Arts and Environment

Our Arts and Environment ministry enhance our workship space for all our liturgical seasons and special feasts. Using banners, flowers, living plants and liturgical vesture, the Arts and Environment ministers emphasize our liturgical themes through the beauty of flowers and greenery, God’s earthly gifts.

The beautiful flower arrangments that you see above were created by our parishioners. If you’d like to learn how to create arrangements or enjoy working with flowers then see the information below. Also, flower donations are always welcome!

Requirements

  • Transforms the worship space from one liturgical season to another by the use of color, fabric, ritual items, flowers, greenery, and the placement of art pieces for various worship experiences.
  • Is responsible for flower arrangements either from the team or from parishioner donations
  • Waters and trims flowers and plants in our worship space as needed.
  • Assists in the set-up and takedown of the environment
  • Attends liturgical and flower arranging training.
  • Attends monthly Liturgy Committee meetings and communicates plans to the Liturgy Committee.
  • Maintains materials in storage.
  • Works within a budgeted amount each year, plans for purchases, and plans for future liturgical seasons.
  • Is familiar with “Built of Living Stones” and other materials regarding the preparation and changing of our liturgical environment throughout the seasons.

Skills

  • Has a basic understanding of our liturgical themes
  • Is artistic and creative
  • Any of the following: arrange flowers, sew, paint, or do arts and crafts
  • Any of the following: can climb ladders, carry arrangements, and/or have basic carpentry skills.

Enrollment

If you are interested in serving in this ministry you can enroll using our online form:

St. Joseph Liturgical Ministry Online Enrollment Form

Donations

If you would like to donate flowers either from your garden or from a florist for a special intention, please let us know. Donations are always welcome!

More Information

For more information please contact our Liturgical CoChair Janet Cugini.

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