Ministries

  • ST. JAMES LUTHERAN CHURCH MINISTRIES

Altar Guild:

Prepare altar for Services- linens, chalices, wine, garments, etc.

Contact:

Lois Rudin: larudin5@optonline.net

Bible Studies:

Thursdays from 10am to 11am in Youth Room.  All welcome.

Women’s Bible Study:

Usually meets several times a year for a 6 or 12 week session from 7pm – 8:3o pm in Youth Room

Bonnie Spiegel: ladybon@optimum.net

Buildings and Grounds:

Help maintain buildings and grounds on a year round basis.

 Contact:

Ed Spear: els100@aol.com

Care Givers:

Provide support to members of the congregation as well as the community, as the need arises.

Cancer Support Group:

Meets every other Wed. from 3pm – 4:30pm in Library

Grief Share:

For all who are grieving our the loss of a loved one. Meets several times a year for 16 sessions in church Library from 7 – 8:30

 Contact:  Deacon James Lundgren: jrlundgren@aol.com

Children’s Christian Education:

Pre-School School, Sunday School, Vacation Bible School

 Contact:
Meredith Johannson (Pre-School): meredithpreschool@stjlc.com
Karin Ryan (VBS): karinryan1@yahoo.com
Torun Reduto: (Sunday School): sundayschool@stjlc.com

Crafts and Fun:

Learn to quilt, Meet for fellowship.

 Contact: Barbara Fischer(Piecemakers) barbadam@optonline.net

                  Herb and Marie Petersen (Craft Fair): petersen76@aol.com

Geri Wiegert (Marty’s Gang): agwiegert@optonline.net

Evangelism:

Welcome newcomers, spread the Good News to others, community involvement,and invite others to fellowship and worship. Organize and assist Pastor in New Member Classes and home visits.

 Contact: 
Kathy Cortelyou: mud53@aol.com

 Lay Ministers: Read God’s Word at Services assists in distributing Holy Communion.
Contact: John Gobler: pjgobler@optonline.net
 Men’s Ministry: Help the men of our congregation grow in faith, fellowship and Christian service.Contact:  Pastor Neil Mittelstaedt: pastorneil@stjlc.com

Music Ministries:

Contact:

 Christine Kenny: kennycm@optonline.net (Choirs, Bells, Brass Ensemble, Contemporary Worship Band

 Outreach:

Help with STJLC missions: Lutheran World Relief, Women’s Shelter, Samaritan’s Purse, Operation Christmas Child, Angel Tree, Soup Pot Collections, Smithtown Food Pantry, Bake Sales, Clothing collections.

 Contact: Janet Brienza: prbjdg@aol.com

Prayer Meetings:

Friday Mornings from 8am-9am in Church.  All welcome

Prayer Ministries:

Compile information about those who request our prayers and place on the Prayer List and Prayer Chain.

Contact:

Rosemarie Sandhop (Prayer Chain): roseandlou24@aol.com

Bonnie Spiegel (Prayer Bulletin)ladybon@optonline.net

SJ Cafe:

Fellowship Hour after 10:00am  Service,  and second Sunday of each month after both 8:30 and 10am Services in Parish Hall. Coffee, tea and baked goods are served.

Contact: Durinda Dalton: durindadalton@gmail.com

Stewardship:

Assist with recruiting members for all ministries, help make giving a priority.

 Contact: Ed Fox: edfox@verizon.net

Ushers:

Greet worshippers, hand out bulletins, collect offering, guide congregation at Communion.

Contact: Paul Monthie:  monthie@optonline.net

 Worship Leaders:

Assist in preparation of church for Worship Service, lead congregation in prayer, assist in distributing Holy Communion, read God’s Word at Services and assist in any other capacity as needed.

 Contact:

Robert Biazzo: bzopuck@gmail.com

Deacon Jim Lundgren: jrlundgren@aol.com

Deacon Kathryn Cortelyou: kathy@stjlc.com

Young Family Ministry:

Contact young families and introduce them to our church and other families.  Arrange Baptisms and Family Worship Services, Weddings, Puppeteers, Sunday School Openings 

 Contact:

Carol Mittelstaedt: carolmittel@aol.com

Youth:

Enroll your child in Confirmation, Lead a Confirmation class, chaperone a youth event,

 Contact:

Ryan Howard: Director of Christian Education: ryan@stjlc.com

 If you have any questions about these or other ministries at STJLC, please contact Kathy Cortelyou- mud53@aol.com or fill out a yellow worship card located in the pews or on the tables in the Parish Hall or Narthex.

Stewardship:

Assist with recruiting members for all ministries, help make giving a priority.

Contact: Ed Fox: edfox@verizon.net

Ushers:

Greet worshippers, hand out bulletins, collect offering, guide congregation at Communion.

Contact: Paul Monthie:  monthie@optonline.net

Worship Leaders:

Assist in preparation of church for Worship Service, lead congregation in prayer, assist in distributing Holy Communion, read God’s Word at Services and assist in any other capacity as needed.

 

Contact:

Deacon Jim Lundgren: jrlundgren@aol.com

Young Family Ministry:

Contact young families and introduce them to our church and other families.  Arrange Baptisms and Family Worship Services, Weddings, Puppeteers

Contact:

Carol Mittelstaedtcarolmittel@aol.com

Youth:

Lead a Confirmation class, chaperone a youth event

Contact:

Ryan Howard: Director of Christian Education: ryan@stjlc.com

If you have any questions about these or other ministries at STJLC, please contact Kathy Cortelyou- kathryncortelyou@aol.com, or fill out a yellow worship card located in the pews or on the tables in the Parish Hall or Narthex.