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April 18, 2013 
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Revised: March 17, 2020
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ActivitiesDescriptionMinistry AreaChairman/Contact
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50-PlusMeet the first Thursday of the month (no July) at 11:45. Co-ed group for anyone who would like to join them. Each month there is a program that can be educational or for entertainment. Bring your own bag lunch plus something to share with the group. FellowshipRandy Shue
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Acolyte/CrossbearerAssist in worship service approximately one time every other month. Youth in grades 6 and up are invited to participate by attending a 45 minute training session.  The training is usually offered two times per year by the Acolyte/Crossbearer Coordinator.  Wonderful opportunity to enhance the worship experience for our youth. WorshipLiz and Sean O'Brien
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Adult Education LeaderClasses meet on Sundays during the Sunday School hour at 9:15 a.m. from September through May. You can teach as few as one class per year. Curriculum, often a video presentation followed by a discussion, is provided. Volunteers should be comfortable leading discussions and working with adults. Youth and FamilySister Dottie Almoney
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Altar GuildWeekly assistants serve approximately 20 minutes after each communion service, every 2 to 3 months. Men, women and families are all welcome! Refill trays with communion cups, wash all communion vessels and vacuum as needed.  Training provided by Altar Guild co-chairs.  WorshipDebbie Shue
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Archive CommitteeCaretakes the historical documents and physical items that are of historical importance in the history of the congregation.  The committee meets rarely, as needed.Parish LifeCarol Esbenshade
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Art Hallway MinistryThe Art hallway, located around the corner from the choir room, provides an opportunity for church members to share their special talents and interests with the rest of the congregation. The group meets in the evening during the week, as needed, to plan the displays.Fred Husson
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Assisting MinisterServe approximately once every two months. Working with the Pastor you will lead some parts of the service, distribute bread for communion and write the prayers of the church. (Online resources are available!) Wonderful opportunity for both Adults and Senior High students. Training provided by Pastor Ross.WorshipPastor Ross
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AV/Lighting TeamFor traditional worship services, arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the service.  Ensure the sound system is turned on and working properly and a blank CD is in the CD recorder.  During the service monitor the microphones, lights and record the service. Training is provided as needed and initially you will work with an experienced person until you are comfortable on your own. You will be scheduled approximately once every other month. WorshipBill Schlener and Bob Preston
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Book ClubMeets once every two months, third Tuesday at 1:30, for discussion on book of choice. It's a wonderful way to open your mind to books you might not otherwise read. Join us!Mary Ann Frontz
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Bread & Wine PresenterReport to the Narthex during the Offertory on your assigned week.  Carry the Communion Elements from the Narthex to the Pastors during the Presentation of Gifts. The head usher will cue you when it's time to enter.  Children are welcome to help.  Serve approximately once every three months.WorshipJennifer Lehman
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Cemetery CommitteeOversees the organization and care of the church Cemetery and Memorial Garden. The Cemetery Committee meets the second Thursdays of February and August and the second Tuesdays of May and November at 3:30 pm. Reports directly to Council/Council President
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Children’s Ministry CommitteeMeets about once every other month. Helps to plan and implement Children's Ministry activities.
