Altar Society

Mission Statement

Altar Society exists to enhance worship at Blessed Sacrament Church by devoting time, talent, and treasure to create an altar and sanctuary that bespeaks the glory of God, and to promote friendship and fellowship among all women of the parish.

Meetings - Fun and Fellowship

2nd Tuesday of the month beginning at 7pm.

A rosary is said prior to each meeting at 6:45 pm in the Church for the intentions of the women of the parish. The meetings gather women of the parish together for a evening of social interaction, a light dinner, and a time for business of the Altar Society to be discussed. Meeting are hosted by members of the group and announcements in the bulletin will reveal the theme or social activity.

Membership

All women of the Parish - everyone is welcome!!!

The Altar Society raises money to purchase supplies for the altar. These supplies include vestments, flowers, communion bread and wine, candles, and any other needs that may arise.

Yearly Activities:

• Mother/Daughter Breakfast
• Parish Festival 
• Holiday Home Tour
• Baby Jesus Shower
• Night of the Living Art

2017 Meeting Schedule

Monthly Meetings

January 10th - 7pm - Bishops Hall

  • Program: Bunco

February 14th - 7pm - Love Character

  • Program: TBD

March 14th - 7pm - Bishops Hall

  • Program: TBD

April 11th - 7pm - Bishops Hall

  • Program: TBD

 May 9th - 7pm - Bishops Hall

  • Program: TBD

June 13th - 7pm - Bishops Hall

  • Program: TBD

July 11th - 7pm  - Bishops Hall

  • Program: TBA

August 8th - 7pm  - Bishops Hall

  • Program: TBD

September 12th - 7pm - Bishops Hall

  • Program: TBD

October 10th - 7pm

  • Program: TBA

 November 14th - 7pm  - Bishops Hall

  • Program: Past President/Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

December 12th - 7pm  - Bishops Hall

  • Program: TBD

 

Special Dates/Events

Lenten Soup Suppers: 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7

Mother Daughter Breakfast: 4/23/17 at 10am in the Old Gym

Night of the Living Art: TBA November 2018

Holiday Home Tour: December 2, 2017

Altar Society Board

Executive Board

Directors

President - Megan Burgardt

Church Cleaning - Ali Moore

President Elect - TBD

Funeral Dinners - Cindy Carney

Past President - Kelly Knipp

Receptions - Jean Whisenhant & Angela Ruda

Secretary - Sarah Greenall-Sharp

Liturgical Environment - Mona Lewis

Treasurers - Leslie Brinkman

Social - Gretchen Postiglione

 

Communications - Keri Bye

 

Lent Soup Suppers - Rachel Stuhlsatz

 

Mother/Daughter Breakfast - Heather Barnett

 

Holiday Home Tour - TBA 2017

 

Night of the Living Art - Susan Kiefer

 

Religious - Ann Marie Gallagher

Service Opportunities

In addition to providing for the needs of the sanctuary and altar, the members of Altar Society also coordinate the following ministries.

  • Church cleaning - prepare the Church for weekend Masses every Saturday morning
  • Receptions - plan and host parish receptions for priest assignment changes, parish missions etc.
  • Church decorating - help decorate the Church for Christmas and Easter
  • Funeral Dinners - provide a hot meal for the family and friends following the funeral of a loved one

Contact Information

Name Megan Burgardt
Phone 990-8599
 

The Church of the Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church + 124 N Roosevelt Wichita, KS 67208 + 316-682-4557 + Sacramental Emergency Phone: 316.361.6015 + parish@blessedsacramentwichita.com

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