Sunday Coffee

Social Committee — Sunday Coffee


Sunday Coffee receptions give participants the opportunity to meet and get to know their fellow parishioners and the pastoral team. The Committee's role is to set up the parish hall and refreshments for the gathering. Sunday Coffee occurs once a month between the two Sunday morning masses.

Mandatory Activities/Responsibilities

  • Assists with refreshment hospitality at monthly Sunday Coffee receptions
  • Provides fellowship to those who attend
  • Establishes a warm and caring relationship of trust with parishioners who are served
  • Fosters identification with the Church as the family parish home and therefore directs the parishioner to contact the parish when assistance is required
  • Provides on-going status feedback to the Hospitality Team

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • A member in good standing with the Church
  • Interested in parish life and desires to serve through providing food & fellowship as a vehicle for gathering community
  • Has skills necessary to assist with hospitality

Personal Traits and Qualities

  • Dependable, good relational skills, polite, kind and able to interact appropriately in diverse situations
  • A spirit of generosity and service
  • A good listener and team player
  • Good attention to detail. Ability to quickly react to situations as they arise

Orientation and Training

  • Standard parish orientation program

Participant Group

  • Members of the parish community

Support, Supervision and Evaluation

  • The Parish Social Ministry is the first level of support, supervision and evaluation
  • The PSM Coordinator (Pastoral Assistant) may assist with this process
  • Evaluation would take place at the end of the committee members term

Length of Ministry Appointment

  • One year term with opportunity to renew

Benefits and Working Conditions

  • This is an excellent vehicle for getting to know your fellow parishioners
  • Will increase confidence in communicating with others and providing a welcoming environment for the parish
  • This is a volunteer position requiring approximately 3 hours a month
  • Must be able to attend the orientation session

Screening Measures

  • This is a low risk position
  • Completion of a Volunteer Information Form is required
  • Completion of the Ministry Covenant Form


Parish Office at (416) 489-1540, Ext 221 or Click Here.