SERVE

Discipleship
The continuation of Jesus’ ministry
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Worship & Liturgical Ministry

Participate in the Mass

Altar Servers, Art & Environment, Communion Ministers at Mass,  Lectors, Ushers, Greeters.

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Music Ministry

Come Sing With Us

The SJR Music Ministry comprises several different musical groups

Groups include: The 9:00 Choir, The 11:00 Choir, Children’s Choir, Handbell Choir, Resurrection Choir, Reverent Sound

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Video Ministry

Become a Video Tech

We produce high-quality respectful video coverage of Masses

  • for those who are unable to attend Mass in the church building

  • to enhance the live, in-church experience for those who are on-site for each Mass

  • to record selected Masses and special events

TITHING MINISTRY

The TIthing Committee has a budget each fiscal year to make contributions on behalf of the parish to worthy organizations.

Priority shall be given to organizations directly meeting basic, human, life-sustaining needs.

MANY MORE MINISTRIES

Prayer Shawl We use our time, treasure and talents to prayerfully create shawls to be given out and used as a reminder of God’s love for that person.

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY

 Baptism Prep Team

BAPTISM PREPARATION

MINISTRY

PRAYER CHAIN

MINISTRY

Prayer Chain Unites parishioners by phone and e-mail to pray for the needs of others.

SAINT'S PLACE

Saint's Place is a volunteer organization, that provides household goods, clothing & education to legal refugees who settle in the Rochester, NY area to escape violence, discrimination, and poverty.

SOCIAL MINISTRY

Our Social Ministry & outreach programs to meet the needs in our world that support the seven main themes reflecting the heart of Catholic Social teachings

STEPHEN MINISTRY

As a Stephen Minister you will have received 50 hours of in-depth training in ways to emotionally & spiritually help someone, you will be available for others during their difficult times.

VISITATION

MINISTRY

HOME Visitations: Bring Holy Communion, comfort & well-wishes of the St. John of Rochester parish family?  HOSPITAL Visitations: Do you have the time to visit SJR parishioners at Strong, Highland, Unity or Rochester General Hospital for one day each week?

RCIA MINISTRY

RCIA is the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults seeking their Initiation Sacraments of Baptism, First Eucharist and/or Confirmation. Share your faith and help to mentor these individuals, consider becoming part of the RCIA Team or serve as a Sponsor for an RCIA candidate.

RESPECT LIFE MINISTRY

The Respect Life Group at St. John of Rochester is open to all who are interested. We try to bring awareness, education to our parish and material that will provide support to those in need.  For more information, please contact sjrprolife@yahoo.com.

HOME REPAIR

MINISTRIES

​Have you ever thought about the elderly and needy in our community and thought you'd like to do more than bring food to the donation room?  If yes, there is an opportunity for you to consider joining the Repair Ministry.