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Greeters
What:  Greet worshipers warmly as they enter the building
When:  Sundays, rotating once a quarter
Who:  Adult or Teen
Contact:  Kathy Marshall at kathym@fumcwp.org

Children’s Ministry
What: Tech Team for Promiseland
When: 9:00-10:30am Sunday on a rotating basis.
Who: high school students and older
Contact: Carrie Fugett at carrief@fumcwp.org

Green Team
What: Environmental care. Promote, implement and support “creation care” efforts.
When: throughout the year, periodic specific events
Who: Anyone!
Contact: Betsy McKeeby at betsym@fumcwp.org

South Street Ministry – Property beautification
What: Lawn maintenance and beautification; care of outside needs of facility, ongoing efforts to beautify campus.
When: Ongoing throughout the year. South Street Campus
Who: Ages 16 and older
Contact: Kristina Skipper at kristina@southstreetministry.org

South Street Ministry – Participate in weekly potluck meal
What: Bring a covered dish to weekly Wednesday worship experience.
When: Wednesday nights, 6:00-7:30pm, ongoing, South Street Campus
Who: Anyone!
Who: For adults, students, families.
Contact: Kristina Skipper at kristina@southstreetministry.org

South Street Ministry – Block Party volunteer
What: Help with set-up, clean-up, event activities.
When: Twice/year, July & December, 5:00-9:00pm, South Street Campus
Who: High school and older
Contact: Kristina Skipper at kristina@southstreetministry.org

South Street Ministry – Worship set up and clean up
What: Help set up worship experience and dinner.
When: Wednesday nights, 5:30-8:00pm, ongoing
Who: For adults, students, children, families.
Contact: Kristina Skipper at kristina@southstreetministry.org

South Street Ministry – After school program bus chaperone
What: Help transport kids from local elementary schools to MAP after school program, by assisting the driver to keep the students safe.
When: Weekdays, 2:00-3:30pm, ongoing
Who: Adults
Contact: Kristina Skipper at kristina@southstreetministry.org

South Street Ministry – After School program (MAP) classroom volunteer
What: Assist in reading, homework help, relationship-building with elementary-aged students.
When: Weekdays, 3:00-5:30pm, ongoing
Who: Adults, students 15 and up, families
Contact: Kristina Skipper at kristina@southstreetministry.org

South Street Ministry – Summer Camp volunteer
What: Assist camp director by helping campers move through stations, assisting with check-in, check-out, games, crafts, etc.
When: Seven weeks during the summer, ongoing
Who: Adults, students.
Contact: Kristina Skipper at kristina@southstreetministry.org

South Street Ministry – Communications/Marketing assistance
What: Assist in designing and creating marketing materials, weekly worship bulletin, monthly newsletter and web design.
When: Anytime, ongoing
Who: Adults, students with design knowledge
Contact: Kristina Skipper at kristina@southstreetministry.org

Blood Drive
What: Assist/support during Sunday blood drives.
When: 4 times/year, Sunday mornings.
Who: Adults
Contact: Betsy McKeeby at betsym@fumcwp.org

Act II (55+)
What: Sharing Christmas: Join a committee to plan the project, physically move collected gifts to event location, unload/set-up at Christmas shop location, work event, clean up/tear-down.
When: Annually between Thanksgiving and Christmas
Who: Adults 55 and over
Contact: Rev. Gary Rideout at garyr@fumcwp.org

Kinfolk Young Adult Ministry
What: Bread+ Communion Service for young adults and older. Provide snacks and communion elements for Monday night service.
When: Mondays at 6:00pm (excluding 1st Mondays of each month)
Who: Anyone who wishes to provide snacks/elements
Contact: Jon Tschanz at jont@fumcwp.org
Children’s Ministry
What: VBS teacher treats
When: Any day during VBS week in July
Who: All ages
Contact: Carrie Fugett at carrief@fumcwp.org

Student Ministry
What: Tech Team – handles all technical aspects of Sunday night Elevate
When: Sunday nights, 4-8:30pm, ongoing
Who: Adults and students who are consistent and reliable
Contact: Michael LeBlanc at michaell@fumcwp.org

