Worship and Spiritual Formation Committee

Mission

To provide an environment for individuals to experience the means of grace through the Word, the sacraments and prayer 

Committee Chair

Kay Raley 

Responsibilities

Worship

  1. Work with the Pastor to ensure a worshipful experience at all worship services

  2. Use Music Ministry to evoke a worshipful atmosphere

  3. Obtain pulpit supply pastors as needed

  4. Schedule ushers

  5. Maintain the integrity of the sanctuary

    1. Organize Bibles, Hymnbooks, etc., located in the pews

    2. Replenish oil in candles on the Communion table weekly

    3. Provide flowers and/or decorations for special occasions

    4. Provide worship aids for special services, including the Welcome Center when appropriate

    5. Order W&SF supplies on an ongoing basis as needed

  6. Oversee Audio / Visual Booth

  7. Write / provide instructions and / or guidelines as needed pertaining to W&SF

    1. Usher Guidelines for worship including evacuation procedures

    2. Communion Server instructions

    3. Use of Prayer Room and Wall of Crosses

Spiritual Formation

  • Develop spiritual formation by means of prayer and ministry

    1. Prayer vigils
    2. Community of Hope Lay Chaplains

Administration

  1. Annual Performance Reviews and Contracts of the music staff

  2. Administer the Funeral Policy

  3. Administer the Wedding Policy

  4. Prepare & recommend an annual budget for the above activities and responsibility administer the budget as approved 

Policies and Procedures

  1. Wedding Policy

  2. Funeral Policy

  3. Flowers for the Sanctuary

  4. Usher Procedures

  5. AV Booth Procedures

  6. Communion Service Procedures

  7. Prayer Room

  8. Wall of Crosses

Programs and Events

Special Worship Services

  1. Advent services

  2. Christmas Eve service

  3. Lenten Wednesday Soup Supper and service

  4. Easter and Holy Week services

  5. Pentecost

  6. Choir Cantatas

  7. Baptisms

  8. High school and college graduates Sunday

  9. Weddings

  10. Funerals and memorial services

  11. Mothers’ Day

  12. Fathers’ Day

  13. Independence Day

  14. Stewardship Sunday

  15. Girl Scouts Sunday

  16. Youth-led service

Programs

  • Community of Hope Lay Chaplains