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Love God 

These service positions focus on the worship of our God and Savior Jesus Christ.  Worshiping God is the most fundamental activity in a church.  These positions are a great place to start being a disciple for Jesus.
 
 
-WORSHIP-
 
Church membership requirement: none
Led by: Pastor Baker and Eric Jones
 
Description: Worship is the place where you perform acts of service to God.  It’s the place to meet with other believers to declare who God is and what He has done. All are welcome.
 
 
 
PROJECTOR TEAM-
 
Church membership requirement: none
Led by: Eric Jones
Team member requirements:
  1. must be prompt and at the projector 10 minutes before worship
  2. must have some competency at working a basic computer and mouse
  3. must attend church regularly
  4. must not miss projector shifts
 
Description: To facilitate corporate singing we provide a projector for the congregation.  Song lyrics are projected onto a screen to allow unified and orderly singing during worship.  The projector team is in charge of running the projector system during worship times.
 
 
 
-LIGHT TEAM-
 
Church membership requirement: none
Led by: Roger Curvey
Team member requirements:
  1. must be prompt and at the light board 10 minutes before worship
  2. must attend church regularly
  3. must not miss light board shifts
 

Description: The auditorium stage requires special lighting during worship.  The Light Team works the light board during worship

 
 
 
-SOUND TEAM-
 
Church membership requirement: none
Led by: Chuck Gray
Team member requirements:
  1. must be prompt and at the sound board 10 minutes before worship
  2. must attend church regularly
  3. must not miss sound board shifts
 
Description: To facilitate corporate singing and preaching we provide a sound system.  This sound system allows for the congregation to hear what is happening on stage.  The sound team is in charge of running the sound system during worship times.
 
-CHURCH CHOIR-
 
Church membership requirement: none
Led by: Eric Jones
Team member requirements:
  1. must be willing to attend rehearsals
  2. must attend church regularly
  3. must love to sing
 
Description: The church choir leads out in worship on Sunday mornings.  The choir sings many types of songs: songs of praise, lament, contemplation of the Christian life.  The choir sings during the Fall, Winter and Spring seasons of the year. They meet Wednesdays at 7:30 and Sundays at 10am.
 
 
-LADIES’ ENSEMBLE-
 
Church membership requirement: none
Led by: Hannah Dahmer
Team member requirements:
  1. must be willing to attend rehearsals
  2. must attend church regularly
  3. must be able to learn and sing parts
 
Description: The Ladies’ Ensemble sings in the worship service when needed.
 
 
-SOLO TEAM-
 
Church membership requirement: Must be a church member
Led by: Eric Jones
Team member requirements:
  1. must be willing to show up early to do sound checks
  2. must attend church regularly
  3. must be able to sing solos competently
  4. must be willing to undergo a try-out
 
Description: From time to time a soloist is needed to sing during the worship service.  The solo team provides a pool of singers from which the minister of music can choose.

Love His Family

These service positions focus on ministering to the family of God.  As believers who are filled with the Holy Spirit we should desire to love, fellowship and meet the needs of our brothers and sisters in Christ. These service positions are a great place to minister to the body of Jesus.
 
 
-BIBLE STUDY-
 
Church membership requirement: none
Led by: Various Sunday School Teachers
 
Description: Every Sunday morning Heartland Family Ministries provides group Bible Studies.  In these Sunday school classrooms people come together to pray and fellowship around God’s Word.  This is a great place to get to know people and to minister to God’s people by your attendance, participation and prayers.
 
 
 
 
-CHURCH MEMBER-
 
Led by: Pastor Baker
Description: 
1. must be a saved and baptized disciple of Jesus
2. must meet with the pastor
3. must be voted on by the church
4. must have a willing heart ready to
serve the Lord through loving his
people
 
 
 
-CHILD CARE TEAM-
 
Church membership requirement: Must be a church member
Lead by: Carla Woodward
Team member requirements:
  1. must be prompt and at the children’s area by the given time
  2. must be able to pass a background check
  3. must attend church regularly
  4. must not miss child care shifts
  5. must like children
 
Description: To allow for parents to be able to focus in worship Heartland Family Ministries provides a child care service during worship times.  The child care team provides care and instruction during times of worship.  This team is on a rotating schedule so that team members can also participate in worship.  Child Care team members serve once or twice a month.
 
