Find Your Ministry

 

Our church has many opportunities to get involved. These opportunities range from fun and exciting social activities to pastoral and spiritual support. For more information, contact the representatives listed with each ministry.  Additionally, you can find more information about our Liturgical, Outreach, or Pastoral Care opportunities by visiting their pages under “Ministries”.

Take a look and find your ministry!

 

Acolytes – acolytes assist in leading worship as crucifers, torchbearers, Gospel carriers, and banner carriers. They serve at the 10:30 AM Sunday service and other special worship services throughout the year. This group is open to all ages.

Laura Reeves – 910-705-9025  verger2@holytrinityfay.org

 

Adult Christian Education – Adult Christian Education meets regularly in the Parish Hall on Sunday mornings from 9:30 – 10:15 AM during the academic school year. They are always looking for new leaders/topics.

Edward Lowe – 774-258-2257  associaterector@holytrinityfay.org

 

Altar Guild – Altar Guild is a team sport! Each team covers one Sunday a month and meets on Saturday morning to prepare the altar for Sunday services.  They also prepare the sanctuary for special services and have wonderful flower arrangers. In addition, members update the ring with seasonal hangings.

Jane Horrocks – 910-494-7459  horrocksjane@gmail.com

 

Bereavement – this committee assists families in making arrangements for a reception following a funeral.

Scott Hancox – 910-391-2041  hancox717@aol.com

 

Bread Baking Group – this devoted group gathers monthly on a Saturday afternoon to bake the wheat wafers served at Sunday services.

Roya Taheri – 910-964-3911  taheriroya@hotmail.com

 

Bridge – the purpose of this ministry is to promote fellowship while playing “party bridge” once a month (2nd Saturday evenings during the academic school year) at a member’s home. The hostess for the month provides beverages, light snacks, and a dessert.  There are two potluck dinners:  Christmas and the end of the season. New bridge players are welcome!

Karen Rogers – 937-645-0900  karogers720@gmail.com

 

Brotherhood of St. Andrew – this men’s group gathers every Thursday at 7:00 AM in the Parish Hall for prayer breakfast.

Scott Hancox – 910-860-3434  hancox717@aol.com

 

CARE Clinic Meals – this committee provides a meal for 25 CARE Clinic volunteers and staff one evening a month during evening clinic hours.

Heather Glidden – 910-916-9904  glidden.hm@gmail.com

 

Children’s Choir – the children’s choir practices every Sunday after the 10:30 AM service during the academic school year. Ages 4-5 meet from 11:45 AM-12:05 PM and ages 6-5th grade meet from 11:55 AM-12:25 PM. They perform seasonally at the 10:30 AM service.

Jae Won Kim – 513-258-3313  musicminister@holytrinityfay.org

 

Children’s Church – children process out during the Gloria and are brought back to join their family during the Peace. Children’s church is for children 4 years of age – 5th grade.  During children’s church, the children listen to a story and sing songs.

Jordan Capps – 910-223-1381  jordicapps@icloud.com

 

Children’s Ministry – the goal of this committee is to create an environment where children feel safe and loved so that as they grow, their positive memories of their experiences in church will bring them back as adults. Some activities include the Christmas Pageant (4 PM on Christmas Eve), Blessing of the Backpacks, All Saint’s Procession, Pancake Supper and activities around Easter.

Jordan Capps – 910-223-1381  jordicapps@icloud.com

 

Choir – the choir meets on Wednesday nights at 7 PM. During the academic school year, they sing every Sunday at the 10:30 service.

Jae Won Kim – 513-258-3313  musicminister@holytrinityfay.org

 

Coffee Hour coffee hour is every Sunday after the 10:30 AM service. There are approximately 25-40 hosts and hosts serve once every 6 months. Duties are simply putting the supplied cookies that are kept in the pantry (or anything you wish to provide such as fruit or veggie snacks) and beverages (coffee, lemonade and water) out on the table in the Parish Hall.

Jim Thomas – 910-964-1631  bthomas659@aol.com

 

College and Boarding Student Support students receive care packages prior to their winter and spring exams.  Holy Trinity parishioners provide items for care packages and write notes of encouragement for those students who are away from home.  Edie Binkley – 910-309-9565  edieolive@gmail.com

 

Cursillo – Cursillo is a 3-day weekend that provides an opportunity to grow in faith and spirituality.  It is a fun-filled weekend that provides an environment in which you experience the reality of the gift of God’s love through shared prayer, individual meditation, worship, study, fellowship, laughter, and unconditional love.  The Cursillo community provides strength and support to each other as we grow in faith and in developing our unique gifts of ministry.  Cursillo weekends are held at Trinity Center the last weekend in April and the first weekend in November.

