We Get to Serve!

The Word Church General Adult Ministries are those ministry offerings that focus on equipping the body of Christ through the ministry of helps and volunteering. The pre-requisite for participation in any of our ministries is completion of the Pathway to Purpose classes.


ADULT MINISTRY SERVING OPPORTUNITIES

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION
Administrative support for the office

  • Purpose

Review of ministries operations to assure consistent practices and identify improvement opportunities.

  • Method

Periodic assessment of individual ministries in accordance with standard criteria from the Department of Ministries.

  • Ministry Meetings

As needed in concert with scheduled reviews. Virtual meetings and electronic communication maximized.

  • Talents

Effective communication, focused evaluation, objectivity, and process improvement.

DEPARTMENT OF ASSIMILATION
Administrative support for Assimilation

  • Purpose

Document and maintain member contact information, P2P attendance, progress and completion records.

  • Method

Weekly assignments distributed for timely and accurate data entry. Data is entered into an electronic database on site.

  • Ministry Meetings

Every 2nd Thursday at 6:30pm in the Kingdom Building.

  • Talents

Trustworthy, self-starter, word processing, fluent in MS Word/Excel.

  • Purpose

To provide superior catering services and organize banquet set up for designated special events.

  • Method

Collaboratively develop menus and plan for special events. A coordinated and recognizable dress code is followed for special events.

  • Ministry Meetings

Quarterly on the 4th Saturday of the month at 11:30am.

  • Talents

Personable, service-oriented, genuine smile, teachable spirit.

  • Purpose

Routine phone contact with new members shortly after salvation and membership to offer reassurance, answer question and provide encouragement toward their pathway to purpose and spiritual growth.

  • Method

Weekly phone contact with new members in a 4-week cycle using the New Member Care Call Guide. Calls are made in the call center or from home.

  • Ministry Meetings

Every 3rd Thursday at 6:45m in the Kingdom building.

  • Talents

Care, communication and administrative support.

  • Purpose

Routine communication with members who have begun the P2P course, to inspire faithful attendance in in all classes and foster graduation from the course.

  • Method

Weekly phone contact with members who have started the P2P course. Communication is maintained with members to assist, reassure and build confidence toward regular attendance and graduation.

  • Ministry Meetings

Every 2nd Tuesday at 6:30pm in the Kingdom Building.

  • Talents

Enthusiasm, humility, encouraging and helpful spirit.

  • Purpose

To serve and assist with the safe transition of baptism candidates though baptism.

  • Method

Assist with the assimilation into ministry though follow-up and support in partnership with P2P.

  • Ministry Meetings

Every 2nd Sunday at 3:30pm in the Kingdom Building.

  • Talents

Loving spirit, humility, communication, and administrative support.

Must be a member for 1 year, requires additional training
GENERAL ADULT MINISTRIES
  • Purpose

Assist with any emergency situation during church events. Educate and provide screenings to the community

  • Method

Provide reading materials and pamphlets, medical attention and knowledge to patrons at the CARES stations.

  • Ministry Meetings

Every 4th Saturday of each month at 10am in room 206 of the Kingdom Building.

  • Talents

Faithfulness, dedication, commitment, CPR certified. (Doesn’t have to be medical staff)

  • Purpose

To provide guests of the church with answers to questions relating to services, activates, ministries, events and calendars.

  • Method

Maintain knowledge of current information regarding activities, classes, services, and schedules offered at the church. Provide customer focused support to all, with a humble welcoming, helpful spirit in answering questions, supporting events and providing information.

  • Ministry Meetings

Every 2nd Thursday at 7pm in the Kingdom Building.

  • Talents

Pleasant, good listener, effective communicator, patience.

  • Purpose

To exhibit the love of Christ to all who enter the doors of the church, and extend the experience into the sanctuary.

  • Method

Greeters welcome patrons to the church with open arms, smiles and hugs. Ushers continue the signature affect by attending to orderly entrance and exit of persons in the church.

  • Ministry Meetings

Orientation is held every 3rd Saturday from 10am to noon in the main sanctuary. Ministry meeting are held every 3rd Friday at 7pm in the main sanctuary.

  • Talents

Enthusiastic, good-natured, faithful, kind and teachable spirit.

  • Purpose

Show the love of God by welcoming and guiding all who enters the church with love and warmth to uplift their spirits.

  • Method

Greet and guide members and visitors as they enter the lot as well as assisting patrons needing help entering and exiting vehicles.

  • Ministry Meetings

3rd Saturday of each month at 10am unless otherwise stated.

  • Talents

Prayerful, selflessness, clear communication, focused, and discernment.

  • Purpose

To ensure saints are transported in a safe and timely manner. To maintain integrity and influence for the ministry as well as the saints.

  • Method

Make sure vehicles are fully equipped with everything needed. Ensure that all drivers are in good spirits and ready for work. Transport saints before and after church.

  • Ministry Meetings

4th Saturday of each month in the Kingdom Building.

  • Talents

Customer service skills, willingness to be obedient to God’s word.

COUNSELING & SMALL GROUPS DEPARTMENT
Provides administrative support to the Counseling & Small Groups Department. Ext. 130
Serves as group leaders to our small groups that provide a caring environment that support and encourage the journey of those seeking recovery from life struggles (additional training required). Ext. 130
Provides direction and guidance that will bring healing and wholeness in areas that have caused challenges and struggles in one’s life (additional training required). Ext. 130
DEPARTMENT OF OUTREACH
Purpose – We inspire former prison inmates to start new lives, as well as, give support to those in prison and their families.

