Parish Operations

**Several of our ministries are modified or not active at this time due to the pandemic. Please first check with the contact person listed for each ministry or call the Parish Office**

Audio Communications

Maintains the Dial-a-Mass, Dial-a-Prayer (1-717-227-2135), and Church Radio (WSJB - 87.9 FM) programs which sends all church services to the ill and home-bound parishioners of St. John's via telephone and radio.

 

Call the Parish Office to reserve a spot for Dial-a-Mass.

CONTACT:

Tim Yashur yakko16@juno.com

Video Livestreaming

If you are skilled in technology and want to help broadcast Sunday and special event Masses online, this ministry is for you!

CONTACT:

Parish Office 717-235-2156

Laundering

Assists in the important task of laundering the church linens including altar cloths, purificators, vestments, etc. 

CONTACT: Parish Office 717-235-2156

Church Sanitizing Committee

Volunteers are needed to sanitize the church after every Mass. It takes about 20 minutes (weekday Mass about 15 minutes depending on attendance). You will be required to bring and wear a mask the entire time; gloves are provided. 

In addition to our weekday and weekend Masses (schedule is on bulletin cover), we may also ask volunteers for availability should weddings or funerals occur in our Main Church area.

CONTACT: Randy and Marguerite Mentzell 717-235-5770 or rmentzell@gmail.com.

Parish Maintenance

This ministry welcomes parishioners of all skill sets and trades to helps to maintain the parish buildings and grounds.

CONTACT: Parish Office 717-235-2156

Seasonal Decoration of the Church

This Ministry plans and implements the greenery, flower arrangements, and other decorations to highlight various liturgical seasons.

CONTACT: Parish Office, 717-235-2156

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
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717-235-2156 (Parish Office)

parish@sjbnf.org

315 N. Constitution Avenue

New Freedom, PA 17349

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