Parish Groups

Episcopal Church Women (ECW) – This group of women works on projects within the parish as well as Diocesan-wide and international programs and activities … freezer meals, Spirit Guild, KIVA. They sponsor an Annual Rummage Sale and a December Holiday Bazaar. All women of St. Aidan’s are members of Episcopal Church Women.

Spirit Guild – This group is a part of ECW. Service is the key to this group. They may host funeral luncheons, prepare the church for events such as weddings, funerals and baptisms and provide food for any special event at church.

Altar Guild – This group of men and women help at church services by preparing and cleaning the altar.  They make sure the candles are filled with oil and the communion wine is resupplied..  Members bake the communion bread and wash the linens.  These people change the altar/lectern linens according to the colors of the church season.  They also help with clergy vestments as necessary.

Flower Guild – These people provide for the flowers at Sunday services.  Flowers are often home-grown but are sometimes purchased locally.

Mission Trip – Several parishioners make an annual trip to western Virginia to help people in coal mining country be “warm, safe and dry”.  Projects include interior renovation (walls and floors), roof repair, deck construction, and support.  Fund raisers and donations help make the trip possible.