Serve

Serve

Serve
  • Why serve?

    You can make a difference in our
    local community and around the world.
  • Why serve?

    You have unique
    God-given talents and abilities.
  • Why serve?

    You can develop new skills
    or sharpen existing ones.
  • Why serve?

    You will have the opportunity
    to make friends and enjoy the fellowship
    of others in our church family.
  • Why serve?

    You make our church a welcoming place
    in which everyone’s gifts are valued and appreciated.
  • Why serve?

    You support our church’s mission
    to “make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.”
  • Why serve?

    You are called to an active faith
    and a life of Christian service.
  • Why serve?

    Whatever your interests and gifts,
    there is a place for you here.
  • Why serve?

    You can make a difference in our local community and around the world.
  • Why serve?

    You have unique God-given talents and abilities.
  • Why serve?

    You can develop new skills or sharpen existing ones.
  • Why serve?

    You will have the opportunity to make friends and enjoy the fellowship of others in our church family.
  • Why serve?

    You make our church a welcoming place in which everyone’s gifts are valued and appreciated.
  • Why serve?

    You support our church’s mission to “make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.”
  • Why serve?

    You are called to an active faith and a life of Christian service.
  • Why serve?

    Whatever your interests and gifts, there is a place for you here.

Ways you can serve:

Board of Trustees

Oversees the management of the church’s property. Members are elected to a 3-year term. Meets monthly.

Children’s Center Advisory Committee

Serves as a liaison to the Children’s Center that is part of the church’s ministry in our community.

Children & Youth Ministries

Resources and supports volunteers with children and youth in learning about and growing in Christian faith.
  • Confirmation
  • Mission Trips
  • Nursery Care
  • Sunday School
  • Vacation Bible School
  • Youth Group

Congregational Care Ministries

Shares the love of Christ by caring for needs of individuals and families and by nurturing health and wholeness.
  • Altar Prayers
  • Caring Cooks and Cabbies
  • Lay Pastors
  • Memorial Reception Team
  • Prayer Shawl Ministry
  • Prayer Team
  • Stephen Ministers

Church Council

The governing body of EUMC, comprised of the Steering Team, elected committee & ministry team leaders, and members-at-large.

Fellowship Ministries

Plans and supports church fellowship events.
  • Church Socials Team
  • Family Camp Planners
  • Intergenerational Events
  • Men’s Group & Retreat
  • Women’s Retreat

Finance

Plans and oversees the regular financial budget of the church. Members are elected to a 3-year term. Includes endowments and Memorials. Meets monthly.

"Hand's On" Opportunites

Assists in maintaining the building and supports office staff.
  • Building Maintenance
  • Bus Drivers
  • Coffee Hour Hosts
  • Communications Team
  • Grounds Care
  • Office Volunteers

Lay Members to Annual Conference

Represents EUMC to the three-day PNW Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. (Two members plus two alternates) These are elected for a 4-year term.

Leadership Development

Recruits, nominates, and supports the lay leadership of the church. Members are elected to a 3-year term.

Mission Endowment Committee

Provides grants to EUMC members funding local and international missions, both new ministries and on-going outreach.

Music and Arts

Supports the music & arts ministries of EUMC.
  • Art Hall Gallery
  • Chamber Ensembles
  • Chancel Choir
  • Chapel Bells
  • Choir on the Move
  • Foundry Music/li>
  • Instrumentalists
  • Joyful Noise
  • Soloists
  • Sound & Projection
  • Youth Band

Outreach

Addresses local and global missions.
  • Advocacy Team
  • Food Bank
  • Pea Patch
  • Reconciling Ministry
  • Thrift Shop
  • Toy Shop
  • Tutoring
  • United Methodist Women

Records and History

The Records and History ministry assists the Historian in preserving historical materials no longer in current use. (Historian selected members.)

Staff-Parish Relations Committee

Serves as the personnel department of EUMC for the paid staff of the church. Members are elected to a 3-year term. Meets monthly.

Welcoming

Welcomes everyone into the life of the congregation.
  • Callers
  • Greeters
  • Newcomer flowers
  • Ushers
  • Visitor Desk

Worship

Guides our worship life, plans festival days & special services.
  • Acolytes
  • Altar Flowers
  • Foundry
  • Pew Tenders
  • Sanctuary Environment
  • Scripture Readers
  • Worship Leaders

Board of Trustees

Oversees the management of the church’s property. Members are elected to a 3-year term. Meets monthly.

Children’s Center Advisory Committee

Serves as a liaison to the Children’s Center that is part of the church’s ministry in our community.

Children & Youth Ministries

Resources and supports volunteers with children and youth in learning about and growing in Christian faith.
  • Confirmation
  • Mission Trips
  • Nursery Care
  • Sunday School
  • Vacation Bible School
  • Youth Group

Congregational Care Ministries

Shares the love of Christ by caring for needs of individuals and families and by nurturing health and wholeness.
  • Altar Prayers
  • Caring Cooks and Cabbies
  • Lay Pastors
  • Memorial Reception Team
  • Prayer Shawl Ministry
  • Prayer Team
  • Stephen Ministers

Church Council

The governing body of EUMC, comprised of the Steering Team, elected committee & ministry team leaders, and members-at-large.

Fellowship Ministries

Plans and supports church fellowship events.
  • Church Socials Team
  • Family Camp Planners
  • Intergenerational Events
  • Men’s Group & Retreat
  • Women’s Retreat

Finance

Plans and oversees the regular financial budget of the church. Members are elected to a 3-year term. Includes endowments and Memorials. Meets monthly.

"Hand's On" Opportunites

Assists in maintaining the building and supports office staff.
  • Building Maintenance
  • Bus Drivers
  • Coffee Hour Hosts
  • Communications Team
  • Grounds Care
  • Office Volunteers

Lay Members to Annual Conference

Represents EUMC to the three-day PNW Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. (Two members plus two alternates) These are elected for a 4-year term.

Leadership Development

Recruits, nominates, and supports the lay leadership of the church. Members are elected to a 3-year term.

Mission Endowment Committee

Provides grants to EUMC members funding local and international missions, both new ministries and on-going outreach.

Music and Arts

Supports the music & arts ministries of EUMC.
  • Art Hall Gallery
  • Chamber Ensembles
  • Chancel Choir
  • Chapel Bells
  • Choir on the Move
  • Foundry Music/li>
  • Instrumentalists
  • Joyful Noise
  • Soloists
  • Sound & Projection
  • Youth Band

Outreach

Addresses local and global missions.
  • Advocacy Team
  • Food Bank
  • Pea Patch
  • Reconciling Ministry
  • Thrift Shop
  • Toy Shop
  • Tutoring
  • United Methodist Women

Records and History

The Records and History ministry assists the Historian in preserving historical materials no longer in current use. (Historian selected members.)

Staff-Parish Relations Committee

Serves as the personnel department of EUMC for the paid staff of the church. Members are elected to a 3-year term. Meets monthly.

Welcoming

Welcomes everyone into the life of the congregation.
  • Callers
  • Greeters
  • Newcomer flowers
  • Ushers
  • Visitor Desk

Worship

Guides our worship life, plans festival days & special services.
  • Acolytes
  • Altar Flowers
  • Foundry
  • Pew Tenders
  • Sanctuary Environment
  • Scripture Readers
  • Worship Leaders