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Become a Member of the Vergers Guild

The 2013 official photo from the 25th Annual Conference
in Nashville, Tennessee

Anyone can become a member of the Vergers Guild. The only requirement for membership is that you are interested in the ministry of the Verger.  Join us today!

Our 6-month free trial membership is a great way to get all of the benefits of membership before paying the regular membership fee. See to sign up today!

Paid membership in the VGEC helps make all of the VGEC resources available to all vergers around the world. You do NOT have to be a member to access VGEC online materials, but paid memberships do pay for all of the services that we provide.

Membership Benefits:

  1. A membership card showing that you are a card carrying verger!!
  2. A printable VGEC membership certificate suitable for framing
  3. Inclusion in the VGEC membership directory
  4. Service on VGEC leadership committees
  5. Participation in Education and the VGEC Training Course and fellowship and worship with other vergers
  6. Vote on VGEC leadership and business matters at the VGEC Annual Conference
  7. Wearing the Seal of the Vergers Guild of the Episcopal Church on your vestments
  8. The satisfaction of being part of an organization that supports the ministry of vergers around the world
  9. And so much more!
The following chart describes our membership types.

Membership Type Description  Rate 
Six-month FREE trial To welcome individuals to become a member of the Guild and sample the benefits of membership. $0.00
Regular Those who are an active verger in their parish or who wish to support the ministry of the verger as a regular member. $40/year
Student Vergers who are are in high school or college. $20/year
Retired Former vergers who wish to retain their membership in the Guild ​after they have retired from being a verger. $20/year
Lifetime A one-time membership payment for life. Life members are relieved of the need for annual membership renewals. Lifetime members receive a deluxe membership certificate signed by the guild president and marked with the VGEC seal in wax. Lifetime members are also recognized as such in the guild membership directory.
$500 (one-time fee)
Parish A discounted membership for those parishes with five or more vergers. Please coordinate with the membership secretary at [email protected] to register individuals into a parish membership. $200/year

You can email the Vergers Guild membership committee at [email protected] or call +1 (615) 873-0855 for help at any time.