Opportunities Abound

Sunday Opportunities

Usher Greeter Calendar Prepare and Serve Communion
Read Scriptures
Provide Transportation to/from Service
Meet Seniors to/from Service
Make and Serve Coffee
Tend "Information Centre"
Count Offering
Tape Record Service/Operate Sound System
Arrange Flowers
Assist in Special Events with Children
Teach Sunday School
Assist Sunday School on occasion
Lead Confirmation Class
Help with Nursery Care
Assist Youth Group
Lead Adult Sunday School
Help in Church Library

Ongoing Opportunities

Co-ordinate Flowers
Schedule Ushers/Greeters
Co-ordinate Scripture Readers
Co-ordinate Sunday School
Schedule Nursery Helpers
Manage Church Library
Prayer Line Member
Pastoral Care Visitor
New Family Visitor
Seniors' Visitor
Bake for Church Functions
Set-up (tables/chairs) for Church Functions
Assist (with refreshments) at Church Functions
Co-ordinate Delivery of Church Publications
Deliver Church Publications
Assemble Newsletter
Telephone Parishioners
Fold weekly Bulletin

Special Projects

Decorate Sanctuary for Special Days
Lead a Bible Study or Discovery Group
Make Banners
Co-ordinate/ Assist with Camp Awesome
Co-ordinate/Assist at Christmas Fair
Co-ordinate/Assist with Spring Garage Sale
Organize/Host Garden Tour
Help with Pot-Luck Suppers
Co-ordinate/Assist with Strawberry Social

Special Skills and Interests

Music - Vocal, Instrumental
Event Planning and Co-ordinating
Meal Planning and Preparation
Writing and Editing
Desktop Publishing
Website Design and Maintenance
Database Entry
Computer Maintenance
Graphics/Posters/Bulletin Boards
Special Event Treasurer
Sewing, Needlework, Knitting
Woodworking, Cabinetry
Property Maintenance: Carpentry, Painting, Electrical, Plumbing, Contract
Negotiation, Equipment Maintenance
Crisis Management -Medical, Social
Volunteer Recruitment

Service, Outreach and Social Action

Maintain awareness of Mission and Service Fund
FAMSAC (Food Bank - Packer, Driver)
Harmer House (Seniors residence)
Friendship Club (Monday noon Seniors Group)
Nepean Seniors' Home Support
Refuge NOW (Refugee support group)
Ottawa West-end Community Chaplaincy
Ecumenical Breakfast

Group Participation

Choirs - Senior, Children's, Ladies', Mens'
Sacred Dance - Children, Adults
United Church Women (UCW)
Men's Club
Cope Kit
Book Club
Bridge Club

Committee Membership

Christian Education
Pastoral Care
Service, Outreach and Social Action
Property Management
Financial Management
Volunteer Resources
Events Co-ordinating
Planning and Evaluation
Ministry and Personnel
Board of Trustees
Presbytery Representative

A Warm Welcome Awaits You

BCUC provides a multitude of opportunities for individuals and families to participate in the life and work of the church. It is through the dedicated efforts of volunteers that our programs and services continue to thrive and flourish. Listed are ways in which you can contribute. If you have a gift to share that has not been included please let us know. Every contribution is important and very much appreciated. If you would like more information, please contact Volunteer Resources through the Church Office.