Lay Ministries

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Each parish member and each congregation has gifts and resources that can make the world more loving and more just. Need help to discern your own or your congregation’s unique mission, or to gather the people and the tools to do God’s work, or to develop partnerships in your community, or information on how to minister to others as a lay person? Here are resources that can help.


Lay Readers

Lay Readers read the word of God during congregational worship services ...
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Lay Eucharistic Visitor (LEV)

Lay Eucharistic Visitors (LEV’s) have a licensed, trained ministry of taking the word of God and the consecrated Holy Communion to those who are unable to be present at worship ...
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Stephen Ministries

Stephen Ministers are caring friends who listen, care, pray, support and encourage fellow parishioners and friends of the Christ Church Cathedral community ...
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Lay Ministries Grants

Lay Ministries Grants are available to laity for study experiences that will help to enrich the life of of congregations and the diocese ...
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Education for Ministry (EFM)

Education for Ministry (EFM) is an intensive lay ministry education program offered by the Seminary of the South at Sewanee ...
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Lay Leadership Grants

For Whom? Any lay church member who is personally involved, or planning to be involved, in a specific ministry for their congregation or the Diocese. For What? Funding assistance for ...
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