ALL PARISH MINISTRIES

With more than 30 ministries at our parish--there's something for everyone to get involved in! 

LITURGICAL MINISTRIES

Hospitality/Greeters

Contact: Tony Schneider

agschnieder55@gmail.com

 

The Ministers of Hospitality greet, welcome, and assist the faithful as they gather for worship. They are the first friendly faces that you see upon entering the sanctuary, they take up the collection, and hand out our bulletins at the end of Mass.

 

Funeral Coordinator

Angi Klohr or Ruth Cochran

618-628-8825

Helps coordinate funeral details and luncheons.  

 

SACRISTANS

Sacristans

Deacon Art Hampton

618-628-8825

 

Sacristans open the church and prepare the chapel or church for Mass by readying the host & wine and lighting candles. After Mass, they tidy up and put away the tithe. They also ensure all ministers (readers, altar servers, etc.) have checked in.

Readers
Kent Swagler
notop321@outlook.com

 

Readers proclaim the Word of God at the Holy Mass in a clear, persuasive way and with interpretive emphasis so that the faithful may discover anew God’s Word, alive in our assembly..

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Kent Swagler
notop3216@outlook.com

 

EMoHC assist the presider in the distribution of Holy Communion & the Precious Blood. Training is provided throughout the year.

 

Art & Environment

Angi Klohr   618-593-0895

aklohr@charter.net

 

The A & E Committee provides leadership in setting the environment of the church during all the liturgical seasons. Its major responsibilities include decorating for Advent, Christmas, Lent, Holy Week, and Easter, as well as other special parish events.

 

ALTAR

SERVERS

Altar Servers

Deacon Art Hampton

618-628-8825

arthurhampton57@gmail.com

 

Youth altar servers assist at weekday and weekend Masses as well as weddings and other special liturgies. All registered parishioners who are young gentlemen and ladies in the 4th grade and higher are welcome to serve.

 

Wedding Coordinator

Ruth Cochran

618-628-8825

Is the liaison between bride and parish. Helps coordinate the rehearsal though the wedding. 

Cantors/Musicians

 

 

MUSIC MINISTRIES

CHILDREN'S CHOIR

Choir

 

Our choir practices on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 and sings at one mass every weekend.

Children's Choir

Practices on Thursdays from 3:15 to 4:30. Children ususally sing at masses during the Christmas and Easter seasons.

CHILDREN AND STUDENT

MINISTRIES

Faith Formation

Joe LaScala
jlascala@holytrinityil.org
618-628-8825 x306

 

Sunday YFF Classes are held on Sundays from 9:1am—10:45pm at Holy Trinity School. 

CLICK HERE for more information

 

 

Seeds

Susan Pyle
618-210-7454
susanpyle0519@yahoo.com

 

For all preschool children ages 3-6! Your mommy or daddy can sign you in at the SEEDS room (next to the church office) during Sunday 11:00AM Mass. 

CLICK HERE for more information

Children's Liturgy

Carol Geluck
crickettbns@yahoo.com

 

The LWC program is offered at 11:00AM Mass on Sundays for students in grades 1st-3rd (or until 1st Communion is received).Begins in September 

CLICK HERE for more information

 

 

 

Youth Ministry

Joe LaScala 618-628-8825 x 306

John Orlovsky 618-234-4752

 

 

SOCIAL MINISTRIES

FOR OUR PARISH COMMUNITY

St. Ann's CCW

Carol Geluck, President
crickettbns@yahoo.com

 

St. Ann’s Catholic Council of Women is an organization founded to support the spiritual welfare of all women in Holy Trinity Parish. We come together once a month to enjoy each other’s friendship and work on activities which assist our parish.

 

CLICK HERE for more info

Quilters

Debbie Bingheim

618-622-0684

 

The quilters meet on Wednesdays from 9am to 3pm.  They strive to create 24 beautiful quilts each year for various parish functions.

 

Wellness Ministry

Bernie Cook

618-398-6854

 

Help spread health and wellness to our parish community by organizing events such as health fairs and blood drives! We also host a weekly Yoga class.

 

 

 

Ministry to the Homebound

Bob Dettling
618-397-5868

 

Ministers to the Homebound are a select group from our Extraordinary Ministers of Communion, specially trained to bring the Body and Precious Blood to those of our community that are physically unable to participate in the Mass with us on a weekly basis.

 

Job Club

Sharon Schreckenberg 618-345-1905

Tom Berrisford  281-300-7508

 

Help with resumes, coverletters, online job hunts, interview techniqes and computer training.  All services are free. Meetings upon request.

 

Men's Club

Steve Koch 618-397-7402

email askoch@apci.net

 

We raise money to help with the upkeep of the parish grounds. Monthly breakfasts, trivia and other fundraisers keep us busy.

 

 

 

Heavenly Dusters

Angela Pearson

fitgirl7@hotmail.com

 

The Heavenly Dusters is a group of women of the parish who devote a few hours of their time to help clean the church every Saturday morning beginning at 8:30am. The crews get together before Christmas and Easter to give the Church a more thorough cleaning.

 

 

 

WELCOMING

Welcoming 

JoAnn Schmits
joann.schmits@att.net

 

Welcome Ministry is responsible for parish Welcome Program: mailing out welcome letters, making “welcome” phone calls, assisting in planning and setting up of new member meals, assisting with new member orientation.

 

Golf Cart Ministry
 
 
 
Help disabled or elderly parishioners across the plaza and into church.

INFO DESK

Info Desk Ministry

Parish Office
618-628-8825

 

Members assist in answering questions from parishioners and visitors at the information desk located in the Gathering Area during weekend liturgies. You don’t have to know all the answers – training provided.

 

Thursday Crew

Ricky Bingheim
618-622-0684

 

The Thursday crew is made up of a group of men of ALL AGES who attempt to maintain the facilities and properties belonging to Holy Trinity. It's nice if you have a skill in the trades, but is not necessary. We meet for coffee and donuts at 8 am every Thursday to discuss and plan projects.

 

 

 

Communications 

Angi Klohr

email aklohr@holytrinityil.com

 

Help with the parish website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, video display board, and Bulletin.

 

SOCIAL MINISTRIES 

REACHING OUT TO OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY

St. Vincent dePaul

Ruth Cochran

 

The St. Vincent de Paul Society is composed of members from Holy Trinity and St. Stephen’s Parish in Caseyville. Their purpose is to provide assistance to people within the parish boundaries who need help. CLICK HERE for more info on our local chapter.

 

Knights of Columbus #6996

Mike Sevier, Grand Knight

 

Fairview Heights K of C

 

CLICK HERE for more info on our local chapter

 

505 Fountains Parkway

Fairview Heights, IL 62208

 

Boy Scouts 

Jim O'Neil Scout Master

email oneill104@att.net

Phone 618-210-7732

 

Meetings are Tuesday nights at Holy Trinity

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm 

 

Cub Scouts

Nicole Portell Cub Master

email nicoleportell@gmail.com

 

 

Girl Scouts

Nell Ann Hennon

email siue1998@yahoo.com