Participants & Ministers
Participation is the essential ingredient of lively worship. Each person participates through his or her presence and prayers. There are many ways you can join and assist. If you are interested in joining on of these ministries, contact Parish Administrator Kate Randall.
Acolytes: Process the cross and assist at the altar in preparation of Communion. Acolytes are usually young adults in grades 5 and up.
Altar Guild: Prepare the church and altar for worship and Communion.
Bell Ringers: Ring bells after Sunday services.
Chalice Bearers: Assist at Communion with the distribution of wine. Also needed for Children’s Service.
Eucharistic Ministers: Take Communion to people who are ill or homebound on an as needed basis. Requires training and licensing from the Diocese.
Greeters: Welcome newcomers and others to services. Also needed for Children’s Service.
Guides: Spend at least one two-hour period every month telling the history of the church to visitors. Training provided.
Lectors: Read the scripture lessons and Prayers of the People at services.
Ushers: Welcome and assist parishioners at services, take up the collection and count it.
Vergers: Guide and direct the flow of worship at the 11 a.m. service, particularly as people come to receive Communion.