ltar Guild---Members of the Altar Guild prepare the sanctuary for worship and care for the altar vessels and hangings and the clerical vestments. Training for this ministry enables volunteers to join the various service teams for altar care.
Christian Education---Sunday School for small children, ages 3 - 8, is offered on Sundays at 10 a.m. during the school year. Adult study is part of the Monday afternoon and Wednesday evening worship services.
Communications---The weekly service bulletin outlines the worship service and provides timely community announcements. Contact the church office with additions to the announcements. The parish newsletter, the Chimes and Times, offers a broad introduction to programs and opportunities for service through the parish. Contributions, by e-mail or hard copy are welcome through the church office.
Episcopal Church Women (Women of St. Andrew's (WoSA)/St. Martha’s)
Episcopal Church Women (ECW), WoSA/St. Martha’s meets on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.. Each meeting features a guest speaker and participation in the outreach ministries of the congregation.
Oasis Ministry---Oasis Ministry of the Diocese of New Jersey seeks to foster welcoming and safe environments for persons suffering discrimination due to their sexual or gender expression. In March 2010, Trinity, Vineland, became a Welcoming Congregation with OasisNJ. Through the consolidation of Trinity with St. Andrew’s in 2014, Church of the Resurrection carries the Welcoming Congregation designation. Through this ministry, the congregation offers welcome to the GLBTQ community and to any persons looking for a faith they can live with. If you would like further information, please contact the church office.
Prayer List---The prayer list is updated and included weekly in the service bulletin for pubic and private prayer. Contact the church office with prayer requests to be included.
The Red Wagon---The food panty invites your contributions of non-perishable food items and hygiene products. Everyone is welcome to participate in this ministry through contributions and prayers. Each week during the worship service, the collected items are gathered in the Red Wagon and brought forward by the children to be blessed as an offering for outreach in the neighborhood.
Worship Service Leaders---Acolytes are trained to assist worship leaders during the services. This ministry is open to both children and adults.
Lectors assist during the worship services by reading the Scripture lessons and offering the congregational prayers.
Several organizations meet at St. Andrew’s, Bridgeton, and Trinity, Vineland, on a regular basis.
Weekly Scheduled Community Programs:
In Vineland, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings
Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat, 12 noon
Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, 7 pm
In Bridgeton, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings
Wed, 10 am & 7 pm
Thurs, 10 am & 7:30 pm
Sat, 7 pm
In Bridgeton, Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings
Tues, 12noon & 7:30 pm
Thurs, 12:30 pm
Fri, 10 am
Sun, 10 am
Associated Ministries in Bridgeton
Iglesia Cristiana El Poder Tranformador
Mon, Tues, Thurs, 7-9pm
The parish hall of St. Andrew’s, Bridgeton, is available to the community for rental. Please contact the church office for further information.