Assist the pastor in planning the order and content of worship services, and making recommendations about regular, Communion, and special seasonal services.
In consultation with the pastor, oversee preparations for baptisms and for Communion, including arranging and training Elders on how to secure and ready the elements, how to serve the elements, and how to store the elements after the service.
At the beginning of the year review usher duties, assign elders to monthly duty, and provide for their training.
Provide for the preparation of the Sanctuary for worship, including coordinating with the Presbyterian Women Flower Chair to ensure that appropriate flowers and decorations are in place and that necessary supplies are available for each ecumenical season.
At the beginning of the year assign persons to be present in the Narthex each Sunday to greet persons and answer inquiries about the church
In consultation with the pastor, arrange for communion to be served to shut-ins and those in nursing homes and hospitals, securing Elders to assist in this service.
In consultation with the pastor, advise the parish administrator in securing guest ministers, and make arrangements that the guest minister is properly welcomed and promptly paid after the service.
In coordination with the Director of Music, secure substitute and special musicians when necessary.
Serve as a means by which such groups as the Men of the Church and the Presbyterian Women can report to the Session, and help to coordinate their activities.
Develop guidelines for the conduct of weddings and funerals at the church and consult with Property Committee on rates charged to outside groups.
See that the Nursery is staffed during worship services and at other special occasions, that a roll of those present is kept, and that the nursery is kept clean and well-equipped.
See that meaningful worship experiences are provided for children and youth.
Assign Elders for monthly Communion responsibilities and provide appropriate training when needed.
Prepare a budget for worship activities, equipment, and materials to be sent to the Finance Committee.
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