Serving the Armstrong, Dotyville, Eden, and Mitchel area.

Ministries

Ministries

Art & Environment Committee

Rick Bode, Ministry Lead

The Art & Environment Committee plans and executes the decorating of our worship spaces during liturgical seasons and ordinary time. They meet throughout the year as needed.

Cantors

Tammy Kuhnen, Ministry Lead

Cantors assist the assembly in their sung prayer by leading the Responsorial Psalm, Gospel Acclamation, and the Lamb of God. Training is provided and cantors rehearse as needed throughout the year.

Choir

Tammy Kuhnen, Ministry Lead

Our parish is known for its wonderful adult choir that assists and embellishes the assembly in their sung prayer. The choir sings at the 8:15 a.m. Sunday Mass and for special parish celebrations throughout the year. The choir rehearses after Mass as needed.

Eucharistic Ministers

Mary Borgen, Ministry Lead

Eucharistic ministers assist the priest in distributing the sacred Body and Blood of Christ to God’s people. Training is provided.

Funeral Choir

Tammy Kuhnen, Ministry Lead

The Shepherd of the Hills Funeral Choir sings at the funerals of our parishioners. The choir assists the assembly in their sung prayer and supports families from our parish who are grieving the loss of a loved one.

Greeters

Karen Schreiner, Ministry Lead

Shepherd of the Hills Parish prides itself on being a welcoming parish community. Parishioners young and old, couples, singles are invited to serve in the ministry of greeter to welcome people as they gather for Mass. Greeters are especially attentive to visitors and newcomers to our parish as Christ has instructed us to welcome the stranger. Training is provided.

Lectors

Steve Roltgen, Ministry Lead

Lectors proclaim the Word of God and lead us in the General Intercessions at our celebration of the Eucharist. Training and a lector workbook are provided.

Servers

Bill Schreiner, Ministry Lead

Boys and girls (fourth grade and older) from the parish are invited to assist the priest at the altar by participating in the ministry of serving. Training is provided.

Ushers

Dan Evanoff, Ministry Lead

High school youth and men and women of the parish serve as ushers at weekend and holyday Masses. They assist in finding seats for worshippers, in collecting the monetary offering at the preparation of the gifts, in ensuring a reverent procession to communion, and in distributing bulletins after Mass. They also create an environment of welcome for parishioners and guests as they gather for worship. Training is provided.