4853 Princess Anne Rd Virginia Beach, VA 23462-4446

Finance & Operations Ministries

Our Finance and Operations Ministries ensure that our parish home is a welcoming, comfortable, and well-maintained space for all to gather, celebrate, and serve.

                        
International Dinner festivities & volunteers

Virtus training is desired for all volunteers and is required by many ministries. For more information, call Janet at 495-1886 x423 (Safe Environments Coordinator).


Count and Bank Offertories: Count Offertory contributions each Sunday after Liturgy. Four teams rotate every other week. Computer skills are helpful for data input. The process takes 3 to 4 hours on Sunday. Counters at different fundraisers are also needed; time and dates vary depending upon event, but would only require a few hours. Contact Lisa Liedl via email or phone 495-1886 ext. 422.

ACC (Ascension Construction Crew): This group puts much effort into keeping our buildings and grounds in good condition. Volunteers find an excellent opportunity to experience fellowship while learning many new skills in electrical, carpentry, plumbing, etc. The Crew meets on Saturday mornings and works for no more than four hours. This group also helps with table & chair set up for special events and fundraisers. Your level and frequency of support is up to you. Contact Lisa Liedl via email or phone 495-1886 ext. 422.

Communications: This group will help add and maintain different avenues of communication to the parish. This ministry will be restarted in fall 2019. Contact Christine Chambers via email or phone 495-1886.

Grounds Care: We have extensive grounds to maintain and beautify, including seasonal plantings, pruning, weeding, and improving our property. No grass cutting! Any amount of time during the week or on weekends. Contact Lisa Liedl via email or phone 495-1886 ext. 422.

Safety Team: This group of individuals aid in maintaining a safe environment during weekend Masses and special events. Requirements include attending Safety Team training and CPR & First Aid training. Time requirement: 2 hours per weekend (less with more volunteers) to work during a Mass you are NOT attending. Involves standing and walking for 1 to 2 hours at a time including inside and outside. Email Don Bressette or contact Lisa Liedl via email or phone 495-1886 ext. 422.

Ways and Means Committee: This Committee coordinates all community builders and fundraisers, including Parish Breakfasts, Christmas Bazaar and Craft Show, Plant Sale, and Parish Social Family Events. The Committee provides support and guidance to event leaders. Monthly meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00p.m. in the ACC (no meeting in August). Contact Lisa Liedl via email or phone 495-1886 ext. 422.

  • Bakers: People to bake during the year for special fundraising events (such as Christmas Bazaar and French Café). Contact Lisa Liedl via email or phone 495-1886 ext. 422.

  • Cooking Crew: Prepare food for all parish social events, including Parish Breakfasts, Pancake Supper, and our Christmas Bazaar. Contact Lisa Liedl via email or phone 495-1886 ext. 422.

  • Food Servers: We need Food Servers at most of our functions where food is served. Contact Lisa Liedl via email or phone 495-1886 ext. 422.

  • Publicity: If you are creative and like to work from your home, you can help our Ways & Means Ministry. We need volunteers to notify the local newspaper, radio & TV stations, contact other parishes of our events, create tickets, and coordinate ticket sales. Design and create notices to inform our parishioners of events. Work with our Parish Secretary, Communication Specialist, and Ways & Means coordinator. Contact Lisa Liedl via email or phone 495-1886 ext. 422.

  • Set Up / Tear Down / Clean Up ACC: People needed prior to events to arrange and set up tables. After the event need to remove trash, sweep, put away items, and leave the ACC ready for use of the next group. Contact Lisa Liedl via email or phone 495-1886 ext. 422.

  • Decorate: People needed the morning of the event to place tablecloths, table settings, and needed items out. Possibly put chair covers on chairs. Decorate ACC and tables too. Contact Lisa Liedl via email or phone 495-1886 ext. 422.

  • Kitchen Clean Up: Wash dishes, sweep and mop kitchen during events where the kitchen is being used to prepare food. Secure the kitchen after events. Contact Lisa Liedl via email or phone 495-1886 ext. 422.