Eucharistic Ministers and Eucharistic Visitors assist the clergy in distributing Holy Communion and in bringing the sacrament to those who are ill, homebound, or in the hospital.
Lectors are selected to read the lessons and offer the Prayers of the People during services with clarity and conviction.
The Altar Guild arranges flowers and candles, polishes metal vessels and liturgical ware, cleans and cares for linens and vestments, and prepares chancel for services.
St. Ann’s Choir offers anthems and supports the congregation in the musical portion of the liturgy. Children’s Choir meets regularly and prepares for special presentations on selected Sundays.
Ushers perform a special ministry of greeting and hospitality, as they are the first to offer welcome to visitors and to provide information.
Hunger Outreach Project activities include Sandwich Sundays. Everyone is invited to bring sandwiches for homeless and hungry adults who are guests of The Gathering Place in East Brooklyn. Sandwiches in plastic bags should be delivered to the Parish Hall before the 11:00 am Holy Eucharist each Sunday. For ease of labeling, please choose from these ingredients only: turkey/ham/roast beef/Swiss cheese/American cheese; lettuce/tomato/onion; white/whole wheat/multigrain bread or roll. Condiments are freshly provided at the center. Join us in this program, which offers food for the soul and a means to mission for our parish.
Coffee Hour leaders provide an informal environment of fellowship that invites parishioners to greet each other and become acquainted with visitors.
Parish Health Committee welcomes parishioners who are concerned with the health-care needs and priorities of the congregation and its awareness of how to maintain a healthy, productive life.
Gardening welcomes volunteers and enthusiasts to assist with seasonal work in the church’s gardens.
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