HOUSE OF PRAYER MINISTRIES
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION MINISTRY: The Christian Education Ministry is responsible for Sunday School, Vacation Bible School and Bible Study for adults. They also evaluate the confirmation curriculum.
EVANGELISM MINISTRY: The Evangelism Ministry is responsible for reaching out to each of our members, visitors to our church and the unchurched. The purpose of the Evangelism Ministry is the Great Commission, given to us by our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and it is our Prime importance to all of us as followers of Christ.
FELLOWSHIP MINISTRY: The function of the Fellowship Ministry is "to foster social and interpersonal relationships among the membership of the congregation." Some of the ways this is done is through our Lenten soup suppers, Advent potluck, golf day, mens barbeque, and the women's programs.
LAY MINISTRY: The function of Lay Ministry is to visit our shut-ins and persons in convalescent homes, work with the Evangelism Ministry and attend the needs of our congregation.
THE PROPERTY MINISTRY: The Property Ministry is responsible for the planning, administration, care maintenance, repair, inventory, replacement, protection and use of all church property for the congregation. This ministry is also responsible to help develop the annual budget and carry out the current budget guidelines for expenditures.
SOCIAL MINISTRY: The function of the Social Ministry is to initiate programs that spark interest in the social concerns of our church and community, such as serving breakfast at NCIS, Lutheran Social Services, needy families.
STEWARDSHIP MINISTRY: The function of the Stewardship Ministry is to communicate stewardship awareness to the congregation, to educate the congregation about stewardship by giving temple talks on stewardship, having a sermon series on philanthropy, develop a program aimed at our youth. We culminate with a "Stewardship Drive" that allows every member the opportunity to respond to their "Need to Give" with pledge and promote that every member grow in their commitment to Christ.
WORSHIP AND MUSIC MINISTRY: The duties of the Worship and Music Ministry is to provide for the teaching and learning of everything that has to do with worship, such as the meaning of the liturgy, the church year, the church's hymns, the church's furnishings, the linens, the paraments and the vessels. Insure that competent ushers and acolytes are recruited and trained, that worship supplies are maintained, and that all of the church's altar & chancel ware are kept in good care. Provides decor to enrich our festival worship services and other special services. Serves as consultation for the Pastor in the hiring of music and choral staff.