Altar Linens Ministry

washes, irons and returns linens used at all Masses in any given week.

Contact Shannon Zdancewicz
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6051
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Altar Servers

assist the priest during the celebration of the Mass. It is an excellent opportunity for young people to participate more fully in the Liturgy. Training is required and provided. pdf Altar Server Training 2016 (1.96 MB)

Contact Keith Kolodziej
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6024
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Arts and Environment

Provide the seasonally appropriate visual environment for our worship space and Narthex.

Contact Karen Bolduc

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Children’s Liturgy of the Word (CLOW) Facilitators

consists of adults who are paired to lead parallel Liturgy of the Word breakout sessions for children between the ages of 5 and 11 during the Sunday Family Mass.

Contact Keith Kolodziej
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6024
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Disaster Relief Ministry

The DRM responds and reaches out to our neighbors in need regardless of their religious affiliation.  Our goal is to provide a “hand up” by assisting in a meaningful way when possible through prayer, financial assistance and or a physical presence.

Contact

Disaster Relief
(770) 552-6400 Ext. 6118
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Disaster Relief Ministry page

Dismas House Prison Ministry

provides transition support to individuals re-entering the community from federal incarceration. Weekly workshops are facilitated in Job Search, Life Skills, GED, monthly Women's Issues group and quarterly Motivational Series. Assist staff with special projects.

Contact Jo Simon
(770) 971-6551
(678) 907-8722

Eucharistic Adoration Guardians

remain in prayer for 1 hour shifts before the Blessed Sacrament during scheduled adoration times.

Contact Kathy Bryan
(678) 231-0804
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Evangelists Variety Show

The Evangelists Variety Show is a group of adults including seniors from St. Ann's parish and the surrounding community who are committed to continuing the reconciling ministry of Jesus Christ through the performance of the fine arts in a variety show format to seniors and other interested parties.

Contact Christine Holt
(770) 518-1888
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Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist

facilitate the distribution of the Body and Blood of Christ at Eucharistic celebrations. There are certain qualifications needed as well as attending an Archdiocesan training program. pdf Extraordinary Minister Training 2016 (3.25 MB)

Contact Keith Kolodziej
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6024
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Extraordinary Ministers to Sick/Homebound

represent all St. Ann’s parishioners, pray for, visit and most importantly bring Eucharist to caregivers and Catholics whose health or situation prevents them from coming to church on Sunday.

Contact Dick Hegeman and Mary McGinnis
(770) 565-7622
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FACTS MInistry

A ministry to engage and mobilize members of St. Ann's Parish in the fight to abolish Child Sex Trafficking.

Contact Jeni Stephens
(404) 771-4017
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Contact Christy David
(404) 993-3501
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FACTS Ministry Page

Finance Council

provides expertise and consultation through financial analysis, planning and policy development to aid the Pastor and Parish Administrator in the administration of parish goods: parish financial resources, buildings and grounds. Current Members of the Finance Council are: Steve Demboski (Chair), Jenn Brennan, Jennifer Daniels, Tim Escott, Rick Toppin, Chris Dodd and Fr. Tom Reilly.

Contact Steve Demboski
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Habitat for Humanity

is a community of volunteers who work in partnership with other Catholic Churches and the homeowners to build one or more Habitat houses per year here in Cobb County. Volunteer opportunities include house construction, food committee, and multiple fundraising events.

Contact Jo Anne Green
(770) 977-0587
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Habitat for Humanity page

Health & Wellness Ministry

St. Ann’s Health and Wellness Ministry fosters and promotes the health and well-being of the members of our faith community through education, counseling, advocacy and the integration of faith and health in all activities, and promotes the understanding of the relationship between the two. Current activities sponsored by the Health and Wellness Ministry may also be found here.

2016 Health Fair flyer

Contact Linda Walsh, RN
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6019
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Holiday Meals on Wheels

seeks to serve those in need in our community by delivering hot, nutritious meals to homebound senior citizens who have little or no outside support and are unable to shop and cook for themselves. Holiday Meals on Wheels fills the gap on the eight holidays of each year that County Services does not send meals to the seniors who are signed up for their weekday hot lunch program .

Contact Mary McGinnis and Dick Hegeman
(770) 565-7622
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Contact Kathy Keel
(770) 977-5090
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Hospitality Ministers (Ushers)

welcome and greet, take up the collection, assist in seating those arriving late, distribute bulletins, and offer practical assistance to the worshipping community.

Contact

Frank DeMelfi
(770) 973-3653
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Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus is a Faith and Family based Catholic men's organization dedicated to Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism.

Contact Ashley Haydock
(770) 331-4731
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Knights of Columbus page

Knitters and Crocheters

create needed crocheted and knitted items for the elderly, Pro-life Ministry, Seamless Garment, and other ministries from donated yarn.

