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Volunteers

31 Club

The 31 Club is always looking for additional volunteers to attend Mass on a specific date once per month and offer up its benefits for the intention of increased vocations to the ministerial priesthood and the consecrated life. For more information and to volunteer, download our pamphlet here and contact Don Gosselin at 304-733-5489.

Altar Servers

The primary function of the Altar Servers is to assist the priest in the celebration of the liturgy during Mass. It is an extreme privilege to kneel so close to the altar as our loving Savior, Jesus Christ, becomes truly present, Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity upon the altar. A server can be any person who has received first confession and Holy Communion. All servers will go through a training program. To volunteer, contact the Coordinator or phone the Parish Office at 304-525-0866.

Altar Society

The Parish Altar Society is reponsible for preparation of the Sacred Altar Cloths used weekly by laundering and ironing. To volunteer, contact the Parish Office at 304-525-0866.

FFC Classes

Held on Sunday mornings at 9:30am in the Parish School, this program is Faith Formation for students in K thru 8th grade who attend public school or are home-schooled. Volunteers are needed as teachers and as support services throughout the year. To volunteer, contact Candy Kmen.

Church Cleaning

The ladies of our Parish clean the church each weekend and for special events. Addionally, they maintain the flowers for the altar. If you would like to volunteer for a weekend or a special event, contact Parish Office at 304-525-0866.

Church Decorations

The ladies of our Parish maintain the ferns and flowers for the altar, ensuring that there are fresh flowers on the altar every week. Addionally, they decorate the church for all seasons, especially, Easter, Christmas, and Thanksgiving. If you would like to volunteer for a week or a special event, contact Coby Hickman at 304-525-6618.

ECCHO -
Food Pantry

The ECCHO Food Pantry is located east of our Parish in Milton, WV. Our Parish collects food and dry goods for this ministry to "the poorest of the poor." Items can be left in the ECCHO cabinets in the vestibule of the church for pick up. Volunteers are always needed to help with the collection and pick up of foods. To volunteer, contact the Parish Office at 304-525-0866.

Eucharistic Adoration

Eucharistic Adoration is held on Wednesdays from 8 A.M. to 9 P.M. The Adoration Room is located near the Sacristy in the Reconciliation Room. If you would like to volunteer for an hour or have any questions, please contact Steve Kalonick

Gift Shop

Our gift shop is located in the vestibule of church. It is opened after weekend Masses. If you would like to volunteer to cover shifts for the gift shop, contact the Parish Office at 304-525-0866.

Hats and Scarves Ministry

If you know how to knit or crochet, please help the residents of Branches Domestic Violence Center, Ronald McDonald House,Golden Girls and the Huntington City Mission by knitting or crocheting a scarf for them. Scarf Project

Homebound Ministry

Our Homebound Ministry provides the most precious gift of the Holy Eucharist to those recovering from illness and surgery, and our elderly and homebound. We also attempt to provide friendship and a family connection to the church. If you would like to volunteer to assist with this ministry, contact Bill Warfuel at 304-633-6978.

Hospitality Ministry
  • Coffee & Doughnuts - Help us provide an opportunity after Sunday Masses for new and old parishioners to come together and help promote a sense of family and fellowship.
  • Mass Greeters - Help us warmly greet people and help newcomers feel at home in our church for 15 minutes before weekend Masses.
  • New Parishioner Baskets - Welcome new parishioners to our Parish with a token of our love. We need volunteers to prepare baskets, to bake cookies, and to deliver baskets.
  • Parish Potlucks - Parish Potlucks provide an opportunity for all parishioners, old and new, to gather together for wonderful food, fun, and fellowship. Volunteers are needed to assist with setup, maintaining the buffet and drinks, and of course, cleanup.

To volunteer, contact the Parish Office at 304-525-0866.

Lazarus Ministry

When funerals are held at our church, the ladies of our Parish offer to host a luncheon for the funeral party. Volunteers are always needed to assist with this loving gift to the grieving family. The Parish furnishes the meat course and volunteers bring their offerings of side dishes. Volunteers are needed to assist with setup, maintaining the buffet and drinks, and of course, cleanup. To volunteer, contact the Parish Office at 304-525-0866.

Lectors

Volunteers are needed to provide the reading of The Word at daily and weekend Masses in a clear and strong voice. To volunteer, contact the Parish Office at 304-525-0866.

Maintenance & Repair

In order to maintain our school and church grounds in good operating condition and to minimize costs, we need volunteers throughout the year to paint, landscape, remove snow, do carpentry, electrical, HVAC repair and general upkeep and cleaning. If you are skilled in maintenance & repair, contact the Parish Office at 304-525-0866. If you can volunteer to help weed, dig, plant, landscape, etc., contact theParish Office at 304-525-0866.

Mildred Mitchell Bateman Hospital

Once a month, some ladies from our Church go to MBB Hospital to hold a Bingo game for the patients. They are in need of Bingo Prizes: Playing cards, ball caps, puzzles, games, miscellaneous candy, men's or women's large size clothing. If you are able to help, please place the items in front of the Church Gift Shoppe near the basket marked Bingo Prizes. If you would like to volunteer to join the ladies for their visit, contact the Parish Office at 304-525-0866.

Music Ministry

If you would like to provide joy through singing or playing a musical instrument then your talents would be greatly appreciated. Our Lady of Fatima provides music at all weekend Masses, funeral Masses, evening prayer services and most holiday Masses. We rehearse one hour before scheduled Mass or events in the Choir Room in church. For addional information, contact Kristie Finney at 304-654-3317.

Pro-Life Ministry

For it was You who formed my inward parts; you knit me together in my mother's womb. Psalm 139:13. Forty Days for Life

School Volunteers

Our Parish School is always looking for volunteers to help with the school lunch program, substitute teaching, after school tutors, as well as their major fundraisers such as the Spaghetti Dinner, and the Fish Dinners. To volunteer, contact Crystal Robinson at the school (304-523-2861).

SCRIP Sales

Gift cards through the SCRIP Sales program are available after Masses on the weekend. Volunteers are needed as cashiers after each Mass. To volunteer, contact Sandy Mauk at 304-633-8414.

Stewardship

Our Parish supports those in need in our community through regular Stewardship collections that provide funds to assist those experiencing hardship with utility payments. We also maintain a "furniture" shed where we collect used furniture that is redistributed to those who have a need. We need your "lovingly" used furniture and we need volunteers to help deliver these items. To volunteer, contact Susie Smith at 304-417-1697.

Ushers

If you would like to volunteer to serve as an usher at weekend Masses and welcome people to our church, provide assistance to those with questions or special needs, assist with the offering collection, maintain the church after Masses by picking up bulletins, etc. then contact Tony Cavalier at 304-733-6655.

Wailing Wall

We of the Parish have launched our own version of the "Wailing Wall" at the back area of the Church where the statue of the Sacred Heart is located. We invite volunteers to stop by during the day, pick out one of the prayer requests, and pray about what is written on the paper. When you are done praying, initial the back of the sheet, letting the person know that someone prayed for their need, and stick the paper back on the board for someone else to pray over at another time. Click to read more Wailing Wall.