Serve the Church
St. Dunstan’s Parishioners share our time by caring for the church and it’s ministries.
Acolytes play an important role in our services, leading the processional and recessional and assisting the priest with parts of the worship service. It is a wonderful ministry for our youth.
Any youth in 4th grade and older may serve as an acolyte and is invited to join this ministry. Each fall a training session is held for new acolytes, and a review session is held for all retu…Read More »
The Altar Guild is composed of parishioners who take care of the altar and prepare it each week for Sunday services, as well as holiday and special services, weddings, baptisms and funerals.
Team members have often commented on how the task is spiritually fulfilling. To hold altar cloths, chalices, linens and other materials needed for Eucharist and setting the table with a quiet…Read More »
The mission of the Art Committee is to promote and support art within the church and the greater community. Created in 2002, the committee was inspired by the desire to highlight and celebrate the spiritual nature of art in both our religious and daily lives.Read More »
Celebrating God's beauty and creation, the Flower Committee arranges flowers for Sunday services, and plants and tends the planters in front of the church and at the Memorial Garden.
The expenses of the Committee are met through donations from members of the parish, often in memory of, in thanksgiving for, or in honor of loved ones.
The Flower Committee is chaired by Dorothy Bart…Read More »
Lay Eucharistic Ministers (LEMs) assist the Celebrant with the duties associated with the Episcopal service of Holy Eucharist. Those duties include: leading the congregation in the Creeds and Prayers, helping set the altar table and assisting with the distribution of the elements. The latter two duties are in close partnership with the acolytes.
Lectors read the Hebrew or Epistle …Read More »
Many members of the parish community volunteer as ushers. They serve a vital role as they warmly welcome parishioners and newcomers alike to our church each Sunday. Ushers are often accompanied by their children or can be paired up with youth in our parish, providing a multigenerational opportunity to serve in a ministry together. The ushers also walk the sacraments up to the alt…Read More »