King of Peace is a team-based church striving to involve all members in active, soul-building ministry teams. From the Altar Team to the Young Adults Team and everything in between, there’s sure to be a ministry team to match your interests and gifts. With more than 40 ministry teams, there are literally hundreds of opportunities to make a difference by volunteering and caring for our community within and outside our walls.
The benefits of joining a ministry team are many and include meeting new people, learning new skills, and serving your faith community.
|Most of our volunteer opportunities are listed below. To volunteer or learn more about ministry teams, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org|
Prepares and maintains the altar materials for worship.
Collects organizes and displays historical information about King of Peace MCC.
|AV and Multimedia Teams
Run sound, lights, and projection equipment during services and special events.
|Board of Directors
Among other tasks, board members set policy and review the fiscal direction of the church.
Advises the Director of Administration on maintenance and care of our church building.
|Care Card Team
Sends greeting cards to KOP MCC congregants in times of concern.
|Children’s Church Team
Plans and conducts Sunday School activities.
|Congregational Care Team
Provides telephone calls, hospital, and home visits for those in need.
Works to educate and enact congregational inclusiveness.
Works to create and present dramatic performances for worship and special events.
|Food for Friends Team
Prepares and packages meals for those who are temporarily ill or homebound.
Works as a clearinghouse and mentor for those creating our fundraising activities and events.
Greeter and Usher Teams
Works to keep our gardens and landscape attractive.
|Human Outreach Team (HOT)
Cooks and serves a monthly meal for the homeless at Beacon House men’s shelter and undertakes other special projects to help those in need.
Maintains and oversees the kitchen and prepares food for Sunday fellowship time and occasional special events.
Elected delegates represent King of Peace MCC at regional meetings and UFMCC Conferences.
|Lay Worship Team
Participates in worship as acolytes, communion servers, and scripture readers.
Vocalists, keyboardists, percussionists, and other musicians who enrich our services through music.
|Prayer Partner Team
Prays with congregants during service at communion time.
Coordinates congregational activity for St. Pete Pride.
Creates a monthly roster of spiritual and personal enrichment classes and events.
Risk Management Team
Works to create and monitor our risk management plan.
Sanctuary Cleaning Team
Works to keep our sanctuary clean.
Saturday Building Cleaning Team
Works to keep our building’s public spaces clean.
Servant Leadership Team
Creates and delivers training for servant leadership.
Social Justice Team
Works to engage congregants in a variety of social justice causes.
|Stewardship/Planned Giving Team
Creates and monitors our annual pledge campaign for time, talent, and treasure.
Strategic Planning Team
In consultation with staff and congregants creates, updates, and monitors our 5-year strategic plan.
Works to create a safe welcoming space for all those along the gender spectrum using education, social justice, and personal accountability.
Volunteer Receptionist Team
Works to provide a welcoming and helpful voice and face for all those who call or visit our offices.
|Visual Arts Team
Decorates the church for liturgical, seasonal, and special events.
|Welcome Center Team
Staffs the Welcome Center in our social hall on Sundays where visitors and congregants can find information about our church.
Works to coordinate all the elements of our worship services.
|Young Adults Team
Works to develop special activities both within and outside the church for 18-35 year-olds.