JOin a Team

Review areas to serve and fill out our form below to get involved and use your gifting.

  • Belong Ministry

    Usher
    Participate in our Worship Service as one of the first points of contact inside the worship center for all our guests. Have a friendly, approachable disposition; be willing to greet our guests with eye contact and a smile; and be willing to help our guests as requested. Ushers help with communion, offering, and counting our attendance along with other worship service tasks.
    Commitment: Monthly commitment during our Worship Services, every other month

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    Door Greeter
    Participate in our Worship Service by greeting our guests with eye contact and a smile as they enter the building. Have a friendly, approachable disposition and be willing to help our guests as requested.
    Commitment: Monthly commitment during our Worship Services, every other month

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    First Time Family Team
    Greet each new family in such a way that they feel comfortable leaving their children in our care, confident that their children will be invested in and loved well. Join our team as a Digital Specialist or New Family Host. Through serving in these roles, you will partner with our Awesome Adventure team to ensure a smooth transition for our new families and help them navigate the Children’s Ministry Area.
    Commitment: Monthly commitment during our Worship Services, every other month

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  • Campus Operations Ministry

    Kitchen Prep and Serving
    Help us provide hospitable settings for ministry events serving food. Opportunities include assisting with food preparation, serving and setups for a variety of events. Enjoy great fellowship.
    Commitment: As much as you are able to do - from one off events toa more defined commitment.

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    Coffee Central Ministry Partner
    If you love coffee & people, this is a great place to use your gifts. Help with brewing and serving coffee for Sunday services once a month.
    Commitment: Once a month, Sunday Services

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    Library Ministry Partner
    Serve in the library on Sundays, checking items in and out, shelving items, and helping patrons. No experience needed. Computer program training provided.
    Commitment: 30 minutes, once a month on Sundays

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    Mowing Team
    Join the mowing team and help keep our campus lawns groomed and beautiful. There are opportunities to push mow or with training and approval run one of our zero-turn riding mowers. 
    Commitment: Mowers are placed on a team and each team rotates on to serve one week each month from April to November

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    Cleaning Crew
    Help with normal cleaning activities through-out the church. Depending on what fits your level of desired involvement tasks could include or be limited to vacuuming, window washing, mopping, dusting, etc.
    Commitment: Self-Regulated

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    Grounds Crew
    Help with landscaping activities over all the church campus. Depending on what fits your level of desired involvement tasks could include or be limited to mulching, weeding, trimming, planting, watering, etc.
    Commitment: Self-Regulated

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    Warehousing
    Help with organizing and planning storage and inventory of the church maintenance supplies. Depending on what fits your level of desired involvement tasks could include or be limited to organizing storage items, inventory, light cleaning, upon training and certification - fork lift operating, etc.
    Commitment: Self-Regulated

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    Bus Driving Team
    Help transport Messiah students on Sundays as well as mission teams, children and student ministries activities through-out the year. There are opportunities for anyone with commercial driver’s license to serve this important ministry area. Passenger endorsement is required.
    Commitment: As much as you are able to do - from one off events to a monthly commitment to gather Messiah students on Sunday mornings.

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  • Caring Ministry

    Caring Ministry Team
    If God has gifted you with a loving heart of compassion and desire to support people in their moment of need, join this team. At the monthly meetings, you hear updates on members in the church body who need care and you can volunteer to care for those who need the love of Christ.
    Commitment: Two, 1-hour meetings a month & 1-2 hours of care a week

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  • Children's Ministry

    Adventure Guides
    Adventure Guides serve as “buddies” for our children with special needs so that they can be included with their peers. Adventure Guides typically serve with the same child every Sunday in order to form an endearing and trusting relationship with that child.
    Commitment: 9 or 10:45 a.m. service, Every Sunday (with summers off) or every other month for 1-year commitment

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    Nursery Ministry Partners
    Nursery ministry partners lay the foundation for children to experience the love of Jesus in a safe place. They provide care to infants and toddlers through stories, snacks, and play. Simple, easy to teach, age-appropriate Bible lessons and crafts are provided.
    Commitment: 9 or 10:45 a.m. service, Every Sunday (with summers off) or every other month for 1-year commitment

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    Registration Desk Attendants
    Those who serve with our Registration Desk Team provide hospitality and security, welcoming children and families when they arrive, answering questions from parents, helping with check-in and pick-up, and providing a security presence.
    Commitment: Typically, 9 or 10:45 a.m. service, Every Sunday (with summers off) or every other month for 1-year (Before, during or after service options)

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    Snack Providers
    All the snacks that are served to children on Sunday mornings are provided by donations. Snack Providers enjoy purchasing snacks that can be served during Awesome Adventure classes to keep hungry bellies happy.
    Commitment: As needed

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    Preschool Teachers
    Preschool teachers lead a Bible lesson and activities to children between the ages of 2-5, discipling them into a loving, growing relationship with Jesus. All lessons, crafts, and activities are provided.
    Commitment: 9 or 10:45 a.m. service, Every Sunday (with summers off) or every other month for 1-year commitment

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    Preschool Assistants
    Preschool Assistants welcome children with love and enthusiasm so that they feel known, cared for, and experience the joy of learning about Jesus and what it means to follow Him. Preschool assistants help with crafts, snacks, free time, and clean-up as the teacher leads lessons and activities.
    Commitment: 9 or 10:45 a.m. service, Every Sunday (with summers off) or every other month for 1-year commitment

