Our church is blessed to have active ministries in which people can serve, and active groups that serve our community. Click on an excerpt in the list to read more about any group or ministry.
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- Acolytes - Acolytes are the worship participants who carry the crosses, candles, banners and other items in procession, and who help in a number of important ways throughout the service. Becoming an acolyte is a great way to get involved and to learn more about Episcopal worship. Adult and youth acolytes serve, learn and practice together. Acolytes assist at all three […]
- Al-Anon Family Group of Keller - Al-Anon Family Group of Keller meets at 4 pm Sunday in the chapel. This fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics share their experience, strength and hope to solve their common problems. Al-Anon Family Groups believe alcoholism is a family illness and that changed attitudes can aid recovery. Al-Anon is not allied with any sect, denomination, political entity, […]
- Altar Guild - Altar Guild teams, working under the direction of the clergy, prepare for the celebration of the Eucharist or any of the other sacraments of the church, including baptisms, weddings and funerals. They also take care of the vessels, vestments, linens, and acolyte equipment. At our church, the altar guild is divided into four teams. Each team assumes […]
- Band of Moms - Hey moms of all kinds, come and join us for Band of Moms on the first & third Mondays of each month. Bring a dish to share (or not). Childcare is provided. Learn more about Band of Moms here...
- Bread Ministry - The Bread Ministry is an important part of St. Martin’s mission of radical hospitality. It is comprised of two groups: bakers and deliverers. Members volunteer one Sunday per month, baking or delivering freshly-baked bread along with information about our church to new guests. The bread ministry strives to let newcomers know that we are very glad […]
- Choir - St. Martin’s choir inspires worship through spiritual music and sings in weddings, funerals, ordinations, and events of our diocese. We invite anyone who enjoys singing, wants to be a part of a great group of people, or wants to become a better musician, to join. Ephesians 5:19 says that we should speak to one another […]
- Church Historians & Archives - The Church Historians & Archives identify, collect, preserve, organize and share historical & official records of St. Martin-in-the-Fields. We’re working to share the story of God at work at St. Martin’s through several generations. Our history and archive group meets Thursdays at 9:30 am. Contact Linda Snow at firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved in telling the […]
- Communications Committee - The Communications Committee works to extend our church’s evangelism into the digital, online world. Members work to manage our website, social media, and to best use all communications methods. If you are called to digital evangelism, or a good writer/editor, or a passionate storyteller, or a photographer, or a digital designer, or interested in social media, or if […]
- Connect Groups – a new way to be church - Life is better when you’re connected to other people. So is church. We have started something new – small groups called Connect Groups! We want to grow and strengthen connections within our church in a casual yet purposeful way. This is an experiment in community growth. Why Connect Groups? St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church is growing! We […]
- Cursillo Reunion Group - The Cursillo reunion group has weekly off-campus meeting for anyone who has ever attended Cursillo. For location information, please contact Evie Larimore at email@example.com.
- Daughters of the King - The Order of the Daughters of the King® (DOK) is an intergenerational community of women who desire a closer walk with the Lord, and who are strengthened through the discipline of a Rule of Life and supported by the companionship of other women. DOK members work, study, pray, and play together, supporting our church and living […]
- Education For Ministry (EfM) - Education for Ministry (EfM) is an adult education group that meets weekly on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 9 pm in the library during the school year. In this four-year program, adults dig deeper into the Christian faith, studying the Bible, Church history and theological ideas, and reflect on connecting faith with life experience. This […]
- Email Prayer Ministry - Email Prayer Ministry offers members an opportunity to join in prayer for healing, safety in travel, thanksgiving for blessings or other concerns of our extended parish family. Need Prayers? Email a prayer request to firstname.lastname@example.org. It’ll be moderated and emailed to the prayer group members using a restricted Google group. Get Involved: It’s easy to become one of […]
- Flower Ministry - Flower Ministry members decorate the altar area with beautiful flower arrangements and arrange for special floral displays at special services. Donations help cover the cost of the flowers while giving a special tribute to someone. Contact Linda Seeber at email@example.com to get involved. Give a gift of flowers
- Garden Guild / Scrip Program - The Garden Guild/Scrip Program provides for trees, shrubs, and other plants to beautify the church campus, funded through the sale of gift cards. You buy the gift card for your everyday purchases, and the church gets a percentage of each gift card purchased. A great variety of gift cards for restaurants, clothing stores, grocery stores, etc. is […]
- Holy Mowers - The Holy Mowers are a group of men and women who mow, edge, trim, and maintain the majority of the church landscape to make the church grounds welcoming. Each weekend a team meets to mow and edge. If you can spend a couple of hours once a month doing yardwork with other team members, please contact Rex […]
- Hospitality Committee - The Hospitality Committee plans receptions and coordinates Coffee Hour each Sunday after the 10:30 am service. Other ministries and church members host coffee and donuts each week in the parish hall. Each ministry has an opportunity to advertise their cause and encourage people to join them in their ministry. Get Involved: Hosting coffee hour is a great way to […]
- Labyrinth Committee - The Labyrinth Committee has studied ways to build a labyrinth to use for spiritual reflection and meditation, a sacred outdoor space that we may share with the greater community. Be a part of this! Contact Ron Hitchcock at firstname.lastname@example.org. Construction update: Labyrinth construction has begun! The labyrinth is both a pattern and a symbol, passed down to us […]
- Lending Library - Does your prayer life need a little inspiration? Are you looking for some entertaining, wholesome fiction? Do you seek answers to your life challenges, or are you looking for deeper, richer insight into Christ's ministry and journey in our world? Check out our church Lending Library! Get details on our DIY checkout process, where to find our rolling library cart, how to donate, ...
