This is the starting point. Each of the six boxes above highlights areas for volunteering. Within each box there are easy, entry-point opportunities that are perfect if you're looking for a new way to serve, areas you can check out without making a big commitment up front. Here's how it works:
- Click a box to see more descriptions for the opportunities in that area.
- When you're ready, click the Connect Me button.
Children's Ministry Opportunities:
- The Backyard Small Group Leader - facilitator, teacher and friend for children ages K-5 for the Backyard small group discussions that take place before the show begins
- The Backyard Support - technical and sound support, drama or music team, props or costume help
- Treehouse - ages 3 and 4, teach, play, read, lead small groups, serve snacks and just enjoy this fun age group
- Club 12 and Downbeat - music volunteer to help with children's choir and productions, grades 1-3
- VBS - crew leaders, campus decor team, music team, art team - variety of ways to assist prior to and during Vacation Bible School in June
- Grace Place - teachers and musicians to befriend and serve our special needs Sunday school class
- Recreation - coach and mentor a team for soccer, basketball or baseball, or teach a summer camp with whatever talent you have to offer!
- After School - assist with homework, mentor, and play with kids to make this afternoon time at Grace After School "feel like home"
Are you an adult who understands the pressures, challenges and fun of young people today? Maybe your middle school and high school years were awesome and you want to help others follow that path, or maybe those years were difficult for you and you could lend some support and guidance to those struggling. Or maybe you just want to have fun and hang out with kids between the ages of 11 and 18!
- Food Team - we know they like to eat! Volunteer once or coordinate a lot of food and bottled water for Sunday school classes, can be homemade or purchased.
- Confirmation Mentor - walk alongside a confirmation student (9th grader) during the fall season by answering questions, attending special events, helping prepare and praying for this spiritual journey
- Golf Tournament - volunteer to serve in a variety of ways to support this tournament which benefits the youth mission trips. No golfing experience required.
- Mission Trips - chaperone, coordinate supplies, scout projects or simply be on the prayer team for middle and high school trips. Work on one trip or all of them!
- Middle School Sunday Morning - small group leader, curriculum provided
- Middle School Sunday Morning Support Team - set up, tear down, greet, encourage and hang out with these kids on Sunday mornings
- High School Sunday Morning Support Team - set up, tear down, greet, encourage and hang out with the older kids on Sunday mornings
- High School Crowded House-host - bring food, hang out with High School students once a month during a weeknight
- College Student Encouragement - write notes or make a contribution toward encouragement cards for our college students prior to finals
- Teaching-Sunday morning classes, Bible studies, small groups for men and women, kids, older adults-if you have a passion for teaching and sharing, we have a place to use your gifts all through the week.
- Facilitating- if you enjoy facilitating discussion for seasonal small group studies or special events, we'll provide training and you'll be ready.
- Learning - Take a step deeper into living the Christian life through Bible study. Get to know others as you learn together in a Sunday morning or weekday/night class.
- Hospitality-open up your home for a number of special events ranging from dinners for new members to thanking Sunday School teachers. Ministry areas will work with you on specific opportunities.
- Choir-sing your heart out on Sunday morning and find a new group of friends along the way.
- Music-play an instrument or help with special events and services for all ages and ministries.
- Trips and Events-work with the Encore Ministry on planning and implementing all types of daytrips and programming for older adults who are enjoying active retirement years.
- Intercessory Prayer-be a part of the prayer team who covers our congregation and others through prayer requests that are fielded in person and online
- The Gathering-supports our elderly with a special programming once a month at the church to give their caregivers a much needed rest
- Piece by Peace-fun-loving group of quilters who make quilts for those in need or prayer shaws for those who need to be covered in prayer. This is a group or individual ministry.
- Clown Ministry-join the Frownbusters ministry team and spend your time clowning around, making visits and cheering people up, training required
- Grace To Go Visitor-join a thoughtful team of folks who visits those who are home-bound, no experience required, just a loving heart
- Manna From Grace-too many cooks in the kitchen is never the case for this group who meets monthly at a home to cook and freeze meals for those who are ill or recovering
Friendliness and Hospitality are very different. Friendliness says 'Hi, How are you?' Hospitality says, 'Come into my life!' Whether you are inside the walls of Grace or outside the walls of Grace, REACH OUT!
- Welcome Center-talk with visitors and members on Sunday mornings in between church services at the Welcome Center in the narthex of the sanctuary, escort people to classrooms and get families connected at Grace
- Worship Greeters-welcome visitors and congregants around the campus for worship on Sundays and special events
- Worship Ushers-serve our congregation in either the contemporary or traditional services, rotations are a one-month commitment twice a year.
- Campus Guides-assist with campus tours for visitors and new members
- Local and Global Mission Partners-click here to be connected to our website page that has all our mission partners, there are hundreds of opportunities to serve with these partners
- Mission Trips-incredible purposes like hurricane recovery, medical assistance and construction can take you eye-opening places like Louisiana, Mississippi, Honduras, Philippines, Mexico, Kenya and Budapest--- for experiences where you will receive more than you can ever give
- Project 180-volunteer to be part of a one-day, 1,000+ member team that works on a local service project every spring. It's all about loving God and loving our neighbors.
- Receptionist-relief phone duty being 'the voice of Grace' when the staff receptionist is out
- Administrative-join other volunteers for worship bulletin stuffing, mission packet assembly, assorted filing and miscellaneous administrative tasks
- Interior Decorating - work with other talented people to decorate for special occasions
- Facility Maintenance - join the team and help with facility improvements, electrical, painting, general construction, carpentry and campus landscaping and beautification
- Event Set Up and Tear Down-assist with the set up and tear down of large special events
- Commercial Drivers-drive the Grace bus to make airport runs or transport ministry teams to projects and events around Houston, Commercial Driver's License required