SERVE

God gives us all abilities that we can use in making this world more like God intends

  • a place where everyone knows they are valued by God and others;
  • where everyone has what they need to thrive and enjoy healthy relationships.

How do I sign up?
Fill out the form at the bottom of this page to get in contact with the right person.

We want to empower, bless, and deploy you to use your gifts to make a difference. Check out the opportunities listed below in our five categories.

Engaging Worship

Chancel Choir


The Chancel Choir is an important part of traditional worship where we praise and honor God through music. Everyone is welcome to join us regardless of musical ability. We meet Wednesday nights, August-June, and available choir members sing at 8:20 or 11:00 worship service.
Contact Cheryll Moll

senior saints


This choir enjoys fellowship as we prepare music for worship and to share in the community. Everyone is welcome. We meet Tuesday afternoons, August–May.
Contact Cheryll Moll

SChweitzer bells


Handbells and chimes bring beautiful music to traditional worship. You are invited to ring with us, no experience is necessary, but music reading ability is preferable. Rehearsals are Tuesday nights September - May.
Contact Cheryll Moll

Communion Server


Help serve communion once a month at one of the Sunday services.
Contact Jennifer Muller

Online worship virtual host


Help make the online experience personal and engaging by chatting with people throughout the service, offering prayer and giving easy calls-to-actions. All you need is a willingness to talk to people and some basic computer skills.
Contact Sheila Pippin

slide operator


Assist the Creative Producer and Worship Leader in making sure all graphics and worship lyrics are displayed for the service. This position requires someone who is quick on his or her feet and not afraid of computers. We will offer training on the ProPresenter Software.
Contact Taylor Likes

Lighting operator


One of the elements that makes worship in the Outreach Center unique, is our usage of stage lighting. This position requires someone who is quick on his or her feet, likes pushing big buttons, and enjoys creating a unique atmosphere for worship. We offer training on the lighting system software/board and we welcome creative input from our volunteers!
Contact Taylor Likes

Worship team


If you have the talent, commitment, and heart to guide people in engaging with God through their voices and hearts, get in touch as soon as possible!
Contact KJ Roelke

audio engineer


An essential part of any worship service is how it sounds. If you’re interested in this position, you should be musically inclined, able to problem-solve under pressure, willing to learn new techniques, and work with a humble spirit. Training is available.
Contact KJ Roelke

Deeper Discipleship

Interested in getting invovled?

All Generations

KIDS

Welcome team


Greet parents and guests as they enter the Kids Area on Sunday mornings. Become a “tour guide” as needed and assist in handing out our parent information at the Kids Area doors. Some people will enter data onto the computer.
Contact Nina Verbanaz

Sunday morning class helper


Assist the Sunday morning class leader in the classroom for ages 2–6th grade either 9:40 or 11:00 am. Need to be a true servant for the Lord and have a loving, caring heart for kids.
Contact Nina Verbanaz

Nursery


Cuddle, rock and show some love to the youngest Schweitzer members. Join infants - 2 yrs of age on Sunday mornings at 9:40, 11:00.
Contact Nina Verbanaz

Wednesday Night Kids


Build relationships with kids as you help facilitate Bible lessons and fun! Help is needed for ages Pre-K through 6th grade. (Wednesdays, 6:00–8:00pm)
Contact Nina Verbanaz

mothers of preschoolers (mops)


Come teach and play with the MOPS Kids  (the babies, toddlers, and preschool kids) who come to Schweitzer Tuesdays from 9:00–11:30am while their mamas spend some quality time with Jesus and each other.
Contact Nina Verbanaz

grow to know preschool Volunteers


Interested persons would enjoy interacting with children ages 6 weeks–5 years, helping teachers with classroom duties, welcoming parents and students, and serving as a helper in the way of Jesus. Completion of the volunteer packet including background screening and Safe Sanctuary Training is necessary.
Contact Jane Roebke

YOUTH

small group leader


Help 7th–12th Grade students discuss spiritual topics on Wednesday nights as they break out from a large group message. Facilitators are responsible for walking students through faith topics relevant to their lives.
Contact Tim Smith

wednesday night meal team


Provide dinner or fix smoothies and coffee for students attending Wednesday night Youth events. Dinners that will feed multiple students are best.
Contact Tim Smith

Youth worship


Youth worship is an essential part of our students' Wednesday Night experience! If you (or your student) want to get involved with the worship team, either as a musician or as a part of the tech team (slides, lights and sound), this is an awesome way to build community and foster talent as we lead our youth in worship.
Contact Tim Smith

adults

input team


Enter data from our Connection Cards after service on Sunday morning approximately one time per month on a rotating schedule. Understanding of spreadsheets is important.
Contact Sheila Pippin

office assistant


The Office Assistant answers phone and performs administrative tasks. Morning and afternoon shifts, Monday through Friday, are available. Schedule is flexible.
Contact Mary Beth Owens

Caring Hearts

home visitor


A home visitor makes a friendly visit to one or two homebound or limited attendance members once a month. You will be assigned the same person with the purpose of helping that person stay connected to Jesus and Schweitzer.

