Care Ministry Volunteers2020-10-02T16:51:23-05:00

Care Ministry Volunteer Opportunities

Community Care: Hillcrest Transitional Housing2020-10-06T15:51:41-05:00

Ministry Area:           One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:             Dan Sbisa

Approximate time commitment per week: Based on team’s duties

Related Skills/Gifts:   Ability to perform duty assigned per team (shopping, cleaning, maintenance, graduation)

Duties/Responsibilities: Serve on one of a variety of teams that maintains the Timothy apartment at Hillcrest Transitional Housing in Lee’s Summit; provide support to our residents, through encouraging cards, gift cards and meals

Community Care: Annual Memorial Blood Drive2020-10-06T15:48:57-05:00

Ministry Area:           One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:             Mary Reed

Approximate time commitment per week: 6-8 hours prior to blood drive; 12 hours during event weekend

Related Skills/Gifts:   Ability to plan annual theme; communicate with Community Blood Center representative the plans for the event day; determine needs of CBC; plan/prepare complimentary lunch and any gifts given to participants (t-shirts); obtain funds for sponsorship (Thrivent grant)

Duties/Responsibilities:  Plan event with Care Minister and CBC rep 2 months in advance; secure funding from Thrivent; select theme and work to include it on give-away t-shirt and printed promotion pieces; determine lunch menu and purchase ingredients, then prepare; email previous blood drive participants and friends to encourage them to sign up to give blood; work with Care Minister to promote event to Timothy family and the community; set up display of Adam’s photos and blood drive t-shirts in lunch area; set up Timothy’s check-in table with list of registered donors and photos of Adam; be present throughout the day of the event to make sure donors’ needs are met (lunch, prizes, t-shirts)

Community Care: Live Well Community Fair2020-10-06T15:48:08-05:00

Ministry Area:           One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:             Give Commission as Lead; also Gather, Grow and Go Commissions

Approximate time commitment per week:  Varies by duties (planning, connecting with organizations, communicating with other commissions, week of event, event itself

Related Skills/Gifts: Organization skills; communication skills; vision to plan and make changes from event to event; ability to locate groups to participate and promote event to the public; ability to secure financial sponsorships

Duties/Responsibilities:  Prepare planning schedule; recruit volunteers for each area of job duties; determine public organizations that will participate and maintain communication with them until event date; plan event space and include needs of each organization; publicize event in the community; plan and implement program sequence (speakers); prepare event printed program; provide thank-you item for participating organizations

Office Support/Mark Bibles2020-10-06T15:47:21-05:00

Ministry Area:           One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:             Lois Warren

Approximate time commitment per week:  2-3 hours quarterly

Related Skills/Gifts:   Underline Scripture verses in Bibles per instructions; print directions; attach labels

Duties/Responsibilities:  Following instructions, underline 10-12 Scripture verses in paperback New Testaments given to community individuals who come to Timothy for financial assistance; print instructions at the bottom of each page; attach labels with additional information

Office Support/Card Cabinet2020-10-06T15:46:28-05:00

Ministry Area:           One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:             Janna Huddleston

Approximate time commitment per week:  1 hour monthly

Related Skills/Gifts:   Organize greeting cards by category; purchase/order cards for this ministry

Duties/Responsibilities:  Maintain supply of greeting cards in Fellowship Hall cabinet; display cards by category; turn in card donations from money box in cabinet to Care Minister

Office Support/Greeting Cards (bulletin prayers)2020-10-06T15:45:50-05:00

Ministry Area:           One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:             Lois Kuecker

Approximate time commitment per week:  1-2 hours weekly

Related Skills/Gifts:   Readable penmanship; maintain card supply/let Care Minister know when certain ones are needed

Duties/Responsibilities: Sign cards from Timothy’s Care Ministry, address envelopes for members who were included in bulletin/congregational email prayers and mail cards (postage provided by Timothy)

Benevolence/Journey to the Manger2020-10-06T15:45:09-05:00

Ministry Area:           One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:             Esther Maxwell

Approximate time commitment: 3 hours on the second Sunday in December

Related Skills/Gifts:   Organize gifts according to family/organization; check off on list provided the gifts that are returned that day; place gifts in bags for each family/organization

Duties/Responsibilities:  As gifts are brought to the gathering area (Family Life Center), check off the gifts on the list of all gifts needed; place gifts in bags by family/organization for delivery; make note of missing gifts; repair any wrapping paper if needed for those gifts that require wrapping

Needed: A volunteer to work with the lay leader as needed the second Sun. in Dec.