Student Ministry
What: Game leader/planner – plan one game per month, lead the game at Elevate, have fun and be creative!
When: Third Sunday each month, 5:30-8:30pm, Matthias Family Life Center
Who: Need adults 18 and older who are able to move around with the students.
Contact: Ally Stricker at allys@fumcwp.org

Student Ministry
What: Food Team – adults willing to help feed Elevate students and adult helpers one or more times/year
When: Sunday evenings, ongoing
Who: Parents of students or any adults with a heart for students and a love of feeding people
Contact: Michael LeBlanc at michaell@fumcwp.org

Student Ministry
What: Hospitality team – greet students and parents, run registration table, engage in conversation with students, be a friendly face
When: Sundays 5:30-6:30pm
Who: adults 18 and older, students 6-12th grades
Contact: Michael LeBlanc at michaell@fumcwp.org

Student Ministry
What: Decoration Crew – setting up/redecorating for special events, revamping youth room, updating youth environment behind the scenes
When: as needed throughout the year
Who: Adults and high school students
Contact: Ally Stricker at allys@fumcwp.org

Student Ministry
What: EKO (Elevate Kick-Off) set up – supervise students, create decorations, pick up food, run to store
When: August 10-14, 9am-4pm (shifts available)
Who: Adults 18 and over
Contact: Ally Stricker at allys@fumcwp.org

Student Ministry
What: Administrative/follow-up – work during the week to connect with visiting students
When: weekdays, 9-5pm (days/shifts flexible)
Who: Adult with time during the week and administrative skills
Contact: Ally Stricker at allys@fumcwp.org

Bus Ministry
What: Bus drivers – drive the small or big bus (CDL required for big bus) for various activities for children, students and adults
When: various times/events, ongoing
Who: Adults 21 and up
Contact: Rev. Gary Rideout at garyr@fumcwp.org

Children’s Ministry
What: Promiseland Greeter – Welcome families as they check in their children
When: Sunday mornings, 9:00-10:00am during the school year
Who: Students and adults
Contact: Carrie Fugett at carrief@fumcwp.org

Children’s Ministry
What: Prep support for all areas – cut, organize and prep for Sunday morning activities
When: Weekly throughout the school year
Who: Students and adults
Contact: Carey Urbina at careyu@fumcwp.org

Children’s Ministry
What: VBS Decorating Prep – Prepare decorations to be used for the week of VBS
When: March – June prior to VBS in July
Who: Students and adults
Contact: Carrie Fugett at carrief@fumcwp.org

Children’s Ministry
What: Children’s Choir volunteers – help kids travel around campus and manage them throughout the afternoon
When: Wednesdays during the school year, 4:30-5:30pm
Who: Students and adults
Contact: Jennifer Boyd at jenniferb@fumcwp.org

Operations
What: A/V operations
When: various times and places around campus, ongoing
Who: People with computer A/V skills
Contact: Murray Wilton at murrayw@fumcwp.org

Administration
What: On call office volunteer in church office
When: On call, not ongoing
Who: Adults
Contact: Susan Finster at susanf@fumcwp.org

Administration
What: volunteer in church office
When: Sundays on-going, 4th Tuesday morning of each month
Who: Adults
Contact: Susan Finster at susanf@fumcwp.org

Kitchen Ministries
What: Wednesday kitchen help
When: September – May 1:00-5:00pm prep, 3:00-7:00pm includes serving dinner, 1 Wednesday/month
Who: High school students and older
Contact: Randy Parsons at randyp@fumcwp.org

Kitchen Ministries
What: Kitchen area basement organizing
When: Once each year in August
Who: High school students and older
Contact: Randy Parsons at randyp@fumcwp.org

Kitchen Ministries
What: Monthly kitchen upkeep
When: year-round, one day/month, flexible days
Who: Young adults and older
Contact: Randy Parsons at randyp@fumcwp.org

Kitchen Ministries
What: Coffee Fellowship Leader – work as team lead to facilitate Sunday morning coffee fellowship from beginning to end
When: Sundays, once a month 6:45am-11am
Who: Young adult and older
Contact: Randy Parsons at randyp@fumcwp.org

Kitchen Ministries
What: Coffee Fellowship Participant – help set up, serve, clean up coffee fellowship
When: One Sunday per month, 6:45 prep, 8:45 serve, 11:00 clean up
Who: Young adult and older
Contact: Randy Parsons at randyp@fumcwp.org

