Phone: (865) 687-9420
Open Christianity • Open Hearts • Open Minds • Lead us to God
Christian Education: Educational leaders for the youth
Altar Guild: Work with a team to prepare the altar area for Sunday worship, dress altar, clean metal, set candles, etc.
Lector: Read lessons during worship services
Intercessor: At 8:30 service, vested, read lesson and lead prayers, chalice bearer
Acolyte: At 8:30 service, vested, assist clergy, crucifer
Server: At 11:00 service, vested, assist clergy
Crucifer: Vested, carry cross to lead procession
Ushers: Greet people at door, hand out service sheets, take up offering
Chalice Bearer: Vested, serve wine to the people at the altar and as needed
Choir/Music: Provides vocal music and special music for worship services. Practice each Sunday at 9:45 am (9:15 during summer hours) before the service.
FISH Food Pantry: Fourth Monday of every month, pack and deliver food for the needy. One team packs food and second team delivers food later that day.
Hospitality: Provide coffee and light refreshments after each service (sign-up sheet on table in hall).
Communications: Assist with Website and electronic communication.
(weekly e-news, monthly calendar, special e-mails, keeping Website current with activities, etc).
Vestry: Lay board to provides guidance for parish business issues. Members are nominated by parish members and voted to 3 - year terms.
Men’s Club: All interested men gather for community formation and service projects. Contact Bill for meeting times. Men frequently cook for parish meals, cook barbecue and sell it to interested parties; monies obtained are used for parish and community projects.
Outreach and Mission Team:
Organizers of the church’s outreach efforts, both close at hand and far afield. The team meets at 5:30 pm on the third Wednesday of each month. The activities and service opportunities happen continually through the year.
Stephen Ministry: A group of trained lay ministers who work one on one with individuals during times of loss or increased life stresses.
Martha’s Kitchen: Prepares meals to be delivered to those who are ill, lonely or suffering. Meets every other Monday at 10 am in the parish hall/kitchen (check calendar for schedule).