If you would like to help out in St. Edward, either the school or the church, you must complete VIRTUS training if there are any kids involved. It is free and takes a few hours on one night. Then online training once a year to keep up active status. You can click here to go to the site or contact the VIRTUS database manager, Sherry Kalow 507-233-5308 507-354-0268 firstname.lastname@example.org 1421 6th Street North New Ulm, MN 56073-2099. For volunteer opportunities contact the church office 409 N Adams Minneota MN 56264,
Areas in Need to Volunteer
One More Time Thrift Store - Help going through the donations that come in for stocking shelves. Just show up and tell them you want to help. They will be happy to get you to work.
St. Edward Catholic School - Be a classroom grandparent, teachers aid, or help in the kitchen. If this interests you call the school prinipal Jaci Garvey at (507)872-6391
Peace Committee - This Committee puts together gifts for the St. Edward School birthday lunches. They also do a family movie night once a year!! Fish Fry during Lent. If interested in this you can contact the school (507)872-6391
Hospitality Committee - Delivers a meal to those who are sick or to new members or the parish. If you know of anyone that is sick or new to the parish, please call Marlene Polejewski at 507-872-6042 or contact the Parish secretary 507-872-6346.
The "Crusty Pie Ladies" - They sell homemade pies and sell them for the church and school. If you love to bake this might be for you. Even if you do not bake, you can always donate ingredients or equipment. If interested in helping you can either stop by they Thrift Store or call the church 507-872-6346
Spirituality Commission - It is important to support our priests. We can do this by praying for them, sending them a note or card on special occasions, thanking them for answering the call, and by speaking with a positive attitude about all priests. Please consider remembering Fr. Sprigler, in some way in appreciation for his service to the Church. Thank you! Cindy Novotny, Spirituality Commission. St. Edward’s Shepherd of the Field is Fr. William Sprigler. His address is 112 Morningside Dr. NE, Hutchinson, MN 55350-4370. His birthday is March 6 and he was ordained on June 1, 1975.
Rosary Society - Help pray the Rosary before masses and at funerals. Also say a decade of the Rosary with the intentions the society has for that month.If you have any questions and/or would like to join, please call Judy Bot at 872-6525 or Marian Laleman at 872-6807.
CCW - they help in so many ways. Fundraising, Funeral committee, support each other (conferences, etc), Fall Festival, etc. If you are a lady and a member of the Church you are already a CCW member. There are different levels in the CCW and some do require a membership fee. You can contact the CCW President Arlene Buysse - 507-428-3504
Knights of Columbus - they do a Fish Fry during Lent, they help with building the new church office, they meet once a month for the Rosary and meeting. They are very involved in the community.There is membership fee and you have to be male. You can contact the Grand Knight - Mike Vlaminck at 428-3486.