At Glad Tidings, we value contagious servanthood and are glad to offer many opportunities for people to use the gifts that God has given them. Below you will find a list of the opportunities with a brief description. 
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Contact Reeder Ramsey,  or 765-730-8791
Serves Sunday morning on rotation assisting with the soundboard, powerpoint presentations, and videography during morning services. 
 Bulletin Folding Team
Contact Lori Ramsey,
Serves once a month on a Thursday afternoon for approximately two hours folding and stuffing the bulletin for the following Sunday. 
Contact Clayton Bates,
The choir rehearses every Wednesday from 7:00-8:30 p.m.  and leads worship in both Sunday morning services. Choir members can choose to sing in one or both services. Short-term commitments are available.
 Small Group Leader or Host
Contact Hayley Williams,
Serves monthly on individually scheduled basis. Leaders are expected to faithfully attend worship services, report small group attendance, attend leadership training sessions, promote their small group, meet at least once a year with a Connection Team Leader to evaluate the small group. They must also facilitate a small group meeting at least twice a month, recruit individuals for their group, communicate with their Connection Team Leader on a regular basis, communicate with their group participants on a regular basis, pray for those in their group, and interact with church attendees on a weekly basis with the intent of inviting those who aren’t in a group.  
 Deaf Ministry Interpreters
Contact Amy Cooper,
Serves Sundays during 11:00 a.m. service
 Family Resource Center
Contact Amanda Strahan,
This is a customer service position and the volunteer would work with the FRC manager to register people for events and point them to our resources. Volunteers serve one Sunday a month after first or second service.
Contact Amanda Strahan,
Volunteers serve one Sunday per month during both morning services greeting our congregants at our main entry doors. 
  GTKM (Children) Volunteers
Contact Moriah Coons,
Infants Ministry Team: Kids birth-18 months. Serves once a month caring for babies. Toddler Ministry Team: Kids 18 months -3 years and potty trained. Serves once a month caring for toddlers, including playing with them and helping lead a short lesson. Preschool Ministry team: Kids 3 years – Pre-K. Serves once a month interacting with children and assisting the teacher with the class lesson. Elementary Ministry Team: Elementary age children. Serves once a month interacting with kids before and after service, assisting with discipline and crowd control during the service, and assisting with a small group during our small group time.
 Guest Cookie Baker
Contact Lori Ramsey,
Serves once a month baking 2-3 dozen cookies for use in our gift bags for first time guests. Cookies must be delivered to Glad Tidings by Wednesday morning. 
Guest Cookie Deliverer
Contact Lori Ramsey,
Serves once a month on a Wednesday or Thursday delivering cookies to first time guests in Delaware County.  Maps to locations are provided. 
 Kids Check-In
Contact Amanda Strahan,
Serve one Sunday per month before both morning services welcoming families into our kids ministry and utilizing our check-in software to get them checked into services and print security tags. Limited computer skills and a basic knowledge of our classroom layout is required, and training is provided. 
 Meet & Greet Kiosk
Lobby Shepherds
Contact Amanda Strahan,
Serves one Sunday a month for 10 minutes after the service is over. Greeters give new guests a gift and information about the church, offer them a drink, and talk with them a few minutes.
Medical Team
Contact Amanda Strahan,
Serve on our medical team one Sunday a month.  A background check, medical field experience, and current licenses and certifications are required. 
 Shut-In Visitation Team
Contact Jeff Ellis,
Visit one of our shut-ins in their home, in an assisted living facility, or in a nursing home at least once a month. After completing visits, you will report back to the Adult Ministries Pastor. You must be willing to dedicate at least 30 minutes to an hour a month to these visits. If you prefer to partner with someone, we can make these arrangements.
Contact Amanda Strahan,
Serve one Sunday a month during both morning services handing out bulletins, greeting guests, and helping seat congregants in our main sanctuary. 
 Welcome Center Hosts
Contact Amanda Strahan,
Serves Sunday morning at the Welcome Center assisting attenders with questions, directions, and registration for free events. 
 Worship Band
Contact Clayton Bates,
The Worship Band rehearses Wednesday from 5:30-7:00 p.m. and Sunday from 8:00-9:00 a.m. The band accompanies the Worship Team and Choir in both Sunday morning services. Team members play on a rotating basis so instrumentalists can serve as seldom or as often as preferred. Band and orchestral instruments are welcome, and players must demonstrate proficiency on their instrument.
Worship Vocalist
Contact Clayton Bates,
The Worship Team rehearses Wednesday from 6:15-7:00 p.m. and Sunday from 8:15-9:45 a.m. Team members serve on a rotating basis as seldom or as often as preferred. Participation in the choir is required for Worship Team members. 
 Breakfast Buddies
Contact Paula Mangus,
Serves one morning a week at Grissom from 7:10 a.m. -7:30 a.m. during breakfast to help greet kids and get them off to a good start for the day. 
 Classroom Volunteers
Contact Paula Mangus,
You choose a day and time each week to help out in a Grissom classroom!
 Food Pantry
Contact Paula Mangus,
Serve on the 2nd Tuesday of each month (September-May) from 3:45-6:00 p.m. at Grissom to distribute food supplied by Second Harvest to Grissom families. 
Kids Hope USA Mentoring
Contact Paula Mangus,
Mentors are matched with a student and meet one hour weekly throughout the school year to build a relationship. Hopefully, both the mentor and student are able to continue year to year while in elementary school. Training is provided and mentors often tell us that they receive much more from their student than the student receives from them. These relationships are very special as they make both relational and spiritual impact on both lives.
Global Missions Trips
Contact Kyle Holt,
Trips consist of construction projects, ministry programs, and medical clinics (when available). Depending upon the location and focus of the trip, the cost could range from $1500-$4000. Most trips will take place in the summer and will last 7-10 days.
GTSM Trips
(Stateside Missions)
Contact Josh Johnson,
Various locations and opportunities