St. Bede's Episcopal Church

LITURGICAL LAY MINISTRIES

Acolytes: Acolytes assist the clergy in conducting the Sunday and special worship services. They include torchbearers and crucifers. Being an acolyte is an excellent introduction to the liturgy of the Episcopal Church.  Open to youth beginning Rite 13 and older.

Lay Readers and Lay Eucharistic Ministers: These parishioners read the lessons, lead the Prayers of the People, and serve as chalice bearers at Sunday and special services. Some may be assigned to take communion elements to those unable to attend church. Teams are assigned one week per month to perform these tasks. Open to all confirmed members of the Episcopal Church.  Contact the Rector or a member of the clergy for more information.

Altar Guild: The Altar Guild prepares the altar for Sunday, Wednesday, and special services. The Guild also maintains the linens, altar hangings, and candles. Teams are assigned one week per month to perform these tasks. Open to all interested persons.

Flower Guild: The Flower Guild prepares flowers for Sunday Services, weddings, funerals, and parish receptions. Teams are assigned one Sunday per month. All special events are assigned by Nancy Ward. Open to all interested persons.  Click here for more information.

Ushers: Ushers greet and seat worshipers, hand out bulletins, and assist in gathering the offering for Sunday and special services. Teams are assigned one week per month to perform these tasks. Open to all interested persons.

Greeters: Greeters greet worshipers and assist in orientating them to St. Bede's Church. They also hand out visitor cards and help integrate new members into the St. Bede's community. Teams are assign one week per month to perform these tasks. Open to all interested persons.

Daughters of the King (DOK): A Daughter of the King undertakes a rule of life and pledges to dedicate herself through a life of prayer and service. Open to all womenClick here for more information.
MINISTRIES St. Bede's Episcopal Church

St. Bede's Episcopal ChurchOUTREACH
St. Bede's Episcopal ChurchPASTORAL CARE / SACRAMENTS
St. Bede's Episcopal ChurchLITURGICAL LAY MINISTRIES
St. Bede's Episcopal Church     DAUGHTERS OF THE KING
St. Bede's Episcopal Church     FLOWER GUILD
St. Bede's Episcopal Church     USHERS

STEWARDSHIP
St. Bede's Episcopal ChurchCHRISTIAN EDUCATION
St. Bede's Episcopal ChurchMUSIC
St. Bede's Episcopal ChurchSt. Bede's Episcopal ChurchJULIAN OF NORWICH CENTER
St. Bede's Episcopal ChurchMONTHLY MEETINGS
St. Bede's Episcopal ChurchSTUDY GROUPS