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 [email protected] 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 [email protected].

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 [email protected].

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 [email protected].

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. If you have 30 minutes a month, then we have a place for you to join the Radical Hospitality team. Contact Nathan Combs at [email protected] or 937.667.1069 ext. 287 to join this dynamic 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 Nathan Combs at [email protected] or 937.667.1069 ext. 287.

BE A PART OF NEXT STEP HOSPITALITY – Does your heart go out to those in recovery? If so, contact Nathan Combs at [email protected] or 937.667.1069 ext. 287 to learn more about serving on the Next Step Hospitality Team.

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 Nathan Combs at [email protected] or 937.667.1069 ext. 287.

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 Nathan Combs at [email protected] or 937.667.1069 ext. 287.

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 Nathan Combs at [email protected] or 937.667.1069 ext. 287.

BARISTA WANNABE – Learn how to make and serve specialty coffee drinks, soft drinks and snacks with a smile at Common Grounds Café during Saturday or Sunday worship celebrations. Contact Dayna for more details, [email protected].

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 Nathan Combs at [email protected] or 937.667.1069 ext. 287.

HOMETOWN HOSPITALITY – Welcome newcomers to our church by dropping off a welcome gift to them at their home. Contact Nathan Combs at [email protected] or 937.667.1069 ext. 287.

SERVE ON THE DATA TEAM – Do data, databases and spreadsheets make you happy? Do you enjoy hands-on activities such as printing, folding, laminating or collating? If the answer is yes, we have opportunities for you to serve, Monday 8:30am-12pm and Tuesday-Friday at the Tipp City Campus. Email Ron at [email protected] to learn more.

 
With Kids

KIDS CARE TEAM – Ginghamsburg Kids is looking for people who are passionate about kids and have some time during the day or in the evenings on Thursday or for special events as needed. Submit your resume for these paid opportunities to Marcia Childs at [email protected].

DO YOU WORSHIP ON SATURDAY NIGHT? – If you attend worship at 5pm, we have a great opportunity for you to stick around and serve at the Next Step Worship Celebration at 6:30pm. Love on our babies and preschoolers by serving this age group and giving them a glimpse of Jesus. If you are interested or have more questions, contact Erica Sharp at [email protected].

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 [email protected].

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 [email protected].

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 [email protected].

SHOP UNTIL YOU DROP – On a monthly basis, shop for supplies to support the awesome things Family Ministry does at Ginghamsburg! If you don’t enjoy shopping, but like to work behind the scenes, you can assist with general office tasks during the day. For more information, contact Erica Sharp at [email protected].

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.
 
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 [email protected].
 
FILL-IN FRIENDS – There are many reasons why occasionally a servant cannot be at church. Be a blessing to a child by putting your name on a list of someone we can call when a servant can’t make it in! All that is required is a heart for kids! If you are interested in learning more, email us at [email protected].
 
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 [email protected] 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

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, [email protected]

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, [email protected].

 

Ongoing Serving Opportunities 

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. Any committed follower of Jesus Christ who is active in personal spiritual growth and maintains healthy relational boundaries is eligible.  A minimum of six months of active participation at a Ginghamsburg Campus is preferred. If interested, contact Seth Evans at [email protected].

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!). Contact Doug Powell at 937.667.8151 or [email protected] for details.

REFLECTION TEAM – Share your personal observation and perspective of the journaling questions found on the back of the bulletin’s message map. Write a few times monthly in a blog-style format that is posted on the Ginghamsburg Facebook page daily. Contact [email protected] to get connected with team leaders.  

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 [email protected].

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 [email protected].

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 [email protected].

DATA ENTRY TEAM - Join the data team to input weekly attendance on the computer, Monday morning 8:30am-12:30pm, or to transcribe sermons on your schedule. Contact Ron Decker for details, [email protected].

 

Serve with New Path Outreach

MONDAY MORNING MUSCLES – On Monday mornings, New Path receives donations from four stores. Servants with a heart to serve are being sought to pick up these donations showing gratitude and friendliness. This servant role alone brings more than 75,000 lbs. of food to the pantry at no cost. If you have the time to serve this vital ministry, contact Sherry at 937.669.1213, or email [email protected].

SERVICE CARS – Motor heads, car lovers and just plain old garage junkies, New Path’s Car Ministry has been blessed with many cars that need work before we can give them to the families who are working hard to earn them. If you have an interest to learn about cars or the skills involved, we have a place for you to hang out and serve. Contact Jim Sitzman at [email protected], or call 937.669.1213 and leave a message for Jim. Serving days are Thursday or Saturday any time between 9am and 9pm.  

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, [email protected], 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, [email protected] 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 [email protected], 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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] serve.

ELECTRICAL SKILLS – GIVE Medical Ministry is seeking unpaid servants with the know-how to repair electric wheelchairs. Contact Tom Downs at [email protected] 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 [email protected].

SOUND AND MEDIA SERVANTS – Come and be a part of the music ministry sound and media team at Fort McKinley. Contact Johnetta at [email protected]

GROUNDS CREW - We are rekindling the ministry that maintains the exterior of the building and beautifies the grounds. Flexible hours, contact Norman Zent at [email protected] for more information.

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 [email protected].

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 [email protected].

 

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 [email protected]

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 [email protected]

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 [email protected].

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 [email protected] or 937.277.7484.