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Columbian Squires

A youth organization sponsored by the Knights of Columbus for Catholic young men ages 10 – 17. Through community service and other activities the members experience spiritual development and fellowship. Meetings are held once a month.

Knights of Columbus

A service and leadership organization for Catholic men dedicated to serving our parish, supporting charitable causes, and encouraging the spirituality of its members. The St. Pius Council sponsors the St. Pius memorial garden for the unborn. Prospective members must first meet with the K of C Admission Committee.

Grand Knight, Ladd Rosipal  (770)401-6779

Knights of Columbus Women’s Auxiliary

The Ladies’ Auxiliary has a twofold purpose: growth and Christian fellowship among members and the support of the St. Pius Council. A Catholic wife, mother, widow, sister or daughter of a Knight of Columbus is eligible to join.

President, Ronda Depkin (770)788-0188

Parish Council of Catholic Women (PCCW)

The purpose of the PCCW is to support, empower and educate all Catholic Women in spirituality, leadership and service, responding with Gospel values to the needs of the Church and Society. We provide activities for women, support for the pastor, parish activities and assistance to local charities. All women of the parish, including non-Catholic wives of parishioners, are eligible for membership.

Dotty Schath (770) 388-9699,  Karen Williams  (770) 369 0313

Senior Citizen’s Club

Senior Citizen parishioners meet for fellowship and faith sharing beginning with the Rosary, Mass and a covered-dish luncheon on the first Friday of the month. Occasional day trips and special events are also part of this active group’s schedule.

Cheryl Bryant: (404) 469-6840

Cancer Pad Sewing Ministry

This ministry prepares disposable bed pads/washcloths from gently used bed sheets for “Our Lady of Perpetual Help” cancer home. Come share your time, talent and fellowship the 2nd Tuesday of the month followed by lunch.

Rita Palmer: (770) 483-8239

Persons With Disabilities

Serves those with various disabilities by offering reasonable accommodations on an individual basis to ensure that all parishioners have equal access to the Sacraments, fellowship, love and spiritual growth in the entirety that SPX Catholic Church has to offer.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion to the Homebound

Following certification, these special Ministers are entrusted with the Eucharist and are sent forth by the priest and the faith community at the end of Mass, fostering a living link between the Body of Christ and St. Pius parishioners who are unable to attend Mass.

Pat Jones: (443) 326-0970

Family Dinner Hospitality Team

Come join our family dinner team and be a part of the food, fun, and fellowship. These dinners are usually held once each month.

Iris Grant: (770) 385-9367

Ministry of Consolation

If you have experienced a loss, such as lost a loved one, or are experiencing a life altering medical event, experiencing a separation or divorce or are struggling with other losses; please visit our support group.  Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month at 7:15PM in the Bethlehem Room in the main church building.

Marci Borkowski-Glass: (404) 202-3949

Garden Ministry

Join the Garden Ministry dedicated to the upkeep of the landscaping at St. Pius. Set your own schedule and work in an area of your choice. This is an opportunity to use your time and talent doing God’s work.

Mike Bigby:  (404) 578-4329

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

This ecumenical ministry includes members of St. Pius Catholic, St. Simon’s Episcopal, and Epiphany Lutheran Churches. Our mission is the promotion of the values and principles taught by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., through annual programs, service projects and activities that foster social justice.

Yvonne Lee (770) 918- 1643

Haiti Twinning

This ministry assists our sister parish, Our Lady of the Presentation in Los Palis, Haiti. We focus on the medical and educational needs of the parish community offering financial aid, and medical missions. Ministry meetings are the first Monday of every month; activities are announced in the parish bulletin.

Dr. Mike Manning: (770) 922-3522

Counseling

Counseling sponsored by Catholic Charities can be arranged by contacting Sandy Crowder, LPC – Call 404-920-7745 for an appointment.

Family Promise

An Interfaith Hospitality Ministry that supports homeless families with children in Rockdale and Newton Counties. Participating congregations provide shelter using their church facilities; volunteers prepare meals and provide simple fellowship, ranging from helping young guests’ basic possessions to the next church in the rotation. A central location in Conyers provides a Day Care Center for adult work and housing assistance, and a hub for school transportation. Volunteers of all ages, interests, talents, and time availability are needed.

Kathy Pusch (770) 918-0276    Website: Family Promise of New Rock

Annulment Case Sponsor

Case Sponsors are trained by the Archdiocesan Tribunal and are available to confidentially assist those seeking a declaration of nullity of a former marriage. Case sponsors work in the parish setting, providing assistance to the Pastor, the Tribunal, and most importantly, to Parishioners submitting a case to the Metropolitan Tribunal of Atlanta. There is a lot of misinformation concerning annulments. Case Sponsors provide some answers, emotional support, positive reassurance, and practical assistance throughout the process. For confidential information or to volunteer, contact:

Kathy Pusch (770) 918-9390