Chairperson: Chris Williams
The Administration Coordinating Committee provides the administrative skills necessary to sustain the mission and continued growth of the parish community and its buildings and grounds.
Conducts a yearly internal audit. All members are appointed by the pastor.
Kroger Community Rewards
Chairperson: Helen Hagan
Register your Kroger Plus card number at https://www.kroger.com/account/enrollCommunityRewardsNow/. By using St. Francis Xavier’s unique NPO number IA702, our church will get credit for the purchases you make. By clicking “Enroll Now”, you can sign in to your online account, or create an account. Find and select our organization, using our number or from their list, and click “Save”. If you don’t use a computer or would like help, contact Helen in the office.
Chairperson: Bryan Hall
Fundraising project in the fall for both men and women that supports the financial needs of the parish and encourages parish and community involvement. Committee members are needed to help coordinate, organize and recruit sponsors and participants.
Taste of St. Francis Xavier
A winter fundraiser that includes food samplings from a variety of restaurants, items are displayed for silent auction, with live music, and fellowship. Needed are those willing to serve on a committee to gather auction items, recruit restaurants, help with the auction and setup of facility.
St. Francis Xavier Fundraising Committee is a group of volunteers who identify, plan and coordinate various Parish activities to raise money in support of the various Parish ministries. A yearly roster of events and initiatives are designed to focus on the “fun” of fundraising. Building community is at the heart of the committee’s efforts.
Chairperson: Sandee Clark
Our community garden is in partnership with Catholic Charities. We plant, weed, water and harvest vegetables for Mt. Washington Community Ministries and Catholic Charities at-risk mothers program. We solicit funds for supplies as well. The garden team is made up of families, singles, young and old alike! The work is from spring through fall. Any interested persons can volunteer as much or as little time as they like. The garden is located beside the garage on St. Francis Xavier’s campus.
Buildings and Grounds
Chairperson: Bobby Grace
Provides assistance in the maintenance and repair of the buildings and grounds of the parish. Performs renovation and construction projects that fit within the capabilities of the volunteers. Needed are volunteers with experience in plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry, painting, concreting, roofing, heating, air-conditioning, refrigeration, flooring, welding, surveying, engineering, construction, or landscaping. As new building projects commence, there will also be a specific need for those skilled in exterior and interior design, architecture, contracting, project management, building financing, and building supplies, etc.
Chairpersons: Dave Abner
Volunteers willing to assist with mowing and trimming of the St. Francis Xavier Cemetery located on S. Snapp Street behind Subway.
Chairperson: Jennifer Sweeney
Provides assistance to the Parish Office staff. Needed are volunteers available during the day to assist with phones, mailings, and other various projects.
Parish Social Media
Chairperson: Ed Scott
Provides assistance with maintaining news and upcoming event information on all of our online media channels. Needed are those interested in helping to maintain content on our website, facebook page, twitter account and parish app.
Chairperson: Steve Tillman
Planned giving allows your generosity and support of St. Francis Xavier Church by making a provision in your will naming our parish. For people of faith, estate and financial planning is a key component of stewardship.
Chairperson: Rhonda Abner
Prepares a quarterly newsletter, The Crossroads Messenger, that is mailed to every registered family and posted on-line. The purpose of the newsletter is to engage parishioners to get involved in vibrant parish life, inform parishioners about services provided by the various ministries to better serve those in need, and nurture a deeper understanding of living life as a Christian disciple. Content will include inspiring, uplifting stories, celebrating successes in a positive, heartfelt manner. Needed are volunteers with interests in writing and/or photography who are willing to help prepare and gather articles about parish activities as well as prepare bulk mailings.
Chairpersons: Brian & Joann Rueve
Super Raffle is the Parish’s largest fundraiser. In the fall of the year, a limit of 5,000 – $20 raffle tickets are sold over a seven-week period. First place gets the choice of a new car or $20,000, second place receives $1500 and third place receives $500. Parishioners are needed to serve on the planning committee, to prepare/distribute tickets and envelopes after weekend Masses, sell tickets and/or buy tickets, distribute/setup promotional signs and flyers, sell tickets under a canopy on church campus in flexible two hour shifts.
Long Range Plan
Pastor: Fr. Dale Cieslik
Chairperson: Mitchell Elder
Came into being to discuss and formulate an updated long range plan for the campus of the parish for her programs and gatherings as well as the wider community. The LRP is currently working on Phase One with the building of a new Parish Life Center as well as renovation of the 1965 church building.