Children's MinistryJulie Gotwald
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Children’s Sermon LeaderWrite, implement and lead a children's sermon for the Traditional or New Day service about 4 times per year.Children's MinistryPastors
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Church CouncilThe governing body of St. Peter's as defined by the Congregation Constitution. The members, except for the pastor(s) are elected by the congregation during the month of November and serve a four year term. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, financial and property matters, preparing an annual budget for adoption by the congregation, planning and running the annual congregational meeting. Meetings are one evening per month.Reports directly to Council/Council PresidentBeth Soslow
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Clothing Bank (Lydia's Closet)Organize and distribute donated clothing to local families. Meets the first Saturday of every month from 8:30-noon.  Come whenever you are able and stay for as long as you can. Donations of used clothing and new socks or underwear are accepted in the Church Office. The name of the clothing bank is Lydia's Closet.Local Social MinistryMolly Olmsted
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Coffee Bar Helper8-11 am Sunday morning, approximately once every 4 months. Make coffee, serve baked goods and greet parishioners. Some like to bake and bring their own items although it is not required. FellowshipDonna Aho and Nancy Pokopec
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Communications CommitteeMeets monthly. Facilitates the management of the overall public image of the church in the community, and helps groups within the church communicate their message both within and without. Coordinates information via a variety of media such as a website, Facebook, Youtube, press releases, and ad promotions. Always looking for those that possess either a keen interest in storytelling or knowledge of the various aspects of communication to help get the word out about opportunities and events at St. Peter's.Community RelationsJill Kerchner
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Communion AssistantServe communion elements (usually the wine cup) at communion worship services, once every two months on average.  Open to adults. Training provided by the clergy.WorshipKaren Peiffer
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Community Meals-Kitchen
ON HOLD
St. Peter's prepares, delivers, and serves one full evening meal on the first Wednesday of each month at Grace Lutheran Church on North Queen St. in Lancaster.  The kitchen crew typically starts around 1:30pm at St. Peter's to prepare the meal and is generally done around 7:00pm.  You are not obligated to help at every meal but can volunteer as your schedule permits.
CURRENTLY ON HOLD
Local Social MinistryJan Gigl & Neil Snyder
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Community Meals-Servers
ON HOLD
St. Peter's prepares, delivers, and serves one full evening meal on the first Wednesday of each month at Grace Lutheran Church on North Queen St. in Lancaster.  Our servers gather and leave from St. Peter's at 5:00pm to transport the food and serve the meal at Grace Lutheran Church.  Typically they return to St. Peter's at 6:45/7:00pm.  Some servers meet us at Grace Lutheran at 5:15pm.  You are not obligated to help at every meal but can volunteer as your schedule permits.
CURRENTLY ON HOLD
Local Social MinistrySylvia Lashley
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Computer workAs needs arise in the church with things such as our website this list is used to contact people who have computer related skills that may be willing to help. There is no ongoing group that meets.Office Staff/Community RelationsSandy Shattuck
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Confirmation TeacherConfirmation Ministry is a faith and discipleship educational ministry in the Church, where young adults prepare for a formal rite of Affirmation of Baptism (described as "making one's Confirmation"), usually in the spring of their 9th Grade school year.  Classes meet on Sundays during the Sunday School hour at 9:15 a.m. from September through May.  Those who wish to serve as teachers will typically be matched up with a another teacher.  In our Confirmation classes, these co-teachers are often pastoral staff members.  Teaching experience is helpful but not required, but an active life in the church is a requirement, as part of confirmation teaching is modeling healthy discipleship in your life.  Training can be provided for those who need it, and the co-teacher arrangement typically provides for ongoing support and direction as needed.  Youth and FamilySister Dottie Almoney
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Congregational MealsThere are many occasions when meals are planned for the congregation as a whole or for part of the congregation such as the Palm Sunday breakfast or breakfast for the Confirmation class and their families. Volunteers are needed for preparing food, in some cases shopping for supplies, serving and clean up afterwards. As events come up this list is used to contact volunteers for a specific event. FellowshipLynn Fyfe
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Constitution Committee-DormantMeets as needed.  The committee is charged with updating and revising the congregation's Constitution.Reports directly to Council/Council PresidentLeslie McCarthy
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Deliver Altar FlowerOnce every 6-7 weeks, take the altar flowers to a mostly shut-in member and visit with them for a little a bit. Typically it is someone in a nursing home that isn't able to make it to church any longer. Great reward and even a great family opportunity. Parish LifeChristine Smith
