Ministry Description:

The Lector proclaims the Word of God during worship

Position Requirements:

  • Must be a committed member of St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church and faithful in Sunday attendance
  • Must attend Lector orientation prior to beginning this ministry
  • Must speak clearly and with sufficient strength to be heard
  • Must be comfortable with public speaking
  • Must have access to the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible
  • Must understand the importance of this ministry as communicating the Word of God in human voice to the People of God.

Responsibilities:

  1. Communicate availability for service by the 15th day of the current month for the following month.
  2. Spend time with assigned Scripture passage prior to Sunday in order to have a greater understanding of the message to be conveyed.
  3. If unable to read on date assigned, will obtain a substitute and inform the parish office of the change.
  4. Dress the way you would when you want people to take you seriously.
  5. Attend Lector meetings as scheduled.