Volunteer Opportunities at Salem
Children and Family Ministry
Contact: Hannah Jacobson, Children and Family Director (651-633-9615 ex. 354)
Serve once a month during the Contemporary Service leading preschool age children in Bible Study, music, and learning activities. Preparation includes training in the use of Tru curriculum, which is provided.
Lead one unit of Tru curriculum, which includes The Big God Story and response activities for elementary age children during the Contemporary Service. Training provided.
The Nursery is in need of workers during both of the services. We will also be needing workers during the Sunday School hour between the services starting in September. Our littlest children would love to see you! No prep needed; all that is required are some loving arms. We are looking for adult and high school workers. Please indicate if there is a particular Sunday that you would like to work.
Contact: Mary Jacobson, Nursery Coordinator
Child Caregivers for MOPSKids
During the MOPS program, volunteers are needed to care for children (birth-age 5) twice monthly, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Volunteers tend to the babies and guide play activities. No teaching or preparation involved. A Bible story teacher and music time teacher are provided for each classroom. Serve with three to four volunteers per classroom.
Contact: Marcy Grant
Please call Salem Covenant Church if you would like to help in these following areas: 651-633-9615
Would you like to help welcome people on Sunday mornings? If you would like to greet people at the doors, please sign up at the bulletin board behind the Welcome Center. We are also looking for people to serve as ushers and help with serving beverages.
Coffee Team Member
Help with coffee time on Sunday morning for set-up (8:15 to 9:30) or clean-up (10:45 to 11:45) once every four to six weeks. You will work with other members who will help to train you.
Traditional Service Greeter
Greeters are needed to welcome those attending the Sunday Traditional Service as they enter the church. Station yourself at the main doors. Begin 20 minutes before the service of your choice.
Traditional Service Sound Operators, Remote Video Operators, and Lyric Operators
Volunteers are needed to help with sound, video, and lyrics during Sunday worship services. If you are interested in participating in this ministry, contact Technical Director Bjorn Pederson.
Welcome Center Attendant
If you would like to serve as a Welcome Center volunteer, please contact Ellen Niznik.
Staff the Welcome Center in the Narthex on Sunday mornings. Answer questions and give directions to nursery, restrooms, Sunday school classes, etc. 15 minutes before and after the service of your choice.
Contact: Ellen Niznik (817)896-5112
Contemporary Worship Ministry
Contact: Andrea Zimmerman, Contemporary Worship Director
Contemporary Service Remote Video Operators and Lyric Operators
Volunteers are needed to help with video and lyrics during Sunday worship services. If you are interested in participating in this ministry, contact Technical Director Bjorn Pederson.
Contemporary Service Ushering/Greeter
Setting up for the service, greeting and seating people before service, handing out bulletins, and taking offering. Please sign up at the bulletin board behind the Welcome Center.
Make and set-up refreshment centers to create a welcoming atmosphere.
The Caring Friends ministry seeks volunteers who are committed to using their gifts and talents to serve Salem’s parishioners who are homebound, sick, or isolated and assure them of God’s love and the church’s concern for them. A heart of compassion and an ear to listen are vital. Calls and visits are arranged at a time/frequency which works for both parties. Contact: Natalie Norman
Please call Salem Covenant Church: 651-633-9615
Intercessory Prayer Team Member
Pray regularly, where and when you are able, and as the Spirit leads, for Salem’s ministries. A weekly update will be emailed to you with a list of prayer requests.
Worship and Music Ministry
Read the Sunday morning Scripture lesson on a Sunday convenient for you. Adults and youth are welcome to read. Scripture passages are provided to readers in advance.
Contact: Patrice Hammar, Pastoral Administrative Assistant (651-633-9615 ex. 342)
Repair and Wash Praise and Joy Singers Robes
We need a few good seamstresses to inspect the children’s choir robes, make repairs (torn hems, ripped seams, etc.) and take them home to launder. The robes are machine washable and dryable. Do not require ironing.
Contact: Cindy Reents, Music Coordinator