Places To Serve

Places To Serve

We are never more satisfied in our relationship with the living God than when we offer back to Him our time and talents in service. At Grove Avenue Baptist Church there are many opportunities for meaningful service either week to week or for special initiatives or events. We want to help you find a place to serve that best fits your gifts, experience, and passion.”

Ministry Opportunities

First Impressions

Welcome Center Hosts – Provide assistance and information to guests / members. Age: 18+

“First Touch” Parking Lot Greeter – Greet guests / members in the parking lots, assists with special needs. Direct guests. Age: 17+

Greeters – Meet and greet guests / members at the entries and assigned locations inside the church. Provide direction and assistance. Age: 11+

Ushers – Provide seating assistance in the worship center and assist with the offering collection. Age: 14+

Coffee Team Host – Serve coffee and engage in friendly conversation with guests. Age: 18+

Coffee Preparers– Prepare coffee, set up and maintain stations. Age: 18+

Nehemiah Team – As watchman (Neh 4:9) provide a welcoming and secure presence throughout our facilities. Age: 21+

Attendance Counters – Provide an accurate count of attendance for our worship service. Age: 16+

Pastor’s Reception Hosts – Greet Guests at the close of the service. Help those who desire to make a decision for Christ. Age: 21+

Guest Welcome Greeter – Greet everyone, identifying first-time guests, helping to direct and assist their visit. Age: 17+

WORSHIP TEAM

Instrumental Team – 2 years’ experience on an instrument. Regular attendance on Wednesday night and Sunday mornings required. All instruments welcome. Age: 14+

Choir Worship Team - Regular attendance on Wednesday night and Sunday mornings required. Age: 13+

Praise Team / Pit Singer - Regular attendance on Wednesday night and Sunday mornings required. By audition. Age: 16+

Grove Preschool

Teachers and Co-Teachers (9:15) – Co-Teach classroom by sharing weekly or bi-weekly responsibilities.

Snack Time Coordinator (9:15 / 11) – Work with Pre-School Director to organize weekly snacks each month. Recruit weekly volunteers.

Monthly Pre-School Care Worker (11) – Provide a safe caring environment for Pre-Schoolers. Work once a month with one age group (0-5yrs)

Desk Greeters / Check-In (9:15 / 11) – Welcome and assist new families with check-in procedures for programming.

Grove Kids

Desk Greeters / Check-In (9:15 / 11) – Welcome and assist new families with check-in procedures for programming.

Large Group Opening Leader (9:15) – Lead the opening program by following the script and video instructions with use of creative elements.

Small Group Sunday School Co-Teacher (9:15) – Co-Teach classroom by sharing weekly or bi-weekly responsibilities. Build relationships weekly.

Small Group Sunday School Assistants (9:15) – Lead the opening program by following the script and video instructions with use of creative elements.

Kids Church Leader (11) – Opportunities range from Greeters, skits, Group Leaders, Worship, Bible Lessons, Object Lessons, etc.

Grove Students

Large Group Opening Leader (9:15) – Introduce the teaching focus for the week.  Use the main passage for the teaching focus each week to create a 5-10 minute introduction and teaching teaser that will prime the pump for table group discussions for High School students.

Middle School Community Group Lead Teacher (9:15) – Facilitate and teach a group of Middle School students by sharing weekly or bi-weekly responsibilities. Build relationships with students and parents.

Middle School Community Group Shepherd (9:15) – Partner with the Lead Teacher to build relationships and facilitate the lesson.  Assist in building relationships with Students and Parents.

High School Community Group Shepherd (Wednesdays, 6:30pm) – Facilitate a verse by verse study with High School students through a book of the Bible.  Be trained and equipped to train and equip High School students to study the word of God on their own.

Media Team

Camera operators
Video camera support for The Victory Hour broadcast and for special events.
Members age 18+ (16+ with parental permission) (Training provided)

Lighting operators
Operation of house lighting systems for Sunday morning worship services and special events.
members age 18+ (16 plus with parental permission) (training provided)

Graphic & Projection
Development of graphics and operation of graphic presentation systems in broadcast or for worship services and church events. Members 18+ (training provided)

Sound
Sound operation and support for worship center services and special events.
Members 18+ (16 + with parental permission)

Caring listeners
Provide on the phone counseling and prayer for those who call in response to the Victory Hour broadcast. Members 21 + (training provided)

Stephens ministry
Provide Christ centered emotional and spiritual care for those in need. Members age 21+ (Requires 50 hours of training)