Altar Society

St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church | Martinsville, Indiana

Altar Society is a service organization with the mission to coordinate many ongoing projects that fill the needs of our Parish and to represent our Parish in the community for the honor and glory of God. Our primary service is the care of the Altars and Sanctuary.

All ladies of the parish are considered members. You are welcome to join us.

The Altar society meets on the First Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Sexton Hall.

Yearly dues are $5.00 – payable each July.

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  • President: Helen Smith – 812-322-5028
  • Vice-President: Ashley Janneck
  • Secretary: Kathleen Janneck
  • Treasurer: Bev Kitchen  


Meals on Wheels

Chairperson: Carla Boder
St. Martin’s delivers meals each Monday.  Delivery takes about one hour every couple of months.  Please call 342-9303 if you would like to volunteer.

Altar Linen Care

  • Teresa Garner
  • Beth Bruce
  • Patty Owens
  • Mary Speth

If you care to help with altar linen care call the Parish Office at 342-6379.

Red Barn

Chairperson: Patty Owens
The Red Barn is located  on Morgan Street and sponsored by the Women of Martinsville churches.  It is also the referral service of the Morgan County Food Pantry and sells gently used clothing.  Patty is the manager and always looking for volunteers.  Call 765-516-3259 if you would like to assist at the Red Barn.

Baptismal Bibs

Chairperson: Carol Schaaf
If you would like to help embroider bibs, call 765-342-7416.

Server Robes

Chairperson: Shirley DePauw
We launder the server robes 3-4 times a year.  If you could assist us by doing 7 robes (1 load), please call 765-342-3351.

Funeral Meals

Chairpersons: Karen Cox & Bev Kitchen

Our ladies cook and serve funeral meals.  Call 317-840-1821 or 765-342-4810 if you are available to help or would like to donate a dessert.

KAIROS Prison Retreat Ministry

In April and October, volunteers gather at Sexton Hall to bake 200 dozen cookies for a prison ministry retreat.

Chairperson: Helen Smith

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