ELDER DUTY ROSTER  01 OCTOBER 2017 to 14 JANUARY 2018

 

 

      DATE   

 

ELDER

 

 

 

TELEPHONE NUMBER

 

 

WELCOME TEAM

** 01 October

Graham Todd

725808

         7

 

08 October

Betty Terris

783427

         8

 

15 October

Jim Adamson

636525

          9

 

22 October

Alan Blair

720040

        10

 

29 October

Carole Chamberlain

635000

        11

 

05 November

Ian Black

722232

        12

 

12 November

Jim Crawford

726104

          1

 

19 November

Marion Crookshanks

727927

          2

 

26 November

Charles Davey

631544

          3

 

** 03 December

Ross Finnie

631495

          4

 

10 December

Jim Fisher

633434

          5

 

17 December

Margaret Foggie

724622

          6

 

24 December

Hugh Gilliland

650516

          7

 

31 December

Roger Hardie

728166

          8

 

07 January 2018

Liz Howlett

637357

          9

 

14 January

Hugh McClure

728251

        10

 

 

(Online Version only : to find the members of each Welcome Team please click here)

Please Note:

  1. ** denotes Communion Sunday
  2. Services at 10.30am
  3. Duty Elders are to be present at Sunday morning worship and 3pm Communion Sunday when appropriate

As always, please arrange cover if you are unavailable when it is your turn for duty.

Thank you everyone

 

 

Tasks of the ‘Duty Elder’

Before the 10.30am service

  1. Be at church at 9.45am and open the gates and front and back doors of the church
  2. Switch on electricity and lights
  3. Switch on the microphone system and check that it is working
  4. Have the radio mike available for the minister/preacher
  5. Put fresh glasses of water at the Prayer Desk and in the Pulpit
  6. Check that offering plates/bags are at the back of the church
  7. Switch on reredos lights – switch to the right of the organ
  8. Light the candle in front of the Bible on the Communion Table (matches on the Prayer Desk)
  9. Place a glass of water on each of the stands in the side aisles
  10. Prepare hymn boards and hang up
  11. Set the markers in the lectern Bible at the readings for the day
  12. At the start of the service carry the Bible to the Communion Table and open it. Retire to place.

During the service

  1. In event of anyone becoming unwell, render whatever help is appropriate, if necessary calling for an ambulance.  There are wheelchairs available in each building
  2. Inform Sunday School of start of last hymn

After the service

  1. Take the Bible from the Communion Table to the back of the church.  Please keep the Bible open.
  2. Empty glasses of water
  3. Check that the sanctuary is tidy (orders of service, notices sheets not lying about)
  4. Switch off the microphone system
  5. Put the radio mike away
  6. There is no need to stay until after everyone else has left – the Welcome Team Banker will lock up

Baptisms

  1. Ensure that there is warm water in the font
  2. Put “Reserved” notices on front row for baptismal family
  3. Put white lectern fall and book-marks in place
  4. Lead parents into church to the reserved row when they arrive
  5. Escort parents out at the last verse of hymn after baptism
  6. After service, empty font and replace usual fall and book-marks.

 Communion

  1. Check White Lectern Fall and Book-marks are in place.
  2. Move the portable communion table to the carpet at the foot of the steps, and place two chairs behind it

 

 

ALL ELDERS, PLEASE FAMILIARISE YOURSELVES

WITH THE FIRE ALARM AND ESCAPE PLAN.
If you would like to download a copy of duties click here