Service

AIDS Ministry

is dedicated to serving those living with HIV/AIDS or their families, whether physical, emotional or spiritual.

Contact AIDS HOTLINE
(770) 518-6094

Bereavement Support Group

supports those experiencing grief due to the death of a loved one, facilitated by staff and volunteers.

Contact Ellen Herrel
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6018
eherrel@st-ann.org
 

 

Career Quest

serves the unemployed & workers at risk. Their goal is to increase self perspective, knowledge of the job market & development of the skills required to secure a job. Volunteers can serve in different capacities & can design a schedule to participate based on their availability.

Contact

John Marotto
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6104
careerquest-sa@comcast.net

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Disaster Relief Ministry

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
stanndrm@gmail.com

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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
(404) 463-3336

Divorced & Separated Support Group

supports those in the parish and surrounding community who have gone through a divorce or separation.

Contact Ellen Herrel
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6018
eherrel@st-ann.org

Evangelists

The Evangelists are 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
CMHolt@bellsouth.net

Faith & Light

is an ecumenical group of people with developmental disabilities and their families and friends who meet to share scripture and pray together, to share their gifts and graces, and to develop friendships that support and celebrate each other. The group consists of all ages with different degrees of disability. Faith and Light is open to everyone, regardless of religious affiliation.

Contact

Cecile Stretch
(770) 642-7435

Janet Grzeszkowiak
(770) 973-9085
janet@frankbetz.com

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:Doug Boling (chair), Jenn Brennan, Dale Cox, Jennifer Daniels, Steve Demboski, Tim Escott, Jim Herrel, and Fr. Tom Reilly

Contact Doug Boling
(770) 425-8220
dboling118@aol.com

Habitat for Humanity

is a community of volunteers who work in partnership with other Catholic and Covenant 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
stannhabitat@aol.com
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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.

Contact Linda Walsh, RN
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6019
LWalshRN@st-ann.org

Holiday Meals on Wheels Delivery

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
mhm117@att.net dick217@att.net

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 Jim Boyle
(678) 925-2885
jbigcanoe@hotmail.com
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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
(770) 565-8606
florencecadran@bellsouth.net

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

Pat St. John
(770) 642-0811
pstjohn5042@comcast.net

Military Support Ministry

provides a Christ-centered, welcoming community for military personnel, veterans, and their families and identify and respond to their needs.

Contact

Tony Gasper
(770) 973-8616
algas1@bellsouth.net

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
ksmpson@st-ann.org

Stephani Holden Ext. 6037
sholden@st-ann.org

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Mother's Enrichment (ME)

provides FREE babysitting in the church nursery for daily 9:00AM Mass or any other ministry or spiritual activity on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings (whenever Cobb County Schools are in session).

Contact Melissa Hill
(770) 634-3263
maetz@bellsouth.net

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 Pat St. John
(770) 642-0811
St.Ann.MUST@gmail.com

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 provide them with other basic needs. This ministry is a collaboration of four (4) ministries: St. Vincent de Paul, MUST Ministries, Military Support Ministry, and the Knights of Columbus.

Contact Pat Eddlemon
(404) 285-0605
pate324@gmail.com
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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

Tom Dudek
(770) 992-4443
thomasdudek@comcast.net

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
LWalshRN@st-ann.org
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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 John Colpo
(770) 565-9435
jjcolpojr@aol.com

Pastoral Care

The Pastoral Care Department serves the sick, home & facility-bound, and bereaved of the parish.  The Health & Wellness Ministry within Pastoral Care focuses on the health of our parishioners in body, mind & spirit.

Contact Ellen Herrel
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6018
eherrel@st-ann.org
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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

Christy Wahn
(770) 321-1020
cgwahn@gmail.com

Respect Life

is committed to fostering the dignity of every human life from conception to natural death through prayer, healing, service, education and evangelization in the name of Jesus Christ.
Contact Elizabeth Daugherty
(770) 594-2739
StAnnRespectLife@gmail.com

Retrouvaille

is committed to providing hope to hurting couples as they strive for continued healing of their marriages with the opportunity to survive, be healed and thrive as a covenant of life and love. Empowered by the Holy Spirit, Retrouvaille couples share their stories, talents and gifts to promote and spread that healing ministry to others.

Contact John & Kathryn Sax
(404) 372-9143
kathrynsax@gmail.com

Seniors Aiding Seniors

makes crafts given out to seniors during Holiday and Seasonal events. Visits are also made to Nursing Homes and Senior Centers to provide crafts, bingo and other activities.

Contact Jeanice Glennon
(770) 998-1736
jeanice12@bellsouth.net

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
st.vincent@st-ann.org
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Transportation Ministry

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

Contact Maria Elena Rodriguez
(770) 552-6400 ext. 6020
mrodriguez@st-ann.org

Visitation of the Sick & 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
mrodriguez@st-ann.org