Serving Opportunities

All extensions listed below refer to the church office main line: 717.755.0089.
To email any staff member: first initial plus last name @
Example: John Doe =

Administrative Help
Guest Services
Car Care
• Students
• Worship Arts


Church Office: If you are available weekdays and would consider serving in the office by answering the phone during staff meetings and vacation/sick time when our current receptionist is unavailable, please contact Pam Myers, x 102.
Creative Needs: Are you a skilled visual artist, photographer, or graphic designer? We would love to call on you to participate in the creative process of promoting events and ministries. Commitment is on a project-by-project basis, based on your availability and area(s) of expertise. Please contact our web/graphic designer for more info: Michelle Perez, x 163.

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CHILDREN: infants through 6th grade


We're looking for responsible, loving adults to care for babies, preschoolers, or elementary age children; serve with check-in or security; assist in classrooms; help with crafts or snacks; minister with our special needs children; and help in a number of other ways.

Contact Dawn Sterner at 755.0089 x 114 to set up a time to meet with one of our Directors.

Worship Leaders: Do you enjoy singing with children? No experience required! kid::life needs volunteers to lead worship, for Preschool and grades 1-3. Contact Dawn Sterner for more information at 755.0089 x 114.

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Garden TLC Team: The Sacred Path is Living Word’s outdoor sacred space for quiet reflection and prayer. We are looking for people who love nature and gardening to care for a prayer garden for one month. Care includes: watering, weed pulling, removing debris, and reporting any damage or vandalism. For more info, please contact deAnn Roe at x 126.

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Coffee Bar: Individuals with the gift of hospitality are needed to serve with and/or coordinate the team on Sunday mornings. Contact Jane Korver.

Specific current needs include:
  • First Sunday - Second Service (10:25 am-12:30 pm), 3 team members needed
  • Third Sunday of the month, team members needed.
  • Fourth Sunday - First Service (8:10-10:35 am), 3 team members needed
  • Second service team members needed to serve once/month (10:30 am -12:30 pm)
  • Clean-up crew after second service (12:00-12:50 pm)
  • Substitutes to fill in as needed (at most, once/month)
The Information Team provides a friendly place for those with questions to find help on Sunday morning. We extend a warm welcome by doing our best to answer questions and personally guide people to the Sunday program of their choice. For more information on how you can help at the Information Desk, contact Salinda by email or x 154.
Traffic Control Team: The Traffic Control Team is seeking help once per month before first service and between services. Interested? Please contact Ron at
Security Team: The Security Team serves to monitor premises on Sunday morning and assist with emergency situations. Interested in helping? Please email Steve.

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Alpha: People with willing hearts and hands are needed to help with the meal portion of Alpha. If you . . . 
like working with numbers, we have a need for someone to calculate recipe quantities for large group servings.  
like to shop, shoppers are needed periodically to purchase the ingredients for meal prep. 
like to cook or prepare dessert, be part of the Monday morning team that prepares main dish, salad or dessert. Evening opportunities are available for a finishing cook/assistant. Opportunities are available on a rotating basis.
just like to serve, our Kitchen Team helps to serve the meal, clear tables, clean and put away dishes. Opportunities available on a rotating basis.
Contact Glenda Kelly by email or at x 120.   
Growth Groups: Do you enjoy preparing meals? Do you have a heart for serving God and others? The Growth Group ministry is looking to add qualified persons to help at various times during the year in the area of hospitality. Contact Celesa Hagan by email or at x 122.
Meals of Grace: For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat... (Matthew 25:35a) If you would like to be part of the wonderful team of ministry partners who provide meals to church families and individuals in times of need, please contact  Salinda Weary by email or x 154.
Youth Ministry: The Fusion Youth Ministry is in need of individuals who enjoy cooking or baking to help provide food and baked goods at various events throughout the year. Please contact Danielle Blasser by email or at x 129 if you would like to be informed when food or baked goods are needed.

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Mommy & Me Playgroup Ministry Assistants: Mommy & Me Playgroup provides a loving community for mothers of young children where they can share the joys and struggles of motherhood and experience God's grace along the journey. Persons needed to assist with craft, story, and devotion during the morning program (9:30-11:00) the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month from September-May. Contact Salinda Weary by email or x 154.
Mom to Mom Group Leaders: Mom to Mom is a biblically based parenting program designed around the Titus 2:4 concept of older women teaching and encouraging younger women in their relationships with their husbands and children. It includes video instruction in parenting, small group discussion, and the interaction of more experienced mothers with younger moms. Persons needed as small group leaders for morning (9:30-11:30) and evening (7:00-8:30) programs the 1st, 3rd, & 5th Tuesday of each month from September-May. Contact Salinda Weary by email or x 154.

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 Car Care Ministry: This service is provided twice a year (spring and fall) for singles in financial need who could not otherwise afford an oil change. We need 60-76 people to help with various tasks: oil changers (ages 18+), checklist helpers (ages 18+), drivers (ages 18+), registration (ages 14+), hospitality (ages 12+), and car washers (ages 12+). This event is held at York VW, 3475 E. Market St. Contact Lisa Long by email or at x 122.

STUDENTS: Junior & Senior High

Audio/ Production Team: Serving with students during Wednesday night practices and Sunday morning services by overseeing the student tech team. If you have knowledge in mixing music, lighting, and running PowerPoint programs, or are interested in receiving training, we can use your help! Contact Danielle Blasser by email or at x 129.
Event Helpers: Interested in helping with student events? We are looking for people who can help with set-up, serving food, overseeing games, or clean-up at our events throughout the year. Contact Danielle Blasser by email or at x 129.
Adult Leaders: Student::Life is looking for adults who LOVE God and are excited to connect with students! Here are a few great ways you can get involved: 

Growth Group Leaders: Godly men and women who have a desire to encourage students through their faith journey (meet weekly during the school year).

Welcome Team: Help us make students feel welcomed by greeting at the door, checking them in, and/or serving food in the HUB. 

Other Possibilities: If you want to get involved but aren't sure where, please contact: 

Dan Puz
Jr. High Director
755.0089 x 123

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Worship Choir:
Serve 5–6x per year.
(frequent commitment)

Living Word's worship choir helps lead and support the singing at several worship services throughout the year. We are always looking to expand the Choir with folks who visibly enjoy singing as an act of worship. Must be able to stay on pitch and be a team player; brief interview required. Rehearsals scheduled as needed prior to special events. Contact Kelly Hammond by email or at x 128.

Orchestral Instrumentalists:
Serve 1–2x per year.
(occasional commitment)
From time to time our worship ministry is in need of musicians who play orchestral instruments (strings, woodwinds, brass) for special ensembles. If you have notable experience and a moderate level of skill on an orchestral instrument, please contact Chris Smith by email or at x 133. Informal interview will be required prior to placement in an ensemble.

Production Team: Interested in video, graphics, or lighting for Sunday mornings and special events? Contact Kevin Henderson by email or at x 104. Training provided!

Audio Team: If you have an ear for mixing music or have the desire to learn how, we'd love to talk with you! Contact Kelly Hammond by email or at x 128.

Staging Team: Stage hands needed for Sunday services. Also, stage builders able to work during the day or evenings. Contact Kelly Hammond by email or at x 128.

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