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March 22, 2022 Worship Commission Minutes

Minutes, Worship Commission

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

Diocese of Jefferson City Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Call to Order:

Cheri Helms called the 5:00 pm meeting to order with Fr. Medina, Deacon Poulter, Kathy Cotter, Tony Kirn, Kari Brauman, Carol Branson, Debbie Noland, Steve Jannetti, Lorraine Harrison and Mary Scarlett in attendance.

Opening Prayer:

Kathy Cotter opened the meeting with a prayer.


​Steve Jannetti provided refreshments.

Minutes of the Last Meeting:

​Marilee Poulter published meeting notes from Febr 22nd on the parish website.

Worship Committee Leadership: (Cheri Helms)

Ministry of Art and Environment: (Kathy Cotter)

Laetare Sunday March 27th

​Passiontide April 3rd – Crucifixes & statues veiled in church and chapel

Palm Sunday April 10th – Veils remain, sanctuary décor, palm trees and palm crosses, tables set up for blessed palms.  Holy week books placed in pews.

Holy Thursday April 14th – Veils remain, sanctuary decorated with flowers and last supper items.  Chapel prepared for adoration with candles and flowers.

Good Friday April 15th – Veils remain, altar stripped, only two candle stands in sanctuary, small altar cloth and corporal.

Holy Saturday April 16th – Decorate sanctuary (banners, corner display, flowers, etc.).  Fire pit prepared, Easter candle and incense.

​Easter April 17th

Ministry of Hospitality: (vacant)

Ministry of Reader: (Carolyn Lorraine) Unable to attend.

Ministry of Music and Song: (Steve Jannetti)

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

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

Duty list has been developed for Greeters/Ushers –  met with Greeters/Ushers after Mass last weekend to go over list and ask if people were interested in continuing to serve.

Contact information will be provided to Greeters/Ushers if last minute substitute is needed.

It was determined that all Ushers should be at church thirty minutes before Mass begins.

Suggest using collection baskets with handles.  Cost for purchasing baskets will be researched.

If extra hosts are needed and removed from a pre-counted bag of twenty-five, the remaining hosts should be combined with hosts used in the chapel.

Rite of Initiation and the Sacraments: (Deacon Paul)

​RCIA closed off for this year.  No candidate will be confirmed this Easter.

​22 -24 people attending the “No Greater Love” Lenten program.

Prayer and Devotions: (Debbie Noland)

Pope Francis consecrating Russia and Ukraine to The Immaculate Heart of Mary on March 25th(Feast of Annunciation). Prayer will be prayed after 8:00am Mass.

Friday Adoration hours extended to 4:00pm beginning in May.  Anyone interested should contact Debbie Noland.

Divine Mercy Novena will begin on Good Friday April 15th.

Altar Servers: (vacant)

Parish Digital Communications: (Kari Brauman)

​Kari Brauman will handle streaming on Holy Thursday.

High School and Junior High students will be approached to see if anyone is interested in learning how to stream the Mass.

Liturgical Formation of the Assembly(Fr. Medina)

​Schedule for Holy Week distributed.

​Mass will be at 7:00pm for Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday.

​Deacons will share responsibility of serving at Mass during Holy Week.

​North Wing will be opened on Palm Sunday weekend.

Next meeting:

Next meeting April 26th.

Steve Jannetti will be the prayer Leader.

Deacon Paul will provide hospitality items.

Closing Prayer

Kathy Cotter prayed a closing prayer.

​Meeting adjourned at 5:45pm

Meeting notes respectfully submitted by Mary Scarlett