Volunteerism at Unity of NEPA assists you in exploring your Spiritual Gifts within the heart of the congregation. Few a few hours a week you can help support your spiritual center with your talent and vision. What is your passion? Are you a people person? Maybe publicity or greeting is your thing? Are you good at motivating people? Maybe fundraising is your niche?
There are so many ways you can serve…check it out! Let us know via our contact page if you are interested.
Welcoming and Greeting Team: If you like to welcome people and make them feel like part of the Unity family, this is the team for you! Our mantra is: The Christ in Me is greeting the Christ in You! The goal of the Unity of NEPA Welcoming Committee is to help visitors feel comfortable at Unity. This Team is responsible for the assembly of the WELCOME PACKETS and WEEKLY BULLETINS. The welcome committee should also make visitor aware of what Unity is and be able to answer basic Unity questions.
Platform Team: This team coordinates the platform paper with the slides (to make sure they are comfortable with flow) and gathers congregates to volunteer for Service components, i.e Reading the Daily Word, Prayer Chaplain praying over prayer box and Collecting the Tithes.
Hospitality Team: Food, glorious food! This team sets up the coffee and snacks for the after service fellowship and cleans up afterwards. Volunteer opportunities abound on this committee and are the catalysts for successful monthly potluck and special guest food services. This team should also ensure that the food is blessed before consumption!
Bookstore Team: The team manages the bookstore by recommending and ordering titles and products, receiving, stocking, and merchandising inventory, and providing service to the congregation on Sundays.
Youth Education Team: If you love kids, this team is for you! As our youth education program continues to grow there are opportunities to serve all age groups from nursery care, to teaching or assisting with children’s church. You may also be trained to develop lesson plans and integrate the adult lessons into developmentally appropriate Sunday Morning Youth Ed experiences! Seeing our children grow in our Unity family is a richly rewarding experience.
Administrative Office Team: Do you a have a couple hours during the week? You can come and volunteer your time to make the auxiliary handouts and resources that everyone needs to feel comfortable and connected with other congregates i.e Buzz Book, Service handouts. Also still need to develop handouts for gathering feedback from congregation. You may also be asked to answer phones, make copies, prepare mailings and data entry.
Publicity Team: Do you want to publicize our events and let our community know what we are all about then this team is for you! The publicity team provides local media outlets with monthly updates and updates social media. The publicity team also makes sure that the current congregation is updated through e-mail and newsletter distribution.
Building and Grounds Maintenance Team: This team performs the seasonal maintenance of the equipment of the church and repairs and/or asks the board for a referral for jobs that are beyond their ability level. This team also is responsible for coordinating lawn mowing and parking lot maintenance.