Opportunities in Family Ministries are varied enough to involve many different people with different gifts. Our volunteer process is designed to help determine where our opportunities and your gifts and interests come together.

Areas of Service

Nursery

ministry to those birth to 3 years on weekends, Wednesday evenings, and various weekdays for MOMS, Bible studies, and special events

  • Caregivers to nurture and pray for the youngest among us.
  • Team Leaders lead a volunteer team who love and lead children in truth.
  • Teachers who by prayer and preparation seek to understand and teach children through God-centered curriculum.
  • Substitutes who are available to be called on as needed in the roles listed above.
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Children

ministry to preschool through grade 6 on Sundays and Wednesdays

  • Team Leaders lead a volunteer team who love and lead children in truth.
  • Teachers who by prayer and preparation seek to understand and teach children through God-centered curriculum.
  • Small Group Leaders who seek to develop a close relationship with a group of children/youth for the purpose of godly influence and help in applying biblical truth to life.
  • Worship Leaders who lead children/youth to praise God through singing and praying with both gravity and joy.
  • Substitutes who are available to be called on as needed in the roles listed above.
  • Helpers who serve as joyful “extra hands” in the classroom.
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Youth 

ministry to youth grades 7-12 on Sundays, Wednesdays, and for other ongoing or one-time events

  • Mentors build close relationships with young people in grades 7 through 12 with a view to foster Christian fellowship and apply God’s Word to life.
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Disability Ministries

ministry on Sundays to those with special needs

  • One-On-One Aide: Serve as a one-on-one aide in a Sunday School class or in the nursery caring for a child's practical and spiritual needs. Aides serve to encourage a child's gifts and help the child be part of the body of Christ.*
  • His Works Partner: Work with adults with cognitive disabilities at our Sunday morning His Works gathering (North Campus). Partners serve as spiritual mentors and help with classroom needs.
  • His Strength Partner: Work with children with special needs at our Sunday morning His Strength class (Downtown & South Campuses).
  • Volunteer in Various Roles: Help with events, correspondence, and other ministry activities.
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*Training and support are provided for Aide positions.  

Adventure Girls (Downtown)

neighborhood outreach to girls in grades 5–9 

  • Leaders serve on Wednesday Nights to help the girls make personal application of the lesson material and make efforts to maintain positive relations, support, and good communication with the girls and their parents.
  • Prayer Partners are matched with a girl whom she agrees to pray for, remember on special occasions, and contact throughout the year.
  • Contact Marlene Johnson (952-884-3982).
  • Get Started

Boy Scouts/Cub Scouts (Off-site)

  • Leaders work with a team of adults to nurture godly young men through teaching God’s Word, mentoring, seeing God’s glory in His created world and teaching scouts to be servant leaders. 


Father's Light Mentors, formerly Life Coaches (Off-site)

  • Father's Light Mentors minister through one-to-one connections with father-absent children (5–18 years old).
  • Contact John Supica (612-338-7653 x735) for more information.
  • Get Started

Still have questions?

Contact the Administrative Assistant on your campus for additional questions before completing the application: North, Downtown, South

How to Get Started

Before you fill out the application...

  • Gather 3 names of people (NOT family members) of varying relationships who know you well (e.g. an employer, a mentor, a friend). You will need their address, phone, and email information.

  • Your social security number is required for a background check for positions involving children. Please see our Privacy Policy for more information as to how this is used.

Review these documents:

Application Forms

  • Apply online to volunteer.

  • Print the Family Discipleship Volunteer Application for Adults (contact your campus's administrative assistant for a minor application).

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