Serving Others

Below is a list of current serving opportunities. If you don't find the place that is right for you from the list below, email us at info@ginghamsburg.org with your questions or areas of interest. We offer many ways to be part of God's mission through Ginghamsburg Church. 

 

Tipp City Campus Serving Opportunities

With Adults

SERVE ON THE WEEKEND MEDIA TEAMServing as a light board or graphics operator is a great way to have a huge impact on the quality of worship without being seen. For this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to serve behind the scenes with the Ginghamsburg Media team, contact Dan to initiate training at dbracken@ginghamsburg.org.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS – There are opportunities for those qualified to interpret American Sign Language to serve our deaf community at all weekend services on the Tipp City Campus. Interested in knowing more, contact Jamie Szabo at jamielszabo@gmail.com.

WORSHIP SERVANTS – Do you enjoy working behind the scenes? The worship team is looking for detailed, multitaskers to serve during each worship celebration on the weekends. Contact music@ginghamsburg.org.

LET'S START SOMETHING NEW – Do you have a desire to reach out to people in our community and get them connected to God and their next on the journey of faith? If so, join the conversation over a cup of coffee, Tuesday, August 8, 6:30pm in the Avenue Studio. Have questions? Stop by Starting Point in the lobby after any worship celebration, or email Sarah at shardin@ginghamsburg.org for details.

CONNECTIONS TEAM – Do you have the gift of easy connection with others? Do you have a passion for helping people find God’s next for their life? Come join our Starting Point movement as we intentionally invite people to engage in the life of our church and go deeper with God. Sign up in the attendance pad to serve, or contact Sarah Hardin for more details, or email her at shardin@ginghamsburg.org.

SERVE WITH YOUR SPOUSE AT STARTING POINT – Serve once a month by helping others get connected to God’s next in their lives. Contact Sarah at shardin@ginghamsburg.org for more information.

A WARM WELCOME – It’s more than a handshake that makes a person feel welcome. It’s the friendly smile and the warm “Hello” that lets people know we are happy to see them. Contact Lynn at 937.667.1069 ext. 230 or lhinkle@ginghamsburg.org to join the dynamic hospitality team.

BREAKING BREAD – Would you like to give thanks by breaking bread with your church family? Then join us and help put the elements together, pass out the elements or serve communion to your brothers and sisters in Christ on Saturday night or Sunday morning. Contact Lynn Hinkle at lhinkle@ginghamsburg.org or 937.667.1069 ext. 230.

BE A PART OF THE NEXT STEP SERVANT TEAM – Interested in serving with our recovery community at the Next Step Celebration, Saturdays at 6:30pm? Contact Pastor Mike Martin, mmartin@ginghamsburg.org, to serve on the hospitality, outreach or mission teams.

CALLING ALL CARD WRITERS – Are you a natural at writing cards to people? The Radical Hospitality team would like to bring you onboard to write notes for different occasions to help make someone’s day special. Contact Lynn Hinkle at lhinkle@ginghamsburg.org or 937.667.1069 ext. 230.

HAVE MEDICAL TRAINING? – Join our medic team ensuring a rapid response for any guest in crisis on our Ginghamsburg campuses. Contact Lynn at lhinkle@ginghamsburg.org.

FRIENDS IN HIGH PLACES – If you like to sit in the balcony, then we would like you to join in on the fun! Whether it’s passing out bulletins, greeting, taking up offering or serving communion you will be in good company. Contact Lynn Hinkle at lhinkle@ginghamsburg.org or 937.667.1069 ext. 230.

VIP GUEST SPECIALIST – Are you a "customer service specialist" at heart? Serve at the Tipp City Campus Welcome Center during our weekend worship celebrations on Saturday or Sunday with a friendly smile while you answer questions. Contact Lynn Hinkle at lhinkle@ginghamsburg.org or 937.667.1069 ext. 230.

BARISTA WANNA-BES – Do you love coffee? Ever wanted to learn to make the perfect cup - you know, the one with the heart made out of steamed milk? Here's your shot! (Pun intended!) Opportunities are now available on Saturday nights. Training provided. Contact Stephanie at stracy@ginghamsburg.org to set up a time for training.

NEW GUEST CALLERS – Do you have the passion to share what you know about Ginghamsburg Church and enjoy talking on the phone? Then join the team calling new guests from the comfort of your home or in the church office. Contact Lynn Hinkle at lhinkle@ginghamsburg.org or 937.667.1069 ext. 230.

HOMETOWN HOSPITALITY – Welcome newcomers to our church by dropping off a welcome gift to them at their home. Contact Lynn Hinkle at lhinkle@ginghamsburg.org or 937.667.1069 ext. 230.

