There is an abundance of ways to engage in ministry at St. Christopher, in service to our community, and in the mission field throughout the world.
Contact our Lay Ministry Coordinator to learn more.
We enjoy each other's company and support at St. Christopher. We provide many opportunities for our members to gather, eat, pray, and play together.
Christian education and formation for adults and children of all ages is offered throughout the year at St. Christopher.
We enjoy engaging in our faith and growing deeper in our understating of
who God is, and strengthening
our walk with Christ.
MISSION & OUTREACH
We are a serving church, seeking ways to serve local, regional, and international communities with the hope of shining
the light of Christ's love through
our actions and deeds.
Acolytes - Adults and children ages 9 and up assist the priest during worship at all services. They have various roles such as crucifer, torchbearer, banner bearer, book bearer, candle lighter and server.
Altar Guild - The guild is made up of parishioners who prepare the altar for Sunday services. This includes cleaning and setting up the vessels, altar hangings, linens and vestments for worship. This group is considered the housekeepers of the Lord.
Bereavement Committee - Provides hospitality following funerals, including setting up food and beverages, and clean-up. Lead coordinates volunteers.
Buildings and Grounds Committee - Volunteers assist the Jr. Warden with projects around the campus.
Breakfast Ministry - A different ministry will host breakfast for the church family on Sunday mornings. Get your team together, and help feed the family!
Children’s Ministry - Safe Church trained volunteers are needed on Sunday mornings and throughout the year to help teach curriculum, arts and crafts, assemble activity bags, Vacation Bible School, and special events.
Choir - Glorifies God through choral music. Open to all persons of varying ability. Practice is held Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m.
Contemporary Band - Helps lead worship during the 11:30 a.m. Contemporary Service; a vibrant group that is open to new vocal and
Daughters of the King - Pray continuously for the well-being and healing of others.
Days for Girls - Sustainable feminine hygiene kits are created for young women around the world. No sewing experience is required.
Episcopal Church Women - A social and service organization for all women of the church.
Garden Guild - Do you have a green thumb or like being outdoors? The Garden Guild ministers work together to help maintain the landscaping of the church grounds. No experience necessary, just a servant’s heart.
Information Technology - Helps with office computer/network maintenance; troubleshoots issues with internet connections.
Invitation, Welcome, & Connect (IWC) - This ministry works to welcome newcomers to the church and get them connected in the life of the church.
Kairos - Provides care, evangelism, and encouragement for incarcerated individuals.
Lay Eucharistic Visitors - Members of teams trained to share Holy Communion with infirmed; commissioned in and proceed out of worship to nursing homes.
Lay Pastoral Assistants - Trained and certified lay ministers teams who assist with parishioner-to-parishioner pastoral care as deployed by and under the supervision of the clergy.
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Assist the priests by reading the scripture lessons and prayers, and administering the wine at communion at all three services.
Living Water International - Mission trips demonstrate the love of God by helping communities acquire desperately needed clean water, and to experience "living water" - the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Media Shout Ministers - Technical production of media for the contemporary service; rotates weekly; duties include other media, video, background art.
Nursery - Provides care for small children during worship and special events. Safe Church training is required.
Office Angels - Parishioners are needed to assist the Church Staff in the office. Duties include answering the phone, and general office work.
Providence Garden - Our community garden provides fresh produce to our neighbors in need. Volunteers and donations are needed.
Sound Technicians - Manage the audio on the sound boards for traditional and contemporary services. Familiarity with liturgy, tech-savvy, and attentiveness are needed.
Stewardship Committee - Coordinates and carries out the parish annual giving campaign.
Tellers - Responsible for counting the offering on Sundays and for special worship. Position requires accuracy, and impeccable character.
Threads of Comfort - Makes prayer shawls, blankets, prayer pockets, and other comfort items for those in need. Mentors others in learning the art of sewing, crocheting, and knitting.
Thrift Shop - 60 years strong, the thrift shop grants funds to non-profit agencies in our community and abroad. Volunteers are needed to sort, price and sell items.
Ushers - Welcome and guide worshipers; distribute worship leaflets; and assist those with special needs.
Wednesday Morning Women’s Bible Study - Meets at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday mornings in the conference room.
Youth Ministry - Jr. and Sr. High youth meet on Sunday evenings 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. for fellowship, bible study, games and a meal.
For more information on our ministries, please contact our Lay Ministry Coordinator.
FIND YOUR FAITH
At St. Christopher, there is no shortage of ways to serve or engage in fellowship. The linked document below provides a list of all ministries and includes descriptions as well. To gather more information on a ministry or to get in touch with ministry leads, please contact Beth Beam in the parish office.