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Emergency Medical HelpMembers with medical training (EMTs, physicians or nurses) that may be called upon in case of emergency while they are at the church.Health and WellnessSherry Weller
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Endowment Investment CommitteeEstablished to consolidate, manage and utilize bequests and other received donations in a responsible manner. Reports directly to Council/Council PresidentSteve Gegg
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Evangelism CommitteeMeet once a month on a Wednesday at 2pm for about an hour. Follow up with Sunday visitors to St. Peter's via phone and/or email and help them get acclimated with the various committees and volunteer opportunities within the church. In addition, follow up when New Member classes are offered. EvangelismJudy Logan
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Fellowship CommitteeMeets one evening per month. Plans and executes various social activities for the church including the church picnic in the fall, the Palm Sunday breakfast and the Strawberry Festival in the spring.  Committee members help plan and run the various events.FellowshipLynn Fyfe
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Finance CommitteeFormulates, recommends to council, and monitors the adherence to the policies, practices, and procedures of all financial matters and activities of the church not otherwise delegated by the governing documents of the church. This includes but is not limited to setting an annual church budget based on committee budget requests, monitoring outstanding debt obligations and providing a monthly report to council. FinanceSherry Moul
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Food Bank VolunteerCollect donated food from the carts in the Narthex and deliver to organizations who in turn provide the food to those in need. Local Social MinistryMolly Olmsted
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Funeral HospitalityRequires a flexible schedule but ample people to handle if you cannot lend aid on a particular date. Needs vary depending on the wishes of the family but typically preparation starts for a luncheon around 9:30. The group serves the meal after the service and stays to clean up afterwards so it will likely take a few hours from start to finish in the typical scenario. Sometimes, it is a Narthex reception which lessens the time commitment. Only a 2-3 times a year event to help with. Parish LifeChristine Smith
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Global Social Ministry CommitteeMeet as needed; no scheduled regular meetings. Coordinates several outreach ministries focused on helping those in need beyond the local community, along with managing the congregation's benevolence budget.Global Social Ministries
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GreeterAs a greeter you would arrive 20 minutes prior to the start of the church service.  A pre printed name tag can be found on the welcome center table, that you would wear.  Stand at the front door and greet people as they enter  building welcoming them to the church.   If someone would identify themselves as a visitor, you would direct them to the Welcome Center or answer any questions they may have.  Volunteers serve approximately once every other month. EvangelismJoi Monacci
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Health & Wellness CommitteeOversees and coordinates various ministries within the church that relate to our congregation's health and well-being.
Health and WellnessSherry Weller
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Herald mailingOnce a month assemble our monthly newsletter, the Herald, for mailing. It involves collating, sealing and adding address labels. As we have moved to email, the number of copies mailed has been reduced so the need in this area has also been reduced. Office StaffSandy Shattuck
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Homes for HopeHomes of Hope is a ministry that provides temporary housing for a displaced family in Manheim Township. Two Mentors (along with 2 Budget Coaches who meet at a different time) encourage, support, challenge, nurture and love the families who are experiencing difficult life circumstances that have led them to seek temporary housing while getting their lives back in order. The home is located close to St. Peter’s. The minimum requirement is that you meet weekly with the family and submit a report to the HOH Coordinator, and attend the monthly board meetings, which last about one hour. A family commits to the program for an average of 3 – 4 months. Those interested in mentoring or being a budget coach need to participate in a HOH Training Workshop, prior to volunteering with a family. Local Social MinistrySherry Moul
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Human Resources CommitteeOversees the support, direction, compensation, and evaluation of our paid church staff, ensuring employee manuals, employee reviews, compensation packages, staff conflict resolution and other matters related to staff ministry oversight. Time commitment is estimated at 5-7 hours per month, but some months may require additional time. Human Resources
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Intern CommitteeMeets monthly and offers guidance and support to our Vicar during their 12 month internship. Duties include interviewing candidates (if available) at the Gettysburg seminary in February, feedback to the vicar during his or her time at St. Peter's, and sermon, mid-year and final evaluations.
