Parish Services

We thank you in advance for considering one of the services below. We hope you will find an area of service that fits your talents and abilities. 

 

HELPING HANDS:
Our Tiers of the Elderly group is now called “St. Charles Helping Hands”.  We are assisting parishioners to find resources, and our volunteers can help with simple tasks.  Our next meeting is June 30 at 5:30 p.m. in the parish office meeting room.  Please join us. 

Need communion delivered?

Please contact the Parish Office or call Jacki Scholze 763-4611.

If you or a loved one require hospitalization, let us know.  We can get you on a prayer list and supply support to you.

Click here for more information from "Helping Hands".

FUNERAL MEALS:​ are available upon coordination between the family and the parish. A light lunch is prepared and served by parishioner volunteers in the parish hall following a funeral at St. Charles. Several hours are needed for preparation and serving that day. Please contact the church office for more information, 262-763-2260.
SHARING SUNDAYS: are observed on the first weekend of the month. Parishioners are invited to make monetary donations or to bring non-perishable food items to church. These items, in turn are sent to various local food pantries.
BAKERS: We are in need of bakers on an on-call basis for special occasions or functions during the year. Please watch the church bulletin for special requests.
​ACOLYTES: serve at the altar, assisting the priest. They prepare the altar and the vessels and, as an auxiliary minister, assist the Eucharistic Ministers. This is usually performed by parish youth. Students of St. Charles school are asked to join beginning in fifth grade. Religious education students should contact Mrs. Barb Lebak, R.C.I.A. Director, for more information. EMAIL
​​EUCHARISTIC MINISTERSserve the Host and the Wine in a reverent manner to the members of the congregation who come to the Altar. Please contact the church office for more information, 262-763-2260.
LECTORS: proclaim the Word of God at all weekend Masses and Major Feast days. Materials are provided for proper preparation and guidance is given at the beginning of this ministry so that Lectors will feel comfortable performing this important task. Assignments are monthly. Please contact the church office for more information, 262-763-2260.
USHERS: are responsible for directing parish members and visitors before, during and after masses and other services. Duties include assisting people in finding places to sit, performing collections, presenting gifts, directing people during communion, handing out bulletins, and assisting people as needed.​ Adults and teens are invited to join this group. You choose the Mass you wish to attend and the frequency of commitment. Please contact the church office for more information, 262-763-2260.
MUSIC MINISTRY: This a vital and fundamental part of our liturgies. For that reason there are many opportunities for service. The general areas are as follows:

Adult Choir and Ensembles:  Persons of high school age and older who like to sing, practice every Sunday morning at 9:00 am. The large choir usually sings for the 10:00 am Mass The ability to read music is not required. The music ministry is also present for Solemnities, major Feasts, and the Sacraments of Christian Initiation. Please contact Kendra Gabriel for more information, 262-903-5392.

  • The Family Choir:  Sings at the 5:15 pm Saturday Mass, 2nd and 4th Saturdays each month. Practice is held at about 4:30 on the days they sing. Any parishioner is welcome to join; children, parents, and grandparents! They ask that children under eight years old be accompanied by an adult. Please contact Jean Lois for more information, 262-763-9232.

Jim and Carolyn Bauman:  This couple has been playing at the 5:15 pm Saturday mass for years. They sing on the alternate Saturdays. We thank them for their continued service.

  • Cantor:  The role of Cantor includes elements of Minister of Hospitality, teacher and song leader as well as its traditional liturgical function. Requirements include a pleasant singing voice, the ability to read music, and a strong desire to lead the people of God in prayer. Please contact Kendra Gabriel, 262-903-5392.

PRAYER NETWORK: The mission of this group is to provide comfort and support through prayers for parish members, their families and friends when they are in need. Prayer requests are passed through to the network members via phone or email. The type of prayer, the length of time we pray and where we pray is left entirely up to each individual. No regular meetings or prayer sessions are held. Through our prayers in the privacy of our own homes we can help those in need. Please contact the parish office for more information, 262-763-2260.