Altar Guild

Preparation of the sacraments which includes pouring wine into individual cups and placing bread on communion plates. Altar Guild Servers are also responsible for stocking the pews with pencils, envelopes and communion cards as well as clean-up of communion supplies between and after worship services. Communion takes place on the second, fourth and fifth Sundays of the month.


AVIT Ministry Team

Members purchase, install and maintain AV and IT equipment as well as operate AVIT equipment for services.


Birthday Callers

Several volunteers share phoning members with well wishes on their birthday.


Clerical Helper




Communication Ministry Team




Funeral Serving Ministry Team

Lunch preparation, serving and clean up for funerals.


Home Communion Ministry Team




Church Council

Consists of the following positions: Boards of Elders, Trustees and Deacons, chairperson and vice-chairperson (who are elected from one of the above boards), secretary, financial secretary, assistant treasurer, and treasurer.

Elders Are entrusted with assisting the pastors in the spiritual development and education of members through program implementation and support.

Trustees Are responsible for stewardship and maintaining and protecting the church building and parsonage.

Deacons Seek to involve members in worship and service.

Chairperson Presides at council and congregational meetings, as well as prepares the meeting agenda in consultation with the Lead Pastor.

Vice-chairperson Presides at meetings when the chairperson is absent.

Secretary Keeps the minutes of the council meetings.

Treasurer / Assistant Treasurer Are entrusted with the funds of the congregation including receiving and disbursing such funds. The treasurer also makes financial reports of financial transactions.

Financial Secretary Maintains records of and issue receipts for all contributions.

Position terms range from 1 to 3 years.

Indoor - Outdoor Beautification Ministry Team

Decorate sanctury and take care of the flower beds on church grounds.


Music Ministry

Choir   Meets for practice every Saturday morning (10:30 am to 12:00 pm) from September to May. Music sung varies including hymns, gospel and cantatas. All ages are welcome and prior choir experience is not necessary. Performances occur a few times a year during worship service and at seniors’ complexes including Broadway Terrace and Pioneer Village.

Special Music Individuals or groups sing and/or play instruments at Sunday worship services and/or at Christ Lutheran’s Christmas concert. Past musicians have included Martin’s Voice, Grace Notes (women’s quartet), jazz group, Luther College High School choir and parishioners.



Mysterium Ministry Team

Mysterium is a meditative, alternative form of worship that takes place the second Friday of the month (except July and August) beginning at 8:00 pm. Involvement with this team includes one, two or all of the following: setup, facilitation and take down. Setup of the worship space involves candle lighting, prayer wall assembly, and preparing the tea lounge among other duties. Facilitation includes procession of the elements, assisting with communion, and playing the piano.


Prayer Shawl / Scarf Ministry




Property Ministry Team




Steward Ministry Team




Sunday School Ministry Team

Teachers prepare and deliver lessons based on preselected curriculum. Helpers assist teachers in the classroom. Children ages 3 to 11 are invited to participate. SS takes place during Sunday worship from September to May.


Taxi Service Ministry

Make arrangements for members to receive taxi service to Sunday worship.


Ushers

Assist with worship including handing out bulletins, collecting the offering, helping parishioners find a seat (as needed), lighting candles and guiding people for communion. Usher responsibilities commence 1/2 hour prior to the beginning of worship.


VBS Volunteers

Assist with a variety of activities such as storytelling, crafts, games, decorations, making snacks, leading/guiding the children, acting and leading music.”



Worship Assistants

Assist the pastors at Sunday worship services. Responsibilities include reading of scripture and other parts of the liturgy, giving communion, assisting in the collection of the offering and greeting parishioners as they leave the church.


Communion Servers

Serve bread and wine to parishioners at Sunday worship.