Ministry Opportunities at First Mennonite

The wide number of ministry opportunities are divided up into six core ministries. Each ministry has a chairperson that is part of our Church Council. 

Worship

The worship ministry tends to planning and resourcing worship and music for Sunday morning services.

Includes:
Worship Music, Floral decorations, Recording of Worship Service, Projector/Sound, Christmas Eve Service

Talk with Denice Klassen if you'd like to be involved in the Worship Ministry.

Hospitality

The hospitality ministry tends to welcoming, including, and connecting with people within and beyond the congregation.

Includes:
Social, Sharing & Caring, Greeters, Ushers, Newsletter, Supper Clubs, Nursery, Fellowship Nights

Talk with Kaitlen Ortman if you'd like to be invoved in the Hospitality Ministry.

Stewardship

The stewardship ministry tends to maintaining and using property, finances, and physical resources faithfully.

Includes:
Trustees, Treasurer, Audit, Building Coordinator, Endowments, Groundskeeper, Church Staff

Talk with Alan Mueller if you'd like to be involved in the Stewardship Ministry.

Care

The care ministry tends to caring for needs and encouraging people in the congregation and to giving guidance to matters of membership and baptism.

Includes:
Deacons, Everence Representative, Visiting those in nursing homes, shut-ins and hospitals

Talk with Lois Loflin if you'd like to be involved in the Care Ministry.

Mission

The mission ministry tends to extending the reach of the congregation into the world through mission and service involvement.

Includes:
Pine Village Nursing Home (Moundridge), MCC (Mennonite Central Committee) /MDS (Mennonite Disaster Service), Fall Festival (Bethel College Event), Annual Mission Supper, German/Russian Verenike Supper

Talk with Dwight Mueller if you'd like to be involved in the Mission Ministry.

Nurture

The nurture ministry tends to nurturing faith formation and Christian education.

Includes:
Church Library, Vacation Bible School, Fellowship time, Sunday School, Bible Studies, Kids Club

Talk with Debbie Nightingale if you'd like to be involved in the Nurture Ministry.

Additional Ministries and Teams

DISCERNMENT TEAM
The Discernment Team tends to discerning and encouraging the gifts, talents, and interests of the members by asking the vital question, "What are our resources?" and presents for congregational approval the slate of Church Council Members each year.

Talk with Joyce Franz if you'd like to be involved with the Discernment Team.
VISION TEAM
The Vision Team tends to visioning and goal setting by asking the vital question: "Where are we going?" and provides counsel and accountability to the pastor.

Talk with Arnita Haury if you'd like to be involved with the Vision Team.
MOM'S GROUP
A group of young mothers gather at First Mennonite in the basement every other Thursday for quiet time, fellowship, Bible Study, prayer and more.

Childcare is provided by trained First Mennonite and community church members in the basement. Snacks, music, stories, puzzles and many games provided.