Carla and Rob Richardson – 910-484-3325  kamaaina33@earthlink.net

 

Daughters of the King – Daughters of the King is a group of women who desire a closer walk with Jesus Christ and to make him known to others.  They meet monthly for prayer, support and companionship. Their motto is “Prayer, Service and Evangelism”. Daughters of the King have a 12-week training session and a time of discernment before members are inducted.

Martha Brown – 910-551-6236  fayettevillebrown@gmail.com

 

Education for Ministry (EFM) – this is a 4-year program offered through Sewanee. It is designed for Episcopalians and meets at St. Pauls in the Pines. They meet on Sunday afternoons for 2.5 hours for 36 weeks/year. It is sometimes called “Seminary for the Not-Ordained.”

Carla and Rob Richardson – 910-484-3325  kamaaina33@earthlink.net

 

Episcopal Relief & Development – Episcopal Relief & Development works with Church partners and other local organizations to save lives and transform communities worldwide. This committee makes information about this group available and encourages us to give in as many ways as possible.

Nancy Broadwell – 910-867-0911  nbroadwell33@gmail.com

 

Flowers – flowers in the sanctuary are arranged by parishioners every week.  If you would like to sponsor a week for thanksgiving, in memory of or in honor of someone, please contact the church office.

Jane Horrocks – 910-494-7459

 

Food Pantry – the food pantry is open Monday-Thursday from 11 AM – 2 PM. Volunteers shop, bag and distribute the food.

Sharon Robertson – 910-483-1372  blueseawitch@aol.com

 

Greeters – there are 2 greeters assigned to each 10:30 AM Sunday service. They are to arrive at 10 AM, introduce themselves and welcome individuals they do not know. Greeters are usually assigned to greet 6-8 times/year.

Bette Scott – 910-308-4350  jlste@embarqmail.com

 

Guardian Angels – during Lent, all youth in grades 6-12 are anonymously paired with an adult volunteer. From Ash Wednesday until Palm Sunday, adult volunteers commit to praying for their assigned youth and sending them weekly notes of encouragement. On Palm Sunday, there is a dinner in which the adults reveal themselves to the youth.

Edward Lowe – 774-258-2257  associaterector@holytrinityfay.org

 

Handbell Choir – the handbell choir meets at 6 PM on Wednesdays and performs seasonally at the 10:30 service.

Jae Won Kim – 513-258-3313  musicminister@holytrinityfay.org

 

Intercessory Prayer Group (IPG) – the IPG maintains the parish Prayer List. Over 30 members pray daily for the people on the list. There are no meetings and they communicate by email.

Alice and Richard Bull – 910-482-0704  bullr@earthlink.net

 

Labyrinth – labyrinth walks take place during the evening, the first Thursday of the month, unless there are other events scheduled in the church. There are facilitator volunteers who take turns based on availability to open and close the church for the walks as well as answer any questions people may have about walking the labyrinth or even about Holy Trinity. There are no regular meetings except meeting at the walks. Most communications are via email or text message.

Tara Bartal – 910-568-1063  verger3@holytrinityfay.org

 

Lay Eucharistic Visitors – this group brings Holy Eucharist to those who are unable to attend church.

Louise Hall – 910-574-2804  fasolt1@earthlink.net

 

Lay Readers 8:30 and 10:30 AM – lay readers read the readings and the Prayers of the People.

Ellen Hancox (8:30) – 910-978-3553  ellen.b.hancox@nccourts.org

Tara Bartal (10:30) – 910-568-1063  verger3@holytrinityfay.org

 

Margaret Willis Elementary School – this is a partnership between Holy Trinity and Margaret Willis Elementary School. There is a planning committee that meets only as needed. The social worker at the school works closely with the committee to identify ways Holy Trinity can support the teachers and students.

Johanna Thoma – 207-272-2374  jmariposas@hotmail.com

 

May Fair Yard Sale – May Fair is held once a year on the 1st Saturday in May. Meetings occur February – May. The money raised goes towards outreach ministries.

Jim Thomas – 910-860-3986  bthomas659@aol.com

Mary Russell – 910-527-1466  rburgertruck@gmail.com

 

Meal Ministry – this is an online sign-up for meal delivery to assist parishioners – new baby, post-surgery and times of need.

