MinistriesGrow in Faith
Here at St. Nick’s, we value participation in the various ministries around our parish.
Each worship service requires many folks
doing various things before, during, and after
the service to enable everything to go as it
should. If you would like to know more
about serving in any of these ministries,
please talk with someone you know who
already serves or one of the staff or vestry
Pick up the flowers Sunday morning before the service and then deliver them to a nursing home or hospital after.
Set up the altar prior to Sunday, Wednesday, and special services and clean up afterward.
Read the Old Testament lesson and lead the Psalm at Sunday and special services through the year.
Lay Eucharistic Ministers
Lead the congregation in the Prayers of the People and assist with Communion at Sunday and special services through the year.
Assist the LEMs and clergy during Sunday and special services through the year.
Manage the microphones and record the sermons for Sunday and special services through the year.
Choir & Handbells
Each group rehearses weekly. The Choir sings at all Sunday and special services; Handbells perform occasionally on Sundays and at special
Our formation as disciples is a life-long
journey. Participating in a group study is as
important to our spiritual growth as daily
prayer and regular community worship. We
do our best to offer classes and study groups
for everyone. If there is a book or class you’d
like to teach, talk with one of the staff or
Godly Play, Ages 4-10, Sundays at 9:30am
A Montessori based learning to help children
explore their faith through story. We have a
growing group and need to form two classes
based on age. Volunteers serve about once a
month and begin as an assistant.
Sunday Book Study, 11:00am
The group reads and discusses various books
as they relate to our faith as the Episcopal
branch of the Jesus Movement. A variety of
points of view and ideas provide the richest
for the discussions.
Wednesday Bible Study, 7pm
The group reads and studies scripture as the
foundation for our identity and life as Jesus
Followers. We serve a light supper at 6:00 and
all are also encouraged to join us for worship
at 5:30. Childcare is provided.
Pastoral Care is really all of us caring for each
other as we each have needs and abilities. If
you would like to participate with a specific
activity, please talk with someone you know
who serves in that way or with one of the
staff or vestry members.
Pray with individuals during Communion at our Sunday services.
Daughters of the King (DOK)
A community of women of all ages who live by a rule of prayer and a rule of service.
Send cards, notes, and grief information to those whose loved ones have died.
Visit with parishioners in the hospital and/or rehab facilities.
Help answer the phone and assist Darryl and Mtr. Nancy with clerical tasks.
Send cards to members on
birthdays, anniversaries, and other occasions.
The Hospitality ministries ensure that all who
enter our doors feel welcome and comfortable. If you would like to know more about serving in any of these ministries, please talk with someone you know who already serves or talk with one of the staff or vestry members.
Greet everyone warmly as they enter the front doors of the church for all services throughout the year, help with name tags and offer directions and information to visitors about our service, children’s programs, and nursery as appropriate.
Provide a bulletin to all who attend our services, assist with seating and hearing assist devices as needed, record attendance, collect the offering, and direct people during communion.
Assist with the preparation, set-up, service, and cleanup for Hospitality hour following our Sunday services.
As the St. Nicholas’ twig of the Episcopal
branch of the Jesus Movement, we are always
looking for new ways to reach out to our neighbors and community. If you would like
to know more about serving in any of these
ministries, please talk with someone you know
who already serves or talk with one of the
staff or vestry members.
Jubilee Food Pantry
Volunteers are needed each week at the pantry on Andrews Highway to unload grocers, pack them for pickup and assist clients in getting their groceries to their car.
Caring for Santa Rita Elementary
This new ministry we delivered a car load of classroom school supplies before the start of school and we will take goodies to the teachers on various workdays throughout the year.
Neighborhood Block Parties
This new ministry is a way to get to know the people who live in the neighborhoods around us. We will start with a Halloween party on October 31 and will need many, many hands to help! We will plan and host other functions through the year.