- Memorial Garden Committee - The Memorial Garden Committee manages and maintains our memorial garden and columbarium on the north side of the church. This quiet and shady garden offers peace for remembrance, reflection and quiet meditation. Contact Cathy Tolliver at email@example.com to help in the garden, and call the church office at 817-431-2396 to purchase a plot. Read St. Martin’s […]
- Narcotics Anonymous (Hope Group of Narcotics Anonymous) - Hope Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Sunday through Friday at 7 pm in the chapel. Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a fellowship of men and women who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. All meetings are open and anyone is welcome to attend. Members share their successes and challenges in overcoming active addiction and living […]
- Outreach - Through our outreach programs, St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church reaches out to our neighbors in need locally and around the globe, acting as Christ’s heart, hands and feet. We work to support the poor and homeless in our midst here in Tarrant County, and we partner with worldwide agencies like Episcopal Relief and Development. We encourage all […]
- Pew Masters - Pew Masters meet Monday to ensure that information in the pews is welcoming, current and neat. Pew Masters is a ministry of Radical Hospitality. Contact Joan Thelin at firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved!
- Prayer Shawl Ministry - Prayer Shawl Ministry members knit and crochet shawls to be given to people in need of comfort. A prayer shawl is a tangible sign of the gift of God’s love and our prayers for people in need, including those who have had an illness, medical procedure or surgery, or who need comfort after a loss […]
- Quiet Committee - The Quiet Committee teams provide a meal for those who have recently been hospitalized, had a new baby, or experienced the loss of a family member. We have four teams on call to provide a meal, and each team serves for three months. There are typically four or more members on each team, and we […]
- Radical Hospitality - Our Radical Hospitality group warmly welcomes newcomers to worship and to the community of our church. Members greet, bake and deliver bread to guests, and work to connect newcomers to groups and ministries in our church. We are intentionally inclusive, welcoming, respectful and nurturing. We have a team of greeters who strive to make our visitors welcome […]
- Refugee Ministry - St. Martin’s refugee ministry invites you to get involved in hands-on local work with refugees in three very specific ways – as donors, on welcome teams and as direct volunteers. We invite you to learn more and be a part of this life-changing work! Refugee Services of Texas in Fort Worth (RST) welcomes refugees, immigrants, and other […]
- Service Sunday (Second Sundays): Feed the Homeless - Service Sunday is a ministry that meets at noon on the second Sunday of each month to feed the homeless served by Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County. This fun and energetic ministry welcomes all to be involved. We will always need sunflower seed butter (SunButter) for sandwiches to make sure that anyone served at Union Gospel Mission can enjoy a sandwich, even people with a peanut or tree nut allergy. There are jobs for everyone, young and old. Read more...
- Sisters of the Spirit - About Sisters of the Spirit Sisters of the Spirit (SOS) is for women who are interested in exploring their faith through book discussion. The group meets on Mondays from 1-2 pm in the chapel; please enter through the church office. The focus of Sisters of the Spirit is around the book that the group is […]
- Spiritual Awareness - The Spiritual Awareness group meets Thursdays in the chapel from 10 – 11 am. Members circle around to share and listen to each others’ “faith story” and how they see God working in their lives, most especially in the week that has passed. Meetings begin and end with prayer. Each person may share if they wish. Sometimes we […]
- Third Thursdays – Tap into Theology - Every third Thursday at 7 pm, adults are invited to tap into something more and join us in a local pub & restaurant for fellowship and friendly discussion on faith. Come and enjoy good company and lively conversation; grab a bite if you are hungry. No RSVP needed. Come as you are. Bring friends. We’ll […]
- Ushers - St. Martin’s ushers greet worshipers, assist with seating, take a head count, bring the bread and wine to the table, guide people to Holy Communion, and provide other in-service hospitality during worship. Get involved: Anyone interested in taking part in this ministry would be very welcome! Please speak with Rex or Kerry Angle if you would like […]
- Wednesday Study - The Wednesday Study adult group grapples with Scripture or books on faith with discussion & sharing. Join us 10-11:30 am in the chapel. Starting September 6, Wednesday Study will begin to read and discuss the Apocrypha, so bring your Bibles! We'll explore why these particular books of the Bible were not introduced into the regular canon of Scripture and then look at them book by book. More info:
- Worship Ministry - Our Worship Ministry members faithfully read scripture and prayers and offer wine at Communion during our worship. Other members, Lay Eucharistic Visitors, take Communion to members who are unable to come to church. Anyone who feels called to serve in worship should contact Deacon Henry Penner at email@example.com to be a reader, Ron Hitchcock to be […]
- Youth Group (Episcopal Youth Community or EYC) - Our youth group at St. Martin’s is also known by the name Episcopal Youth Community (EYC), which is a traditional name for youth groups at Episcopal churches. EYC invites youth in 7th – 12th grades for outreach & mission work, spiritual formation & fellowship. A “study break” with snacks, devotions, faith formation and fellowship is held […]