Guardian Angels Catholic Church • 1686 South Cleveland-Massillon Road • Copley, OH 44321 (330) 666-1373.
The Greeters were formed in late 2009 to welcome families and individuals to Guardian Angels Church as they enter church for weekend Masses. They provide a friendly face and an outstretched hand to all who enter. Greeters also assist the ushers in helping handicapped or elderly parishioners as they enter and leave the church. Anyone interested in becoming a Greeter, please contact Shirley Hoefle at 330-576-3011.
"It is God himself who has made us what we are and given us new lives from Christ Jesus; and long ages ago he planned that we should spend these lives in helping others." (Ephesians 2:10)
God calls us to serve others, in our faith community, as well as reaching out into the neighborhoods that we live in. We are continually working hard to improve our Community, through community out-reach, as well as Mission Trips. If you're interested to see what we've been doing recently (especially if you want to help), check out our project list.
Lectors are needed at all Masses. Lectors receive an annual guidebook with specific suggestions for each set of readings. A lector should have a clear, expressive voice, able to bring the ancient words of scripture "to life." Call the Parish Office for more information @ 330-666-1373.
The Wedding Committee helps the bridal couple set-up the church and other details on the wedding day, helping things run smoothly. Members divide the duties among themselves, depending on each couples' needs. Please call Judy Stecz @ H: 330-666-1805 or C: 330-957-6169 or the Parish Office for more information @ 330-666-1373.
Eucharistic Ministers assist the priest and deacon in distributing Holy Communion at Mass. Some are designated to prepare the bread and wine and arrange the vessels before Mass, and to cleanse the vessels after Mass. EM's are required by the Diocese of Cleveland to take a class and receive certification before serving in the local parish. These classes are offered by the Diocese several times a year. Call the Parish Office for more information @ 330-666-1373.
Angels is BlueJeans
For information on Angels In BlueJeans contact Wes Henry, call 330-607-5640.
Choir • Cantors • Instrumentalists:
Would you like to actively participate in the Celebration of Mass each week? Music is a very important part of the Liturgy, and what better way to participate in the Mass then to sing praises to Our Lord. For more information, click on the Music Ministry button above, or contact Jeff Foulk @ 234-380-0521 or contact the rectory at 330-666-1373.
Servers assist the priest before and during all Masses in a variety of ways. Students in grades five thru twelve are welcome to serve at weekend Masses. Adults are also needed who are available to serve for weekday and funeral Masses. Call the Parish Office for more information @ 330-666-1373.
St. Clare Altar Society:
Established in 1914 under the patronage of St. Clare, foundress of the women Franciscans, the St. Clare Altar Society serves the needs of the parish through the daily Rosary devotion, assisting in the cleaning of the church (as scheduled) and fundraising. Annual dues are $10.00. If you are interested in becoming a member, please call Shirley Hoefle at 330-576-3011.
Parish Council Members:
Joe Lipovac Shawn Gehring Doug Carpenter Diana Moore
Father Kramer, Ex-officio
For information on ASP contact Bob Pfeiffer at H. 330-666-4016 or C. 330-603-9976
Helpers are needed occasionally to decorate the church for specific seasons of the church year. Ladder-climbers and box-carriers are especially needed. Families are welcome. Call the Parish Office for more information @ 330-666-1373.
Ushers assist those who need help finding a seat at Mass, and collect and secure the offering during Mass. This is also a good ministry for families to do together. For more information call the parish office @ 330-666-1373.
Our Parish School of Religion offers parishioners the opportunity to serve as Catechists for 1st through 8th grade children.
Substitutes and aides are also needed at times. Previous experience is valued but not required. If your are interested in this very worthwhile opportunity, please contact Keith Kepes at 330-666-1373.
On-Line Prayer Group:
"And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receiving." Matthew 21:22
Our On-Line Prayer Group needs people committed to praying together. We invites and encourage others to share their prayer needs and as a group, we offer prayers of praise, petition and thanksgiving to God.
If you have any prayer requests or you would like to be added to the Prayer Group, please contact Maryann Henry call 330-607-5384 or contact the rectory at 330-666-1373.