Liturgical Ministries

Altar Servers

Girls and boys in fourth grade or older who want to assist the priest at Mass are invited to be trained.

Want to be scheduled?  You can choose dates and times very simply.  We use Sign-Up Genius –  so you can easily do so!

Contact: Parish Office


Art & Environment

Essential to the proper celebration of the Sacred Liturgy is to maintain an orderly, seasonally appropriate, beautiful, welcoming and sacred environment within the Church. Those working with Art & Environment, with the guidance of the pastor, attend to this need by studying relevant Church documents, engaging in creative planning and executing plans. We are always seeking volunteers who wish to participate. Artistic experience is not necessary, but a willingness and desire to enhance the quality of our worship is always required.

Contact: Yvonne Nausieda    616-897-2712


Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist

Do you hold a special place in your heart for the Body and Blood of Christ?  Men and women who wish to distribute the Eucharist at weekend Mass are invited to sign up and attend a special training in the fall (Date TBD).

Contact: Patricia (Pat) Pflug      616-581-6003




Are you outgoing and love to meet people? Greeters welcome people as they arrive to worship and assist them as they leave the weekend Masses.   This would be a great family ministry.  You will be scheduled on a monthly rotation.  You may specify the Mass time and any two months that work with your schedule.

Contact:  Dawn McDonald               437.1390




Do you love the word of God? Lectors proclaim the word of God at the weekend liturgies as well as help with the readings at other special services.

Contact: Mike David  616-920-7660




Mission Statement

Our mission is that of hospitality. As Ushers, we provide the general care of our worship space and create a welcoming environment so that all may celebrate the Sacred Liturgy as the holy people of God who become one in Christ.

What are the Activities of this Ministry?

Ushers are the visible ministers who provide personal service and courtesies to parishioners before, during, and after Mass.  This includes welcoming, seating, helping to make people with special needs cared for and comfortable, and offering any assistance needed by parishioners and guests.

Ushers are also responsible for taking up the collection, directing the Eucharistic procession during the Mass and distributing the parish bulletins and other materials after Mass. Ushers also answer questions, seat late arrivals, point out restrooms and other facility directions. Ushers also help with emergencies.  As the custodians of the church, Ushers straighten, organize, and secure the church insuring that everything is in order upon leaving the facility.

This special ministry is open to all parishioners; men and women, teenagers and senior-citizens. We encourage you to consider this very rewarding ministry at St. Robert.

Contact: Jim Stone  616.581.0403 (M)