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Someone stated that there are two important ways a follower of Jesus grows – daily intake of the Word and serving others.  Find your place to serve and grow!

Ministry Investment and Opportunities
Art / Hobbies

Media
Preparation of worship graphics with lyrics and backgrounds.
Qualifications
▌We will train.

Clerical

Filing
Music department- filing music.
Qualifications
▌Time – by your schedule

Editing
We have many projects that need to be edited and corrected.
Qualifications
▌Knowledge of proper grammar.
▌Time – by your schedule.

Custodial

Cleaning
■ Assigned class rooms.
Qualifications
▌Twice a week – after Sunday and Wednesday activities
▌Time – by your schedule

■ Assigned rest rooms.
Qualifications
▌Twice a week – after Sunday and Wednesday activities
▌Time – by your schedule

■ Assigned kitchens. Time – by your schedule
Qualifications
▌Time – by your schedule

■ Cobwebs
To first time visitors, clean and tidy is impressive. Cobwebs don’t fit the picture.Cobwebs continue appearing. We need people who will once a month go throughout facility or assigned areas and remove cobwebs.
Qualifications
▌General ability – extension broom provided.
▌Time – by your schedule

Cooking

Cooking
Assisting in preparing food for special events, particularly funerals. Cooking site must be authorized.Preparing food for shut ins, or those bereaved, or recovering hospitalization. Teaching cooking classes of specialty foods for combination of church members with non members of community as friendship evangelism
Qualifications
▌Love of people and cooking.
▌Time – by your schedule

Data Entry

Data Entry
Hobbies and Skills Data Entry
Entry and updating of Hobbies and Skills information into spread sheets.
Qualifications
▌Experience with data entry
▌Time at your discretion.

Green Thumb

Garden Club
Work as a team member in designing, planting and maintaining church properties Properties divided into plots with each plot being a part of master plan.
Qualifications
▌Love for gardening and desire in assisting team in making properties beautiful.
▌Time is at your own discretion and convenience.

Class Room Care
Making class rooms and meeting rooms beautiful with fresh plants. Responsible for care, watering, pruning and health of plants in assigned rooms of church properties.
Qualification
▌Love for gardening and desire in making properties beautiful.
▌Time is at your own discretion.

Managerial or Administration

Hobbies and Skills manager
Many people have filled out surveys listing their favorite hobbies and skills  indicating an interest in investing these hobbies and skills in ministry projects impacting our home church congregants or community. The Hobbies and Skill manager is responsible for strategizing the correlation of people with projects. They would be responsible for meeting with Strategizing Committee Members, of which they are chairman, and creating projects for individual hobbies and skills or organizing groups for ministry projects.
Qualifications
▌Organizational skills
▌Time is at your own discretion

Hobbies and Skills Data Entry
Entry and updating of Hobbies and Skills information into spread sheets.

Hobbies and Skills strategizing Committee Member
Meet with other Hobbies and Skills strategizing Committee Members to create and assign people with ministry tasks.
Qualifications
▌Creative mind.

Media

Camera Operators
It is amazing how many people log into bucyrusnazarene.com on a weekly basis out of curiosity or pain. The camera people are part of a three camera team with Media Director.
Qualifications
▌Training is not complicated and we have in service training. Camera people are in service during the music part of the service and are free to sit with family during the preaching.

Graphic designer
Preparation of worship graphics with lyrics and backgrounds
Qualifications
▌We will train.

Media Director
Directs camera people and creates design and flow for our media church family. Training on philosophy of production and instruction with equipment and procedures are provided. Since this is a new area of ministry, it is a great place to be on the ground floor of development.
Qualifications
▌An interest in design and an eye for balance with good judgement so creativity doesn’t detract from the message of the service.

Media Sound Technician
Responsible for mixing sound in the studio for all out of house media.
Qualifications
Some experience in mixing sound.
▌Excellent hearing
▌Experience with music.

