Ministries at Resurrection are the lifeblood of our discipleship.
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Ministering their time by cleaning altar linens and straightening the church pews prior to Masses.
Contact Joan LeBarron (503) 638-7768 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Office@rcparish.org.
Altar Servers (4th Grade and Up)
Contact: Joan LeBarron (503) 638-7768 or email@example.com.
Brothers And Sisters In Christ is a group of post-high school young adults who are passionate about living and growing their Catholic faith through prayer, scripture, discussion, and fellowship.
Contact Betsy Taylor for more information (503) 522-8937 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members spend time together and share a simple meal with a small group of fellow parishioners. Sign ups are twice a year in September and March.
Bring your brown bag lunch and join women and men for Bible Study on Thursdays at noon. There’s always interesting conversation and something new to learn. Open for men and women. We’ve been meeting for 7 years and are happy to have you join in anytime.
Contact Betsy Taylor (503) 522-8937 or email@example.com
Contact Marilyn Hammers (503) 675-7875 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A pro-life committee whose mission is to educate the parish on sanctity of life issues.
Contact Andy Bergman at email@example.com
Help serve after one of the Sunday Masses.
Contact Irene Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ministers take the Eucharist after the Sunday 8:30am Mass to those unable to attend Mass due to age or infirmity. Contact Judy Cook (503) 657-8046 or email@example.com.
The Resurrection Community Garden Ministry is a group of committed gardeners who have come together through a common interest in planting and maintaining a garden. We enjoy the camaraderie of gardening in a community space and we are dedicated to helping maintain the church grounds to whatever extent we are able. We are focused on producing fresh and wholesome produce for our food bank on a yearly basis and on raising awareness of hunger issues in our local area. We are also committed to our congregation to help foster improvements to the attractiveness of our church grounds and common areas.
Contact Jack Michels at firstname.lastname@example.org
Elizabeth ministry is a response to the needs of women and families during the childbearing years. We are a NEW ministry looking for volunteers who can share personal stories, similar experiences and are able to support, encourage and assist other members of our parish during this unique time in their lives. To learn more about this dynamic ministry or to seek support please contact Patricia Mackie at email@example.com or 971-444-9170.
The Rosebud program (part of Elizabeth Ministry) is located near the Holy Family icon inside the Church. It is a bouquet and basket of roses. These roses represent the prayer request of the families and members of our parish. Each color rose represents a different prayer need: infertility, pregnancy, miscarriage, trouble times, grandparent concerns etc. The roses in the basket have cards attached for you to write your name, prayer request and contact information. If you would like prayers, please fill out a card and add it to the vase. Let us pray for you!
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Wednesday from 9:00am until 3:00pm in the Day Chapel. Contact the parish office.
Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist reflect not only the response to their Baptismal call to serve the people of God, but also a commitment to Christ as they share in the preaching, teaching and leading aspects of the church. For more information please contact the parish office to determine the Minister Team Lead for the Mass you wish to serve at.
“Bringing faith to our lives and life to our faith.” ~Thomas Groome. A holistic approach to learning and living our Catholic faith.
Life Kids (PreK thru 5th)
Contact Ann Barba.
Edge (6th thru 8th grade)
Contact Betsy Taylor.
Life Teen (high school), Confirmation & Young Adults
Young adult summer Bible Study meetings from mid-June through early September. Contact Betsy Taylor (503) 522-8937.
Vacation Bible School
Students ages 4 through 5th grade join together for a week every June to learn about the love of Jesus, to sing and have fun.
Adult Faith Formation
Various opportunities for adults in the parish, including retreats, Bible studies, faith sharing groups, Parent sessions, “Faith in Action” and more. Contact Anna A. Mosey (503) 638-1579 x 124 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Resurrection Parish Finance Council is a key element for promoting the financial health of the Parish. It assists and supports the Pastor in his Stewardship of parish resources. The Finance Council meets every other month, working with the parish staff and ministry heads in preparing the budget and reviewing the parish financial position throughout the year.
The chairperson of the Finance Council at this time is Tony Orlandini.
First Saturday Women’s Faith Sharing Group
A ministry for women by women who gather every first Saturday of the month for prayer, theological reflection and community building. Women of all ages are welcome. Contact Ann Higgins (503) 694-5957 or email@example.com.
A group of generous parishioners who serve food after funerals or memorial services. Contact Laura Hamel (503) 656-2437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please see the Hospitality Ministry below.
Contact Maya Bashoury (503)638-1579 or email@example.com.
A ministry to assist parishioners with health resources and information. Monthly blood pressure screenings after Masses.
This ministry also manages Comforter Companions, an outreach for parishioners and their family members who are wanting to create their end-of-life plan or have spiritual support from a trained Comfort Companion during a major illness or at a person’s end of life.
Contact Kim Kiely (503) 656-9645 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A broad group of parishioners who serve at each mass by greeting, ushering, guiding parishioners through the lift and answering questions at the information booth.
