St Paul Sanctuary 9-2014

WORSHIP is 9:30 a.m. on Sunday


OUR WORSHIP SERVICES are normally planned using the Traditional worship style. Hymn selections are of a variety of style as the United Methodist Hymnal, The Faith We Sing and Worship & Song songbooks are available.  We also plan a Contemporary Praise Service once a quarter.

Scripture Readers for Worship Services
Read a selected Scripture passage as a part of the worship service and/or seasonal celebrations.

Altar Guild
Assist in replenishing pew supplies in the sanctuary for the 9:30am Worship Service, ensuring the sanctuary and annex worship spaces are free of clutter prior to Sunday morning worship services, and maintaining worship furnishings. A group of members coordinate this ministry.

Communion Server
Assist the pastor in serving the elements during communion. Instructions are provided.

Usher Captain
Ensure doors are unlocked, ensure air conditioning and heating units are operating, display the appropriate signs, display worship bulletins, coordinate activity of ushers, and remain until the church is vacant to turn off the lights and lock the doors. Usher captains serve for one month at a time.

Greet those attending the church services as they enter the sanctuary, distribute the bulletins, collect attendance pads, receive the offering, and assist as needed during the service.

Greeters for Worship Service and Special Services
Welcome members and visitors attending worship services and special services, assist parents needing nursery information, introduce the visitors to others, assist members and visitors entering the building, and invite visitors to return. Greeters serve for one week at a time at various times throughout the year.

Sound Technician for Worship Service, Special Services, and Funerals
Operate sound system, set-up the equipment prior to the services, and maintain all electronic components required for the worship services. Training is provided for members interested in this ministry.

Acolyte Supervisor
Provide a training session for children wishing to serve as acolytes, schedule acolytes for service, and supervise acolytes during the worship service.

Church Seasonal Decorations
Assist with decorating designated areas of the church for special events or for specific times during the church year which include but are not limited to Advent/Easter and altar scapes.

Bake Communion Bread
Either bake or provide bread for communion. Each month the person providing needs two loaves—one for each worship service.