Photographer / Videographer
Willing to assist with photo and video projects, i.e interviews, news reporting.
Qualifications
▌Experience with necessary equipment and basic knowledge of photography

Music

Filing
A person who enjoys filing and is available for occasional assignments.
Qualifications
▌Understanding of filing

Percussionist
We, the Celebration Orchestra, need a Percussionist for first (9 am) service.
Qualifications
▌Does not have to have previous experience. If you have a basic piano
knowledge and a good since of rhythm , we can teach needed technique. We
rehearse Wednesday evenings 8-9 pm.
Contact Keith Showalter 615-479-3319

Platform Manage (9 am service)
A pre service check to make sure platform is uncluttered and tidy.
Qualifications
▌An eye for neatness
Contact Keith Showalter 615-479-3319

Singing or playing an instrument.
We Are Praisers. We are striving to be skilled Praisers. We sing of the power of our God and we sing to prepare the hearts of those hurting to hear good news. We sing not for our glory but for His. We sing not from emotions but from obedience as we were created for His praise)
Qualifications
▌The ability to match pitches or the equivalent of high school proficiency on an instrument.
Contact Keith Showalter 615-479-3319

Service Skills

 Construction
Interest in projects of prop building, sets, remodeling, etc.
Qualifications
▌Strong Back
▌Willingness to learn or join with others in a project in different levels of construction.
▌Time and needs – project oriented.

Automobile maintenance
We have widows and widowers, recently divorced, or single parents who would deeply appreciate someone who would be on call for assisting in basic auto upkeep (oil change and information on other auto issues).
Qualifications
▌Fundamental knowledge and ability regarding automobiles.
▌Time is as available

Snow Removal for widows and retirees 
There are those among our fellowship that find it difficult physically to remove snow from the steps and sidewalks.  You could be a life saver for them. They are retired, physically handicapped or weak because of age. Contact our church and adopt one or two of these individuals.  When ever it snows, just drop by and be an answer of prayer in their lives.
Qualifications:
▌Of sound mind and body.

 

Social Interaction

BNC Safety Team
The safety of God’s people is a great privilege and responsibility. People come to BNC expecting a place that is loving and safe and a place of peace. A great part of that sense of security is because of our security team.
Qualifications
▌Passing security clearance with local law enforcement.
▌On going training in modern techniques of de-escalation, confrontation, legal process.
▌Concealed weapon permit is not necessary or desired. We are looking for men and women of courage and good judgement.

Greeter
Greeters are important for four reasons:
New people are GIFTS from God. God has brought them to our church. We have prayed they would come. We are a FAMILY expecting guests. We have a welcoming God. We join with God in welcoming others. Within the first 7 minutes people. know if they will be returning.Greeters are the first to open the door of welcoming.
Qualifications
▌A love for people.
▌Dependable
▌A wholesome appearance.
▌Training and refreshing by short videos

Hospital Ministry
Interest in encouraging people in hospitals. 2-3 minute calls room to room – offering short prayer if desired.
Qualifications
▌Willingness to attend hospital information and training class (usually 2-3 hours)
▌Training by BNC pastor – usually visiting hospital together once or twice.
▌Time according to your schedule and that of hospital.

Host or hostess
Questions that might be asked by visitors are:
Where do I go and what do I do?
What is there for children and teens?
When and where do they meet?
How do I get there?
Where are the restrooms?
While “greeters” greet and befriend our regulars, hosts and hostesses meet and care for our guests and returnees.
Qualifications
▌A love for people.
▌Dependable
▌A wholesome appearance.
▌Training and refreshing by short videos

Hunter’s Club
Qualifications

▌interest in hunting

Ladies Ministry Director
Christian women need opportunities to meet in areas of interest for fellowship, spiritual growth and mutual interest. The director is responsible for creating these opportunities and developing a board for implementation of above activity. Strategies could include specially dinners, guest specialty speakers, or activity demonstration or training.
Qualifications
▌Director must be a Christian and interviewed by pastor. Needs to have organizational skills and a desire to evangelize and nurture women through mutual interests.

