Ministries at Resurrection are the lifeblood of our discipleship.
Click here to download the Ministry & Activity Guide (updated January 2018)
Altar Servers (3rd Grade and Up)
Contact Mike Wilkins: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com.
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. Contact Jeanie Schuldt.
Contact: Mary Claeys @503-657-6513.
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 Jan Holmes at firstname.lastname@example.org
A pro-life committee whose mission is to educate the parish on the 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 8:30 am 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!
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 Brianna Gilmore.
Edge (6th thru 8th grade)
Contact Helen Thurlow.
Life Teen (high school), Confirmation & Young Adults
Young adult summer Bible Study meetings from mid-June through early September. Contact Helen Thurlow.
Vacation Bible School
Students ages 4 through 5th grade join together for a week every summer to learn about the love of Jesus, sing and dance, and have fun through a variety of themed activities. Contact our parish office.
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 Betsy Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org
Resurrection Catholic Parish is committed to helping those in need and specifically those who visit the Father’s Heart Street shelter. Together, we feed approximately 120-150 people each month through several meals. Click here to learn more about becoming involved.
The Father’s Heart Street Ministry is a Christian-based day shelter in Oregon City. Their Ministry provides a safe refuge for the homeless population, which includes families living in vehicles, seniors, veterans, and single mothers and fathers. They provide resources for basic human needs, to name a few include: 3 meals a day (provided to more than 100 visitors four days a week), warm showers and haircuts, clothing exchange and basic medical. To learn more about their services, you can visit their website at www.tfhstreetministry.com.
It takes an entire parish to help with all the tasks necessary each month. Our volunteers are so generous! It has been a wonderful ministry, one that can allow you to be flexible with your volunteer time. You can choose to be hands-on with the shelter, prepare meals with new friends at the parish, or you can donate supplies and food. The possibilities are unlimited! We are always looking for new volunteers, please sign-up.
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.
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 Angie Bozanich at 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
8:30 AM Sunday Mass: Mary Neil at email@example.com.
11:00 AM Sunday Mass: Jennifer Jordan at Jen.Jordan.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Andy Bergman at Tomphilly349@yahoo.com.
Lectors share their time and talents by proclaiming the Word of God at weekend liturgies.
Contact Mary Neil at 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 Betsy Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org
Prepare and/or serve soup once a week after weekday PM Mass during Lent.
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 email@example.com
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 Marcus Reynolds at firstname.lastname@example.org.
An advisory group to the Pastor.
Contact Joe Amato at email@example.com
Meets monthly to promote Catholic teaching on issues regarding justice and peace.
Contact Gary Corgan @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us in creating these pocket prayers through knitting, crocheting or quilting. Pocket-sized prayers are blessed by Father and each prayerful stitch offers “hope in hand” to anyone needing heavenly comfort. Contact Roseann Bora at email@example.com
We pray for your special intentions. If you wish to submit a prayer request, please email it to Jane Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
See Elizabeth Ministry
Works on quilts to be raffled for fund raisers.
Contact Laura Manske (503) 803-3647 cell or 503-638-1479 home or email@example.com
Assist with the Red Cross with their bi-annual drive.
Contact Don Love at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 Roger Mason, firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-319-3858
Offering a warm welcome to new members and explanation of parish ministries and services. Contact Linda Beko at email@example.com.
First Saturday of the month, parishioners are invited to visit with other parishioners in the the hall for fellowship and some wine and cheese. Contact Jeanne Denton @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
The parish offers yearly overnight retreat for parish women to experience faith renewal and to build new friendships. Contact Angie Bozanich at firstname.lastname@example.org.