MINISTRIESWe Are Your Place
WorshipAcolytes: A great way for children Grade 6 and older to serve God.
Altar Guild: Prepare the altar for service. No experience necessary-training provided.
Bread Guild: Using Emmanuel’s recipe, make bread for the Eucharist.
Flower Guild: Arrange altar flowers-come learn how. Lessons provided.
Lay Readers and Lay Eucharist Ministers: Assist during worship or take Eucharist to homebound members.
Ushers: Greet worshipers and assist with offertory and communion duties.
MusicAdult Choir: Lead the singing during worship. Anyone who can carry a tune is welcome!
Handbell Choir: Another group that makes a joyful noise. Training given.
Music Guild: Help support the Music Program at Emmanuel.
OutreachOutreach Committee: Plan disbursement of funds to help others beyond our parish.
Coffee Hosts: Provide coffee and hospitality following church services.
Emmanuel Life: Help with our monthly newsletter or comment e-Newsletter.
Greeters: Welcome people on Sunday, carry bread and wine to altar.
Hospitality: Help provide food and support for parish receptions, other events.
Newcomers/Visitors: Develop ways to help new arrivals feel at home. Arrange to give tours of our sanctuary, including the beautiful stained glass windows.
Pastoral Care: Provide meals for those who are ill, rides for those needing transportation.
Prayer Chain: Offer prayer as requested for those in need.
Stephen Ministry: Support ministry for those in life crises, both in and outside the parish. Training provided. Contact Joan Dagon, or Terri Godsell.
Website and e-mail: Communication is always an important in the life of a church community. Contact Ginny Justice if you’re interested in helping with the website or e-mailing others. [email protected].
Christian FormationChildren’s Ministry: Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, and more.
Youth Ministry: Sunday evening get-togethers and other events, Grade 6 and above.
Adult Education: Sunday School, Bible studies, Lenten programs, etc.
Cursillo: “Short course” in Christianity to enable, empower, and equip believers.
EFM: A four-year course enabling every baptized person to carry out ministries given to all believers.
Physical Plant and FinanceBudget and Finance: Plan our finances, guided by our treasurer.
Building and Grounds: Keep our building and grounds in shape-help is always needed.
Gatekeepers: Unlock and lock up the church before and after Sunday services.
Stewardship: Implement ways of encouraging us to share time, talent, and treasure for the spread of God’s Kingdom.
Call the Parish Office at at the 407-894-1641 for more
information on these ministries and who to contact for each area.