Liturgical Ministry Descriptions

​Ministries during COVID -19





Altar Server – 4th graders and older, as well as adults who assist the priest at the altar. 


Art and Environment - Assist in planning and implementing church environment for liturgical seasons.


ASL Interpreter – Use sign-language to interpret the Mass for the deaf.


Audio/Visual Operator – Operate sound and projection screens during weekend liturgies.


Children's Liturgy of the Word:  Lead children in prayer and activities during the Liturgy of the Word at 10:00 Mass.

Eucharistic Minister - Minister Communion at a weekend liturgy and/or bring communion to homebound or Nursing Home residents. 


Flag Bearer – Wave a flag during select parts of the liturgy to add festivity.


Greeter – Extend a welcome to those attending weekend liturgies.


Lay Presider - Lead Word & Communion services and assist at wake services.


Lector – Proclaim the Word of God during liturgies. 


Linen Care - Wash and iron altar linens and towels

Sacristan - Help prepare and set up vessels for communion before and after a liturgy.


Sanctuary Care – Dust the sanctuary, replace vigil candles, keep church looking nice.


Seamstress - Keep chasubles, albs, altar cloths, etc. in good repair.


Ushers – Provide dignified order to the liturgy by welcoming people and taking up the collection, and directing people to communion.

Sacred Heart Church

(320) 251-8115

2875 10th Ave NE, Sauk Rapids MN 56379

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