St. John of Raleigh
Auxiliaries & Ministries
Sons of Allen
The Sons of Allen Men’s Fellowship is designed to foster closer relationships between men of the church, to equip men of the church for meaningful service, to reach unchurched men, and to present positive role models for our youth.
Hopkins-Matthews Missionary Society
We are called to help one another engage in ministry and action, and grow and respond in faith to God’s redemptive plan for the church, the society and the world.
Young People's Department (YPD)
The YPD strives to teach, empower, advise, and motivate all young people to be servant leaders.
The mission of the Church School is to: teach, train, nurture, prepare, and recruit all persons in God’s Word for Christian service, emphasizing those Christian principles which are essential for effective Christian growth and participation.
Class Leaders Council
Class Leaders serve as a liaison between the Pastor and congregation, providing spiritual support to the members. They also identify special needs and abilities of various class members and make recommendations to the Pastor.
Christian Education "develops standards and, prepares various programs, offer classes, teach Christian education, publish material, train people for ministry and other church vocations" in accordance with the tradition and doctrine of the church.
The Stewardesses are appointed by the Pastor and report to the Stewards. They support and prepare the Holy Sacraments of the church.
Every member who is not ordained is considered a Lay person. Being led by the spirit and empowered to serve, the Lay is designed to lead the church from membership to discipleship.
Health & Wellness
We seek to address the health needs of our congregation and community via education, mini conferences, and health fairs to promote a healthy lifestyle.
This committee is responsible for welcoming visitors into the body of Christ and making them feel at home.
This ministry keeps the congregation and community informed about current political and social concerns that impact the population.
As Christians, petitions are made before Christ for the healing of the sick, saving of the lost, and provisions of hope for the hopeless.
Food & Fellowship
We strive to serve the congregation and guests with gladness and love. The ministry assists with special events that take place during the year.
Ladies of Grace
As a sub-group of the YPD, we strive to teach young ladies the art of grace and manner, and carrying themselves with dignity and grace.
Performing Arts Department
We invite people to take part in Christ-like opportunities to encourage continuous, active participation in the body of Christ through dance, poetry, and other artistic methods.
The Media Ministry provides technological production to deliver the Word of God to others by utilizing a vast array of resources such as CDs and DVDs and our Heaven in View Broadcast.
The mission of the Music Ministry is to proclaim the word of God through music. The ministry is not an object of admiration but an instrument to teach, comfort, inspire, convince and encourage.
Walking Word News
The ministry produces publications about events and news at the church in hopes that it inspires, informs, and enlightens readers with words that will take you on a journey into the body of Christ.
We provide transportation for members and interested persons desiring to attend services and events at the church.
These are our “doorkeepers” who greet everyone with a smile and a friendly ‘welcoming spirit.’ The ushers are responsible for making sure everyone is fully accommodated with basic needs during service.
We address the spiritual needs and concerns of inmates by providing guidance and support to persons incarcerated in correctional facilities.
Golden Age Ministry
Fifty-five years and older, we show God’s love by ministering to members of the congregation who are home-bound, live in nursing homes, or assisted living centers.
We are charged to go out into unchurched populations and proclaim the Word of God to the lost.
We teach young men how to be men of God and valor, and how to be the men God has called them to be.
This ministry provides table comforts for the pastor and ensures that any needs are met.
Angel Heart Outreach Ministries, Inc.
The Angel Heart Outreach Ministry, Inc. is a separate non-profit division that seeks to provide organized outreach programs, by developing strategic alliances and partnerships that expand funding opportunities for the elderly, youth, and disadvantaged populations in our communities.
The calendar committee is responsible for organizing all major events of the church, including meetings and specials events.
Walking Word News
We create an in-house publication about recent church events in hopes that good news will minister to the souls of others.
Our goal is to help college students grow as mature disciples of Christ by becoming radical followers of Jesus, making disciples who make disciples, and boldly proclaim the name of Jesus to the nations.