Missions & Outreach
What: Stop Hunger Now – bagged rice meal assembly
When: Twice yearly, special events
Who: All ages (great family serving opportunity)
Contact: Laura Toshie at laurat@fumcwp.org

Missions & Outreach
What: Serving lunch at Daily Bread at the Christian Service Center’s soup kitchen
When: 2 weeks of the year, 11:30am-1:00pm – select a day
Who: Adults
Contact: Laura Toshie at laurat@fumcwp.org

Missions & Outreach
What: Bicycle Blessings Workday – clean, repair and refurbish gently-used, donated bicycles
When: Second Saturday of the month (Sept.-May) at South Street Ministry (2113 E. South St.)
Who: Ages 5 & Up (younger with close supervision)
Contact: Laura Toshie at laurat@fumcwp.org

Missions & Outreach
What: Water Ministry – handing out water bottles to community on Art Festival Weekend
When: Weekend of Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival
Who: All ages
Contact: Laura Toshie at laurat@fumcwp.org

Missions & Outreach
What: Street Eats – Hand out bags
When: any time as needed
Who: any age
Contact: Carol Smith at carols@fumcwp.org

Missions & Outreach
What: Family Promise (IHN) Set Up – unload trailer, bring beds and luggage to Family Life Center 3rd floor, make beds, set up rooms for guests, organize pantry items
When: Five times/year, Sunday at 11:00am
Who: 5 years old and up (great opportunity to serve as a family)
Contact: Laura Toshie at laurat@fumcwp.org

Missions & Outreach
What: Family Promise (IHN) – donate grocery items for guest families staying the week
When: Five times/year, Matthias Family Life Center 3rf floor kitchen by 11:00am Sunday of each visit
Who: Adults/Students/Families
Contact: Laura Toshie at laurat@fumcwp.org

Missions & Outreach
What: Family Promise laundry – pick up, wash/dry/fold and return clean linens to church after guest families leave
When: Five times/year, Matthias Family Life Center 3rd floor
Who: Adults
Contact: Laura Toshie at laurat@fumcwp.org

Missions & Outreach
What: HealthCare Center for the Homeless – Special/Seasonal collections/drives
When: ongoing, various times throughout the year
Who: Ages 5 and up
Contact: Laura Toshie at laurat@fumcwp.org

Missions & Outreach
What: Christian Service Center – Deliver goods from drives
When: ongoing/seasonal throughout the year
Who: Anyone with a driver’s license and car large enough to haul items collected
Contact: Laura Toshie at laurat@fumcwp.org

Missions & Outreach
What: Family Promise (IHN) Dinner – purchase, prepare and deliver an evening meal for guest families
When: Five times/year, Matthias Family Life Center 3rd floor kitchen
Who: Adults who like to cook, small groups, scout troops
Contact: Laura Toshie at laurat@fumcwp.org

Missions & Outreach
What: HealthCare Center for the Homeless – Hygiene kit assembly
When: Ongoing/as needed
Who: Ages 5 and up
Contact: Laura Toshie at laurat@fumcwp.org

Missions & Outreach
What: Mission Event Planning – Plan, decorate, set up, take down of events for mission development (such as Mission Trip Luncheon, Panua Sunday)
When: various times throughout the year – pick one event or all
Who: All ages
Contact: Carol Smith at carols@fumcwp.org

Music
What: Impact Youth Choir Broadway Bound event – Stage Crew Member
When: First week in February, to include rehearsals and shows. Tuesday-Saturday, 6:00-9:00pm
Who: Adults
Contact: Michael Roberts at michaelr@fumcwp.org

Music
What: Impact Youth Choir Broadway Bound event – Choreographer
When: December and January Planning and Preparation, First week of February rehearsals and shows, Tuesday-Saturday 6:00-9:00pm
Who: Adults
Contact: Michael Roberts at michaelr@fumcwp.org

Music
What: Impact Youth Choir Broadway Bound event – Assist in food prep
When: First week in February, Tuesday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm (days/shifts flexible)
Who: Youth and adults
Contact: Michael Roberts at michaelr@fumcwp.org

