A ministry to include children 6th through 12th grade in
the liturgies of the church in a non-threatening and meaningful way. This
ministry also includes opportunities for adults to assist.
Youth Opportunity: Following training, vest and process with other
acolytes and clergy at 8:00 or 10:00 service and occasional special
services. Time commitment: arrive 15 minutes before service.
Adult Opportunity: Wash acolyte albs, change seasonal ribbons on
acolyte crosses, assist in training acolytes, remind acolytes of their scheduled
days, send birthday cards/notes.
Provides a way to participate in a quiet and spiritual
behind-the-scenes ministry, so that all will experience worship which is
organized, beautiful and efficient.
Altar Team: Serve on
a team to prepare the altar and sanctuary for regular Sunday Eucharists and
occasional services. Serve
approximately once a month, time commitment, 1 hour for set-up, 30 minutes for
Design, create and/or provide floral arrangements for Altar and Rotunda areas.
Time commitment: 2 hours.
Work with a team to decorate the church for Thanksgiving, Christmas and
Easter. Time commitment:
approx. 3 hours per holiday.
Work with a team to design and create banners for the Worship area.
Time commitment varies.
Assembles the Sunday bulletin – a major communications tool
for the parish.
Meets weekly on Friday mornings to remove outdated material
and insert new material in the welcome packets.
Provides a unique way to facilitate understanding of
scripture and liturgy in a new way.
There are opportunities to get involved for Actors, Script
writers, or Props/Set builders.
We foster a sense of welcoming where people can get to know
one another by providing coffee, juice and cookies after Sunday church services.
Cookie buddies make or buy 5 – 6 dozen cookies to be served
by the Coffee Hosts. Serve
approximately once a month.
Coffee Hosts make and replenish the coffee, punch and water
decanters and set out the cookies.
Serve on a team approximately once a month.
Arrive 15 minutes before the service, clean up is completed approximately
40 minutes after the service.
Provides information or direction to those with questions.
Serve approximately once a month before and after the
service you customarily attend.
We maintain the beauty of the landscaped areas and control
the appearance of the non-landscaped areas.
The first Saturday of each month you are invited to join us for a donut
and cup of coffee at 9 before we work until about noon.
sweeping or blowing leaves and debris, weeding, gopher control, pruning shrubs
and trees, spreading fertilizer or weed-control, weed-whacking, using the
ride-on mower to mow the lawn.
A ministry to read the Old Testament lesson, Epistle or
Prayers of the People at the service you customarily attend during weekly
services on Sundays. Training is required and will be done one-on-one.
Serve approximately once a month, during the service your customarily attend.
A ministry to provide assistance to the clergy during
communion by serving the chalice, and on occasion, the bread. You must be a
baptized Christian to join this ministry. Training is necessary and will be done
on a one-on-one basis. Serve
approximately once a month, during the service your customarily attend.
To provide a comfortable and welcoming place for people to
worship, this ministry maintains and repairs our facility, including HVAC,
plumbing and electrical systems.
Expertise is desired in the following areas:
HVAC, plumbing, electrical, general maintenance.
Twice a year we host clean up days for window washing, touch-up painting
and other occasional tasks. Special,
specific care is taken in the kitchen.
This team provides inspiration and adoration in worship
with vocal and instrumental accompaniment, leading the congregational singing
and offering special anthems.
The choir rehearses once a week for approximately 1 ½
hours. Singers/instrumentalists can
commit to one or both services on Sunday morning.
For those who can only make a seasonal commitment, the Christmas or
Easter choir are options. A music
team secretary assists in filing music weekly.
This team introduces newcomers to Faith Church
and helps them find ways to participate in the life of the church.
Opportunities to help this ministry include food
preparation of potluck-type dishes for
socials or Faith 101 – Intro to Faith Church, attending the social to
meet newcomers, phone calls to those who have submitted an information card on
Sunday or phone calls to encourage attendance at an event or Faith 101 class.
We welcome families with young children and assist children
in feeling comfortable with the transition from their parent to their peer
group. Volunteers are welcome
to assist with signing children in and out.
This is a scheduled ministry, serving approximately once a month at your
customary service. Arrive 15 minutes
before the service. Another way to
serve this ministry is to assist with our seasonal decorations.
Volunteers assist the office staff with timely mailings,
bulletin preparation, newsletters, flyer design and special projects like a
church directory, service booklet preparation, or collection and analysis of
statistics. Great flexibility is
available for volunteers in this ministry.
Supportively responds to the needs of Faith's parishioners
and family during incidents such as illness, recent loss of a loved one, the
birth of a baby, or hospitalization.
There are several ways to participate in this team:
visit a parishioner, make check-in phone calls, send a card, prepare a
meal, provide transportation, provide occasional and temporary household help.
Use and develop production skills in collaboration with the
Music Director and Rector to enhance the worship experience through the use of
professional audio equipment.
Volunteers in this ministry manage/engineer the audio mix
for Sunday worship services, set up and take down sound equipment for special
events, create CDs of the services for those who weren’t able to attend the
service. Serve approximately twice a
month, once on the board, once in the room, for both Sunday morning services.
Creating the first impression of Faith Church
for those who attend worship, this team warmly greets those who attend,
distribute bulletins, count those in attendance, take the offertory and monitor
the room for comfort and assist worshipers during the service as needed.
Scheduled approximately once a month, at the service you customarily
Augment the visual portion of worship by composing (with
direction from office staff) MS Powerpoint presentation of a service and runs
the presentation during Sunday morning services.
The team members coordinate presentation of occasional video clips and
perform equipment maintenance as needed.
Team members serve approximately every six weeks.
you would like more information on any of these programs, please contact
Kim Kreth, Parish Administrator