Serving in Worship
 
Acolytes – are those who light the Altar candles before each service and extinguish them after the service is concluded. They also help with the Communion cups.
 
Greeters – are in the entry before worship, welcoming and offering gracious hospitality to all.
 
Lay Assistants – help in the distribution of Holy Communion.
 
Readers – help by reading the lessons of the week.
 
Ushers – distribute bulletins, assist with seating, give guidance to the altar for Holy Communion, count the attendance and collect the offerings.  They are important in extending our gracious hospitality.  
Contact: Dave Henderson 312.547.9976
 
Altar Preparation – before and after the services particularly as it pertains to Holy Communion.
Contact: Dave Henderson 312.547.9976
 
Music and Arts
 
Adult Choir – rehearses on Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30pm in the Music Room.
 
Cherub Choir – is for 4-year-olds through 3rd grade.  They rehearse Wednesdays from 5-5:45pm in the Music Room.
 
Junior Choir – is open to 4th graders through high school youth.  They rehearse Wednesdays from 6-7pm in the Music Room.
All Choir Contact: Cindy Haase 708.423.2266
 
Celebration Band – plays and sings at the 10:45am worship service.  They practice on Saturdays at 9am in the Sanctuary.
Contact: Dave Henderson 312.547.9976
 
Instrumentalists – such as guitar, trumpet, flute, violin, etc. are needed for a variety of worship occasions.
Contact: Lori Mackie-Hewelt 708.430.8933
 
Sound and Video Media – volunteers operate and monitor various technologies used in our worship services.  Help is needed at all services to adjust volume settings on the soundboard and run the video presentations for the screens.
Contact: Church Office 708.599.4780
 
Flowers – In honor of birthdays, anniversaries or in celebration of God’s blessings or individuals.  Single roses or bouquets for the weekend services may be ordered through the Church Office.  We encourage people to pick up the flowers after the 10:45am worship service so everyone may enjoy them.  Single roses are $2 and bouquets are $20 each.
Contact: Church Office 708.599.4780
 
Property
 
Lawn Care – Help us keep the church grounds looking nice during the summer months.  Mowing is usually necessary once a week. You will work together with others or can set your own schedule.  All equipment and materials are provided by the church.
Contact: Tony Crispo 708.423.8199
 
Cleaning – 
 
Maintenance Repairs – When many people offer to contribute from their job experiences or hobby skills, many of these repair tasks can be taken care of easily and inexpensively.  Common maintenance issues or projects include replacing equipment, and carpentry, electrical, plumbing or simply some determined repair.