Who are the ministers of the church? The ministers of the Church are lay persons, bishops, priests, and deacons. (An Outline of Faith, Book of Common Prayer, p. 855)
What is the ministry of the laity? The ministry of lay persons is to represent Christ and his Church; to bear witness to him wherver they may be; and, according to the gifts given them, to carry on Christ’s work or reconciliation in the world; and to take their place in the life, worship, and governance of the Church.
Everyone is welcome at God’s table, to share in the life of the Church – even those who are still uncertain or just inquiring about their faith – all are welcome and all can serve.
The following are some, but not all, of the opportunities of service at St. Alban’s.