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FEATURED SERVING OPPORTUNITIES

Senior Suds

every other Tuesday

Deliver a meal and then stay to visit and assist area seniors with a biweekly free laundry service. 

Email szumbrun@claychurch.com.

TECH TEAM

weekly / monthly rotation

Work behind the scenes to help us produce services. Run sound and lights, advance slides, or help us produce a polished livestream service for our online audience.

Email amiller@claychurch.com.

Clay Church Food Pantry

weekly / weekends / monthly rotation

Help us feed Michiana. Opportunities to help include weekday shifts on a rotation and one time opportunities with our mobile pantry.

Email szumbrun@claychurch.com.

Children's Ministry

FaithWorks! Nursery (weekly/monthly on Sundays, background check required)

Spend an hour playing with babies/toddlers, providing a safe and loving environment. Email tyoder@claychurch.com.

FaithWorks! Preschool (weekly/monthly on Sundays, background check required)

Bring your love & energy to share Jesus' love with our preschoolers through a Bible story and craft/activity.  All materials are provided. Email tyoder@claychurch.com.

FaithWorks! Small Group Leader (weekly/monthly on Sundays, background check required)

Get to know a small group of elementary age students, by asking questions about/processing the lesson of the morning. Take an interest in their lives and activities by listening to them.  Play games/converse before service starts.  All activities/lesson questions provided. Email tyoder@claychurch.com.

FaithWorks! Hi Five Team (weekly/monthly on Sundays, background check required)

Give an energetic hello and high five as students arrive and head to class each Sunday. Escort students to class as they arrive. Email tyoder@claychurch.com.

FaithWorks! Check-In (weekly/monthly on Sundays, background check required)

Be the first face that welcomes children/families as they arrive.  Check children in via their phone number into the computer system and distribute name labels to the family. Email tyoder@claychurch.com.

Building & Grounds

Mowing Team (seasonal, weekly, weather-dependent)

Keep our lawns looking crisp and neat for all to enjoy as they enter our property.  Training for use of our zero turn mowers is a prerequisite. Email cpoelstra@claychurch.com.

Gardening Team (flexible schedule)

Be part of our “Genesis Garden” team who maintains the beautiful gardens around both North and Firehouse facilities. Email cpoelstra@claychurch.com.

Edging / Trimming Team (flexible schedule)

When the edges are crisp, everything looks better. We have all the equipment you need. Email cpoelstra@claychurch.com.

Fix-It Folks (flexible schedule)

If you are gifted at fixing things, we have a place for you. Projects of all kinds from toys broken in our preschool to chairs broken in our youth ministry. If you like fixing things at home, we would love for you to help here at our church home. Email cpoelstra@claychurch.com.

Workshop Organizers (flexible schedule)

Looking for someone who loves to transform spaces from chaos to clutter-free.  This will help our teams find things quicker and use existing resources when possible. Email cpoelstra@claychurch.com.

Painting / Touch-Up Team (flexible schedule)

There always seems to be a need to paint things.  From small patch jobs up to whole rooms. Email cpoelstra@claychurch.com.

Vehicle Repairs (flexible schedule)

Help us maintain our fleet. Things like replacing lights on our trailers, replacing rotors / pads on our truck, or changing the oil all come to mind. Currently we have four vehicles and three trailers to maintain (plus a couple of zero turn lawn mowers). Email cpoelstra@claychurch.com.

Hospitality

Coffee Hour (weekly or monthly on Sundays)

Help with set up, making coffee, keeping supplies stocked and clean up. Email jleonard@claychurch.com.

Parking Lot / Front Door (weekly or monthly on Sundays)

Help people from their cars, assist people in wheelchairs, open doors for people before service. Email jleonard@claychurch.com.

Greeter (weekly or monthly on Sundays)

Help greet people in the lobby as they arrive. Email jleonard@claychurch.com.

Ushers (weekly or monthly on Sundays)

Help pass out Life Guides and Connect Cards before service, help pass offering plates during the service. Email jleonard@claychurch.com.

Ongoing Missions

Food Pantry (rotations on Mondays and Thursdays)

Many roles including taking orders, filling orders, data entry, restocking shelves. Email szumbrun@claychurch.com.

Unity Garden (seasonal, flexible schedule)

Help working in the Unity Garden with planting, weeding. Email jjones@claychurch.com.

 

Mobile Food Pantry (Wednesdays and Saturdays)

Load the food, set up and distribute the food, unload. Sign up here to volunteer>>

Email szumbrun@claychurch.com.

Senior Suds (Every other Tuesday)

Deliver a meal and visit with seniors receiving free laundry services. Sign up here to volunteer>>

Email szumbrun@claychurch.com.

Worship

Holy Communion Setup (monthly on Sunday, stairs involved)

This serving opportunity includes preparing the bread and juice for Holy Communion, set up before worship on the 1st Sunday the month before the 9:00am service and replenishment of the elements before the 11:00am service. Email lfecher@claychurch.com.

Liturgical Paraments (7 times per year, stairs involved)

This serving opportunity includes changing the paraments in the North sanctuary as the church calendar and maintaining the paraments; cleaning as needed. Email bdurand@claychurch.com.

Holy Communion Ministers (monthly, background check required)

This serving opportunity involves being in relationship with and bringing Holy Communion monthly to those at Clay who are unable to attend worship. Email lfecher@claychurch.com.

Communion Servers (monthly on first Sundays)

This serving opportunity includes serving the bread and cup during Holy Communion on the 1st Sunday of the month at either the 9:00am and 11:00am service. Sign up to serve once a month or once a quarter. Email lfecher@claychurch.com.

Praise Team (monthly or bi-weekly on Sundays and Wednesdays, audition required)

Sing and/or play an instrument. Email acox@claychurch.com.

Choir (weekly on Sundays and Wednesdays)

Sing in the choir loft. Email vwarkentein@claychurch.com.

Tech Team (weekly or monthly on Sundays)

Run sound and lights, advance lyric slides, and help us produce a polished livestream service for our online audience. Email amiller@claychurch.com.

Special Music (flexible, audition required)

Sing and/or play an instrument. Email bdurand@claychurch.com.

Caring

Funeral Meals (on-call)

There are several jobs to sign up for that help a funeral meal run seamlessly. Prepare a salad, side dish or dessert to compliment the meal, help set tables, serve food, make coffee, and clean up once the meal is done. Email lfecher@claychurch.com.

Hospital Visitation (on-call)

A rotating list of people who visit our congregation members when they are in the hospital. Email lfecher@claychurch.com.

Shut-In Visitation (flexible)

A group of people who visit our congregation members who are unable to get to worship on Sundays. Email lfecher@claychurch.com.

Meal Team (on-call)

Bring meals to those who have just had surgery, illness, added a child to their family, etc... Email lfecher@claychurch.com.

Office

Office Volunteer (four hours weekly, during office hours)

Be the welcoming smile & voice of your church!   3-4 hour shifts in the Staff Offices, answering phones, greeting visitors, and completing occasional simple tasks to enhance the various ministries of our church. Email dshertzer@claychurch.com.

Organizer (flexible schedule)

Looking for someone who loves to transform spaces from chaos to clutter-free.  This will help our team find things quicker and use existing resources when possible.

Email cpoelstra@claychurch.com.

Special Projects (on-call)

Be on call to help work on special administrative projects; i.e. stuffing envelopes, stapling, tying ribbons and so on.  Often with a group of people – the more the merrier! Email dshertzer@claychurch.com.

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