Ministry Areas

We organize our parish life around ministry areas. You are welcome to share with our community in one of these areas. Speak to the priest or one of the wardens, Marilyn (mboyd1 at ) and Lorna (howell at ).

Worship:  planning, preaching, reading, prayers, altar guild (setting up for Communion, caring for linens), music and singing, scheduling

Pastoral Care:  home and hospital visiting, healing prayer, flower ministry

Outreach:  St Matthew’s-Maryland Community Ministry, Crossed Hands Refugee Committee, Kairos (ecumenical justice initiative), PWRDF (Anglican relief and development projects), WestEnd Commons, Sunshine House, more

Administration:  stewardship, financial management, envelope secretary, archives

Education/Formation: children and adult learning, “circles of understanding” sessions, Bible Study, book studies, weekly Centering Prayer group, Education for Ministry

Hospitality:  greeting, coffee time, follow-up with newcomers, special parish events/brunches, communication, newsletters, parish directories