What does it look like when we Say Yes and Be Yes? Join us in volunteering for worship service opportunities and experience for yourself what Be Yes for Christ looks and feels like.
Service opportunities for the Traditional service and the Bridge service are listed below.
Traditional Service Volunteer Opportunities:
|Altar Guild||Set up the elements for Communion and clean up after Communion on the first Sunday of the month and for any other special Communion services. This team is also responsible for filling the candles with oil as needed and assemble/put away candles for Christmas Eve candlelight service. Training required. Commitment is 1-2 times per year.|
|Flower Guild||Teams arrange flowers for the Sanctuary each Sunday and for special church events. Training is required, three Wednesday night sessions at the beginning of the service year. Participants work in teams of three or more. Teams arrange flowers approximately six times per year plus Easter and Christmas.|
|Holy Communion Servers||Communion servers will serve on a scheduled basis on the first Sunday of each month. Eight people are required for the 8:30 AM service and eight people are required for the 11:00 AM service in the sanctuary. Communion servers are also needed during Lent and for special services on Christmas Eve. Commitment is a minimum of 2 times per year.|
|Greeter Teams||Welcome people to church on Sunday mornings; assist them in finding Sunday school classes and/or answer questions about the church. Stationed at various entrance locations. Greeters are needed before the 8:30AM service, the beginning of Sunday School and before the 11:00AM service. Volunteers are asked to commit to each Sunday in the month(s) for which they volunteer and special services such as Christmas, Holy Week and funerals.
|Information Desk||This team will learn about church ministries and programs in order to connect visitors and members to them. A list of church activities for the day will be provided to the Information Desk volunteer each week. They will staff the Information Desk and direct and/or escort persons to their desired locations. In addition, they will greet first–time visitors and give out the visitor bag or packet plus answer any questions. Volunteers are scheduled on a rotating basis and serve before and after both services. Total time commitment around 45 minutes to one hour.|
|Photo Team||Take digital photos of families on New Member day. Take family photos following Baptism and Confirmation. Periodically take pictures for myasbury. Serve on a rotating basis throughout the year as needed.|
|Parking Host Team||Safely, courteously, and effectively direct pedestrian and vehicular traffic to and from parking areas. Assist older adults and handicapped to special parking spaces. Placement of traffic cones and special parking signs. Serve in 4-6 person teams periodically throughout the year. Serve in 8-10 person teams for special holidays such as Christmas and Easter.
|Pew Literature||Straighten and replenish pew literature, pencils and registration pads in Sanctuary. Task is to be completed in advance of assigned service. Volunteers are asked to serve one month at a time.|
|Sanctuary Sound||Operate the sound equipment during services. Volunteers are asked to serve during Sunday morning Traditional worship services, additional special worship services and weddings on an optional basis. No prior experience is necessary. Minimum age: 7th grade and up. Training will be provided prior to service commitment. 1 or 2 times a month usual commitment.|
|Sanctuary Video||Record the worship services using three camera switching/recording system. Also, record other events and services on an optional basis, as needed. No prior experience is necessary. Minimum age: 7th grade and up. Training will be provided prior to service commitment. 1 or 2 times a month usual commitment.|
|Sanctuary Tech||Operate presentation software in the sound booth for announcement loop, hymn lyrics, and occasional multimedia during services. Also, start and stop audio recording software for later podcasting, etc. No prior experience necessary. Minimum age: 7th grade & up. Training will be provided prior to service commitment. 1 or 2 times a month usual commitment.|
|Usher Teams||Welcome people into worship, distribute bulletins and assist with seating. Maintain order in the sanctuary corridors and Narthex while services are in progress. Assist latecomers with seating. Collect offering and assist with communion as needed. Count attendance. Pick up bulletins, paper, and completed attendance sheets, straighten pew racks following service. Volunteers are asked to commit to each Sunday in the month(s) for which they volunteer.
Bridge Service Volunteer Opportunities:
|Hosts||Greet people at the door, pass out bulletins, help pass the offering baskets, take head count for our attendance numbers, and assist people who need help finding refreshments, the nursery or restrooms.|
|Communion Servers||Help the Pastor serve either the bread or the juice on Communion Sundays (always the first Sunday of the month)|
|Set-Up/Clean-Up Teams||Puts the attendance pads in the chairs and also picks up the used pages and discarded bulletins after service.|
|Doughnuts||Pick up doughnuts (already paid for) on Sunday mornings and bring them to church prior to the service.|
|Coffee||Bring the coffee urns from the coffee nook and rinse and return them after the service.|
|Worship Team||Sing or play in the band, or learn to run the sound or power-point, on a rotating basis.|
|Reading Scripture||For children and youth, reading the Psalm during worship.|
|Lunch and Serve Team||Order and pick up pizza, drinks and paper products for Lunch & Serve Sundays (once a quarter).|