Ministry Teams

The life and work of St. John’s

We are:
Part of God’s loving family.
Called to be caring, reaching out to each other, our neighbours, and all of God’s people.
Committed to nurturing our Christian faith through
Worship, Study, Fellowship and Service.
Striving to exemplify the life and love of Jesus Christ

How we “live” the life and work of St. Johns United Church

At St. John’s, our life and work has been organized into ten volunteer teams that work on behalf of the Board, Ministry staff, Trustees and wider congregation in the following way:

teams

Worship & Spiritual Growth

  • Music programming, choirs
  • Music Director
  • Section leaders and soloists
  • Lay readers
  • Chancel Guild
  • Sunday Worship
  • Prayer groups
  • Youth services
  • Alternative Worship
  • Messy Church
  • G.O.D. Headquarters
 

  • Youth Group
  • Vacation Bible School
  • Adult faith education
  • Bible Studies
  • Breakfast at Dawn
  • Library
  • Curriculum planning & development
  • Memorial Flowers
  • Small Groups
  • Ushers

Communication & Administration

  • Office Administrator
  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Privacy & confidentiality
  • Presbytery representation
  • Internal communication-staff, board teams, congregation
  • External communication-community public,
  • Archives & history
  • Policies & procedures
  • Use of facilities
  • Rental management
  • Technology & Equipment

Power Of One (Outreach)

  • Partner Research and Planning
  • Fundraising for outreach initiatives
  • Outreach education
  • Disaster relief initiatives

Pastoral Care

  • Faith & Wellness
  • Visits to seniors
  • Visits to Hospitals
  • Senior’s communion services

Property

  • Sexton
  • Garden maintenance
  • Property maintenance and enhancement

Stewardship

  • Program development, assessment and enhancement
  • Elder development, management, visits
  • Regular givings development
  • Bequest initiatives in conjunction with trustees
  • Grants

Congregational Life

  • Fellowship events and activities
  • Sunday driver scheduling
  • Flower distribution
  • Hospitality
  • Welcome to newcomers

Finance & Fundraising

  • Accounting for Church operations
  • Treasurer
  • Budgeting for Church operations
  • Bankers and Counters
  • Offering Envelope management
  • Fundraising program management

Ministry & Personnel

  • Human resources
  • Contract management

Nominating & Congregational Development

  • Leader development and education
  • Member and volunteer development
  • Recruitment & nomination of team
    members and leaders