With Kids

KIDS CARE TEAM – We have an awesome team who provides childcare when needed for special events. This is a part-time paid position and could be up to ten hours a week with a flexible schedule. Mornings and evenings are available. Email questions to Marcia at mchilds@ginghamsburg.org.

WORSHIP ON SATURDAY NIGHT? – If you worship at the 5pm celebration, we have a great opportunity for you to stick around and serve at the Next Step Recovery Celebration. Love on our Ginghamsburg Kids in nursery, preschool or elementary age. Sign up in the attendance pad if you are interested or have questions, or contact Erica Sharp at esharp@ginghamsburg.org.

HUGGERS & ROCKERS – Do you give great hugs? Huggers & Rockers show God’s love to our precious little ones in order to support parents who are in worship or class. Spend an hour holding, rocking, playing and loving infants and toddlers during worship celebrations. For more information, contact Erica Sharp at esharp@ginghamsburg.org.

BECOME A VOICE IN A CHILD'S LIFE OR TEEN'S LIFE – Did you know kids need a second voice in their life, other than their parents, to support them in their journey? A small group leader chooses to invest in the lives of a few over time to encourage an authentic faith. For more information, contact Erica Sharp at esharp@ginghamsburg.org.

POWER IN THE HIGH FIVE – We want to make sure that all families entering the Family Ministry doors are greeted with a friendly smile and a high five to our kids and students! Make a good first impression and answer questions if needed. For more information, contact Erica Sharp at esharp@ginghamsburg.org.

SHOP & ORGANIZE 'TIL YOU DROP!? – When it comes to family ministry, there are always fun supplies for which to shop to enhance our kid and student experiences. Once we are done using those supplies, they also have a home in our ministry spaces to be put away. Shopping opportunities are once a month, and organizing opportunities are weekly or biweekly. Either way, these behind-the-scenes serving roles are super flexible! For more information, contact Marcia Childs at mchilds@ginghamsburg.org.

ONE TO ONE – This ministry is designed to introduce Jesus to our kids who have special/behavioral needs by pairing them with an adult to build relationships with the kids and assist them with learning opportunities. Sign up in the attendance pad for information.

DO YOU HAVE A LOT OF ENERGY? – If you do, you’ll fit right in with our kids on Wednesday nights! They are excited to be in Club Orange, have fun and learn after a full day of school. Find out what a small group leader role on Wednesday nights looks like, by signing up in the attendance pad today. 
 
HELPING HANDS @ HOME TEAM – Use your skills behind the scenes and from the comfort of your own home to assist our ministry in preparing materials for our children’s ministry programming. Your love for crafts and projects will help for special events, classroom activities and much more! Email Marcia at mchilds@ginghamsburg.org.
 
FILL-IN FRIENDS – Serve on an as-needed basis by filling in as a sub in Ginghamsburg Children’s Ministry to cover summer vacations. Training provided. Sign up in the attendance pad for information.


CLUB V.I.P. – Treat our current and new families to the V.I.P service they deserve at our starting point and check in stations. Serve at any worship hour during the weekend to answer questions and show our families great customer service. This team also helps guide our new families to their kids age appropriate spaces. Email us at gumkids@ginghamsburg.org to sign up!

BE A STORY TELLER – In three easy steps, you can be a dynamic Bible Story Teller for our kids on the weekends. This is how…. first, bring the energy. Second, be willing to dress in character. Lastly, love Jesus and love our kids. Sign up in the attendance pad for more details.

With Students

STUDENT MINISTRY HELPING HANDS – Can’t commit to a weekly role with Student Ministry? Helping Hands is the team for you! You get to serve behind the scenes by putting together guest bags, organizing stuff and spaces and completing other projects that you can do from home! Sign up in the attendance pad to get plugged in. 

MEET, GREET AND SERVE IN STUDENT MINISTRY – Seeking a few cheerful faces to serve on Sunday mornings or Wednesday evenings in the Avenue. Tasks vary. Welcome and direct new students or serve pizza and a smile! Contact Tina Bradley for more details, tbradley@ginghamsburg.org

SERVE WITH MIDDLE SCHOOL MINISTRY – Looking for a few good men to join us as a classroom culture creator by facilitating class and guiding informal small group discussions at the 11:30am worship celebration. Sign up in attendance pad for more details.

MEDIA/MUSIC/TECH – Join Student Ministry’s worship band! Opportunities are available for high school and young adult musicians, vocalist and techs to serve on the worship team and at special events. If you play acoustic guitar, drums, electric guitar, keyboard, bass guitar, sing or are good with technology (sound, lights or computers), contact Tina Bradley, tbradley@ginghamsburg.org.

