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Put Your Gifts to Work for the Kingdom

A vibrant church is one in which every believer humbly and wholeheartedly serves. If you’re looking for a place to use the gifts God has given you for Kingdom purposes, begin by taking the Spiritual Gifts Inventory below so we can know how to best place you. We'd love to have you do this before you volunteer, but if your time is limited, you can sign up for any volunteer opportunity in less than a minute using the "Join the Team button" on any posting.

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Archive Transcriptionist

Volunteers are needed to transcribe handwritten documents from First Pres history, so that they can be archived in a more useful format.  Our current project is to transcribe the minutes from our very first Session book. The meeting had a total of two attending: our first pastor Henry Gage, and our first elder Edward Copley. Pastor Gage...

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Slide Scroller for Worship

Assist with worship by running the slides for songs, scripture, sermon, etc. on Sunday morning. The time commitment is rehearsal with the band beginning at 7:45 on Sunday morning and continuing through the 11:00 service. Scrollers are needed primarily for contemporary worship, although there is the possibility of cross training for all...

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If you have a heart to serve but aren't sure where to begin, take the Spiritual Gifts Inventory. Then send us an email via the button below to let us know you're interested in serving, and we'll help you find the place that best fits you!

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A/V Support for Launchpoint

Help set up and run sound and visuals (slides/video) for our monthly Launchpoint meeting. Training can be provided if needed by our A/V staff. Commitment is one Sunday night per month (third Sunday of each month). 

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High School Ministry Hospitality Volunteer

Make our High Schoolers feel welcomed and loved! Set up and oversee the check in computers, welcome new students, meet kids and answer questions for parents. Hospitality volunteers help by: Making sure the students are checked in Letting parents know when and where to drop off and pick up the kids Gathering information from and...

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I-78 Hospitality Volunteer

Make our older Middle Schoolers feel welcomed and loved! Set up and oversee the check in computers, welcome new students, meet kids and answer questions for parents. Hospitality volunteers help by: Making sure the students are checked in Letting parents know when and where to drop off and pick up the kids Gathering...

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Route 56 Hospitality Volunteer

Make our younger Middle Schoolers feel welcomed and loved! Set up and oversee the check in computers, welcome new students, meet kids and answer questions for parents. Hospitality volunteers help by: Making sure the students are checked in Letting parents know when and where to drop off and pick up the kids Gathering...

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Christmas Eve Parking Team

Help direct worshippers to open parking for one or more of our Christmas Eve services. (Outdoor assignment.)  More than 300 total volunteers are needed to welcome guests and church family members who come to worship on Christmas eve. Volunteers will attend an important training on December 19 from 6:30 to 8:00pm and sign up for specific...

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Christmas Eve Heavenly Hosts

Welcome and direct worshippers inside the church buildings for one or more of our Christmas Eve services.  More than 300 total volunteers are needed to welcome guests and church family members who come to worship on Christmas Eve. Volunteers will attend an important training on December 19 from 6:30 to 8:00pm and commit to serve for 60...

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Children's Ministries Check-in & Welcome Team

Welcoming and smiling faces needed once a month from 9:45-10:05 Sunday mornings to help families check in their children for Sunday School. (4 volunteers needed.)

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Children's Ministries K-4th Grade Sunday School Shepherds

Loving hearts are needed once to twice a month from 9:45-11:00 Sunday mornings to care for a flock of children in the Connection, Sunday School for ages K through 4th. Shepherds don't need to prepare lessons—just accompany children to their assigned room for the day, where workshop leaders teach the lessons. (4 volunteers...

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Children's Ministries K-4th Grade Sunday School Worship Leader

Come join our Worship Team for the Connection leading children in song once a month from 10:00-10:15 Sunday mornings. (1-2 volunteers needed.)

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Children's Ministries K-4th Grade Sunday School Workshop Leader

Loving teachers are needed to lead lessons and activities for 2-4 months in the Connection for ages K - 4th.

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Children's Ministries K-4th Grade Sunday School Substitute

Substitutes are needed to fill in for Shepherds or Workshop Leaders. Join our Sub Team and help out once a month or whenever you are available. (6 volunteers needed.)

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IHN/Family Promise Team

Four times every year, First Pres hosts four families who would otherwise be homeless, providing food, shelter and community. Many volunteers are needed, including overnight hosts, set-up/tear-down, evening hosts, and team members to buy groceries and make hot meals. The next hosting period is November 26 -December 3. Selecting "Join the...

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GTW Set-Up/Server

Help set up the dining room and serve meals during GTW. 3:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Qualifications Able to perform light physical work and stand for 2 to 3 hours. If a minor, able to be accompanied by an adult Compassionate and friendly to guests Able to bend, squat, reach and be able to lift at least 20 pounds Duties Some food prep...

