Apple Valley, MN
WHO ARE JOYFUL SERVANTS?
ONE of the exciting ways to participate at Christus Victor is through Joyful Servants, the opportunity to provide service to our Lord through preparation and involvement in the weekly worship services.
Coffee Preparation and Clean Up
Communion & Sanctuary Preparation
Communion Clean Up
Acolytes: Receive training in 5th Grade during their preparation for Communion. Anyone, any age, may serve as Acolyte for Worship.
Coffee Preparation and Clean Up: Hospitality has provided DETAILED instructions in a 3-ring binder for coffee/treats set up and clean-up
Communion Assistants: To look in the eyes of fellow CV family members and offer them the Body (“The Body of Christ given for you.”) and Blood (“The Blood of Christ shed for you.”) of Jesus Christ is a wonderful feeling
Instructions for Sanctuary/Communion set up and clean up are on the wall in the Sacristy. Set up for each Sunday is usually done Saturday, which includes setting up Communion service, replacing eternal candle and straightening and replenishing supplies in the pew racks (usually takes 1-2 hours for one person – LESS TIME for more than one). This can also be a family activity!
Greeters: have wonderful opportunities to help fellow members, welcome visitors or simply answer questions.
Lectors: Lectors read the assigned scripture verses from the lectern (please sit up front so you can come forward in a timely manner). A full copy of the readings will be emailed to the person who signed up to serve as Lector and a printed copy will be on the lectern for Sunday.
Nursery: service is coordinated by a paid-staff attendant and at least one assistant is needed.
Ushers: Be the greeter at the Sanctuary doors, hand out bulletins, collect the offertory, direct members for communion. Instructions Books are in the cabinet at the back of the Sanctuary
Screen: Operate the screen during worship services. Training is provided for the software and hardware. A great opportunity to be creative and high-tech!