Social and Service Ministries

Get Involved In Parish Life

Jubilee Society  -  a group for women of all ages who come together in an effort to better our community through various service projects.  They meet the 1st Tuesday of each month, September - May, at 6:00 PM.  They write birthday cards, sympathy, and get-well cards to parishioners to "keep in touch", bake and deliver cookies to new parish families, conduct semi-annual Bake Sales and host parish card and game parties.

Contact: Patti Grenert  254-0958 or ganser.patricia@yahoo.com

Elizabeth Ministry  -  a woman-to-woman mentoring group, designed to cherish the dignity and worth of all life.  Women of all ages are invited to share their joys, sorrow, and challenges of childbearing years.

Contact:  Melissa Rosswurm  255-1735  melissao79@hotmail.com

Senior Citizen Luncheons - hosted each month from September - May on the 2nd Wedesday of the month.  Volunteers are needed to assist with set-up, serving, and clean-up.

Contact:  Parish Office Staff 574-255-9674

Food For Father  -  provides fresh ingredients (fruit, veggies, fish, chicken) to the Pastor 2 days a week on Sundays and Wednesdays. Rotating schedule of volunteers -- each assigned just 3 times per year.

Contact:  Linda Zeese 574-255-9674 or lzeese@queenofpeace.cc

Sunday Hospitality  -  offers parishioners an opportunity to get to know fellow parishioners by coming to our gym for coffee, donuts, and good conversation after the 7:30 and 9:30 AM Masses each week.   Donations of regular or decaf coffee, orange juice, and milk are graciously accepted to support this ministry.  Volunteers are needed to pick-up donuts from Martin's on Sunday morning.

Contact:  Jen Eagers at  255-9674 or jeagers@queenofpeace.cc

Parish Hospitality  -  bakes goodies and other delicious food for parish functions such as Sacramental receptions, new parishioner luncheon, and other events as needed.

Contact:  Linda O'Neil  273-9295  or loneil@co.st-joseph.in.us

Busy Widows  - a social group to help widows overcome the difficulties of being alone.  They meet at local restaurants for lunch on the last Thursday of the month.  Watch bulletin for details.

Mary's Blue Brigade  - gather to celebrate Mass and pray the Rosary after the 8:15 AM Mass on the 3rd Monday of each month.  Afterwards, the group meets for breakfast at a local restaurant.

Contact:  Mary Jo O'Neil  259-0357  oneil1120@comcast.net

St. Anthony's Circle:Funeral Dinners  - a group who offer spiritual and social support to the parish by praying the Rosary monthly.  They meet in a member's home or local restaurant for social gatherings.  This group is also responsible for coordinating our parish Funeral Dinners when requested.

Contact:  Louise Snyder at  674-0215

Parish Office Help  -  helps in sorting, stapling, stuffing and other office tasks as needed during the year.

Contact:  Laurie Haverty  255-9674  lhaverty@queenofpeace.cc

Prayer 'N Share  -  meets to praise and thank God for our blessings and to pray for the needs of the parish and school.  Meeting held weekly on Tuesdays after the 8:15am Mass in the Parish Library.

Contact:  Margaret Kluszynski  259-3988  momklu@earthlink.net

Prayer Line  - available for the many needs of our parish families.  Any parishioner can call or email to request prayers for any purpose.

Contact:  Carol Fortner 574-674-0925 / (cell) 574-286-8328 or Dick Kemble inkembles@sbcglobal.net