Ways to Volunteer
There are dozens of ways to become involved in the many activities of the parish. We welcome you to contact us and let us know how you would like to be a part of what makes the parish run!
Our liturgies are prayerful and reverent. It takes the work of many to make this happen every week. Click here to find out more.
If you are interested in participating in our music ministry, contact Brian Bloye, Director of Music.
We offer Children’s Liturgy of the Word at the 10:30 mass in English and the 12:15 mass in Spanish. If you would like to be involved, contact Connie Mottley.
Education and Formation Ministries
We have a number of volunteers who work with adults and children in our catechetical ministries, including as a RCIA team member and in the Tuesday Religious Education program. If you are interested in exploring the opportunities, contact Linda Herrera.
FOCCUS is a guided conversation facilitated by a mentor couple, working with those who are engaged. If you are interested in being mentors, contact Connie Mottley to inquire about training.
Social and Fundraising Opportunities
Oktoberfest is the largest fundraiser in the parish. It happens every year from Friday to Sunday on the last weekend in September. Over 500 volunteers are needed to welcome our thousands of guests. A core team organizes the entire ‘fest. If you are interested in becoming a part of the team, contact Travis Hartinger, the Oktoberfest chair.
Art & Soul is the largest fundraiser each year for Alphonsus Academy and Center for the Arts. It takes place on the first Saturday evening in February, featuring food and drink, music, and fabulous silent and live auctions. For more information about how you can be involved, contact Mandy Moody.
Trivia Night is an annual event in January, where teams test their wits and win fun prizes. If you are interested in helping to plan it, contact the Young Adult Ministry.
Helping the parish community
The Knights of Columbus are the largest Catholic fraternal organization in the world. They are currently organizing a new council at St. Alphonsus. To find out more information about the Knights of Columbus here at St. Alphonsus, feel free to contact them.
Hospitality Committee The members organize periodic dinners to welcome new parishioners. If you are interested in being part of this ministry, contact Mario Serrano.
Ministers of Care bring Holy Communion and companionship to those who are unable to leave their homes. They attend an Archdiocesan training for six sessions, which is held in the fall. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Nancy Oliver.
Helping the school community
If you are interested in getting involved with tutoring or coaching students in our school, contact Tom Newman, the Dean of Students.
Protecting God’s Children
Any adult working in an activity that involves minors needs to go through a background check and training that is part of the Protecting God’s Children covenant made by the United States Bishops. You can download the forms and instructions here.