ST LOUIS PARISH STAFF

Pastor: Msgr. James E. Kruse, JCL  -  jameskruse1996@gmail.com 
Deacon: Deacon John Murphy - deaconjohn@aboutsmh.org
Administrative Assistant:  Paula Lough- stlparishoffice@gmail.com
Business Manager: Renee Toomey - stlouisct@comcast.net

Religious Education Coordinator Rebekah Mead - stl.rebekahmead@gmail.com

Project Coordinator/ Compliance Manager: Cathy Trowbridge - stl.cathytrowbridge@gmail.com

RCIA Coordinator: Susanna Prushinski 

MaintenanceTim Hermeyer

Janitorial:  Steven Gray

OrganistsJeff Moore

 

Bulletin Paula Lough - Announcements must be submitted before 12 noon on Tuesday before the weekend to be published.  They should be concise and are subject to editing.   Liturgical Publications, Inc is the bulletin printer (800-950-9952).  Advertising in the bulletin helps support the parish. 
 

VOLUNTEER POSITION LEADERS at ST LOUIS PARISH

Agriculture Committee Advisor: Dan Legner 
Oversees the general functioning of the two farms St Louis Parish owns and advises the pastor on related matters . Meets quarterly and whenever necessary.
Altar Server Scheduler: Colleen Harmon    
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Religious Education: Rebekah Mead
Church Cleaning Coordinator: Tim Smith
Church Decorators Coordinator: Mrs. Rita Tracey
Church Lector Program Coordinator: Julie Hassler

Church Sacristan Coordinator: Mandy Robinson
Confirmation Preparation:  Rebekah Mead
Council of Catholic Women (CCW) President:  Shelley Gorenz & Irene Milligan

EMHC Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion Coordinator: Mandy Robinson
Finance Committee President: Chuck Hanson  This committee assists the pastor in using wisely the monies of the parish as well as short-term and long-term financial planning for the well-being of the parish.  It closely reviews parish financial statements and publishes yearly reports to the parishioners.  It also assists in the preparation for the annual financial report to the Diocese of Peoria.  Meets quarterly and whenever necessary. 

Greenhouse Coordinator:  Cathy Trowbridge and committee of parishioners assist with greenhouse. 

Haiti Sister Parish Coordinator: Bill Phalen
Knights of Columbus Grand Knight: Scott Schennum
Music Ministry Music is an integral part of the Holy Mass and other liturgies. Along with our instrumental accompaniment, we have a number of our parishioners who cantor under the leadership of David & Shelley Gorenz. 
Parish Council President:  Jeff Ellis
The Council functions primarily as an advisory body to the pastor, to help oversee the well-being of the parish.  It meets semi-monthly to offer guidance to the pastor on a wide variety of issues within the parish as well as those things affecting the parish from outside it.
Parish Trustees: Dan Legner & Mary Paula Schmitt  Appointed by the Bishop of Peoria and, together with the pastor, make up the executive committee of the parish.  They offer advice on sensitive issues, bring special issues to the attention of the pastor, and serve as resources for the pastor on a variety of matters, especially those affecting the parish’s long-term well-being.  
Prayer Support Circle (Prayer Chain) Leaders: Pam Hanson; Vicky DeMay
Parish Grounds Gardening Coordinators:  Julie Hassler &  Al Taylor
Respect Life Committee Director: Rita Tracey