How to get Involved
Projectionists usually serve at the Mass that they regularly attend. We currently have people who project every week and some who project every other week. Our greatest need is for someone to cover the Saturday 5 pm Mass or the Sunday 11 am Mass, but any offer to help at any Mass would be welcome.
Training consists of the trainee sitting with the trainer during Mass – first to observe and see what to do, then to actually control the computer under the guidance/direction of the trainer until the trainee has performed all the required functions of a projectionist. Finally, when the “trainee” and the “trainer” both feel that the trainee is ready to project by themselves, they are assigned to a Mass. This generally takes 4 or 5 weeks (sometimes more and sometimes less). If the trainee can attend an orientation session on the “Easy Worship” software, it will shorten the training time.
Any parishioner* who desires to help can be a projectionist. If you are familiar with computers, that will make the training easier; if you are not familiar, we will train you so that you can operate “Easy Worship”.
Parishioner* – if you are under 18 years old, at least one of your parents would be required to accompany you while you are in the balcony. If/when we have the capability to operate the computer from the main floor, and you operate from there, you will not need your parent to accompany you.