Worship Ministries

Enhance your worship and care for others by participating in our Ministries.  At church or from the comfort of your home, your involvement is important to St. John's.  To learn more about the following Ministries, or to volunteer, please contact the church office at 860.739.2324.

St. Hilda’s Altar Guild

Members of St. Hilda’s Altar Guild perform some of the most important services as they prepare the Sanctuary for the celebration of the Holy Eucharist....

Chalice Bearers/Chalicists

The ministry of service by those selected as Chalicists is carried out by adult parishioners and young people who have reached the 11th grade in...

Lectors

Lectors are assigned to read from Hebrew Scripture and the New Testament at  both Eucharists on Sunday, at the various services during Holy Week and...

Intercessors

During the Holy Eucharist, usually after the praying of the Nicene Creed, Intercessors lead the congregation in the Prayers of the People using one of...

Usher/Greeters

Usher/greeters are responsible for welcoming worshippers on Sunday and at special liturgies throughout the year. They distribute the Service Bulletin as people enter and if...

St. John’s Senior Choir

Members of St. John’s Senior Choir rehearse and perform under the direction of Dr. John P. Anthony, our Choirmaster and Organist.  The senior choir rehearses...

St. John’s Treble Choir

Our Treble Choir is open to young children from the time they can read and sing. The Treble choir, directed by Susan Worgul, rehearses weekly...

Acolytes/Altar Servers

At St. John’s, acolytes serve each Sunday at the 10:00 am celebration of Holy Eucharist. Our acolytes serve in a variety of ways. Here’s a...