A volunteer group of the parish whose ministry is to care for the altar, vestments, vessels, and altar linens of the parish. Altar Guild members prepare the sanctuary for services, and clean up afterwards. Altar Guild members frequently supervise the decoration of the sanctuary of the parish with flowers.
(From the national altar guild association web site)
You are evangelists, altar guild folks! You are the preparers and keepers and transmitters of some of the coolest stuff we have in The Episcopal Church. Children and teenagers and the adults whom we are attracting to Jesus Christ through his Episcopal Church are very curious to know more.