At Delaney, we believe that God has given us each gifts. So we work to help everyone put their time, talent and treasure to work for Jesus and His Church. We want to nurture and support your calling!
There’s a place for you at Delaney! Serve Teams are all about serving God by serving His people. Our Serve Teams are essential to the success of our church, and they are filled with people using their unique gifts to make ministry happen. Serve Teams allow us to become more like Christ as we serve like Jesus did.
“As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.” — 1 Peter 4:10
JOIN THE TEAM
Contact us so we can help you find your perfect place to serve and to learn more about the many opportunities to join a Serve Team at Delaney by clicking here. We are changed lives that are changing lives!
Below is a list of just some of the opportunities available to serve at Delaney. If this Team/Group is not started yet, be a part of starting the ministry. Dates/days & times to be set by each campus team.
Get plugged in and see where you can connect to use your God-given talents to serve Him! Your talent is God’s gift to you, what you do with it is your gift back to God! We want to nurture and support your calling. JOIN an existing ministry team or START A MINISTRY of your own. At Delaney, we want to make room for ministries that are grown and sustained in the hearts of our members. Please review our list of existing or possible ministries below.
First Impression Opportunities:
Parking Team – Help welcome guests as they arrive and direct them to a parking spot.
Welcome / Greeting Team – Greet and welcome guests and people attending worship services or hand out bulletins. Encourage guest to come back to services, activities and upcoming events.
Connect Team – Help people sign up for events and or groups, and provide basic information about the church that can help others get connected.
Ushers – Help guests find seats, and collect the offering.
Bus Drivers – Transport those unable to drive, to and from Sunday School and Services. Special license required.
Follow-Up Team – Work on your own time and at your own pace, contacting guest and members to invite them back to a weekend service, checking in on them, etc.
Hospitality Team – Prepare and serve beverages during weekend services at the Welcome Center and special events.
Publicity / Promotion Team – Hang posters or flyers of upcoming events, pass out invitations, and help spread the word to invite the community.
Set Up/Prep Opportunities:
Facility Set up Team – Assist with Weekend, Wednesday night or special event facility set-up.
Sanctuary Prep Team – Refill pew pockets with envelopes and pens, and helping to ensure the room is ready for weekend service.
Communion Prep Team – Preparing for Communion before and after service.
Outreach Volunteer Opportunities:
Acts of Random Kindness – Participate in monthly activities showing kindness, love, appreciation and generosity to individuals and organizations in the community.
Dinner and Fellowship Outreach – Help with shopping, food prep, setting up/tearing down tables, preparing & serving dinner, greeting & praying with guests during our Wednesday Night Dinners.
Outreach Ministry – Volunteers of all ages and skill level are needed to man the tables with community events and projects throughout the year, letting people know about the opportunities at Delaney.
Elderly / Home Bound Visitation – Visit assisted-living facilities and home bound members, spreading the care and compassion of Christ. Sending them cards and other material.
Military Support – Write letters to troops overseas and pack care packages to ship out to them.
School Supply Drive Program – Gather, sort, package, and distribute/deliver school supply donations.
Fit Group – Lead an exercise group / class at Delaney.
Community Garden – Volunteer to start, organize, coordinate and manage a community garden on Delaney’s Campus.
Shoe Box Ministry – Involve the whole church in the Operation Christmas Child mission project. Fill shoe boxes with age/sex appropriate items, according to specific lists & instructions.
Library Ministry Team – Provide information through media for worship, ministry, discipleship, & evangelism. Offer resources for growth, spiritual transformation, and kingdom advance.
Kid or Student Opportunities:
Child or Youth Group Leader – Hang out at a child or student gathering and be a part of leading discussion, organizing activities and encouraging attendees each week.
Nursery Volunteers – Create a loving and safe environment for babies and preschoolers.
Extraordinary Buddy – The goal is to have those with special needs engage and participate in our community. No experience needed, just a passion and heart to work with extraordinary people!
AWANA Services Team – Greet and welcome parents and children. Assist in checking in families, providing a secure environment, and helping where needed.
Children’s Prep Team – Assist with preparing children’s ministry supplies and organizing materials.
Spiritual Growth Opportunities:
Group Leader or Host – Lead a group while fostering community and fellowship, or host a group in your home. Groups for marriage, finances, parenting, discipleship, singles, etc.
Pastoral Care Ministry – Visit those that are hospitalized and/or confined to their homes. Prepare a meal, make a phone call, encourage those in a time of need.
Prayer Ministry – Facilitate Saturday Prayer Meetings and Wednesday Prayer Gatherings. Organize prayer events (i.e. National Day of Prayer).
Prayer Partners – As people respond to the message after each service, pray for them as their needs indicate.
Freedom Leader – Offer accountability and enthusiasm for anyone struggling with grief, divorce, addictions, healthy relationships or anger management.
Evangelism Ministry Team / Faith in Action Group – Train members to actively share their faith. Guide people to come to a saving knowledge of Christ. Visit and pray with men, and women, through a biblically-based visitation program. (training required)
Classics / Senior Adult Ministry – Engage 50 years and older members and non-members in activities and fellowship. Grow friendships with brothers and sisters in Christ, of the same age and similar interests.Plan gatherings that encourage learning God’s Word and support outreach to others.
Sisters Ministry Team – Plan monthly gatherings for ladies of all ages. Schedule, serve, encourage, and help create friendships and reaching out for our Savior.
Men’s Ministry Team – Plan gatherings and Bible Studies for men to serve, encourage, build up and create friendships with.
Creative Arts Ministry – Find creative ways to engage and impact the congregation in worship services. Develop special services utilizing media and the arts for transformation and discipleship.
Production Team – Assist in running audio, lights, video, and live cameras for services and events. Training provided.
Music Team – Join in leading the congregation in Worship. Audition required.
Photography Team – Take pictures at services and events to keep Delaney’s Photo Library fresh, up to date, and engaging.
Service Team – Plan special events both at Delaney and in the Community.
Recreation Ministry – Organize opportunities for church members to connect with people in the community through sports. Coordinate various other recreational times and events to build church unity.
Security/Emergency Response Team – Provide security and emergency services for weekend services. Formal training or law enforcement/EMT experience preferred, but not required.
Legacy / History Ministry Team – Organize annual Group Photo of the church body and five year Photo directory. Help with video testimonies, and honor those who have gone to be with the Lord. Promote church family unity. Keep History Room updated and organized.
Find Your Spot:
Want to be a part of what God is doing through Delaney Street Baptist Church? God made you and has equipped you with unique skills, passions, and abilities. Finding a place to use them is one of the things that you were made for. We would love to help you get started finding your spot on one of our teams. Click here to learn more about getting started on our Serve Teams!
Want to Start a New Ministry? This pdf file shows the steps to start a new ministry. Contact any of the individuals listed in this handout: serve team. Once you have read through the Serve Team handout, click on this link, to download and print the form to start a new ministry: Blank ministry team Proposal-2. Fill it out and drop it off at the Church Office.
Still Not sure where to Serve? This booklet can help to guide you: ROLE IN THE FAMILY.