Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Christ The Rock! We value the unique way each person is made, and we would love to connect you with ways to use your gifts to serve God and others. When we serve, it changes us: by imitating Jesus’ sacrificial love, we become more like Him. Everyone has something to contribute to the Kingdom of God — if you’re not sure where your best fit is for volunteering, complete our Skills and Abilities form.

 

Ready to Serve?

We need your help! As Covid realities continue, our ministries are operating with minimal volunteers. It takes many hands to make Sundays happen, and support ministries that happen throughout the week! We hope you’re ready to jump in, whether you’re interested in volunteering with kids, being part of Sunday mornings, serving with our building and grounds teams or welcoming our community to an affordable, family-friendly gathering place at the Fireside Café. 

If you are interested in any of the volunteer opportunities below, contact Ann Meyers to get started.

 

Building and Grounds

Building and Grounds

General Cleaning 

Help with light janitorial work for 2-3 hours, once every other week or be flexible with your schedule.  Available openings are Mondays-Thursdays during the day, or Monday or Tuesday evenings. Contact: Monica at mbetters@christtherock.org, ext. 351

Kitchen/Break Room Organization 

Help with routine cleaning, organizing and restocking, every other week for a couple hours. Contact: John at jreider@christtherock.org or ext. 394. 

Lawn Care/Landscaping 

Help make our building and grounds a welcoming place! Serve once a month. Contact: Monica at mbetters@christtherock.org or ext. 351 

Maintenance Assistance 

1) Assist maintenance periodically on Thursday nights with building, assembly and repair projects. Contact: Al at avanthiel@christtherock.org or ext. 386. 

2) Assist maintenance periodically on Wednesday nights from 8-9:00 pm with light cleaning and room setups. Contact John at jreider@christtherock.org or ext. 394. 

Painter 

We have big and small painting jobs around the building. Work at your convenience. Contact: Monica at mbetters@christtherock.org or ext. 351 

Snow Team 

Help keep our building and parking lot accessible during the winter. Teams are on call to serve one week per month. Serve on the snow plow or shoveling team. Contact: Monica at mbetters@christtherock.org or ext. 351 

 

To volunteer:

  • Complete a Ministry Application
  • FCRA Disclosure/Authorization (Adults only) – This form is used for background checks. We will send it to you if it applies to your volunteer position.

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Children’s Ministry

Children’s Ministry

Breakout Small Group Leader 

Teach and lead a small group of children in activities and discussion that help them understand who God is and how much He loves them. Curriculum and supplies are provided. Commitment is Wednesday nights 6:30 – 8:00 pm, Oct. through May. Contact: Tom at tpotter@christtherock.org or ext. 354 

 *Breakout Program Coordinator 

Assist Children’s Ministry staff with overseeing the Wednesday Breakout program.  You check in with the small group leaders, game leaders, worship leader and the tech person to answer questions and ensure things are running smoothly. Commitment is Wednesday nights 5:45-8:45 pm, Oct. through May. Contact: Tom at tpotter@christtherock.org or ext. 354

*Ignite Group Leader 

Help lead a team of youth in learning worship songs and motions so they can lead a Sunday Children’s Ministry classroom in Worship. Serve one Sunday morning a month for both services. Contact: Theresa at tgoyette@christtherock.org or ext. 322 

Sunday Children’s Ministry – Infants Team Member 

Provide a safe and loving environment for infants and toddlers while their parent attend services. This role provides the first look that children have about God and how much He cares for them. Serve weekly or every other week at one service from Sept. through May. Contact: Jen at jreetz@christtherock.org or ext. 311 

Sunday Children’s Ministry – Preschool and Elementary Small Group Leaders 

Teach and lead a small group of children in activities and discussion that help them understand who God is and how much He loves them. Curriculum and supplies are provided. Serve weekly or every other week at one service from Sept. through May. Contact: Theresa at tgoyette@christtherock.org or ext. 322 

*Sunday Children’s Ministry – Preschool and Elementary Room Leaders 

Oversee a classroom of Children’s Ministry volunteers – Room leaders keep the class running smoothly and on schedule, they make sure that the children are safe, and they guide and assist the small group leaders as they teach the children about Jesus. Contact: Theresa at tgoyette@christtherock.org or ext. 322 

*Sunday Children’s Ministry Coach 

A coach oversees a group of team members in various rooms. Lead them as a team in prayer, help troubleshoot issues, build team unity, get to know the volunteers and speak into their lives, and come alongside parents. Contact: Tom at tpotter@christtherock.org or ext. 354 

