Worship Ministries

Acolyte MinistryAssists the clergy to provide a solemn and meaningful worship experience.  Contact: Carla Livesey, 865-966-2345, carla234000@gmail.com

Altar Guild Ministry – Prepares the alter and its vestments for Holy Eucharist and other services.   Contact: Patty Chase, 865-524-0551, powellchase@yahoo.com; Bea Emory, 865-687-2082, beaemory@att.net; SuAnne Cobb, 865-556-7161, suannecobb@gmail.com

Eucharistic Ministers Ministry – Provides assistance to the clergy in administering the sacraments during Holy Eucharist.  Contact: Cynthia Thornburg, 865-689-8843, cynthia.thornburg1@gmail.com

Flower Guild Ministry – Arranges the flowers for all services and celebrations throughout the year. Contact: Linda Denton, 865-592-7880, lindadenton09@comcast.net

Lay Readers Ministry – Provides thoughtful reading of scriptures and prayers during evening prayers, and other services. More information at THIS LINK.

Lectors and Intercessors Ministry – Provides thoughtful reading of scriptures and prayers during Holy Eucharist and other services.  Contact: Pam Strickland, 865-386-0805, pamstrickland@mac.com.com

Music Ministry – Enhances the worship experience with instrumental and choral music during Holy Eucharist services and other special occasions. For additional information, CLICK HERE.

Sound System Ministry – Provides technical expertise in operating and troubleshooting audio equipment and creating audio recordings.  Contact: Alex Haralson, 865-384-2094, alex.haralson@gmail.com

Usher Ministry – Welcomes worshipers, distributes service sheets, collects the offering, and provides physical assistance to parishioners when needed during church services.   Contact: Hoyt Canady, 865-385-9826, canady4@bellsouth.net

Wedding and Blessing Guild Ministry – Assists the clergy and wedding party members in rehearsing and conducting weddings.  Contact: Mary Passmore, 540-239-8511, vtmaryhunter@gmail.com

Worship Ministry – Provides Holy Eucharist Services, Evening Prayer Services, and Healing Services.  Contact:  Fr. John Mark Wiggers, 865-523-5687, jwiggers@stjamesknox.org