12 Liturgy

Presenter: The Rev’d Charles Black


Many changes have occurred since the establishmentof the modern Lay Reader or Lay Minister role was created by the Bishop of the Diocese of Gloucester and Bristol in 1866.

Rev Black looks at the “what ifs,” or the things that can happen to a Lay Minister when the unexpected is asked of that person. Rev Black emphasizes that the best way to handle surprises is to be prepared.

The following duties are covered:

1. Carrying the Processional Cross.

2. Being a Server.

3. Setting the Altar.

4. Administering the Chalice.

5. Prayer.