Parish Organizations

Parish Council
The Parish Council is the main governing body at Resurrection. The Council is made up of the pastor, three at-large members and one representative from each of the following groups: Finance Committee, Education Commission, Spiritual Life Committee, Resurrection Parishioner's Club (RPC), Youth and Property. Parish Council membership is discerned in May of each year for representatives for the Finance Committee, Education Commission, Spiritual Life Committee and the RPC. Also, one at-large Parish Council member is discerned each year to serve a three-year term. Parish Council meetings are held monthly.
Finance Commission
The function of the Finance Committee is to develop the parish budget and to work with the pastor to monitor parish finances. The committee consists of the pastor and six discerned members. Two members are discerned each year. Each member serves a three-year term. The Finance Committee meets every other month.
Education Commission
The Education Commission is the organization that operates educational programs at Resurrection Parish. Key functions include the following: to recommend policies, to monitor and coordinate school affairs and religious education, to sponsor a forum for parent-teacher discussion, and to convey dialogue between the Parish Council and parishioners. Education Commission members include the pastor, school principal, director of religious education, six discerned members and an appointed sports committee chairman. Each year, two members are discerned for three-year terms. The commission typically meets monthly.
A Property Chairperson works closely with the pastor and school principal to assure that the maintenance needs of the church and school are met and to coordinate property improvements. This chairperson serves as a voting member of the Parish Council. A lawn mowing crew chairman maintains the mowing equipment and coordinates a mowing schedule for a group of approximately 15-20 parish volunteers. In addition, parish volunteers are called upon throughout the year to use their time and talents for a variety of maintenance and property improvement projects.

Spiritual Life Committee

The mission of the Spiritual Life Committee is to plan, initiate and coordinate activity in the parish community that will assist individuals and families to grow in faith. Members of this committee are the Pastor, Pastoral Associate/D.R.E., Director of Music and discerned parishioners. Meetings are held monthly and are open to all parishioners.

Resurrection Parishioner's Club (RPC)

The purpose of the RPC is as follows: to promote Christian fellowship among adults of the parish, to promote the spiritual and material undertakings of parish activity, to aid in acquiring the needs for the altar and sanctuary, and to assist in the extraordinary needs of the church, school, religious ed and athletic programs. All adult parishioners over high school age and the pastor are considered members of the RPC. An executive board manages the affairs of the organization. The board consists of the pastor and nine discerned members. Three members are discerned each year for three year terms. The RPC meets every other month. The executive board meets every month or at the discretion of the board president.

Other Organizations
St. Vincent DePaul Society

The Society of St. Vincent DePaul was chartered to Resurrection Parish on October 5, 1960 from Paris, France. The purpose of the conference is prayer intentions and good works. This organization is open to anyone beyond high school age. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Visits are made to hospitals, nursing homes and residences. Visits are made to those in need prior to the meetings and decisions are made about how to best meet the basic needs of those visited. Various services are provided including: medicine, utilities, rent, food, clothing and other necessities.

Retiree's Club

The Retiree's Club at Resurrection was first organized by Sister Cleo Werner, Francis Luigs, and Mary Lou Allison in 1986. The club started with 45 members. The club is open to all retired individuals. Dues are $10.00 per year. They meet on the first Wednesday of each month to socialize. The club has snacks every month and a catered Christmas dinner. 


The quilters at Resurrection work throughout the year to make quilts to be raffled off at fundraising events. Also they sponsor a Quilt-of-the Month Raffle each year. During their quilting months the quilters meet several days a week after the morning Mass and on Monday evenings.


Bereavement Committee: Members of the parish are called upon to provide and serve food for funeral lunches, if so desired by the family.

Bereavement Support Group: Grief is a normal response to the loss of anyone or anything we value. Often when we are grieving, we do not feel normal. Anyone feeling the need for a group of caring, listening friends is invited to attend. They usually meet in the Cafeteria Annex (Music Room) on the 4th Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Men's Club

The basic purpose is to promote fellowship among the men of the parish. They meet each month. All adult men over high school age are welcome.