Ministries play a vital role in the church. They are where we serve – be it by serving the church, the community, the environment, or even the globe. They are run completely by volunteer church members and each ministry has a council liaison as well as a staff representative.
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Oversees and promotes all Christian education programs: Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, Confirmation, Adult Small Group Studies, Adult Forum, Adult Bible Study, and Scholar-in-Residence, Library Committee.
Habitat for Humanity, Christmas Gift Giving Opportunities, Cooking of meals for Aid For Friends, prepare food baskets on holidays, help with Chester City Team Ministry, provide food and school supplies drives, Blood drives, St. Nicolas Project.
Oversees the programs for church recycling and education regarding care of God’s creation. Programs include: Rose Tree Road Clean-Up, Eco Sunday event, Eco Tips, Paper Recycling, Eco Movie night.
Exercises financial oversight, handles the yearly stewardship campaign, manages special gifts, reviews budget, works with the treasurer to help our congregation in its own financial stewardship, monitoring our income and expenses, overseeing investments and encouraging good fund and fiscal management. Email John Pritchard for more info.
Supports missionaries, encourages congregational participation in the worldwide work of the church by learning about the Church around the world, and participating in the Tanzania Partnership, Global Mission Festival, Stand for Africa, World Hunger, Pangani Lutheran Partnership and improving awareness in our congregation with our Annual Global Mission Event.
The Hospitality Ministry undertakes and coordinates many congregational events to promote interaction of the entire congregation.
Strives to reach others who do not have a church home, that they might become members of Christ’s church; devoted to deepening spiritual, and promoting a welcoming climate for visitors. We provide for public relations and media awareness, website and social media exposure. We coordinate the incorporation of new members into the congregation, and administer such programs as our Greeter volunteers, Cookie Angels, visitor follow-up, the WE CARE program, friendship pads, name tags, bulletin collation, and the Power of One inviting initiative.
Oversees the maintenance and protection of all our Church Property. They keep our building and grounds safe and beautiful, with clean-up days and building maintenance. Are you handy? Do you take pride in building and repairing things? Use your gifts for God’s house.
Works with Reformation’s ministries, staff, and congregation to more effectively use technology in all aspects of our mission. This group manages the sound board during services, works with the needs of the other ministries to evaluate computers, software, website technical support, social media and multimedia needs. We’ve even had some occasional fun projects like wireless setups and some minor network re-wiring.
Children’s and adult choirs, altar guild, ushers, acolytes, lectors and liturgists are among our worship support teams.
Junior and Senior High activities along with pre-teen events, National Youth Gatherings, work camps and retreats, service projects, Youth Auction.