Acolytes (from the Greek work “to follow) are children and adults who serve as crucifers, banner bearers, and torch bearers in worship.
The Altar Guild prepares the church for all worship services (with specific attention to the altar), including weddings, funerals, and baptisms. Members serve in pairs 4-5 times a year.
Bread bakers use a standardized recipe to bake bread for the Eucharist (10:15 service) on special occasions and during select liturgical seasons. If you prefer working behind the scenes this is a great way to serve God and contribute to the worship community.
Children’s Chapel Chaplains
Children’s Chapel takes place on the 2nd Sunday during the 10:15 service (Sep.-May) and provides children ages 4-9 an opportunity to engage in developmentally appropriate worship. Children depart during the Hymn of Praise and return at the Peace. Leaders serve in pairs approximately twice during the program year.
Greeters welcome parishioners before and after worship, provide information to newcomers, and direct people to the restrooms, Welcome Center, and Fellowship Hour. Starting this fall, greeters will welcome people at the edge of the sidewalk as they arrive for worship.
Lectors read Scripture and lead the congregation in prayer on Sundays and on special feast days.
Lay Eucharistic Ministry
Lay Eucharistic Ministers serve the wine during Eucharist services. Must be a confirmed Episcopalian.
Ushers welcome worshippers when they arrive, pass out bulletins, and help people find a seat. They also assist at the offertory and communion.
The Worship Committee works to provide an atmosphere where all may worship our Creator and Lord as part of a community of mutual love, creativity and respect. The committee meets seasonally and is open to everyone.