Other Ways to Serve

provide Worship Assistance

Acolyte

Youth in Grades 6 - 12 are invited to begin worship services by lighting the altar candles, and then to lead us out into the world to be the light of Christ at the end of the service. Contact Allison Shutt.

Bible Bearer

Youth in Grades 6 - 12 may volunteer to carry the Bible during the procession into the Sanctuary at the beginning of worship services.  Contact Allison Shutt.

Crucifer

Youth in Grades 6 - 12 may volunteer to carry the cross during the procession into the Sanctuary at the beginning of worship services.  Contact Allison Shutt.  

Lector

Read the Scripture at the worship service of your choice. Sign up on the board to the right of the Welcome Center in the Gathering Space or contact Pat Benfield. For Saturday Night Worship, contact Rev. Sarah Belles.

Communion Server

Help serve communion on Sunday mornings at the service of your choice. Communion is served every Sunday at the 8:00 a.m. service and the first Sunday each month at all services. Contact Pat Benfield. For Saturday Night Worship, contact Rev. Sarah Belles.

Worship Service Assistant

Help keep services running smoothly by ensuring key people are present, collection plates are in the proper location, the Bible on the lectern is turned to the right page, and by lighting baptismal and acolyte candles. Contact Bob Reid.

Sanctuary Steward 

Keep pew racks straightened and stocked with prayer cards, offering envelopes, pencils, and guest books. Contact Donna Warren.

Soundboard Operator 

Help with worship services by operating the sound board. Experience a plus, but not required; training will be provided. Contact Rev. Kevin Turner. For Saturday Night Worship, contact Rev. Sarah Belles.

Video Camera Operator

Serve on Sunday morning by operating remote cameras and video recording worship services. Experience a plus, but not required; training will be provided. Contact Rev. Kevin Turner.


extend Hospitality

Click here for a more detailed look at the following service opportunities.

Greeting Ministry                           

Welcome members and guests to church services; answer questions, give directions, etc. Contact Charlotte Thomas. For Saturday Night Worship, contact Rev. Sarah Belles.

Welcome Center 

Show warm hospitality to guests and members by  answering questions, giving directions to locations in the building, and offering general information as needed. Click here to volunteer. Contact Charlotte Thomas.  

Parking Lot Greeters                       

Be the friendly face of DUMC by greeting in the parking lot on Sunday mornings. Contact Charlotte Thomas.

Usher 

Extend greetings to people entering the Sanctuary, hand out bulletins, collect offering, and clean up pews  after services. Also serve for special services. Contact Martha Atwater.

Pines/Williams Place Transportation                       

Drive our church bus to take our members from The Pines or Williams Place retirement community to/from Sunday School and worship services on Sunday mornings. Contact Jonna Eichorn.

First-Time Guest Outreach            

Make welcome calls to first-time guests to help them get connected with our church. Contact Charlotte Thomas.


assist with children & youth

Nursery 

Provide care for our infants through age two. Contact Shaun Jayne.

Childcare

Each Sunday, we receive and care for many young children in four rooms from 8:00 a.m.—noon. We also provide childcare for Saturday Night Worship. Adult and youth volunteers are needed. Contact Shaun Jayne.

Children's Music                                  

Help children learn to enjoy music through singing or ringing by assisting in one of the many choirs. Contact Virginia Herrick.

Children’s Education                           

Be a Sunday School Teacher, Substitute Teacher, Hall Monitor, or Preschool Supply Team Member. Contact Menita Mercuri.

Puppet Ministry                               

Adults and youth are needed with performances. No puppet experience needed. Contact Heather Smith.

Special Blessings Buddy 

Hang out with one of our Special Blessings kids during Sunday School or other church events. Contact Menita Mercuri.

Youth Ministry

Get to know our youth by working with them, teaching, and/or just hanging out. There are many opportunities available: Sunday a.m. and p.m., life groups, and special events. Contact Nic Glyshaw.