Altar Server

Altar Servers assist a priest during Mass. Altar Servers must follow the example of Jesus, who did not hesitate to place himself at the whole of humanity’s service, and even sacrificed himself.

Eucharistic Minister

“All ministers of Holy Communion should show the greatest reverence for the Most Holy Eucharist by their demeanor, their attire, and the manner in which they handle the consecrated bread or wine.”~ 2010, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops


A lector is a fully initiated and active Catholic who proclaims the first and second readings during the Mass and the Universal Prayers (when a Deacon is not present).

Music Ministry

“I will sing and make music to the Lord.” Psalm 27:6 Welcome to the Music Ministry program at St. John Paul II Parish! Please continue reading for ways you can get involved. Adult Choir To give the gift of music is to give one’s stewardship of talent and time. Singing is a beautiful way to […]

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Offertory Counters

A group of at least two people who count, reconcile, and deposit the weekly monetary gifts collected at each Mass. Gifts to share: Accuracy with numbers Commitment: Counting once a month on Monday at Mary Queen of Apostles Parish.


Shannon Brewster at the Mary Queen office if interested in helping.

Parish Office: 616-696-3904


The role of the sacristan is to assist in setting up those things needed for the celebration of Mass.

We pride ourselves in living out the charism and values of
what makes our parish distinctly Catholic.