 
 
-CHILDREN’S CHOIR-
 
Church membership requirement: none
Lead by: Hannah Dahmer
Team member requirements:
  1. must be prompt and in the children’s choir room 10 minutes before choir time
  2. must like children and exhibit patience and loving discipline when necessary
  3. must attend church regularly
  4. must not miss children’s choir often
  5. must be willing to undergo a background check
 
Description: The purpose of the Children’s Choir is to teach young people how to sing songs that are pleasing to God.  The children’s choir sings during worship several times a year.  A Children’s Choir team member will assist Mrs. Dahmer in the activities of the choir.
 
 

  

-BIBLE STUDY TEACHER-
 
Church membership requirement: Must be a church member
Lead by: Eric Jones
Team member requirements:
  1. must be willing to spend time through the week preparing material to teach
  2. must be willing to attend quarterly teacher meetings
  3. must be willing to participate in Sunday school sponsored events. EXAMPLES: Children’s Division – pass out flyers for events, attend events, do follow-up after the events. Youth Division – attend events. Adult Division – solicit volunteers for banquets and events
  4. must attend church regularly
  5. must not be absent from the class very often
 
Description: The purpose of the Bible Study ministry is to help people understand God’s word and lead people into closer relationships with God.  The Bible Study program meets every Sunday morning at 9:00am.
 
 
 
-COMMITTEES-
 
Church membership requirement: Must be a church member
Lead by: Pastor Baker and Roger Curvey
Team member requirements:
  1. must be prompt to meetings
  2. must make meeting a priority
  3. must attend church regularly
  4. must be kind and work well with others

Love the World

These service positions focus on ministering to those who are not church members.  Jesus commanded that we “love our neighbors as we love ourselves”.  We are to help meet the needs of the unchurched anyway we can.  If you have a heart for the lost and hurting we have a place for you to serve.  
 
 
-GREET TEAM-
 
Church membership requirement: none
Led by: Brenda Curvey
Team member requirements:
  1. must be willing to greet people with a smile
  2. must be willing to assist people to a Sunday school class
  3. must be willing to help people find seats once worship has begun
  4. must be willing to make ‘first contact’ with visitors who arrive late for worship
  5. must attend church regularly
  6. must be reliable
  7. must be willing to arrive early before Bible study on a regular basis
 
Description: The GREET TEAM greets people at the doors of the church before Sunday school and into the worship hour.  The team members give people the weekly bulletin, help guide visitors to Sunday school, and offer assistance when needed.  The GREET TEAM is on the front lines when greeting visitors. 
 
 
 
-LETTER WRITING TEAM-
 
Church membership requirement: Must be a church member
Led by: Eric Jones
Team member requirements:
  1. must have nice handwriting
  2. must be able to copy a form letter into cursive or print
  3. must attend church regularly
  4. must be reliable
 
Description: The LETTER WRITING TEAM helps the church reach out to visitors by sending to the home of the visitor a handwritten letter thanking them for coming.  We want people who visit Heartland Family Ministries to know that we are grateful for their visit.  A hand written letter gives our thanks a personal touch.
 
 
 

-MEET TEAM-

 
Church membership requirement: Must be a church member
Led by:
Team member requirements:
  1. must be willing to greet visitors who enter the auditorium
  2. must be willing give visitors an INFO PAMPHLET and direct them to fill out the RESPONSE CARD in the bulletin
  3. must be willing to be friendly and have a conversation with them
  4. must be willing to know some basic information about Sunday school classes and other church ministries
  5. must attend church regularly
  6. must be reliable
  7. must be willing to say “hi” to people who visited previously
 
Description: The MEET TEAM’S job is to actively seek out visitors before and after worship and make contact with them.  We want to be sure that we show visitors that we are interested in their lives and would like to see them return.
 
 
 

-DOOR-to-DOOR WITNESSING-

 
Church membership requirement: none
Led by: Eric Jones
 
Description: Jesus commanded us to go into the world and make disciples.  Our Door-to-Door ministry goes into the neighborhoods of our city and offers to minister to those we contact.  Sometimes we get to witness to them, but other times we pray with them about needs and concerns.  This ministry goes out between the months of March – October. 
 
 
 

-COMMUNITY SERVICE- 

 
Church membership requirement: none
Led by: Various Groups
 

Description: This ministry seeks to meet the needs of those in our community.  Several times a year the community service ministry organizes a project.  This ministry is a great way to show Christ’s love to the world around us.