Acolytes assist the priest during the worship service, take part in the Gospel procession, and distribute offering plates. Adult acolytes serve at the 8:00 service, and youth serve at the 10:30 service. To serve as an acolyte one must be baptized and at least 10 years of age.
Altar Guild prepares the sanctuary and altar for all worship services. They maintain the vestments and altar wares.
Building and Grounds Team
Volunteers maintain the building and grounds of St. Cuthbert Church. The main concentration of the work is lawn care.
Children's Church Leaders
Volunteers serve in teams of two. They lead worship by following the prompts on the computer and assist the children in singing, collecting the offering, and saying prayers.
The choir sings the worship music for the 10:30 service and special services. Rehearsals are every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
The Flower Guild provides fresh floral arrangements every Sunday. The assigned members procure the flowers, assemble the arrangements, and place them at the Altar. The entire Guild works together to decorate the church during Christmas and Easter and other special occasions.
Formation Special Events
In addition to worship and Sunday Christian Formation classes, we believe young people are formed into godly adults by participation in church-sponsored events. Experiencing the faith journey side-by-side with parishioners of all ages is essential to building the kingdom of God- Together. Typically offered monthly, special events may include Lego Night, Cookies and Carols, going to the movies, Mother-Son Date Night, Father-Daughter Dance and many more.
Before each service, Greeters stand at the entrance doors, welcoming everyone with a smile and a warm, heartfelt greeting. They also assist guests in finding the Welcome Desk.
Volunteers serve on the planning team for the International Festival, held annually the first Saturday in November. The Planning team is responsible for logistics, programming, represented country booths, publicity, activities, and more.
Junior Daughters of the King
Junior Daughters of the King (JDOK) is an international religious order for young girls, ages seven through 21, who strive to fulfill their baptismal covenant through prayer, service and evangelism, and help strengthen the spiritual life of the parish. The Junior Daughters meet the third Sunday of each month at 12:00 noon.
Lords of the Streets
Lord of the Streets (LOTS) is an outreach organization of the Diocese of Texas that provides for the spiritual, emotional, physical and social needs of the homeless. Volunteers participate in cooking and serving breakfast and providing sack lunches to those in need. Our congregation serves one Sunday every quarter, meeting at the church at 5:15 a.m. to carpool downtown.
Volunteers adopt a section of the prayer garden and weed, trim, and fertilize that section as needed.
Sunday Morning Formation Teacher
Children’s leaders serve in teams of two for a session. They lead the craft and reinforce that day’s lesson. Youth teachers facilitate discussion on a variety of topics. Teachers of adults serve for a session, and facilitate a class on either a topic, a video series, or a book of the Bible.
Ushers greet and welcome the congregation to the worship space, assist with seating, distribute worship bulletins, take attendance, receive the offering, and assist with communion. Ushers tidy the pews after each service.
Vacation Bible School Volunteer
Held annually in the summer, VBS volunteers help with the many aspects of Vacation Bible School through leading and assisting children through various learning stations, presenting Bible stories, directing and helping with crafts, preparing snacks, and decorations. VBS will be held July 10-13, 2017 with the theme, Passport to Peru.
Welcome Bread Ministry
The Welcome Bread Ministry members take turns baking a fresh loaf of bread that is given to our first-time guests after each Sunday’s worship service.
Welcome Guides welcome the guest, provide them with a folder of information, answer any questions that may arise, encourage them to fill out a visitor card, and escort them to their destination.
The Youth Group is place for junior high and high school youth to grow in their relationship with Christ and see his love in action; a place to build friendships that are rooted in Christ; encouraging, supportive, and lasting. It is a community that builds the Kingdom of God through Bible study, prayer, service, worship and fun. The Youth meet on Sunday afternoons and Wednesday evenings.
Youth Sunday Morning Formation
Christian Formation classes take place every Sunday at 9:10 for all ages. The Youth class connects world events with the Bible, faith, and everyday life. They examine relevant faith and life issues using the latest music, movies, news, and current events. Through engaging Bible study in this way, they will be equipped to evaluate their world from a biblical perspective. . Join us for a unique learning opportunity and tasty breakfast.