Like any nonprofit, Church of the Apostles relies on the support of our faithful and fabulous volunteers. Each Sunday, there are *at least* ten opportunities to serve and help make our liturgy happen!

Below are descriptions of the roles we sign volunteers up for each week. If you are interested in filling any of these roles and being a part of our Sunday serving teams, contact We would love to get you plugged in.


Altar Guild Set Up

The Altar Guild Set Up volunteer acts as a steward and creator for the elements and spaces we use for worship.

Altar Guild Set Up volunteers help create the worship space and prepare the communion elements.

Arrive at 3:30pm to check-in and receive special instructions for the day.


Bread Baker

The Bread Baker nourishes our community by making this spiritual bread to feed our souls.

This volunteer makes the bread for Eucharist.

Ingredients are located in the kitchen at the Fremont Abbey, or you can bake the bread at home and bring it with you.


Slideshow Operator

The Slideshow Operator serves as a guide for the service – they help us experience worship as a community.

The Slide Operator advances the slides presentation during the service.

Arrive at 4:50pm to check-in and look over slides/script.



The Hospitality Volunteer rejuvenates the community by providing sustenance to the congregation.

Hospitality volunteers set up and put away hot water and tea and bring a snack to share (optional). COTA has paper cups, small paper plates, and napkins available.

Arrive and have table ready by 4:45pm. Reset hospitality table after service by putting away plates, cups, etc.



The Ushers act as a host for the worship event, welcoming people at the door, helping to find extra seating, carrying the offering plates and offering the cup during eucharist.

Ushers greet people at the door as well as assist with communion and offering.

Arrive by 4:45 to check-in and greet guests.



The Lector/Intercessor proclaims the word of god to the community.

Readers are asked to read scripture, lead the prayers, and help with other spoken parts. There are 2-3 slots each Sunday for this.

Arrive at 4:50pm to check-in and read through texts.


Other volunteer opportunities:

  • Create Open Space stations for engagement
  • Create slideshows for worship
  • Play in the band
  • Run the sound board
  • Write original prayers
  • Etc, etc.

Email to get connected.



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