Ministries

Find Your Ministry at Saint John's Cathedral

Arts & Architecture

Our Arts & Architecture Committee works with the Dean and vestry to ensure our building is well maintained, accessible to everyone, and a beautiful space for all to enjoy.

Campus Stewardship Task Force

Our Campus Stewardship and Revenue Planning Task Force is working with Tryba Architects to focus on the sustainability and resiliency of our cathedral campus and properties moving into the future.

The Task Force is not actively seeking new members at this time; however, we appreciate connecting with members who have expertise in relevant fields. If interested in learning more, please email Leigh Grinstead, the Task Force Chair, at .

Cathedral Cooks

Cathedral Cooks prepare meals for Cathedral Night and other special community events during the program year. 

Children's Ministry Team

This team is a committee of parents who meet regularly to plan, develop, and assess children’s ministry, formation, and family social gatherings.

Cathedral Tour Guides

Every second and fourth Sunday of the month after the 10:30 am service, tour guides walk around the cathedral nave and chancel to tell the story of the historic artwork and architecture.

Coffee Hour Hosts

Coffee Hour Hosts work with facilities to both set up and clean up the coffee hour snacks and beverages. Saint John’s provides refreshments, and hosts help ensure a time of fellowship and connection.

Daughters of the King

The Daughters of the King is a worldwide group of women who commit themselves to prayer and service.

Dean's Forum Hosts

This team of parishioners is integral to supporting the Dean’s Forum and other formational offerings during the program year.

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee works with the Dean and the Director of Operations, to make financial decisions and recommendations to the vestry.

This committee is not actively seeking new members at this time; however, we appreciate connecting with members who have expertise in this field. If interested in learning more, please email Audrey Chapman, our Director of Operations, at .

Faith in Action

Faith in Action (FIA) is a standing commission of Saint John’s Cathedral. This group of justice-seeking Christians provide leadership for Saint John’s Cathedral in the three areas of service, education, and advocacy. For more information about FIA, click here.

Investment Committee

The Investment Committee works with the Dean and the Director of Operations, to make investment decisions and recommendations to the vestry.

This committee is not actively seeking new members at this time; however, we appreciate connecting with members who have expertise in this field. If interested in learning more, please email Audrey Chapman, our Director of Operations, at .

Grants Committee

Saint John’s Cathedral makes grants to organizations to further the mission and ministry of the cathedral.  The vestry has charged the Grants Committee to review grant applications and to make grants.

This committee/ministry is not actively seeking new members at this time; however, we appreciate connecting with members who have expertise in this field. If interested in learning more, please email Anne Enderby at .

Green Team

The Green Team explores and advocates for the most environmentally friendly practices and building maintenance at Saint John’s.

Greeters

Greeters assist people as they find parking and welcome and orient newcomers to our campus space. They assist on Sunday mornings as well as special events.

Learning Garden

Our gardens along 13th Avenue are tended in partnership with Metro Caring. Volunteers from Saint John’s assist Metro Caring’s garden participants with their individual plots by occasionally watering, weeding, or picking up trash. Garden volunteers should plan to visit the garden once a week during the growing season.

Loving and Caring for Saint John's

This is a group of people who frequently come together for a “Cathedral Work Day” to clean and take care of our beautiful building. The Loving and Caring for Saint John’s group ask that parishioners of all ages consider taking an active role in maintaining the beauty of our building.

Music Ushers

Our music ushers help greet and direct visitors for our concert series. Many of the music ushers also usher on Sunday mornings, but that is not a requirement to volunteer for our music events.

Safety Team

The Safety Team is trained in our preparedness plan and helps our facilities staff keep our campus safe and welcoming to all.

This ministry is not actively seeking new members at this time; however, we appreciate connecting with members who have expertise in related field. If interested in learning more, please email Dave Loos at .

Saint Francis Center Apartment Volunteers and Cooks

Each volunteer opportunity at the Saint Francis Apartments is designed to help you come to know our new, formerly homeless neighbors across the street and to strengthen and support their growing community. In addition to the weekly and monthly activities listed below, the Center provides various workshops, hosts a birthday party every six months, and finds other ways for volunteers to create community with our neighbors.

Thursday mornings: Join residents as they visit Metro Caring to get groceries for their own use.
Sunday evenings, once a month: Help plan, prepare, and serve a simple Sunday dinner for residents.

Soup for the Soul

The Soup for the Soul ministry provides soup to be sent with pastoral and Eucharistic visitors to those in need of extra comfort and care in our community.

Spiritual Direction

Spiritual Directors are trusted companions in the journey of faith. We are blessed to have an in-house team of certified Spiritual Directors ready and willing to meet with fellow parishioners.

Vestry

The vestry is the principal congregational leadership team at the cathedral. New vestry members are elected each January, and nominations for new members are accepted to through November 1.

Welcome Center Volunteers

Our Welcome Center volunteers work in shifts during the workday Monday through Friday, as well as Sunday mornings. Volunteers greet visitors, members, and vendors, fulfill assigned tasks, and operate the telephone and direct calls to the correct staff or clergy person.

Women's Homelessness Initiative

Every Monday night on even-numbered months, we have a group of women from the Women’s Homelessness Initiative stay at the cathedral. Our wonderful women who volunteer to assist help cook dinner, make breakfast bags, and chat with the women from the initiative.

Worship Ministries

There are numerous ways to find your ministry within your prayer time, whether that is serving on the Altar Guild or Verging at our Sunday morning services. A full list of worship ministry opportunities is here.

Youth Ministry Team

The youth ministry team meets quarterly to assess vision, formation programming, and community building events. We also try our best to ensure that our youth are integrated into the overall life of Saint John’s.