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    Elementary Teachers
    Elementary Teachers lead the Bible lesson for a classroom of elementary-aged students, engaging them in interactive learning to help them grow deeper in their knowledge of God, their love for Him and others, and their obedience to Him and His Word. *Must be a church member or willing to pursue church membership
    Commitment: 9 or 10:45 a.m. service, Every Sunday (with summers off) or every other month for 1-year commitment

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    Elementary Small Group Leaders
    Elementary small group leaders invest in the lives of 8-10 children by building relationships with them and helping them grow in their faith in Jesus, facilitating activities and discussion with them.
    Commitment: 9 or 10:45 a.m. service, Every Sunday (with summers off) or every other month for 1-year commitment

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  • College Ministry

    Food Prep for College-Age Ministry
    Help create a hospitable environment for college-age students to engage in fellowship by prepping dinner for them. Prep side dishes, soups and desserts at home and help set up, serve and clean up dinner at the church.
    Commitment: Once a month for about 3 hours on Sunday Nights

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  • Communication Ministry

    Creative Team Member
    Help create stage sets, take photos or videos for special events and express God’s design through art.
    Commitment: Project-based commitment depending upon availability

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    Social Media Team Member
    Help share stories of what God is doing at the church by creating content, capturing moments and producing videos.
    Commitment: Once a month meeting & commitments assigned then

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  • Community Engagement Ministry

    Foster Care Support Team
    Join a team dedicated to offering practical help and encouragement to a family caring for children through foster care. Learn more about our first church wide strategic initiative, foster care, and the variety of ways you can help care for vulnerable children in our community at westshorefree.org/foster.
    Commitment: 1-2 hours per week

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  • Disability Ministry

    A-Team Drivers
    Sunday Mornings, One Sunday per Month
    Pick up and drop off A-Team members for services and their fellowship group.
    Commitment: The commitment varies, but the joy of the passengers remains the same.

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  • Multiply Ministry

    Prayer Ministry Team Member
    Serve as part of a team ministering God’s grace to others through prayer. The team meets before each Sunday morning service to pray and is present at the front of the sanctuary at the end of each service to receive people who come for prayer.
    Commitment: Weekly on Sunday mornings; Periodic trainings throughout the year

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    Alpha Team Member
    Offer hospitality and facilitate conversation in a small group for guests who are exploring faith in Jesus through the Alpha course.
    Commitment: Weekly for 11 weeks on Thursday evenings during the fall or spring

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    Alpha Kitchen Team
    Help prepare and serve a meal to a large group of guests who are exploring faith in Jesus.
    Commitment: Weekly for 11 weeks on Thursday evenings during the fall or spring

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    Alpha Marriage Course
    Offer hospitality to couples who are investing in their marriage relationship and exploring Christian faith.
    Commitment: Weekly for 7 weeks on Thursday evenings during the fall or spring

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    Prison Ministry
    Serve on a team of men and women that goes into prisons on a weekly basis to run the Alpha course. We have found those who are incarcerated to be very open to spiritual conversations and eager to grow in their understanding of God.
    Commitment: 2-3 hours weekly as available

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  • Student Ministry

    Junior High Bible Study Leader
    Help lead 7-8th grade bible study. This time includes a group game and a short bible study together. Team up with 1-2 others to facilitate a fun game and guided bible study. This is a great way to get involved with Student Min. if you’re not yet ready to lead a LifeGroup.
    Commitment: Weekly, Wednesday evenings @ 6-8 p.m.

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    LifeGroup Leader (Student Ministry)
    This is an application to be a volunteer LifeGroup leader for Junior or Senior High. This form will give us a bit of contact information and some insight into why and where you desire to serve.

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    Student Ministry Heroes
    This is a team of people that want to serve in some capacity but cannot serve on a weekly basis. This form will give us a bit of contact information and some insight into what you may like to do. We will keep this contact list and contact you in the future for support that we may need throughout the year.

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    Tech Volunteer (Student Ministry)
    We are in need of volunteers to run sound, lighting, and media for our Student Min. gatherings on Sunday evenings. Tech training is available for those who want to help but don’t have the skills yet! This also includes discipleship opportunities as volunteers work alongside members of our student tech team. 
    Commitment: As needed about once a month

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  • Worship Ministry

    Choir Member
    Use your voice to praise the King and lead our church family on Sunday when we have a choir. Participants should be able to learn parts on their own. 
    Commitment: Rehearsals will take place in preparation for specific Sundays

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    Musicians & Vocals
    We are always seeking talented musicians & vocalists for our Worship Team (ex. drums, keyboard, electric/bass guitar, strings & vocalists). 
    Commitment: Once or twice per month during our Worship Services

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    Tech Team Volunteer
    We are always seeking volunteers for media, lighting, camera for Worship Services & special events. Training will be provided. 
    Commitment: Once or twice per month during our Worship Services

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    Communion Team
    Help facilitate this important part of our worship service once a month. There are multiple teams and available opportunities to serve.
    Communion Prep: 1 Thursday per Month @ 10 a.m.
    Arrangement Team: Every Third Month, Sunday Morning
    Servers: Every other month, at our Worship Services

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