Worship and Spiritual

Worship and Spiritual


Chairwoman: Annette Miller

Vice-Chairman: Debbie Noland

Secretary:  Mary Scarlett


The purpose of the Commission on Divine Worship and the Sacraments is to ensure that the liturgical and sacramental life of the parish is celebrated in such a manner to invite all to encounter Jesus Christ alive in their midst.

Key Responsibility Areas

The commission will name one ministry coordinator for each of the following ministries chosen from either the core team, associate members or parish staff. Each ministry has a brief description of the key responsibilities of that ministry. The ministry coordinator will be charged with keeping a binder with policies and best practices to guide the work of the commission and the ministers themselves regarding their particular area of concern. The ministry coordinator will ensure that there are resources to assist ministers in their service. The ministry coordinator will ensure that all ministers are duly commissioned in a public ceremony and appropriately honor their service.

  • Ministry of Hospitality
  • Ministry of Reader
  • Ministry of Music and Song
  • Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
  • Sacristan and Ministry of Mass Coordinator
  • Art and Environment
  • Rite of Initiation and the Sacraments
  • Prayer and Devotions
  • Altar Server
  •  Liturgical Formation of the Assembly

November 30, 2021, Worship and Spiritual Commission Minutes

By Mary Scarlett | December 7, 2021

Minutes, Worship Commission Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Lake Ozark, MO Diocese of Jefferson City Tuesday, November 30, 2021…

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Johannes Vermeer: Christ in the House of Martha and Mary

Needed: Coordinator for Ministers of Hospitality

By Monsignor Makarewicz | May 26, 2021

Ministry and service at Our Lady of the Lake is organized into Key Responsibility Areas. Each of the commissions of the parish designate a person to be the coordinator of these key areas. You might be able to appreciate the leadership provided by these coordinators if you reflect on the many people who are required…

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Updating Health and Hygiene Practices

By Monsignor Makarewicz | May 14, 2021

Bishop McKnight has issued a new decree governing the liturgical and pastoral activities of the parishes of the Diocese of Jefferson City. The substance of the decree will be effective June 1; however, there are some liturgical practices that can be implemented as soon as advisable. The most significant point is the lifting of the…

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