Liturgy

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Greeters

Greeters convey the sense of welcome at the LIturgy.  Greeters meet the worshipers at the door and at time will distribute handouts for a specific purpose.  Volunteers are needed in this area.

 

Altar Server

Altar servers assist the priest at liturgies.  The altar server has a sense of reverence, is responsible for scheduled attendance and has participated in a training program.  The altar servers attend 2 gatherings a year, one for training and one for fun activities. This ministry is open to people in grade four and up.  Volunteers are needed in this ministry.

 

Gift Bearer

To represent the congregation is the Preparation of Gifts, a couple, a family, or two persons bring the gifts to the altar.  Anyone wishing to serve in this capacity is encouraged to contact the person listed as contact.

 

Communion Minister

To build community, we are called to serve each other.  This is a ministry that symbolizes the oneness of the Body of Christ.  We give Christ to each other.  These ministers help with communion under the form of bread and wine. Persons who volunteer for this ministry will be given training and receive a schedule.

 

Sacristan – Nursing Homes

Setting up for a banquet is a very important part of the banquet.  So it is with the Sacred Meal, the Eucharist. There are a number of details that need attending to, such as, readying the space  and putting things away after Eucharist.

 

Sacristan (St. James)

Setting up for a banquet is a very important part of the banquet.  So it is with the Sacred Meal, the Eucharist. There are a number of details that need attending to, such as, readying the sacristy, the sanctuary and putting things away after Eucharist.

 

Proclaimers

One of the ways in which Christ is made present to the worshiping community is through the proclaimed Word of God.  This is the role of the Proclaimer.

Those persons who have the gift of good voice projection and a sense of caring for people are invited to share their gifts in this ministry. Persons who volunteer will be prepared for their roles and will receive a schedule of when they proclaim.

 

Ushers

The ushers are responsible for maintaining the comfort and order of the congregation. Ushers are prepared for their role by the head usher at the Eucharist they are ushering.