Ministries

We believe you can't do life alone. Engage in meaningful relationships by doing life together in one of our many ministry groups. Be a part of each others’ lives and enjoy camaraderie and Christian fellowship together. It is in the context of these groups that genuine community and spiritual growth begins to happen. These ministry areas embrace a variety interests and activities briefly summarized below.

Click the topic headings below (or the links in the list at the left) to see more information about any specific ministry area.

Children

Our Children’s Ministry is uniquely designed for children newborn through 5th grade. We offer Sunday School, childcare during Sunday mornings and for church events (when pre-arranged), holiday festivals, Vacation Bible School in the summer, and twice-yearly Clothing Swaps. We use a Safe Sanctuaries approach to ensure the safety of our children as they participate in our ministries.

Youth

Our Youth ministry serves those in grades 6 through 12 and their families. We offer Sunday School, weekly gatherings of reNEWed youth group, confirmation classes, and periodic meetings of our Youth Council, as well as special activities and mission trips in the summer.

Adult Education

We offer two Sunday School classes each week, plus additional short-term classes periodically throughout the year, and a women’s book study group that meets twice a month from Sept. thru May.

Life Stages

We recognize that sometimes it is encouraging to build friendships with those in similar ages and stages of life who can relate to what’s going on in your life. We offer various groups to meet this need.

Fellowship

We offer many opportunities for all ages to explore shared interests together. Our men’s breakfast group and women’s lunch group meet monthly; we offer a golf league and hobby clubs (camera, crochet, quilting), and host special events (like our annual summer picnic and car show).

Congregational Care

This ministry reaches those in need within our congregational community. Support is offer through our Prayer Chain, meal ministry, caring gift bags and cards, and personal visits.

Mission & Outreach

God invites us to reach out to those in need within our community and the greater world. This team has ongoing activities with several local and regional outreach groups, and sponsors mission trips in various places.

Equipping

In the book of Ephesians 4:12, we are invited to “equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ.” This ministry has two important missions: to provide hospitality to our newcomers and regular worshipers, and to mentor and recruit lay leadership for our many ministries.

Worship & Musical Arts

Praising God in sermon, songs, and scripture through worship is the focus of this team. Our many musical groups (vocal choir, handbells, praise band, instrumentalists, etc.) share their talents, and additional people support other worship aspects such as our sound booth, communion, liturgy readers, etc.

Administrative

These ministries help set the vision for our church, and carry out the many practical aspects of managing the church business. Our Church Council is the governing leadership body of the church, and our Common Table is a bi-monthly gathering of all interested people (staff, newcomers, members, visitors -- everybody!) to discuss our church and its ministries. Also included in this category of ministries are our Staff Parish Relations Committee, Finance team, Board of Trustees, Memorials team, and the Church Office.