The volunteers of St. Joseph Parish Pastoral Council and its subcommittees work to assist the Pastor with the needs of the Parish. The mission statements of the seven (7) current standing council committees are listed below. Individuals interested in volunteering on a committee are encouraged to contact the council president or the pastor. Please see the Parish Council By-Laws for more information.
Our meetings are held Monthly on the 4th Tuesday of the Month at 7:00 PM in Parish Meeting Room A.
Meetings are typically 2 hours long. Council meetings are open to the entire parish. Individuals wishing to address Parish Council should submit their agendas via e-mail to the council president at least 1 week prior to the next scheduled meeting so time can be allotted for the subject matter.
The subcommittees of Parish Council meet at various times and locations. Contact the council president for committee meeting times if you wish to attend.
The Finance Committee shall assist the pastor and Parish Council in planning, providing, and supervising the parish financial resources.
Liturgy & Worship Committee
The Liturgy & Worship Committee shall plan and provide for the spiritual development of the parish community through meaningful liturgies and other programs that enable the people to pray and love God.
Planning, Development, & Maintenance Committee
The Planning, Development, & Maintenance Committee shall assist the pastor in developing, planning, and communicating the long term strategic plans of the parish to meet the future needs of its parishioners while effectively utilizing its resources to enhance and maintain the parish plant and facilities.
Public Relations & Communications Committee
The Public Relations & Communications Committee shall promote and develop the Parish Family Concept through the celebration of special events within the diocese and the parish. The interaction of church members attending these functions hopefully creates a better awareness of church activities and the opportunity for spiritual growth.
Social Action & Outreach Committee
The Social Acton/Outreach Committee shall identify and respond to the special needs of the people with in the parish and its community, to increase awareness of the support services available to those with special needs, and to help parishioners feel and remain connected to our church family.
The Stewardship Committee shall organize the parish community through their time, talents, and treasures.
Youth & Family Life Committee
The Youth & Family Life Committee shall provide, support, and establish programs and resources, which nurture and enhance the fullness of Christian family life for the people of St. Joseph Parish, to create enriching activities that will encourage involvement of people of all ages and life circumstances, and to generate effective communication tools for personally inviting the community to participate, learn, and grow.
Parish Pastoral Council Members
Brian Stegman- Chair
Jeremie Imbus (moving in February ’22)
Father Andrew Young – Pastor
Father A.J. Gedney – Parochial Vicar
Dcn. Stephen Bennett – Deacon
Sue Greis – Principal
Steven Fischer – Coordinator of Religious Education
Joe Ruwe – Parish Business Manager