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Oct. 27, 2022 Worship Commission Minutes

Minutes, Worship Commission

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

Diocese of Jefferson City Tuesday, October 27, 2022

Call to Order:

Marilee Poulter called the 5:30 pm meeting to order with Fr. Penn, Deacon Paul, Kathy Cotter, Lorraine Harrison, Karri Brauman, Carolyn Loraine and Mary Scarlett in attendance.

Opening Prayer and Reflection:

​Those in attendance prayed The Commitment to Mission.

​Mary Scarlett shared a reflection.


​Kathy Cotter provided refreshments.

Minutes of the Last Meeting:

​Marilee Poulter published meeting notes from September 27th on the parish website.

Worship Committee Leadership: (Karri Brauman)

​Marilee Poulter led the meeting.

Karri Brauman volunteered to be chair and Lorraine Harrison volunteered to be vice chair.

​November 1st All Souls Day Mass is a day of obligation.  The Office will be closed.

​Knights of Columbus Mass of Remembrance is Tuesday December 15th at 7:00pm.

​Thanksgiving Day 8:00am Mass. 

​Office closed Thanksgiving Day and the Friday afterward

​First week of Advent begins the November 26th and 27th.

Advent by Candlelight is Tuesday December 6th beginning at 6:30 doors open at 6:00. Registration begins on November 1st.

Immaculate Conception Mass is Wednesday December 7th at 6:00pm and Thursday December 8th at 8:00am with breakfast to follow.

Communal Penance service will be on Tuesday December 13th at 7:00pm.

Christmas Mass will be the regular weekly Mass schedule, Saturday Christmas Eve 5:00pm, Sunday Christmas Day 8:00am and 10:00am.​

Computers will be set up in the Fellowship Hall to complete the Virtus training.

Ministry of Art and Environment: (Kathy Cotter)

​Harvest display will be in church the week of November 14th.

​Book of Remembrance will be put out on November 2nd by the confessional.

Ministry of Hospitality: (Lorraine Harrison)

​Lorraine Harrison volunteered to head the Ministry of Hospitality.​

​Badges for Ushers will be purchased to identify Ushers.

Ministry of Reader: (Carolyn Loraine)

Ministry of Music and Song: (Steve Jannetti)

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

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

Sacristan and Ministry of Mass Coordinator: (Tony Kirn)

Rite of Initiation and the Sacraments: (Deacon Paul)

Two people in RCIA program currently. 

Rite of Welcoming by Fr. Penn will be on the Thursday November 17th

The Scrutinies will be held in the spring.

Prayer and Devotions: (Debbie Noland)

​The purchase of Advent booklets for parishioners will be discussed and decided with the Church Secretary.

​Chalk for Epiphany will be ordered.

Altar Servers: (vacant)

​Fr. Penn will speak with Superintendent of Schools about granting Altar Servers course credit.

Parish Digital Communications: (Karri Brauman)

A link to the Wednesday evening streamed Mass for PSR students will be sent to parents of students.​

​Daily Mass will no longer be streamed starting on November 1st due to lack of viewing and equipment failure.

Liturgical Formation of the Assembly(Fr. Penn)

​Need for Adult education – perhaps scheduled “Characters of Advent” (Isaac, John the Baptist and Mary) in 2023.

​Possibly during Lent discuss gardens of Eden and Calvary.

Next meeting:

Next meeting November 29th at 5:00pm.

Carolyn Loraine will be the reflection Leader.

Carolyn Loraine will provide hospitality items.

Closing Prayer

Those in attendance prayed the Prayer for Our Pastoral Plan.

​Meeting adjourned at 6:20pm

Meeting notes respectfully submitted by Mary Scarlett