Liturgical ministry is an excellent opportunity to fulfill your baptismal call of service to one another. Our liturgies should utilize the talents and gifts that God has given this community to the fullest extent. Whether participation is through behind the scenes preparation and planning or through a public role of service within the Mass, parishioner contributions help our liturgies to be truly life-giving celebrations. Please prayerfully consider joining one of these ministries.
The Altar Guild at Trinity are a volunteer group of the parish whose ministry is to care for the altar, vestments, vessels, and altar linens of the parish. They prepare the altar for all services including weekday and Sunday services, baptisms, weddings, funerals, and other occasions as needed.
Members of the Altar Guild are divided into four teams, each serving one week a month…Read More »
Trinity Lay Persons, called "Officiants," lead an Evening Prayer Service Monday through Friday at 5:30pm for the homeless or those in need, many of whom are part of the Lord of the Streets (LOTS) community.
This unique ministry falls under three categories actually. Outreach, because it is part of serving the LOTS community, Pastoral and Liturgical because of the role of offi…Read More »
The Greeters Ministry welcomes parishioners and guests to Trinity Midtown. Whether it's Sunday morning services or Ash Wednesday, the greeters are on hand before each service to answer questions and make sure everyone knows how glad we are to worship with them. It's a small commitment with a big impact.
No prior experience is required; however, strong faith and interest in Christ are essential for this special ministry. Lay Eucharistic Ministers must be adult and a member of Trinity Episcopal Church for at least six months.
During the Eucharist (Holy Communion), the Lay Eucharistic Ministers assist the priest by offering wine to the worshipers. In the absence of a priest, th…Read More »
The first consideration is to understand the difference between reading in Church during Mass or Eucharist and other types of reading. During the liturgy, the reader is fulfilling a mission to his or her fellow community members. It is a sacred duty that involves a sharing of one's own faith. This does not mean that a reading should be stiff or formal, but rather the realization…Read More »
This team handles the sound and recording equipment in the main church. This includes the console and microphones, both fixed and carried by individuals. Most services are recorded. Contact Vic Powell at [email protected].
This ministry consists of four teams ranging from 4-5 members per team. The teams serve on a rotating basis and usher at least once a month. We distribute the service bulletins, assist members and guests to their seats when necessary, collect the offering, and assist in the giving of the Eucharist. Another duty is to serve, when called, at funerals and memorial services held …Read More »
The office of verger has its roots in the earliest days of the Church's history. Generally speaking, vergers were responsible for the order and upkeep of the house of worship. Evidence indicates the existence of vergers as far back as the 16th century. Today, there are over 1,400 vergers serving all across the U.S., Canada, Great Britain and other parts of the world. The verg…Read More »