Worship & Music Ministries

Ministry Liaison: Rector, Rev. David Henson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

St. James is blessed with a large support organization for our wide range of worship experiences. They include:

Altar Guild - Ministry Leaders: Sallie Carr/Martha Massey

Altar Guild members prepare the altar and vestments for the clergy.  A current AG rota can be viewed by clicking the button.  AG rota

Acolytes - Ministry Leader: 9:00 & 11:15 Christoph Herpel (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Acolyte Guild is comprised of people who serve at the altar for services.

Celtic Services - Ministry Leader: POSITION OPEN

Eucharistic Ministers - 5:00 PM Sat. Kathryn Wells; 7:30 Sun. Keaton Jones; 10:00 Sun. Rosemary Pace

Chalice Bearers assist the clergy in the distribution of wine during Eucharist.

Change Ringers - Ministry Leader: Bob Aldinger

Change Ringers Guild: Our parish is blessed with a set of eight English-made tower bells. The Change Ringers sound the bells on Sunday morning, for weddings, and for funerals.

Choir: The Allelu! - Ministry Leader: Lisa Whitfield

The Allelu! Choir leads music from all the various hymnals and songbooks for the 9:00 service on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month.

Choir: The Parish Choir - Ministry Leader: Brad Gee

The Parish Choir provides music for the 9:00 service on the 1st & 3rd Sunday, at the 11:15 service on the 2nd and 4th Sunday, and other services such as Evensong. 

Flower guild - Ministry Leaders: Vicki Wright/Nan Payne

Flower Guild members arrange flowers for the church and some receptions throughout the year.

Lectors - Ministry Leader: Rosemary Pace

Lectors and Intercessors read the lessons and prayers during the services.

Ushers - Ministry Leaders: 10:00, Patti Brotherton

Ushers hand out service bulletins, help parishioners to find seating, bring forward the elements, receive the offering, help “direct traffic” during communion, and clean the pews after each service.

Vergers - Ministry Leader: Kathryn Woodruff

Vergers lead the procession and escort readers and intercessors to appointed locations during the 11:15 service.