 

Method

 

  • Reentry Team – Supporting returning citizens with Employment Coaching, Clothing Resources, Child Support Navigation, Reentry Resource Wrap-Around Services.

 

  • Bible Instructors Team – Our Bible instructors receive and grade weekly bible lessons from prisoners around the country and write a letter of encouragement and discipleship.

 

  • In-Prison Facilitator Team – Through the Ohio Department of Corrections (O.D.R.C.) Life Builders Mentor Program, and through the LaRed Foundation for Achievement, volunteers are trained in curriculum that guides inmates on the road to transformation.

 

  • Angel Tree Team – Various activities include sponsoring a prisoner’s child at Christmastime and for Summer Camp. Bridging supportive services for families and caregivers of prisoner’s children.

 

  • Sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with a prisoner’s child at Christmas. Supporting caregivers and

 

  • Ministry Meetings – 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month held in the Kingdom Building Resource Room, from 10:00am-Noon.

 

Talents – Effective Communication Skills; Flexibility; Faithful; Loyal; Available; Coachable

 

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  • Purpose

Serve as a resource for the members of the church and community.

  • Method

Provide information for housing, education, jobs, food, social services, shelter and utilities to the community, at large.

  • Ministry Meetings

1st Thursdays of each month at 6:45pm in Victory Hall of the Kingdom Building.

  • Talents

Have a heart to serve, and a burden to help people. Being cheerful, selfless and encouraging. Having a desire to give time and the ability to be active and constantly moving.

  • Purpose

To provide an outlet for members ages 55 and older to fellowship; ministry opportunities of imparting to the youth and assisting grieving families during repasts.

  • Method

Routine contact and camaraderie amongst ministry members. Shared support to grieving families, during repasts. Participate in special projects.

  • Ministry Meetings

Every 2nd Wednesday September through June after Noonday Bible Study in Fireside Chapel.

  • Talents

Wisdom, compassion and supportive spirit.

  • Purpose

Take the church outside the four walls in order to seek lost souls for Christ. Our message is that Jesus is mankind’s only way to God.

  • Method

Build relationships through love, we ask for salvation through the use of salvation tracks, flyers, dvds and provisions.

  • Ministry Meetings

2nd Tuesday of each month at 7pm.

  • Talents

Love all types of people, an infinity for people, prayer & outgoing.

PERFORMING ARTS MINISTRY
  • Purpose

Provide an additional medium to reach the lost, and encourage the believer through the illumination of the sermons.

  • Method

Production of theatrical dance, skits, video, plays and films during services and events.

  • Ministry Meetings

Sundays at 3:30pm

  • Talents

Strong desire and eagerness to share talents. Ability to write, a love for acting, lighting design, stagecraft, production and directing.

The purpose of this ministry is to provide an atmosphere of worship through mime and dance that will illuminate the gospel of Jesus Christ with soundless expression. The Mime Ministry exemplifies creativity along with the art of worship that is communicated through wordless gestures used to edify and bring glory to the Kingdom of God.

Ext. 182

This ministry encompasses the entire music department of The Word Church including children’s, teen and adult choirs, the Praise & Worship Team, and all other facets of music here at The Word Church. As musical disciples, the ministry has many responsibilities that include setting the atmosphere for a move of God, inspiring others to experience the presence of the Lord, ministering and bringing comfort to those who need encouragement and using music as a way of supporting and embracing the vision of The Word Church.

Ext. 186

  • Purpose

To glorify God through song and create an atmosphere that evokes focus towards praise, worship and spiritual release.

  • Method

Unified delivery of song, under the direction of the choir director or song leader, with a collective effort to genuinely honor God in chorus.

  • Ministry Meetings

Every Tuesday at 7:15pm in the main sanctuary. Auditions held following rehearsals at approx. 8:30pm.

  • Talents

Vocally gifted, disciplined, responsible, teachable spirit and godly lifestyle.

  • Purpose

Influence and assist attendees of the services into the presence of God, through praise, worship and interpretive dance.

  • Method

Channeling the Holy Spirit though consistent prayer; always seeking and asking God to make His presence known though their body movements.

  • Ministry Meetings

Tuesdays at 7pm.

  • Talents

Rhythmic mobility, prayerful, submitted, dedicated.

WORDCITY TV
(Audio, Video, Sound, Lighting and Media Sales)- This ministry is designed to enhance the preached word of God through audio, lighting, video and media sales. Through this ministry, Word City TV is able to assist Dr. Vernon with reaching millions of souls around the world.  Every aspect from gripping to lighting, sound and video are extremely important and vital to the success of the television broadcast, the internet stream and media sales. This ministry’s primary focus is to make certain the sound technology; videography and lighting are properly executed for all services, programs and events.

 

Ext. 1154

FAMILY FOCUSED MINISTRY
This ministry is designed for people who love to work with and pour into the future leaders of our world, children from birth to 11 years old. Because we honor the safety of our children, ministry workers must be willing to undergo a background check. Join the Children’s Ministry team as we work with our children to strengthen them in Christ. Some of the service areas of “THE WORD” Church Children’s Ministry include: Administrative Support, Arts & Crafts, Cause I’m a Lady, Call Ministry, Difference Makers, Drama Ministry, Registration, and Snack Attack Ministry.

Ext. 155

This ministry is designed for people who love to work with teenagers ages 12-17. Teen Ministry pours into the lives of the up and coming adults of “THE WORD” Church. Because we honor the safety of our teens, ministry workers must be willing to undergo a background check. Teen Ministry service areas include: Administration, Service Production, Skating Rink, and Teen Basketball.

Ext. 180

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