DESCRIPTION: Parish Greeters are the first to provide welcome and hospitality to all who enter St Stephen’s Church. Parish Greeters arrive 15 minutes prior to Mass to greet parishioners. They present the offertory gifts and distribute the parish bulletin after Mass. Parish Greeters are present at weekly and other special services/celebrations.
QUALIFICATIONS: Open to anyone in the Parish who has a warm smile and welcoming personality, as these are the key requirements for becoming a Parish Greeter.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Parish Greeters are generally scheduled on a rotating basis at the Saturday evening and Sunday morning celebrations. They arrive 15 minutes prior to Mass to greet Parishioners. Parish Greeters usually serve at least once a month but may be called upon to serve at other services/celebrations. Changes in assignment are expected to be handled by the Parish Greeters themselves.
PREPARATION: Individual preparation and ongoing training is offered within the Parish.