Ministries at St. Michael's The ministries of St. Michael's offer many ways for parishioners to engage in the varied facets of parish life, particularly helping with worship and supporting the growth and beautification of the church.
Acolyte Ministry This ministry includes parishioners of all ages and provides an opportunity to participate in and experience our services from a different perspective. Learn more
Altar Guild Ministry Members of Altar Guild prepare the altar for all services, among the many responsibilities of this varied and critical ministry. Learn more about the Altar Guild. Click to donate altar flowers.
Lay Eucharistic Ministers St. Michael’s is richly blessed by the ministry of our dedicated Lay Eucharistic Ministers, or LEMs. More on LEMs
Lector Ministry Lectors are members of the congregation who, after training and by continued study, read the lessons at each of the Sunday services. Read more
Care of Creation Ministry Here at St. Michael's, we are working to shine new light on the often overlooked fifth “mark of mission” of the Anglican and Episcopal mission agenda: "To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth." Our evolving ministry includes gathering and sharing care of creation information resources and undertaking active care of creation projects on our church buildings and grounds and in the greater community. Learn more
St. Clare Society Members of the St. Clare Society, our newest ministry, film sermons for distribution through our YouTube Channel and explore other ways to use the internet and social media to communicate about St. Michael's. Learn more
Welcoming Ministry Members of the Welcoming Ministry serves to make our visitors feel comfortable and to help newcomers feel increasingly at home at St. Michael's. The friendly faces of Greeters and Ushers at our Sunday services are one very visible aspect of this ministry.Learn more
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