Time and Talent

Please complete the following survey of how you would like to share your unique and special talents and gifts with First United Methodist Church.

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Caring Ministries:
Nursery Worker
Clean / organize nursery
Provide childcare for church meetings / events
Prayer chain
Transportation provider
Visits/phone calls to at-home members/friends
Hospital/nursing home visits
Grief ministry
Take blood pressures
Contacts with absent church members/friends
Christian Education Ministries:
Teach/assist with children’s Sunday school
Teach/assist with youth Sunday school
Attend/Teach adult Sunday school
Help with Vacation Bible School
Help with Good Works Crew (local youth mission work)
Help with S.P.I.R.I.T. night activities (Wednesdays)
Confirmation mentor
Help design/develop Christian education
Lead/participate in small study groups
Help with children/youth plays and musicals
Help with middle and high school mission trips/projects
Prepare and maintain children’s worship activity bags
Participate in/help coordinate church camp experiences (for specific/all ages)
Church Office Support / Administrative
Office volunteer
Update church bulletin board
Count tithes and offerings
Care for church library
Care for church archives
Church Property Maintenance:
Help with church/parsonage facility projects
Help clean church
Help care for church gardens
Help care for indoor plants
Clean/prepare for special events (including weddings, funerals)
Committee Work:
Administrative Council
Finance Committee
Staff-Parish Relations Committee
Funds Oversight Board (FOSB)
Nominating Committee
Lay Member to Annual Conference
Communications Work:
Graphic arts
Taking photos/video
Newsletter writing/editing/layout
Website design/Maintenance
Facebook page management
Email communications to church members/friends
Fellowship/Special Event Opportunities:
Help/attend S.P.I.R.I.T. dinner nights (inter-generational/Wednesdays)
Help/attend inter-generational social activities
Help with potlucks, special meals
Work in/clean up the church kitchen
After-church fellowship time
Participate in camping, hiking, biking, canoeing, etc.
Participate in older adult day trips and weekday activities
Activities for men
Help with Hanging of the Greens (Christmas decorating)
Help with Easter breakfast
Organize/participate in parent or other support group
Mission Opportunities:
Help with Neighborly Store (free clothing to those in need)
Help with free community Christmas dinner
Help with Peanut Butter Lunch Bunch and other food drives
Help with the Great Giveaway
Plant, weed, harvest Food Pantry garden
Help with Meals on Wheels
Volunteer for mission trips and work camps
Organize/participate in community ecumenical mission projects (examples:  CROP Walk, Habitat for Humanity, Kids’ Ranch)
Music Ministries:
Participate in adult choir
Participate in bell choir
Provide special music
Assist with children/youth choir
United Methodist Women:
Participate in a circle
Participate in the UMW Reading Group
Clip coupons from newspaper
Pray for/correspond with a missionary
Help make pasties
Provide outreach to at-home UMW members
Organize/host opportunities for social action
Worship Ministries:
Worship leader/reader
Steeple bell ringer
Communion preparation
Communion server
Plasma screen/sound technician/programming
Chancel/altar table decorating
Organizing/tidying pews
Other Comments: