The Cathedral Music Program includes the Cathedral Choir and musicians. Musical events include a monthly Choral Evensong, seasonal concerts, and the Shepley Concert Series.
These ministries make possible all of the regular and special services at the Cathedral.
Ten years of age or older, acolytes generally assist in processions by carrying processional crosses, torches, flags, banners, streamers and other items. They may also be called upon to hold the extra bread and wine and to assist fellow congregants during communion.
Assists the clergy by preparing all things necessary for the celebration of the Eucharist and other services.
Eucharistic Ministers: Assist at the altar with the setting of the Eucharistic table and administer the chalice at services along with other liturgical responsibilities.
Offers individuals and families the opportunity to sponsor gifts of altar flowers, sacramental bread and wine for Sunday services.
Guild of Vergers:
Laypersons serving both the church and its congregation who assist by making preparations for, and taking part in, Sunday Eucharist, ensuring that details related to the Eucharist are handled as well as leading processions.
Lectors: Laypersons trained in reading scripture, reciting lessons or leading the Prayers of the People during services at the Cathedral.
Tower Bell Ringers: Ring the bells proclaiming the start of the 10 a.m. Sunday service and other special services at the Cathedral.
Wedding Guild: Helps facilitate all weddings that take place at the Cathedral, which include initial meetings with the wedding party, the wedding rehearsal, the wedding ceremony and post-ceremony photos.
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Consider yourself invited! There is no better way to engage in our community than by volunteering to serve in a variety of ministries or committees. Very little at Christ Church Cathedral happens without the participation of congregants. To offer your time and talent, fill in and submit the form below.
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