Ministries

Please select an item from the Ministry Activities menu above to get detailed information on any of our ministries.

 Contact the office at 732-297-4607 for further information on any of our ministries.

Acolytes: Assists the priest at the altar, and lead the procession in and out of the sanctuary.  Adults and teens are welcome to join, as well as school-aged children (the starting age may depend on availability of garments.)

Altar Guild: Prepare the altar for services and change, clean, & maintain the worship space’s linens, candles, and altar hangings.

Buildings and Grounds: Maintain and repair the church and grounds. Includes lawn-cutting rotations as well as periodical fix-up/clean-up days. If you have a special skill, let us know.

Senior choir: The choir leads the congregation in music. No experience is necessary. Rehearsals are Thursdays from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Tone Chime Choir: The Tone Chime Choir plays our tone chimes periodically during the year. No experience is necessary.

Sunday School: Bible instruction for children up to 5th Grade.  If you would like to help with Sunday School as a teacher, aide or with the children’s library, or with special events, please contact Rev. Valerie.  Extra help is always appreciated, and no one is expected to teach every Sunday.

Youth Group: Those in middle school and high school are welcome to serve as ushers, greeters, lectors, acolytes, coffee hour assistants, Sunday School assistants during the service.  Events for the youth are offered such as bowling, laser tag, Christian education and discussions, and youth mission trips.

Adult Education: Opportunities for Christian Education through retreats, weekly Bible studies, and classes for adults. We typically have one women’s retreat each year.

Friday Night Book Club: See the latest newsletter for which books are being read.

Vacation Bible School: A one week program held in the Summer offering Christian Education classes, crafts, games, and music. Many talents are needed.

Coffee Hour Host: Host our coffee hour after the 10:30 Sunday service.  Bring a half gallon of milk, make the coffee, prepare simple snacks and clean-up.  Sign-up on the bulletin board in Hubbard Hall.

Fellowship: Help plan and coordinate fellowship events.

Fundraising: Participate in fundraising activities such as raffles, grocery gift cards, the International Benefit Gala, amazon.com, and iGive. New ideas are always welcome.

Greeters: Welcome all parishioners, especially newcomers, before and after the services.What does it take to be a greeter?  Everyone is fully equipped; you just need a friendly smile and a warm handshake.  Greeting is easy, fun, and a great way to meet new people and to mingle with the “old-timers.”

Lay Eucharistic Minister: Assist with the distribution of the body and blood of Jesus in addition to leading the Prayers of the People.

Lectors: Read the readings during the service.

Offering Counter: Count and record weekly offerings.

Office Volunteer: Help with newsletter, bulletin preparation, and mailings and other office work. Opportunities exist in computer or non-computer activities and day or take home projects.

Prayer Chain: Members of an email list which is notified when someone has needs which demands immediate prayers (i.e., prayers for healing, for strength, and for thanksgiving, etc.).

Ushers: Help to find seats for people, pass out bulletins, collect the offerings, and help people needing assistance before and during the service. New ushers are always welcome to assist and join the current team.

Vestry: The leadership of the parish. Sets overall policies and goals and are responsible for the financial and legal obligations. Elected by the parish at the annual meeting. Contact any of the current vestry members for further information.
The latest vestry minutes are posted on the bulletin board near the kitchen.

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