Leading people to trust and follow Christ by equipping them to live a life of worship, a life in community and a life on mission.

Serve One

It is a great honor, privilege, and responsibility to serve our Lord. Our hope is that every member finds a place to serve this next year. Seek the Lord on where He would want you to serve from Aug 2017-Aug 2018.

Leaders will train and prepare you for your area of service. You are welcome to serve in the same ministry you are currently serving or sign up for more than one area. We only ask that whatever you choose, you serve with a high level of commitment and faithfulness.


Check out the many areas you can serve by using the drop down menu below.

Parking Lot Greeter

Offer directions and assistance to visitors and members walking in to church. Volunteers serve on a rotational basis.

Valet Parking

Provide parking service at the main entrance of the church before and after the service. Valet attendants must be at least 18 years old. Volunteers serve on a rotational basis.

Bus Drivers

Drive people to and from Valley Trails Apartments on Sunday mornings. Volunteers serve on a rotational basis.

Door Greeters

This team is responsible for warmly greeting every person entering our church. Offering a friendly welcome to those that come in helps prepare their hearts for worship.

Welcome Center

Offer pertinent information to people who have questions or need directions. Volunteers serve on a rotational basis.

Guest Engagement

Be available to meet with guests to answer questions and assist them in connecting with the church. You will also help those looking for resources in their walk with Christ. Volunteers serve after the service in the Hospitality/Resources room.

Community Group Guide

Walk guests to the Group that is an appropriate fit for them, help them feel welcomed and introduce them to the Shepherd Leaders. Volunteers serve on a rotational basis.

Coffee Bar Ministry

Volunteers are needed for Sunday morning coffee bar. The duty is usually one Sunday per month during the following times: 7:45–8:10, 9:00–9:25, 10:30–10:55 a.m. Volunteers will be responsible for replenishing coffee and juice and some cleanup.

Ushers

This team serves our members and guests who attend on Sunday morning and other special services, to ensure they have the best possible worship experience. They welcome and assist the congregation in finding seats in the Worship Center.

Choir

Sing in the 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. worship service and lead people to praise our great God. Rehearsals are Sundays, 4:30–5:45 p.m.

Orchestra & Band

Play an instrument for both Sunday services and The River. You should be proficient on your instrument and able to read music. Rehearsals are every 2nd Thursday of the month, 7–8 p.m.

Screens Operator

Run the slides in service for songs, Scripture reading and announcements.

Lighting Operator

Provide proper lighting for worship services and special events.

Camera Operator

Set up and capture the services for the lobby and web live feed.

Front of House Sound Tech

Mix the live audio elements of the service (i.e. instruments, etc.).

Kids at Praise

A musical learning and training experience to engage and equip children for meaningful worship through singing. Serve on the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Wednesdays during The River.

Prayer Counselor

Pray with individuals as they come to the altar during the invitation. If needed, be prepared to share the Gospel with them. Also serve four or fives times a year listening to testimonies in our New Member Class.

Prayer Ministry Team

Receive weekly prayer requests through e-mail and devote yourself to powerful and effective prayer.

Baptism

Assist the candidates and Pastors during baptism. Make sure that all necessary baptismal equipment and facilities are available and ready prior to each baptismal service. Perform necessary cleanup after the baptism.

Safety Team

Provide a safe environment for our members and guests to worship.

Overflow Worship Band

Students that want to assist leading out on the worship team during Overflow. Overflow meets almost every week August-May. This team will practice on Sundays at 5 p.m. and serve at Overflow at 6 p.m.

Preschool Ministry Check-in

Help young families feel welcomed, secure and confident as they place their child in our care.

Preschool Shepherd Leaders

Shepherd preschoolers in Community Groups. Help lay foundations in preschoolers’ lives creating a loving and secure environment, helping a child learn foundational biblical truths, and fostering a sense of community even among young children.

Preschool Worship Care

Care for young children during your usual worship service or Community Group time. Volunteers serve once every other month (six times a year), in classes ranging from birth through preschool.

Children’s Ministry Check-in

Assist visitors as they register for Community Groups and guide registered children to the appropriate group.

Children Shepherd leaders and Substitutes

Shepherd children in Community Groups. Encourage children to develop unique Christ-centered relationships with each other around the Word of God through The Gospel Project and prayer.

Special Needs Support

Minister to a child with special needs as they attend their Community Group. This would be on an as needed basis.

Student Shepherd Leaders

Lead a student Community Group to trust and follow Christ by ministering the word, cultivating community between students, and working alongside parents.

Student Ministry Leader

Serve in Student Ministry programs (e.g. Discipleship Groups, Overflow) and events (e.g. camps, trips, activities, etc.).

Adult Shepherd Leaders

Lead an adult Community Group to trust and follow Christ by ministering the word to the group and leading them to live in community together.

Kingdom Academy Teachers

Leading topic-based classes designed to equip people to live a life on mission. Classes typically last 8-12 weeks.

