Faith - Altar Guild

Altar Guild Conference 2018

Saturday, June 2, 2018


Church of the Holy Comforter, Kenilworth


Barbar Kreski, Director, Horticultural Therapy Services department, will be out keynote speaker.


Workshops will include Altar Guild 101 and a sessions on vestments and sacristy storage.









Altar Guild Conference 2017

St. John's Episcopal Church, Naperville


Silversmith Rose Jacrecki was the keynote speaker presenting a demonstration of metal working techniques that are used to create the beautiful pieces that adorn our worship spaces.


Silver from the Diocese was displayed including the Jenny Lind Chalice, the St. Andrew's Chapel chalice and alms basin, and the 100th Anniversary ECW chalice.


Additional workshops were knotted rosaries, a video "The Stone Carvers" from Washington National Cathedral, reparing vestments and Altar Guild 101.


Altar Guild 2017 photos.


Altar Guild Conference 2016

Calvary Episcopal Church, Lombard


Men and women from churches across the region had the opportunity to view beautiful vestments on loan from 14 churches in our Diocese.  Thanks to the members of Calvary Church, Lombard, we worshipped and learned together as well as shared lunch and fellowship.  


Workshops included needleworked Chrismons, a presentation on preserving antique vestments and Altar Guild 101.

vestment booklet 2016.pdf
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Altar Guild preparation prayer cards

Print 3 per 8.5" x 11" sheet, 2 sides

Altar Guild prayer cards.pdf
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2017 Kanuga Liturgical Arts Conference



National Altar Guild Association Website



Needleworking Classes - Williamsburg School of Needlework

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Chicago, IL  60611

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