Hallie Bartlett – 910-494-2075  hallie0426@yahoo.com

 

Military Support – Holy Trinity Episcopal Church is the spiritual home for many members in or affiliated with the military. Their involvement in the church does not end when they are called to serve, and it is the intent of this ministry to ensure they know the Holy Trinity family is prepared to assist in any way possible.

Roscoe Annas 301-526-6099  roscoe.annas@gmail.com

 

Newcomers – this committee welcomes newcomers and visitors.  The committee hosts 2 newcomer gatherings throughout the year. There is no set meeting time.

Sarah Moorman 910-977-1376  moorman1425@gmail.com

 

Operation Inasmuch Breakfast – the first Thursday of every other month this group assists with serving breakfast to the homeless.

Julia Snellgroves – 910-850-2003  jsnelly@aol.com

 

Panera Bread Ministry – every Sunday evening parishioners pick up all the bread that Panera has not sold during the day. On Monday mornings, the bread is delivered to Operation Inasmuch on Hillsborough Street.

Carla Richardson – 910-484-3325  kamaaina33@earthlink.net

 

Parish Weekend at the Beach – beach weekend is a family event and is held every Memorial Day Weekend at Trinity Center.  Planning usually starts in late January.

Amy St. Peter  910-977-6141  luv2gab@nc.rr.com

Beth Early – 910-481-0806  earlybergs@aol.com

 

Pastoral Care this committee’s goal is to nurture members of our Holy Trinity Family.  The parish is encouraged to leave pastoral care requests in the locked pastoral care box located in the Parish Hall, in addition to contacting clergy, Vestry reps and the parish administrator. Team members visit parishioners in need on a regular basis and send cards to shut-ins. They help maintain communication between the church and members who are not able to attend church.

Dane Reid – 910-864-5564  danecorr@gmail.com

Amy St. Peter – 910-910-977-6141  luv2gab@nc.rr.com

 

Prayer Shawls – this committee meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month in the parlor from 7 to 8:30 pm for fellowship, prayer and knitting/crocheting. We also meet “as needed” to bless shawls before giving them to a parishioner or person in need of a shawl.

Judy Philbrook – 910-488-4070  judynp88@nc.rr.com

 

Receptions – this group comes together and facilitates special coffee hours (All Saints Day, Advent, Easter, etc.), bishop and speaker receptions. This group coordinates room set-up, clean-up, and showing hospitality during the reception. They meet on an “as needed” basis.

Linda Smith – 413-522-1803  bryanie@aol.com

 

The Mod Squad – this group of women meet periodically for fun and fellowship. Spouses/partners will occasionally be included.

Sarah Moorman 910-977-1376  moorman1425@gmail.com

Transportation – this committee is made up of volunteers who are willing to provide transportation for those who for whatever reason are not able to drive to doctor’s appointments, church, grocery store, etc.

Nancy Broadwell – 910-867-0911  nbroadwell33@gmail.com

 

United Thank Offering (UTO) – UTO is a ministry to promote thankfulness. The United Thank Offering awards grants for projects that address human needs and help alleviate poverty, both domestically and internationally in the Episcopal Church. Holy Trinity collects monies for this project once a year in the spring.

Martha Clark – 910-485-2228  walterandmartha@aol.com

 

Ushers, 8 AM – with a Christian attitude, ushers meet and greet the people as they arrive. Generally, ushers serve 1-2 times per quarter at the 8 AM Sunday service.

Ellen Hancox 910-978-3553  ellen.b.hancox@nccourts.org

 

Ushers, 10:30 AM – generally usher 2 times per quarter at the 10:30 AM Sunday service and occasionally at funerals.

Jim Thomas – 910-860-3986  bthomas659@aol.com

 

Vacation Bible School – vacation bible school is held in the summer and is for children 4 years of age – 5th grade. The format varies from year to year.

Hallie Bartlett – 910-494-2075  hallie0426@yahoo.com

 

Women’s Connection – Women’s Connection is a holy village for young women seeking community, support and spiritual nourishment.

Lacy Kells – 910-309-3726  lacykells@gmail.com

 

Youth – there are two main youth ministry opportunities. Club 456 is composed of older elementary school students and younger middle school students (4-5-6 referring to grade in school). This group meets once monthly after church from 12:00pm-1:30pm during the academic year. The Youth Group (grades 7-12) meets on Sunday evenings from 4-6pm at Holy Trinity during the academic year. These groups meet for fellowship, scripture studies, and theological education through fun and engaging activities including but not limited to pizza parties, movie nights, service trips, and ice cream!

Edward Lowe – 774-258-2257  associaterector@holytrinityfay.org