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April 18, 2013 
Revised:  December 4, 2018
ActivitiesDescriptionMinistry AreaChairman/Contact
50-PlusMeet the first Thursday of the month (no July) at noon. Co-ed group for anyone who would like to join them. Each month there is a program that can be educational or for entertainment. They have lunch that usually consists of participants bringing something to share with the group. FellowshipDebbie Shue
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. WorshipSylvia Lashley
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
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.  WorshipBetsy Linn
Altar Guild-Christmas Eve-3/5Same as Altar Guild, but specifically for Christmas Eve Services. It's always a busy night and a little extra help is usually needed. WorshipBetsy Linn
Archive CommitteeCaretakes the historical documents and physical items that are of historical importance in the history of the congregation.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
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
AV/Lighting TeamShow up 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
Book ClubMeets once every two months, third Tuesday at 1:30, for discussion on book of choice.Mary Ann Frontz
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
Cemetery BoardOversees 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 PresidentPaul Rager
Children’s Ministry CommitteeMeets about once every other month. Helps to plan and implement Children's Ministry activities.
Children's MinistryJulie Gotwald
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
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
Clothing Bank (Lydia's Closet)Organize and distribute donated clothing to local families. 4th Thursday of the month, 6:30-8pm, prep work. 1st Saturday of the month, 10am-12pm and 2nd Friday of the month, 6-8pm, clothing bank open. The name of the clothing bank is Lydia's Closet.Local Social MinistryMolly Olmsted
Coffee Bar Helper8-11 am Sunday morning, approximately once every 4 months. Make coffee, serve baked goods and greet parishoners. Some like to bake and bring their own items although it is not required. FellowshipLiz Wolf
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 oppotunities and events at St. Peter's.Community RelationsJill Kerchner
Communion - take to shut-insBring 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
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
Community MealsSt. Peter's prepares, delivers, and serves one full evening meal bi-monthly (six times a year on a Thursday) at the Kingdom Life Facility on West Orange Street in Lancaster City. After the meal is prepared at St. Peters for approximately 70-100 people, our volunteers gather and leave from St. Peters at 4:30 to serve the meal at the Kingdom Life facility and then return to the church around 7:00 pm. You are not obligated to help at every meal but can volunteer as your schedule permits.Local Social MinistryJan Gigl
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 on-going group that meets.Office Staff/Community RelationsSandy Shattuck
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
Congregational MealsThere are many occassions 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
Constitution CommitteeMeets as needed.  The committee is charged with updating and revising the congregation's Constitution.Reports directly to Council/Council PresidentLeslie McCarthy
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
Deliver Altar FlowerAfter the last service on Sunday, and before Tuesday at the latest, take the flowers from the altar to an assigned church member who is unable to attend services and visit with them for a little while.  Typically it is someone in a nursing home.  Generally volunteers deliver them once every five or six weeks. There is no official training but there are written instructions and someone will help you get started.  Parish LifeChristine Smith
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
Endowment Investment CommitteeEstablished to consolidate, manage and utilize bequests and other received donations in a responsible manner. Reports directly to Council/Council PresidentScott Glassford
Evangelism CommitteeMeet one evening per month 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
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
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. FinanceGeoff McCarthy
Food Bank VolunteerCollect donated food from the carts in the Narthex and deliver to organiziations who in turn provide the food to those in need. Local Social MinistryMolly Olmsted
Funeral LuncheonsRequires a very flexible schedule, typically on weekdays. Needs vary depending on the wishes of the family but typically preparation starts in the late morning, about 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. Not all funerals require an entire meal but since there isn't much lead time helping in this very important ministry requires a very flexible schedule. Parish LifePaul and Sally Rager
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 MinistriesChristine Mummert
GreeterAs a greeter you would arrive 20 minutes prior to the start of the church service.  A preprinted 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. EvangelismLeigh Trayer
Handbell ChoirExultate Ringers is primarily made up of less experienced ringers of all ages. Rehearsals are Monday evenings from 6:30-7:15. 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
Health & Wellness CommitteeMeets during the Sunday School hour, 9:15 to 10:15, once a month. Oversees and coordinates various ministries within the church that relate to our congregation's health and well-being.
Health and WellnessSherry Weller
Herald mailingOnce a month assemble our monthly newsletter, the Herald, for mailing. It involves collated, 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
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 ResourcesCindy Geesey
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Love Inc.Love In the Name of Christ of Lancaster County receives referrals from social service agencies, pastors and directly from individuals. Those requests are given to various churches who find volunteers to meet the specific need. Here at St. Peter's most of the requests, approximately 1 or 2 per month, involve driving individuals to medical appointments during working hours. Other common requests include grocery shopping, yard work, preparing a meal or helping someone relocate. As a volunteer you will be contacted as needs arise to see if a particular request fits your schedule.
Local Social MinistrySherry Moul
Luther Acres VolunteerVolunteers from St. Peter’s offer their time in various ways. Make visits to residents, plan group activities such as Bingo or crafts, or help to raise funds for the annual Luther Care campaign project. Local Social Ministry
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
Membership DirectoryPhoto directory is produced using our church software system called Shepherd's Staff. Pictures are loaded directly into our system and the software produces the directory. It is sent out via email but hard copies, printed from our church printer, are available in the church office.MembershipStephanie Palic
Memorial Garden MaintenanceHelp with ongoing maintenance (weeding, raking, multching, etc.) of the Memorial Garden. CemeteryMark Aho
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
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. Occassionally they serve meals to performers. There are meetings scheduled throughout the year on an as needed basis. WorshipAdam Lefever Hughes
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
New Day CommitteeDetermines the direction of worship in the New Day service. Meetings are held one evening per month.