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GTW Cashier

Help welcome guests and sell meal tickets during GTW (4:30-6:30 p.m.) Qualifications Must be able to handle money Good with a credit card machine. Compassionate and friendly to guests  Duties Selling Tickets for the GTW Meal Running credit cards through a machine provided Stamping meal cards Environment Serve...

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Christmas Eve Nursery Volunteer

Join us at one of our Christmas Eve services in the nursery. Make crafts, sing songs and play with our children. We need several volunteers to keep our children safe and well cared for. Service times with nursery are 12:00, 2, 4, 5:30 and 7 p.m. Please indicate your availability in the comment box below.  Interested? Let us know...

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Midweek Nursery Volunteer

Come serve in the nursery Tuesday or Thursday mornings. We have many children of mothers/grandmothers attending Bible studies or MOPS. Come take care of our littles along with our regular paid staff members. Extra hands and loving arms are welcome! Please indicate your availability in the comments field below. We are especially in need of...

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Sunday Morning Nursery Volunteer

Serve alongside our staff on Sunday mornings during one of our four service times. Nursery is available every Sunday for all four services, so lots of eyes and hands are needed. Can you sing, do simple crafts, or tell Bible stories creatively? We need you!

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Cookie Brigade

If you enjoy baking cookies, we need you! Homemade cookies are needed throughout the year for memorial service receptions.  Providing homemade cookies to those who have experienced a loss of a loved one is a great way to offer encouragement to families of First Pres. There are two simple ways to participate: 1) Just bring a batch...

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Easter Usher

Ushers help welcome, direct and seat worshipers on Easter morning Sanctuary services: 7:30am, 9:00am, 11:00am Worship Center services: 10:00am and 12:00pm Here’s what you’ll be volunteering to do… Please report to the usher’s closet 45 minutes before your assigned service. Please offer hospitality, be attentive...

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Easter Parking Team

Parking volunteers are the first point of welcome on Easter Sunday. The team helps drivers and pedestrians stay safe and helps worshipers find parking quickly for Easter worship. Sanctuary services: 7:30am, 9:00am, 11:00am Worship Center services: 10:00am and 12:00pm Here’s what you’ll be volunteering to do… Please...

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Easter Food Service Team

Food service volunteers help welcome guests by running our refreshment stations on Easter morning.  Food Service shifts are 5-7:30am, 6:00-8:00, 7:30-10:00 and 10:00am-12:30pm. Here’s what you’ll be volunteering to do… Deliver trays of pastries and containers of beverages Please replenish all stations and keep neat...

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Easter Host

Play a key role in welcoming Easter worshipers and guests Sanctuary services: 7:30am, 9:00am, 11:00am Worship Center services: 10:00am and 12:00pm Your primary responsibilities are to represent Jesus Christ while: Welcoming worshippers and assisting them with traffic flow Directing young families to the nursery Assisting elderly and...

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Easter Nursery Volunteer

Join us at one of our Easter services in the nursery. Make crafts, sing songs and play with our children. We need several volunteers to keep our children safe and well cared for. Service times with nursery are 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 and 12:00. Please indicate your availability in the comment box below. 

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Plaza Reception Desk Volunteer

Looking for friendly and welcoming people to volunteer at the Plaza Reception Desk on weekdays.  Responsibilities include Answering the phone Greeting people as they enter the building Directing guests and giving information The Plaza Reception Desk is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m...

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Get-Set Preschool Bus Rider

Get-Set Preschool is our high-quality free preschool offered to our downtown and SE Colorado Springs neighbors.  Minister to kids and assist bus drivers on pick-up or drop-off routes by riding along once per week. 

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Get-Set Preschool Reader

Get-Set Preschool is our high-quality free preschool offered to our downtown and SE Colorado Springs neighbors.  Minister to kids and assist teachers by reading to children in the classroom once per week. 

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Get-Set Preschool "Cook"

Get-Set Preschool is our high-quality free preschool offered to our downtown and SE Colorado Springs neighbors.  You don't need too much culinary experience to bless children in the Get-Set dining room. If you can assemble sandwiches and heat and serve a pan of lasagna, you can do this! Cooks commit to serving one to two times per...

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Get-Set Preschool Classroom Helper

Get-Set Preschool is our high-quality free preschool offered to our downtown and SE Colorado Springs neighbors.  Minister to students and help teachers by assisting in the classroom once per week. 

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Vacation Bible School Group Leaders

Shepherds a "flock" of children throughout the week of VBS, July 10-14 from 9:00-12:00. Group leaders will greet their flock of children each morning in the Worship Center, and guide them through rotation activities in The Connection(on the 3rd floor). Training will be held, Sunday, July 9 from 12:45 - 1:45. Lunch will be...