Medical Team
Be willing to provide emergency assistance at church activities up to the level of your medical training.
Qualifications
▌Some medical training
▌Interest in being 1st responder.
▌Validated by present medical team members.

Men’s Activity Director
Christian men need opportunities to meet in areas of interest for fellowship, spiritual growth and mutual interest. The director is responsible for creating these opportunities and developing a board for implementation of above activity. Strategies could include specialty dinners, guest specialty speakers, or activity demonstration or training.
Qualifications
▌Director must be a Christian and interviewed by pastor. Needs to have
organizational skills and a desire to evangelize and nurture men through mutual
interests.

Men’s Sports Director
A great way of fellowship is men being together in sports they enjoy. The director is responsible for discovering sports that our men are interested in and then finding ways of experiencing those activities with others of like interests. It could include creating teams that participate in sports or going to local or professional games together. Might include organizing mentoring groups that invest time in the life of a single parent child by attending their sport activities, teaching them sport skills or join with other dads and mentors in professional sporting games.
Qualifications
▌Leadership ability
▌Love and knowledge of sports.
▌A single or married man of spiritual integrity.

Movie Night Director
When our culture is not overly protective of the family, we want to assist families as many ways as possible. We need someone (or a family) who would organize and facilitate FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES (perhaps once a month). A night when families could come after a rough day, enjoy popcorn and other refreshments while watching a wholesome film together. This could be your opportunity to impact families across our city and county.
Qualifications
▌Someone or couple with organizational skills and a strong sense of appropriate
selection of films.
▌We have needed equipment and facility. It would need to be self funding but as inexpensive as possible.

Parking member.
Parking attendants are the first impression makers. Most people know within seven minutes if the will return and parking attendants are the initial smiles that says, “You are welcomed.” They are the people who assists in finding a parking spot and making sure our guests know which is the main entrance. They have a friendly face and a warm smile.
Qualifications
▌Good judgement, warm personality, and appreciation for all types of weather.
▌Training and refreshing by short videos.

Senior Adult Visitation
A great opportunity is friendship ministry. It’s a warm smile, and interested conversation with many do do not have an opportunity for social interaction. There are two areas of opportunity. Home bound but still able to take care of themselves. Those who are in living facilities.
Qualifications
▌Love and interest in Senior citizens.
▌The ability to interest and inspire these wonderful people to optimism about
opportunities they can still be involved in.
▌Time and the number of homes and people is at your discretion.

Van Drivers
Senior citizens, shuts-ins and those living in health care centers are often dependent on our van service program. If interested in being a part of this team contact our BNC office.
Qualifications
▌Between 18 and 67 years of age.
▌Valid driver’s license with clean driving record.

Mentor a child
There are children in our church and community who have no healthy father figure in the home.  You could “adopt one or two of these and include them once a month in one of you fun or service activities.  It might be such activities as:  working on a car, fishing, golfing, snow removal for a shut in, hobby, going for a coke, going along to another town on an errand, include them in a family activity, or any opportunity for them to spend time with a man.
Qualifications
▌Desire to be a role model.
▌Willing to be accountable to the parent and to the church.
▌Physical, mentally, and spiritually mature.
▌An interest in being a Godly example to a child.

Teaching

Divorce Recovery for Children
We have a Divorce Recovery for adults going through the pain of divorce, but we desire a program for the children who are hurting with pain they are not responsible for or cannot control. Classes would run simultaneously with adult classes.
Qualifications
▌Spiritual gift of teaching or successful history of teaching and a desire to minister to hurting children.

Music Lessons
There are children in our church and community who cannot afford instrumentallessons. Lessons would be free or at greatly reduced rates for eligible children.
Qualifications
▌Proficient in given instruments with love for children.
▌Time is at your own discretion

Tutoring
A willingness to tutor students in educational subjects where student needs extra assistance.
Qualifications
▌Time framework decided between you and student.
▌A Christian mentor impact the life of a young person.