Worship Assistants

Preparing for Worship

Altar Guild - Responsible for altar linens, communion vessels, and bread and wine. Members work in teams to set the altar before a service and to clean the vessels afterward.

 

Flower Guild - Arrange flowers for the altar and assists with distribution of flowers after the service. Members of the flower guild work in teams of two.

 

During Worship

Ushers - Greet and welcome people into the church and assist them with seating as needed

 

Acolytes - Light altar candles, carry the processional crosses, assist the priest during the Eucharist

 

Readers- Read the lessons from the Old Testament and Epistles and lead the prayers of the people

 

Eucharistic ministers - Srve the chalice at the altar and assist the priest with carring communion into the congregation when needed

 

 
 

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  • Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd
  • 1100 Stockon Street
  • Jacksonville, FL 32204
  • United States
  • Phone: (904) 387-5691
  • Fax: (904) 387-9575
  • secretary@GSJax.church