There are many different ways to serve.
Volunteers are a vital part of our church community
Gathering – Going – Growing : God has given each of us unique gifts and abilities, and there are many different ways to serve in our church community to suit your practical and spiritual gifts. Below are some of the most common areas in which you can serve at MDMC. If you are interested in serving on one of these teams (or in another area not listed) please talk to Rev Mark or one of the stewards.
Providing a safe place for our youngest church members is essential
We need volunteers to assist Ros on Sundays
Junior Church leaders
Our thriving Junior Church is a place for our young people to grow spiritually
We need additional volunteers to help when several who are currently serving start their University stage of life! Rotas work on a month-on-month-off basis.
Fulfilling the ‘Going’ part of our vision includes drivers both during the week and on Sunday Mornings
We need people under 70, whose license allows them, to be on a mini-bus rota.
BIG Bus drivers
In order to be ‘Going’ and ‘Growing’ our church, drivers for the blue bus are needed. Training will be given.
We need a range of people willing to drive the bus to events and gatherings, particularly to engage with those in our surrounding villages.
Helping our services to run smoothly so we can focus on God is essential – this is part of our ‘Gathering’ vision.
We need new stewards from September to be available for 1-2 services a month.
If you can boil a kettle, then your services are needed!
We need a house group, family or friends group to provide after service refreshments on months with a 5th Sunday!
Welcoming our congregation, visitors and community users into a clean and inviting environment is important
We need people to clean: the sanctuary, the hall, lounge and corridors
Bringing God’s beautiful creation into our sanctuary is a blessing
We need volunteers to sign up to provide flowers for our Sunday services. Membership of the RHS is not necessary!
Kitchen and catering
Sharing food together is a vital part of our pastoral ministry to each other and those in our community.
We need a person/persons to keep an eye on the kitchen’s resources and help create a team for events.
A member is needed for practical discussions and willingness to help organise the maintenance of our church premises
We need practical and organisational volunteers
From next year, a bookings secretary is needed.
We need someone to take bookings for church events and community use.
From next year, a new treasurer is needed.
We need someone who is familiar with bookkeeping and finance management. A handover period is available to get to know the role.
MDMC Loving, Caring and Serving in the name of Jesus