Our Parish life thrives through participation of our members. Here are the ministries in which we invite participation (please contact the leaders listed below for more information):

Worship Ministries
Altar Care - Mechelle Kobar, 253-4543
Altar Servers - Ray Kull, 645-6039
Children's Church - Tracy Jedd, 254-5193
Counters - Church Office, 254-5193
Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Communion - Dorothy Schmid, 684-0611
Hospitality - Dave Hetrick, 667-3009
Ministers to the Homebound - Rev. Dr. Michael Zboyovski, Deacon, 254-5193
Music - Carole Marrs, 254-5193
Nursery - Debbie Wadhams, 254-5193
Readers - Jo Steininger, 450-4606 & Pete McHugh, 828-768-9059


Please fill out the following form to request meeting space for your St. Eugene Ministry at least one week prior to meeting. You may send it to Mechelle Kobar either by fax (828-254-5797), email ( or bring it by the office.  Thank you!  Meeting Request Form

Faith Formation

Faith Formation - Tracy Jedd, 254-5193
Faith Formation for parish children (ages 4yrs - 5th grade)
Register Online
or Registration Form
[Bad Weather Policy]

Sacrament Preparation for Children -Tracy Jedd, 254-5193
Children's preparation for the Sacraments of Reconciliation and First Eucharist

EDGE - Tracy Jedd, 254-5193
Faith Formation for parish youth (Grades 6-8)
EDGE 2017 Fall Schedule
EDGE Online Registration
EDGE Registration Form 

Sacrament Preparation for Youth - Tracy Jedd, 254-5193
Youth preparation for the Sacraments of Confirmation

St. Eugene Youth Ministry (SEY) - Andrea Robles, 254-5193
Faith formation for parish youth (Grades 9- 12)
SEY 2017 Fall Schedule
Register Online
[Registration Form]
[Permission Form]

Other Important Ministries

Altar Care - Mechelle Kobar, 254-5193
There is a wonderful group of women from the Women's Guild who care for the Sanctuary, Sacristy and Gathering Space (dust, straighten, replenish materials) each weekend.  All members, active as well as auxiliary, are eligible to participate in this important behind the scenes ministry.  It only takes about and hour on Saturday mornings. Please call Mechelle Kobar in the Parish Office if you are interested in joining this important ministry.

Asheville Catholic School -
An inter-parochial elementary and middle school supported by the five Catholic parishes of Buncombe County (Pre K - 8th grade)

Catholic Campus Minister (UNCA) - Gloria Schweitzer, 226-3809

Choir -Carole Marrs, 254-5193
An enhancement of worship with musical talents.

Inquiry Program -Rev. Dr. Michael Zboyovski, Deacon, 658-9379
For those interested in the Catholic faith.

Knights of Columbus, St. Eugene Council - Jim Venglarik,
Building family and faith together.

Landings - Joe Wansong, 628-9163
Welcoming home returning Catholics.

Marriage Ministry - Rob and Carol Jordan, 687-2829
Provide marriage preparation to engaged couples.

Nursery-Debbie Wadhams, 484-8459
Parish provided service on weekends, staffed by adults and teens. 

Parent's Morning Out - Jennie Arndt, 254-5193
Time for yourself while your children have fun!

St. Eugene’s Parents Morning Out

Our program offers an opportunity for children to play, learn, explore and gain valuable social skills in a structured, small-group environment.  We include creative activities, bilingual language development activities (Spanish and English), music and dance, group and individual reading time, and outdoor play in our effort to allow children to develop and explore self-expression through art, language, and social relationships. We are currently accepting children 10 months to 4 years old.

Daily Schedule

                                        Monday through Friday from 9am to 1 pm - September through May
                                9:00-9:30  Children arrive and begin free play
                                9:30-10:00  Snack (juice and snack provided by PMO)
                                10:00-11:30  Crafts, activities, reading, outdoor play, circle time
                                11:30-12:00  Lunch (child brings lunch from home)
                                12:00-1:00  Free play and clean up

Monthly Tuition

1 Day -  $135

2 Days-  $190

3 Days-  $220

4 Days-  $245

5 Days-  $270

We offer a summer program in June.  For this program we are open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9-1.  This program is for ages 1-4 and has limited availability.  We are closed in July and August until school begins again.

We follow Asheville Catholic School's annual calendar for Spring Break and Holiday closures.

Please email Jennie Arndt at or call 828-707-6595 with questions or if you would like to schedule a visit. 

Prison Ministry- Rev. Dr. Michael Zboyovski, Deacon, 254-5193
Serving inmates at Craggy Prison, a state medium-security facility.

Respect Life - Debbie Wadhams, 484-8459
Bringing "Right to Life" issues to the parish.

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) - Rev. Dr. Michael Zboyovski, Deacon, 254-5193
For those adults on journey to membership at Easter.

St. Vincent de Paul Society - 775-1933
Outreach to those in need in our broader community.

Women's Guild - Edythe Wingerter, 828-683-0228 or
An opportunity for fellowship and service each month.