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Our Ministries

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Our church Ministries are wide and varied. We minister within our own congregation and church as well as to our surrounding communities, near and far.  Below is a list of ways that you can get involved.  Need more information about a specific Service area? Just give us a call!

Church Council and Commissions

Greeters, Ushers and Acolytes

Harvest Home

  • Offering taken to benefit Forever Caring Fund at Church of God Home

Heart-to-Heart Ministry

  • Provide care for people who are going through loss
  • Praying, writing notes  and providing encouragement

Hospital Visitation Team and Gift Baskets

  • Deliver a “thinking of you” care basket to hospitalized church members
  • Donations of small travel-sized hygiene items and sundries are welcome

Nursery

  • Provided during Sunday School and Worship Services
  • Crib room available

Serve – Reaching Out

Blood Bank

  • Church family receives blood free of charge
  • Church family is encouraged to donate blood as capable
  • Goal is 31 donations

Camp YoliJwa (Youth Living Jesus’ Way)

  • Eastern Regional Conference Churches of God Church Camp
  • Fifteen weeks of summer camps
  • Four different weekend retreats
  • Designed to provide an opportunity for children, youth, and adults to share in Christian living experiences
  • Camp YoliJwa has been touching lives since 1934
  • Camp Counseling Opportunities
  • Volunteer Opportunities

Christmas Closet of Hope

  • Children’s coats, blankets and new or gently used toys distributed
  • Donations are accepted
  • Volunteer Opportunity

Church of God Home

  • Monday evenings – group provides special programs
  • Donations of bingo prizes and daily personal hygiene items accepted
  • Visits with the residents

Community Aid Bin

  • Donate clothing and shoes in bin in parking lot
  • Partnership with Community Aid results in financial mission support

Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast

  • Saturday before Palm Sunday
  • Toddlers through Grade 5

Food Bank

  • Collection of non-perishable food items  to benefit New Hope Ministries
  • In-house emergency food bank

National Day of Prayer Service

  • Gather together as believers in the community to pray for our nation

Thank Offering Barrels

  • Daily acts of worship motivated by a sense of gratitude to God and expressed by our stewardship through prayers and gifts

Barrels are collected on the first Sunday in May

  • Offering used to support missions, Winebrenner Seminary, youth and family life, church planting, etc.

Vacation Bible School

  • Held one week during the summer for children ages 4 through Grade 5
  • Children learn about the Bible through songs, devotions, skits, lessons, crafts and games
  • VBS offerings go to a special project
  • Closing program for parents

Youth Mission Trip

  • Connects teenagers to God, each other and communities through life-changing Christ-centered mission trips
  • Grades 7-12