The way we organize many ministries at Holy Comforter is through “Circle Groups”. Different in function from committees, these groups include deliberate spiritual formation, prayer, fellowship, and community building as a formal part of the ministry process. We believe that not only will ministries be dreamed and accomplished, but that we will grow closer to God and one another through deliberately working together with these ends in mind.
The 2701 Circle Group is responsible for the oversight and all activities associated with the construction, renovation, operation, maintenance, cleaning, safety and security of all buildings, grounds, furnishings, and equipment owned by or otherwise fall under the responsibility of Holy Comforter. The Circle Group works in collaboration with the Parish Administrator who has day-…Read More »
Our purpose and mission is to stoke and feed the hunger for adult spiritual formation at Holy Comforter by facilitating adult formation offerings that inspire and support people on their Christian spiritual journeys.
We do this by:
- Creating adult formation offerings, either on our own or in collaboration with other ministry groups, and whether one-time events or a series of classes…
We are here to inspire and celebrate the spiritual growth that comes from recognizing our Blessings, responding with Gratitude and Generosity by giving of our time, talent, and treasure. Contact Carlyle Knox and Kirt Hibbitts.
Communication is fundamental to how we connect as a community of people doing God's work, and technology is constantly evolving to enable better communications. The Communications & Technology circle group exists to identify and help manage an increasingly complex variety of communications channels, with a focus on enabling the technology infrastructure and tools. To get involved…Read More »
The Compass Circle Group explores Anti-Racism and Social Justice and their intersections with our Christian Faith. Our goal is to: Create an engaging and accepting space in our church community for identifying and discussing difficult issues around Racism and Social Justice, always striving to Listen, Love, Learn and Share.
The compass represents Knowledge (North), Social Just…Read More »
Invite, Welcome, Connect is a ministry of transformative and radical hospitality. As stated in our Mission Statement, "We commit to cultivating intentional practices of Invitation, Welcome, and Connection that are rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We believe these practices will transform Holy Comforter and establish a robust culture of evangelism, hospitality and disciplesh…Read More »
The Family Ministries Circle Group Committee provides feedback, input and ideas to the Director of Youth and Children's Ministries about Holy Comforter's programs for children, youth, and families. They also support these ministries through advocacy and volunteer recruitment.
The touchstone of our community life is the weekly celebration of the Holy Eucharist. This remembrance of and thanksgiving for Christ's sacrificial love is prepared for by many people - clergy, staff, lectors, altar guild, singers, vergers, hosts/greeters, and more. For a typical Sunday schedule with multiple Eucharists, it takes more than 20 volunteers to adequately staff all ne…Read More »
Pastoral care is tending to the members of the parish who are in crisis or otherwise in need of support and connection. Being rooted in love of God and neighbor, pastoral care is actually an essential part of every ministry. The Pastoral Care Circle Group at Holy Comforter exists to:
- Support and encourage one another in our ministries of care
- Celebrate the impact of our ministries
The Pathfinders' primary purpose is to guide the parish in exploring and discerning how we are called in these new times to fulfill our parish vision - to build the beloved community where Christ's transformative love is known and shared. Pathfinders will help find The Way forward in service of Holy Comforter's vision, mission, and values. To do this, we will engage the parish as…Read More »