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.


  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.