Music
What: Impact Youth Choir Broadway Bound event – Costume Support – coordinate costumes for this annual show
When: December and January Planning and Preparation, First week of February rehearsals and shows, Tuesday-Saturday 6:00-9:00pm
Who: Adults
Contact: Michael Roberts at michaelr@fumcwp.org

Music
What: Impact Youth Choir Broadway Bound event – Set Construction
When: January-February, times determined by participants
Who: Youth and adults
Contact: Michael Roberts at michaelr@fumcwp.org

Music
What: Impact Youth Choir Broadway Bound event – Fundraising team leader
When: August through March, meeting times to be announced
Who: Youth and adults
Contact: Michael Roberts at michaelr@fumcwp.org

Music
What: Impact Youth Choir Broadway Bound event – Dessert coordinator (coordinate desserts and set up for Saturday Dessert Night)
When: First week in February, Friday and Saturday, 9:00am-9:00pm, Matthias Family Life Center kitchen
Who: Adults
Contact: Michael Roberts at michaelr@fumcwp.org

Music
What: Christmas Music Sunday Breakfast Coordinator, Bakers and Servers – coordinate, bake and/or serve breakfast donations for the musicians for this annual event in early December
When: Planning November and December, event early December, 8:00am-11:00am
Who: Adults
Contact: Michael Roberts at michaelr@fumcwp.org

Music
What: Impact Youth Choir Tour Choreographer
When: Sundays 5pm, August-May, choir room
Who: Young adults and older
Contact: Michael Roberts at michaelr@fumcwp.org

Music
What: Impact Youth Choir Tour Sponsor – sponsor youth choir tour members financially for summer choir tour
When: January – June annually
Who: Adults
Contact: Michael Roberts at michaelr@fumcwp.org

Music
What: Help Music Assistant move music boxes around as needed
When: Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday (one time with a team of 2 or more)
Who: High school and older
Contact: Carol Buhler at carolb@fumcwp.org

Music
What: Wash choir robes
When: Summer
Who: High school and older
Contact: Carol Buhler at carolb@fumcwp.org

Music
What: File Music
When: Tuesday afternoons, weekly
Who: High school and older
Contact: Carol Buhler at carolb@fumcwp.org

Music
What: Impact Youth Choir Tour – Participant
When: Sundays August – June in the choir room, 5:00-6:00pm
Who: Youth/students in grades 6-12
Contact: Michael Roberts at michaelr@fumcwp.org

Music
What: Impact Youth Choir Broadway Bound event – Silent Auction Donations
When: Annually in January
Who: People who own businesses, restaurants, stores, beach/mountain condos, etc. or those who have contacts in the sporting/theater areas and can donate tickets, services, etc.
Contact: Michael Roberts at michaelr@fumcwp.org

Music
What: Food donations
When: Seasonally – Christmas, Easter, other
Who: Bake or provide food items as needed
Contact: Michael Roberts at michaelr@fumcwp.org

Kitchen Ministry
What: Kitchen crew
When: Wednesdays, 2 shifts: 1:00-3:00pm, 3:00-5:30pm
Who: 16 and older
Contact: Randy Parsons at randyp@fumcwp.org

Kitchen Ministry
What: Dessert Team
When: Tuesdays, 1:00pm until finished (5:00pm or before)
Who: 16 and older
Contact: Randy Parsons at randyp@fumcwp.org

Kitchen Ministry
What: General kitchen cleaning/maintenance
When: Once/month – pick your day
Who: 16 and older
Contact: Randy Parsons at randyp@fumcwp.org

Health & Wholeness
What: Program support – Set-up, clean-up and hospitality for various events.
When: 4 times/year
Who: For those over 55.
Contact: Betsy McKeeby at betsym@fumcwp.org

Congregational Care
What: Sunday/Seasonal flower delivery (altar flowers, poinsettias, lilies) to homebound friends or those going through a difficult time.
When: Sundays, Easter, Christmas
Who: Anyone who can drive.
Contact: Kathy Marshall at kathym@fumcwp.org

Congregational Care
What: Care Card Ministry – sending cards to those who need comfort and support.
When: weekly
Who: Open to all ages.
Contact: Rev. Gary Rideout at garyr@fumcwp.org

