Scroll down to see different ways you can get involved and serve within our worship ministries.
Acolytes carry the cross and torches in processions, marking significant symbols and moments in our worship. They also help to set the table for Communion. The acolyte’s place in the church service has always been important and necessary. Youth and adults are invited to become acolytes. Adults also serve as Acolyte Mentors.
Contact Stephen Peple to learn more.
prepares the sanctuary for worship each Sunday and for special services such as weddings, funerals, and baptisms. We work behind the scenes to help make your worship experience meaningful.
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS & LECTORS
Eucharistic Ministers and Lectors proclaim God’s word in our liturgies through reading lessons from scripture. They also lead our prayers during Sunday morning services and help distribute Communion.
Contact The Rev’d Rainey Dankel to learn more.
The Flower Guild arranges the flowers and greenery in the Narthex and Sanctuary for special seasons, such as Christmas and Easter and other parish-wide celebrations. After each Sunday Service, the altar flowers are made into smaller bouquets and delivered to members of our community by the Pastoral Care flower team.
You can also support the Flower Guild by sponsoring a flower dedication in memory/celebration/honor of/or in thanksgiving for a loved one. To do so, contact Carter Johann in the church office at 804-643-3589 or www.stpaulsrva.org/give/flower-dedications.
Ushers welcome, guide, and inform attendees during services. They also collect the offering, and assist during Communion.
Contact: Josh Paulie (firstname.lastname@example.org)
WELCOME TABLE HOSTS
Welcome Table Hosts provide a hospitable place for newcomers to speak with current parishioners, ask questions, and learn more about the church and ways to engage.
Contact: The Rev’d Keli Shipley Cooper (email@example.com)
Media Ministry live streams and records worship services, teachings, and other events, as well as, supports our various audio/visual needs.
Contact: Ellis Warner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
GUILD of ST. PETCA
Guild of St. Petca brings together needleworkers who wish to give their time and talent to the beautification of the church, primarily through the creation of kneelers honoring present and past members of the church.
Contact: Judy Winston (email@example.com)