St. Therese Parish News & Events
SCRIP Coordinator Needed
The St. Therese SCRIP Program is
looking for a new Coordinator to help run the
SCRIP program effective August 2017
Position 1: Order and Inventory
Responsibilities include inventory
management, ordering all SCRIP, soliciting new SCRIP
vendors, maintaining and balancing the SCRIP checking
account, writing checks, arranging for SCRIP pickup
with SCRIP runners, managing SCRIP sellers and
runners and recruiting as necessary. The
position also handles marketing of the SCRIP program. The
coordinator works alongside the SCRIP
coordinator/bookkeeper and the job responsibilities are very
intertwined with the other team member. Candidates must be able to work in
the school every Monday, including summers, as well
as every Friday afternoon and extra hours when
necessary. (Times may vary according to schedule conflicts
Candidates must be willing to work
more hours during the holiday season. Candidates must
be regular SCRIP buyers, enjoy working with people,
have excellent communication skills, be very detail-oriented, have basic computer knowledge, have good organizational
skills and be able to perform all of the
SCRIP duties as listed above, as well as other projects and
tasks that may be asked of by the principal or pastor.
The job entails frequent communication with
customers, teachers, principal, priest and the St.
Therese SCRIP auditors. If interested in applying, please
send your name, phone number and your qualifications to
the attention of Jessica Leffers and submit them to
the church office.
Call for nomination: The tenure of some
members of the present Pastoral Council will soon end. We are therefore calling
for nominations and suggestions for those who will serve in the Council. You
may wish to self nominate or nominate someone who you think will usefully serve
in the Council, giving reasons for your suggestion. Please, drop off your
suggestions/ nomination in the suggestion box in the Church Gathering Space or
even post it to the Pastor if you so desire, or email your suggestion to the
Pastor at firstname.lastname@example.org. Of course, the nominated persons must be
above 18 years and be registered active members of the parish who can provide
valuable guidance for the pastor and parish.
St. Therese Fall Festival 2017
The Fall Festival is
quickly approaching with a NEW DATE of
September 16th!! The Fall Festival Committee is still looking for the generous donations of our parishioners’ time, talent and dollars to
make this year’s festival one of the best yet. It is only with your help that
the festival can be a success. Please stop by the table at the back of church
for further information and sign-up sheets
OLDER AMERICAN DAY
Harvest House Older American Day will be held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. 943 Powers St., New Haven, IN on Monday, Sept.11th, beginning with Rosary at 10:20am and Mass at 10:45am in the church. This will be followed by lunch and entertainment at Orchid Events and Catering, 11508 Lincoln Hwy East, New Haven, IN. Tickets are $12 each. Reservations may be made by calling Bev Kline at 260-623-3979 by September 1st. No tickets will be sold at the door. All Catholic Seniors 55 and older are invited.
FORMED is back! Because we received a grant through the Legacy of Faith fund, we once again have a subscription for FORMED. FORMED has a variety of educational materials you are able to view at home or in a group setting. In order to evangelize others, you need to know your faith. Please take advantage of FORMED through their website FORMED.org and set up your account using our parish pass code a7765.
2017 Parish Mission DVD Now
Thanks to the hard work of Eric
Peat, we now have the Parish Mission DVD available for any
parishioner to borrow. It features our Sunday evening guest speaker
Robert Rogers and the personal testimonies of three of our
If you would like to borrow a DVD, please
contact the parish office (747-9139).
NEWS FROM TODAY’S CATHOLIC
Have you ever wished you could
find all the events of the diocese in one place? Now you can with the
beautiful, easy to use Diocesan Calendar found on www.todayscatholic.org! You
can search by type of event and find things such as Masses with Bishop Rhoades,
retreats and events for youth and young adults. You can also search by location
and find fundraisers, fish fries and other parish community events nearest to
you! Visit the brand new Today’s Catholic website to learn more. While you are
there, make sure to subscribe to the digital edition at www.todayscatholic.org.
If you are already getting the digital
version of Today’s Catholic by email, you will continue to receive it in its
new format with no need to resubscribe.
Our mission is to keep your children/students focused on Christ and serving others.
pray that the Church be holier and more humble, loving God by serving the poor,
the lonely, and the sick.
We are looking for adults and teens to help lead Children's Liturgy. Training provided. Commitment time - one Sunday/month. Contact Kris Lill at email@example.com if interested.
Children's Liturgy -
Ages 3-8 - Parents and Guardians:.
Children's Liturgy of the Word Children's Liturgy of the
Word will resume in September at the
11:00 Mass on Sundays.
Crusaders for Christ:
August 5 - Lake Day at Jellystone, Pierceton (watch for
details in July).
Youth Group Leaders:
Terry Tescula260.341.3829 Kris Lill (Children's Liturgy)
Women in the Word
Are you looking to block out a space just for you? A time to share the Word with other women who seek to deepen their faith and share prayer and the opportunity to discuss the Word too? Please join us the first Wednesday of each month from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the parish office.
SPARC (Small Parishes Actively Receiving Christ)
SPARC is a
Men’s Apostolate seeking to become closer to God through Prayer, Scripture and
Catechesis. Every man over the age of 18 is
welcome to meet in the parish office on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday’s of
each month at 7 p.m. The next meeting is November 9th. There will not be a
meeting on November 23rd,due to the Thanksgiving holiday. For additional
information call or text Allan Allphin
Rosary for Peace in the World and in Families
A few years back our Lady asked for prayer groups be formed. Here at St. Therese our group was formed and we are in our ninth year. We pray for peace in the world and in all families. Won't you please join us? We meet
every 2nd Tuesday of the month in the chapel at 6:00 pm. Hope to see you there.
Divine Mercy Devotion
Now through the end of the Year of Mercy, St Therese Church will be having a Divine Mercy devotion. It will be held in the Chapel on the
first and third Tuesdays of every month following evening Mass (6:15pm) Spend time to learn more about the mercy of God, learn to trust in Jesus, and live your life as merciful to others as Christ is merciful to you.