Ministries

Next Service:

Altar 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 younger children, ages 3 - 12, is offered as part of the Sunday worship at 10 a.m.  Older children and adults are invited to participate in worship as Worship Service Leaders.  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.  Weekly e-announcements are available by subscription through the church office.  The bi-monthly 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 (ECW) meets on the second Monday  of each month at 6 p.m. at the Bridgeton location. The group coordinates fellowship and service opportunities in and beyond the parish.  Membership in ECW is open to women of all ages.

 

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.

Coffee Hour Hosts prepare refreshments for the fellowship time, following the Sunday worship service.

Lectors assist during the worship services by reading the Scripture lessons and offering the congregational prayers.

Ushers welcome worshippers, provide service bulletins, and assist members of the congregation during the service.

 

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

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

Sun, 7-9pm

Mon, Tues, Thurs, 7-9pm

 

Palabra de Vida/Word of Life

Sun, 11am

Wed, 7pm

 

The parish hall of St. Andrew’s, Bridgeton, is available to the community for rental.  Please contact the church office for further information.