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Lectors and Chalice Bearers

This Sunday's Lessons (Year C)
(When there are multiple readings for a Sunday, choose those marked with (*).)


The current Sunday reading inserts are printed with two versions of the readings. We use "Track One".
Eucharistic ministers and lectors are communicants who serve in a ministry of the word and sacrament as lectors (readers) and/or eucharistic ministers during our worship services.

Eucharistic ministers are authorized to administer the bread and wine at eucharist when there are insufficient ordained persons present to administer communion; Chalice bearers are authorized to administer the wine. We also have two lay readers who are authorized to lead services of the word when priests are not available. These ministries are under the direct supervision of the rector. Chalice bearers, eucharistic ministers, and lay readers must be licensed by the bishop. Eucharistic visitors (EVs) are also ministries under the direct supervision of the rector and licensed by the bishop. EVs take communion directly from a Sunday service to those in the hospital or homebound. They are not authorized to take out the sacrament at any other time.

Intercessions

If you are scheduled for the intercessions, when you get to church on Sunday, retrieve the prayer notebook from the bottom shelf of the table at the back of the sanctuary (where the basket with the bulletins is) and include those prayers at the appropriate places in the form that you have choosen.

Assignments

The first lector reads the first reading and leads the congregation in the Psalm. The second lector reads the second reading and leads the prayers of the people.

Chalice Bearers

Either or both lectors might also serve as chalice bearers, or the chalice bearers might be other persons. Check the schedule to see what assignments have been made.

Substitutions

If you are unable to take your part on any Sunday, it is your responsibility to find a substitute from any of the names at the bottom of your copy of the schedule.

After you have arranged for a substitute, click the mailbox below and sent the information. This on-line schedule will be updated.

The Schedule

Liturgical
Calendar
Year A
Date 8:00 Service 10:00: 1st lesson,
Psalm, & Chalice
10:00: 2nd lesson,
Intercessions & Chalice

Lent 5 4/02 Chuck M Cindy B (Judy M)Sally H
Palm Sunday 4/09 Chuck M Connie SMarsha T
Maundy Thursday 4/13 7:00 Karen BGary T
Good Friday 4/14 12:00 Sally HBeth D
Holy Saturday 4/15 7:00 Marilyn GConnie S
Easter 4/16 Chuck M Marsha TKaren B
Easter 2 4/23 Beth D Karen BCindy B (Judy)
Easter 3 4/30 Chuck M Karen BMarsha T

Easter 4 5/07 Marilyn G Connie SSally H
Easter 5 5/14 Chuck M Karen BGary T
Easter 6 5/21 Beth D Marsha TConnie S
Easter 7 5/28 Chuck M Sally HCindy B (Judy M)

Pentecost Day 6/04 Beth D Steve BKaren B
Pentecost 1 6/11 Marilyn G Connie SGary T
Pentecost 2 6/18 Chuck M Cindy B (Judy M)Sally H
Pentecost 3 6/25 Beth D Karen BMarsha T

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