The call to be an Altar Server is from God and it is God who is served in the ministry of an Altar Server. Through this service, boys and girls assist the priest and deacon as well as the entire parish as they worship God in the Holy Mass, which the Church calls “the source and summit of our Christian life.”
Parents and guardians, please encourage your children in grades 4 through 12 to undertake this awesome ministry and responsibility. In doing so, you demonstrate your love for the Church and the meaning of faith in action. Our parish depends on our altar servers to worship God in the Holy Mass. Your child will learn the importance of fulfilling his or her commitments to serve. Please impress upon your child that this is a gift for God.
For information about altar serving, please contact Deacon Rob Stout (DcnStout@hcrosschurch.org).
- Altar Server Guidebook
- Video: Introduction to Altar Serving
- Video: Duties of the Altar Server Team Captain