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 2nd & 4th Sundays of each month at 9:15 am. Bring a dish to share (or not). Childcare is provided. Learn more about Band of Moms here...
- Bread Ministry – Give a warm welcome! - The Bread Ministry is an important part of St. Martin’s mission of radical hospitality. Members bake bread to share with new guests at our church, along with a little information about our church and worship services. The bread ministry strives to let newcomers know that we are very glad they chose to be with us, and […]
- Children & Teen Ministries - Kids and teens matter in every community. The connections young people make with each other, with teachers and helpers, and in a comfortable, exploratory environment shape the way they connect to God, the world, and to church. Our Children’s Ministry and Teen Ministry are fueled by loving, passionate volunteers of all ages. Our volunteers experience […]
- 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 […]
- 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 […]
- Dinner Connections – food & fellowship groups - Winner winner chicken dinner! Food, friends and fellowship make for great gatherings and great connections! Our small dining groups develop meaningful relationships beyond weekend worship - relationships that strengthen our lives and strengthen our community. Few things go together like talking and sharing when gathering for a meal. Learn more:
- Ecumenical Dialogue Group - Are you interested in forming ecumenical bonds in our community, learning about other beliefs and practices, and sharing our Episcopal beliefs and practices with others? St. Martin’s has been invited by Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Community in Colleyville to explore our common elements of faith to strengthen mutual Christian understanding. Come and be a part […]
- 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
- 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 Chris Mullaney […]
- Hospitality Committee - The Hospitality Committee coordinates with the church office and helps organize receptions for special events, such as ordinations, Bishop’s visits, and other special luncheons and events that come up throughout the year. Team members help in table decorations, organizing food & drinks, clean up & more. Get Involved: This important ministry is the backbone of all our […]
- Join the Prayer Ministry - Would you join our prayer ministry and pray daily for others? If you are willing, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and you’ll be added to our prayer list email distribution. Read more about our prayer ministry...
- Join us at the theater! - Do you enjoy going to the theater? Would you like to catch up with other members of St. Martin's? Come join us for the upcoming season of shows at the Artisan Center Theater in Hurst starting in August! We'll meet each month for a Thursday showing. Join us for dinner at 6 pm* before each show at Buttermilk Cafe to catch up! Make your ticket reservations for any or all shows at Artisan Center Theater. Tickets are $22.
- 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 […]
- Men’s Group – Men of St. Martin’s - The Men's Group shares fellowship and faith in 8 am second Saturday potluck breakfast meetings each month. They occasionally assist with work or service around our church and school campus. Get connected, guys! Get the details...
- Narcotics Anonymous (Hope Group of Narcotics Anonymous) - Hope Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 pm in the chapel two days a week: Monday and Friday. 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 […]
- 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 - The Prayer Shawl Ministry members knit/crochet shawls, chemo caps, scarves, stocking caps, ear warmers and soap sacks to be given to those in need of comfort and support. This ministry meets weekly (Sept. - May) at 1 - 2:30 pm in the Chapel. Anyone interested is encouraged to join. If you are interested in learning to knit or crochet, there are members willing to teach you.
- 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 […]
- 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. Many in the group meet for lunch before hand at a designated place & all […]
- 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 […]
- 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 group is an adult class that meets to grapple with Scripture or books on faith in a seminar-type study with discussion and sharing. The class meets from 10 - 11:30 am in the chapel, September through May.
- 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 Jim Bedell at email@example.com to be a reader or chalice minister, or Phyllis Bess at firstname.lastname@example.org to be a Lay Eucharistic Visitor.
- 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. During the school year, teens enjoy a “study break” with snacks, devotions, […]