Make a Difference… Put Yourself in the Picture!
Being part of a Church family opens up a host of ways to volunteer your time and talent and be actively involved in the life of the Parish and the community at large. And enjoy some fellowship into the bargain.
Most of the activities are scheduled on a rotation basis so there is plenty of opportunity to be part of a team without placing an undue burden on your time. See some activity that you would like to be part of? Just call or E-mail and let the Church office know of your interest.
Worship Service Involvement
Greeters & Side Teams are on hand each Sunday to help you feel at home at St Martin’s
Servers assist the Rector under guidance of the Head Server
Altar Guild prepares the alter and church setting with appropriate adornments
Choir Music is an integral part of the liturgical celebration at St. Martin’s and members of the choir rehearse on Thursday evening from 7:30 to 9:15 to bring choral majesty to the 10 am worship More information about music at St. Martin’s.
Lay Administrators assist in the distribution of the sacrament
Prayer Intercessors lead the congregation in the prayers of the people
Readers read the assigned scripture lesson for the congregation
Behind the Scenes
Are responsible for the weekly count and deposit of church offerings.
Are a much-appreciated gracious team that sets out light refreshments for folks to partake of as part of a standing invite for parishioners to enjoy some post worship fellowship.
Outreach Team ~ focuses on mission and outreach activities related to the Diocese and suggestions made to and cleared by St Martin’s Parish Council.
Pastoral Care Team ~ connects with parishioners including the elderly or infirm and families during times of distress to offer a caring heart and comfort.
Soulful Outlets for the Heart and the Mind
Each life and journey in faith is a story waiting to be shared. St. Martin’s has several gatherings and events in place or planned that provide an environment of caring and trust in which to explore where things are at in those journeys. These include:
Library & Resource Centre
The Centre has a wide assortment of books, magazines and videos on faith-related and spiritual topics that parishioners are encouraged and welcome to borrow.
Adult Study Groups
Worthwhile discussion on faith-related topics and issues are convened seasonally. Latest session dates and times will be posted.