They welcome visitors and church members as they arrive for worship. They are the first people visitors encounter at St Thomas.
Intercessory prayers are led by lay people during the Eucharist. If you are interested in becoming a reader please speak to the Rector.
They assist the priest during communion by administering the bread. They are appointed by the Rector.
They greet people as they enter the church, and hand out service bulletins. They also pass the collection plate through the pews during the Offering.
They do the bible readings during worship each Sunday.
The St. Thomas Altar Guild is a team of twenty-one dedicated women responsible to our Rector for the care of the Sanctuary, and preparation of the altar and communion materials.
They assist at worship services by lighting candles, carrying the cross, receiving the bread, wine and offering. They also assist the priest with the preparation of the altar.