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: Corinna Getchell (610) 368-9471 Email: cgetchell@verizon.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: Vincent Jackson II (302) 275-2916 Email: vejacksonii@gmail.com

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

The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic men's fraternal and charitable organization serving St. Joseph Parish and the community of Middletown. We are guided by four pillars: Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. We promote the moral and ethical teachings of the Catholic Church.

We Suppport the Respect Life programs and ministries in our parish through our volunteer service hours. Our nearly 250 members are active participants in the life of St. Joseph's Parish, our community and the families of St. Joseph.

We meet once a month on the first Wednesday of every month in the Parish Hall. We welcome new members to join our council through both the application process and meeting with one of the men wearing the Knights of Columbus emblem. You must be a practicing Catholic man over the age of 18. Visit us online at the Knights of Columbus website.

Contact: Theodore Cieslak (302) 378-7144 Email: t_cieslak@verizon.net

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