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Vacation Bible School Activity Leaders

Leaders will be able to choose which workshop they would like to facilitate, to include Bible story, service project, game, or snack rotations throughout the week of VBS, July 10-14, 9:00 - 12:00. All of the lessons and materials will be prepared and provided for you. Training will be held, Sunday, July 9 from 12:45 - 1:45. Lunch will...

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Vacation Bible School Worship Leaders

Lead children in opening worship time in our new Worship Center throughout the week of VBS, July 10-14, from 9:00 - 12:00. Leaders will be able to share their musical gifts as children learn new worship songs, connecting to our "God is on the Move" mission for the week. Training will be held, Sunday, July 9 from 12:45 - 1:45. Lunch will be...

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Alpha Host

Alpha is an 8 week course designed for those who are outside of the church- those who have walked away from the faith or the church or those who have yet to hear the good news of Jesus and aren’t yet followers of Jesus. Each night consists of a meal, a talk, and time in small groups. Each night we discuss a core aspect of the Christian...

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Springs Rescue Mission Resource Center Volunteers

One of our local partners, Springs Rescue Mission, is looking for individuals or groups to help out in their Resource Center. They are needing people to come in anywhere from once a week to once a month to assist in helping those coming to the Resource Center in a variety of ways.

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Alpha Meal Host

The Alpha course offers dinner before class and is in need of meal hosts for Sept 6th, 13th, and 20th.  The class meets at 6:30 p.m. at The Commons on Tejon St.  You can drop the food off at The Commons (332 N Tejon Street) the day of the session for which you choose to provide food. For September 6 we will need food for 40-50...

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Grilled Cheese Monday

We serve hundreds of grilled cheese sandwiches to Palmer High School students every Monday. Many volunteers are needed from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to help grill, clean up, greet kids and fellowship. Questions? Contact the Student Ministry Office using the form below, call us at 884-6220 with questions, or just come by the Weber Street Center...

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Hurricane Harvey Relief

A team of 8-10 will assist with cleanup efforts in Houston. Fellow ECO congregation Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church has done a great job of organizing to provide real help to their hurricane-devastated neighbors. We'll partner with their cleanup teams and Samaritan’s Purse each day. Cost will be $200 and...

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Trunk or Treat-Trunk Decorating

Bless kids and families by decorating a trunk and providing treats for Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 28. You will need to have your vehicle in the Weber Street parking lot by 3:30 p.m. and plan to stay until 6:15pm. Parking lot gates will be closed during the event to ensure the safety of kids participating. 

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Trunk or Treat-Candy Distributors

Survey the parking lot to help make sure all trunks have enough candy as it gets distributed throughout the evening. Arrive in the Weber Street parking lot by 3:45pm on Saturday, October 28.

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Trunk or Treat-Welcome Team

Greet families as they arrive, help them get acclimated by pointing out where things are located. Arrive by 3:45pm on Saturday, October 28 in the Weber Street parking lot.

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Trunk or Treat-Popcorn & Beverage Hosts

Help brew/serve coffee to parents, hot cocoa to kids, and pop/serve popcorn to families. Arrive by 3:45pm to the Weber Street lawn on Saturday, October 28.

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Life and Safety Ministry

Life and Safety creates a safe and secure environment for the people of First Pres, and serves as a caring presence for neighbors experiencing homelessness or other difficult circumstances who visit our facilities.

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Refugee Life Skills/ESL Volunteer

First Pres will again host Life Skills ESL classes for refugees on Monday and Wednesday mornings, beginning in January. Volunteers are needed to assist in the classroom. Training is required and will be provided. Contact the City and Global Engagement for more information.

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Women's Refugee Sewing Group

Do you sew? Can you spare 2 hours a month to help African refugee women work on sewing projects? Contact the City and Global Engagement office for more information.

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Christmas Decorating

Advent decorating volunteers needed 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 28 through December 1. Instructions cheerfully given! Because of safety concerns, adults only, please. Please include the day and times you are available in the comments box below.  Interested? Tell us here: 

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ESM Donation Sunday

First Pres was one of the 8 founding churches that started ESM. We collect food to help stock their food pantry every first Sunday of the month. Bring in anything from canned or boxed goods, laundry detergent, diapers, Bibles, or maybe even a teddy bear. Carts will be placed in the Plaza and in the Weber Street parking lot.

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Christmas Eve Usher

Ushers help welcome, direct and seat worshipers on Christmas Eve. Sanctuary services: 10 a.m., 12, 2, 4, 5:30, 7 and 10:45 p.m. Worship Center services: 2 and 4 p.m. Ushers are especially needed at 12, 4, 7 and 10:45 p.m. Here’s what you’ll be volunteering to do… Please report to the ushers' closet 45 minutes before...

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