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 Ministries

Our church ministries and its respective coordinators are listed below.

LITURGICAL MINISTRIES

Altar Servers

Altar servers assist the priests at Mass. Children, both male and female, who have received their First Communion are eligible to begin the training.

For more information about this ministry, contact …..

LAURA GUTIERREZ

(626)893-2843

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Environment

This ministry is a critical part of the Liturgical celebrations. He/she prepares the ambiance of the church according to its liturgical calendar. It enhances the mood for a prayerful worship as people are gathered to celebrate the mass.

If interested and would like to share your giftedness in sewing, flower arrangements, etc. please call:

OJIE ENGALLA

(626)383-8459

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Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion assist priests and deacons in the distribution of Holy Communion. They are trained and commissioned for a one-year term of service.

If you are interested in serving as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion,

contact ….

OFELIA ALEDIA

(626) 991-8773

FRANCIS MARTINEZ (Spanish)

(626) 617-4189


Download Current EMHC Schedule

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Lectors

The objective of the Minister of the Word (Lector) is to provide effective proclamation of God’s Word in Scripture (not merely an oral reader of the Bible) to the congregation. Effective proclamation of the Holy Scriptures depends on the dedication and quality of how the lector prepares. He/She must be ready to proclaim the Word and live out the Word being proclaimed.

For detailed information and training, please contact ….

AMY MARTINEZ

(626)922-1052

TERESITA ORTIZ (Spanish)

(909)815-8098

Download Current English Lectors Schedule

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Music Ministry

Music is an important part of the liturgical celebration. It allows and inspires the congregation to praise and worship the Lord through songs. If you are gifted with a beautiful voice by the Lord, share your giftedness with others by being part of this ministry.

For audition and/more information, please call…..

ELENA LEE

(626)221-2064

Download Current Choir Schedule

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Sacristans

The role of a Sacristan is vital to every liturgical celebration. He is responsible for the preparation of everything needed prior and after each mass. The person must be knowledgeable, dependable, honest, responsible and trustworthy.

If interested, please see/call our Head Sacristan for more information:

RICK FLORES

(626)688-5687

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Ushers

Ushers welcome and lead parishioners to their seats as they enter the Church for Mass, assisting in the preparation of offertory gifts, take collections, guide the people receiving communion, distribute weekly bulletins and assist the priests as needed.

If interested in becoming part of this ministry, please contact ….

RAINIER BANZUELA

(626)201-2327

HUGO GONZALES (Spanish)

(626)376-1908  

Mailing Address

St. Martha Catholic Church
444 North Azusa Avenue
Valinda, CA 91744

Contacts

Email: receptionstmartha@la-archdiocese.org
Phone: (626) 964-4313