Contact Glenna Meyers

snail mail ministry


Either make or send encouraging cards to folks who are homebound, ill, or otherwise experiencing tough times.
Contact Carma Messerli

sanctuary set-up team


Help keep our sanctuary ready for service by stocking ink pens and offering envelopes (rotating schedule).
Contact Sheila Pippin

photography team


Help Schweitzer capture moments and tell our stories. NO experience is necessary, and training is available. This is a great way to explore creativity, storytelling and spreading joy!
Contact K.J. Roelke

Door Greeter


Create a warm, welcoming atmosphere for those coming to worship as you greet at one of our three entrances.
Contact Sheila Pippin

Service Usher


Create a warm, welcoming environment for those coming to Schweitzer and entering worship. Distribute bulletins and collect offerings.
Contact Sheila Pippin

volunteer appreciation


Be a part of the team that reminds our volunteers how much they are appreciated.
Contact Sheila Pippin

green team


Adopt a landscaped garden around our church campus and spend keep it looking good three to four times a year.
Contact Sheila Pippin

P.A.T.C.H. Ministry (Parents and their children)


Once a month, different drivers use the church van to pick up children in the area to visit their moms in prison in Chillicothe, Missouri. A Background Check and Safe Sanctuary Training is required.
Contact Jim Peterson

Mobile greeting team


Greet all who attend our services on Sunday morning in the parking lot, offering rides to our various entrances, and helping to keep our parking lot safe. 3 shifts to choose from on a Sunday morning, rotating one time per month.
Contact Sheila Pippin

Connection center team


Welcome people as they arrive, visit with new guests, answer questions, and help create a welcoming environment on Sunday mornings.
Contact Sheila Pippin

Hospitality Team


Serve refreshments on Sunday mornings and occasionally at special events. Times available for all services.
Contact Sheila Pippin

Community Impact

Life Change Plan


This is a 1-year structured discipleship program primarily for those re-entering from incarceration, in long-term recovery, and/or generational poverty. Become a mentor for one of these men and women and watch God not only change their life, but also yours through your commitment of time and prayer and love in this new Christ-centered relationship.
Contact Krista Rosenbaum

Faith & Finances


This 12-week class on Wednesday nights is designed to help low and fixed income people move out of financial poverty. If you have gifting and/or passion in this area, you can be a part of that.
Contact Krista Rosenbaum

coach house


Mentoring and empowering women transitioning out of homelessness to stability. Women will live in the house as they work through the program to greater independence.
Contact Krista Rosenbaum

crisis food pantry


“Sharing the love of Christ as we provide emergency food assistance and spiritual support.” If you love people, then we want you! Assist with greeting, registration, re-stocking and pulling groceries. Morning and afternoon shifts are available, Monday–Wednesday.

pantry prayer ministry

A wonderful opportunity to use your gift of prayer! Provide a moment of spiritual comfort to persons who receive physical support from the Schweitzer Food Pantry. Serve 2 1/2 hours weekly.
Contact Krista Rosenbaum

east stanford neighborhood garden


Create community and produce food in the East Stanford Neighborhood Garden. We need people to mow and/or weed eat, along with an easy-to-use mower. Other ways to participate include turning compost, weeding, taking the trash and rocks to the dumpster. An immediate need is to put together and paint items for the children’s garden.
Contact Krista Rosenbaum

all-pro dads


Every 3rd Thursday, from 7:45 to 8:15 a.m., at Pittman, men from the church run a simple and powerful breakfast with fun activities and discussions for dads and their kids. If you have the heart and passion, there is a way for you to help.
Contact Bruce Cobb

good news club


Volunteers are needed every Tuesday afternoon during the school year. Opportunities include everything from snack coordination to teaching the Bible Story. This team receives training and requires a background check.
Contact Gail Randolph

jobs for life


An 8-week program that helps people get a job, along with preparing them to be solid, long term employees. We work to break the job-to-job cycle in people’s lives, by restoring value, self-worth and dignity. We are looking for champion/mentors, meal providers for one or more classes, transport van drivers, and prayer partners.
Contact Scott Warren

cents of pride


Help collect items or assist in the “store” in this Pittman school program to reinforce positive choices. Kids earn points to spend.
Contact Laura Brandt

tutoring at pittman elementary


Make a difference in a child’s life through tutoring at Pittman. Tutors work with a selected student on Thursdays 3:00–3:45, September–April. No experience is necessary, training will be provided. Background check is required.
Contact Molly Edwards

Sign Up to Serve

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Sheila Pippin

director of FIrst impressions

"I believe we are always at our best when we are serving others in the name of Jesus Christ. That's why I love to help people connect their God-given talents to the ministries of the church."

Email Sheila at [email protected]