Liturgy & Worship

Altar Servers

Youth who have received the Sacrament of First Holy Communion and assist during the celebration of the Mass and at other parish liturgies.

Altar Society

These volunteers spend about two hours, twice a month, cleaning and vacuuming the altar area, shrines and occasionally the pews. We also have volunteers who take home our altar linens and albs and launder them. Additional volunteers are needed in all areas.

For more information, please call the parish office at 602-867-9171.

Audio Volunteers

These ministers are taught how to run the sound system for our Sunday liturgies as well as other liturgies and functions. To learn more about this ministry please contact our Director of Music Brina Gerstenberger 602-867-9171 or email bgerstenberger@stjoanofarc.com.

Communion for Shut-Ins

If you are unable to attend Mass but would like a minister to bring Communion to you at home, please call the parish office at 602-867-9171 to make arrangements for a home visit.

Within the boundaries of St. Joan of Arc we have one hospital, two nursing homes, three assisted living centers and many private homes, all caring for the needs of our sick and infirm. Volunteers are needed to bring Christ to the many people residing at these centers.

For more information, please call the parish office at 602-867-9171.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

These ministers are appointed for a given parish community to aid in the distribution of Holy Communion at Mass and to the sick and homebound when ordinary ministers of Holy Communion are unavailable.

To learn more about this ministry please contact the parish office at 602-867-9171.

Hospitality / Ushers

These volunteer men and women serve as greeters, assist in welcoming and seating people, direct recipients receiving Holy Communion, and take up the collections at all weekend Masses.

Please speak to our Liturgy Coordinator Jean Green 602-867-9171 ext. 308 or email greenjeanaz@stjoanofarc.com for more information.

Lectors

Those who proclaim God's Word as revealed in Sacred Scripture during Holy Mass.

Please speak to our Liturgy Coordinator Jean Green 602-867-9171 ext. 308 or email greenjeanaz@stjoanofarc.com for more information.