As Christians, we are called to serve as the hands and feet of Christ. We serve within the church walls as well as beyond.
As we make ministries with children and their families a higher priority, do you have an hour or two per month to volunteer in the nursery?
Mission (sharing God’s love outside of ourselves): local ministries; regional and international mission teams.
Worship (glorifying God as the gathered community of faith): read scripture, ASL interpretation, audio-visual support, children’s message, acolyte (candle lighter), crucifer (cross bearer), usher, decorating, altar guild.
Care (sharing God’s love with those in need): Community Care Ministers, ride service for elderly.
Outreach (sharing God’s love with those beyond our walls): mug visits to first-time guests, building relationships with our community, mailings, invitations, understanding demographics.
Fellowship (strengthening the family of faith): kitchen help for church-wide meals, activities that strengthen relationships.
Education (sharing and growing in the Christian faith through learning): Sunday School teachers and assistants, Bible study leader, small group leader. Both ongoing and short-term.
Children (birth – 5th grade): Safe Sanctuaries policies apply for volunteers working with children, including background checks.
Youth (6th – 12th grade): Safe Sanctuaries policies apply for volunteers working with youth, including background checks.
Hospitality (making our guests and members feel at home): parking lot greeters, door greeters, interior greeters, decorating.
Facility and Grounds (maintaining a campus that is safe and welcoming): building systems, landscaping, maintenance, event set-up.
Administration (organizing people and resources around the mission to accomplish goals): office volunteer, generosity, financial management, planned giving, insurance, vendor contracts.
Other: Have a skill or interest not listed here? Even if you’ve always wondered how it might be of use in a church, you’d be surprised. Your skill may be the basis for a new ministry that will greatly serve our community!