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SERVE AT CCSM

Whether you want to welcome guests, work with children or provide support behind the scenes, there is a place to use your gifts at CCSM. We value our volunteers and want you to have a quality experience serving in our church ministries. Please click on our serving categories to learn more.

Sundays
Care Opportunities
Behind-The-Scenes
CCSM Traditions/Seasonal
Ministry Teams
Board of Ministries

To sign up for or learn more about our serving opportunities, please fill out our Volunteer at CCSM form.

Sundays

Our Sunday volunteers make our worship services run smoothly. Sunday volunteers are needed in a variety of capacities.

Greeters – Welcome visitors and guests to worship. Answer questions and provide directions as needed. Time Commitment: Once every 4-6 weeks, arrive early.

Usher Team – Prepare the Sanctuary for worship services, seat people as they arrive, take up the offering and direct people during communion. Time Commitment: Once every 4-6 weeks, arrive early.

Chancel Choir – Join the main choral group at CCSM. Open to all. Ability to carry a tune and match pitch required. Time Commitment: Weekly rehearsal and Sunday worship.

Carillon Handbell Choir – Seasonal – Play as scheduled for our Sunday worship services and for other events at church and in the community. You must read music. Time Commitment: Weekly rehearsal and several Sunday throughout the year.

Communion Servers – Serve communion to congregants the first Sunday of every month. Time Commitment: Once a month.

Church School Assistants – Support our Children’s Ministry by taking a turn assisting our teachers in the classroom during the year. Take attendance and greet children at the door as they arrive. Simple background check is required. Time Commitment: Once per school semester.

Coffee Connections Team – Provide extravagant welcome and light refreshments at our coffee hour after worship. Work with a small team to provide refreshments, set up, serve, and clean up. Time Commitment: Once every 3 months, 45 minutes-1 hour, arrive early.

Care Opportunities

Our Care volunteers offer practical and compassionate care support to our congregants. These volunteer opportunities complement the pastoral care provided by our ministerial staff.

Companion Ministry – *NEW* Provide companionship to our congregants in need. You will be assigned to regularly visit a congregant requesting assistance. This is an ongoing ministry with a one-year commitment. No prior experience is necessary and training will be required.

Home Communion Team – Join our teams that deliver home communion, at least one quarterly at mutually agreed upon times, to those of our members who are unable to attend worship. You will receive training and a CCSM communion kit. If you would like to partake in this heartwarming experience of sharing home communion, please request information.

Ride Share – This is an easy way to support our beloved community. Give a ride to and from church to people who cannot drive to Sunday service or other church events themselves.

Behind-The-Scenes

Our behind-the-scenes support keeps CCSM running! Here are ways you can help.

Reception Desk – Staff main reception desk Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Training provided.

Office Angels – Lend your project management and office skills to support our staff with various office tasks and special projects.

CCSM Traditions/Seasonal

Our event teams plan and coordinate CCSM’s treasured traditions. Whether you can help set up, clean up or organize, we can use your help. Join one…or more!

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper – Tuesday before Lent

Annual Meeting Luncheon – June

Church Picnic – July

Homecoming Sunday – September

Pick-A-Party Fundraiser – October

Advent Workshop – December

Christmas Pageant – December

Ministry Teams

Our ministry teams are longer standing volunteer teams that coordinate closely with our clergy and staff to brainstorm, strategize, make recommendations, recruit volunteers and develop plans on how to effectively do ministry in various areas of church life.

Care, Fellowship and Extravagant Welcome

Children, Youth and Families 

Ministry for Service and Justice

Music

Stewardship, Finance and Operations

Worship and Spiritual Life 

Board of Ministries

Our Board of Ministries are elected leaders whose responsibility is to embody CCSM’s guiding principles, vision, mission, and our congregation’s voice into policies that enable us to achieve those ends. They monitor CCSM’s performance and provide strategic direction.

 

Times and Directions

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Music Events

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Social Justice

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