Current Readings
  • Genesis 50:15-21
  • Psalm 103:8-13
  • Romans 14:1-12
  • Matthew 18:21-35
Sunday Morning Conversations
Topic:
We will resume conversations in January.
Time:
9:40 am Sunday
Where:
Narthex

Worship Assistants

Many are needed to help with worship each week.  Please consider the following:

Greeter

Greeters of the church play a key role in representing the “first impression” of St. James church to both visitors and members alike. We are looking for members and families who have a passion for sharing a friendly greeting and making people feel comfortable as they enter the church for worship. We need greeters at both the 8:30 am and 10:45 am services.

Primary responsibilities include:

•    Arrive 15 minutes prior to worship service
•    Greet people at the entrance of the narthex
•    Encourage people to wear name tags
•    Assist people with directions and questions as needed
•    Provide a warm greeting with a hearty handshake to those who enter

Usher

Acting as an usher at St. James provides a valuable service to St. James and is a great way to meet old and new acquaintances at church.  You can serve as a single, a couple or as a family. Instruction and training are provided for new ushers.

 The primary responsibilities for the ushers are:

•    Lighting candles
•    Distribute worship bulletins to attendees
•    Provide assistance where needed for seating, etc.
•    Collect the offering and bring it forward
•    Tidy the sanctuary following the service
  
Assisting Ministers

Assist the pastors in conducting the worship service. They are needed at both the 8:30 and 10:45 worship services. They must have an interest in reading scripture and prayers during the worship service as well as assisting in the Sacrament of Communion.

Primary responsibilities include:

•    Arrive 10 minutes before service and check in with the pastor(s)
•    Pickup the Assisting Minister bulletin at the welcome desk
•    Read during the worship service
•    Assist with the Sacrament of Communion

Communion Assistant
        
Communion Assistants assist the pastors in assisting the Sacrament of Communion. They are needed at both the 8:30 am and 10:45 am worship services.

Primary responsibilities include:

•    Arrive 10 minutes before service and check in with the pastor(s)
•    Assist with the Sacrament of Communion