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We Invite You To Share Your Insights.

Has your altar guild recently held a meeting and workshops? Do you have a special way of doing something in your sacristy? Have you found a solution to a particular challenge? Do you have programs to attract members of your congregation? Do you have a special skill or tip that might help other altar guilds? What is your altar guild doing for Lent, Christmas or perhaps even in the dog days of summer? Do you have a favorite prayer or meditation?

Our readers are always interested how other churches do things so consider writing a short article to share the challenges and accomplishments of your sacristy with Epistle readers and visitors to our website.  Articles and pictures — please don’t forget to take photos — should be sent to Lynn Hendricks.

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The Role of a Diocesan Altar Guild

Questions are often asked regarding the need for or purpose of a diocesan altar guild. We have compiled some helpful suggestions for you. You will be surprised how many resources you can provide…

Starting a Diocesan Altar Guild

So you want to form a diocesan altar guild! Where do you begin? What should be your goals? Each diocese will have its own particular ideas and needs but hopefully this offers a place to begin. Embrace your DAG with enthusiasm knowing that the Lord himself will guide you along the way…

The Sacristy Shop: A Ministry of Celebration

To help altar guild members experience the Triennial Eucharist service while learning from colleagues around the country, we have assembled items we believe will bond and motivate altar guilds with clergy at the parish and diocese levels. The proceeds from the sale of these items provide scholarships to attend Triennial…

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Connect with NAGA  

Who are your current Provincial and Diocesan Altar Guild Directors? Please send current contact information to Deborah Bradley.

Please contact our President, Lynn Hendricks, if you would like her join you for a diocesan gathering or other event.

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