Catholic Community of St. Jude at 801 North Bridge Street, DeWitt, MI 48820 US - Councils and Commissions
Finance Council: Appointed by the pastor, this group is to assist and advise the pastor in his responsibilities in matters affecting income and distribution of parish revenue. They act as a consulting body, offering recommendations for planning, organizing, controlling or preventative maintenance, remodeling, repair and new construction, and housekeeping of all parish buildings, grounds and equipment.
The current Finance Council Members are:
Rosemary Starn, Parish Bookkeeper and council Secretary
Robert Strouse, Parish Operations Manager
Parish Pastoral Council: is a core group of parish leaders who serve as a consultative body to the pastor. Its purpose is to enhance the quality of parish life and pastoral activity by researching needs, setting goals, developing pastoral services, and evaluating the effectiveness of pastoral programs. Membership is all “at-large” and is made up of parishioners who are selected by lot, with three new members selected in the autumn of each year, each serving for a three-year term.
To view a PDF of the Diocese of Lansing's guidelines for parish pastoral councils, click here.
The Current Parish Pastoral Council Members are:
Barbara Smith 371-3247
Darlene Simon 641-6921
Barb Kurkowski 669-2320
Doug Simon 719-2249
David Schmitt 669-1221
Dave Buick 927-8044
Rita Parisi 899-5601
Scott Rokely 525-3637
Geri Schultz 669-4545
Education Commission: is a body of parishioners who meet every other month (September through May, and in August) to discuss and plan for the religious formation needs of the entire parish community—for children, youth, young adults and adults. For more information about the commission’s role and mission, you may wish to contact one of the current members.
To view a PDF of the Diocese of Lansing's guidelines for parish education commissions click here.
The Current Education Commission Members are:
Theresa Feweda-Wells 669-6456
Deb DeVries 669-6530
Linda Fitzgerald 669-4450
Bob Nieman 668-0528
Arthur Chiravalli 641-6959
Sue Davis 669-8745
Lisa Sullivan 669-5326
Kristin Getter 668-0137
Mike Muehlenbeck 989-224-3748
Sue Parker, Coordinator of Youth and Family Ministry, 669-8341
Maureen Stockwell, Coordinator of Elementary Formation, 669-8341