Contacts for the Hospitality Ministry:
4:30 PM Saturday Mass: Joe Amato at (503) 781-9689 or email@example.com
8:30 AM Sunday Mass: Mark Neil at firstname.lastname@example.org or 971-219-5127.
11:00 AM Sunday Mass: Toni and Michael Layoun at email@example.com.
The world’s largest Catholic fraternal service organization. Founded in the United States in 1882, it is named in honor of Christopher Columbus and dedicated to the principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. Open to all men of the parish age 18 and older.
Contact Craig Cooley (503) 516-3833 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Lectors share their time and talents by proclaiming the Word of God at weekend liturgies.
Contact Jeff Akin email@example.com
Every year the parish gathers for a Lenten mission and Lenten faith sharing groups. This is a great time for renewal and conversion.
Contact Anna A. Mosey (503) 638-1579 x124 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prepare and/or serve soup once a week after weekday PM Mass during Lent.
Contact Mary Hainley (503) 650-7535 or email@example.com.
The members of this group knit prayer shawls to be given as a visible sign of God’s care in our parish and larger community.
Contact Laura Hamel at firstname.lastname@example.org
Parishioners and visitors gather for Bible study, faith sharing and retreats for men. Meets the second Saturday of each month.
Contact Eugene Wallace (503) 678-2955 or (503) 407-5499.
The Music Ministry of Resurrection leads the congregation in song. We sing contemporary worship songs, great classic hymns, and beautiful Latin chants. We believe all generations are important, so we do everything we can to make everyone feel welcome and included at every Mass.
Contact the parish office.
We welcome Sally Egland back to the parish staff as a part-time Outreach Coordinator. Sally was our former Business Manager for 5-1/2 years, and retired from that full-time role in December. In her new role, Sally will be forming a ministry focused on connecting those who can help with those in need. This is a one-year position (July 1-June 30) that was funded by a private donation. Please look for information in future bulletins and the parish email newsletter about ways you can volunteer to share your time and talents with others. Meanwhile, if you have any questions, Sally can be reached at email@example.com or 503.482.6877.
An advisory group to the Pastor.
Contact Molly Hoeflich (503) firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meets monthly to promote Catholic teaching on issues regarding justice and peace.
Contact Penny McArdle (503) 638-9188 or email@example.com.
We pray for your special intentions. If you wish to submit a prayer request, please email it to Karen Briggs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resurrection’s prison ministry is in need of those willing to visit the imprisoned. This multi-parish prison ministry includes visiting Catholic female inmates in the two Security Units at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville conducting a weekly Communion service. The time commitment is one weekday evening every 4 to 6 weeks. Training is provided. If you are interested in becoming a member of this very important and rewarding ministry please contact the parish office for more information.
This ministry is looking for a leader to organize this ministry. Contact the parish office if interested at email@example.com.
Works on quilts to be raffled for fund raisers.
Contact Laura Manske (503) 803-3647 cell or 503-638-1479 home or firstname.lastname@example.org
Assist with the Red Cross with their bi-annual drive.
Contact Don Love at email@example.com or 503-557-1401.
The mission of Resurrection Catholic Preschool is to be a school of excellence where children are empowered to use their active and creative minds to grow in understanding, to have compassion for others and to have the courage to live their beliefs.
Call Tresa Rast, school director, at 503-638-1579 x135, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit online at www.resurrectioncatholicpreschool.com
They serve the parish by assisting the priest by preparing the Church for Masses. They assist Lectors and Eucharistic Ministers and work with Ushers.
Contact Joan LeBarron (503) 638-7768 or email@example.com.
Contact Roger Mason, firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-319-3858
The Stewardship Commission is charged with creating a Stewardship vision at Resurrection Catholic parish and to bring the concept of Stewardship to life at the parish. Organizes Spring Ministry Fair. Contact Mark Neil at email@example.com or 971-219-5127.
Teams of Our Lady
Marriage is a challenge. Whether a couple is newlywed, raising a family, or “empty nesting,” the call to grow together in love is ever present. Often couples find they are living in a social climate where forces and stresses are at work that can undermine both their marriage and their faith. This ministry can help support your marriage.
Contact Betsy Taylor (503) 522-8937 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This ministry focuses on connecting those who can help with those in need. As a stewardship parish, “Service” is one of our four pillars. Parishioners are encouraged to share their time and talents with others. Volunteer help can be requested by ministries, staff members, parishioners and others. Parishioners are encouraged to visit this site often to volunteer for opportunities to serve. For further information, please contact Sally Egland, Outreach Coordinator, at email@example.com or 503-482-6877.
Offering a warm welcome to new members and explanation of parish ministries and services.
Contact Joe Amato at (503) 781-9689 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Gloria Camp at email@example.com.
Meets weekly throughout the year on Wednesdays, 9:30am to 11:30am. Child care is provided. Women are invited to join and are welcome at any time during the year.
Contact Judy Cook (503) 657-8046 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The parish offers yearly overnight retreat for parish women to experience faith renewal and to build new friendships.
Contact Ann Higgins (503) 694-5957 or email@example.com.