Congregation members are invited to participate as communion assistants at all of our Sunday services. There are no special qualifications, just that you’re a confirmed member of the church. It is a joy to share God’s grace forgiveness with others when serving the bread and wine in communion. Contact Rick Beato, our Communion Assistant Coordinator, if you have questions about serving as a community assistant.
Bethlehem encourages lay leadership in worship, and the role of Worship Assistant is a great way to get involved. Worship Assistants lead the prayers and may also assist with serving communion. Contact Rob Blount if you have questions about serving as a worship assistant.
We invite all of our disciples to share God’s word at our worship services. Lay readers volunteer to read bible versus during the service. Don’t worry, someone will help you with some of the pronunciation, if needed! If if you have questions about serving as a lay reader, contact Barb Vlack.
Probably the largest of Bethlehem’s volunteer teams, we need ushers to distribute bulletins, collect registrations and offerings, assist with communion, and care for our congregations during worship. Contact Gary Fagan if you have questions about serving as part of an ushering team (2 months each year at your preferred service).
Our greeters welcome members and guests to worship but also are available to provide direction and answer questions for newcomers. Contact Bill Warner and Kelly Collins, the coordinators of this team, if you have questions about serving as a greeter.
Bethlehem’s Altar Guild is a dedicated group of disciples, both women and men, who prepare the altar and chancel area at all services to assist our pastors in serving God’s meal. The quiet companionship they share as they do God’s work is very fulfilling and they invite anyone to join. If you have questions about volunteering with the Altar Guild, contact Debby Klapmeier, Altar Guild Coordinator.
Seasonal Worship Planning
None of Bethlehem’s worship services happen by accident. If you’re interested in being part of long-range seasonal planning, including themes, decorations, and overall worship design, contact Joshua McClure if you have questions about helping with the seasonal worship planning. He would love to discuss this team with you.