Join a Team

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We would love you to get involved in the life of MFC. We all have different gifts and abilities which are all needed to make the church function properly; like a jigsaw puzzle, all the different pieces need to come together to create the complete picture. These are all voluntary part-time positions and will require you signing our Vision and Values Statement.  Here is a list of areas where we currently have opportunities to serve.


COVID-19 Update: Under current restrictions many of these roles are not in operation. However, there will come a time when we will be able to fully meet together and these posts will be essential. Therefore, please let the Church Office know where you would like to volunteer, in readiness. Thank you!


Families

  • Families Coordinator: to lead the church Families Ministry devising a teaching programme for Powerhouse, each Sunday and oversee the mid-week children's groups and activities. Establish links with the Parent and Toddler Group to ensure a continuous link is established for families support with children of all ages. Accountable to the Pastor and member of the Leadership Team.
  • Powerhouse Teachers: lead a children's group on Sundays as part of the Powerhouse teaching rota using material provided by the Families Coordinator. Establish friendship with children and parents to feedback any support requirements to the Families Coordinator.
  • Children's Group Leaders: to lead a mid-week children's group providing a link to church through games, activities and bible teaching. Reports to the Families Coordinator.
  • Youth Leader: to lead our youth work with young people from within the church and outside. Establish a programme of teaching, activities and events that will encourage young people to understand and accept the love of God. Reports to the Families Coordinator.
  • Group Helpers: to provide assistance to one or more of the following; Powerhouse teachers, Children's Group Leader or Youth Leader in their ministries. Very little, if any, preparation is required only to attend the meeting and engage with the children and young people.
  • Kitchen Staff: to make and serve refreshments for the Parents and Toddler Group during their Wednesday sessions and engage with parents. Reports to Parents and Toddler Group Leader.

Worship

  • Welcome Team: to welcome those attending our Sunday Services on a rota basis. It involves putting out the wheelchair ramp, being prepared to issue Bibles and song books to those who require them and setting out the Communion, when required. Most important of all, it's about having a welcoming smile and particularly making newcomers and visitors feel at ease. You will report to the Church Administrator.
  • Technical Team: operating the sound desk or visuals to ensure everyone is able to fully participate in a service, as they desire, by enabling them to hear and join in with the worship band and to view videos and presentations which may also be part of the service. Full training will be provided, which is very straightforward for anyone who is comfortable using a computer. You will be on a rota and will be required to arrive at least 30 minutes before a service begins. You will report to the Church Administrator.

Missions

  • Missions Coordinator: to lead the church in supporting our Mission Partners in prayer and financially. To manage the annual review of Mission Partners. Encourage the team of Mission Champions to keep the church updated with news and prayer needs of their Mission Partner. Set the prayer focus rota for our Mission Partners. Accountable to the Pastor and member of the Leadership Team.
  • Mission Champions: working with, and reporting to the Missions Coordinator, be our link with a Mission Partner keeping us updated with news and prayer requests and to lead our prayer focus, maximum twice per year.

Resources

  • Book-keeper: to maintain the financial records of the church and report monthly to the Leadership Team and trustees. Arrange payments by internet and set up direct debits and standing orders, as required. Ensure all receipts are securely banked and accounted for. Training will be provided, as required. Reports to the Resources Coordinator.
  • Maintenance Lead: to carry out minor (DIY) repairs and arrange for contractors to quote for more major works, as required. Arrange and manage Maintenance Days to encourage church members to help look after our church building and equipment. Reports to the Resources Coordinator.
  • Media Officer: to manage the church social media platforms, including this website, ensuring continuity of message. Ensure recordings are made of the Sunday sermons and are uploaded to the website weekly. Support the streaming of Sunday services by being on the duty rota. Advise the Leadership Team of possible required upgrades to existing equipment and media platforms or propose adoption of new. Reports to the Resources Coordinator.

If you would like more information about any of these positions or have another question about getting more involved in the church, please contact the Church Office.