Lay Ministries

If you are interested in learning more about the ministries below, please contact the office at 563-323-9989, or click here to send us an email.

Acolytes and Servers

Acolytes assist in processions and at the altar. Servers at some services act as both acolytes and Lay Eucharistic Ministers.

Altar Guild and Sacristans

Members work in teams to prepare the vessels, linens, and vestments for every worship service, and beautify the cathedral for Christmas and Easter.

Coffee Hour Hosts

Extend the love of Christ after services by making coffee and providing light refreshments.

Lay Eucharistic Visitors

LEVs are sent from Sunday services to take communion to those who are unable to attend church.


Lectors proclaim God’s word by reading Bible passages and the Prayers of the People during worship.

Order of St. Luke

Members of the Order of St. Luke the Physician (OSL) meet to study Scripture, especially the biblical stories of the healing miracles, as well as other books on Christian healing, and engage in healing prayer. OSL offers...

The Fountains Service

This service is offered to members of The Fountains Senior Living community in Bettendorf, IA, on the second (and fifth) Sunday of the month, at 1:30 pm. Organized by Trinity members of the Order of St. Luke...

Pastoral Visitors

Church connections are maintained through these volunteers who regularly call and visit those who are homebound.

Ushers and Greeters

Often the first to greet those who come to the cathedral, ushers hand out bulletins, take up the collections, and attend to people’s needs during worship.