SERVE AT ARCOLA

How are you called to serve others within the church?  

You can help on Sunday mornings, throughout the week, and during the year.

Ushers, Greeters, and Parking Assistance:

  • Greeters greet congregants and new visitors as they enter the building, and they encourage newcomers to fill out online visitor cards by using the QR codes.
  • Ushers assist with seating everyone in the Great Room for worship, close the doors at the start of the service, and guide congregational movement during activities such as Communion.
  • The Parking Team serves on special days, like Easter and major events, where overflow crowds are expected. Contact Lori Bell to help in these areas.
Events Team:

Serve on the Events Team to help provide set up and clean up for events at the church such as Christmas Café, Legends Lunch, church picnics, and other special events. Contact Chris Slupe to assist in this area.

Lawn Mowing and Grounds Keeping:

Serve on a rotating basis as a member of the Arcola Landscaping Team that helps mow and edge the church lawn during the months of April-October 2022. Contact Chris Slupe if you are interested in helping.

Angels on Call:

Provide short-term or emergency meals for our Arcola Church families dealing with medical issues or other hardships. If you are interested in joining this ministry, please contact Molly Riedel, Director of Caring.

Prayer Team and Card Team:

Our prayer team receives prayer requests and commits to praying over these throughout the week. Our card ministry team sends handwritten notes to those needing encouragement. If you are interested in being a part of either of these groups, contact Molly Riedel.

Special Opportunities during the Christmas Season:
  • Angel Ornaments - Create a beautiful, handmade ornament that will hang on our Angel Tree (Oct/Nov)
  • Christmas Cookies – make and package Christmas cookies to be delivered to shut-ins from the church
  • Hanging of the Greens - Help decorate the church for Christmas the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and take down the decorations the weekend after Christmas

Contact Molly Riedel to get involved with any of these holiday activities.

  • Be a lead or an assistant in the nursery
  • Volunteer as a children’s Sunday School teacher
  • Help during special children’s events such as Vacation Bible School
  • Help with childcare for special events such as Dates with a Purpose
  • Assist with Youth events

Contact Anne Moriak

Serve During Sunday Worship

Scripture Readers and Communion Servers

Scripture readers read or record the Scripture passage for worship; this role is for all ages. 
Communion Servers serve the bread and the cup to the congregation once the elements have been blessed. This role is for grades 6th -adult.

Contact Tianna Durbin

Ushers , Greeters, and Parking Team

Greeters greet congregants as they enter the building, and encourage newcomers to our worship to fill out online visitor cards by using the QR codes.
Ushers assist in seating everyone in the Great Room for worship, closing doors upon the start of the service, and  guiding congregational movement such as during Communion.
The Parking Team serves on special days, like Easter and major events, where overflow crowds are expected.

Contact Lori Bell

AV Team

The future of worship is already online - is God calling you to use your audio, video, and technical knowledge as part of this amazing team that keeps us reaching people for Jesus around the world? Contact Chris Durbin to learn more about spending flexible Wednesdays and Sundays making worship sound and look good, both in-person and online.

Contact Chris Durbin

Serve in Worship Through Music: Adults

Worship God through music with our Joyful Noise Praise Band, Alleluia Choir, Festival (Seasonal) Choir, and Faith and Grace Note Handbell Choirs. Visit our Music & Arts page for more details. 

Visit Music & Arts

Serve in Worship Through Music: Children & Youth

Your children can explore their faith and gifts of music and dance with the Celebration Choir, Elevation Dance Ensemble, Junior Handbell Choir, Youth Praise Team, and our Christmas musical. Visit our Music & Arts page for more information. 

Visit Music & Arts

Other Opportunities

Behind the scenes help is always needed to keep worship and music programs running smoothly. There are opportunities for Summer in the Arts Camp counselors, special event helpers, music librarians, and more. 

Contact Tianna Durbin