Worship is a central aspect to our lives as disciples of Christ. Kids are vital to our worship, and we are thankful to have them join us. We welcome kids, families, and all people to help with various aspects of worship. Some roles most often played by our younger kids include readers, ushers, greeters, and special music.
Readers help to read the word of God. Kids, youth, and families can choose to break up the lessons or have one particular person read all of the lessons. The reader is responsible for reading the lessons at one service of their choice. They read the Old Testament lesson, the psalm responsively, and the New Testament lesson. If you are interested in helping with reading, please sign up above.
Communion assistants are those who help with distributing communion. Communion at Bethlehem is served two ways: at the rail and by intinction. When communion is served at the rail, three people are needed on each side to help with serving communion. If both pastors are present, then only two people are needed on each side, one to hold and distribute the wine and one to carry the tray for the empty cups. On days in which we celebrate communion via intinction, only one assistant is needed on each side to help hold the cups for the wine and the grape juice.
Greeters welcome people in the sanctuary before worship begins. Greeters help welcome visitors and members alike. Ushers hand out bulletins and light candles before worship, help with offering, and assist in other various parts of worship. Youth and families are welcome to sign up to usher and greet.