We are looking for smiling faces to warmly greet and welcome parishioners and visitors alike. Consider becoming part of the Greeters Ministry!
The greeter before Mass creates a positive impression for a visitor or new parishioner. A warm greeting makes them feel connected with the members of our church. Scheduling is flexible. You may volunteer to be a greeter one or twice a month, or even every quarter, for the Mass you normally attend. “Do not neglect hospitality, for through it some have unknowingly entertained angels.” (Hebrews 13:2) If you are interested in becoming part of this ministry, please contact Pam Slomiany at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-551-8039
Philippians 2:29 (NAB)
Hebrews 13:2 (NAB)
To make newcomers and parishioners feel genuinely welcomed at St. Benedict the Abbot Catholic Church.
- People will be more receptive to the Liturgy and homily if they feel comfortable and at ease on their way into church.
- Being a source of information to visitors and parishioners in answering questions, or at least to direct them to a person who can answer specifics about St. Benedict’s ministries and programs; then, follow-up!
The Greeter can be one of the most influential people in creating a positive attitude for a new visitor since first impressions can make the difference between that visitor returning to Mass on a continual basis, or in his/her decision to be a member of St. Benedict the Abbot.
To be a part of this Liturgical Ministry requires Greeters to be at church approximately 15-20 minutes before the Mass you usually attend, pass out children’s bulletins or other information, greet people with a smile or a handshake and a “Hello”. Scheduling is very flexible. Families, singles and teens are all welcome. Your positive attitude and a smile may be the light for an individual that may remain with him or her for an entire week, and/or be the inspiration for them to visit our Lord on a frequent basis.
If anyone is interested, please call Jana Gruber at 724.941.3096 or Erma Grego at 724.941.6956.