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Serve Groups – Spring 2020

#27- ARK Group Leader:  Linda Evans

Description:  Providing meals and services to those recovering from surgery or illness.  This loving group helps each other make it through difficult times.

Times:  Service and meetings are offered as needed.

#28- Basketball Food Team Group Leader:  Dawn Golden

Description:  This group provides light meals to the Tuesday Night Basketball players at the end of the

evening, some of whom are in need of a free healthy meal.  There will be a rotation of food providers on this team

serving and making meals.

Times:  Tuesdays from 7:45-9:00 PM – October 2 – April 28

#29 – Care Committee Group Leader:  Rich Moreland

Description:  Team of caring adults who reach out in service and prayer to those in serious health needs

either at home, hospital, or care communities.  Group meets to discuss visit rotations and care providing.

Times:  Periodic meetings to be determined

#30 – Chapel Bells Group Leader:  Rich Moreland

Description:  Sanctuary Service Bell Choir performing periodically in both the 8:30 and 11:00 AM Worship services.

Rehearsal Time:  Thursdays at 6:00 –7:00 PM – September through May

#31 – Chancel ChoirGroup Leader:  Rich Moreland

Description:  Sanctuary Service choir performing periodically in both the 8:30 and 11:00 AM Worship

services.

Times:  Thursdays at 7:00 –9:00 PM – September through May

#32 – Connect/Grow/Serve  Coordination Team Group Leader:  Brian Kelley

Description:  Evaluate Small Groups and make preparations for upcoming Connect/Grow/Serve Group

assignments

Times:  Mondays – 5:30 PM – Various locations in the church

#33 – FaithvilleGroup Leader:  Tracy Reed

Description:  Are you interested in volunteering one or more Sundays with our elementary kids?  There are

many ways to get involved:  checking kids in, classroom helper, rotation leader for art, science, games, cooking,

missions, and spiritual practices (all curriculum and materials provided ahead of time).  If you have a heart for

children come join the fun!!!

Times:  Sundays, September 8th – May 17th – 9:15-10:45 AM

#34 – Funeral Dinners Group Leader:  Sandy Raffaelli

Description:  Preparing and serving meals to families and friends for a church funeral.  Roles include prep, cooking, making deserts and cleanup.

Times:  As needed

#35 – HeBrews Café Group Leader:  Greg Sturgeon

Description:  Planning and preparing food, coffee, and hospitality for our church in the HeBrews Café.

Times:  Sundays from 7:30 AM – Noon

#36 – Hometown Days Worker Dinner Group Leader: Janie Salgat

Description:  Join your Mission Committee on Wed., May 27th to say “ Thank you” to the Hometown Days  carnival workers. We will be serving a hot meal with desserts, drinks and handing out hygiene kits.

Times:  Wed. May 27 – Setup/Prep:  3:00-6:00 PM – Dinner:  6:30-8:00 pm – Cleanup:  7:00-8:30pm

#37 – Hospitality Team Group Leader:  Rose Parks

Description:  Join your Mission Committee on Wed., May 27th to say “ Thank you” to the carnival workers. We will be serving a hot meal with desserts, drinks and handing out hygiene kits.  Sign up at welcome center in  May or contact Janie

Times:  Wednesday, May 27 – Gym – Setup/Prep: 3:00pm-6:00pm ;  Dinner: 6:30-8:00pm;   Clean up: 7:00-8:30pm

#38 – Joyful Ringers Group Leader:  Doug Brier

               

Description:  Beginning level bell choir for students and others who desire to learn how to ring.  Performs in periodic sanctuary services.

Times:  Wednesdays 7:00-8:00 PM in the Serving Room

#39 – Living Way Group Leader:  Felicia Gano

               

Description:  Our teen worship arts team that performs music and dance motions during periodic

sanctuary services and the Well.

Rehearsal Times:  Sundays at 5:00 PM for SH, Sundays at 6:00 PM for JH

#40 – Men’s Workday Group Leader: Bruce Lanning

Description:  Performs various repairs, maintenance and projects around the church building to help keep costs down.  Morning includes times of fellowship and prayer and of course doughnuts.

Times:  4th Tuesdays of each month year round – 8:30 am – about 12:00 noon

#41 – Mid-Week Grow Groups Dinner Group Leader:  Greg Sturgeon

Description:  Preparing and serving the all church meal for our Mid-Week Grow Groups.  Sharing love through the preparation and offering of food is an outpouring of God’s love..

Times:  Wednesdays from 5:00-6:00 PM – Jan 8– Feb 19

#42 – Missions Committee Group Leader:  Janie Salgat

Description:  Team that makes mission support decisions for our church and finds ways to support our community as well as missions throughout the world.

Times:  Periodically throughout the year.

#43 – Orchestra Group Leader:  Rich Moreland

Description:  Sanctuary Service music performance group for instrumental music.  Musicians 7th grade through adult are welcome to join and participate in periodic worship services.

Rehearsal Times:  Sundays 7:45-8:45 PM in the Sanctuary

#44 – Sanctuary Altar Team Group Leader:  Linda Caton

Description:  Creation and design of our Sanctuary Altar displays.  This is an opportunity for people to express their worship for the Lord through design and art as a presentation for our congregation.

Times:  TBA

#45 – Sanctuary Worship Committee Group Leader:  Dr. G

Description:  Group to share ideas and evaluate the worship styles and practices for our sanctuary

services.

Times:  Periodic meetings to be determined

#46 – Swartz Creek Community Food Basket Group Leader:  Janet Jennings

Description:  Our church hosts a very active food pantry serving hundreds of families within the boundaries of the Swartz Creek Community School District.  We are always in need of volunteers for the two times when we are open.

Times:  Tuesdays from 3:00-5:00 PM and Fridays from 10:00am – Noon.

#47 – The Well First Impressions Team Group Leader: Sue Ford

Description:  Evaluate and make new plans for welcoming new guests and providing hospitality to all who attend The Well.  Includes greeters, ushers, café hosts and worship hosts.

Times:  Meetings to be determined

#48 – The Well Greeters Team Group Leader:  Tricia McBride

Description:  Team of greeters serving at the Well services.

Times:  Sundays from about 9:00 am – 10:30 am

#49 – The Well Worship Arts Team Group Leader:  Rev. Aaron Kesson

aaron@umc-sc.org – 517-930-1543

Description:  Collaborate with others to envision and implement creative ideas for worship at The Well.

Times:  Meetings to be determined

#50- Ushers Group Leader:  8:30-Greg Sturgeon – 11:00-Ron Huffman

Description:  Our team of leaders who help administer the sanctuary services by welcoming guests and taking care of other tasks that often go unseen.  The ushers are an essential part of providing a welcoming experience for our

congregation.  Volunteer opportunities can be by the week or by the month and service weeks are flexible for family needs.

Times:  8:30 and 11:00 am services

#51 – Worship Tech Teams Group Leader:  Steve Jordan

Description:  Learn how to develop new audio/visual resources for The Well Worship Service and

Sanctuary Services and operate audio/visual equipment.

Times:  Meetings to be determined

For more information about a group please email Brian Kelley: brian@umc-sc.org