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WHO WORKS IN THE CHURCHWHO WORKS IN THE CHURCH

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark has both employed staff and volunteers working together to be Church. In this section you can meet people who are involved at parish level. If you are interested in the hierarchy of the church, you will find relevant information in the section about Faith and church order.

The pastorThe pastor

In addition to preaching and to administering the sacraments, the pastor has a broad range of tasks, e.g. counselling, teaching, leadership responsibilities... >>>

The church musicianThe church musician

Playing the organ during church services, organising concerts, hymn singing with babies and their parents. These are just some of the things the church musicians do. >>>

The sacristanThe sacristan

A combination of administrative tasks in the church office and practical tasks during the church service is what often characterises the job of a sacristan. >>>

The vergerThe verger

Who maintains the church buildings? And who rings the church bells on Sundays? It is usually the verger. >>>

The sextonThe sexton

The primary responsibility of the sexton is that of laying out and maintaining the churchyard. >>>

The parish helperThe parish helper

Interested in social work or cross-cultural activities? Want to know something about the church's youth or children's work? The parish helper may be the person to contact. >>>

VolunteersVolunteers

Cooking, translating, singing, assuming leadership responsibilities, etc. There are many ways to be involved as a volunteer. >>>