Phone
(843)281-6421

Fax
(843)756-4197

E-mail
ccloris@sccoast.net

Emergency Contact
Deacon Jim Collins
Contacto de Emergencia
Diácono Jim Collins
(843)902-4833

Ministries And Organizations

ALTAR SERVERS

DESCRIPTION: Children and Adults serve at Mass and assist at funerals and other special occasions.

MEMBERS: Any Catholic in good standing who has made their First Communion can serve.

MEETINGS: Orientation and training are provided.

CONTACT: Deacon Jim Collins, (843) 902-4833

BAPTISMAL PREPARATION

MEETINGS: Scheduled as needed.

CONTACT: Deacon Jim Collins, (843) 902-4833

BIBLE STUDY FOR ADULTS

MEMBERS: ALL are welcome!

MEETINGS: Tuesday at 6:30pm (September to May)

CONTACT: Deacon Jim Collins, (843) 902-4833

BUILDING COMMITTEE FOR A FUTURE PARISH CENTER

DESCRIPTION: Volunteers periodically gather to present and discuss ideas and plans for a much needed future parish center.

MEMBERS: ALL are welcome!

MEETINGS: As periodically scheduled.

CONTACT: Joe Kinney, (843) 421-4468

BUILDING REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE

DESCRIPTION: Volunteers assist in the maintenance and repair of our church building.

MEMBERS: ALL are welcome!

MEETINGS: Project oriented.

CONTACT: Joe Allen, (843) 450-4942

CHILDREN'S LITURGY OF THE WORD

DESCRIPTION: Volunteers present the readings each week to children from the Children's Lectionary and relate the stories to their everyday lives.

MEMBERS: Any adult or youth who enjoys children and God's Word.

MEETINGS: Sunday mornings at 9:00am Mass during the Liturgy of the Word.

CONTACT: Jean O’Rourke, (843) 902-1310

CHILDREN'S RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

DESCRIPTION: Volunteers teach, assist other teachers, and help coordinate programs for the Christian formation of children and youth from September through May.

MEMBERS: Any interested member of the parish. Training provided.

MEETINGS: Classes meet Sundays from 10:00am to 10:55am, September to May. Occasional teacher meetings or planning sessions are necessary.

CONTACT: Jean O’Rourke, (843) 902-1310

COLUMBIETTES

DESCRIPTION: The Columbiettes are an organization of Catholic women affiliated under the Knights of Columbus Council who promote the spiritual, social and charitable welfare of its members and promote the safeguarding of the religious, civil and economic rights of all Catholics. They rely upon the intercession of Mary for guidance in guarding the common good and give spiritual, social and financial assistance to the Knights of Columbus in all their activities upon request.

MEMBERS: Any interested practicing Catholic woman over age 17.

MEETINGS: Columbiettes meet on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30pm, September to May.

CONTACT: Gloria Kinney, (843) 421-4448

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER OF THE EUCHARIST

DESCRIPTION: Members assist in the distribution of the Eucharist at Masses and/or to the sick and homebound.

MEMBERS: Any person who has received the Sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation and is at least 18 years old.

MEETINGS: Orientation and training are provided.

CONTACT: Donna Kennedy, (843) 756-6539

FUNERAL MINISTRY

CONTACT: Deacon Jim Collins, (843) 902-4833

FUNERAL RECEPTIONS

DESCRIPTION: Upon request, the Ladies Guild coordinate parish volunteers to provide a light luncheon reception and hospitality to bereaved family and friends following the funeral.

MEMBERS: Any interested member of the parish.

CONTACT: Colleen Rafferty, (843) 246-4676

GREETERS

DESCRIPTION: We offer a friendly, smiling face as people enter for Mass. No experience necessary.

MEMBERS: Any interested adult.

MEETINGS: Serve at a choice of Sunday Masses.

CONTACT: Ann Jernigan, (910) 653-2961

GROUNDS MINISTRY

DESCRIPTION: Members assist in the maintenance of our grounds both present and future.

MEMBERS: Any interested member of the parish.

MEETINGS: Seasonal and project oriented.

CONTACT: Mark Durst, (843) 756-6898

KNIGHT OF COLUMBUS

DESCRIPTION: Members participate in a local council of an international organization for Catholic men which supports parish activities and the community, in addition to spreading Catholicism.

