Take a look below at the opportunities to serve in Children's Ministry. When you've found the team that is right for you, click the button to fill out the form! Questions? Contact Children's Ministry Director Ashley Huff.
Small Groups Helpers for School-Age: Develop relationships with a small group of children and their families while guiding them through their Sunday morning activities and facilitating discussion. Primary skills include relationship-building, classroom management, and consistency. Time commitment is Sunday mornings at 8:45-10:15 a.m. or 10:15 a.m.-11:45 p.m. along with about 30 minutes preparation time.
Small Group Helpers for Pre-School: Develop relationships with a small group of children and their families while guiding them through their Sunday morning activities and facilitating play. Primary skills include relationship-building, classroom management, and consistency. Time commitment is Sunday mornings at 8:45-10:15 a.m. or 10:15 a.m.-11:45 p.m. along with about 30 minutes preparation time.
Materials Manager: Each week gather and prepare the materials for Sunday morning children's activities. Primary responsibilities include reviewing the activities taking place, identifying all necessary materials, and preparing and placing into tubs for groups. Time commitment is flexible and is approximately 1-2 hours during the week.
Pen Pal: Write and send notes to children who are celebrating a birthday or another important event, and send notes that teachers have written for children in their class. Time commitment is flexible and is approximately 1 hour during the week.
Bi-Weekly (or Weekly)
Worship Leader for School-Age: Lead children in a time of worship. Primary skills include energy, enthusiasm, and model of worship. Time commitment is Sunday mornings from 9:00-10:00 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. along with 30 minutes preparation time.
Large Group Teacher for School-Age: Communicate lesson through large group presentation. Primary skills include energy and enthusiasm in sharing God's word and the ability to communicate to large groups of children. Time commitment is Sunday mornings from 10-11:10 a.m. along with 1 hour preparation time.
Greeter: Welcome families and show new families to their children's classrooms and introduce them to teachers. Primary skills include hospitality, kindness, and knowledge of teachers and classrooms. Time commitment is Sunday mornings from 8:50-9:15 a.m., 9:55-10:20 a.m., or 11-11:25 a.m.
Monthly, Bi-Weekly, Weekly, or As Needed
Set-Up Crew: Help create an environment to encourage fun and learning for our kids. This involves arriving at 8 a.m. to set up the stage and worship area, games and activities, and any small group space. Time commitment is Sunday mornings from 8:15 - 8:45 a.m.
Clean-Up Crew: Help tear down the Sunday environment to prepare for our We Care friends arriving Monday morning. Time commitment is Sunday mornings from 11:30 a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Subs for All Positions: Be available to receive an email throughout the week or check in on Sunday morning to find out if we have any spaces to be filled due to absence. This responsibility is crucial to ensure we are providing a safe, high-quality learning environment for all ages. Time commitment is Sunday mornings from 8:45-10:15 a.m. or 10:15-11:45 a.m. along with about 30 minutes preparation time.
Special Events Crew: We have special events throughout the year that provide fun activities for the families of our church and community. Each event requires many different types of helpers. Sign-up to be a part of our special event crew and we will contact you to let you know the needs of each individual event.
Upward Basketball: Upward is seeking Basketball Coaches For Boys and Girls for Grades 3 -4 and Grades 5-7. Also needed is Game Day Staff which includes Ambassadors (meet and greet folks, help with keeping folks moving in and out of the venues), MC's (player introductions, weekly announcements, and introduce halftime speakers), and Clock Operators Referees. There will be directions and training for each opportunity!
Sign-up to volunteer.