Members enhance worship services by leading processions, helping to prepare the altar for Eucharist, and assisting with incense at special services. Acolytes serve each week as well as special services.
Prepares for Eucharist and cares for everything needed for its celebration as well as for other sacraments and offices.
Chalice Bearer Guild (Lay Eucharistic Ministry)
Helps clergy distribute consecrated wine when communion is offered.
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.
Greets and guides parishioners and visitors to the Cathedral, its seating, and to receive communion.
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.