This team works closely with the Interim Priest in an advisory capacity to develop and plan liturgical celebrations. This commission meets four times per year.

Contact: The Rev. Dr. Jan C. Heller | 206-842-5601 x2 | jan.c.heller@gmail.com or

Joan Collins | JMarieC277@msn.com

 

ACOLYTES

Acolytes are children, youth and adults who assist at the altar and in liturgical processions.

Contact: Joan Collins | JMarieC277@msn.com 

 

ALTAR GUILD

Altar Guild members are responsible for set-up of all weekly services, as well as any baptisms, weddings, funerals or other special services during the year.  They provide care for candles, silver, linens, flowers, seasonal decorations and vestments.

Contact: Joan Collins | JMarieC277@msn.com

or Honora Dunkak | Honoraje@msn.com

 

BREAD BAKERS

Members of this ministry bake the altar bread for use at Sunday services. Bakers are scheduled on a regular basis.  This is a good way to get involved in parish life.

Contact:  Laurie Fergusson | LaurieF0804@msn.com

COMMUNION BREAD RECIPE FOUND HERE.

 

GREETERS

Welcome everyone arriving for the 10am Sunday service. Greeters will answer questions and try to insure that visitors are invited to the coffee hour following the service, to meet parishioners and learn something of St. Barnabas.

Contact: Beth Gudmundson | bethgudmundson@msn.com

 

LAY EUCHARISTIC LEADERS (LEM)

These ministers assist the clergy with the distribution of the sacraments.

Contact: Deacon Dan Fowler | dan8@q.com

 

LAY EUCHARISTIC VISITORS (LEV)

Lay Eucharistic Visitors take the consecrated bread and wine to the home bound on behalf of the congregation.

Contact: Deacon Dan Fowler | dan8@q.com

 

LECTORS

Lectors read the appointed scripture from the pulpit and lead the prayers of the people.

Contact: Joan Collins | JMarieC277@msn.com

 

MUSIC MINISTRIES

The music ministry, through the work of volunteer and professional musicians, is continually working to enable, lead, and inspire the people of God in praise and thanksgiving.

Do you sing or play an instrument? There are musical opportunities awaiting you here at St. Barnabas!

Listen to the parish choir sing “Sing a song of joy” by Richard Shepherd


Contact: Paul Roy | proy@stbbi.org

 

USHERS

Ushers greet parishioners and guests. They also distribute service bulletins, take up the offering, keep attendance counts, guide the communion process and help tidy up the church following the service.

Contact: Brian Andvik | BKAndvik@aol.com