 

Ongoing Serving Opportunities 

TRANSPORTATION MINISTRY – Ginghamsburg's transportation ministry is one more way we can minister to those who are unable to come to church on their own. Drivers are needed on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday nights. Become a driver and join the team by emailing Nicole at nalsobrooks@ginghamsburg.org.

RECEPTIONIST – Opportunities are available for friendly, helpful servants to serve in the church office answering phones, greeting guests and sharing the love of Jesus. Email kcollett@ginghamsburg.org.

HELP US TELL THE STORY – Here are a few ways... input weekly attendance on our computer, Monday morning, 8:30am-12:30pm. Not computer savvy? There are print, cutting, folding and sorting tasks available as well. Contact Ron with the communications team for details, rdecker@ginghamsburg.org.

SERVE ON THE SECURITY TEAM – Ginghamsburg is looking for a few good men and women to serve on the servant security team on Saturday nights, Sunday mornings and at special events. The security team is an integral part of helping our guests feel welcomed and secure. All security team members must pass a background check. If you are interested in knowing more contact Nathan at ncombs@ginghamsburg.org.

ONLINE CHAT HOSTS  –  Serve by connecting with homebound, traveling or new-to-Ginghamsburg folks who attend our live worship online. This connection can be done on your own laptop from home or Worship Center or from a desktop computer at the church office. A minimum of six months of active participation at a Ginghamsburg Campus is preferred. If interested, contact Seth Evans at sevans@ginghamsburg.org.

MORE THAN CARPENTERS  –  This ministry provides basic repairs to homeowners in our communities. We welcome GENERAL and SKILLED LABORORS of all kind: painters, plumbers, electricians, carpenters and more.  We also welcome relational people who can develop friendships with the homeowners and follow up after the projects have been completed (no technical skills required!). Email morethancarpenters@yahoo.com for details.

KITCHEN KREW – Prepare meals, serve guest tables, bus tables and help clean up on the Kitchen Crew. Serving opportunities are available for Wednesday Cafe, Open Table (formerly Gateway Cafe) and weekend worship celebrations. To join the crew, email Chef Todd at tsmith@ginghamsburg.org.

KITCHEN KREW (ORGANIZATION) – If you like to organize, Chef Todd invites you to stop by the kitchen on a weekly basis to organize the pantry, refrigerator and the paper area. To join the crew, email Chef Todd at tsmith@ginghamsburg.org.

BLACKTOP BRIGADE. If you want to make a difference in those entering our church, some for the first time, then the BTB (Black Top Brigade) is for you! Direct traffic and greet guests at your leisure. Serving shifts are available at all worship celebrations. Please contact Ron Hill for more information at rhill226@yahoo.com.

 

Serve with New Path Outreach

DO YOU HAVE THE GIFT OF HOSPITALITY? – Open Table is a great place to welcome folks and make them feel comfortable. Serve Monday evenings from 4:30-6:30pm and receive a complimentary meal! Contact Sherry at 937.669.1213 or sloschi@ginghamsburg.org.

DO YOU ENJOY COOKING SIMPLE MEALS AND SERVING OTHERS? - Open Table has an opportunity for you to serve once a month or every week from 3:30-6:30pm on Monday evening. Serve with a team preparing and serving dinner, and cleaning up afterward. Create your own group, or serve on an existing team. For details contact Sherry at sloschi@ginghamsburg.org.

NEW PATH TIME BANK – Do you enjoy helping others? Can you spare 2-3 hours a month? Join us in a new ministry that reaches into the community and meets the many needs of folks in practical ways. For more information contact Sherry at sloschi@ginghamsburg.org.

DO YOU LOVE HELPING OTHERS GET CONNECTED? The phones at New Path are ringing off the hook this season, and we have opportunities for you to serve by answering those calls. You will be fully equipped. Sign up in the attendance pad today to serve weekly.

BE A VESSEL FOR GOD’S PROVISION – Serve our neighbors at New Path 8:30-11am Monday mornings picking up donations at area grocery stores. We provide the truck, equipment and training; you provide the willing hands and hearts. Contact Marie for more information at mspeers@ginghamsburg.org.

DISCIPLESHIP AT TIME BANK – Seeking three results-driven men to grow a hands-on discipleship platform via New Path’s Time Bank. Interested? Contact Paul Hemminger at 419.239.8285.

