Assistant to the Pastor/Parish Director.
As pastoral musician, Barb coordinates and directs all aspects of the music ministry here at St. James, facilitating the assembly’s sung prayer. She also coordinates the liturgical ministries of greeter, usher, lector, acolyte, Eucharistic minister and environment that serve the worshiping community.
Terri takes care of all the financial records and personnel issues related to the St.James parish. This allows the Pastor to focus his work on the Spiritual part of the parish.
Diana takes care of all secretarial duties for the parish and all committees of the parish. She publishes the bulletin every week, newsletter every other month and helps with registering new parishioners. One of her other duties is to keep the web site up to date.
Mary helps with the bookkeeping, accounts payable and receivable, contributions and financial reports. In addition she helps out with administrative work. She also maintains and updates the St. James website.
Sue oversees and directs the Christian Formation Department. Her primary duties also include facilitating the GIFT program and directing the Confirmation program. She assists in other programs as needed. Sue is always looking for ways to engage families in faith formation either in CF gatherings, Parish celebrations, or in the domestic church of the home. Contact her if you have a good idea to share! Sue has been in ministry for 35 years as Youth Minister, Pastoral Associate, and a Child and Family Minister. Her educational background is in Theology and Religious Studies with degrees from Marquette University and Cardinal Stritch University. She lives in Helenville, WI with her husband and 4 children.
Bryan’s areas of responsibility include Christian formation classes and the GIFT program for 6th-10th graders, middle and high school youth groups and service opportunities, college-age and young adult ministry and summer mission trips. He find ways to bring together youth from St. James and Good Shepherd in Menomonee Falls.
Kristin joined our staff in June 2013 after serving many years as a catechist. Her family have been members of St. James since 1998. Kristin’s areas of responsibility include Christian Formation classes and the GIFT program for children in 4K-5th grade, Break Open the Word children’s liturgy, and Vacation Bible School. She is also responsible for the preparation & celebration of the sacraments of Baptism, First Reconciliation and First Eucharist. Kristin enjoys working with our children & families, and is happy to have the opportunity to help our youngest parishioners build a sold faith foundation.
Works full time as Administrative Assistant for Christian Formation. She supports the Formation Program for K4 through Grade 11 as well as the Adult and Family programs and activities. Some of her responsibilities include registration for classes and behind the scenes organization of materials for traditional classes and the GIFT program, as well as coordinating volunteers and correspondence for the Christian Formation Office.