Volunteer Opportunities

PLEASE NOTE: All persons aged 18 and older must complete the “Essential Three” as outlined in the Diocesan Policy for the Protection of the Faithful in order to minister, work or volunteer in the Diocese of Fall River.  Find all the training info and requirements to be met on our website SET Training and Documents and printed copies are also available within the food pantry, or at the main entrances to all 3 island Churches. If helping one-time only, you can fill out the One-Day Form provided by the supervisor, and give a copy of your driver’s license/ID. Volunteers are CORI’d annually. High School students aged 18 or younger will read and sign the Youth Code of Conduct, along with a parent or guardian. Contact Sue Pagliccia, CORI coordinator 508-693-0342 during our regular office hours.

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Community Events

Breakfast (TBD/on hold)   contact Joe Capobianco  508-274-1170  joecappy@goodshepherdmv.com

-Lobster Roll Sale    (Joe Capobianco, same as above)

-Tisbury Street Fair    (Joe Capobianco, same as above)

-Halloween Celebration    (Joe Capobianco, same as above)

-Christmas Tea & Raffle   Bernice Lopes 508-693-0342  bernicelopes@goodshepherdmv.com

Liturgical Ministries

-Eucharistic Ministers     contact Walter Burke   burkewg@comcast.net       508-693-0131

-Lectors      (Walter Burke, same as above)

-Greeters/Ushers (Walter Burke, same as above)

-Altar Servers  Sergio Racig 774-310-0028  sergioracig@gmail.com

-Altar Art/Environment   Susie Wallo  508-693-2209

Music Ministries

Year round at St. Augustine, Vineyard Haven

-4pm Vigil Mass Adult Choir contact Cindy Krauss 508-509-4141 cmkislander@gmail.com

–7pm Vigil Mass Portuguese Music Group contact Lucia Matos 508-726-5296 lucymatos1311@hotmail.com

-9am Sunday Mass Contemporary Band contact Cheryl Lowe 774-563-0525  clowe@vineyard.net  Note: time changes to 8 am & 9:30 am in summer.

Year round at St. Elizabeth, Edgartown 

11am Sunday Masses at St. Elizabeth, Edgartown  (Cindy Krauss, same as above)

Summer additional Masses (last weekend May – Labor Day weekend)

-9 am added at St. Elizabeth’s EDG

– Sunday Mass in Oak Bluffs: 11:30 am Our Lady Star of the Sea Contemporary Band (Cheryl Lowe, same as above)

Funeral Mass Choir (Cindy Krauss, same as above)

Other Ministries

-Baptismal Garments    contact Parish Office 508-693-0342

Community Suppers    contact Mary Ellen Larsen at 508-693-1103 or email her at melarsen1103@gmail.com

-The Food Baskets MV  contact Joe Capobianco  joecappy@goodshepherdmv.com

-Harbor Homes, seasonal day shelter   contact Maura Morrison, homeless coordinator homelesspreventionmv@gmail.com

-Prayer Shawls    contact Beth Mello  BethMello@goodshepherdmv.com  508-693-0342

-Prayer Chain    contact Parish Office 508-693-0342

Religious Formation

CGS Catechists & Aides    contact Sue Pagliccia 508-693-0342  sue@goodshepherdmv.com

7th/8th grade         contact office 508-693-0342

Confirmation Prep    (Sue Pagliccia, same as above)