Member Care Team

Assist the pastors in contacting and pursuing members who have not been attending church. The goal is to do all we can to see that our members are faithfully attending, actively involved and walking with the Lord.

Forerunner Care Team

Regularly contact select Senior Adult members of our church who are unable to attend a Community Group to assure they are physically, emotionally, and spiritually well; you will make the Deacons aware of any needs.

Women’s Ministry

Cultivate inter-generational discipleship among the women of MacArthur Blvd through personal discipleship, facilitating classes, and serving at women’s events.

Marriage Mentor

Mentor couples within MacArthur Blvd who seek premarital, marriage enrichment, or marital crisis mentoring. Training is provided.

Hospitality

In consultation with the pastoral team, plan and schedule Church-wide social events, Semiannual Member Meeting and Ron Dunn Encourager Conference by setting tables, assisting with food service, and cleanup.

Grief Ministry

Provide a funeral meal for the family of a member who has passed away. Volunteers are sometimes needed for shopping, preparing, and collecting food, but on every occasion for serving and cleanup.

Compassion/Benevolence

Assist as a Compassion Counselor or a Financial Coach. Work as a team to provide short-term assistance with long-term spiritual and financial freedom. The goal is that each candidate will know the Lord and walk faithfully with Him and understand Biblical stewardship principles.

First Contact Ministry

Make personal home visits to first-time guests to show appreciation, provide information, and answer questions that they may have about Christ or our church. Volunteers try to see guests within two days of their first visit to our church.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Share the love and truth of Jesus with internationals and immigrants while helping them learn English:  teaching, teacher support, hospitality, fellowship, prayer group, administration, security, etc.

Muslim Outreach

Join us on mission as we actively intercede for, naturally encounter, and intentionally engage the ever-growing population of Muslims within our community.

Mission Action Teams

Oversee and/or assist the missions efforts of our church for a specific geographic location. We currently support or work with people in Montenegro, East Asia, and North America. A Team is also needed for the work we do in Valley Ranch.

BBMOI – Crisis Ministry

Assist individuals and families with food, spiritual counseling and other needs. Volunteer opportunities during the weekday, some summer evenings or Saturday mornings in downtown Irving. Additional limited opportunities to assist from your home.   

Love Asian Indians

Knowing the number of Asian Indians in the Irving area, we desire to express our love by building relationships. Provide practical ways to help them adjust to life in America. Time commitment varies based on the activity or need.

Awana Leaders

Volunteer in a variety of areas from age group teacher to game time assistant. Help children work through their handbook, complete scripture memory, and special projects. Classes range from 3 year olds through 5th grade. Sundays, 6 – 7:30 p.m. (September–May).

Community Celebration: Hero Training Camp

Connect with families in our community through this VBS-style event. Workers needed for set-up and take-down, greeting, registration, snacks, teaching, music, games and activities.

Sun-Tue, July 23-25, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Valley Trails Apartments
and Wed, July 26, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at church.

Special Events for Children

Give your time to help oversee children as a sponsor at one of our retreats, camps or field trips.

Mentoring at Barbara Bush Middle School

Share your love of Christ with a middle school student. Many of these kids come from broken families and just need someone to be consistent in their lives. Mentors meet with their student once a week at school during lunch.

Prayer Partners at Barbara Bush Middle School

Intercede through prayer on behalf of the mentors engaging with the middle school students.

Teacher Appreciation at Barbara Bush Middle School

Bless the teachers and faculty through providing snacks, treats, or small gifts. The first week of May.

Service Project at Barbara Bush Middle School

Once a year volunteers focus on beautifying their campus through organizing, painting and cleaning.

Kids Beach Club & Good News Club

Meet in neighborhood schools on Mondays, 2:45-4:15 p.m. Volunteers lead games, provide snacks, teach Bible lessons, and build relationships with elementary students. (late Sep-early May)

Church Office Volunteers

Help the staff when there is a need during the week. Duties may include answering the phone, making telephone calls, or assisting with large mailings. These positions are on an “as needed” basis.

Offering Count Teams

Assist at the beginning of the week (usually Monday) to process the weekly offering. Volunteers serve on a rotating basis.

Telephone Assistant

Answer phones and sign for packages. Needed for the first Tuesday of the month from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and a few other times during the year. These positions are on an “as needed” basis.

Event Set-up Team

Set up chairs and tables for special events that take place periodically throughout the year.

Facilities Ministry

Work with the staff to maintain our building and grounds.

Event Host/Hostess

Assist the church body by hosting events at the church (baby showers, bridal showers, and other non-church events). Volunteers will open and close the building, answer questions and ensure the event runs smoothly.


Whether this is your first time serving, or you have served many years, we need everyone to fill out a commitment form.


Serve One Commitment Form

 

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CONTACT US

Darrin Mechling

Pastor of Ministry Engagement
 
 
8001 Mustang Drive, Irving, TX 75063
972 373 9833
Mon-Thurs: 8.00am - 5.00pm Closed Fridays