“In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”

– Acts 20:35

Liturgical Ministries

Please look over the various Liturgical Ministries available at Our Lady of Peace and prayerfully consider serving.

For more information on how to help as a liturgical minister, please contact the parish office at 970.353.1747, or e-mail info@ourladyofpeacegreely.org.


Ushers/Greeters are are responsible for greeting and responding to the needs of the parishioners during Mass.  They assist the congregation with seating, collecting and safeguarding stewardship offerings, taking up the gifts, directing the congregation during communion, and distributing parish bulletins and other materials at the end of mass.

Lectors proclaim the Word of God through scripture readings at the Mass and other church services/functions. They must possess the ability to proclaim the Word of God with conviction of faith and clarity of voice.

Music Miisters

Music Ministers lead the assembly in musical prayer as musicians, cantors, song leaders or choir members.

Altar Servers

Altar Servers are young ministers who have made their First Holy Communion, participated in alter server training, and whose primary responsibility is to assist the priest and deacons during the celebration of the Mass. It requires a basic understanding of the Mass and the common prayers included within the Mass. This ministry can also include serving at special events such as weddings and funerals on a volunteer basis.


It is the Sacristan’s role to see to the consistent and proper handling of certain aspects of parish liturgy. In so doing, the Sacristan helps to create a prayerful liturgy for the Our Lady of Peace parish community, and frees the priest to give his attention to the prayer and to the pastoral care of the people.

The Sacristan arranges the books needed for the celebration, marking all of the divisions. He or she lays out the vestments and anything else needed for the celebration, such as cruets, chalices, ciboria, linens, oils, processional crosses, candles, etc.

This ministry is open to adults who have celebrated Confirmation, and who are free of any impediments to participating in the sacramental life of the Church.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Extraordinary minister of Holy Communion, commonly referred to as a Eucharistic minister or EM,reverently assist the priest at Mass with the distribution of the Body and Blood of Christ and may also be asked to bring Holy Communion to the sick and home-bound. They are responsible for the preparation, care, and cleanup of the water, wine, communion vessels, etc. These ministers are specifically trained and commissioned to carry out these sacred duties.

EMs must be a fully initiated member of the Church (having received the Sacraments of Baptism, First Communion and Confirmation).


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