We want Church of the Magdalen to be a place where people encounter Jesus. By practicing hospitability, we welcome and embrace people into our parish family. If the ministry of hospitality speaks to you, browse the opportunities below.

Stewardship for KIDS! ★
Being good stewards starts when we are young. Not all ministries are available to our youth. Ministries that our youth are old enough to participate in are located in this directory. Each one is marked with a star.

Kay Thompson
(316) 841-1200
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Angie Wormhoudt
(316) 733-0349
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The Altar Society is a women’s organization committed to the needs of the parish, to Christian fellowship, and to the spiritual and corporal works of mercy.

★age 10+

Holly Beard
(316) 573-6443
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Kate Keller
(316) 259-1079
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This annual parish event is a great opportunity for parishioners to work together to put on one of the most popular Arts and Crafts Festivals in the area.

Carol Hollingshead
(316) 619-9188
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This group of volunteers meets on the 4th Friday of each month following the 8am Mass to clean the pews and altar in the sanctuary. Another time is selected if the Church is already in use for a funeral.

Myrna Loebsack 
(316) 943-1872
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Parishioners minister to those who have suffered the death of a loved one. Cook and serve meals for parish funerals.

Connie Rudd
(316) 683-4474
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The Altar Society can be hired to assist with receptions; additionally they have items that may be borrowed or rented.

Colleen Wittler 
(316) 619-5842
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This ministry formed after the dedication of our current church building. We offer tours to individuals or groups 

with a parent

Andrea Mitchell-Drinnen
(316) 247-2428
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Coffee and donuts is our most delicious ministry! Volunteers serve donuts and coffee Sunday after the 8:00am and 9:30am Masses in the Gathering Space.

★with a parent

Maricar Harris
(316) 589-4173
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Dinner Club is a great way to get to know fellow parishioners share in Christ's fellowship. Two sessions are held each year; one in the fall and one in the spring.

★with a parent

Heather Swank
(316) 295-0575
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Volunteers help stuff eggs and place them on the turf during the 9:30am Mass on Easter Sunday.

★with a parent

Sr. Connie Beiriger
(316) 634-2315
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This is a unique way to engage your family in the Mass. It is symbolic of returning to God a small part of the many blessings that He has given to us. Gift bearers present the hosts and wine to the priest during Sunday Masses.

Tom Severs
(316) 689-0843
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If you or a guest are hearing impaired, we offer American Sign Language interpretation at the 9:30am Sunday Mass. If you are fluent in ASL and would like to share your talents, please consider this as a stewardship opportunity.

John Meyer
(316) 641-0796
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The Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Catholic lay organization for men. Its foundation is built on the principles of charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism.

Katie Keller
(316) 259-1079
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Stay-at-home moms need a break every now and then to catch their breath! This group provides stay-at-home moms childcare once a week, allowing mom free time to do errands. This is a cooperative Mom’s Day Out made up of four teams of five moms.

Jennifer Dahlmann
(316) 687-0773
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Jennifer Neumann
(316) 655-9517
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Mom’s Group is a group for mothers of all seasons. They meet two to three times a month for support of one another. 

Meghan Polk
(316) 461-5281
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The annual parish picnic is held in September. Volunteers are needed to assist with picnic planning and/or on the day of the picnic to help with set-up, tear-down, monitoring games/events, cooking, serving, etc.

★age 12+

Maggie Smith
(316) 650-9473
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Members of this committee assist with the planning and facilitation of special social events for the parish, whether on-campus or off. This does not include wedding receptions. 

★age 14+

Head Usher & 5:30pm Vigil Lead Usher:
Doug Goff
(316) 644-6758
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8:00am Mass:
Bob Montgomery
(316) 685-1078
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Maggie Smith
(316) 650-9473
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Melissa Smith
(316) 259-0000
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This friendly group of people helps new parishioners register one weekend each month following Mass. The Welcome Committee meets quarterly to plan events like a reception for our new members. 

★with a parent

Sydney Frangenberg
(316) 214-9877
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Greeters play a vital role in welcoming guests to Sunday Mass. We need warm smiles to open doors as people enter the Church and direct any newcomers.

Fr. Shawn Mc Knight 
(316) 634-2315
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We are shepherding the genesis and growth of a new single adult group here at Magdalen. The young adults of the parish meet twice a month at 6:00pm on the first and third Sundays of the month. Single adults registered in the parish age 18 to mid-30s are invited to attend.