Create a warm and inviting atmosphere on Sunday mornings. Serve coffee, donuts, and pastries and take money, Help create a setting to encourage community before and after services. Make coffee, set up food, cashier, and interact with guests.. Very busy and fun way to really get your hands dirty (and sticky).
Time Commitment: Sunday mornings; 9:30 – 11:00 am
Help people find a seat in worship and pass out bulletins at the doors to the Sanctuary.
Time Commitment: Sunday mornings; 8:15 am – 9:30 am & 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Greeters arrive 20 minutes early and greet the congregation, they are the “go to” people for any visitors who may be lost, or who have a question about what’s going on that day.
Time Commitment: Sunday mornings; Arrive 20 minutes before each service.
Attendance Pad Collector
After church services, help collect the attendance pad slips, and put them in the front office.
Time Commitment: Sunday mornings; immediately following the 11:00 am service
Funeral / Visitation Team
Our funeral/visitation team serve as greeters for our congregants and a large number of folks who are visiting our campus for the first time. The team usually has members who bring baked goods for visitations, and members who are stationed throughout the church campus to direct people to the visitation service.
Time Commitment: 1-2 hours as needed for service
Member Engagement Volunteer
Many of our members who have faithfully attended church for years are no longer able to do so, or have missed church for other reasons. Those that offer care will visit with them by phone, remind them that they are loved by the church and send an occasional not of encouragement.
Time Commitment: Monday – Thursday; weekly or bi-weekly for 1 hour at the church
Serve as the “voice of First Methodist” and direct all incoming calls to the appropriate places.
Time Commitment: Monday – Friday; weekly or bi-weekly for 3-4 hours at the church