St. Columba Organizations

Text Box: Parish Trustee
	Trustees are appointed by the pastor. 
	Our present trustees are:  Bernard Hesse & Peter Nguyen.

Parish Finance Council
	Members of the Parish Finance Council are appointed by the pastor to oversee the parish finances 	and budget.  Meetings are  held quarterly.  Current Finance Council Chair:  Patricia Frankenfield.

Council of Catholic Women
	This organization is affiliated with the national CCW Organization, which empowers women to assist in parish needs, prayer, providing church and alter supplies, hosting various functions, receptions and funeral luncheons. All women of the parish are welcome to belong.  CCW President:  Vicki Hesse  651.642.9090.

Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration
For more than 20 years, St. Columba has been blessed to have Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration. Parishioners and non-parishioners are asked to sign up to sit one hour without Lord each week. Sign up forms are available in the chapel. Anyone who cannot sign up for an hour is encouraged to stop by for personal prayer time. Contact Adoration Coordinators:  Carol Hansen 651.646.0371 or  Lynne Brown 651.487.7782.

Lay & Extraordinary Ministry
Serving the Lord is both a privilege and responsibility of believers who are part of a community of believers. Please consider giving your time as a Mass Server (boys or girls), Eucharistic Minister, Lector, Sacristan or Usher.  The schedule is prepared quarterly. Please contact the parish office if your are interested in serving our parish is this capacity.  

Choir
Adults and children (grades 4 and up) are invited to participate as coir members or musical instrumentalists.  Choir members sing three time per month at the 9:00 Am Mass and for special services during Lent/Easter and Advent/Christmas seasons. Practice is held on Monday evenings at 7:00 PM. Contact Joanne Whaled 651.645.9179 for more information.

Loaves &  Fishes
The second Friday of each month St. Columba serves the evening meal for those in need at Dorothy Day Center in Downtown St. Paul.  Volunteers arrive at 3:30 PM for food prep and meal service.  Clean up is usually complete by 6:00 PM. Contact Bernie Hesse:  651.642.9090.

Adult Volleyball
	The Adult Volleyball League runs September through April and meets in the school 	gymnasium on Friday evenings. Sign up begins in early September and space is 	limited. The cost is $20 per person for the season.  Contact:  Dave Dahl  	651.645.9411.