Sunday Worship - One Service @ 11 AM in the Sanctuary

We need you!

Community Group

Build Community!

Join with other people in a small group setting for Fellowship, Community & Learning!
Lead Or Join a Small Group!

Contact: Mark Kimbrough


Acolytes Ministry


Acolytes Bring the Light to Worship!
Description
Acolytes participate as helpers in worship.
They light candles, help with communion, assist Pastor during Baptisms, and carry the light out of worship at the end of service.
This is a GREAT opportunity to get your child involved in WORSHIP and SERVICE

Time Commitment
Come 15 minutes before service to robe up and get candlelighters ready.
Serve In Altar Area during Worship & help when asked.
Attend a short time of Acolyte Training provided by pastor and leader.


 Bereavement Team

  The Bereavement Team Serves With Compassion
To Those Suffering Loss

Recruit Church Members Who Want to Serve in Time of Loss
Communicate With Church Office About Death of Members
Contact Families of those Suffering a Loss
Determine the Immediate Needs of the Family
Contact Small Groups, Sunday School Classes, Friends To Help Supply Foods
Be Present at Service and After to Help With Hospitality
Receive & Provide Refreshments/Food After Funeral Services
Help Us By Supplying Cookies!

Leader & Team Members Needed

Communion ministry

Eat this Bread—Drink This Cup & Remember ME
Description
We provide and purchase bread and juice for Communion
We come early to prepare the elements and the altar
We Assist the Pastor in serving
We Recruit servers to serve the communion to the congregation monthly

Time Commitment
We need Servers monthly during worship and for Special Services
It would be awesome if you could help with set up and clean up afterwards

         Serve in this ministry - It will enrich your life!

      Leader: Lee Ann Hess


    Eagle’s Wings Ministry
 “Encourage one another and build each other, as indeed you are doing.”
1 Thessalonians 5-11

We Love, Encourage, Support & Uplift those who need it!
Visit church members and their family during surgeries in hospitals
Make contact with homebound members if they would like to receive visits.
Send cards and do home visits to members who are ill. (Materials provided)

Time Requirement…
     The time required is up to each participant.
We Bring SUNSHINE to others!

 Leader:  Carol Rogers


Katy First Kids
  Katy First Kids is the Umbrella for all our Children’s Ministries!

 The Church Nursery
    Children’s Sunday School
                    Children’s Church & Worship
                          Little People’s School
                           Summer Day Camps
                          Vacation Bible School
               Special & Seasonal Children’s Events

                We Need YOU to Make Them Excellent!

            Sign Up Today!

Children’s Sunday School
Description:
Teachers/Teacher Assistants needed for kids from 3 years to 5th grade.
Work with excellent Bible Based UMC Curriculum provided by Katy First
Implement & Plan Lessons and activities weekly for eager Learners!
A great place to learn, have fun and serve the Lord in Children’s Ministries
Time Requirements:  
Sundays 9:30 to 10:45 AM
Teach with a Friend or Team
Flexible Schedule & Rotation Available with Multiple Teachers  

      Interim Leader:  Kay Lynn Fenn

children’s church
   Sing, Dance & Talk to Jesus!

Description:
children’s Church is for children 3 years to 5th Grade & takes place after the Children’s Time in 11:00 Worship
Curriculum will be provided by Katy First
We need Leaders (to help with planning/implementing)
We also need Helpers to assist during the activities  
Time Requirements:  
Be present at 11 AM Worship on Sundays
Escort children from worship to learning space or to playground
Lead activities until parents arrive at Noon to 12:15

      Interim Leader:  Kay Lynn Fenn

Children’s Sunday School
Description:
Teachers/Teacher Assistants needed for kids from 3 years to 5th grade.
Work with excellent Bible Based UMC Curriculum provided by Katy First
Implement & Plan Lessons and activities weekly for eager Learners!
A great place to learn, have fun and serve the Lord in Children’s Ministries
Time Requirements:  
Sundays 9:30 to 10:45 AM
Teach with a Friend or Team
Flexible Schedule & Rotation Available with Multiple Teachers  

      Interim Leader:  Kay Lynn Fenn

Nursery Workers
Time Requirements:  
Time: Sunday mornings 9:30am to 12:30pm, and some other nights as needed
Age: Adults, young adults and high school students 10th-12th grade
Safe Sanctuary Training Required.

Description:
Looking for responsible workers who love babies and young children
Reading stories, supervising play and interaction with these angels!
This is a great opportunity to serve by caring for our children.
Paid positions are also available.

Come Love our littles!

            Leader:  Irene Wells

Lay liturgists
Description
Lay Persons needed who are willing to participate in Worship Service
Leading Prayers, Reading Scripture, Leading Creeds, Narrations

Time Commitment
Preparation by reading through the scripture or reading at home
Being present in worship service to do the reading.
Being available to practice, rehearse other readings.


