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Wheels Ministry

Wheels Ministry Volunteers provide transportation each Sunday morning to Westminster Canterbury residents who attend the 11:15 a.m. worship service. Training for driving the WCR van is provided. Wheels Ministry Contact: John Willett, 514-5389
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Usher Ministry

Usher Ministry Ushers welcome worshipers with bulletins, introduce newcomers, answer questions and guide people during our worship services, take up the offering, and deliver altar flowers to shut-ins and parish members. Contacts:  Brink Brinkley (11:15 a.m. ushers), (804) 840-9618 , and  Harry Turton (9:00 a.m. ushers), (804) 282-3484. Usher Team Rosters
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Nursery Volunteers

Nursery Volunteers Spring 2021 note: Nursery care has been suspended until COVID state and Diocesan restrictions are lifted.  We will be very happy to resume this family ministry as soon as it is possible. Nursery volunteers help our youngest members and visitors at St. James’s enjoy their time in our church, and help parents find [...]
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Lector Ministry

Lector Ministry Lectors read the scripture passages at both the 9:00 and 11:15 a.m. services, once or twice each four to five months. Lector Ministry Contact: Christy Lantz, calantz2319@gmail.com,  (804) 467-5180 Lector Schedule
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Lay Eucharistic Ministry

Lay Eucharistic Ministry Lay Eucharistic Ministers serve as chalice bearers during Eucharists. They also serve as lectors and acolytes to the priest at the 7:45 a.m. worship servic. LEMs also provide in-home communion to those parishioners who are unable to attend church. Lay Eucharistic Ministry Contact: Michael Lantz, (804) 938-5223 LEM Schedule LEM Manual (2014 revision)
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Hospitality, Food and Fellowship Ministries

Hospitality, Food and Fellowship Ministries Food and fellowship are important parts of our church family’s time together, and service that we can offer to the larger community. Opportunities range from baking cookies for Sunday Summer Fellowship, helping to plan and organize food for our Parish Picnic in the fall, the “Men Who Cook” team, our [...]
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Flower Guild

Flower Guild Faith in bloom! The St. James’s Flower Guild welcomes you to our ministry, to work with us or to contribute flowers or greens for worship. Our mission is to worship God and glorify His creation with joyful thanksgiving for earth’s beauty. We decorate the church for every service, festival, wedding or funeral.   No [...]
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Altar Guild

Altar Guild Altar Guild is the ministry that prepares the church (with specific attention to the altar) and chapel for worship services, including weddings, funerals and baptisms.The Guild takes care to ensure that each feast day, most especially in Advent, Christmas, Holy Week and Easter, is celebrated visually and sacramentally appropriately to reflect the church [...]
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Acolyte Guild

Acolyte Ministry Acolyte Guild is comprised of young people, sixth grade and up, who serve as crucifers (the lead crucifer assists the priest with the elements at the altar), banner bearers and torch bearers during the worship services.  Due to COVID, changes in safety regulations have required us to suspend  Acolyte service. We will likely [...]
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