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
OCT

23

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.
Bible Study
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
OCT

24

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.
OCT

25

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

26

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
OCT

27

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.
OCT

28

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.
OCT

29

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.
OCT

30

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.
Bible Study
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
OCT

31

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.
NOV

01

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

02

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
NOV

03

SUN
Adult Forum "Christian Formation"
9:00 AM
On Sunday, January 6th at 9 am, this series will pick up again as we examine the topic ‘The Living Body of Christ’ based on the text from I Corinthians 12:12-27. Our first meeting was in November, and we will now resume a ‘first Sunday of the month’ schedule. All are welcome to join in this exploration and discovery of our ongoing role at St. Paul’s Church
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.
NOV

04

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.
NOV

05

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.
NOV

06

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.
Bible Study
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
NOV

07

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.
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