Ministry Opportunities

There are many ways that you can discern, develop, and offer your ministry gifts to the glory of God. No gift is too small - all are deeply appreciated and everyone has a gift to give!

If you are interested in offering your gifts in any of the ministry areas below, please contact the Rector,  Joan Beilstein at 301-587-3272 or email: revdrjeb@comcast.net or Terri Murphy (Deacon and Director of Religious Education) at 301-587-3272 or email: reverendterri@aol.com.

Some of our ministries....

Acolytes (serve on the altar as torch bearers, crucifers, banner bearers, and thurifers)

Altar Guild (prepares sanctuary for Sundays and other services by setting up, cleaning, and polishing the sacred vessels, and arranging the flowers)

Buildings & Grounds (assists with building and maintenance needs such as gardening, cutting grass, and odd jobs that may be requested)

Children & Youth (help to plan programs for children and youth and participate as Sunday School teachers, youth leaders, chaperones for adventures and pilgrimages, or special guest speakers for classes, etc.)

Christian Formation (assists Rector and other committee members in planning yearly Christian Education classes, retreats, forums, and seasonal offerings)

Hospitality Events (helps plan and organize coffee hour and other social events throughout the year such as the Mardi Gras, International Dinner, Friday Coffee House, etc.)

Lay Eucharistic Ministry (serves during worship services administering the chalice, assists the Rector in preparing the altar, etc.)

Lector (reads lessons and serves as intercessor during worship services)

Music Ministry (sings in the choir and offers other musical gifts during worship services and other special events - soloists and instrumentalists welcome!)

Outreach (plans and organizes local and global mission projects to help those in need and/or who are victims of injustice)

Pastoral Care (assists those in need with transportation to medical appointments, making meals for those in crisis, making prayer shawls, and assisting with other pastoral care needs as requested by Rector)

Welcome Ministry (acts as greeter and engages in visitor and newcomer ministry through communication and "welcome" events and dinners)

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