Facilities Ministry: The facilities ministry maintains all of the grounds and buildings of Immaculate Conception Parish. Their duties include inspecting church facilities, maintaining parish vehicles, coordinating clean-up days, and keeping a current inventory of parish property and contents. If you are interested in joining the facilities ministry, please call the church office at 601-426-3473.
Parish Life Ministry: The parish life ministry reaches out to the parishioners of Immaculate Conception to strengthen the spiritual life of the parish and build up the parish community. The main responsibilities of this ministry are fellowship (hospitality, Lazarus Ministry, family life, scouting, and the Knights of Columbus), spiritual life(ecumenical activities, evangelization, and spiritual enrichment), and social justice(respect for life, St. Matthew Ministries, civic activities, St. Vincent de Paul). If you are interested in joining the facilities ministry, please call the church office at 601-426-3473.
Education Ministry: The education ministry’s objective is to oversee all the educational programs of the parish. These include adult RCIA, youth religious education program (CCD), instruction for the sacraments, vacation bible school, and the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO). If you are interested in helping in any of these areas, please call Suzie Middleton at 601-426-3473.
Administration and Finance Ministry: The administration and finance ministry oversees the parish finances. Although members to this ministry must be appointed, you may contact Father Mike at 601-426-3473 if you are interested in joining.
Hispanic Ministry: The Hispanic ministry coordinates events of the Spanish speaking community of Catholics with the other ministries of the pastoral council. The ministry plans the mass in Spanish, provide CCD in Spanish, organize Spanish and bilingual social events, and offer assistance to members of the Hispanic community in Laurel. If you are interested in joining the facilities ministry, please call the church office at 601-426-3473.
Liturgy Ministry: The liturgy ministry helps plan the Sunday liturgy and other special liturgical events. Their duties include training alter servers, Extraordinary ministers of the Eucharist, ushers, and lectors. They also coordinate decorations in the church. If you are interested in becoming involved with the liturgy ministry, please call Rich Hollingsworth at 601-763-3982.
Sacred Music: Our community is blessed with many and various musical choral groups, bands and ensembles. We have several Latino groups and predominantly English groups: Laudem Dei (our regular Sunday choir), the Men’s Schola, Joyful Sound (an adult ensemble led by Karen Deniakos), and our Youth Choir, Immaculate Voices. To learn more, speak with Karen Deniakos, contact the church office, or reach out to one of our musicians. The Choral Calendar is available online.