*Sunday Children’s Ministry Service Coordinator 

Assist Sunday Children’s Ministry staff with overseeing a service on Sunday mornings. Check in with team leaders/coaches in classrooms to ensure things are running smoothly, move volunteers as needed so classroom ratios are followed and kids are safe. Be trained in emergency procedures for Sunday Children’s Ministry. Contact: Tom at tpotter@christtherock.org or ext. 354 

Sunday Children’s Ministry Greeter 

Welcome families to Sunday Children’s Ministry, check for sign-in stickers at the entrance doors. Volunteer every other week or once a month from 8:00 to 9:00 am or 10:00 to 11:00 am and after service for 15 minutes (only serve at one service). Contact: Sara at ssteinbrink@christtherock.org or ext. 309 

Sunday Children’s Ministry Courtesy Desk Check/In Assistant 

Welcome families to Sunday Children’s Ministry, help them get checked in using the computer system. 

Every other week or once a month from 8:00 to 9:00 am or 10:00 to 11:00 am. Contact: Sara at ssteinbrink@christtherock.org or ext. 309 

 

To volunteer: 

  • Complete a Ministry Application
  • FCRA Disclosure/Authorization (Adults only) – Required if you will be working with finances or will be issued a key. This form is used for background checks. We will send it to you if it applies to your volunteer position.

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Guest Services

Guest Services

Fireside Café – Sunday Barista 

Greet guests who come to Fireside Café, create and serve espresso beverages, and prepare and serve food. Help create a warm, welcoming environment that encourages people to linger after services and develop or deepen relationships. Serve two shifts per month for 3 hours each. Contact: Stacey at smeyers@christtherock.org 

Fireside Café – Weekday Barista 

Greet guests who come to Fireside Café, create and serve espresso beverages, and prepare and serve food. Help create a warm, welcoming environment to help community members feel loved during the weekday Café hours. Serve one shift per week of 2-4 hours. Contact: Stacey at smeyers@christtherock.org 

Greeter – Guest Services Team 

Give a warm welcome, care for and serve our guests. Help during service with offering and communion. Serve one Sunday per month from 8:00 am to 12:15 pm. Contact: Linda at lhupf@christtherock.org or ext. 308 

Librarian 

Check out/in library resources into the computer, reshelf returned books/DVD/CD’s, answer questions and help people find what they’re looking for. Serve one or more Sundays for ½ hour after each service. Contact: Monica at mbetters@christtherock.org or ext. 351 

Link Host 

Do you like to meet new people? Connect with new guests on Sundays to develop a personal relationship for the purpose of helping them connect at Christ The Rock, and start them on their discipleship journey. Serve one Sunday a month for both services. Contact: Linda at lhupf@christtherock.org or ext. 308 

Scrip Volunteer 

Sell gift cards for stores and businesses that benefit CTR ministries. Serve after a Sunday service for 30 minutes once or more each month. Contact: Kathy at khansen@christtherock.org or ext. 319 

To volunteer:

  • Complete a Ministry Application
  • FCRA Disclosure/Authorization (Adults only) – This form is used for background checks. Anyone working with children or students must complete a background check. We will send it to you after you complete your ministry application.

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Office and Technical

Office and Technical

Training provided for technical positions listed below, and once a month commitment is requested. 

Audio Mix 

Provide the audio mix for weekend services using a sound mixing console. Attend to all microphone issues in the service. Must have an ear for sound. Contact: Ann at ameyers@christtherock.org or ext. 333 

Camera Operator 

Run a camera during services, once a month at both services. Contact: Ann at ameyers@christtherock.org or ext. 333 

Data Entry – Sermon Notes 

Create a computer presentation of sermon notes for display on side screens (prior to service). Can be done from home. Must be comfortable with computers. Contact: Ann at ameyers@christtherock.org or ext. 333 

Data Entry – Worship Lyrics 

Create a computer presentation of worship lyrics for display on side screens (prior to services). Can be done from home. Must be comfortable with computers. Contact: Ann at ameyers@christtherock.org or ext. 333 

Lighting Operator 

Run the lighting console on Sundays and maintain the environment, once a month during both services. Contact: Ann at ameyers@christtherock.org or ext. 333 

Lighting Programmer 

Create/help create the visual environment(s) for Sunday services with the option to be the lighting operator the same week. Contact: Ann at ameyers@christtherock.org or ext. 333 

