Parish groups and opportunities to help

The smaller communities within our Parish make so much possible.

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

For information on other opportunities, call the Parish Office at (253) 922-7882 or send an email.

  • Altar Society

    Greeting card sale (now until June 16, 2024)

    Altar Society's greeting card sale continues to June 16 (Father's Day)! Choose from hundreds of options at affordable prices ($0.25 each or 5 cards for $1.00) in support of an important ministry at St. Martin of Tours. Funds raised help purchase needed church items. Please visit the Parish Hall after Sunday Masses to browse the selection.

    Rummage Sale - August 2 and 3, 2024

    A Rummage Sale is held every year to raise funds. To volunteer for this event, please email Terri in our Parish Office. Donations are accepted beginning July 1 - before dropping off items, please follow these guidelines:

    • only clean, usable items (nothing broken)
    • NOT accepted: mattresses, cribs, highchairs, car seats, computers, large exercise equipment, or large appliances
    • If unsure whether an item will be accepted, please call the Parish Office beforehand at (253) 922-7882

    Monthly meetings

    Society members meet on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 10 am in the Parish Center. We provide a light lunch and are always eager to have more ladies of the Parish join! 

    The Altar Society serves in many functions, including the raising of funds to supply candles and linens for the altar throughout the year, and decorations for Easter and Christmas Masses. For more information, contact Ann Martin at

    (253) 927-4627 or by email.

  • HomeBound Ministry

    Parish volunteers bring Holy Communion to the homes of long-term homebound Catholics who are unable to attend Mass due to health or other reasons.

    If you know someone who would like to receive Communion at home, please call the Parish Office at (253) 922-7882.

  • Fife-Milton community food bank

    May 2024 update: Hunger Awareness Month

    Consider taking 1 action this month to help combat food insecurity in our community. Suggested ideas:

    • donate food or funds to a local food bank
    • volunteer your time
    • carry snack packs in your car to give to those in need
    • ask coworkers, your book club, gym, soccer team, or anther group you know to collect for the Fife-Milton Community Food Bank

    Located on St. Martin of Tours campus, the Food Bank is always seeking new clients to serve. Do you know someone who may benefit? Please have them call (253) 922-0960 to schedule a food pickup time between 9 am and 1 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. (Please note: In observance of Memorial Day, the Food Bank will be closed on Monday, May 27.) Drive-up or walkup services are both available.

    Information for donors

    - Items appreciated on a daily basis: egg cartons; canned soups and stews; ramen; small peanut butter; bulk items such as, rice, beans, sugar and pasta; canned fruits and tuna - all non-perishables are welcome!

    - Financial gifts may be left in a collection basket during Mass (please make out checks to 'Fife-Milton Food Bank')

  • sunday coffee hour ministry

    More than provide food, those who host our weekly Sunday Coffee Hour help grow relationships between parishioners and build up the community of faith at St. Martin of Tours. We have upcoming dates available for Parish families or groups interested in hosting after the 8:30 and 10 am Masses.

    To learn more, please call Christopher in our Parish Office: (253) 286-0021.

  • Saint Vincent de Paul

    St. Vincent de Paul serves the elderly and needy in our community in providing assistance with food, rent, utilities or prescription medication. If you are in need, please call

    (253) 970-9037.

    New volunteers are welcome! Members meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays each month at 10 am in the Parish Center. 

    To help the continuing mission of St. Vincent de Paul Conference, checks (made out to 'Fife St. Vincent de Paul') can be mailed or delivered to:

    St. Martin of Tours Parish Office

    2303 54th Ave E

    Fife, WA 98424

  • 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 at (253) 845-5539 or through email.