The Acolyte Program offers young people an opportunity to participate in our liturgical life. All baptized youth 3rd grade and older are eligible. Once trained, they assist at Sunday services and at others throughout the year. Their ministry is to lead the processions and to assist during the worship services. Trained adults are also welcome. To join this ministry, call or e-mail the parish office at 985-892-3177 and leave a message for one of the clergy.
The Altar Guild prepares the church and the altar for all services. They are responsible for the care of the vestments, fair linen, and sacramental vessels. Members work as a team on a rotating basis. Men & women who have been confirmed are eligible for Altar Guild work. To join this ministry contact Nancy Sandidge firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Flower Guild is an enriching ministry which helps to create an atmosphere of reverence and beauty. Members of the Flower Guild are responsible for the floral adornment of the Altar for all Sunday services and, on holidays, the entire church inside and out. No special skill is required. To join this ministry, call Anne Butts at 985-871-0764.
Greeters are parishioners who try to identify visitors to our services, help them feel welcome, and answer questions about our church. Teams work one or two Sundays a month at the 9:00 a.m. or 11:30 service, but they are needed for all services. To join this ministry, contact Laura Ahrons email@example.com.
The Parish Choir of Christ Church leads the congregation in worship at the 11:15 service on Sunday mornings and at other designated services throughout the liturgical year. It rehearses from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursdays and again each Sunday at 10:00 a.m. If you are interesting in singing, call or e-mail Carolyn Parmenter at 985-892-5297 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eucharistic Ministers are trained and licensed to assist the clergy in distributing the consecrated bread and wine at the Holy Eucharist at Christ Church. If you wish to serve as an EM, contact the church office at 985-892-3177.
Eucharistic Visitors are trained, licensed, persons who take the sacrament of Holy Eucharist to those who are unable to attend a service at the church. This sharing of the sacrament reminds all of us of our connection with one another in the Body of Christ. If you wish to serve as an EV, contact the church office at 985-892-3177.
Worship Leaders are trained and licensed to read Morning and Evening Prayer each day and lead other services occasionally. Contact the church office 985-892-3177 for details.
Lectors are trained members of the congregation who are scheduled on a rotating basis to read the Scripture lessons at the 9:00 & 11:30 a.m. Sunday Eucharists. To join this ministry, contact the church office.
Ushers are a highly visible and active group of volunteers at our services. They welcome worshipers, collate and distribute service sheets, regulate the lighting and sound system, post hymn numbers, handle seating arrangements, take up the collection, and assist in other ways as needed. Ushers are needed at all services and usually commit to working at least one Sunday a month. Contact Tim Wolfe email@example.com to volunteer for this ministry.