Lay Ministries

 

Among the ways you can serve at St Paul’s, we offer: 

The Choir

A faithful band of singers offers choral music most Sundays under the direction of our organist-choir director Paul Blanchard. Rehearsal is on Sundays from 8:25 to 9:35 am. New members are tunefully welcomed. (See a picture of the choir on the Organist and Choir page.)       

 

Chalice Bearers (Eucharistic Ministers)

Vested lay ministers offer the sacramental wine during Holy Communion. Training is by the priest and licensing is by the bishop.

Lectors

Those with good, strong reading voices are invited to join the rotation for the readers of the weekly Scripture lessons on Sunday.

Acolytes

The acolyte assists the priest before and after Communion, rings the Sanctus Bell, carries the Cross during the Procession, and attends to the candles.

Ushers

Our “Ministers of Hospitality” are often the first faces of St Paul’s that visitors see. Their useful work is by monthly rotational assignment.

Altar Guild

A dedicated band of women, but also open to men, our Altar Guild maintain the items needed for our worship and also arrange the flowers at the altar.

Lay Ministries Schedule
 
Schedules for eucharist assistants, acolytes, lectors, and ushers are sent via email and postal mail to those who are serving in the next month. If you are not receiving your schedule, or you wish to convert from postal mail to email, please email office@stpauls-healdsburg.org with your request.
 
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Upcoming Events
JUL

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FRI
Shower Ministry
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
JUL

20

SAT
AA Women's Book Club 9 am
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
This is a closed, for women only, meeting.
Servicio en Español
6:00 PM
Misa en español, 1st y 3rd sabado de mes; Vespertina en español 2nd, 4th, y 5th sabado
Eucharist in Spanish 1st & 3rd Saturday, 6:00 pm; Evening prayer 2nd, 4th, and 5th Saturdays
JUL

21

SUN
Free Sunday Meal 4 pm
4:00 PM
Free Sunday Meal. Serving starts at 4 pm. Ask at your church if you would like to volunteer.
JUL

22

MON
Senior Social Club
8:30 AM to 2:00 PM
AA Mood Swings
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
This is a closed, for women only, meeting.
JUL

23

TUE
Senior Social Club
8:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Shower Ministry
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Free showers are provided. Towels and toiletry items are provided as well as a socks and snacks.
JUL

24

WED
Senior Social Club
8:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Morning Prayer
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Wednesday morning service.
Bulletin Deadline
2:00 PM
Information to be included in Sunday's bulletin need to be in the office by Wednesday at 12 Noon.
Shower Ministry
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Free showers are provided. Towels and toiletry items are provided as well as a socks and snacks.
JUL

25

THU
Shower Ministry
10:00 AM to 4:00 AM
Free showers are provided. Towels and toiletry items are provided as well as socks and snacks.
JUL

26

FRI
Shower Ministry
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
JUL

27

SAT
AA Women's Book Club 9 am
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
This is a closed, for women only, meeting.
Servicio en Español
6:00 PM
Misa en español, 1st y 3rd sabado de mes; Vespertina en español 2nd, 4th, y 5th sabado
Eucharist in Spanish 1st & 3rd Saturday, 6:00 pm; Evening prayer 2nd, 4th, and 5th Saturdays
JUL

28

SUN
Free Sunday Meal 4 pm
4:00 PM
Free Sunday Meal. Serving starts at 4 pm. Ask at your church if you would like to volunteer.
JUL

29

MON
Senior Social Club
8:30 AM to 2:00 PM
AA Mood Swings
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
This is a closed, for women only, meeting.
JUL

30

TUE
Senior Social Club
8:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Shower Ministry
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Free showers are provided. Towels and toiletry items are provided as well as a socks and snacks.
JUL

31

WED
Senior Social Club
8:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Bulletin Deadline
2:00 PM
Information to be included in Sunday's bulletin need to be in the office by Wednesday at 12 Noon.
Shower Ministry
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Free showers are provided. Towels and toiletry items are provided as well as a socks and snacks.
AUG

01

THU
Shower Ministry
10:00 AM to 4:00 AM
Free showers are provided. Towels and toiletry items are provided as well as socks and snacks.
AUG

02

FRI
Shower Ministry
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
AUG

03

SAT
AA Women's Book Club 9 am
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
This is a closed, for women only, meeting.
Servicio en Español
6:00 PM
Misa en español, 1st y 3rd sabado de mes; Vespertina en español 2nd, 4th, y 5th sabado
Eucharist in Spanish 1st & 3rd Saturday, 6:00 pm; Evening prayer 2nd, 4th, and 5th Saturdays
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