This ministry focuses on inviting, welcoming and incorporating those persons sent to us by God to join our faith community. These ministries incorporate the spiritual and educational dimensions of evangelism and new member growth and development.
Greeters regularly greet and welcome visitors and newcomers to worship services, providing information on programs and facilities. They work with the Ushers to assist visitors in finding their place in our worship and liturgy.
Our Shepherding Program serves to assist new members in feeling welcomed and a part of our church family. The shepherds are individuals who have volunteered to greet, guide, and serve as a contact for new families.
Nursery provides a safe and loving environment for the care of our youngest members while their parents worship at the 10 a.m. service. Nursery care is provided for children aged 6 months to 3 years during the school season.
This ministry focuses on the assimilation and integration of all existing members into the worship, service, and fellowship life of Christ Church.
Pastoral Support Team serves as a representative of the Christ Church community and as the embodiment of God's love from our caring congregation. In addition to delivering altar flowers to those who are sick, bereaved, homebound or in a nursing home, members of this team may prepare a meal, provide transportation, or run errands for fellow parishioners who are in a stressful situation. Training is provided as needed.
Coffee Hour Hosts are volunteers who set up and clean up Sunday coffee hours and host special receptions.
Kitchen Committee maintains supplies, schedules use and recommends improvements for the parish kitchen. This facility is the heart of our Fellowship and Hospitality ministries, for much love is exchanged around a good meal.
Progressive Dinner is an evening of adult fellowship. Its format is traveling to and from parishioner homes for refreshments, dinner and dessert.
Parish Picnic, usually held in mid-September at the home of a parishioner, is a great opportunity to get to know your church family a little better in an informal atmosphere, with good food and good fun.
Other annual fellowship events include the Advent Spaghetti Dinner, Gourmet Soup Tasting, and Mardi Gras Pancake Supper, plus occasional retreats and camping trips.