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More than 200 volunteers fuel all Children & Family Ministry programs (nursery – grade 5). Commitments are about an hour per week, but timeless in rewards. More help is needed to bring the Bible out of the book and into the hearts of children.

Be a Piece of our Puzzle: Let us help you find your fit!


Nurture in the Nursery

9:30–10:30 or 10:35– 11:35am
We need you, along with our child caregivers, to create a safe and loving environment for our youngest friends. Rock babies, interact, and play with our infants through two-year-olds.

You will find two links below to click on. One is for a background check that you will need to complete and return. You may email this form back to me or drop it off at church to the Welcome Center.  The second link will take you to a sign up web page, where you will pick and choose the dates and area you would like to volunteer.

Volunteer Sign Up    background check form  

Please contact Annie Heinbuch, 713.620.6545  or email  aheinbuch@fpchouston.org for questions.


Engage in Early Childhood

9:30am Discipleship Hour

CLASSROOM LEADERS:
As a teacher and mentor you’ll build relationships and share Christ’s love with preschool aged children.

MATERIALS PREP TEAM:
Weekday serving opportunity. Working with the Early Childhood Coordinator, help gather, organize, and prepare materials needed for Sunday school.

STORYTELLERS:
Make the Bible come alive for preschoolers! Use your imagination to tell biblical stories to children.

GREETERS:
Be present on Sunday mornings to welcome families, help visitors find classrooms, comfort children having a hard time separating from parents, aid Classroom Leaders as needed, and answer questions about Early Childhood Ministries.

SUBSTITUTES:
Fill in for infrequent, last-minute Classroom Leader or Storyteller absences. Great for those who travel or can’t commit to a regular schedule!

11:05 Worship Hour

SHEPHERDS:
Partner with preschoolers in their own version of Worship. We’ll sing, pray, hear the story, and learn about elements of Worship all on a Preschoolers level. One of the sweetest things you’ll ever see! Preschool Worship is from 11:05–11:30.


Excite & Ignite with Elementary (The ATTIC)

9:30am Discipleship Hour:

LARGE-GROUP ACTORS:
Act, perform and excite!  Large group acting volunteers are needed each week to help to bring modern day and bible stories to life during our large group discipleship hour in The Attic!  Actors work on a rotating schedule each week and can sign up for as many Sundays as they wish.

SMALL GROUP LEADERS:
Connect, guide, and grow! Develop relationships with kids as you dive deeper into each week’s lesson. Lead activities that explore the monthly virtue, scripture and weekly Bible story.

MATERIALS PREP TEAM:
Weekday serving opportunity. Working with the Elementary Coordinator, help gather, organize, and prepare materials needed for Small Group time.

MUSIC AND WORSHIP TEAM:
Praise, sing, and lead! Join the team to lead the kids in worship, or share your musical gifts as a featured performer.

GREETERS:
Be present on Sunday mornings to welcome families and kids, help visitors get acclimated, and answer questions about Elementary Ministries.

SMALL GROUP SUBSTITUTE:
Fill in for infrequent, last-minute leader absences. Great for those who travel or can’t commit to a regular schedule!


Soar on High with Children with Special Needs (WinGS)

WinGS (Walking in God’s Spirit) embraces children with special needs and provides a warm and welcoming place for them to attend Sunday school, fellowship with each other, and to hear God’s word. Buddies play with the children, guide them during bible/circle time and, most importantly, help them to know the love of Jesus Christ.

9:30–10:45am or 10:45am–12:15pm

BUDDIES:
Each Buddy works with a special needs child one-on-one to provide guidance and help as needed.

SUBSTITUTES:
Substitutes help out on an as-needed basis.

 


 

KDO Parent Involvement Opportunities

Parent involvement is the key to your child’s learning and success in KDO. All families are encouraged to take an active role by participating through reading a story to a classroom, sharing a hobby or talent, helping lead a project during center time, assisting in coordination of special events and praying for this program. For more information contact, Kendra Baird, 713.620.6549 or kbaird@fpchouston.org