Service Opportunities

Children’s Ministry
Nursery care is provided during our worship services for children birth through four years old.  Ages 13 years and up are welcome to help.  Contact Tammy Stoutamyer 849-0392.

Children’s Church is held for both services for children ages 4 years through 5th grade.  To volunteer, please contact Tammy Stoutamyer 849-0392.

Jesus Seekers is our evening children’s program for youth ages 4 years through 5th Grade.  We meet Wednesday evenings (school year) from 6:30-8:00pm on the Children’s Level.  To register or volunteer, contact Tammy Stoutamyer 849-0392.

Vacation Bible School is held the second week in June.  Contact Jan Alexander @ 434-5612 for more information.

Glowfest is our annual Halloween alternative – We host over 300 kids each year with games, food, horses, petting zoo, rides and more!  If you’d like to help, contact Lillian Barnhart at 540-430-1770.

Youth Ministry  Youth meet weekly on Wednesday evenings also 6:30 to 8:00 pm.  We meet in the youth center.  If you are interested in  volunteering, please contact Heather Myers @ 421-5204.

Sermon Based Growth Groups  We are always interested in those who are willing to host and/or lead a group.  Contact Pastor Fred at 421-4062

Service Saturdays are held throughout the spring, summer & fall in locations throughout our community to show God cares and we care.  Funding for our service projects is raised through our Amazing Race to Serve held in May.  Contact Pastor Gail @ 908-8422.

Small Jobs Team helps people in our church (or related to) by helping with household projects for those who can’t complete household projects such as ramps.  Contact Jeff Riddle @ 820-6364.

Hospital Team provides visitation to those in the hospital.  If you care interested, contact Pastor Gail @ 908-8422.

Home Visiting Team provides visits, calls and cards to those who are homebound or in care facilities.  Contact Theresa DeMastus @ 476-1035

Bereavement Team provides a loving outreach to those who have lost a loved one by bringing a care package to the house.  Contact Penny Dolan @ 290-6337

Prayer Team Contact Pastor Fred for more information @ 421-4062

Sewing Team Sews blankets that we give to children when they are dedicated as a way to remind the child and parents we are blanketing them with our prayer and support.  Contact Sarah Munday @ 578-4846

Meals Ministry provides meals to our church families after surgery or lost of loved one.  If you’d like to help provide or deliver a meal contact Laurel Dean @ 405-9608.

Angel Tree is our Christmas program to provide clothes and gifts for children of families needing help.  Contact Martha Porter @ 820-6703.

Properties Committee Are you handy around the house?  Sometimes God’s house needs those who are handy.  If you are willing contact Paul Baker @ 820-5566.

Special Events – Like to celebrate?  We need help doing so with set-up and clean-ups and the meals.  If you’d be willing to help, contact Lois Mitchell @ 434-1459.

Connections Team  If you like to welcome new people into our congregation, then this is the place for you!  There are many areas you may serve:  Door Greeter, Welcome Center, Ushers, Welcome Meals, etc.  Contact Pastor Gail @ 908-8422 for more information.

Praise Teams,  Special Music or Tech Teams
Special Music is always welcome?  We are blessed to have so many participants share their gift.  You can call Melida Neal @908-8382 or Hollie Furr  @ 828-3366 or Pastor Fred about special music @ 421-4062.  Contact Gail @ 908-8422 for tech teams.

Local Outreach
Supporting ERMA food pantry in Grottoes by donations from our church and Christmas food boxes.  Each month there is a designated item that you can donate to the red box in the lobby.  Contact John Riddle @607-6192.

Backpack Buddy program sends bags of food home with children in one of our local schools.  These children are without a permanent home in our community.  These bags of food give them breakfast, lunch and dinner items to help them through the weekend.  Donations may be left on the shelf in the lobby.  Contact Amy Garrison @ 289-7829.

Agents of Mercy Food Pantry serves local families with monthly boxes of food.  Church members can donate and deliver boxes.  Donations may be left on the shelf in the lobby.  Contact Pam Shroyer @421-4614

Mission Trips  (these are the trips we regularly serve on, others are added as needed)
National Disaster Relief.  We send teams of adults and youth to areas of the United States that have suffered natural disasters.  Teams have visited the Gulf Coast, New York and Oklahoma.

Kentucky Mission.  Each year we have a team that visits the Riverside Christian School in Lost Creek, KY.  This school is located in the poorest county in the state and they need our support with supplies and labor.  Contact David Raynes @578-0723

Puerto Maldonado, Peru is the location of an orphanage sponsored by the Brethren Church.  We take yearly trips to help build and maintain this orphanage.  Contact Jeff Robb @478-7616