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Acolyte(AK-o-lite)(Greek, "follower"). A lay person, usually a child or young adult, who assist ministers in worship services.
A term specifically applied to one who carries a torch or a candle in processions and at other times during the liturgy. This term is also commonly interchanged with server. Originally a minor clerical order but now usually a lay function in the church.
Crucifer a person in a religious procession who bears the cross and who leads the procession into the church.
("cross-bearer"). Acolyte who carries the cross in a church procession before the service. The crucifer is followed by the choir, the acolytes, the lay ministers, and then the clergy in order of rank (highest last).
Torchbearer One that carries a torch.
Lay Eucharist Ministries
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Altar Guild Ministry
Altar Guild members prepare the Church for all services, caring for linens, polishing silver and brass, ordering supplies, and taking care of vestments.
Altar Guild Manual