WorshipKris Armitage
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
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. WorshipBeth Soslow
New Day - Coffee Bar snacksYou would be responsible for buying or making a snack for a particular Sunday. You would need to drop it off Friday in the office, or Sunday morning by 10:15 am.WorshipBeth Soslow
New Day - PowerpointArrive 15 minutes before the service begins.  Using a remote control progress through the slides during the service.  Volunteers sit in the congregation with their families and friends. They are given a print out of the slides with information so they know when to advance the slides. Although it's not a difficult task, adults are preferred. Someone will be happy to sit with you until you feel comfortable doing it on your own.WorshipScott Fyfe
New Day - Praise TeamSingers 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
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
Nightingale Hospital VisitorsVisit 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
Nursery Care - WorshipAdults from the congregation oversee the nursery approximately one Sunday every three months. Volunteers report to the nursery approximately 30 minutes prior to the start of the service.WorshipPatti Courtois
Nursey Care - Sunday SchoolAdults from the congregation volunteer to oversee the Nursery during the Sunday School hour.
WorshipAlyssa Kerper
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
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
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
Pastoral Care CommitteePastoral Care – a lay visitation ministry that offers valuable support and contact with our members via phone calls or written cards, Holy Communion visits to homebound members, visits to those who are hospitalized, or home visits to members in grief, transition, or struggle. Volunteers can participate in one area or several. Pastoral CareNancy LeFevre
Phone CallingWhen various committees need help making phone calls, reminders for events or looking for volunteers, for example, these volunteers may be called to help make the calls.Office StaffSandy Shattuck
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
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
Prayer ChainPray for all submitted prayer requests on your own schedule and in your own way. There are two all-member luncheon meetings scheduled each year one in the spring and one in the fall for inspiration, fellowship and sharing.Parish LifeAngela Moshos and Ginny Gerhart
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
Property - BuildingVolunteers have expertise in trades that would be consistent with facilities management requirements. These trades would include building HVAC systems, electrical systems, plumbing systems, carpentry, painting and woodworking.  Also included may be a variety of needs from special event support, hanging pictures, replacing light bulbs or repairing ceiling tiles. As specific needs arise volunteers are contacted.PropertyRob Morrison
Property - GroundsVolunteers help with the planning and maintenance of the property and grounds around St. Peter’s. Each spring (usually the first weekend in May) volunteers spend a Saturday morning mulching and cleaning up the property around the church. Volunteers are contacted as needed regarding any issues involving the outside of the building.  This includes but is not limited to water drainage, the parking lot, or problems with the roof. Liaison with the Cemetery Committee and Flower Gardens Committee and support to other activities may be requested.PropertyRob Morrison
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
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
Provide MealsIf you like to cook you can help! When the church is notified a member needs some temporary help preparing meals, often after recovery from a health issue, surgery, or the birth of a child.  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.Parish LifeChristine Smith
Provide TransportationGive someone a lift!  There are various occasions when members need some help with transportation.  It may be a ride to church on Sunday, help with a doctor’s appointment or helping transport one of our Sages to a special event.  As needs arise you will be contacted to see if you can help.Parish LifeChristine Smith
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
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 PresidentSister Dottie Almoney
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
Sages Special EventsHelp us host just a few 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 once during the week of Christmas where volunteers serve lunch and provide some type of entertainment.  We also have a Sages Sunday at the end of the summer. Volunteers help in various ways such as preparing food, setting tables, or serving during these events. 
Parish LifeChristine Smith
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
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 recieve a team t-shirt.   FellowshipGreg Lashley & Jerry Byer
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.EvangelismPastor Sarah Teichmann
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 MinistrySamantha Cuascut
SS Age 4/K Co-TeacherCo-teaches the Age 4/Kindergarten Sunday School class with another volunteer. All lessons and materials are provided each week; no planning or preparation is required. Teachers can volunteer for as little as 1 unit (4-5 week commitment) or all of them! There are a total of 6 units each year.Children's MinistrySamantha Cuascut
SS Rotation Grade GuideHelps during the Sunday School hour for an assigned Rotation Sunday School group (grade 1, 2, 3, or 4). The Guide takes attendance and accompanies assigned group to their weekly station following the large group opening in the FLC. The Guide assists the station leader as needed; no planning or teaching is required. Guides help for 4 or 5 week sessions at a time.Children's MinistrySamantha Cuascut
SS Rotation Station LeaderServes as a teacher at one of the stations for the Rotation Sunday School program, grades 1 - 4. Stations include Games, Art, Cooking, Computer, and Drama. Teaches the same lesson for 4 weeks in a row. All lessons and materials are provided; no planning or preparation is required. Station leaders can volunteer for as little as 1 unit (4 week commitment) or all of them! There are a total of 6 units each year.Children's MinistrySamantha Cuascut
Stewardship CommitteeOversees support and encouragement of the offering of time, talent and treasure gifts to God through the church. Included is oversight of fall pledging and time and talent drives, Planned Giving sub-committee and three primary sub-ministries: The Ask Team, The Thank Team and the Tell Team. Time committment is estimated at 5-7 hours per month, although more is required around the fall pledging campaign. StewardshipSteve Roberts
Strawberry Festival HelperThis event is open to the public and takes place in early June. Volunteers are needed to help plan the event, help prepare the food that is sold and help out the day of the festival. You can do as much or as little as your schedule permits. FellowshipJanene Oehme and Bob Preston
Tanzania Mission CommitteeMeets once a month. Supports our companion congregation, Busoka Lutheran Church, in Tanzania Africa.  Funds raised support the orphans, the church and the Busoka Community. Various projects such as the cookie walk at Christmas time are organized by the group.  Some of our members have travelled to visit the village!Global Social MinistriesJudy Wenrich
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