Parish Ministries

Baptismal Cloths

Tess Aiena, 937-885-5382
Leslie Stricker 937-434-4397

Used for infant Baptisms at Incarnation. Fabric squares need hemmed and embroidered. Materials and pattern provided.

Baptismal Preparation

First time parents should plan to attend a Baptismal Preparation Program. Sessions are held the first Thursday of each month in the Parish Center at 7:30 pm. If further information is needed contact David or Kathy Ryan at

Christmas Kindness

Christmas Kindness is a parish effort to provide gifts for needy families and individuals. The Incarnation Christmas Kindness program supports the following organizations:

Incarnation’s St. Vincent de Paul Society
Twin Towers / Huffman Place Senior Centers
Catholic Social Services
St. Vincent Hotel
St. Mary’s Parish & Neighborhood
Veterans Center

Our Goal : To bring a little extra Christmas Joy to the needy in our area

If you have any questions, please call:
Lynn Brumfield – (937) 287-7081 or Barb Perkins – (937) 436-0228

Church Cleaners

Parishioners may volunteer to help clean the church once or twice each week and for special occasions (Easter and Christmas).

 Contact Beverly Castaldi, 937-371-8608

Faith Health Ministry

This parish nurse program was formed to promote health and wholeness of body, mind and spirit within the context of the values, beliefs and faith of Incarnation Parish.

Contact Brenda Ashcraft, 937-748-2699 for more information 

Funeral Servers

Adult servers are used for funeral masses, training is provided on a needed basis. Please contact the parish office for more information 937-433-1188

Parish Gardeners

Specific areas of our parish campus are cared for by volunteers (Spring-Fall).

Interested in volunteering?  Contact Kathy Antonelli, 937-885-9956

Lean on Me

Provide meals on a temporary basis. Provide light household duties on a temporary basis (cleaning, cooking, laundry, etc. ) If current volunteers cannot supply the service needed our Committee will attempt to put them in contact with other persons or services that could assist them. Visitation to the elderly, shut-ins, and people recently released from the hospital, new mothers or anyone who would like the occasional visitor.

For information contact Carolyn Moran 937-434-4399

Money Counters

Volunteers from the Parish help Incarnation count the weekly collection. If you would like to be involved with this ministry please contact Joan MacPherson in the parish office 937-433-1188 ext:304

New Life Healing Ministry

Trained prayer ministers offer private, personal healing prayer every Monday at 7:00 in the Chapel beginning with praise and worship and a short teaching. All are welcome and no appointment is necessary.

Contact Carleen Suttmann 937-307-7692

Outreach to the Sick and Homebound

Those confined at home or in nursing homes receive visits from our Eucharistic ministers on a regular basis. Contact Roger Duffy to volunteer 937-269-6256

Shawl Ministry

Volunteers gather to kit of crochet “prayer shawls” which are given to those in need of being ‘wrapped’ in God’s love and strength. (lessons provided)

Contact Pat Thieke 937-432-6728

Social Outreach Commission

Within the context of supporting the teachings of Christ and His Church, this commission oversees the raising and distribution of resources (time, talent and treasure) to needy individuals / organizations outside the parish boundaries of Incarnation Parish.

Outreach, during the period July 2021-2022 is supporting the following organizations:

  • English as a 2nd Language
  • Good Shepherd Ministries
  • The Dakota Center
  • TJs Place of Hope
  • Life Enrichment Center
  • Snuggled UP
  • Mission of Mary Corp
  • Franciscan Ministries
  •  St. Vincent DePaul
  •  First Dawn Food Pantry
  •  Respect Life Ministry
  •  Brigid’s Path
  • Hannah’s Treasure Chest
  •  Food 2 Go
  • Elizabeth New Life Center
  • Threads of Miami Valley
  • Holy Trinity Church
  • Single Parents Rock
  • Camp Chautauqua Inc.
  •  Oasis House
  • NET Ministries
  •  Good Neighbor House
  • Big Brothers / Big Sisters
  •  Abilities First
  • Crayons to Classrooms
  • Companions on a Journey
  • Homefull
  •  Bergamo Center
  •  2000 Plus
  •   Miami Valley Non Profit

For additional information, please contact David Ryan at 937-435-6655 or his email at

St. Vincent de Paul Meals

Our St. Vincent de Paul Society helps those in our midst who are in need. Families and individuals are helped with emergency financial aid and counseling.

The St. Vincent Meals people are divided into teams to prepare a portion of a meal to be served at various shelters in the Dayton area.

For more information contact Kathy Farrey, 937-885-0326 or Candy Huttinger 937-434-8107

Parish Activities

Boy Scouts

Incarnation sponsors Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts #530

For information contact:

  • Paul LeSaint- Scoutmaster 937-885-0943 (Boy Scouts)
  • Rudy Moody – Board Chairman Troop 530
  • Keith Reinig – Pack Cubmaster
  • Justin Patch – Pack Committee Chair 937-470-6597 (Cub Scouts)
Girl Scouts

Incarnation sponsors Girl Scouts, Brownies and Daisies

For more information contact Maria Rao – Troop Organizer 859-760-6836

Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Catholic family fraternal service organization. It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families and young people.

Membership Benefits as  a member of the Knights of Columbus you and your family enjoy many benefits, including 12 free issues annually of the Columbiamagazine, the world’s largest Catholic family magazine, eligibility to join the Knights of Columbus top-ranked life insurance program, and many more family and personal benefits.

Tap on the link below to be taken to our Knights of Columbus Council 10215 website.

Leisure Club

Fun and fellowship for those 55 and over. The Leisure Club fosters comradery and recreational pleasantries while promoting Catholic principles.

Contact Jean Corron 937-433-8100 or 937-409-5169

Bridge Club

Parish members may indicate their interest in a Bridge Group, and efforts will be made in include them in one of the on-going groups

Ladies Bridge (3rd Thursday Morning)

Contact Libby Popp 937-886-1425 or Jeannette Schmitt 937-438-0717

Respect Life

In keeping with all the teachings of the Catholic Church, we promote respect for all life at all stages, from conception to natural death. We are called to promote a Culture of Life.

We promote the respect of all human life from conception to natural death through education, prayer, and charitable acts with mercy and love. We support local life affirming organizations through our All Babies Count Baby Shower, the Elizabeth’s New Life Center, Baby Bottle Campaign and the Dayton Right to Life Flower Sale. We also host a pro-life rosary on the vigil of the March for Life and a Spring event to educate the parish on a current Respect Life Issue.

The parish supports Pro-Life by promoting Miami Valley Life Chain, Mother’s Day Rose Sale and other events sponsored by Dayton Right to Life, Elizabeth New Life Center and other local life affirming organizations.

For more information concerning our Respect Life Efforts contact Margaret Wilkes 937-623-9275