Opportunites to Serve
ALTAR GUILD - This ministry is for those dedicated to Christ, who want to serve by preparing the church and altar for worship service. Responsibilities include the care of vestments, linens, and hangings, filling the candles with oil and preparing the altar for Communion. Special duties also include preparations for weddings, funerals and High Holy days around Christmas and Easter. If you are interested in participating in this ministry, please contact  the church office at 928-782-5155.

 
CONDOLENCE COMMITTEE - If a family chooses to have their loved one's funeral or memorial service at St. Paul's, the condolence committee is available to assist the family with some of the necessary planning. This includes preparing and serving food and drink in the Kinsolving Room at St. Paul's for a gathering after the service if the family so desires. Please contact Linda Hinz at 928-305-1301 if interested.

 
CURSILLO Cursillo is a  method for Christians to become empowered and grow through prayer, study and action, to share God's love with everyone. This retreat is typically held twice a year and is available for Christians who desire a deeper walk with Jesus. Worship, discussions, prayer, sharing, fun, and good food are all part of the experience that seeks to bless participants with the unconditional love of God. If interested, please contact Rochelle Thompson at 928-246-4344.
 
ECW - All women of the chuch are automatically members.  The ECW gathers to share fellowship, study, pray, and serve the Lord, Church and community. ECW's fundraising enables outreach to ministries both local and global. Please contact the church office for more information 928-782-5155.

FOOD MINISTRY - All are welcome to help fill the orders for clients who visit our food pantry.  It is a time of comeraderie for the workers as well.  Call 928-782-5155 for details.



 
LAY EUCHARISTIC VISITORS - This is a thoughtful, essential  and personally rewarding ministry that brings Communion (the Sacrament of the Body and Blood of Jesus) to the sick and shut-ins of our church family. Those interested  receive training from St. Paul’s and  the diocese. Please contact the church office for more information 928-782-5155.

 

LAY READERS, CRUCIFERS, and SUBDEACONS - Lay Readers assist Clergy by reading Bible passages and the Prayers of the People during Mass. Those wishing to help others while growing with a  deeper knowledge of the Bible may be interested in this ministry. Subdeacons assist the Deacon with setting the table and distributing Holy Communion.  Crucifers lead liturgical processions with the processional cross.  If interested please contact Maurie White through the church office.

 
PRAYERS & SQUARES - An inter-denominational quilting ministry for the young,the old,sewers or beginners. This group meets at the church at 9:00 a.m.on Saturdays. Quilts are stitched together by members of the group.Each requested quilt is blessed at the Altar during Sunday's Worship Service and then tied off after the service by parishioners with a personal prayer expressed during each knot tying. The quilt is then gifted to a person suffering from sickness, injury, and/or any other physical or emotional hardship. Recipients are blessed with God's healing love through the power of prayer. Please contact Kimberley Dierdorf at 928-580-5800 or the church office at (928) 782-5155  

ORDER OF ST. LUKE - This group has special concern for the sick and in need of healing. Meetings are on Wednesdays, as announced.  During Sunday liturgies you can find the OSL team in the narthex, ready to pray for your needs. Call the church office for more details or speak with Deacon Pat.


 

USHERS & GREETERS - This ministry is designed for people who wish to help folks feel at home.In addition to greeting and helping people  know their way around the church, ushers and greeters also collect the offering during Sunday Worship. Lastly, members of this ministry may also serve at weddings, funerals, and music programs throughout the year.