Opportunities to Serve in Church

Serving in the Church

We believe that God has gifted each believer with specific gifts that are to be used to serve God on earth and to act as an encouragement to others.
We also believe that each of us should have a heart to serve, as modeled by Jesus himself.

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Jobs & Responsibilities

Last Updated: Saturday 31st October 2015 – Rich

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There are times when new ministries are suggested, or when people even want to start things off their own back. Usually one of the leaders is approached, which is right, but people don’t always know what they should do if they would like to start something or feel the Church should start something.

    • We want to be open to all that God wants for us – this includes what new ministries to start and what existing ministries to stop
    • We recognise that there is a difference between a good idea and a God idea – sometimes it’s just timing

Should you want to start a new ministry or feel that the Church should:-

  • Pray about the issue.  Do you believe this might be God-led?
  • Is there a need?  See what others think
  • Consider how might this work in practice?  Resources, sustainability, finance
  • What, if any, might your role be in this new ministry?
  • Share your thoughts with any member of the Leadership Team
  • This will likely be passed on to the Elders
  • If you have heard nothing back after a few months, speak to the same person from the Leadership Team

We need help with the following ministries now (Jan 2017)

  • Sunday morning coffee rota – best way to meet people! See Sue Budden
  • Arrange hospitality guest speakers
  • Help us with Health and Safety – we are looking for a small team of 4
  • Community research in Poundbury
  • Flowers rota – see Hannah or Kay
  • Help behind the scenes at Toddle-a-long on Monday mornings – see Tracy Ellis or Jo
  • Help to re-establish DFiD, our befriending scheme – see Dave & Gloria
  • Prepare a meal for when someone has a practical need – see Pat Westwood
  • Outreach team for women
  • Outreach team for men – see Chris Webb or Roger Collins
  • Help out with admin, ie overseeing room bookings
  • Liaise with a Trustee with making grant applications – see Tim or Alan Shuttleworth
  • Help to photocopy and fold the welcome sheet – see Liz Meech
  • Help in our Junior Church – see Jo Chant
  • Help when there is a DIY repair needed – see Ian
  • Offer transport for senior citizens bi-monthly – see Gloria
  • Join our sound and PA team – see Shane, Andrea or Rich
  • Visuals for hymns/songs/Ministry – see Andrea, Rod or Jim
  • Be our rep for Dorchester Poverty Action Group

Unless specified, if you’d like to know more about the above please talk to Roger, our Pastor. Simply email

 

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