Celebrate: Worship/Music

Our hope is that all members will support our common worship by volunteering to serve occasionally on one of the many teams. Whatever your gifts and talents, there is surely a way for you to contribute!

Acolytes- Crucifers & Torch Bearers

Leader: Christa Moore-Levesque (send e-mail)

This group is for all acolytes who serve at the 10am worship service.

Day: Sunday
Time: Morning
Area: Church
Dept: Worship Ministry
Type: Celebrate:Worship/Music

Altar Guild Ministry

Leader: Vicky Rupley (send e-mail)

Working behind the scenes, the Altar Guild assists the clergy and supports all services at St. Thomas' by caring for and preparing the vessels, linens, flowers, candles, and other items used in worship. Members also help tend and prepare the church and chapel areas for services and assist with weddings, funerals and other occasions.

Day: Varies
Time: Morning
Area: Church
Dept: Worship Ministry
Type: Celebrate:Worship/Music

Christmas Pageant 2017

Leader: Christa Moore-Levesque (send e-mail)

This is a group for all who are participating in the 2017 Christmas Pageant

Type: Celebrate:Worship/Music

Eucharistic Ministers

Leader: Kathleen Merritt (send e-mail)

Parishioners trained and licensed by the Bishop to assist the clergy in distributing Holy Communion to the congregation during worship services.

Day: Varies
Dept: Church - General
Type: Celebrate:Worship/Music

Lectors

Leader: Robert Ferris (send e-mail)

Parishioners trained to read the lessons of the day from the Old and New Testaments and the Prayers of the People during worship services.

Day: Varies
Dept: Worship Ministry
Type: Celebrate:Worship/Music

Music - Joyful Noise

Leader: Robert Ferris (send e-mail)

Dept: Children & Youth
Type: Celebrate:Worship/Music

Music - Youth Choir

Leader: Robert Ferris (send e-mail)

Type: Celebrate:Worship/Music

Music: Care of Acolyte/Choir Robes

Leader: Robert Ferris (send e-mail)

Help is always welcome with mending, altering and laundering robes for our acolytes and youth and adult choir members.

Dept: Worship Ministry
Type: Celebrate:Worship/Music

Music: Choir - Adult

Leader: Robert Ferris (send e-mail)

All singers are welcome (high school through adult) to sing at Sunday morning services as well as at special music programs throughout the church year. Rehearsals are once a week, September-June.

Day: Wednesday
Time: Evening
Area: Church
Dept: Worship Ministry
Type: Celebrate:Worship/Music

Music: Guitarist

Leader: Robert Ferris (send e-mail)

Guitarists are invited to share in the annual Fall Mass on the Grass, and occasional Sunday morning services.

Dept: Worship Ministry
Type: Celebrate:Worship/Music

Music: Instrumentalist

Leader: Robert Ferris (send e-mail)

Those gifted as instrumentalists (string, wind, percussion) enhance the choir's offerings and serve as soloists on summer Sundays,.

Dept: Worship Ministry
Type: Celebrate:Worship/Music

Music: Pianist

Leader: Robert Ferris (send e-mail)

We welcome those with gifts as pianists to share their talents in our worship services and special events, such as the Youth Musical.

Dept: Worship Ministry
Type: Celebrate:Worship/Music

Newcomer Greeters

Leader: Jonathan Hoose (send e-mail)

A team of parishioners who, in addition to the ushers, greet all who come to church at the 10:00 service on Sunday mornings and who pay special attention to visitors and people who might like to make St. Thomas their church home.

Dept: Ministry Team
Type: Celebrate:Worship/Music

Offering Stewards

Leader: Mollie McCormick (send e-mail)

A team of parishioners who make an accurate count of the money put in the offering plate during church services and deposit the funds into the bank

Day: Sunday
Time: Morning
Dept: Ministry Team
Type: Celebrate:Worship/Music

Online Sermon Management

Leader: Kathleen Merritt (send e-mail)

Day: Varies
Dept: Ministry Team
Type: Celebrate:Worship/Music

Photographer/Videographer

Leader: Ron Andrews (send e-mail)

Photographers and videographers provide a lasting record of baptisms, worship services, concerts, social and outreach events.

Day: Varies
Dept: Worship Ministry
Type: Celebrate:Worship/Music

Thurifers

Leader: Kathleen Merritt (send e-mail)

Trained assistants (5th grade through adult) who assist clergy during the eucharist and other rites of the church (carrying the processional cross, holding torch candles, holding the Gospel book, helping clergy to set and clear the communion table, and serving as thurifer for services when incense is used).

Day: Varies
Time: Varies
Dept: Worship Ministry
Type: Celebrate:Worship/Music

Ushers

Leader: Tim Mabb (send e-mail)

Ushers greet and welcome newcomers and parishioners at the doors of the church at Sunday morning services. Parents and children, couples, individuals are all invited to volunteer to hand out bulletins, offer assistance, bring communion elements forward during the service, collect the offering and help direct those who receive communion.

Dept: Worship Ministry
Type: Celebrate:Worship/Music