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Feb. 28, 2023 Worship Commission Minutes

Minutes Worship Commission,Tuesday February 28,2023
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Lake Ozark MO Diocese of Jefferson City

Karri Brauman called the 4:00pm meeting to order with Kathy Cotter, Steve Jannetti, Carolyn Loraine, Tony Kirn, Debbie Noland and Mary Scarlett in attendance.

Opening Prayer:
Prayed the Commitment to Mission Karri Brauman shared a reflection Kathy Cotter provided hospitality

Minutes of the last meeting:
Marilee Poulter published the meeting notes from the January 24th on the parish

Worship Commission Leadership: (Karri Brauman)
Karri Brauman conducted the meeting.
Calendar review of upcoming events at our church.
Grateful living small groups taking place.
Prepping for Confirmation on March 11th.
Holy Thursday and Good Friday will be at 7:00pm. Time of Holy Saturday to be determined. Easter Mass at 8:00 and 10;00am.
March 9th, 16th and 23rd are the Scrutinies.
All Commissions will add items to calendar. Calendar will be available three months in advance. Dates of Committee’s meetings will be added to calendar.
Staggered terms for Parish Council members. Members will vote for the President of the Parish Council.
Develop way to welcome new members to our Parish. In the past Worship Commission welcomed new parishioners but should it be the responsibility of the Social Concerns Committee.
Have representatives from Commission on Donut Sunday to let new and all
parishioners know what each Commission does.
Need updated information in the welcome center in Fellowship Hall.

Ministry of Art and Environment: (Kathy Cotter)
Holy Week decorations will be the same as in the past.
Decorations in Fellowship Hall for Confirmation pictures.
Obtained a Paschal candle stand and Baptismal font from the Cathedral in Jefferson City. Palms and lilies have been ordered.

Ministry of Hospitality: (Lorraine Harrison)
Unable to attend the meeting.
Usher training this Thursday at 5:30pm.
Need for updated directory.
This Ministry will create a welcome for new parishioners.

Ministry of Reader: Carolyn Loraine)
Bow to Altar not Tabernacle.
No announcement or greeting at the beginning of Mass. No need to announce “please respond”.

Ministry of Music and Song: (Steve Jannetti)
Changed resource for responsorial psalm. New Lectionary not due to come out until 2024 or 2025.
Adult education will begin after Easter.
Confirmation is bilingual this year. Worship aid will be in English and Spanish. March 14th speaker Kate Bass will be at our church. Concert for a Cause would raise funds for local not for profits

Ministry of Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion: (Mary Scarlett)
Mass Coordinator responsible for telling one of the Eucharistic Minister to take Communion to people unable to come to the Altar.
North Wing open on March 11th for Confirmation.
Eucharistic Ministers will be commissioned for a five year term.
Deacon Jim is providing a list of Communion to the homebound.

Sacristan and Ministry of Mass Coordinator: (Tony Kirn)
Mass Coordinator duties may be changing with some items now handled
by Ushers which will be discussed at Ushers meeting this Thursday.
Suggest placing laminated instructions for exists in case of an emergency in each pew.

Rite of Initiation and the Sacraments: ( Deacon Paul)
Unable to attend the meeting.
Rite of Sending for RCIA members.

Prayer and Devotions: (Debbie Noland)
Some people are not getting the entire email from Debbie but she is working with her carrier to correct the problem.
Since Covid, the attendance in Friday devotion has decreased. Next two years the focus is on adoration. Steve will find national article and have it added to the parish website.
Six year anniversary of PPI. Perhaps a blessing for the members of PPI on Divine
Mercy Sunday.

Altar Servers: (vacant)
Fr. Penn will train Atlar Servers for Confirmation.

Mass Streamer: (Karri Brauman)
Confirmation Mass will be streamed.
Holy Week will be streamed.
More people willing to stream Mass are needed.

Next Meeting: March 28th 2023
Marilee Poulter will be the Prayer Leader; Debbie Nolan will provide hospitality items
Closing Prayer: Closing Prayer
Meeting adjourned at 5:40pm

Meeting notes respectfully submitted by Mary Scarlett