a lay person trained in reading scripture who is requested to read the lessons. There is no license required for this lay ministry.
a lay person licensed by the bishop to administer the consecrated elements of the eucharist. Usually, they share the eucharist with the ill or infirm.
a general term which covers not only servers, torch bearers, lighters of candles, but also crucifers, thurifers and banner-bearers
Leaders for Prayers of the People
have a long and venerable history and are a part of the Daily Office and eucharistic liturgy. They are lead by a Lector or lay person trained in reading scripture but does not have to be licensed for this lay ministry.
Arts & Reconciliation
helps to explore how literature, poetry, visual art, architecture and music draw us into a deeper understanding of our relationship to God.
Stewardship and Giving
Stewardship refers to more than just contributing money to the church. We all have a responsibility in maintain and using wisely the gifts that God has given us. However, stewardship is about finding the “best” use of those gifts by sharing your time, talents and resources with your church and community.
- Prayer Ministry
- Bible Study
- Book Group
- Congregational Care
- Buildings and Grounds
The Altar Guild has the privilege of preparing the altar for any service held in the church, & assisting the priest whenever necessary. The members are also responsible for maintaining sacred vestments, securing the necessary articles used at any service, caring for the sacred vessels & attending to any housekeeping of the church.
The Vestry takes care of parish finances and the parish buildings. Individuals are chosen to fill various positions of leadership and serve as an advisory council to the rector. The Vestry consists of lay members of the church elected by the congregation. Senior and Junior Wardens are elected along with a Registrar and Treasurer. Members serve a three-year term. The Vestry usually meets once a month. All meetings are generally open to the congregation unless otherwise noted.
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