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July 26, 2022 Worship Commission Minutes

Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Lake Ozark, MO

Diocese of Jefferson City Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Call to Order:

Kathy Cotter called the 5:00 pm meeting to order with Fr. Penn, Deacon Poulter, Marilee Poulter, Kari Brauman, Steve Jannetti and Mary Scarlett in attendance.

Opening Prayer:

Steve Jannetti opened the meeting with a prayer and reflection of the Paschal Mystery. 


​Mary Scarlett provided refreshments.

Minutes of the Last Meeting:

​Marilee Poulter published meeting notes from May 24th on the parish website.

Worship Committee Leadership: (Cheri Helms)

Cheri unable to attend the meeting.

Need for more Ushers at the 10:00 Sunday Mass.  

It was decided to pray together the Commitment to Mission Prayer at opening of meeting and Our Pastoral Plan Prayer at close of meeting.

Ministry of Art and Environment: (Kathy Cotter)

Melodi Graessle has notified church groups that we are looking for hosts for the Queenship Novena.  Kathy Cotter will have meeting for hosts that are leading the prayers and providing a meal after the Novena. There is a signup sheet for people who plan to participate or lead the prayers. Novena would be in church and streamed to homes.  Sunday Novena will be after the Sunday 10:00 Mass, a meal will not be provided after the Sunday Novena.

Mini fridge in sacristy for wine storage.

Stands for sanitizer removed however sanitizer is still available for Eucharistic Ministers.

Ministry of Hospitality: (vacant)

Ministry of Reader: (Carolyn Lorraine)

​Carolyn unable to attend the meeting.

Ministry of Music and Song: (Steve Jannetti)

​Steve will provide CD of music for Novenas that he isn’t attending.

Music committee to acquire more songs.  Possibly including songs with different lyrics but familiar music.

We need to schedule a day and time for the Taize prayer.  Previously people from other parishes also participated.  It will be scheduled for sometime after Labor Day.

Adult formation is on hold for the time being.

Antiphons have been sung in the past during Lent and Advent.

Plans for a concert in church by Chris Mugia in the upcoming year.

An Open House & Ministry Fair in the Fall when PSR begins will be planned.

Ministry of Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion: (Mary Scarlett)

​After Eucharistic Ministers in wings finish they will come and help distribute in the center aisle.

​People with a pyx must see Fr. Penn after Mass for their consecrated host.

Mass Coordinators will give Communion to folks in the back of the church unable to come to the altar.

Notice on parish web page stating that people requesting a low gluten host should see Fr. Penn in the sacristy before Mass.

Sacristan and Ministry of Mass Coordinator: (Annette Miller, Tony Kirn)

​Both Annette and Tony unable to attend the meeting.

Rite of Initiation and the Sacraments: (Deacon Paul)

​RCIA term no longer being used. OCI (Order of Christian Initiation) is the new term.

​Fr. Penn, Deacon Paul and Marilee will host an information meeting about OCI.

Deacon Paul will facilitate Eucharistic Ministers visits to nursing homes and the hospital.  He will visit the nursing homes to discuss their current protocols (post Covid19).

Eucharistic Ministers will visit the hospital on Fridays. A meeting will be held for people interested in bringing Communion to the hospital.

When the Eucharistic Ministers arrives, the nursing homes and hospital will provide name and room number of Catholics.

Prayer and Devotions: (Debbie Noland)

​Debbie unable to attend the meeting.

Altar Servers: (vacant)

​Fr. Penn will reach out to PSR students about becoming Altar Servers.

Parish Digital Communications: (Kari Brauman)

​Kari will provide the number of folks watching the streamed Mass.

Fr. Penn will contact Dr. Nelson (the school superintendent) about the possibility of students receiving credit for streaming the Mass.

Sound and video not in sync when cameras are switched, so technicians will be contacted to fix the problem.

Liturgical Formation of the Assembly(Fr. Penn)

​Introducing more times of sacred silence during Mass.

Next meeting:

Next meeting August 23rd.

Tony Kirn will be the prayer Leader.

Tony Kirn will provide hospitality items.

Closing Prayer

Steve Jannetti prayed a closing prayer.

​Meeting adjourned at 6:40pm

Meeting notes respectfully submitted by Mary Scarlett