Pastoral Staff

Our Pastoral Team


(Rev.) Fr. Melchizedek

INTERIM PASTOR

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(Rev.) Deaconess Elizabeth

CANTOR & ​WOMENS MINISTRY

OPEN POSITION

Sts. Simon & Jude Church is looking for a suitable candidate to move to Lincoln and become the permanent pastor. After due process through the appropriate diocesan channels, he would be installed by the bishop.

Pastoral Services


- Holy Baptism & Chrismation (Confirmation)

- Reconciliation (Confession & Absolution)

- Holy Matrimony

- Anointing of the Sick (at church or home)

- Liturgical Services (Holy Eucharist, Vespers, etc.)

- Burial & Memorial Services (Panykhida)



Pastoral Care


- Pastoral Counseling

- Personal Healing & Blessings

- House Blessings

- Object Blessings (vehicle, property, etc.)

- Dedications (Buildings, etc.)

- Hospital Visits


Education


- Catechism Classes & video presentations

​- Sunday School


Community Engagement


- Inauguration & Commencement Prayers

- Christian Unity Service

- Interfaith Thanksgiving

- Lancaster County Faith Coalition Events