Liturgical Ministries

Altar Guild:  Teams of three to five members prepare the altar for services one or two Sundays a month, and assist with weddings, funerals and special services as needed.  Sara Gadomski, Directress, Peggy Sullivan, Assistant Directress Flower Guild:  Members take turns providing fresh arrangements of Altar flowers for Sunday services. Rose Brooks, Nan Skeie Lay Liturgical Leaders:  Readers, intercessors, chalice bearers and acolytes assist at Sunday services.  Worship leaders, licensed by the…Keep Reading

Ministries of Hospitality and Care

Hospitality Committee:  plans and host parties and receptions after special services and events. Rosamond Quay Coffee Hour Hosts:  provides refreshments and a time for fellowship following the 10am service. Rosamond Quay Lay Pastoral Care: maintains contact with every member of our church community, and identifies special needs.  Martha Babbitt Outreach: identifies people and organizations in need of assistance and solicits donations to meet them. Deacon Amy The Food Pantry:  meeting the needs of…Keep Reading

Christian Education

Children’s Christian Education: A team of three parishioners plan Sunday School programs for one Sunday a month. This program is offered for children during the 10 a.m. service. On these Sundays child may help with the ringing the bell at 9:50 a.m. Denise Butwill

Property Stewardship

Dragon Ladies: (or Dragons, on becoming a mixed group) Women and men who fill in the gaps of cleaning, straightening, organizing, and beautifying the sanctuary, parish house and grounds. Meeting most Tuesdays (but the day is negotiable) for several hours, this is a ministry of property stewardship, fellowship and miscellany (e.g., watering plants, organizing closets, making puppets). No experience needed, learn as you work. All welcome.  Sara Gadomski and Peg…Keep Reading

Financial Stewardship

Capital Campaign Committee: raises funds for the repair of our stonework, slate roof and stained glass windows in the fall of 2015, for construction planned to start in the spring of 2016.  Peter Aziz, chair Annual Stewardship Team: plans and organizes the annual Stewardship Campaign.  Richard Quay and Peter Aziz Investment Committee: reviews and manages the financial health of the Parish assets.  Miles Borzilleri Counters: count Sunday offerings and prepare the paperwork for the…Keep Reading

Parish Administration

Communications Team Messenger: Monthly print and e-print newsletter. Barbara Putnam Website: Maintained by Sarah Melcher with the help of content volunteers. Publicity: informs and inspires the community about events at St. Michael’s. Jo Ann Jaacks Office Volunteers:  fill in at the office when Karen is away, and help with large projects such as preparing mailings and publications.  Karen Ackerman