30 ways you can support the ministry of WCUMC and serve the wider community
Sunday Morning Support
Scripture Reader One time or join a rotation to read 4-6 times per year.
Usher Collect offering plates and assist people to communion and to their seats.
Hospitality Team Greeter Pass out bulletins & welcome visitors – rotational schedule.
Choir and Worship Music Seasonal choir rehearsals Monday nights, other instruments. Present preludes or other offering music on occasion.
Worship Visuals Learn to operate mediashout presentation software on computer.
Sunday Refreshments Make coffee, bring goodies!
Visitation Team Visit shut-ins in their homes or in the hospital, phone call support.
Rides to Church Give a senior a ride.
Small Group Host Open up your home for a bible study or prayer group.
Casserole Patrol Provide meals for people in crisis.
Crafting for Mission Quilt-making, knitting, items for relief packages, and fundraising.
Bags of Blessing for the Homeless Donating items and assembling packages of toiletries and food to keep in your car and give out as needed.
Collecting Items for Local Women’s Shelter Support women in need.
Food Distribution Team Two monthly food bank giveaways at the church need folks to set up tables and sort food.
Community Garden Maintain the garden for produce given to Windsor Service Alliance, or help with planting, harvest, cleanup, etc.
Lighting for Literacy Workshops with youth constructing solar-powered lights for projects in developing countries.
Public Events (onsite and offsite) Represent the church at Windsor Days Parade, Earth Day, Blessing of the Animals, Neighbor Nite, etc.
ESL Teach English to new residents. Training provided, regular commitment.
Windsor Care Network Thanksgiving and Christmas meals for the hungry and lonely in our community. Cook, serve, etc.
Windsor Kids Cooperative effort of Christian churches to provide backpacks and supportive services to families in need. An annual summer event and ongoing conversations.
Volunteers In Mission Trip Serve God with your hands in the US or overseas while on vacation!
It’s Who You Know Introduce the pastor to your friends! Do you know a local police officer, teacher, politician, etc?
Repairs and Such Help our trustees with projects as needed.
Energy Conservation and Safety Matters Assess our site for ways we can be better stewards and be prepared for emergencies.
Displays Keep our bulletin boards current and looking good.
Fair Trade Sales Manage our ongoing sales of Equal Exchange products.
Office Help Mailing projects, folding & cutting on occasional basis.
Escrip and Other Merchant Rewards Programs Register so a portion of your purchases supports the church.
Offering Counter Assist with counting money on Sundays after church. Rotational schedule.
Circuit/District/Annual Conference Connect with Methodists beyond Windsor.
Leadership Board Monthly meeting for envisioning and decision-making.
Small Group Facilitator Lead a Bible study or prayer group. Training provided.
Worship Committee Use your creative gifts to enhance our worship experience.
Staff-Parish Relations Committee (SPRC) Human resources – support and evaluation of our staff.