Lectors assist the worship of God through a prayerful reading of Holy Scripture to the assembled faithful during the sacred liturgy. Through proper training and a prayerful review of the lectionary, the lector helps their fellow parishioners enter more deeply into God’s word.

Do you feel called to serve as Lector (reader) at Mass?

If so, Praise God, we have great news…St. Michael is now offering quarterly training for those who are interested in being trained.  The Diocese of Columbus has requested that all parishes offer training every two years for those who are active, or for those who would like to become active in ministry.

The 2018 Training Schedule is:

March 20th from 7:45pm – 9:00pm

June 19th from  7:45pm – 9:00pm

September 18th  from 7:45pm – 9:00pm

December 18th from  7:45pm – 9:00pm

During these sessions you will either be trained to Lector or serve as Extraordinary Minister as both training sessions will take place simultaneously.  If you are interested in being trained for both, you will need to attend two different training sessions.  The training sessions will be led by Fr. Tim Lynch, Deacon Klaus Fricke and Deacon Bill Demidovich, who will prepare you to be certified for these ministries.  If you’d like to attend a training, please fill out the form below to get registered!


To “Rise Up Now!” and become a lector, please contact Fr. Lynch: [email protected] / (614) 885-7814


EMHC/Lector Registration

Registration for Extraordinary Minister and Lector training sessions
  • Choose session date
  • Please choose the ministry for which you wish to be trained and certified. It is not possible to attend training for both ministries in the same evening.
  • All EMHC's and Lectors must be registered, active members of St. Michael Parish and in good standing with the Catholic Church in order to attend training and to serve.
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