Reports directly to Council/Council PresidentNeil Snyder
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Junior/Senior High
Sunday School Leader
Lead a Sunday School class, grades 5 to 12, for a five week rotation during the Sunday school hour. Teaching experience is helpful but not required. An active life in the church is a requirement, as part of teaching Sunday School is modeling healthy discipleship in your life. All lessons and materials are provided. Can volunteer for as little as 1 unit which is 5 weeks long or all of them! There are a total of 6 units.Youth and FamilySister Dottie Almoney
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Just For Fun GroupThis is an informal adult group, strictly of a fellowship nature, that gets together several times a year with planned events. A varied number participate, usually 10 –30, based on the type of event, schedules, the weather, etc. Participants share the cost of the food.FellowshipJohn and Kathy Burke
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Kitchen HelpThere are many occasions when help is needed in the kitchen. It may be breakfast for a confirmation class or helping with a Wednesday night Lenten meal, among others. You will be contacted as needs arise and volunteer as it fits your schedule. Typically someone is in charge of the meal who will guide you in the tasks that need to be done.FellowshipLynn Fyfe
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Knitting MinistryA self-paced knitting activity that prepares requested items for various organizations.  Requested items vary and may be prayer shawls, scarves, hats, mittens or small blankets.Local Social MinistryLoretta Stutzman
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LectorRead the first and second lesson, and possibly lead the congregation in a psalm, during the worship service approximately once every other month. Text will be mailed during the week you are assigned to allow time to review and practice before the service. WorshipThom McConnell
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Library WorkLearn library system; help set up new books and make sure books are in order and on the correct shelf, serve in the library during the Sunday School hour as scheduled. Library committee meets 2-3 times per year.Parish LifeMary Ann Frontz
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Local Social Ministry CommitteeMeet as needed; no scheduled regular meetings. Coordinates several outreach ministries (Food bank donations and community meals, for example) focused on helping those in need in the local community. Local Social MinistryMolly Olmsted
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Long Range Planning CommitteeCommittee meets one evening per month. Develop and maintain a strategic plan for the congregation.  After approval by church leadership, evaluate and report on plan outcomes.
Long Range PlanningJanet Roberts
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Love Inc.Love INC (Love in the Name of Christ of Lancaster County) receives referrals daily from social service agencies and pastors with clients that need help. St. Peter’s partners with Love INC to aid those right in our own neighborhood. We receive approx. 3 – 4 requests each month. 99% of the requests received is to drive a client to a medical appointment. If you are available to drive weekday hours, please consider volunteering. My promise is to make your volunteer commitment as painless as possible. I email a need to 5+ volunteers and you either respond to all that you will volunteer, OR, delete the email. It’s that simple!
Local Social MinistrySherry Moul
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Membership CommitteeHelps members become more involved with the various ministries at the church by facilitating connections between lay ministry leaders and individual members.MembershipStephanie Palic
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Memorial Garden MaintenanceHelp with ongoing maintenance (weeding, raking, mulching, etc.) of the Memorial Garden. CemeteryMark Aho
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Monday Quilting GroupMeet Monday afternoons, 1-3 pm, to pin, tie and socialize. No experience necessary! Also need volunteers to sew tops on sewing machines at home as well as sewing edges once quilts are tied and pinned. Quilts are donated to individuals and many different charitable organizationsLocal Social MinistryJan Gigl
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Musical Arts CommitteeConcerts are scheduled at various times throughout the year, usually on Saturday evenings at 7:00pm. This group helps with the public relations responsibilities such as advertising in local newspapers, mailings and flyers for retirement communities. The night of concerts members help with ushering and clean up after the concert. Occasionally they serve meals to performers. There are meetings scheduled throughout the year on an as needed basis. WorshipAdam Lefever Hughes
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Music-DancerVolunteers with dance skills are used at various times throughout the year.  If you have skills in this area and wish to participate during a service or other event such as the church musical, you will be contacted.  Details will be arranged with the music director.WorshipAdam Lefever Hughes
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Music-Handbell Choir-Exsultate
Ringers
Exsultate Ringers is primarily made up of less experienced ringers of all ages. Rehearsals are Monday evenings from 6:30-7:15. Worship leadership generally occurs once per month for each group, dependent upon the schedules of the group members, families, and church schedules.WorshipAdam Lefever Hughes
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Music-Handbell Choir-St.Peter's
Ringers
St. Peter's Ringers is primarily made up of more experienced ringers of all ages. Rehearsals are Monday evenings from 7:30-8:30. Worship leadership generally occurs once per month for each group, dependent upon the schedules of the group members, families, and church schedules.WorshipAdam Lefever Hughes
