Volunteer Ministry Opportunities
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If you are not already involved, would you care to be a participating partner in the vast variety of work that goes on at St. John’s each week?

Acolytes, Lectors and Chalice Bearers
This is an opportunity to truly assist in leading Worship at services.
Training for these tasks is available by contacting Mother Mary, mothermarystjohns@gmail.com

Altar Guild
Ever wonder how all those flowers get on the Altar or how the silver stays so shiny?
Join the Altar Guild and they will happily share trade secrets!
Contact Carol White, carolwhite432@gmail.com

Buildings & Grounds
Whether it’s property clean up, painting, small repairs or architectural design that captures your imagination, we have a tool with your name on it! Contact Linda Spione, spionelinda@gmail.com

Enjoy singing? Play an instrument?
Come and join our little group, swell the crowd, make a joyful noise and heighten the worship experience of your fellow parishioners.
Contact Colette Hebert, Colette.hebert@gmail.com

Coffee Hour
Hosting coffee hour at St. John’s is both an easy and rewarding task.
Celebrate a special family occasion by sharing the goodness with your parish family.
Contact Christopher Fasulo, office@stjohnspleasantville.com

Community Garden
Digging in dirt and making things grow more to your liking?
Join us in the Pleasantville Community Garden to plant, nurture, and harvest fresh, organic vegetables for local Food Pantries.
Contact info@pvillegarden.org or sign up on our website: www.pvillegarden.org

Counting Team    
Teams of two meet either after church on Sunday or on Monday or Tuesday morning to count and record donations to St. John’s.
Contact Lynn Russell, Lynnbrussell7@gmail.com

Fundraising takes many forms and organizing and coordinating our events effectively requires help.
Contact Matt Ruvo, mattrsunset@yahoo.com

Grant writing
Does researching and writing grants from the comfort of your own home interest you?
Contact Beth DeVito, bethdevito@hotmail.com

Hospitality Committee
Do you love a party!? Then this committee is for you!
Planning and executing special social events at St. John’s.
Contact Beth DeVito, bethdevito@hotmail.com

Teaching the broad concepts of what the Episcopal Church considers to be Stewardship is a daunting task and takes a variety skill sets.
It requires public speaking, clear concise writing, teaching skills, organization, and event planning.
It takes a team to tackle the task!
Contact Garrick Hoadley, gshoadley@msn.com

Sunday School
Our Sunday School is divided into 6 week modules to make teaching a manageable commitment.
All adults are invited and encouraged to take turns teaching our children the Good News of Jesus Christ.
Contact Elaina Vietz, elainavietz@gmail.com

Helping people get settled in on Sunday mornings, handing out bulletins, requesting “Thank you prayers,” welcoming newcomers and recording their names, asking them to sign the guest book, giving directions to the rest room, handing kids “Junior Papers” and crayons or soft books if they prefer, and most of all, being friendly and welcoming. This is all it takes to be an Usher!
Contact Lynn Brussell, Lynnbrussell7@gmail.com

The Vestry at St. John’s is the governing board that wrestles with our strategic planning, our finances, and our visioning for the future.
Vestry seats are an elected office and vestry members serve three year terms.
Members may serve two consecutive terms.
The Vestry nominates candidates, who are presented to the Parish for election at the annual meeting in February.
It is hoped that all Parish members will take the opportunity to serve on Vestry for at least one term during their years here.
Contact Mother Mary if you have questions or would consider running for Vestry in the future, mothermarystjohns@gmail.com

Wardens are the chief officers of the Parish.
They serve two year terms in office and may serve two consecutive terms.
The Warden is the Business Agent for the parish.
The Warden oversees all matters pertaining to our physical campus and the groups that utilize/rent our space, with the assistance of the Parish Administrator and the Building and Grounds Committee.
The Vestry nominates individuals for these positions to be voted on by the Parish as a whole at our annual meeting each February.
Candidates for Wardens must have served on the Vestry in order to be eligible.