The support, leadership, and prayers of our community breathe life into the work and ministry of the Chapel. We are grateful for everyone who shapes this ministry, whether it is assisting with weekly worship, helping with hospitality, or volunteering during the week at the A-Frame.
If you are interested in getting more involved at St Augustine’s Episcopal Chapel, we encourage you to look over the opportunities below.
Prepare the altar and sacraments at Benton Chapel each week. To inquire about helping the Altar Guild, please email Altar Guild at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Providing flowers to go on the altar for a Sunday service as a memorial, honorarium, or in service to the church - email Martha Farabee at email@example.com.
The Bread Guild bakes bread for the 9:30am Sunday morning Eucharist at Benton Chapel, as well as other communion services. For more information or to volunteer, email Bread Guild at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday Morning Greeters
Being a greeter is a great way to connect with people. You sort/stuff bulletins and welcome folks at Benton Chapel Sunday mornings (8:50 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.). To volunteer, email Greeters at email@example.com.
Lay Leadership (Readers, Cantors, Chalice Bearers, Presenters & Shepherds)
Are you interested in assisting with the Sunday service at Benton Chapel? Our lay leaders are responsible for reading the Scripture lesson, leading Prayers of the People, being a chalice bearer, or guiding the community during communion. For more information or to volunteer, email Lay Leaders at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Ushers are responsible for inviting the community pew-by-pew to the front of the sanctuary for communion. For more information or to volunteer, email Ushers at email@example.com.
Audio and Live Streaming
Interested in helping people hear the word? Join our volunteer sound crew that helps everyone actually hear the service. From running the soundboard during the service, to broadcasting the livestream on YouTube, to recording and editing the podcast for later playback, the sound crew helps spread the word. Email Newell Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about how to volunteer.
We host several events throughout the year and welcome help with set up, clean up, promotion, food, etc. To help, please email Susan Ferguson at email@example.com.
The chapel is a busy place and there is always much to do in the way of maintenance and office work. If you are interested in organizing storage closets, answering phones, preparing materials for the various ministries, etc. Please email Jes Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Calling all green thumbs! Help us keep the grounds of the A-Frame beautiful and weed-free. To help, email Jes Williams at email@example.com.
Occasionally, our building needs repair. If you are interested learning more about way you can help keep the A-Frame it in tip-top shape, email Jes Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org.