Training for Eucharistic Ministers, Lectors, Crucifers, & Torchbearers

The next training date for readers, torchbearers, chalice bearers, and crucifers will be on Sunday, August 26th, from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm.  To register, or for more information, contact Kay Henderson.


2018 Training Dates are:

                      Sunday April 29th ~ 12:30 - 2:30pm

                      Sunday August 26th ~ 11:30am - 2:00pm

                      Sunday November 11th ~ 12:30 - 2:30pm

Individual training sessions can be arranged to fit your schedule.


St. Matthew's Guide to Assisting in the Service


How to tie a Cinture: http://www.almy.com/UI/Hotspots/Docs/Cincture.pdf

Crucifers & Torchbearers

Contact:  Kay Henderson


Crucifers and torchbearers are children, teens, and adults who participate with the Sunday worship team. Crucifers carry the Processional Cross and assist the Priest prepare communion. Torchbearers carry the candles.

Altar Guild

Contact: Kathy Amick


Members of the Altar Guild enhance worship by adorning the altar with the sacred vessels and linens. The Flower Guild, a separate commission of the Altar Guild, adorns the altar with flowers for all services. 

Eucharistic Ministers / Lectors

Contact: Kay Henderson


Lay people who serve our parish by assisting with the administration of Holy Communion and in the leading of the Wednesday evening Healing Eucharist.  Training and licensing are required.

Choir and Intrumentalists

Contact:  Donna Simpson


Musicians complement our worship through vocal and instrumental offerings.
Leap of Faith leads the 9:00am contemporary service with guitar and a small group of vocalists. A full choir sings at the 11:15 service.

Greeters

Contact: Halle Price


Greeters welcome guests and members to every service. They look for opportunities to get to know guests, help them to understand the service, and invite them to explore their interests.

Ushers

Contact: David Pretulak


Ushers assist the priests in a variety of ways to maintain a smooth flow for the Sunday services and to provide for the needs of parishioners and visitors.