Pastoral and School Leadership

Pastoral Council

Representatives from each standing committee/council, staff and the parish at large serve in an advisory capacity to the pastor on parish matters. The following committees are represented on the pastoral council

Contact Fr. Greg Hammes
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Finance Council

Advises the Pastor, through evaluation and consultation, on the appropriate use of parish resources necessary for the operation of parish facilities and ministries.

Contact Craig Heideman

Endowment Fund Board

This board advises the Pastor on matters of how to invest and disperse endowment contributions.

Contact Matt Crowley


Liturgy Preparation Committee

Committee members work with the parish priests in preparing and coordinating all that is needed for prayerful worship.

Contact Lucas Tappan
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Materialities Committee

Committee members discuss the material needs of the parish, including interior and exterior maintenance of parish buildings, sidewalks, parking, and landscaping. The committee also solicits services from parish volunteers and contractors to meet these material needs. The committee is always in need of volunteers and/or members.


Chris Ferguson
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Members-at-Large represent the parish as a whole.


Charles Kennedy

Carlyle Dunshee

Lisa Aschenbrenner

Megan Morris

Steve Naylor


School Councils

Most Pure Heart of Mary School, 272-4313

Contact MPHM School Council Representative

Hayden High School, 272-5210

Contact Hayden High School Council Representative
Tom Doyle
Contact Hayden High School Council Representative
Terese Crow

Stewardship Council

What a great opportunity to be a good Steward – serve on the Stewardship Council! Plan and assist in stewardship renewal and help keep stewardship alive throughout the year.

Contact Roger Steinbrock

SummerFest Committee

Meets regularly to plan for the Summerfest Celebration on the Friday and Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend in May. This is a very fun event and raises over $50,000 for Most Pure Heart of Mary. Join this great committee to help plan this spectacular event!

Contact Lisa Gilchrist

Sarah Ahlstedt

Welcome Committee

Welcomes new parishioners by phone, facilitates the registration process into the parish, offers opportunities to become familiar with the many ministries offered at MPHM, and invites them to the New Parishioners Breakfasts which are offered on the First Sunday of the month at 10:30 am.

Contact Mary Peterson


Vocations Committee

Mission: To implant a sense of awareness for religious vocations. The role of the committee is to foster and promote vocations by encouraging the laity to support the development of individuals to a religious vocation, as well as honoring those in the religious life.

Contact Frank and Yoshi Gerner


Most Pure Heart of Mary School

Parent Teacher Ministry (PTM)

Is a liaison organization between parents and teachers. We assist in planning fundraisers and family/school activities. Monthly meetings are held and ALL parents are invited to come and get involved.

Contact Jerri Morales

Volunteer Coordinator

Most Pure Heart of Mary School, our largest ministry, has hundreds of volunteer opportunities in many areas of interest. Please call to find out where you are needed.

Contact Sheri Cafer