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Music-InstrumentalistIndividuals who play a musical instrument and would like to participate in services as a soloist or part of a musical group. Candidates work with the music director on the specifics. WorshipAdam Lefever Hughes
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Music-Vocal Choir - Children & YouthJubilate Choir for 2nd-5th graders meets Thursdays from 6:00-6:30. Youth Choirs for 6th-12th graders meets Mondays from 6:00-6:30. Jubilate and Youth Choirs each help lead worship approximately once a month. All ensembles are led by the Director of Music.WorshipAdam Lefever Hughes
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Music-Vocal Choir - Adult CanticleCanticle Choir typically helps to lead worship the first Sunday of the month at the 8:00 a.m. traditional service, rehearsing after the 8:00 a.m. service for 15-20 minutes the last two Sundays of each month. WorshipAdam Lefever Hughes
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Music-Vocal Choir - Adult HeraldHerald Choir helps to lead worship at the 10:45 a.m. traditional service, rehearsing Thursday 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. WorshipAdam Lefever Hughes
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Music-Vocal SoloistSt. Peter’s is blessed with many people of all ages willing to offer special music at various services. Soloists work with our Director of Music to determine specifics about your participation. WorshipAdam Lefever Hughes
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Mutual Ministry CommitteeMeet the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm. The group focuses on the mission of St. Peter's by serving as the eyes and ears of the church and measuring the spirit of the congregation. They discuss and evaluate possible needs to help meet our mission as well as identify our successes. Mutual MinistrySherry Weller
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New Day CommitteeDetermines the direction of worship in the New Day service. Meetings are held one evening per month.
WorshipKris Armitage
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New Day-Altar Guild Serve at New Day once every other month.  Arrive 15 minutes prior to the service and stay about 10 minutes after.  Open to men, women or serve together as a family!  Set up the altar with linens and Communion elements (if scheduled).  After the service wash and/or put the same items away.  New Day Altar Guild coordinator will train as needed.  WorshipRobin Schmincke
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New Day-AV/LightingArrive approx. 1 hour prior to the to start of service during band rehearsal. Ensure the sound system is set up and (optionally) work with the band on sound check. Ensure the rear projector is set up for the band and pastor. Check battery levels on handheld microphone and pastor lapel microphone prior to service. During the service, monitor / adjust sound levels using tablet-based interface to the sound system (it's much easier than it sounds!) At the end of service, the house speakers and projector cart need to be placed back into storage. Training is provided and initially you will work with an experienced person until you are comfortable on your own. You will be scheduled approximately once every other month. WorshipScott Fyfe
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New Day-BandSingers and instrumentalists (drums, keyboard and guitars) that serve during the service weekly.  Participants are expected to arrive 45 minutes before the service begins as well as attend one weeknight rehearsal during the week.WorshipErik Teichmann
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New Day-Coffee BarYou would need to arrive by 10:15 on the day you are assigned. You will be responsible for making the coffee, putting out treats, and putting table cloths on the tables. After the service, you would need to clean and put away the coffee pots, put away the table cloths and put away any treats that are left. An outline of your responsibilities will be sent to you prior to you volunteering. WorshipKris Armitage
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New Day-LectorRead a Scripture reading during the worship service about once every two months. Text will be emailed during the week you are assigned to allow time review and practice before service.WorshipThom McConnell
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New Day-UsherServe during worship service approximately once every other month. You may serve as an individual or as a family. Children are welcome! Arrive half an hour before the service, greet worshipers, distribute Bulletins and welcome people until the service begins. Help with collection and communion as needed. After the service straighten up seats for anything that doesn't belong. WorshipNancy Beauregard
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New Day-Worship AssistantServe the wine cup at communion worship services, once every two months on average.  Open to adults. Training provided by the clergy.WorshipPastor Sarah Teichmann
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Nursery Care-First ServiceAdults from the congregation oversee the nursery approximately one Sunday every three months. Volunteers report to the nursery approximately 15 minutes prior to the start of the early service.WorshipPatti Courtois
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Nursery Care-Second ServiceAdults from the congregation oversee the nursery approximately one Sunday every three months. Volunteers report to the nursery approximately 15 minutes prior to the start of the second service.WorshipPatti Courtois
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Nursery Care - Sunday SchoolAdults from the congregation volunteer to oversee the Nursery during the Sunday School hour.
