Our Ministries at St. Timothy's
Purpose: to offer opportunities to be transformed by the living Christ through the study of Scripture, history and tradition, liturgy, prayer and other spiritual disciplines until our vision, thoughts, words and actions, individually and corporately, embody Christ.
The Rev. Liz Parker, Team Leader
Sunday Morning Formation for children, youth and adults offers opportunities for study and growth, either as a student or as a peer mentor, teacher or catechist.
Inquiry Class - For those who are new to the Episcopal Church, Inquiry is a place to learn more, a place of welcome, asking questions and discerning God's call. Meets for six to eight Sundays from 09:40 AM to 10:30 AM in the rector's study. Just come...no pre-registration is needed.
Soundings Class is for people who are interested in learning more about the Episcopal Church. This class prepares people to be baptized and confirmed or received into the Episcopal Church.
Communion Meditations and Retreat are designed to deepen the children's enjoyment of the Eucharist. This program is offered every other year to second and third graders.
Small Group Ministry provides opportunities for prayer, Bible study and spiritual growth in groups of no more than ten.
Purpose: to empower the congregation in the shared responsibility to welcome and invite people to become a part of the community of God here at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church.
Clyde Neal, Team Leader
First Sunday is a one time orientation class for individuals new or returning to St. Timothy's. It is held in the library on the first Sunday of each month.
Greeters welcome newcomers at each worship service.
Newcomers Ministry assists with the Inquiry Classes and the assimilation of newcomers into the life of the parish.
Publicity provides public information of parish events.
Purpose: to plan, coordinate, and oversee activities and special events that promote and encourage the nourishment of parish community in Christian fellowship.
Amelia Poore-Bone, Team Leader
Coffee Hour is a time for fellowship and refreshments in the parish hall each Sunday beginning at 8:30 am. and continuing until after the 10:45 a.m. service.
The Brown Bag Bunch is a group of people over 50 years of age that meet once a month for lunch and fellowship
Members and Ministry (M&M)
Purpose: to coordinate St. Timothy's efforts to enable members to get connected, stay connected, and do ministry.
Lela Seay, Team Leader
Communications coordiantes the parish newsletter and web site.
Purpose: to respond to the Christian imperative that the hungry be fed, the naked clothed, the homeless housed, and that others who are less fortunate share in the Good News of the Gospel.
Anne Bartlett, Team leader
Fix-it Ministry does minor repairs to homes of those unable to make the repairs themselves.
Angel Tree and CPS Gift Programs provide food and gifts for families in need at Christmas.
Living Nativity is an outdoor reenactment of the manger scene at Christmas time.
The Hall is the after school program for intermediate age students.
Brotherhood of St. Andrew meets every other week for breakfast and Bible Study or an inspirational speaker.
Purpose: to seek, through prayer and service, to bring comfort, healing, and support to fellow parishioners.
Rachel Wilbanks, Team Leader
Daughters of the King are women committed to prayer and service.
E-Prayer Circle offers prayers of need or thanksgiving using e-mail for anyone requesting them.
Flower Delivery gives joy to people with flowers from the altar after church.
Friendship Guild supplies a meal to people with special needs caused by unusual circumstances.
Grace Group is a small group which looks at old wounds that may be causing present day problems.
Greeting Card Ministry remembers our members birthdays and anniversaries and lets them know we're thinking of them if they're under the weather.
Healing Prayer Group prays for healing for anyone who requests it and continues to study and promote methods of healing prayer.
Transportation helps people, otherwise unable, to get to church or a doctor's appointment.
Purpose: to assist the Rector in shaping transformative worship services which contribute to restoring our unity with God and one another in Christ. Through our worship together, we not only receive joyfully the Word of God and the bread of life, but are also inspired to share these gifts with our neighbors.
The Rev. Mart Crawford, Interim Rector
Acolytes carry the cross and the candles, and assist the priest in the worship.
Altar Guild prepares the altar.
Ushers distribute the worship leaflets and assist the worshipers.
Lectors read the Bible lessons at the worship service.
Chalicers administer the wine at the Eucharist.
Eucharistic Visitors to the Ill or Infirm take the bread and wine to those unable to attend church.
Music Ministry provides music for the worship services and includes the Children's Choir (grades K-6), the Joiful Noyse (grades 7-adult), the Senior Choir and the Handchime Choir.
Purpose: to mentor youth to enable them to live into the Baptismal Covenant, to develop Christian community that is a sanctuary for youth, to integrate all youth into the full life of the parish, and to support our families as the center of spiritual formation for youth.
Stephanie Townes - Youth Minister, Team Leader
Chris Weis, Parish Council Representative
EYC (Episcopal Youth Community) meets every Sunday evening at 4:00 p.m. for fellowship, fun and Bible study. Summer activities include spiritual retreats, mission trips and WAC (Wednesdays at Church).
All baptized persons are called to ministry. St. Timothy's offers a variety of opportunities to respond to that call.
St. Timothy's Parish Council, composed of leaders of eight ministry teams and a Vestry Liaison, is a means for the organization and functioning of our common life. Parish Council plans, coordinates, and evaluates parish ministries, activities, and events in light of the parish mission and goals.
Please click here for the Parish Council Overview.