Ministries

Liturgical Ministries

Altar Servers

Serve at the altar of the LORD. For more information, visit our Altar Server page.

Choir

If you love to sing for the LORD, we have a choir for you. Find out more on our choir page.

Guild of Our Lady and St Gianna

For girls and young ladies. Visit our information page to find out more.

Lectors

Proclaim the Word at Ordinary Form Masses. Contact Bob Mauritz for information.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion Assist at Ordinary Form Masses by distributing Holy Communion during Mass.

Eucharistic Minister to the Sick & Homebound Visit those in our parish who are unable to get to Mass and bring them Holy Communion.

Contact Mark Thompson for more information.

Ushers

Ushers are needed to help seat people at Masses, take up collections during Mass and help greet people. Ushers are always needed. Contact the Church Office for more information or to sign up to assist at Mass.

Perpetual Adoration Chapel

Come visit the LORD for an hour each week. Pray for the parish and others. It’s time well spent!

Come, let us adore Him!

Visit our Adoration Page to find out more!

 

Altar Linens

Help keep our altars looking beautiful and keep the corporals, purificators and palls clean and pressed for Masses. Contact Yvonne Lallo for more information.

Social Outreach

The St Vincent de Paul Society helps with food and utility assistance for those in the local area. While it is technically a non-affiliated group, it is staffed by hard-working volunteers from Prince of Peace and the church provides space for the Society to conduct their important outreach ministry. They help many people every Monday morning in Croghan Hall. If you are interested in volunteering or supporting them with a monetary or item donation, please call 864.331.3937.

The Triune Mercy Soup Kitchen is a ministry that involves dedicated people from various churches in the Upstate. We host the Soup Kitchen on a rotational basis with many volunteers from Prince of Peace.

The Felician Sisters in Kingstree, SC have been supported by the parishioners of Prince of Peace for many years. The sisters have helped the poverty stricken area and their residents overcome many obstacles for the last 20 years. Prince of Peace continues to help the Sisters with specific drives for certain needed items and monetary donations. The Felicians have just been awarded the 2012 Lumen Christi Award from Catholic Extension.

Education

Religious Education teachers. If you want to pass on the Catholic Faith to the younger generation, becoming a teacher is for you! Classes are 6.30-7.45p on Wednesdays. Contact Maria Barontini for more information or to volunteer.

CYO & Jr. CYO– Volunteers are always welcome to work with our teens. If you can’t volunteer for a meeting, cook them a meal for their Sunday evenings or be one of the hosts for the Progressive Dinner. Contact Stephanie Lasitter to volunteer or to sign up for a meal.

 

Homeschool Co-op– Do you homeschool your children? Get to know other homeschool families and work on various projects during the year, including their spring play. Contact Tracey Mershon to find out more.

Nursery– We offer a nursery during the Sunday 10a Mass. Volunteers always needed! Contact Maria Barontini to volunteer.

Organizations

Knights of Columbus–We have a large Knights Council here at Prince of Peace. They cook dinners, do a lot of community outreach and just get together. Contact John Olson for information on joining.

KofC Squires– One of two Squires Councils in South Carolina, this is for young men ages 10 & up. They assist the Knights at functions, participate in processions, serve as ushers and other community outreach. Contact holytrinitysquires@yahoo.com for more information.

 

Columbiettes– A women’s group affiliated with the Knights of Columbus. You do not have to have a husband in the Knights to join this great group. Contact Trudy Hock at 864.663.9796.

Boy Scouts

We have a large group of Cub and Boy Scouts at Prince of Peace.

Zack Clardy – Cub Scouts 864.498.2262

Marty Yigdall – Boy Scouts 864.423.6541

Girl Scouts

We have Girl Scouts for all ages. Contact Jen Sanfilippo 864.317.2701 to get information.

Parish Groups

Respect Life Help raise awareness for Pro-Life causes and organize parishioners to attend such events as the Life Chain and Pro Life rallies in Columbia and DC. Contact Tanya Wersinger to help out in this important cause.

Bereavement Committee

Provide food and refreshments for receptions after funerals. Contact Sharon Huecker if you would like to help!

Bounce Group

If you are a widow or widower, this group is for you. Get together with others, have lunch and get support. Contact Jean Casey Lewandowski 864.268.7554 for details.

 

 

Welcoming Committee

Help welcome new parishioners! Contact Ginger Calabro at 864.325.0716 for information or to volunteer.

Prayer Shawl Ministry

Do you like to knit or crochet? Our group produces beautiful prayer shawls and lap robes to be distributed to those who are sick and shut in and hats and booties for babies which are given to Birthright. All the items are blessed before they are given out. Contact Jeanette Kripinski 864.801.3078 for information.

 

Guild of St Jeanne Jugan This group uses their artistic talents by making handmade cards and sends them to those who are ill. Contact Patti Waters to find out more.

Men’s Breakfast

All men of the parish are welcome to meet at 8a the First Thursday of the month at Denny’s on Wade Hampton for food and fellowship.

 

Ladies’ Lunch Bunch

A group of ladies from the parish meet at a different restaurant each month to eat and have a great time. Watch the bulletin for details each month.

 

Sports

Basketball

We have teams for ages 6-adult. Season is from November-March. Coaches and players are always welcome. Contact Brandon Calhoun if interested in participating.

Volleyball

For ages 16 & up, our Volleyball runs from September-November each year. Sign up & have fun! Contact Nick DiLeo 864.469.9354 for more information.