Episcopal Shield Acolyte Cross Pendant
Episcopal Acolyte Cross Pendant, bronze with enamel colors. 2 1/4" on cord in gift box.
The Episcopal Church of the United States has acolytes of both genders who carry processional cross, light altar candles, hold the Gospel book and assist with altar maintenance and other duties as requested by priests or acolyte wardens.
Traditional Episcopal diocese tends to rank acolytes based on their ability to serve various functions. Some rankings include: Trainee, Junior Acolytes, Senior Acolytes and Acolyte of Merit.