Parish Groups & Opportunities to Help

The smaller communities within our Parish make things happen.

Please check out these groups to see where your time and talents can find a place to shine!

  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Many occasions for volunteers exist, either individually or in groups, recurring or as needed. Give the Parish Office a call at 253 922 7882 or send an e-mail

    Right now we have a need for gardening and horticultural skills, as well as for assistance to our Children and Youth Faith Formation classes.

    The Fife-Milton Food Bank seeks volunteers for late-morning and early-afternoon shifts - please call 253 922 0960.

    The Food Bank gladly accepts donations throughout the year. During the cold season, these items are much appreciated: canned soups, stews, tuna and vegetables; peanut butter; Cup Noodle; macaroni & cheese and spaghetti sauce.

  • Altar Society

    Contact Connie Cook at (253) 926-6004 and email.

    All ladies of the parish are members of the Altar Society, a group which serves many functions. They raise funds to supply candles and linens for the altar throughout the years, and decorations for Easter and Christmas Masses. 


    Meets the 1st Tuesday of the month at 10 am in the Parish Hall social room. A light lunch is served.


    The Quilters make quilts for the needy as well as newly baptized infants and children.  

    Rummage Sale

    A Rummage Sale is held every year to raise funds. For this, many volunteers are needed! The Sale typically occurs in the Spring. 

    Funeral Ministry

    Meals are provided in conjunction with parish funerals and the entire parish is part of this ministry.  The active committee sets up, serves and cleans up afterwards.  Contact the parish office to volunteer!

  • Columbiettes, Auxiliary 1629

    For Catholic women 18 years and older, this group is affiliated with the Knights of Columbus and is combined from multiple parishes in Pierce County.  It is a charitable, not-for-profit organization, supporting many different charities and involved in community activities as well as working collectively with the brother Knights to promote faith and unity. 

    You will have the opportunity to meet other women who share your interests through social events and religious works. Our organization is united by our Catholic faith, the love of our family and country, and our commitment to helping others.

    If you are interested in joining, please contact Mary Peterson, (253) 845-5539 or email.

  • Home Bound Ministry

    Parishioner volunteers make home visits and bring Holy Communion to long-term home bound Catholics who are unable to attend Mass. Those in need of a visit may set up an appointment by calling the parish office at (253) 922-7882.

  • Saint Vincent de Paul

    (updated October 11, 2020) This organization is currently working remotely. If you have any questions, please leave a message at 253 970 9037.

    The Saint Vincent de Paul chapter serves the elderly and needy in our community in providing assistance with food, rent, utilities or prescription medication.

    To help the continuing mission of St Vincent de Paul Conference, checks can be delivered or mailed directly to St. Martin of Tours's Parish Office:

    2303 54th Ave E

    Fife, WA 98424

    We are so grateful for your support at this time!

  • Social ACtion

    Contact Rick Demere (253) 232-4228 or email.

    A parish of this size has many requests for social activities and assistance.  Social Action will host parish events to draw the community together outside of liturgical services, encourage personal contacts within the parish, and provide occasions for social interaction across all age ranges and parish groups.