Hospitality and Community Life
All ministries are meeting on zoom until Covid restrictions are completely lifted.
The Bereavement Ministry prepares a reception for family and friends following a Funeral Mass. Volunteers help by furnishing food and beverages. For information contact the office at 343-4248.
CATHOLICS COME HOME
Catholics Come Home is a ministry of compassion and reconciliation. It is designed to reach out and encourage non-practicing Catholics to "Come Home" to the Catholic Church and resume the active practice of their faith. Catholics Come home meets once a week for thirteen weeks. Contact Deacon James Burkett at 893-2348 for information about the next group session.
The Consolation Ministry supports family members of the deceased by sending cards of sympathy throughout the year. We plan several workshops and an All Souls Day Celebration. Contact Lyn Dorenzo at 891-8026 for information.
MEN'S BIBLE STUDY
The Men's Bible Study meets every Friday at 6:00 AM in the Knights of Columbus room in the Parish Hall. We read and discuss a chapter of the Bible. All are welcome. For information contact Glenn Padula at 865-3028.
MINISTRY TO THE SICK AND HOMEBOUND
This ancient ministry allows specially trained and commissioned parishioners to take the Eucharist to those who are very ill, confined to their homes or in extended care facilities, as well as cooperating with St. John the Baptist to take weekly communion to Catholic patients at Enloe Hospital. For information contact the office at 343-4248.
PRO-LIFE CATHOLIC MINISTRY
PRO-LIFE ROSARY GROUP
SMALL CHURCH COMMUNITY
Small Church Communities (SCCs) are an ongoing component of the church at Our Divine Savior. Meetings are held weekly, lasting one and one half to two hours. These groups pray together, study the upcoming Sunday readings, share faith experiences and reach out to serve the wider community. Materials used are provided by the parish. Contact the office at 343-4248 for dates and times of available groups.
TUESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY
The Tuesday Morning Bible Study at Our Divine Savior has a long history, going back to 1983. Meeting times are Tuesday mornings from 9-11 am. We use the study guides prepared by Dr. Scott Hahn. All are welcome. Contact Terry Matthews at 893-1644 for information.
THURSDAY DISCIPLESHIP GROUP
Join us Thursday mornings from 9-11 as we journey together through various spiritual readings and enjoy in depth group discussion. All are welcome. Drop in and join the group any time or contact the office at 343-4248 for more information.
Our Youth Ministry programs serve our junior high and senior high students. Our youth ministry activities promote advocacy, catechesis, community life, evangelization, justice and service, leadership development, pastoral care, prayer and worship.
We are always looking for adult and young adult volunteers willing to help serve the young church of today as Core members. If you would like to help, please
email [email protected]. or call the Religious Education office at 345-6201.