It is a special joy to serve at worship.
No prior experience is necessary to serve in any of the following capacities, only a willing spirit! Training will be provided.
If you’d like to talk more about what is involved in any of these roles, or to discuss what you might like to try, please contact Mo. Paula.
Lead the procession into worship and assist the clergy at the Eucharist (4th graders & up).
Polish silver, care for linens, arrange flowers, and prepare the Lord’s table with grace.
Sew and repair altar vestments.
Serve the consecrated wine during the Eucharist.
Greet, welcome and orient Sunday visitors to St. Francis.
Visit homebound parishioners once per month to share the Eucharist with bread and wine from our Sunday liturgies.
Bear the bread and wine to the altar for the Eucharist.
Pray with individual parishioners in the Nason Chapel during Communion.
Read Scripture and/or lead the Prayers of the People.
Operate the sound board, ensuring that the words of the liturgy are heard as loudly and clearly as possible.
Distribute bulletins, receive and present the offerings of the people, and guide the congregation to the altar during Eucharist.
Serve as the “master of ceremonies” ensuring that our worship servers are properly trained and organized so that we offer our very best to God in worship.