Liturgical Ministries

Acolyte Guild
Members enhance worship services by leading processions, helping to prepare the altar for Eucharist, and assisting with incense at special services. Acolytes serve at Sunday services each week as well as at special services.
Contact
Patrick Baldwin: [email protected]

Altar Guild
Prepares for Eucharist and cares for everything needed for its celebration as well as for other sacraments and offices.
Contact
Mark Brasington: [email protected]

Chalice Bearer Guild (Lay Eucharistic Ministry)
Helps clergy distribute consecrated wine when communion is offered.
Contact
Roger Southward: [email protected]

Lay Eucharistic Visitors
Takes Holy Communion from the altar on Sunday to a Cathedral member who is unable to attend worship.

The Lay Readers (Lectors)
Reads lessons from Hebrew and Christian scripture during Sunday worship as well as during special services. Young people are especially welcome to join this liturgical ministry.
Contact
Jeanine Zenge: [email protected]

Usher Guild
Greets and guides parishioners and visitors to the Cathedral, its seating, and to receive communion.
Contact
Jeff Albright: [email protected]

Vergers and Sub-Deacons
Helps prepare for worship, assisting the Altar Guild, ensuring all roles are filled, and tends to details and changes that frequently come up.
Contact
Michael Coburn: [email protected]

Seminarians
Our cathedral has been blessed by the ministry of Michael Coburn, a candidate for ordination in the Diocese of the Rio Grande. Michael is in his final months of a four-year low-residency program at Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Berkeley, Calif.