Parish Life Ministry
Our Social and Community Life programs promote a welcoming and hospitable sense of community by providing social events and services that build and strengthen relationships and encourage new and inactive members to participate in parish activities.
Divorced and Separated Ministry: This ministry is an informal support group that meets monthly in the parlor. The group is open to anyone going through or considering separation or divorce. We offer a safe place to share and hear other's experiences. We offer a safe place to meet, connect and share with others who are experiencing the same pain and confusion. No advance registration is required, and all information shared is anonymous. Contact::Elizabeth at (804) 512-1552.
Parade Float Committee: Coordinates our participation in the annual Ashland Olde Time Holiday Parade by decorating the float and organizing the riders.
Contact: Andy Fuhrman
Parish Picnic Committee: Plans and promotes this annual event by organizing the food, the place, the games, and the ever-popular softball game.
Contact: Volunteer Needed
Sunday Hospitality (Coffee and Donuts): As a way of strengthening a sense of community in the parish, a crew of volunteers is needed to provide coffee and donuts for parishioners after the Masses on Sunday morning.
Contact: Volunteer Needed
Reception Committee: Volunteers provide light refreshments for a variety of parish events, including special liturgical celebrations: after First Communion, Confirmation, the Easter Vigil, etc. (Excludes coffee & donuts after Sunday Masses.)
Contact: Volunteer needed
Funeral Reception Committee: Volunteers provide direct and tangible service and comfort at a crucial time for the bereaved family by planning, preparing and serving food at a reception in the Parish Hall after the funeral. Many helpful hands are needed for this short-notice and much – appreciated ministry.
Contact: Arlene Dooley
Cub Scouts: Begun in the Fall of 2008, St. Ann’s Cub Scout Pack (#718) welcomes boys, first to fifth graders, to come and enjoy all the activities of the Cub Scouts.
Contact: Jack Clark
Girl Scouts of America builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
Contact: Jenny Gormley
Knights of Columbus: The Knights, a family-oriented organization based on the principles of unity, charity, fraternity, and patriotism, is dedicated to upholding the teaching of the Catholic Church, helping people in need, strengthening families and developing a fraternal bond between members. All Catholic men, 18 or older are welcome.
Contact: Don Montag