Contact Aline Riche
(770) 518-4910

La Salette Mission Club

raises money to help support the LaSalette foreign missions. We do this from two events each year, the Advent Wreath Sale and a table at Apple Annie where we sell crafts from our Missions. We also raise money from the can and paper recycling.

Contact Flo Cadran
(404) 414-8558
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Lectors

proclaim the Word of God through the reading of Scripture at Masses and other liturgical services. Lector Training 2016

Contact Keith Kolodziej
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6024
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Mass Coordinators

are responsible for all the other volunteer ministers at weekend liturgies.

Contact Keith Kolodziej
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6024
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Meals for Sick & Homebound

Provides meals for parishioners who are homebound due to surgery or illness.  Volunteers prepare meals at home, taking them to the Pastoral Care Office for delivery by other volunteers. (Needs to be on ministry page & also on Pastoral Care page)

Contact Maria Elena Rodriguez
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6020
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Meals on Wheels

works in conjunction with Cobb County by delivering hot, nutritious meals 3 times weekly to homebound senior citizens who have little or no outside support and are unable to shop and cook for themselves.

Contact

Toni Green
(770) 807-0560
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Missions

 "But you will receive power when the holy Spirit comes upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, throughout Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth." Acts 1:8

Contact

Kelly Simpson Ext. 6035
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Missions page

Music Ministry & A/V

is always seeking talented instrumentalists and vocalists to enhance our 8 weekly liturgies and our many special events. Our Masses include a wide variety of musical styles. If you are gifted at playing an instrument or singing, consider sharing it with your St. Ann's community. Audio/Visual enhances the liturgies by providing services in the areas of sound board operator, camera operator, lyric/video/lights operator and setup.

Contact Ed Bolduc
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6017
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Music Ministry Page

MUST Ministries

has 21 teams of parishioners that provide and serve meals to those in need at a local homeless shelter. There are some Saturday/Sunday lunches provided as well as two dinners per month and some breakfast sandwiches each week.

Contact Ardean West
(770) 331-6487
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My Brother's Keeper

As disciples of Christ, we are called to be of service to all, especially the poor.Our mission is to make the access of food easier for the homeless and to provide them temporary shelter, bikes for transportation, and with other basic needs.

Contact Pat Eddlemon
(404) 285-0605
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MY BROTHER'S KEEPER PAGE

Parents for LIFE (TEEN)

is the Adult support arm for the Teen Youth Programs. Participants can volunteer in one of several areas: Food Preparation and General Support for Life Nights, Kitchen Crew for Retreats, General Office help, Chaperone and help plan community service events, Prayer and Appreciation for Life Teen Core members, Fundraising and special events.

Contact

Dave Smith
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Parish Nurse

 St. Ann’s Health and Wellness Ministry fosters and promotes the health and well-being of the members of our faith community through education, counseling, advocacy and the integration of faith and health in all activities, and promotes the understanding of the relationship between the two.

Contact Linda Walsh
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6019
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Parish Nurse page

Parish Pastoral Council (PPC)

The Parish Pastoral Council is a leadership ministry within the family of the Catholic Church of St. Ann.  We shall create a vision expressed in a Parish Pastoral Plan reached by consensus, framed by the Seven Essential Elements of Parish Life, and grounded in the Parish Mission Statement.  We commit to empowering ministry leaders, parish staff, and parishioners in implementing this pastoral plan.

Contact Amy Pedersen
(404) 932-8668
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Preschool Parents Association (PPA)

supports the preschool and its staff. The PPA serves as a voice for all preschool parents, provides volunteer opportunities, and fundraises for specific projects related to the ongoing needs of the preschool.

Contact

Allie Fleckner
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Sacristan and Mass Coordinators

are responsible for setting out and cleaning up Mass vessels, preparing the offertory gifts and assisting at the communion rite as needed. Sacristans must be trained and certified Extraordinary Ministers.

Contact Keith Kolodziej
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6024
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St. Vincent de Paul

Vincentians follow Christ through service to those in need and to bear witness to His compassionate and liberating love. Members show commitment through person to person contact. This group responds to people in need with compassion and without judgment through casework, car donations, Help Line and Adopt-a-Family. They also provide food to the needy through the St. Ann's St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry.

Contact St. Vincent de Paul
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6105
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St. Vincent de Paul Society page

Transportation Ministry

connects parishioners in need of transportation for non-emergency medical appointments with volunteer drivers from the parish.

Contact

Linda Walsh
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6019
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Visiting the Homebound

connects parish volunteers who wish to provide companionship and support, through visits or phone calls, to parishioners who are homebound due to illness or age.

Contact Maria Elena Rodriguez
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6020
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Vocations Committee

seeks to connect young adults with Jesus Christ, the Church, the mission of the Church in the world, and a peer community in which their faith is nurtured and strengthened.

Contact

Naki Orff
(770) 977-9703
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