Proofread/Edit 

Review and make corrections to data others have input for the side screens (prior to services). Can be done from home. Must be comfortable with computers. Contact: Ann at ameyers@christtherock.org or ext. 333 

Run Graphics Computer 

Operate the computer to display worship lyrics and sermon notes for the side screens during services. Must be comfortable with computers. Contact: Ann at ameyers@christtherock.org or ext. 333 

Sunday Volunteer Support 

Oversee snacks/food for tech, worship team and pastor, run planning center live/time tracker; and record attendance. Serve once a month during both services. Contact: Ann at ameyers@christtherock.org or ext. 333 

Video Director 

Mix camera shots for the video screens; plan camera angles and direct camera operators. Serve once a month during both services. Contact: Ann at ameyers@christtherock.org or ext. 333 

 

To volunteer:

  • Complete a Ministry Application
  • FCRA Disclosure/Authorization (Adults only) – This form is used for background checks. We will send it to you if it applies to your volunteer position.

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Prayer and Worship

Prayer and Worship

Prayer Team Volunteer

Pray as requested by Prayer Team Coordinator. Contact: Nola at nsweet@christtherock.org or ext. 332 

Worship Team 

If you are a vocalist or instrumentalist, consider joining our Worship Team. Audition required. Contact: Jarred at jmoderson@christtherock.org or Ann at ext. 333

 

To volunteer:

  • Complete a Ministry Application
  • FCRA Disclosure/Authorization (Adults only) – This form is used for background checks. We will send it to you if it applies to your volunteer position.

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Special Events

Special Events

Information on events like Thanksgiving Meal, Christmas, and Easter will be provided as we get closer to these events.

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Student Ministries Volunteer
Student Ministries

Student Ministry

(Amped-Middle School and NarrowPath-High School) 

*Wednesday nights: Help impact our middle school and high school youth for Christ by leading a small group or Bible study group, assisting with teaching lessons, helping serve and care for our youth. Serve Wednesday evenings for 3 hours during the school year. Contact: Sara at ssteinbrink@christtherock.org or ext. 309 

 

To volunteer:

  • Complete a Ministry Application
  • FCRA Disclosure/Authorization (Adults only) – This form is used for background checks. We will send it to you if it applies to your volunteer position.
Ministry Application for Adults (age 18+)

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Support and Care

Support and Care

*Divorce Care Facilitator Apprentice 

Facilitate/Co-Facilitate our 12-week Divorce Care curriculum support group. Offered 2 – 3 times a year. If you understand the pain of separation or divorce and want to help walk others through this difficult time in their lives, then this may be the opportunity for you. Completing the Character Development Class is a pre-requisite. Contact: Deb at dvanthiel@christtherock.org or ext. 345 

*GriefShare Facilitator Apprentice 

Facilitate/Co-Facilitate our 12- week GriefShare curriculum support group which is offered 2 – 3 times a year. If you have an empathetic heart for those who are grieving and desire to walk the grieving path with them, this is a very rewarding ministry opportunity. Completing the Character Development Class is a pre-requisite. Contact: Deb at dvanthiel@christtherock.org or ext. 345 

*Lay Counselor 

At CTR we offer both individual and group Christian counseling services. Pastors and lay counselors receive in-depth training, but are not professional counselors with degrees. Completing the Character Development Class is a pre-requisite to applying for the Lay Counseling program. If you would like to pursue the path of becoming a Lay Counselor at CTR,  Complete a lay counseling application below. Application deadlines vary each year. Contact: Deb at dvanthiel@christtherock.org or ext. 345 

*Membership Advisor 

Meet with membership applicants one-on-one to help them determine their next step(s) with connection at CTR (such as membership, volunteering, classes, etc.). Requires good listening skills. Training provided. Contact: Nola at nsweet@christtherock.org or ext. 332 

*Premarital Mentor 

Meet (4-5 times) with engaged couples who have completed our premarital class to mentor them and offer support. Training is provided. Prerequisite: mentors must complete membership process. Contact: Julie at jowens@christtherock.org or ext. 319 

*Small Group Leader 

Small Groups are the life-blood of CTR where we can impact others for Christ. Held in homes or another location, Small Groups are made up of people who want to connect with others and grow as disciples of Jesus as they study God’s word together. Training is provided. Commitment time is flexible. Contact: Cortney at cascher@christtherock.org or ext. 344 

 

To volunteer:

  • Complete a Ministry Application
  • FCRA Disclosure/Authorization (Adults only) – This form is used for background checks. We will send it to you if it applies to your volunteer position.
Ministry Application for Adults (age 18+)

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