GEARHEADS UNITE – Do you enjoy car shows? Do you snap your head around at a burbling exhaust when it passes by on the street? Do you spend your weekend watching races? If so, you might be a gearhead! The CAR Ministry has a very special place (garage) for gearheads to repair before they are given to people who have worked hard to earn them. If you are available on a Wednesday or Saturday, contact Jim and Kathi Sitzman at DR1mom@aol.com to serve.

CLEAN GIVE BUILDING – Help the uninsured and underinsured obtain medical supplies by cleaning and sanitizing the facilities of the New Path GIVE Medical Ministry in Covington. Serve two hours weekly on a weekday, evening or Saturday. Contact Tom at 937.473.5195, tdowns@ginghamsburg.org, or GIVE Facebook; for more information.

GIVE OFFICE – Serve as an office receptionist for 6-8 hours each week at the New Path GIVE Medical Ministry in Covington. Contact Tom at 937.473.5195, tdowns@ginghamsburg.org or GIVE Facebook for more information.

GIVE DELIVERIES – Serve people in need by making pick-ups and deliveries of medical equipment and supplies using the New Path GIVE Medical Ministry van for two hours each week. Contact Tom at give@ginghamsburg.org, 937.473.5195 or GIVE Facebook, for more information.

JJ’S FURNITURE MINISTRY – Last year, more than 268 households were served with furniture through JJ’s Furniture Ministry. This ministry has opportunities for servants to pick up furniture on Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. Contact Sherry at 937.669.1213, or email sloschi@ginghamsburg.org for more information.

FOOD PANTRY – In 2015, New Path’s two food pantries at The Point Campus and the South Campus Discipleship Center had a combined 29,000 visits. You can assist each one of these visitors by stocking shelves, walking with our neighbors through the pantry and picking up deliveries. Contact Sherry at 937.669.1213, or email sloschi@ginghamsburg.org serve.

ELECTRICAL SKILLS – GIVE Medical Ministry is seeking unpaid servants with the know-how to repair electric wheelchairs. Contact Tom Downs at tdowns@ginghamsburg.org or 937.473.2220. Better yet, stop by to learn how this ministry works, 1000 Mote Dr., Covington.

 

Fort McKinley Serving Opportunities

Serve with Adults

SOUL FOOD CAFE -  Every Sunday, hundreds of people are served through our breakfast ministry from 8-9:45am in the Fort McKinley Community Room. You can be part of the crew by making others feel welcome. If you would like more info contact ggodsey@aol.com.

SOUND AND MEDIA SERVANTS – Come and be a part of the music ministry sound and media team at Fort McKinley. Contact Johnetta at jmoore@ginghamsburg.org

GROUNDS CREW - We are rekindling the ministry that maintains the exterior of the building and beautifies the grounds. Flexible hours, contact Norman Zent at nzent@ginghamsburg.org for more information.

CALLING ALL PAINTERS – Fort Kids is looking for skilled painters to paint the K-2 Children’s Ministry space. If you are interested in blessing our children with a bright, fun, kid-friendly space, contact Pastor Amy at anooks-evege@ginghamsburg.org.

Serve with Students or Children 

PUSH STUDENT MINISTRY - PUSH Student Ministry is looking for adults with a heart for youth, a passion for teaching and a call to serve. There are multiple opportunities to be a mentor to a student at Fort McKinley during Tuesday Night Bible Study or on Sunday. For more information on how to get involved with PUSH Student Ministry, contact Paul at pgales@ginghamsburg.org.

SERVE WITH FORT KIDS – Our preschool-age kids would love to have a few new leaders to dance, sing, make crafts and teach about Jesus on Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8pm. If you feel the call to serve in this capacity, please contact Amy at anooks-evege@ginghamsburg.org.

 

The Point Serving Opportunities

Serve with Adults

HOSPITALITY SERVANTS - Do you enjoy making people feel welcome? Show Christ's love by serving with our hospitality team. If you are interested, email point@ginghamsburg.org

TRANSPORTATION MINISTRY - Join our ministry and make a difference. The Point’s Transportation Ministry is looking for licensed drivers to escort congregation members from various locations to worship on Sunday morning. For more info email point@ginghamsburg.org.

Serve with Students and Children

PUSH STUDENT MINISTRY - PUSH Student Ministry is looking for adults with a heart for youth, a passion for teaching and a call to serve. There are multiple opportunities to be a mentor to a student during Tuesday Night Bible Study or on Sunday. For more information on how to get involved with PUSH Student Ministry, contact Paul at pgales@ginghamsburg.org.

SERVE OUR CHILDREN - Come see if Children’s Ministry is a good fit for you. Connect with The Point Children’s Ministry Coordinator, Tiffaney Taylor at ttaylor@ginghamsburg.org or 937.277.7484.