Benevolence/Giving Tree2020-10-06T15:44:25-05:00

Ministry Area:           One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:             Esther Maxwell

Approximate time commitment per week: 2-3 hours weekly for two weeks in Nov.

Related Skills/Gifts:   Ability to use Word software to prepare tags; ability to cut paper or cards to prepare ‘ornament’ for each tag

Duties/Responsibilities: Prepare gift tags for Giving Tree to include information about each gift requested; hang tags on each of the two Giving Trees

Needed: A volunteer to work with the lay leader as needed in November.

Office Support/Financial Assistance Records2020-10-06T15:43:47-05:00

Ministry Area:           One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:             Esther Maxwell

Approximate time commitment per week: 30 minutes

Related Skills/Gifts: Ability to use Excel software program, generate an annual report based on categories of assistance (rent, gasoline, utilities, food); general filing abilities

Duties/Responsibilities:  Record financial assistance given to individuals from the community; filed printed documents in binder

Office Support/Grief Letters & Booklets2020-10-06T15:43:04-05:00

Ministry Area:           One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:             Esther Maxwell

Approximate time commitment per week: 1-2 hours

Related Skills/Gifts:   Ability to produce computer-generated letters, address envelopes and maintain records so booklets are mailed in timely manner through church office

Duties/Responsibilities:  Maintain records of relatives’ deaths of Timothy members; mail GriefShare letter invitation to all; for deaths of close relatives, send 4-part booklet series addressing the grieving process with spiritual support

Needed: A volunteer to work with the lay leader as needed throughout the year.

Office Support/Prayer Card Recorder2020-10-06T15:42:11-05:00

Ministry Area:           One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:             Lucy Johnson

Approximate time commitment per week: 1 hour in church office

Related Skills/Gifts:   Ability to use Basic Microsoft Office Programs on Timothy’s computer, including ability to use Excel; learn how to use Timothy’s ShelbyNext program

Duties/Responsibilities: Record and prepare prayers submitted during weekend services and listed in weekly congregational email for use by Timothy’s elders and those who send appropriate caring cards

NEEDED:      A volunteer to work 1-2 Mondays each month in this position

DivorceCare Facilitator2020-10-06T15:41:29-05:00

Ministry Area:           One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:             Team Leader

Approximate time commitment per week: During sessions, weekly attendance at DivorceCare for 2 hours each session; preparation ahead of time includes 1-2 hours weeky

Related Skills/Gifts: Good listener; ability to operate DVD player; facilitate group discussion; must be trained Congregational Care Minister; prefer Stephen Ministry training.

Duties/Responsibilities: Facilitate weekly sessions with participants; includes operating DVD player for lesson, providing questions to encourage discussion by participants; provides additional resources as needed/requested.

Needed: A volunteer to join the team as a facilitator; will include training.

Grief Share Facilitator2020-10-06T15:40:40-05:00

Ministry Area:           One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:             Team Leader

Approximate time commitment per week: During sessions, weekly attendance at GriefShare for 2 hours each session; preparation ahead of time includes 1-2 hours weekly

Related Skills/Gifts:  Good listener; ability to operate DVD player; facilitate group discussion; must be trained Congregational Care Minister; prefer Stephen Ministry training.

Duties/Responsibilities: Facilitate weekly sessions with participants; includes operating DVD player for lesson, providing questions to encourage discussion by participants; provides additional resources as needed/requested.

Caring Caller2020-10-06T15:40:02-05:00

Ministry Area:           One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:             Congregational Care Minister

Approximate time commitment per week: 1-2 hours per week

Related Skills/Gifts:   Has completed CCM training, strong personal relationship with the Lord, faithful worshipper, ability to talk on the phone in a friendly, caring manner

 

Duties/Responsibilities: Make calls on behalf of Timothy’s Care Ministry to determine any needs of the member (physical, spiritual) and to provide caring support, especially if the member is unable to attend worship and/or is homebound. Will offer prayer support through the prayer chain, congregational prayers and the support of a Stephen Minister.