MEMBERS: Any interested practicing Catholic man over age 17.

MEETINGS: Knights meet on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm.

CONTACT: Joe Kinney, (843) 421-4468

LADIES GUILD

DESCRIPTION: The Ladies Guild is a religious, social and service organization. Women of the parish come together in various fellowship and faith activities and assist and serve our parish community and others. Funds raised through their various activities and events are used in their service to parishioners and to the parish.

MEMBERS: Any interested woman in the parish.

MEETINGS: They meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30pm, September – May.

CONTACT: Colleen Rafferty, (843) 246-4676

LECTORS

DESCRIPTION: Members assist during liturgy by proclaiming God's Word.

MEMBERS: Any interested youth or adult.

MEETINGS: Orientation and training provided.

CONTACT: Joe Allen, (843) 450-4942

MARRIAGE PREPARATION

CONTACT: Deacon Jim and Loraine Collins, (843) 902-4833

MUSIC MINISTRY (CANTOR AND CHOIR)

DESCRIPTION: Members plan music for liturgies, sing in a choir, cantor, or play an instrument.

MEMBERS: Any interested youth or adult in the parish.

MEETINGS: Choir rehearsals scheduled monthly

CONTACT: Laura Boronski, (843) 756-2578 or (843) 655-5941

OFFICE VOLUNTEERS

DESCRIPTION: Members volunteer in the parish office as needed for filing, organizing and other basic office duties.

MEMBERS: Any interested member of the parish.

MEETINGS: None

CONTACT: Jean O’Rourke, (843) 902-1310

PASTORAL VISITORS

DESCRIPTION: Members visit the sick in hospitals, nursing homes, and also those homebound.

MEMBERS: Any interested member or family in the parish.

MEETINGS: Orientation and Training provided.

CONTACT: Jane McCabe, (843) 756-0226

PRAYER CHAIN

DESCRIPTION: A telephone chain of people willing to pray at home for any person requesting prayers. Members make one or two phone calls to pass along the prayer request and then add the requested intention to their personal prayer list.

MEMBERS: Any interested member of the parish.

MEETINGS: None

CONTACT: Jean O’Rourke, (843) 902-1310

RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION (RCIA) FOR ADULTS

DESCRIPTION: Candidates study the Catholic Faith and team members help prepare candidates for Sacramental Initiation.

WHO CAN JOIN: Any person who would like to know more about the Catholic Faith or who would like to join the Catholic Church. Children age 7 through adults are part of the program.

MEETINGS: Adults meet the 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th Wednesdays of each month, 6:30pm, September to May, and participate in Sunday Mass. Children meet on Sundays, 10:00am, September to May, and participate in Sunday Mass.

CONTACTS: Deacon Jim Collins, 902-4833 (Adults)

Jean O’Rourke, (843) 902-1310 (Children)

ROSARY GROUP

DESCRIPTION: We pray the Rosary and make rosaries to donate to various organizations and persons who would not otherwise have rosaries.

WHO CAN JOIN: Any interested person.

MEETINGS: Wednesdays, 9:30am and Sundays, 10:00am

CONTACT: Pauline Coderre, (843) 756-1337

USHERS

DESCRIPTION: Members greet worshipers, seat them and coordinate the offertory.

MEMBERS: Any interested youth or adult in the parish.

MEETINGS: Orientation and training provided.

CONTACT: Frank Berlinger, (843) 756-6789

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

DESCRIPTION: Members conduct a one week summer program for children which involves storytelling, arts and crafts, music, and other activities.

MEMBERS: Any interested youth or adult in the parish.

MEETINGS: Planning for summer program.

CONTACT: Jean O’Rourke, (843) 902-1310

YOUTH GROUP – MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL

DESCRIPTION: Students gather to socialize, grow spiritually and build their character. The group has monthly outings, service projects and lock-ins. Volunteers to be youth leaders and chaperones are also needed.

MEETINGS: Students meet the 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th Wednesdays and the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 6:30pm–8:30pm, September to May, and during special scheduled events and activities.

CONTACT: Jean O’Rourke, (843) 902-1310