Ministry Teams

1. Nursery Ministries – Manages the Church nursery, recruiting volunteers, and teachers. Schedules, helps new parents, and promotes programs for infants and toddlers for Sunday School, Worship Services and special events. Children’s Ministry Director- Kalvari Kershner Team Leader – Emily Carter
2. Children’s Ministries – Promotes programs for children ages Preschool- 5th grade; including Sunday School, Jr. Church, IZZY-N-U?, VBS, TAFFY, Summer Camps, Musicals, Family Movie Night, Tomato Show Lip Sync. Children’s Ministry Director- Kalvari Kershner
3. 12:2 Student Ministries –Oversees programs for 6th-12th grades; including Sunday School, Confirmation, Mission Trips, After School Ministries and Youth Group. Team Leaders: Robin McClay, Rhonda Goeppinger, Keyara Moore, JP Murphy
4. Adult Ministries – Oversees adult activities including Sunday School Classes, bible studies, small groups, intergenerational events, UMW, UMM, church library, reader’s group, quilter’s group, and couple’s group.
5. Food Services Ministries – Provides food for Wednesday Community PeaceMeals, mission dinners, friendship meals, funeral dinners, VBS, youth events and special occasions. Volunteers purchase food and supplies, cook, serve meals, donate food, and clean the kitchen. Team Leaders – Sharon Fitzpatrick, JoAnn Baugher and Betty Smith
6. Media Ministries – Provides recruitment of and training for sound system, power point, digital camera, and video camera operators; computer support, church marketing, Web Page, and sign ministry.
7. Membership and Evangelism Ministries– Provides prayer support through intercessory prayer team and prayer chain; manages Welcome table, new member mentors, and Sunday morning attendance records.
8. Missions Ministries – Provides support to mission projects including mission trips, making school/health kits, Jackson Area Ministries (JAM), Blanket Sunday, mission dinners, FACA, Habitat for Humanity, Heifer Project and OASIS project. Team Leader- Bob Moore
9. Music Ministries – Provides recruitment and support for all aspects of music for Sunday morning worship including senior choir, praise team, organist, pianist, vocal and instrumental soloists. Team Leaders Mary Elder, Susan Link, & Ross Carter
10. Special Services Ministries – Provides support to the staff, worship & music teams in planning – Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter, Pentecost, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Scout Sundays, All Saint’s Day, Leadership Commissioning Service and Special Methodist Sundays. Team Leader – Susan Grogg, Rhonda Goeppinger
11. Visitation Ministries – Provides delivery of cookies to visitors, friendship meals, visits to shut-ins, nursing home residents, and hospital patients, letters to visitors and phone calls to inactive members. Team Leader – Morris James
12. Worship Ministries – Provides recruitment of and training for ushers, greeters, communion stewards, acolytes, and lay readers for Sunday morning worship. Team Leaders – Susan Grogg/Diana House