Would you like to use your talents to serve God? As the Church, we are called to be the hands, feet and voice of Jesus. We welcome your talents in making all our gatherings extra special. WE are the Church.

Volunteering is a grace from God. Please accept it with strength. Do not be afraid.

Pope Francis, International Volunteer Day 2022

If you’d like to serve in our parish please get in touch with us by filling out our Contact Form or send an email to

Opportunities to serve at St. Edmund of Canterbury Parish:

  • Altar Servers: assist our Mass celebrant on weekends and for major feasts and solemnities. Training provided on the mechanics of service mass and coaching junior members of the team.
  • Children’s Liturgy: if you have the gift of working with children, this offers an opportunity to get involved with our Sunday children’s program.
  • Eucharistic Ministers: Catholic lay persons who assist in the distribution of Holy Communion.
  • Ministers of Greeting and Assisting: Visitors make their mind up about church within the first 7 minutes of their visit. A genuine smile, preparedness and warmth makes all the difference! Make an impression that lasts.
  • Ministers of the Word: The Word of God has the power to change people, and your voice can serve as the instrument to bring God’s word to the community.
  • Pastoral Home Care: a service of spiritual accompaniment of sick and elderly persons in their own homes.
  • Sunday Morning Coffee: serve coffee, juice and cookies, but more importantly create an environment for easy and accessible fellowship for as many people as possible.
  • Youth Ministry: if you have the gift of working with young adults, this offers an opportunity to get involved!