Serving our community is done through a variety of ministries, which one is your calling?

volunteer ministriesPlease consider offering your time, talent or treasure to help others in our community. Read below to find out how you may be able to serve. (Everyone involved in the ministries at St. Laurence are required to complete the diocesan volunteer documents.)

If you will be volunteering with our parish, please review the Diocese of Rockford required documents here.


Finance Council – For more information, please contact Father Andrew 847-468-6900.

Office Assistants – For more information, please contact Kathy Jones 847-468-6900.

Parish Building Maintenance – Contact Father Andrew 847-468-6900.

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Liturgical Ministries

Eucharistic Minister, Lector (reader) or Usher – All training and guidelines will be provided. For more information, please contact the parish secretary 847-468-6900.

Music Ministry – Please contact our Music Director: Kimberly Gurga through the Parish office 847-468-6900.

Altar Linens –  For more information, please contact Santa Camacho through the parish office 847-468-6900

Heavenly Dusters – Contact Margarita Pantoja through the parish office.

Eucharistic Adoration – For more information, please contact Mary Berg through the Parish Office 847-468-6900.

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Adult Bible Study – Check our church calendar for the dates and times or check with the Parish Office for more details.

Religious Education Teachers, Subs, and Aides – For more information, please contact Thomas O’Leary through the Parish office: 847-468-6900.

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Cursillo – Check the church calendar for meeting times.

Hispanic Ministry – Contact Rosey Valencia through the church office 847-468-6900.

Social Action Committee – For more information contact Joanne Engers through the church office.

St. Vincent DePaul – For more information, please contact Chris Dennison through the church office.

If you would like to donate directly to the St. Vincent de Paul Society for St. Thomas More and St. Laurence, you may link here.

If you are in need of assistance, please call the St. Vincent de Paul confidential answering machine at 847-628-5170. A volunteer should reach out to you within approximately 48 hours.

Knights of Columbus (Council 654) – The Knights of Columbus is an order of Catholic men and their families, dedicated to promoting the concepts of charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism. For more information, please contact Michael Kmiecik or Lorenzo Ruiz through the Parish office 847-468-6900.

Fellowship Sunday – This group hosts once a month after the 7:15 AM, 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM Sunday Masses. For more information, please contact Bonnie Kararo through the Parish office 847-468-6900

Hospital, Nursing Home & Homebound Ministers of Care – Ministers bring communion to those confined to the hospital, nursing home, or at home. All training will be provided, please contact Dee Reinhardt 708-822-2152.

Website and Communications Committee – All training will be provided, please contact Dee Reinhardt 708-822-2152.

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