St. Joseph Parish

Address: 371 E. Main Street Middletown, DE 19709
Phone: 302-378-5800 / Fax: 302-378-5808

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Email Contact: office@stjosephmiddletown.com

We seek to improve and accomplish change in a rapidly changing world. Set the example through works of charity, devotion, and promotion of Catholic values. Provide assistance to our local Knights of Columbus Council.

  • Gifts Desired: Dependability and cleaning/ironing skills.A practicing Catholic woman at least 18 years of age with a desire to join others in programs that brighten the lives of the less fortunate.
  • Commitment: To participate in charitable fundraising
  • Opportunity: To enjoy the challenges and satisfaction of making a difference. To have fun and make friends.
  • Contact: Janet Harden 410-620-7460 Email: twigs@dol.net

We provide opportunities for boys to participate in scouting in a Catholic environment.

  • Gifts Desired: Interest in working with boys to develop physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually.
  • Commitment: To participate in fun family activities one hour a week.
  • Opportunity: To enjoy the challenges and satisfaction of seeing your boys develop and to have fun and make new friends.
  • Contacts:
    • Cub Scouts: Boys from 1st to 5th grade
      • Meet: Tuesdays 7 - 8 PM at the Parish Hall
      • Contact: Robert McCracken 302-3760274 Email: spidey13@verizon.net

Boy Scouts of America

We provide opportunities for girls to participate in scouting in a Catholic environment.

  • Gifts Desired: Interest in introducing girls to Girl Scouts in a safe environment
  • Commitment: To participate in fun family activities one hour a week.
  • Opportunity: To enjoy the challenges and satisfaction of introducing girls to unforgettable new experiences.
  • Contacts: Erin Marchlik 302-378-3128 Email: erinmarchlik@gmail.com
  • Meet: Thursdays 7 - 8 PM at the Parish Hall
Boy Scouts of America

We provide aid and assistance to the poor, the disadvantaged and the needy through personal involvement. Create arenas that generate a spirit of Christian community through family activities. Promote brotherhood and fraternalism and to assist the pastor and the parish community.

  • Gifts Desired: A practicing Catholic gentleman at least 18 years of age with a desire to serve the parish community and the community at large in a selfless, charitable way. A fraternal love for your brothers.
  • Commitment: To serve at charitable fund raising functions, attend some meetings and serve in different capacities assisting the pastor and the parish community. Participate in family functions.
  • Opportunity: To form a fraternal bond with brother knights, promote family life, and to help the poor, the disadvantaged, and the needy.
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  • Contact: Mark Winterbottom 302-985-3678 Email: winterbottom@stjosephmiddletown.com

We provide opportunities for more experienced members of the parish to interact and get involved in Social, Service, Spiritual and Support activities.

  • Gifts Desired: Ability to work with others and have fun.
  • Commitment: Meetings 2nd Monday of each month from Noon - 2:00 PM and activities as planned.
  • Contact: Marie Dashiell 302-449-2496

We are a standing committee of the Pastoral Council concerned with promoting the spiritual and social life of the parish. We help to enrich the lives of parishioners by providing opportunities to come together for prayer and fellowship.

  • Gifts Desired: A welcoming heart and strong sense that parish should be like family
  • Commitment: Committee meets as needed.
  • Contact: Parish Office 302-378-5800

Small groups of people gather to reflect on the impact of faith in their lives. We strive to deepen the experience of faith.

  • Gifts Desired: Willingness to share faith with others.
  • Commitment: Small groups meet at least once a month in members’ homes.
  • Contact: Cookie Ruane 302-378-2217