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LITURGICAL MINISTRY

 

If you are interested in any of the ministries listed below, contact Lucas Tomlinson (Director of Liturgy & Music): ltomlinson@morecommunity.org or 651-227-7669 x 306.

 


ACOLYTE MINISTRY

Serve at the Altar of the Lord
This is a multi-generational ministry – grade 5 through Adult. Interested in the Ministry of Sacristan or Thurifer?
The Acolyte Ministry is where you start.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Baptized
  • Registered member of STM Church
  • Regular worship at STM
  • Participation in initial and ongoing training
  • Commitment to serve 2-4 Masses per bi-monthly ministry schedule

 


EUCHARISTIC MINISTRY/EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF COMMUNION

Blessed are those called to the Supper of the Lamb
This is a multi-generational ministry – age 16 and above with flexible scheduling according to weekly, monthly and seasonal needs.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Fully Initiated into the Roman Catholic Church (baptized & confirmed)
  • Registered Member of STM Church
  • Regular worship at STM Church
  • Participation in initial and ongoing training
  • Commitment to serve 2-4 Masses per bi-monthly ministry schedule

 


LECTOR MINISTRY

Proclaim the Word of God in the midst of the Assembly
This is a multi-generational ministry – grade 5 through adult.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Baptized
  • Registered Member of STM Church
  • Regular worship at STM Church
  • Participation in initial and ongoing training
  • Skill in Proclamation of the Word
  • Commitment to serve 2-3 Masses per bi-monthly ministry schedule

 


USHER MINISTRY

Serving the Liturgy “Behind the Scenes”
All ages are welcome to engage in age appropriate tasks.

We have a variety of straightforward, essential chores that need your help:

  • Hymnal / Pew Maintenance
  • Altar Linens
  • Acolyte Robes
  • Polishing Brass
  • Votive Candles
  • Holy Water Fonts
  • Worship Orders
  • Seasonal Environment
  • Maintenance of Sanctuary Plants & Flowers
  • Heavenly Housekeepers

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Regular worship at STM Church
  • Participation in Initial training
  • Coordination/Collaboration with other “Support Team” members
  • Commitment to performing tasks with minimum supervision in adherence to established schedule

 

 


USING THE PRO MINISTRY SCHEDULER APP


Thank you for sharing your gifts as a liturgical minister here at St. Thomas More! You can view and make changes to your schedule and preferences online at this link or by downloading the Ministry Scheduler Pro app to your smart phone.

Some tips as we roll out this new system: To login you can use the username and password which you received from liturgyschedule@morecommunity.org. Once you have logged-in you change your username and password in your profile settings. The system allows you to check your schedule, update your schedule, and view the full schedule.

QUESTIONS? 

Just watch this short video or refer to the information in this printable guide. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at liturgyschedule@morecommunity.org. Thanks again for serving as a Eucharistic Minister, Lector, Altar Server, Sacristan, Cantor and Minister of Hospitality at St. Thomas More and for facilitating beautiful liturgies!

 

 

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