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 mymts.net ) and Lorna (howell at mts.net ).
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