Groups

Ministries List
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Committee/Group Activity/Function Contact
Anglican Church Men’s Society (ACMS)

Men

Brings the men of the church together in a common effort to promote the glory of God, to help forward the work of the Church and to emphasize family life and the responsibility of fatherhood  Floyd Wiltshire
Bible Study
Bible
To foster knowledge and understanding of the Word of God and so better equip members for Christian living. St Mary’s – Rev Theo Findlay

Maloney – Claire Stoute 662-8243

Building and Lands Committee

Building

Manages the properties of the parish ensuring that rental revenues and taxes are properly administered, properties are well maintained and records of title are kept up-to-date. Francis Lloyd
Caring Committee

Caring

Visits are made to the sick at home and at hospitals, offering prayers and comfort in their time of need. Visits are also made to shut-ins, arranging assistance where possible. Gwen Nelson 640-5882
Education Committee

Edu

Organizes the educational programmes in the parish including Christian Education in parish schools and Government schools. Gwen Nelson 640-5882
Finance Committee

Finance

Complies the annual budget, administers funds in accordance with regulations and Vestry guidelines, arranges for collection, security and banking of monies, prepares monthly statements, manages Investments and other financial matters. Shirley Taylor 642-2238
Intercessory PrayerPrayer

Group

To pray with and for those in need, including the sick, shut-ins, the bereaved and others Claudia Hunte 640-7812
Mothers’ Union

MU

Promotes the well-being of families and all that strengthens Christian family life and the vital role of women in Christian fellowship. The Mothers’ Union is a worldwide Anglican organization which provides helpful support to churches and the community. St Mary’s- Odette O’Neil-Kerr 640-4220

St Aidan’s- Elizabeth Sealy 640-6084

Music/ChoirChoir St. Mary’s has a vibrant musical ministry with three main choirs. The traditional choir, the St. and the youth choir sing at Sunday and other special services. The choirs also participate in various parish conceits and regional festivals Youth- Rhona Williams 640-6341 Adult – Henry Ross 642-4513

 

Sanctuary GuildSantuary Custodians of the sacristy supplies. Maintains a clean and uplifting environment within the sanctuary, prepares the altar and its immediate surroundings for services and cares for communion tableware and vessels. St Mary’s – Grace Griffith 640-3120 St Aidan’s – Shirley Taylor 642-2238
Social Outreach Committee

social outreach

Addresses social and financial needs on a local and global basis, directing resources to various missions or individuals as deemed necessary. Claudia Hunte 640-7812
Special Events Committee

Planning

Arranges and organizes the major fellowship and fund raising events of the parish including harvest thanksgiving and the parish country fair. Don Benett
Stewardship Committee

stewardship

Organizes the stewardship programme of the parish, encourages members to pledge through the stewardship programme, collates financial information relative to stewardship revenue, liaises with the finance committee in the preparation of the budget. Shirley Taylor 642-2238
Worship Committee

Bible

Advises the Vestry on times of services and structure of services in the parish, arranges and coordinates Sunday school classes, and coordinates and arranges for lay readers. Claire Stoute 662-8243
Youth Group

Some Youth

Provides a forum for young people of the parish to participate in group activities including sport, discussions, bible study, music and other social fellowship activities. St Mary’s – Joselle Wilson

St Aidan’s – Kimberly Douglas 487–3064