Eucharistic Ministries Outside St. Francis

Eucharistic ministers bring the Holy Eucharist to those who cannot attend  Sunday liturgies at St. Francis of Assisi: the homebound, hospitalized and residents of retirement communities and nursing homes such as Abbotswood, Magnolia Glen, the Meadows, and Springmoor. Please click on the links below for information and who to contact.

If you know of anyone unable to attend weekend liturgies, whether temporarily or permanently, please contact the Care and Wellness office at 919-847-8205
to request this service.

EMs to the Homebound

We are looking for conscientious individuals to serve as Eucharistic Ministers to the Homebound.
If you would like to minister in this capacity, contact Pat Spencer at 704-608-1678 or
Kathleen Owen (kathleen.owen@stfrancisraleigh.org), 919-847-8205×241.

EMs to Rex Hospital

Eucharistic ministers from St. Francis, along with volunteers of other parishes, serve the patients at Rex Community Hospital on Blue Ridge Road. Our volunteers are trained in hospital visitation as well as Eucharistic ministry. Teams of two to three persons share Eucharist, visit socially, and pray with the hospitalized and their families every Wednesday. For more information about this ministry or if you would like to volunteer, contact Edward Gilmartin  (edward.gilmartin@gmail.com).

Volunteers needed
Eucharistic Ministry to Rex Hospital is looking for volunteers.
Volunteers take the Eucharist, a bulletin and the compassion of our faith community as they visit Catholics at Rex Rehab on Blue Ridge Rd.

To volunteer or for more information
Contact Edward Gilmartin at edward.gilmartin@gmail.com or (click here)

EMs to Abbotswood

Volunteers join parishioners at Abbotswood living center in a liturgical service every Sunday at 10:00 am.
This is St. Francis’ way of keeping in touch through prayer and visitations.
If you would like more information about this ministry or if you would like to become a volunteer for this ministry, please contact Gerry & Karen Collins (gcollins3@nc.rr.com).

EMs to Magnolia Glen

Magnolia Glen Eucharistic Ministers bring the Eucharist to people living at Magnolia Glen Retirement Community
who can no longer attend Mass. Teams of ministers serve as presider and lector for communion services
each Saturday at 4:00 pm.

Rosary service 3:30 to 4:00 followed by Liturgy of the Word

On second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am we gather for a fun event.

Volunteering is easy, we now use SignUpGenius

If you would like more information about this ministry or you would like to volunteer in this ministry,
please contact Erica Schaab Emerson at 770-265-0075

EMs to Springmoor

Springmoor Eucharistic Ministers are scheduled to bring the Eucharist to people living at Springmoor who can no longer attend Mass.
If you would like more information about this ministry or you would like to volunteer in this ministry, please contact Janice Horner at 484-949-1417

EMs to The Meadows

Volunteers join the parishioners and residents of the Meadows Senior Living Community in a Communion Prayer service every Saturday at 5:00 pm.  It is through this outreach that St. Francis is keeping in touch with this extended community with prayer and visitation.

If you would like more information regarding this ministry or would like to become a volunteer in this ministry, please contact Andrea McVerry at 919-846-2056.