Parish Life Ministries and Programs

Bereavement Committee

Contact: Vicki McMullen and Julie Luther
615-871-9542 and 615-573-7702
mcmnash@zoho.com

It is the goal of the Bereavement Committee to provide food for the family during the visitation. Volunteers are needed to make phone calls, prepare food, be present during the visitation (if at Holy Rosary), and to simply assist the family.


Blessed Beginnings

Contact: Michelle Smart
615-473-3185
smartfamilystuff@gmail.com

This ministry is for expectant or adoptive parents in the parish. The Guild contacts the mom-to-be with a letter and prayer card. After the birth, they visit with a prepared meal for the family and a gift bag.


Evening Angels

Contact: Lisa Link
404-966-1181
lisalink14@gmail.com

A subsidiary of the Ladies Guild, these parish women have monthly evening meetings usually the third Thursday of every month at 7 pm in the church conference room. The Angels undertake a variety of projects such as sponsoring and organizing the annual Christmas Bazaar, participating in service projects, attending spiritual retreats, donating time to help with church events, and enjoying social events such as BUNCO, painting parties, ice cream socials and book discussions.  This is a wonderful group of women of all ages who support each other and like to gather together for fellowship and fun! 


Grief and Loss Program

Contact: Mary Alice Sullivan
615-883-1305
wtbelt1@gmail.com

Offer support and friendship to those recently widowed.


Health Ministries

Contact: Anne Erickson
615-889-6202
rna57@comcast.net

Are you a nurse? Consider volunteering to take blood pressure and hand out health-related brochures during Coffee and Donuts the first Sunday of the month.


Hispanic Ministries

Contact: Anabel Trevino
615-391-3714

iglesiasagradocorozon.com


Ladies Guild

Contact: Diana Miller
615-260-7364
dcarmil@me.com

The Guild present Bibles to First Communion and Confirmation students, sponsor a Bake and Craft Sale in November, and help with various parish needs. They pray the Rosary the second Wednesday of every month after 8:00am Mass and meet Wednesdays at 9:30am ten times a year. Check the Bulletin for meeting dates.


Meal Train

Contact: Alice Murphy
murphya118@gmail.com

Are you expecting or getting ready to bring your adopted little one home? Are you or someone in your family experiencing an extended illness or hospital stay? Leave some of the cooking to your Holy Rosary Community. We will set up a meal train to bring you two meals a week to take some stress off your life while you get more acquainted with your new little one or deal with the illness in your family. If you need some extra help with meals, please contact Alice Murphy to be added to our meal train. murphya118@gmail.com

If you would like to sign up to help cook meals for the meal train please email Alice Murphy to be added to the list of contributing meal helpers. Also if you are expecting or expecting your adopted little one soon please contact Michelle Smart about our Blessed Beginnings Guild at smartfamilystuff@gmail.com 

 


Monthly Community Events

Contact: Kara Stephens
stephkar@gmail.com

Please specify “Holy Rosary Monthly Event” in the subject line

The Church is its people, the group, the community. With that in mind, the parish will host monthly family friendly activities designed for people of all ages to mingle, meet and build a stronger community. There will be events from greenway hikes, to snowman builds (assuming there’s snow of course), to box city building.

 


Parish Council

Contact: Stephen Aleman
615-330-2831
stephenaleman@gmail.com

The Parish Council is made up of lay church members who represent various interests of the parish, such as social action, education and parish life. The Council meets on the second Monday of every month. New members are always welcome.


St. Martha’s Ministry

Contact: Erin Mullican
615-541-9026
erintmullican@gmail.com

Provide meals to families in times of need such as extended illness, or any situation in which assistance may be welcomed. Call and add your name as a volunteer to prepare a meal, or with names of those who would benefit from this ministry.


Weekend Parish Events

Contact: Kara Stephens
stephkar@gmail.com

Activities the whole parish family can go to together. Come meet other parishioners and strengthen our Catholic Family. We’ve done a Greenway walk and will be doing a box build, kite flying among many other activities. We’re open to ideas and suggestions as well as taking on volunteers.