UP-REACH Ministry Opportunities

Audio Team- Involves assisting sound engineer, adjusting mics and speakers.  Must have experience working a soundboard.  Sundays 9:00 am to 12:00 Noon, some Wednesdays 6:00 to 8:00 pm, and special events requiring sound.

Band- Involves skillfully playing musical instruments, ability to read music is preferred.  Sundays 9:00 am to 12:00 Noon and for special events requiring music.

Baptism Interviews- Involves talking and praying with baptism candidates of all ages, going over questionnaire, explaining dress procedures, and recommending to the pastor for baptism.  Must have a shepherd’s heart and solid grasp of scripture.

Baptism Pool Set-up and Tear-down- Involves laying rubber mats, prepping the pool with water and chemicals on Saturday evening, removing pool after church on Sundays, and draining.  Third Sunday of each month.

Baptism Robes and Towels- Involves laying out properly fitting robes and towels for baptism candidates, taking them home to wash, drying, and bringing back to church.  Third Sunday of each month.

Cameras- Involves filming worship services on the church’s cameras.  Sundays 10:15 am to 12:00 Noon.

Chair Cleaning/Maintenance- Involves aligning chairs before services and events, cleaning with lint brushes and removing stains with soap and water, replacing broken chairs, bringing out/taking up additional chairs.  Help needed on Sunday and for special events.

Communion Preparation- Involves setting up/taking down tables, tablecloths, trays, and elements on Sundays; must inventory and notify office to replenish elements.  First Sunday of each month.

Dance Ministry- Involves dancing, coaching, and teaching individuals and groups made up of various ages and skill levels in the art of choreography while utilizing various styles so as to coincide with sermons and/or songs.  Needed on Sunday and for special events.

Decision Counselors- Involves praying and counseling with people who come forward after an invitation is given for salvation, rededication, baptism, and church membership.  Counseling materials provided.  Must be spiritually mature with a solid grasp of scripture.  Sundays and special events.

First Impressions/Greeters- Involves pleasantly greeting people who come into the church through each entrance on Sundays at 10:00 am, before church begins at 10:30.  Must be knowledgeable of church events, building layout, and ministries offered at the church.

Hospitality Table (Green Room)- Involves setting up/taking down table, tablecloth, water bottles, and snacks (with money provided by the church) for the musicians, singers, speakers, technicians, and others participating in Sunday worship production.  Sunday set up by 9:30 am; clean up by 12:00 Noon.

Intercession Team- Involves praying individually or in groups as led by the Spirit before church in a select room or in the sanctuary over each seat, interceding for the people who will be in attendance.

IT Team- Involves helping the church with computer, Internet, software, and technical issues that may arise.  Must have knowledge and experience of working technology.  Flexible schedule; available as needed by phone or in person.

Lighting- Involves pointing, changing, and controlling lighting during Sunday worship and special events.  Sundays from 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon.

Medical Team- Involves assisting attenders of all ages who are in need of immediate medical attention.  Must be able to perform CPR and work a defibrillator.  Licensed doctors, nurses, and EMT workers preferred.  Sundays, Wednesdays, and special events.

Parking Lot Attendants- Involves directing cars on and off the church’s lot on Sundays at 10:00 am and 12:00 Noon, and special events that garner larger crowds.  Must be warm, courteous, and kindhearted to people driving in for worship.  May involve helping the elderly, families with special needs, and providing umbrellas when it rains.

Pro-Presenter Team- Involves operating a computer program that places lyrics, scriptures, sermon notes, and images on the screen for the worshippers to follow.  Must be attentive and knowledgeable of computers, software and troubleshooting through glitches.  Sundays 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon.

Sanctuary Decor- Involves recommending, designing, purchasing (with church funds) and installing colors, patters, foliage, backgrounds, and fabrics that beautify the sanctuary.

Security Team- Involves providing security for all STBC members on Sundays from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm, some Wednesday evenings, and for special events.  Men and women are welcome to apply.

Staging Team- Involves moving and removing pulpit, props, speakers, mic stands, and other stage elements.  Sundays 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon and special events.

Usher Ministry- Involves pleasantly assisting latecomers with seating, passing baskets for offering and used communion elements, welcoming and blessing first-time guests with items from the church, and giving handouts to congregants when necessary.  Sundays 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon.

Worship Service Controllers- Involves going over the “Order of Worship” sheet before service with everyone involved in the service, helping to keep the service functioning on time.  Sundays 10:00 am too 12:00 Noon.

Worship Singers- Involves learning songs in rehearsal on Thursdays from 6:30 – 8:00 pm and singing on Sundays 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon.  Must be able to harmonize and sing various styles of music.