Acolytes & Bell Ringers

 
 

 

 
 

Christmas Services

Yes, it’s that time!  We have two specials services on Christmas Eve.  Please look to the schedule for information on the 7pm service and the 11pm service.  If you would like to serve as an Acolyte for one of the services, please let me know!
 

Thanks for Your Service!

A continued and deep thank you to each of you for your willingness to serve TUMC as a Bell Ringer and/or Acolyte!  You make a difference every day your serve! A few of our team members are moving on in their service due to other obligations. Thank you to Julianna Dimperio and Daniel Province Refer for your volunteer work! Refer to the newest contact list for our current team!

 

Schedule for Acolytes & Bell Ringers

There are three ways to access the Acolyte and Bell Ringer schedule – 1) the paper copy sent to the address on file with TUMC; 2) the emailed document sent to the email on file; and 3) the schedule online at the TUMC website at https://www.mytrinity.org/acolytes-bell-ringers/

Q: What if I cannot serve on the scheduled day and time?

A: Please contact an Acolyte or Bell Ringer from the list and ask to switch.

 

“The highest of distinctions is service to others.” -King George VI

Thank you!!! Thank you so very much for serving at Trinity United Methodist Church in this important ministry and for serving our Lord! – All the best! Angela Gibson, Coordinator for Acolytes & Bell Ringers Trinity United Methodist Church, Smithfield, Virginia
 

Bell Ringer Items:

  • Bell Ringers – Please ring the bell at 10:45am.
  • The weekly bulletin indicates the “Ringer of the Hour” as 11am as part of the 11am service – however, please ring the bell at 10:45am.
  • If you have friends in Sunday School or from your service who would like to be a Bell Ringer, please let me know.
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Acolyte Items:

  • Acolytes are being scheduled only for the 11:00am Sunday service.  If there is a special service, a call will go out for volunteers. 
  • There are 2 Acolytes for the 11:00am Worship Service – Please be in the Narthex by 10:50am dressed. Ushers will light the candle lighter for Acolytes and you will enter the sanctuary from the Narthex.
  • Two Acolytes are needed to help serve communion on Communion Sunday – the 1st Sunday of the Month. Ensure to call and confirm your substitute if you are unavailable on your designed day.
  • Please put like size robes with like size robes in the changing area to make it easier for the next Acolyte.
  • We have purchased oil based candlelighters which replace the candle wicks. Look for the addition, soon, when you pick up the candlelighter.
  • Please notify me of any stains or issues with robes. If you find any issues with robes or other equipment, please let me know.

New Acolytes!

Welcome to Autumn Dryden!  We are very glad to have you part of the Acolyte & Bell Ringers Team! And welcome back to Anna Cook who will soon return as an Acolyte!
 

Refer a Friend

Know someone at TUMC who would be an excellent addition to the Acolyte and Bell Ringer team? Let the coordinator know or ask them to contact her.
 

August 11, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Aidan Gibson (Acolyte)

Molly Johnson (Acolyte)

Ethan Spain (Bell Ringer)

 

August 18, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Emily Orrock (Acolyte)

Claire Smeltzer (Acolyte)

Elizabeth Orrock (Bell Ringer)
 

August 25, 2019

11:00 AM Service

(Acolyte)

Morgan Cash (Acolyte)

Evan Canada (Bell Ringer)
 

September 1, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Daniel Province (Acolyte)

Grayson Canada (Acolyte)

Jenna Spain (Bell Ringer)
 

September 8, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Molly Johnson (Acolyte)

Claire Smeltzer (Acolyte)

Noah Zola (Bell Ringer)
 

September 15, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Morgan Cash (Acolyte)

Sammie Hope (Acolyte)

Juliana Dimperior (Bell Ringer)
 

September 22, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Daniel Province (Acolyte)

Evan Canada (Acolyte)

Daniel Province (Bell Ringer)

 

September 29, 2019

11:00 AM Service

(Acolyte)

Aidan Gibson (Acolyte)

Aidan Gibson (Bell Ringer)

 

October 6, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Emily Orrock (Acolyte)

Aidan Gibson (Acolyte)

Elizabeth Orrock (Bell Ringer)

 

October 13, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Molly Johnson (Acolyte)

Autumn Dryden (Acolyte)

Noah Zola (Bell Ringer)

 

October 20, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Claire Smeltzer (Acolyte)

Morgan Cash (Acolyte)

Ethan Spain (Bell Ringer)

 

October 27, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Garyson Canada (Acolyte)

Evan Canada (Acolyte)

Evan Canada (Bell Ringer)

 

November 3, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Claire Smeltzer (Acolyte)

Molly Johnson (Acolyte)

 Julianna Dimperio (Bell Ringer)

 

November 10, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Aidan Gibson (Acolyte)

Emily Orrock (Acolyte)

Aidan Gibson (Bell Ringer)

 

November 17, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Autumn Dryden (Acolyte)

Sammie Hope (Acolyte)

Sammie Hope(Bell Ringer)

 

November 24, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Evan Canada (Acolyte)

Grayson Canada (Acolyte)

Evan Canada (Bell Ringer)

 

December 1, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Molly Johnson (Acolyte)

Autumn Dryden (Acolyte)

Ethan Spain (Bell Ringer)

 

December 8, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Emily Orrock (Acolyte)

Aidan Gibson (Acolyte)

Aidan Gibson (Bell Ringer)

 

December 15, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Sammie Hope (Acolyte)

Morgan Cash (Acolyte)

Noah Zola (Bell Ringer)

 

December 22, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Evan Canada (Acolyte)

Grayson Canada (Acolyte)

Evan Canada (Bell Ringer)

 

December 24, 2019

7:00 PM Service

Anna Cook (Acolyte)

Molly Johnson (Acolyte)

Aidan Gibson (Acolyte)
Autumn Dryden (Acolyte)
 

December 24, 2019

11:00 PM Service

Emily Orrock (Acolyte)

??? (Acolyte)

 

December 29, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Claire Smeltzer (Acolyte)

Anna Cook (Acolyte)

Julianna Dimperio (Bell Ringer)

 

January 5, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Sammie Hope (Acolyte)

Aidan Gibson (Acolyte)

Julianna Dimperio (Bell Ringer)

 

January 12, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Molly Johnson (Acolyte)

Anna Cook (Acolyte)

Ethan Spain (Bell Ringer)

 

January 19, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Morgan Cash (Acolyte)

Autumn Dryden (Acolyte)

Julianna Dimperio (Bell Ringer)

 

January 26, 2019

11:00 AM Service

Evan Canada (Acolyte)

Grayson Canada (Acolyte)

Evan Canada (Bell Ringer)

 

Refer a Friend

Know someone at TUMC who would be an excellent addition to the Acolyte and Bell Ringer team? Let the coordinator know or ask them to contact her.

Refer a Friend

Know someone at TUMC who would be an excellent addition to the Acolyte and Bell Ringer team? Let the coordinator know or ask them to contact her.

Refer a Friend

Know someone at TUMC who would be an excellent addition to the Acolyte and Bell Ringer team? Let the coordinator know or ask them to contact her.