Ministries

We are shaped for serving God. We search out our spiritual gifts, “building up” the church along with “giving our lives” to others, by actively participating in the church’s ministries.

 

Christian Education

Sunday school

Vacation Bible School

Children’s Church

Cherub Church

Playgroup

Bible Studies

Camp Ministry

Age-related programs for children, youth, young adults, older adults, etc.

Prayer Meetings

 

Missions and Outreach

Hope Center at Hagerstown (Rescue Mission)

Ministries to needy

Quilters

Food Bank

Disaster Trips

Meals after funerals

 

Ministerial

Church-Pastor relationships

Church-Administrative relationships

Evaluations for Pastor and Administrative Assistant

 

Music & Worship

Ushers

Greeters

Nursery Care

Adult Choir

Children’s Choir

Choir robes

Sound System

Matters concerning Sanctuary

Living Nativity

Worship Leader

Praise Team

 

Nurture and Fellowship

Prayer Shawl and Prayer Bears

Church Picnic

Over 80 Dinners

 

Golden Rule

Mother-Daughter banquet

Program at Fahrney-Keedy

Card ministry

Christmas Bazaar

 

Membership & Evangelism

New member classes

Programs concerning Brethren Heritage and History

Maintain accurate membership records (work with Administrative Assistant)

See that members are classified according to current policies of the Church of the Brethren

 

Property

Upkeep of all property of the congregation

Building usage committee (sub-committee)

Provide for implementation of rules for the use of church facilities

 

Finance & Stewardship

Prepare annual budget

Supervise receipt & expenditure of all money

Educate congregation in matters of stewardship and encourage faithfulness in giving

Provide for annual audit of accounts, including auxiliary groups.

 

Nominating and Discernment

Nominating members for offices in the church

 

Emergency Fund

Help those in financial emergency need

 

Deacons

Assist in baptism, love feast, Holy Communion anointing

Help with visitation of members

Assist in membership classes

 

Cemetery

Maintain cemeteries and matters pertaining to cemeteries