International Food & Art Festival


WHO DOES MINISTRY SERVE: Holy Rosary-St. Richard Community

WHAT DOES MINISTRY DO: Raise operational funds for the Parish through a one-day festival. 


1. Raise operational funds for the Parish

2. Encourage Parish cooperation and participation through event planning and delivery.

3. Encourage Parish outreach through staging of event.

HOW DOES MINISTRY SEEK TO ACHIEVE THESE GOALS: By focusing on the goal of delivering a one-day festival once a year, engage parishioners in learning about and supporting the Parish.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF MINISTRY MEMBERS: Choose a volunteer assignment which may include, but not be limited to: attending committee meetings, soliciting volunteers, distributing flyers, soliciting vendors, selling tickets, performing physical labor throughout the year.

GIFTS/QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS NEEDED BY MEMBERS TO SERVE IN MINISTRY: Depending upon the chosen assignment: Commitment and persistence in completing chosen assignment, organizational, financial/accounting, IT skills, some public speaking, construction and maintenance skills.

TIME COMMITMENT REQUIRED BY MEMBER TO SERVE: At least 4 hours per month (48 hrs), plus at least 48 hrs the weekend of the event for a total of at least 96 hrs throughout the year.

WHEN DOES MINISTRY MEET: At least 1 time per month, then 2 times per month beginning 4 months before the event.

WHERE DOES MINISTRY MEET: Various Church meeting rooms.

TRAINING OR OTHER SUPPORT PROVIDED TO MEMBERS: The 2019 Team is in the process of preparing an Event Operations Manual for use by future Committees, which will include specific contact information of previous participants; former team members provide information upon request; assistance and support from
Parish administrative, support and maintenance staff.

FACILITATORS OR LEADERS: FACILITATORS OR LEADERS: Jose Borda, 2019 Co-Chair, 786.626.1980, and Bettie H. Thompson , 2019 Co-Chair, 786.543.9903,

International Food & Arts Festival Committee

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