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Volunteer Ministries

Ways to Begin Serving Today

Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not men, because you know that the Lord will reward everyone for whatever good he does.  Ephesians 6:7

 2PC Opportunities:

Holy Week and Sunrise Service Greeters Needed!

Greeter for one of our Lenten noon time worship services, Mon-Thursday, March 30-April 2 ,  Maundy Thursday evening service at 6:30pm and Sunrise service at the Botanical gardens on Easter morning at 6:30am (you would need to be there at 5:50am) Email Kim at   

Etiquette Training Volunteers

Etiquette training for the 3rd grade Berclair students at 2PC on Wednesday, April 8, beginning at 9:30am. We need 20 volunteers to set up, serve up, and clean up lunch for 120 students and teachers for our annual etiquette training of the 3rd grade.  We have the students transported to 2PC Fellowship Hall to take them through a table manners training and then give them a delicious, hot meal to practice on.  Great fun! Email Kim at  

Children's Ministry Fall 2015 Volunteers

The children's ministry is beginning to look for a few good members to be teachers and assistant teachers for Sunday School, Fall 2015.  This is our church's largest volunteer need each and every year.  If anyone has a desire to share in the spiritual training of our future generation please let Dylan Franklin know at

Ministry Partners Volunteer Opportunities

Advance Memphis Needs

Immediate volunteer needs at Advance Memphis for the month of March. If you are looking to get connected to what God is doing in the 38126 community, please respond!

1. Champion for the March/April Jobs for Life class - Need:  one female Champion for the upcoming Jobs for Life class. It begins on March 18.  

2. Lunch Providers for the March/April Jobs for Life class. You can sign-up directly online here; or contact Amanda Coop,   for more information about the dates. 

3.  Computer Lab Assistants to help with basic computer skills and resume prep for the March/April Jobs for Life class on Tuesday mornings. 

You can view brief explanations for some of the opportunities on our website  www.advancememphis.org

  

NCC Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities/Events

 Out of the Box volunteers are neededOut of the Box is a program that teaches purity and financial literacy to middle school and high school students.  Volunteers are needed to help with meals, teach sessions, etc. 

 Upcoming Out of the Box dates are: TBA

Interested in Out of the Box, contact Ashley Davenport at 901-881-6013 or by email to  for more information.

 Other fun and important events at the NCC:

  • ACT Workshop - Saturday, March 28th - (8 am - 3 pm) (Shifts Available)
  • Quiz-a-thon Bible Trivia- Saturday, May 2nd (8:30 am - 12)
  • Summer Day Camp - Monday, June 1st - Friday, July 3rd
  • After school programs- Monday - Thursday - 2:30 pm - 5 pm at various sites 

**Due to inclement weather, NCC has decided to host our Spring Jam event  on Friday and Saturday, instead of beginning on Thursday, March 12th as previously scheduled.  We will continue with setup of the event on Monday through Thursday of next week.  If you were scheduled to volunteer with us next week, we still need you and many others - now more than ever.

Contact Pamela Cox at 901-881-6013, ext 115 or to sign up or for more information.
  

Multinational Ministries 

MNM Is a Christian Outreach that serves refugees and immigrants who need help understanding and acclimating to this culture, achieving academic success and experiencing the love of Christ.  MNM’s main target area or the children and families of Bruce Elementary.

Reading and Homework programs start the week of February 2.  1548 Poplar (the MLF Building, enter on the east end off Willett for MNM) and  help these kids learn to read and do their homework. We have all the materials needed -- all we REALLY need is YOU! Just an hour a week not only will make a huge difference in their lives ...but, even more, in your own.

  • Monday Night Reading - 5:45-7:00 pm (one on one reading with all ages)
  • Tuesday & Thursday Homework Help - 3:30-5:00 pm (elementary age students – you can do it)
  • Wednesday Bible Club - 3:30 - 5:00 pm (elementary age Bible Club)

 

World Relief "Spring Cleaning Drive"

Part of World Relief's role as a resettlement agency is to prepare housing for refugees new to Memphis. Needed items to furnish homes include sofas, chairs, coffee tables, kitchen tables, lamps, and microwaves, and tea kettles. World Relief will accept any of these gently used items. World Relief will accept donations at its new office space located at the Deerfield Building (3340 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111). Items can be dropped off in front of the building on March 24th or March 26th from 4:00-6:00 pm or March 25th from 11:00 am-2:00 pm. Desired items can also be purchased at  World Relief's Amazon Wish List . For a full list of items and more information, visit worldreliefmemphis.org/springcleaning or call 901-341-0225.

 

Gideon Informational Lunch

Anyone interested in learning more about the Gideon Bible Ministry (how do those Bibles get into every hotel room?) you are invited to attend a luncheon on Saturday March 21, 2015, at 11:30 am.   The luncheon will be at Kirby Woods Baptist church at Poplar and Massey.  Please let Chat Rodgers know at 570-2383 or email him at  if you would like to go so he can reserve you a free BBQ lunch.

 

Urban Young Life, YoungLives Program "ministry to teen moms"

Ministry is growing and more schools are calling for UYL to impact the population of teen moms in our public schools. Through UYL ministry young moms are making some positive decisions that are healthy for them and their babies. Our job training program has allowed UYL to place 2 teen moms at Chick fil A on Union whose partnering with us in ministry to provide jobs.  Contact Danita Calhoun at . These are our needs:

1.Mentors to mentor teen moms
2.Baby Bucks Store, Continual Need  diapers all sizes, baby and female hygiene products, boys and girls clothing for infants up to 4 toddlers, baby beds, blankets, towels, children’s books, Bibles (ESV or version they can understand), bouncers, pack & plays.
3.Sponsorship for summer camp July 29, 2015-August 3, 2015 in Goshen, VA. Ten (10) teen moms and babies are going.

 

Life's most persistent and urgent question is, "What are you doing for others?"  

Martin Luther King, Jr


Other Resources

Disaster Relief Training Audio Presented by Brent Stenberg