                Leader Is Needed

Levites Ministry
Description
Levites do odd jobs, repairs and projects that need doing around the church.
Bring your expertise and “handyman” vibe to keep building/grounds in repair!

Time Commitment
We have traditionally met on Wednesday mornings for coffee & planning
Time is determined by each project and task.
Usually happens during office hours, but the time is up to you!


Contact: Rey Veselka

Missions Ministry
Reaching Out to Our Community & World
To Be the Hands and Feet of Jesus
Description:
Join with other Team Members to support the Mission & Outreach of our Church
Plan & Attend Mission opportunities
Repair Homes, Reach out to communities in peril. Respond after/during disasters
Promote acts of mercy and love to the vulnerable in Katy. (Homeless, immigrants)

Time Commitment
Attend Meetings, stay informed about needs/bring ideas/opportunities to the team
BE MISSION MINDED!

          Leader: Bud Ramser

Music & Worship Arts
Places To Serve in Music & Worship Arts

Festival Choir
Celebration Singers Youth
Musical Monday Funday Children’s Choirs
Worship Team
Sanctuary Ringers
Instrumentalists
 

Contact:  Barry Barrios

     
United Methodist Men
Meetings  
Meet for breakfast on the 2nd Saturday of each month
Food, Fellowship, Education, Spiritual Growth & Fun

Description:
Methodist Men help with church projects, dinners, and special donations  
The Sweetheart Banquet, Church Barbeques, and other events help fund     Mission Projects
We have special speakers for some of the monthly meetings
 
Leaders: David Chastain, Mike Ellisor, Derek Spier, Dennis Gordon


Ushers & Greeters
Welcome People To Worship!
Description
Greet visitors and members with a friendly face & a bulletin
Help direct people to seating—especially if they are new
Help with campus directions to restrooms, coffee and classes
Collect offering, do worship count & help straighten Sanctuary after service

Time Commitment
Arrive 20 minutes before the Service & stay to tidy afterwards
Options: Serve EVERY week/4 Consecutive Sundays for a Month/At your service
Serve at 8:30, 11:00 Worship / At special services / If time is limited, Serve as a Sub!

 


      United Methodist 
Women of Faith

Formerly United Methodist Women (UMW)

ALL Women of the Church are invited to participate in this group organized for…
     
     Mission, Fellowship, Spiritual Growth, Mission Projects & Fun!

                          Monthly Circle Meetings
         Participation in special events


   Join Women In Ministry & Service    

Worship TEAm
Description
Works with Director of Music & Fine Arts
Plans worship & Prepares Sanctuary for seasons of Church Year
Decorates sanctuary for Lent, Advent and special services.
Provides Lay Readers, Speakers for Dramas, Cantatas and other events

Time Commitment
Attend monthly/Seasonal Meetings and work with decor teams for special services. (During Holy Week, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Christmas Eve, etc.

    Do You Have a Gift for Worship?

 
Contact: Barry Barrios

Altar Creation Team
Description  
Creation of seasonal & Liturgical Altars that enhance Worship experiences during Lent, Advent, Thanksgiving, Baptism of the Lord, World Communion, and on other holy seasons and days.
Employees the Spiritual Gift of Craftsmanship (referenced in Exodus 25 and 31 in the building of the Temple) as well as the Spiritual gifts of Praise and Worship.
Worship Closet on 2nd Floor Education Building is available for use, supplied with many fabrics, candles, and other Christian symbols, icons and artifacts. Personal items and decor may also be used for the creation!
Other spaces in Narthex and Connection Center may be included in the decor.  

Time Commitment
Access to the Sanctuary during office hours and whatever time is needed to create is up to the individual person and their creative process.  


Led by Karen Dorris and Karen House Morrison 


Youth Group

Requirements:
Time: Most Sunday Nights from 4:30-7:30pm
Age: College age or older, you don’t have to have kids in youth!

Description:
Work with our Junior High and High School Youth.
Typical Sunday Night you would meet to go over the lesson together before youth arrive. Then enjoy some free time and dinner with the youth before the lesson and a game.

Leaders: Ben Middleton & Samantha Pantermuehl



Youth Missions
Two Main Options:
Junior High Mission Trip- 4 days- June 1-June 4
Do mission with our JH students, along with students from Holy Covenant and St. Peter’s as we work in Galveston
UM ARMY for High School Students- 7 days- July 9-July 15
Location TBD
Work with HS students from our region to do things like build wheelchair ramps, paint, demo, yard work, etc.  Or be there to share the faith (other non-construction type opportunities too!).
You DO NOT have to have a youth going on the trip to serve!!
Do you know of another way our Youth can serve?!?  Let Danielle know!
 

   Leader: Danielle Harris