catholic (Initiation of Children) |
..Christian Initiation of Children welcomes unbaptized children, seven or more years of age, who wish to become Catholic.
|Family Faith Formation |
..This ministry strives to inspire our entire community to share our rich Story, rooted in Scripture and Catholic Tradition, as we journey together through study, dialog, reflection, prayer, and service
|Holy Trinity School |
..Ministers support the school ministry by volunteering in the classroom and by assisting at school functions.
|Infant Baptism |
..Volunteers assist our priests and deacons with our baptism program.
|Vacation Bible School |
..Children receive religious education experiences as well as enjoyment of fun-filled activities during one-week sessions each summer.
|Youth Ministry |
..Spiritual and social enrichment for junior and senior high school students
Putting into action our commission as Christ the Shepherd, Priest, and
Teacher, a parish committed to stewardship serves the many needs of its
own parish family, as well as the needs of the larger community and the
..The ministry sorts, counts, and deposits collections from the Masses.
|Bereavement Ministry |
..A group experienced in loss is available to aid and provide grief support to families who have suffered a recent loss.
|Church Cleaning |
..The ministry provides the services required to maintain Church cleanliness.
|Facilities Management |
..The ministry provides support to care for the parish buildings and provide safety and security.
|Finance Ministry |
..Financial guidance and direction is provided to the parish community.
|Funeral Ministry |
..Parishioners assist parish families arrange funeral events.
|Grounds and Landscaping |
..Volunteers help improve and maintain the parish grounds.
|Holy Trinity Community Servants |
|Human Concerns |
..The ministry serves the Human Concerns needs and opportunities of our parish community.
|Information Technology |
..Technical support is provided for parish computers, telephone system, and use of video equipment.
|Jail Ministry |
..Periodic visits are made to minister the spiritual needs of the incarcerated.
|Kidder Klassic |
..Volunteers assist in planning the annual parish spring golf tournament to benefit our Human Concerns ministry.
|KidZone for Sunday Mass |
..Adult and youth volunteers provide a safe environment for our youngest stewards (12 months and walking up to pre- kindergarten) on a co-op basis at the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday Masses.
|Library and Media Center |
..A parish library is being developed as part of the Education Center for the use of children and adults.
..Volunteers assist in folding, labeling and sealing of mailings for the parish.
|Office and Clerical |
..This ministry assists with data entry or other office work in the parish offices.
|Pastoral Council |
..The Pastoral Council helps guide the pastor and parish in fostering pastoral activity
|Public Relations |
..The public relations ministry seeks to increase community awareness of the Holy Trinity community its activities and events.
..Volunteers coordinate safety issues on Church property.
|St. Therese Ministry |
..Stewards help the parish community with various one-time tasks according to their abilities
|Stewardship Committee |
..The ministry plans and directs the parish's commitment to invite all parishioners to share their God-given time, talents and treasure to support Holy Trinity Catholic Church.
|Visits to the Homebound |
..The group brings spiritual and emotional support to homebound parishioners.
|Web Site |
..Volunteers set up and maintain the Holy Trinity Parish Website
|Wedding Coordinator |
..Arrangements are made to set up and use the Church for weddings and wedding rehearsals.
|Year for Haiti |
..Parish Assistance for the People of Haiti
|Prayer, Faith-Sharing and Fraternal Groups
|Christians in Commerce |
..A group of men and women working to bring Christ into the workplace.
|Divine Mercy Prayer Group |
..This ministry is devoted to praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet for the sick, suffering and dying in our parish and community.
|Knights of Columbus |
..The Knights are a fraternal Catholic men's organization
|Ladies Social Outreach (LSO) |
..A gathering of women that is strictly social! No agendas, no
fundraising, no homework, no meeting minutes.just plain fun.
|Small Christian Communities |
..Groups of 10 to 14 people, as family units or as individuals, meet to reinforce each other in living a Christian life.
|Womens Prayer and Spirituality |
..The group provides an opportunity for wormen to explore their spiritual growth, prayer life & deepening relationship with God.
|Organizations and Affiliates
..This interdenominational program provides temporary housing assistance to homeless families.
|Health Education |
..It is the mission of Holy Trinity Parish Health Education Ministry to build healthier communities by providing educational experiences and increasing awareness of healthcare resources for Holy Trinity
|Mother Teresa Maternity Home |
..Unmarried expectant mothers in El Dorado County, age 18 or older, are provided material and emotional support
..SHARE engages in the collection and distribution of food for the community's needy.
|The Upper Room |
..Dinner is provided for the hungry of the area