Shady Grove United Methodist Church -- Mechanicsville
Monday, September 20, 2021
growing together

Volunteer Opportunities

Audio Visual Needs
We are in need of volunteer help in the audio-visual ministry during worship, especially with running the cameras during the 9:45 and 11:15 worship services. Maybe you enjoy capturing moments with your personal camera, or maybe you’re computer savvy. We need your help! Contact Bryan Greer for additional information.
 
Block Party Needs
We will host our annual block party on Sunday, September 12.  We have a wide range of volunteer needs from staffing inflatables to helping with food prep and serving.  Use this link to sign-up using Sign-up Genius.
 
Education Needs
If anyone is interested in leading/facilitating an in-person small group for women and/or adults on Sunday mornings from 9:45-10:45, please contact education@shadygroveumc.org.
 
 
Music Needs
Celebration Bell Ringers: Previous ringing experience is not required. The ability to read music would be very helpful.
Celebration bells rehearses on Wednesday evening from 6-6:45 p.m. and is scheduled to play in worship on October 17 & December 12. Email bryan@shadygroveumc.org for additional details. 

Nurture Needs
The Nurture Committee is in need of volunteers to serve coffee during Coffee Fellowship?  The schedule will be very flexible. Please email Sally Arbogast to sign up.
 
Witness Needs
1. Greeter Coordinator: we are seeking a person from each worship service to oversee equipping and scheduling of greeters prior to their specific worship service.  
2. Greeters: we are seeking individuals to serve as greeters at each worship service.
Greeters stand at the door of the Welcome Center about 3o minutes prior to the beginning of their service to welcome everyone to Shady Grove.  You will also help direct people to the sanctuary, nursery, and restrooms.  A friendly disposition and warm smile are a must!  
 
Please email kerimarston@shadygroveumc.org to sign up or for additional details.
 
Worship Needs
1. Acolytes & Crucifers: Each service will have one crucifer and two acolytes as we enter the fall season.
Every effort will be made to keep siblings together to serve on the same Sunday.  If you're interested in serving, please fill out this questionnaire and plan to attend one of the training sessions.  The training options are:  1) Sunday, September 19 with a pizza lunch beginning at 12:30 p.m.  in the picnic shelter and moving inside the sanctuary after lunch for training and wrapping up by 2 p.m. 2) Wednesday, September 15 beginning at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary and finishing up at 7 p.m.
2. Ushers: Directs congregants to their seats; collects offering; other tasks during church services, as needed. 
3. Communion Steward: Oversees obtaining and organizing the communion elements.
Makes sure communion linens are cleaned, pressed, and ready to be used on a monthly basis. 
 
Anyone interested in serving SGUMC in any of these capacities may contact the Worship Committee Chairpersons: Paula Khan at paulakhan@yahoo.com or 357-6594; Pamela Lewis at pamklewis@yahoo.com or 746-5771. 
 
Check back soon for additional ways you can get involved in serving at SGUMC!