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Worship Planning

The Worship Ministry will cooperate with the Pastors in developing worship services for the Congregation and will coordinate with the Personnel Ministry Chair in staffing the Director of Music Ministries position.


  • Coordinates with pastors and director of music for weekly worship and special services

  • Prepares and schedules worship space, supplies, and personnel as needed to offer a meaningful, welcoming, and accommodating experience for all

  • Submits information for the monthly newsletter e-Connection, and special events to the weekly Midweek at Friends email

  • Submits a report to Deputy Moderator of Programs for monthly Church Council meeting

  • Provides a summary of activities to Programs for the Friends Annual Report (due in June)


Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Join the Worship Ministry Team

  • Serve as a greeter* at Sunday morning or special services (sign-up list)

  • Serve as Lay Leader* at Sunday morning services (sign-up list)

  • Serve as Communion Steward* – set out the elements and remove them after service; invite others to participate in serving (sign-up list)

  • Help bake communion bread (sign-up list)

  • Help prepare the church for weekly services and clean up after services – bulletins to recycle, replenish chair backs, replace hymnals under chairs

  • Help prepare the church for liturgical changes and special occasions (on-call list)

  • Assist with changing of the seasonal altar cloths and banners*

  • Assist with bulletin preparation – folding and inserts on Fridays 9-11 am

*Orientation provided

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