A group of parishioners who prepare the altar for all services, clear the altar after each service, order flowers and maintain the candles.
Acolytes and Layreaders
An Acolyte can assist in worship by carrying a processional cross, lighting candles, holding the Gospel Book and attending the priest at the Altar during a service.
Lectors and Readers proclaim the readings from the Old and New Testaments, lead the congregation in the Psalm and Prayers of the People.
Ministers of Communion assist in the service by presenting the Chalice to those who receive communion and they also administer home communion to the sick and homebound.