Ushers have the honor to serve and welcome guests by providing them with a warm and safe atmosphere in God’s presence during church services. You will greet and usher guests to seats, assist people with special needs (wheelchair, stroller, etc.), assist in collecting offerings, distribute Sunday bulletins, and tidy up church pews.
Effective ministry characteristics: loving, punctual, hospitable, communicative towards the guests to demonstrate God’s love.
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Greeters have the honour of greeting people at the doors as they enter and exit Emmanuel Church on Sunday mornings.
As a Guest Services member, you are expected to be fully aware of church facilities in order to answer questions, give directions, and guide visitors if the opportunity is presented. During special services hosted by Emmanuel Church the Greeters may be asked to: manage queues, distribute bulletins, and register visitors for upcoming events.
Effective ministry characteristics: friendly, diplomatic, prayerful, proactive, and punctual.
Emmanuel’s Video Media team is responsible for capturing and recording the move of God, that the word may reach souls in the city, country, and everywhere on earth. On this team you will have the opportunity to accelerate the Kingdom work through technology.
Effective ministry characteristics: creative, reverent to the presence of God, mature to handle technical equipment, able to take orders, and collaborative.
WORSHIP & SOUND MINISTRY
The worship and sound team usher in the presence of the Holy Spirit through the playing of music and singing of songs. This ministry includes musicians, singers and people who control the sound.
Effective ministry characteristics: a humble heart, an openness to change, loyal, grounded in the Word, a good ear, musical ability, reliable.
First Steps “Emmanuel Nursery”
Emmanuel Nursery seeks to provide a safe, loving & cozy atmosphere to infants and toddlers from 0-2 years old. Characteristics of a great nursery volunteer: committed, flexible, loving, caring, patient, and team player.
EMMANUEL KIDS CHURCH MINISTRY
We have the honor of loving and teaching the children the Word of God, and how to pray, worship and tell others about Jesus! Effective ministry characteristics: prayerful, punctual, loving, sensitive, patient, active, fun, reliable, and able to speak and teach in a large group setting.
The Emmanuel bookstore is a place where people can purchase books, Bibles, DVDs, and more to feed and encourage their spiritual growth. Characteristics of an effective bookstore helper: punctual, reliable, informed, friendly, helpful, and welcoming.
The social media ministry goes behind the scenes, making a great impact; posting events, announcements, and blogs on the church’s media outlets. Characteristics of an active team member: Interested in design, detailed, proactive, punctual, and available to design and post at different times of the day.
The graphic design ministry is there to work on graphics to promote events in the church along with the creation of sermon slides and more. Characteristics of an effective graphic design member: interested in design, detailed, proactive, punctual, and available to design at different times of the day.
The visual media ministry is there to project verses, songs, videos, sermon slides, and all other images needed on the screen during service times. Characteristics of an effective team member: creative, punctual, enjoys working on a computer, quick, adaptable, and willing to learn.
Baptisms are special days of great joy and celebration. With this in mind, our team humbly serves to make this a memorable experience for all. Favorable character traits: dedicated to excellence, reliable, attentive, joyful, and a loving servant.
In remembrance of our Lord Jesus’s ultimate sacrifice for our salvation, communion takes place on the first Sunday of every month. Effective ministry characteristics: prayerful, self-examining, reverence, punctual, and sensitive to the Holy Spirit.
Creative, resourceful, enduring workers
God calls us to be stewards of all that is entrusted to us. The Emmanuel Church building belongs to God but we are to be the stewards of this blessing. The C.R.E.W. is a team that gets called upon occasionally for various projects related to the organization, maintenance, refurbishing and minor renos of the church building. If you are handy, creative, have a related skill or are just a willing worker, this ministry might be of interest to you!
If serving on this team interests you, sign up below.
If you are interested in serving the church in whichever capacity, kindly let us know.