Worship Ministries

Worship Participation

Lay people are essential to our worship. The parish actively seeks a wide representation of our membership to serve at the altar. We welcome new members to participate as soon as they feel ready.

Acolytes

Youth and adults who wear vestments, light and extinguish candles, carry torches and crosses, assist with the collection and setting the altar. Rotating schedule, training provided.  Contact the Church Office for additional details.

Altar Guild

The Guild works behind the scenes to prepare the sanctuary for Sunday worship. They secure and care for the linens, vestments Eucharistic vessels & furnishings, make sure the hymn numbers are posted, and assist with the set up for weddings and funerals. Training is provided. Contact: Sylvia Davis, 781-834-7618, daviss8@comcast.net or Pat Karsch, 781-545-6672, patkarsch@comcast.net.

Altar Flowers & Sanctuary Candle

Our Altar Flowers & Sanctuary Candle are given each week in memory of loved ones or in thanksgiving for special blessings. At Easter & Christmas, we have large floral displays reflecting the memorial or celebratory donations of our parish family. Cost of the Flowers is $55 per week, Sanctuary Candle is $10.

Healing Ministry

People with a special call to offer prayers for healing during the time of communion at the 10 a.m. and after the 8 a.m. service.

Lay Eucharistic Ministers (LEMs)

Wear vestments during the liturgy and help to distribute communion by administering the chalice. Other duties include carrying the Gospel book in procession and reading the Prayers of the People.

Readings

Assigned lessons from the Scripture during Sunday worship.

Ushers

Members who assist in the 10 a.m. service by greeting parishioners, handing out bulletins, passing the collection plates, counting  the number in attendance and recording it in the log book in the sacristy.

Ushers, Readers, Healing and Lay Euchrisitc Minsters training is provided. Contact: Rev. Grant Barber, revgrant@comcast.net, 781-974-3210.