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Deacon Ministry Teams

The deacons of First Presbyterian Church work actively in a variety of ways to serve the needs of the congregation. All members and friends of First Pres are invited to join in one or more of the deacon ministries. Scroll down to read more about the different ways the Deacons serve and sign up today!

Communion Prep / Cleanup

Help behind the scenes to prepare and clean up the elements for communion. Assist with preparation of bread/juice and communion setup the Saturday morning before communion Sunday; retrieve and clean up empty vessels after worship.

Choose Your Commitment: Serve between 1 and 10 times per year; approximate time commitment: 1 hour per communion Sunday

Homebound Outreach

HB Communion Server: Compassionate members go out in pairs to serve communion to our homebound members three times a year (training and materials will be provided). Schedule visits, administer communion, and lend your ear.

HB Visitor: Warm-hearted individuals go out in pairs to visit homebound members three times a year. Schedule visits and engage in conversation.

Approximate Time Commitment: 1 hour per visit

Congregational Care

When members of our congregation are experiencing significant events in their lives, both positive and negative, the Congregational Care Ministry Team is dedicated to making sure that your needs are being served by members of this community. From prayers, to transportation, to meals to celebrating important moments in your life, we are here for every moment that matters.

Choose Your Commitment: 1-2 hours per month (depending on the needs of the congregant)

Card Writers

Make a personal connection with your fellow church members. Write letters/cards to homebound members (this is the card ministry’s area of greatest need). Send an occasional card to a member or a member’s loved one serving in the Armed Services.

Approximate Time Commitment: 1-2 hours per month

Receptions

Lend your gifts of hospitality, tenderness, and mercy to this meaningful Ministry Team. Bake cookies; and/or help serve at receptions; and/or assist with planning the annual milestone birthday celebration (one event for ages 90+).

Approximate Time Commitment: 1-2 hours per reception

Questions? Contact Pam Miller and Carol Kelley

Ready to Volunteer?

Questions? Contact Lynn Stoike and Karen Hughes
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