Liturgical Ministers: All our parishioners are invited to take an active role in our worship and parish activities by using their God-given gifts in the ministry of their choice. Cantor/Song Leader, Choir Member, Organist/Pianist, Instrumental Musician, Lector, Extraordinary Minister of Communion, Communion Minister to Homebound, Mass Server, Gift Bearer, Greeter, Usher, Sacristan/Helper.
You can indicate interest in any of these ministries by e-mail or phone the parish office. 792-9244
The following groups (and their chairpersons) organize, train, and facilitate the many ministries and activities that carry out our parish mission.
Jeff Koster 792-6568
Kate Cuddy 792-9244
Robin Harrington 792-7039
Sarah Muhlbauer 792-8981
Buildings & Grounds Committee
Ron Hannasch 792-3459
Flowers & Shrubs Committee
Ron Morlok 794-0369
Newcomer Welcome Ministry
Kris Boeckman 792-8199
Kris Boeckman 792-8199
Prayer Chain Requests
Deacon Tim Murphy 792-0513
219 S. East St., Carroll, IA Open 9:00am-9:00pm
The Finance Council advises the pastor in the areas of administration, finances, and personnel. This Council consists of nine members, including two parish corporate directors, six other parishioners, and the pastor.
The Liturgy Committee strives to provide the best possible environment for worship. Members help the parish music director and pastor to prepare for and evaluate our parish's observation of the liturgical seaons. This committee is responsible for the decoration of our church for the various seasons and feastdays.
The Ladies Guildconsists of all adult women in our parish. The Guild's purposes are to care for the church sacristy, rectory, and Guild kitchen; to host parish funeral luncheons; and to fund sacristy expenses and major projects. The Ladies Guild Executive Board meets monthly to organize Guild committees and facilitate Guild fundraising efforts.
The Buildings & Grounds Committee oversees improvements and large maintenance projects for parish buildings and grounds. This committee meets as needed.
The Flowers & Shrubs Committee are volunteers who install and care for parish flowerbeds. This committee meets in April and schedules volunteers for the spring, summer, and fall months.
The Newcomer Welcome Committee visits new parishioners to deliver information about Saint Lawrence parish to answer questions, and to encourage participation in parish life. Parish Neighborhoods are clusters of parish households. These clusters offer an additional layer of identity within our parish, enable more personal contact among parishioners, and volunteer (alone or with other neighborhood groups) to facilitate various parish activities (e.g., egg & sausage breakfast, chicken dinner, garage sale).
Bible Study. A parish small group meets for Bible study, reflection, and prayer. A 30-Minute Bible Study group meets in the Family Room every Friday. Additional groups meet during Lent. Check the bulletin for more information.
The Adoration Chapel is located in the Holy Spirit Parish Convent, 219 S. East Street, in Carroll. This chapel is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Parishioners may sign up for one or more regular times of prayer and/or stop for a visit anytime.
St. Lawrence Church 1607 N. West St. Carroll, IA 51401 712-792-9244 712-792-9245 fax