Stephen Minister2020-10-06T12:16:02-05:00

Ministry Area:           One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:             Stephen Leaders

Approximate time commitment per week: 2.5 hours classroom time plus study time; once trained, 1-2 hours for meeting with care receiver; monthly reporting and ongoing education session

Related Skills/Gifts: Strong personal relationship with the Lord, faithful worshipper, active participation in Bible study or small group where Bible study takes place, regular financial giver with the tithe as the goal; good interpersonal skills.

 

Duties/Responsibilities: to meet weekly with assigned care receivers and pray for them daily, prepare for and participate in small group peer supervision and continuing education; stay connected to Jesus through personal Bible study and prayer time; serve as part of a larger team, honoring and praying for my fellow Stephen Ministers, Stephen Leaders and pastors.

Stephen Leader2020-10-06T12:15:09-05:00

Ministry Area:           One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:             Gary Williams, Roxanne Kerwood

Approximate time commitment per week: 1-5 hours/week, depending on training schedule

Related Skills/Gifts: Strong personal relationship with the Lord, faithful worshipper, active participation in Bible study or small group where Bible study takes place, regular financial giver with the tithe as the goal; good interpersonal skills; ability to train others in the fundamentals of Stephen Ministry; experience as a Stephen Minister is preferred.

 

Duties/Responsibilities: to build awareness of Timothy’s Stephen Ministry, solicit the commitment of our congregation to Stephen Ministry at every opportunity; to recruit, select and train Stephen Ministers at Timothy; use resources of our community to enrich the training and ongoing supervision of Stephen Ministry at Timothy; work with the Care Minister to identify members who could benefit from this confidential caring ministry; as needed, assign a trained caregiver who most appropriately fits a person’s need; supervise these caring relationships for continuing growth in the skills and practice of caring ministry.

Prayer Vigil Host2020-10-06T12:13:13-05:00

Ministry Area:           One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:             Prayer Vigil Coordinator

Approximate time commitment per week:  1-2 hours just prior to and during scheduled Prayer Vigils

Related Skills/Gifts: Leadership, mercy, encouragement, shepherding and intercession

Duties/Responsibilities:  Attend/host specified hours of prayer vigil; greet participants and provide direction

Prayer Vigil Coordinator2020-10-06T12:12:28-05:00

Ministry Area:           One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:             Gloria Cundiff

Approximate time commitment per week: 1-2 hours just prior to and during scheduled Prayer Vigils

Related Skills/Gifts:   Leadership, mercy, faith, encouragement, shepherding and intercession

Duties/Responsibilities:  Recruit Prayer Vigil Hosts to facilitate prayer time during Prayer Vigils; help plan, promote and encourage church-wide attendance for vigil.

Prayer Shawl Ministry2020-10-02T16:28:25-05:00

Ministry Area:                   One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:            Lucy Johnson

Approximate time commitment per week:        Monthly meeting to create prayer shawls (2 hours)

Related Skills/Gifts:           Leadership, mercy, encouragement, shepherding and intercession

Duties/Responsibilities:     Make prayer shawls with team on designated monthly date; pray over shawls as they are made.

NEEDED:      Someone to provide clerical support/notify participants of meetings; encourage new volunteers to participate

Congregational Care Minister2020-10-02T16:29:24-05:00

Ministry Area:                   One-to-One Care Ministry

Reports to:                       Care Minister

Approximate time commitment per week: 8 hours of training; volunteer time will vary with each care area

Related Skills/Gifts: Committed Christian who lives a life of faith through acts of mercy, at least 2 years as Timothy member whose worship attendance averages 75% over one year, active participation in Bible study or small group where Bible study takes place, regular financial giver with the tithe as the goal

Duties/Responsibilities: Serves in at least one area of care ministry for one year (see specific job descriptions)

Prayer Chain Volunteer2020-10-02T16:29:57-05:00

Ministry Area:                   One-to-One Care Ministry

Lay Leader:                      Gloria Cundiff

Approximate time commitment per week:        Varies on daily basis

Related Skills/Gifts:           Mercy, encouragement, and intercession; committed to praying

Duties/Responsibilities:     Privately, pray for prayer concerns as they are sent by email from the lay leader

 

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