At FPC we know the joy that comes with serving others. Our church has many opportunities to use the gifts God has given you to care for those around us. Whether it’s rocking babies in the nursery or driving a bus to bring folks to worship on Sunday morning, we have a place for you. You can offer as little or as much time as you like. Whatever you decide to do, we are confident that God will bless you and your service to His people. Please call the church to learn more (770-532-0136).
Below are just a few volunteer opportunities at FPC:
COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY
Suggested Pantry Items
Cereal, jelly, rice, pasta, grits, oatmeal, tea bags, sugar (2#), diapers, toilet paper, hand soap, dried beans, canned meat, canned fruits, canned soups, peanut butter, powdered milk, spaghetti sauce, instant potatoes, saltine crackers, small jar coffee, laundry soap, canned vegetables, medium size catsup, self-rising flour (2#), macaroni & cheese, medium size mayonnaise, Jello & pudding mixes, self-rising corn meal (2#), vegetable oil, packaged instant meals, paper grocery bags
PASTORAL CARE CARD MINISTRY
The Pastoral Care Committee sponsors a card ministry that sends cards to our homebound members at Easter, Christmas and on birthdays.
The Bereavement Guild contacts the family and passes along information to the church regarding the funeral service, reception, choice of ushers, etc.
CHURCH OFFICE RECEPTION DESK
Answer phone calls, make copies, prepare mailings, etc. We have a schedule for those willing to help man the phones during the week. Let us know if you are interested in being a regular or a substitute.
You can volunteer as a Communion Preparer once a month.
If you like meeting new people and greeting old friends, this is a great way for you to help on Sunday mornings. We need you to be our first impression ambassadors!
One of the easiest ways to get involved and meet people is as an usher. You greet people, make sure they receive an order of worship, show children the special basket of worship activities, and help pass the offering plates. The head usher will explain the duties.
TRADITIONAL WORSHIP SERVICE
You can volunteer as an usher/greeter, acolyte or Bible bearer, media team member or choir member at the traditional service.
MORNING LIGHT WORSHIP SERVICE
You can volunteer as an usher/greeter, media team member or band member at the Morning Light service.
Bus drivers are always needed! We can help you get your CDL license to drive our 15 and 25 passenger buses.
Chancel Flower Guild is about making some of the dearest friends of your life, sharing an interest in giving something more to your church experience, participating in wonderful fellowship beyond the pew, learning and sharing how seasonal flowers and branches enhance worship services, and having an all around good time as you contribute. It is worth the time to learn about this legacy of First Presbyterian Church’s history, and you may just carry the watering can.
WEBSTER LIBRARY GUILD
Process books and audio-visuals, clean shelves, alphabetize cards and books, review books, type cards.
FOOD SERVERS FOR WOW
The Fellowship Committee is seeking people to serve food once a month at our Weekly On Wednesday supper. It’s a helpful way to meet new members and greet old friends.
We need adults to help with games, mission trips, Bible Studies, small groups, fellowship activities and music, planning and preparing dinners for Sunday nights, fundraising activities, driving buses and mentoring.
Wedding Guild members act as hostesses and assist the minister in preparing for all weddings at our church. The members are responsible for conducting both the wedding and rehearsal.
The Child Development Center of First Presbyterian Church has several openings for volunteers. Job descriptions may be self-designed but could include reading, rocking, feeding, playing games and strolling. Salary ranges from smiles to hugs; fringe benefits include new friendships and time well-spent. Recruitment efforts will be coordinated by the Outreach Committee.
DISCOVERY CLASS ASSISTANCE
The Discovery Class is an introduction to FPC and the Presbyterian Church (USA). Volunteers are need to help with greeting, answering questions about the church, teach others about our faith and our church and its connection to the world.