Altar Servers | Saint Elijah

Jan 15, 2020

Join Our Altar Servers Ministry at Central Baptist Church

Welcome to the Altar Servers page at Saint Elijah, a community within Central Baptist Church. As an integral part of our church family, we invite you to become an altar server and take on a special role in serving God and spreading His message.

Why Become an Altar Server?

Being an altar server is a unique opportunity to grow in faith, serve others, and develop a deeper connection with God. Whether you are a seasoned church-goer or new to the faith, this ministry allows you to actively participate in the liturgical celebrations and contribute to the spiritual life of our community.

Responsibilities of Altar Servers

Altar servers play a vital role during church services and assist the clergy in various ways. Here are some of the responsibilities they undertake:

  • Prepare the altar for Mass and other liturgical celebrations
  • Carry the processional cross, candles, and incense
  • Assist with the presentation of the gifts
  • Assist the priest during the Eucharistic celebration
  • Help maintain the overall order and reverence during worship

Requirements to Become an Altar Server

We welcome individuals of all ages who feel called to serve as altar servers. The requirements to become an altar server at Saint Elijah are:

  • Must be a member of Central Baptist Church and actively attending services
  • Have received the sacrament of First Holy Communion
  • Commitment to regular attendance and punctuality
  • Participation in training sessions, where we will provide guidance on the duties and procedures

Benefits of Serving as an Altar Server

Being an altar server is more than just fulfilling a roleโ€”it is an enriching experience that offers numerous benefits:

  • Spiritual Growth: Serving at the altar allows you to deepen your spiritual connection and enhance your understanding of the Catholic faith.
  • Community Engagement: Joining the altar servers ministry helps you become an active member of our community, fostering friendships and a sense of belonging.
  • Leadership Development: Altar servers develop valuable leadership skills as they assist during Mass and become exemplary role models for others.
  • Active Participation: As an altar server, you actively participate in the liturgical celebrations, contributing to the beauty and solemnity of our worship.

How to Join the Altar Servers Ministry

If you are interested in joining our altar servers ministry or have any questions, we encourage you to reach out to our dedicated team. They will provide you with all the necessary information and guide you through the process.

We look forward to having you as part of our altar servers ministry at Saint Elijah, Central Baptist Church's vibrant community of faith!

Jon Blatchford
Great opportunity to serve ๐Ÿ™Œ Join us and make a difference! ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ‘
Nov 8, 2023
Sally Seegers
Interested in serving? Join!
Oct 12, 2023