Men's Ministry and Fellowship...

“What does it profit my brethren, if someone says he has faith,
but does not have works?”
James 2:14


The Men's Fellowship is a Christ centered brotherhood of the men of the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas committed to spreading the Word to the men and boys in our communities through spiritual and secular ministries.

Over the years, it has been proven that serving the LORD and having fun can go hand in hand. Past sponsored events have included bowling parties, theater night out, crab feasts, cabarets and events for the youth. The Men's Ministry & Fellowship is also responsible for organizing and operating the Annual Church Outing, a free event that promotes family togetherness, evangelism and outreach, as well as fellowshipping with other men’s ministries within the Diocese.

Looking To Volunteer?
The AECST Men's Ministry & Fellowship Invites You to Join and Be a Part of the Greatest Brotherhood that You Will Ever Know. Join the committee that’s right for you. 

Standing Committees
Every man in the church is considered a member of the MMF. All men are invited to attend our monthly meetings, normally held at the church every 3rd Saturday at 8:30 AM unless otherwise notified. Attendance at our meetings is not a requirement for membership, however, only dues paying members may vote on issues brought before the body. Annual dues are $30.00, payable upon joining and every January thereafter.

On Men’s and Father’s Day, we celebrate the achievements & contributions of men/fathers in our community. Every man at church is invited and strongly encouraged to come together and receive corporate communion. Additionally, men are welcome and invited to attend rehearsal to sing in the Men’s Chorus on the 5th Sunday of the month.

Spirituality & Ministry:
Responsible for MMF’s spiritual and ministerial calendar & activities to support and enhance our Christian walk. Serve as a resource for men who desire prayer, spiritual counseling and ministerial support.

Membership & Outreach:
Responsible for outreach activities to new & current AECST members to increase active participation with the fellowship. Maintains consistent contact with shut-ins through visitations, phone calls, cards and ministerial support.

Hospitality & Welcoming:                                     
Responsible for the management of MMF Coffee Hour preparations, as well as clean-up activities. Serve as hosts to welcome, greet congregants and visitors, promote goodwill and provide “security” for special occasions.

Men’s Day:
Responsible for all logistical, planning and implementation for the annual Men’s Day Celebration. These duties may include speaker selection, coffee hour, awards, public relations, programming and financial management,

Church Outing:
Responsible for planning, logistical, and transportation, as well as set up/clean up, field games and/or other related activities, as needed for a successful event.

Members of the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas support our parish commitment to an open Christ centered community in which the Gospel is taught, lived, and spread. This support is illustrated regularly through the active participation of members in a broad scope of guilds, organizations and programs.

The guilds and organizations of the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas are diverse in scope offering service, spiritual enhancement as well as fundraising and fun raising activities. They provide an opportunity to use ones talents and spiritual gifts, for Christian fellowship and for engendering a true sense of church family.

Throughout the year special events such as musical concerts, trips, seminars and exhibits are planned. Coffee hours, held on Sundays following the worship service, and weekly Lenten dinners are hosted by the guilds of the church.

Responsible for developing, managing and implementing a calendar of family oriented activities for revenue generation to support MMF activities.

The Men's Fellowship Prayer
Almighty GOD, Father of every family, who through your son, Jesus Christ, has poured out your best gift of love to be the bond of perfectness among men and the means of bringing men together; we beseech YOU, Bless all Men's fellowship organizations throughout the world, and especially in this Diocese, and primarily at the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas; let love and happiness ever be found among us and may our faith in YOU grow stronger each day we live: Forever our LORD and SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST - AMEN


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