WorshipAlyssa Kerper
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Office helpVolunteers may be contacted as special projects and/or needs arise in the church office. There are no regular meetings or prescheduled, ongoing responsibilities.Office StaffSandy Shattuck
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Office ReceptionistHelp out in the church office as your schedule permits. Generally one half day, usually the morning, per week. Substitutes are also needed. Typically answer the telephone and help the church secretary in whatever way she needs. She will teach you what you need to know when you start. Office StaffSandy Shattuck
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Parish Life CommitteeMeets quarterly.  Members help coordinate various ministry groups within the church focused on the needs and well being of members of the congregation. This is an organizational committee that promotes communication between the many and varied committees that help us to serve and support our church family.Parish LifeChristine Smith
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Pastoral Care-Home CommunionBring pre-consecrated elements to a few homebound members each month.  Usually 3-4 visits a month are scheduled, and all visits are local to the Lancaster and surrounding areas.  Training provided by the clergy.Pastoral CarePastor Ross
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Pastoral Care-In Touch TeamMembers of the In Touch Group are organized to reach out to church members who are recovering at home, facing an illness or personal struggle, or have lost a loved one.  This is done through phone calls, cards, and visits if needed.  Confidentiality, compassion, and good listening skills are required.Pastoral CareKathy Burke & Ann Larrick
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Pastoral Care-Nightingale
Hosp Visitors
Visit with members who are recovering in the hospital over the weekend. Volunteers are on duty approximately one weekend a month. Time spent during your assigned weekend is dependent upon the number of people recovering in the hospital.Pastoral CareShirley Schlener
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Pastoral Care-Visitation Under the direction of the Pastors, volunteers visit with members of the congregation in times of illness and grief, and in times of life transitions. Time commitment will vary depending on congregational needs, and the availability of the visitation team members.Pastoral CareNancy LeFevre
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Planned Giving CommitteePromote giving in support of  St Peter’s mission through Planned Gift by educating potential donors about strategies to optimize their gifts to family members, St. Peter and other charitable organizations as well as minimize their own taxes. The group meets a few times per year as needed. Volunteers receive training from members who are professionals in philanthropy then make a non-technical presentation to church members. If they are receptive to the idea volunteers arrange a meeting with the chairman of the committee to advise on specifics. StewardshipSteve Roberts
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Power Pack HelpersOn Thursdays during the school year collect food from the warehouse, deliver to Brecht Elementary or Hand Middle School, sort it into bags with recipes and distribute to the families at the school. Generally divided into two tasks on Thursday afternoon, warehouse and sorting/distribution. Typically work in a group of two. Time commitment is approximately 1 to 2 hours at a time, finished by about 4:00pm at the latest. Volunteers can participate once or twice a year or a few times per month. Whatever they wish!Local Social MinistryLynn Fyfe
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Prayer ChainSeeking to add to our list of Prayer Chain members. The power of prayer is amazing. Emails are sent out throughout the week with current concerns and/or updates. Access to email isn't necessary- we make phone calls as well to prayer chain members with the same news as our emails! Great opportunity for someone that wants to do meaningful work while being at homeParish LifeAngela Moshos and Ginny Gerhart
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Preschool BoardMeets at least once per quarter. Includes church members, parents of preschool students who are non-members and a representative from the Finance Committee. Discuss issues related to the preschool and assist with decision making, policy creation and enforcement. Reports directly to Council/Council PresidentLorraine DiBernardo
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Property CommitteeVolunteers meet one evening per month.  In support of the Parish Administrator volunteers will assist in the responsibilities for building and maintenance of the church both inside and out.  They will also assist in planning for upcoming projects, ongoing maintenance, and resolve any problems that may occur.PropertyRob Morrison
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Provide Baked GoodsThroughout the year there are various occasions where baked goods are needed such as dessert for a meal at the church. You may be contacted as needs arise.FellowshipLynn Fyfe
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Provide MealsIf you like to cook you can help! When the church is notified a member needs some temporary help with meals, often after recovery from a health issue, surgery, or the birth of a child the Meal Train is launched. Volunteers are notified via email and asked to visit the meal train website to sign up for whatever meals they are able to prepare and deliver to the member who needs help. Can opt in to help or not based on your schedule. Requests only come 3-4 times a year. Parish LifeChristine Smith
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Provide TransportationGive someone a lift! There are various occasions when members need some help with transportation. It may be a ride to church on a Sunday or help with getting to a doctor’s appointment. As needs arise you will be contacted via email to see if you can help. No commitment required- if you're available you are, if not maybe next time.