Congregational Care
What: Event Card Team – Send cards to specific individuals or families at major life milestones (12 max): confirmation, graduation, birthday, baptism, etc.
When: 12x/year
Who: Adults
Contact: Kathy Marshall at kathym@fumcwp.org

Health and Wholeness- Shepherd’s Hope volunteer opportunities
What: Provide free medical care for the uninsured at central Florida clinics
When: 1 or more week nights per month 6:00- 9:00 p.m.
Who: Adult general volunteers and licensed health care providers
Contact: Rev. Gary Rideout at garyr@fumcwp.org

Congregational Care – Church bus drivers
What: Provide bus pick-up and/or return using church bus
When: Sunday mornings and other events as needed
Who: Adults with good driving record and CDL license (church will help obtain this)
Contact: Rev. Gary Rideout at garyr@fumcwp.org

Congregational Care – Parking attendants:
What: Provide hospitality and help flow of traffic in church parking lot
When: Sunday mornings and other events as needed
Who: Adults
Contact: Rev. Gary Rideout at garyr@fumcwp.org

Congregational Care – Greeters
What: Greet people coming in to the sanctuary worship services
When: Before Sunday morning worship services
Who : Adults and families
Contact: Kathy Marshall at kathym@fumcwp.org

Congregational Care – Military support
What: Lead and help at events supporting those in or previously in the military
When: As needed
Who: Adults
Contact: Rev. Gary Rideout at garyr@fumcwp.org

Congregational Care – Meal Ministry
What: Provide a meal for designated person
When: As needed
Who: Adults & families
Contact: Rev. Gary Rideout at garyr@fumcwp.org


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Women’s

Discipleship – Help others along on their journey
What: Women’s Ministry event volunteer – help implement women’s events
When: Year round
Who: Women
Contact: Rev. Jayne Rideout at jayner@fumcwp.org

Discipleship – Help others along on their journey
What: Ruth Circle Service/Ministry Opportunities – Help plan and implement women’s service opportunities
When: Year round
Who: Women
Contact: Rev. Jayne Rideout at jayner@fumcwp.org

Discipleship – Help others along on their journey
What: Hannah Service/Ministry Opportunities – Help plan and implement women’s service opportunities (New, On the Road, Seasoned Traveler – Give)
When: Year round
Who: Women
Contact: Rev. Jayne Rideout at jayner@fumcwp.org

Hannah – A Community of Women
What: Stay-at-home moms who gather to fellowship, get spiritual sustenance, and be in service.
When: Monthly
Who: Moms
Contact: Rev. Jayne Rideout at jayner@fumcwp.org


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Men’s


Discipleship – Help others along on their journey
What: Men’s Ministry event volunteer – Help implement men’s events
When: Year round
Who: Men
Contact: Rev. Jayne Rideout at jayner@fumcwp.org


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Students

Greeters
What:  Greet worshipers warmly as they enter the building
When:  Sundays, rotating once a quarter
Who:  Adult or Teen
Contact:  Kathy Marshall at kathym@fumcwp.org

Children’s Ministry
What: Tech Team for Promiseland
When: 9:00-10:30am Sunday on a rotating basis.
Who: high school students and older
Contact: Carrie Fugett at carrief@fumcwp.org

South Street Ministry – Property beautification
What: Lawn maintenance and beautification; care of outside needs of facility, ongoing efforts to beautify campus.
When: Ongoing throughout the year. South Street Campus
Who: Ages 16 and older
Contact: Kristina Skipper at kristina@southstreetministry.org

Children’s Ministry
What: Prep support for all areas – cut, organize and prep for Sunday morning activities
When: Weekly throughout the school year
Who: Students and adults
Contact: Carey Urbina at careyu@fumcwp.org

Children’s Ministry
What: VBS Decorating Prep – Prepare decorations to be used for the week of VBS
When: March – June prior to VBS in July
Who: Students and adults
Contact: Carrie Fugett at careyu@fumcwp.org

Missions & Outreach
What: Florida United Methodist Children’s Home Picnic – assist serving, monitoring games, set up & cleanup
When: Once a year
Who: Teens & Adults
Contact: Laura Toshie at laurat@fumcwp.org


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