Ministries

Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit. And there are varieties of ministries, and the same Lord.
There are varieties of effects, but the same God who works all things in all persons. 1 Corinthians 12:4

The Music Ministry
Open to all members and non-members who desire to worship and sing to the glory of God – rehearsal Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. (no rehearsal Saturday before the 1st Sunday) during worship services giving God praise, thanksgiving, and honor through music

Outreach Missions to the Homeless
Each month we take backpacks of supplies (hygiene kit, first-aid kit, food kit, and new clothing) and backpacks of supplies to our homeless brothers and sisters living in the tent cities. We share the word of God and listen to concerns and ideas on how we may best serve and then put those suggestions into action. Additionally, we provide wholesome meals to various community shelters as requested.

Sons of Allen
Open to all men - Meet monthly - foster closer relationships between men of the church, reach unchurched men, present positive role models for our youth, and address contemporary issues that impact men such as health problems which may include prostate cancer, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease, inadequate health care, over-representation in the criminal justice system, and/or economic hardships such as unemployment, joblessness, and poverty, and the resultant psychological stress. They also facilitate a weekly Bible Study for men to encourage each other to lead based on the Word of God.

Brothers Breaking Bread
Monthly Breakfast Seminars sponsored by the Sons of Allen. Speakers are invited to facilitate a roundtable discussion on relevant issues for men in this 21st Century.

Senior Ushers
Adults 18 and over – serve as doorkeepers and greeters committed to sharing God’s love to all who enter our doors, they provide bulletins, indicate available seats, answer questions, and train junior ushers.

Board of Stewards
Appointed by Pastor and approved by the Quarterly Conference. Serve as Pastor’s cabinet and support the vision of the church, encourage membership, promote social justice, evangelism, ensure financial soundness of the church, and provide an atmosphere of spiritual enrichment.

Stewardess Board
Women selected by Pastor confirmed by Board of Stewards assisting in the ritual of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper by providing the elements for the Holy Communion; dress the pulpit and altar with suitable, clean colored coverings consistent with the Christian year seasons, funerals and memorials; handling the flowers at the end the funeral service; support the other ministries in visiting the sick and shut-In.

Board of Trustees
Elected by church members - maintain and secure all the real and personal property of the church, inventory the church and all real and personal property; guard for the Connection all real estate, churches, parsonages, schools, and any other property obtained by the local church and make improvements upon the property or real estate when authorized to do so by a majority of legal members of the church

Women’s Missionary Society (WMS)
Open to all women (men may become affiliate members). Meet monthly. Focuses on evangelism, community service, health, women’s issues, international outreach, and justice work—the local society is part of a larger group of missionaries located in four continents and thirty-two countries throughout the world. The WMS is an international faith-based, Non-Governmental Organization comprised of over 800,000 members.

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