Stewardship: A Way of Living

Time, Talent, Treasure


How can I repay the Lord for all the good done to me?
Psalm 116:12

Truckee and Lake Tahoe are vacation destinations, and most of our Mass attendance is comprised of visitors. We need your help in so many ways. The bottom of this page lists the opportunites available to you to help our parish and to give back to the community.

If you are able and willing to help, please contact the parish office at 530-587-3595.

Prayer Shawl Ministry

Offer your knitting, crocheting, or quilting talents to this ministry, which provides shawls and blankets for those in need of being wrapped with love and God's healing grace.  If you would like to join this ministry or if you know of anyone who would like to receive one of these gifts, please contact Lorraine Turner at 530-550-9769 or e-mail Completed projects and yarn or fabric donations can be left at the church office during regular business hours.

Looking for Catechists

We are in need of Catechism teachers, and assistants. You get to teach our children and teens about their faith. It’s a very important Ministry that can truly make a difference. The classes are an hour and fifteen minutes long, once a week. You will have support in your planning of lessons, if needed. This is a fun, faith-filled, and rewarding experience! Please join us as we create a Dynamic Religious Education Program. Call the Office 587-3595, ask for Carol Fowler.

Volunteers for Monthly Cleaning

We need more strong and able volunteers to help keep our beautiful church clean. Please call the office for more information.


Food and Resource Support Center


Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, in collaboration with other community organizations operate the Food and Resource Support Center at 10111 E Street in historic downtown Truckee to help people in need. The FRSC is open Tuesday 9:00 am to 12:00 noon and Thursday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. A free light breakfast is available Tuesday and Thursday mornings, and a hot lunch is served Thursday 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm. Other available services are: free clothing from the clothing closet, use of telephone, internet, shower, and laundry facilities on site. 530-582-4493.

Volunteers are needed to prepare, clean up, bring food, or to help serve meals.

This volunteer position is now open for interested applicants. Please call the office to schedule a meeting
with Fr. Vince.

A temporary facilitator for Thursday is needed immediately.

Donations of food and clothing can be brought to the FRSC during hours of operation. For monetary donations, please make checks payable to the Food and Resource Support Center and mail to the following: Food and Resource Support Center, c/o Assumption Parish, 10930 Alder Drive, Truckee, CA 96161.

Concern for the Poor Ministry

The Concern for the Poor ministry of Assumption Parish offers the following to help the needy in our community:

Financial Assistance Program
Employ Your Brother Job Board
Elementary School Shoe Program
Contributions to Meals on Wheels

Food distribution in partnership with Project MANA

Church Transportation for Mobile Home Park Residents

If you would like to participate in this ministry, contact the office.

Emergency Financial Aid

Concern for the Poor has an emergency financial aid program. To apply for emergency financial aid come to :

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Truckee

Fill out an application and be interviewed by our committee. Checks will be distributed the same day.


Bequest Giving

You can make a thankful gesture to God for the blessings you have received in this life, and the faith that sustains you, by remembering Assumption Parish in your will, or through the gift of property, stocks, and Trust. Forms are available in the parish office.

Knights of Columbus

Men of the parish: We are reviving our Knights of Columbus chapter here, and have application forms available in the office. The Knights of Columbus is a fraternal service organization that serves the communities in which it operates. We encourage you to complete and application and return it to the office for submission.

The Liturgy

Altar Server
Sacristan / Church Decorations
Usher / Greeter
Mass Coordinator
Eucharistic Minister
Ministers to the Sick
Music Ministry

Social Services

Food and Resource Support Center
Concern for the Poor
Ladies Guild


Catholics Come Home Team
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults)
Pro-Life Committee


Parish Council
Finance Council
Stewardship Committee
Office Assistance / Bookkeeping
Money Counting (Mondays)
Spanish / English Translation


Religious Education for Children and Sacrament Preparation:
     Director of Religious Education
     Coord. of Sacrament Preparation
     Catechist Assistant
Youth Director
Adult Education Coordinator
Bible Study
Children's Liturgy of the Word

Community Life

Feast Celebration Coordinator
(Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Feast of the Assumption)
Hospitality Committee
Vocations Committee
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Prayer Groups
Parish Website


Cleaning Crew (once per month)
Snow Removal
Repairs / Mait. / Improvements
Building Committee (New Church)
Fund Raising