Knights of Columbus

Founded by a young parish priest now on the path to sainthood, the Knights of Columbus has helped strengthen men, their families, their parishes and their communities since 1882. Today, there are more than 1.9 million members of the K of C doing good across the world. The Knights of Columbus stands as the strong right arm of the Church, and challenges members to grow in their faith through programs, fraternity and vital resources.

Grand Knight: Grand Knight Les Simon    (410)913-8349

St. Vincent de Paul Society

Inspired by Gospel values, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, a Catholic lay organization, leads women and men to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to those who are needy and suffering in the tradition of its founder, Blessed Frédéric Ozanam, and patron, St. Vincent de Paul. The St. Vincent de Paul Society provides spiritual and material assistance to the needy in the Johnson City area. Volunteers respond to phone messages on Thursday. The ministry relies on the generosity of parishioners who contribute time, food, and financial support.

Contact: 423-434-0836

Scout Troop 112

Scout Troop 112 meets at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM on Monday nights at St. Mary’s Catholic School.  In the colder months, meetings are in the gym and during the warmer months, meetings are outside.  If you are age 11 up to 18 you can be part of scouting and Troop 112. The troop hikes and camps regularly in the East Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky and North Carolina Area.  Other activities include kayaking, caving, biking.  Scouts learn life skills like cooking, swimming and first aid, as well as fun skills like horseback riding, archery, and skiing. Troop 112 is a ministry of St Mary’s and supports the church in various activities such as parish clean up Easter Vigil Candle Lighting and Eagle Scout facilities improvement projects.

Contact: Scott Perry, Scoutmaster (615)838-4007,

Cub Scout Pack 112

Pack 112 normally meets at 6:30 pm-7:30 pm Monday nights in the gym at St. Mary’s Catholic School in the colder months and outside during the warmer months. Typical Cub Scout activities including hiking and camping (with parents), earning badges for sports, outdoor activities, building boats for the Rain Gutter Regatta, building cars for the Pinewood Derby, and building rockets for the Rocket Derby. If you are between the ages of 6 and 11, you can be part of cub scouts Pack 112.

Contact: Scott Perry, (615)838-4007,