Senior Adult Ministry Monthly Newsletter:

December Edition

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Volunteer Opportunities

  • Connect Group and dGroup Leaders
    • Ministry Area: Kids, Students, & Adults
      Time Commitment: Weekly preparation and group gathering. Some groups are short-term, while others are a longer commitment.
      Coordinator: Susan Payne, Connections Pastor

      Connect Group and dGroup leaders are some of the backbone volunteers around Deermeadows. These leaders are vital to church health and effectiveness of the ministry, fellowship, and unity of Deermeadows. Teachers are needed in all age-level ministries for Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings. Please speak with one of the ministers about opportunities. Background check is required for all adults who volunteer and work with children and teenagers.

      Interested in volunteering with Kids Ministry? Click HERE to volunteer now!

  • Extended Teaching Care (ETC)
    • Ministry Area: Kids: Babies - Preschool
      Time Commitment: 1.5 hours approximately every 9 weeks
      Coordinator: Cheryl O'Connor, Kids Ministry Assistant

      Volunteers give appropriate teaching care to newborns, toddlers, and young preschoolers in a safe and nurturing environment while parents and caregivers attend Sunday worship. Background check is required. Extra health safety precautions in place.

  • Leaders for Kids Worship
    • Ministry Area: Kids
      Time Commitment: 30 minutes once every 9 weeks
      Coordinator: Cheryl O'Connor, Kids Ministry Assistant

      Leaders follow prepared, scripted material to help K - 5th grade kids continue their worship experience through songs and movement, a Bible story, Bible games, scripture, and prayer. Kids are dismissed part-way through the worship service.

  • Greeters & Parking Ministry Team
    • Ministry Area: Connections
      Coordinator: Susan Payne, Connections Pastor

      Are you a "people person?" Do you enjoy meeting new people and helping people feel welcomed? DBC has a wonderful ministry of greeters that help direct guests and members as they enter our campus. 

      Opportunities Include:

      - Sunday Morning Door Greeter

      - Welcome Desk Support

      - Parking Ministry Team

      - Kids Ministry Check-In Desk

  • Safety & Security Ministry Team
    • Time Commitment: Opportunities for service as your schedule allows
      Coordinator: Larry Elliott

      Security Ministry Team is present for Sunday morning/evening activities, Wednesday activities, Weekday Preschool activities (weekday mornings), and various daytime and evening events. Most assignments require walking outdoors on sidewalks and in parking lots. Training and safety equipment such as flashlights, reflective vests and umbrellas provided.

      Interested in serving on the Security Ministry Team?

      Apply Now: Security Ministry Team Application

  • Library Ministry Team
    • Time Commitment: One-time or ongoing
      Coordinator: Donna McClain, Church Library Director

      One-time gift of your time or an on-going commitment of time. Opportunities include prepping, shelving, and reviewing books; doing light housekeeping and decorating, helping with book fairs & summer reading program, and becoming a member of the Library Ministry Team.
      Teens can earn community service hours.
  • Baptism Ministry Team
    • Provides support for the Pastor and the people being baptized on the day of their baptism.
  • Decorating Ministry Team
    • Coordinator: Kathy Casto  
      Have an eye for décor and design? Or maybe you just love decorating! Then this service opportunity is for you! This ministry is responsible for changing the décor throughout the DBC building based on the seasons of the year. Please contact us to see how you can help serve in this ministry!

  • Worship Choir
    • Ministry Area: Worship
      Time Commitment: 1 weekly rehearsal; 1 weekly worship gathering
      Coordinator: Mark O'Connor, Interim Worship Director

      Join the choir to be moved by music presented to God in worship each week. It’s always a great time to come, and no auditions are necessary – just the ability to match pitch along with a commitment to active participation. Have an enjoyable experience singing music of many different styles as the choir prepares for worship and special events such as Holy Week & Easter, and “Carols by Candlelight”, our annual Christmas concert celebration. Weekly rehearsals (beginning Aug. 19th) are on Thursday evenings at 6:30pm in the Worship Center.

  • Orchestra
    • Ministry Area: Worship
      Time Commitment: 1 weekly rehearsal; 1 Sunday worship gathering
      Coordinator: Mark O'Connor, Interim Worship Director

      The Deermeadows Orchestra is a group of experienced musicians that lead weekly on Sunday mornings alongside the Worship Choir, and also for special events such as "Carols By Candlelight" concerts. Weekly rehearsals (beginning Aug. 18th) are Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm in the Sanctuary. Openings are available on an as-needed basis and through a meeting with Interim Worship Director, Mark O'Connor.

  • Choice Voices (Not currently meeting due to COVID Health & Safety Precautions)
    • Ministry Area: Music
      Time Commitment: 1 weekly gathering
      Coordinator: Mark O'Connor, Interim Worship Director

      Choice Voices senior adult choir meets on Tuesdays for rehearsal, or to visit and sing at area senior living facilities. The group enjoys weekly fellowship, music, service, and lunch. The group is open to anyone interested to encourage others through music.

  • Student Band
    • Ministry Area: Music/Students
      Time Commitment: 1 or 2 weekly rehearsals
      Coordinator: Chris Gillespie, Student & Missions Pastor

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  • Worship Camera Team
    • Time Commitment: Sunday Mornings on a Rotating Basis
      Coordinator: Tyler Joy, Interim Production Director

      Be on the team that operates cameras for recording and live streaming Sunday morning worship service. Training provided. No experience necessary.

  • Worship Tech Team
    • Ministry Area: Worship
      Time Commitment: Weekly, Bi-Weekly, or Monthly
      Coordinator: Tyler Joy, Interim Production Director

      Are you someone who enjoys behind the scenes service, or are you looking for a new place to serve? Weekly opportunities are available for those who are skilled, or willing to receive training, in the technical areas of audio, lighting, screen media and video/camera. For more information about volunteering as a worship technician, or as a member of the Tech Team, please contact Tyler Joy, Interim Production Director

  • Baby Ministry
    • Creating a decorative basket for our newest members that is provided to families after the birth of a baby.
  • Blessed Expectations (Pregnant Moms)
    • Sending thoughtful cards and well wishes to expectant moms.

  • Special Needs Buddy
    • We want all families to be able to participate in the life of the Deermeadows family. When someone wants to be here on a Sunday or Wednesday and they have a family member with special needs, we want to support them by providing a one-on-one care buddy for the person with special needs.
  • Visitation
    • Be part of the team that visits members that are homebound or living in skilled care facilities. 
  • Worship Center Admin. Support
    • Help restock the pew racks with Bibles, Connect Cards, envelopes, and pens.
  • Wednesday Night Dinner Team
    • You can help with greeting, hosting of guests, distribution of food, or as a cashier. These same opportunities are available for some special events as well.
  • Church Office Support
    • Volunteer at the church office to help with various tasks as needed.
  • Grounds Cleanup
    • Come join us on scheduled days when we spruce up and clean up our campus. 

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December 8, 2021

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