Parish LifeChristine Smith
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Recovery Ministry CommitteeThe committee is made up of four main parts, Outreach, Education/Prevention, Prayer Ministry and Health and Wellness. Volunteers can work in any or all groups within the committee. It is brand new at St. Peter's so it's still evolving. Our prayer group meets in the cry room at 10:30 on the first and third Sunday of the month to pray. Anyone is welcome to join us. We are planning various activities to help the congregation learn about addiction and how St. Peter's can play a role in solving the problem. We meet as needed.Kathy Berkebile
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Retreat HelperRetreats are typically held for a weekend in the January-February time frame.  Generally they run from Friday night to Sunday afternoon.  Transportation is provided in the 15 passenger church vans.  We are always in need of adult help in the kitchen or with general chaperone responsibilities.  If you are comfortable driving a 15 passenger van we could use your help with the driving, too!
Youth and FamilySister Dottie Almoney
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Risk ManagementThis group keeps St. Peter's safe from liability issues. Ensures our building is in compliance with our insurance policy requirements so that St. Peter's is protected from lawsuits. Meet as needed.
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Safe Church CommitteeMeets two to three times per year to review the health and safety procedures for the church building, including the preschool students that come during the week. Reports directly to Council/Council PresidentGeoff Groff
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Sages Birthday CardsTo ensure our Sages are recognized on their birthday a member of the congregation gets a list of birthdays on a monthly basis.  He/She follows up with the Pastors to see if there is anything going on in their lives that should be addressed and mails the cards at the appropriate time.  Parish LifeSharon Fickes
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Sages Special EventsHelp us host just three special events for our Sages, those who have reached the age of 80, at the church. Two special Communion services are held on Maundy Thursday and the Thursday before Christmas where volunteers prepare and serve lunch. We also have a Sages Recognition Sunday at the end of the August. Volunteers help in various ways such as preparing food, setting tables, or serving during these events or hosting the coffee bar in August. Very limited time commitment.
Parish LifeChristine Smith
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Sanctuary DecoratingVolunteers may be contacted to help with seasonal decorations, especially at Christmas time, in both the sanctuary and the rest of the church. WorshipMargaret Strausser
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Softball TeamSt. Peter's softball team starts up in the spring.  The team is a part of the a church league playing other churches in the surrounding area.  Games are typically twice a week and run through July.  Players of all ability levels are encouraged to join, all you need is a glove.  Players receive a team t-shirt.   FellowshipGreg Lashley & Jerry Byer
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Sponsors for New MembersVolunteers will be matched up with our new members when they join St. Peter's to help ensure a smooth transition into their church life. This ministry is just beginning but it is envisioned individuals will be the main contact person for each new member and their family to help in whatever way necessary. It may be answering questions, following up with various ministry chairs, helping to navigate Sunday School or anything else the new member may need.EvangelismDebbie Musso
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SS Age 2/3 Co-TeacherCo-teaches the Age 2/3 Sunday School class with another volunteer. All lessons and materials are provided each week; no planning or preparation is required. The Sunday School year consists of 11 three-week units for this age group. Volunteers typically commit to teaching during every 3rd unit (a total of 4 three-week units).Children's MinistryCindy Geesey
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