God grants each one of us gifts that equip us to reflect the love of Jesus through serving others. Serving has so many wonderful benefits:
- Sharing the love of Jesus
Volunteer with us today! There's a place for you.
To volunteer, contact Heather Carrera, 224.764.4035. We need volunteers for the welcome center, parking, ushers, greeters, sanctuary care, communion, or Sunday morning receptionist.
To volunteer, contact Lalo Chavez, 224.764.4027. We need volunteers for lyric operators, audio engineers and stage set-up volunteers.
To volunteer, contact Heather Safford, 224.764.4026. As the church welcomes children back into the building this fall, we need your help. Can you serve with us on Sunday mornings during our 9 a.m. service? Or could you serve with us on Tuesday nights in one of our four Awana clubs, leading a small group of children? We provide all the training and support, if you are willing to be the means for our Orchard Kids to hear the Gospel. If interested, complete this form. Are you a Youth Helper? Complete this form.
Women’s Wednesday LIFE Group Childcare
To volunteer, contact Ann Lindgren, 847.420.7875. Volunteers are needed for infant to preschool, 9:15-11:30 a.m.
To volunteer, contact Dennis Colton at 224.764.4029. We need volunteers for Connection & Equip leaders (Sunday mornings) or Youth Group leaders (Wednesday evenings). If interested, complete this form.
Music and Worship
To volunteer, contact Pastor Dan Wells, 224.764.4016. We need volunteers for classic orchestra instrumentalists and singers.
To volunteer, contact Pastor Jonathan Anderson, 224.764.4048. We need volunteers for contemporary band instrumentalists (bass, drums, guitar, piano, synth).
Unlocking the Bible
To volunteer, contact Margo Bott, 847.277.2999 x2. We need volunteers for the bookstore (Sunday mornings).
Men in Action
To volunteer, contact Ed Russell, 847.702.2216. Join with other men in forming work teams to “adopt” single mothers, widows, and others who may need help in performing minor fix-it jobs around the house. Teams meet at church one Saturday morning per month for prayer and then deploy to homes for half-day work sessions.
Set Free Ministries - Cook County Jail Outreach
To volunteer, contact Louis Dooley, 618.520.6367. Join the prison/jail ministry and participate in a few different ways: Bible studies with inmates, Bible Study grading and Family Support/Mentoring. There is a screening and training process for all opportunities. Volunteers must be spiritually mature and be able to make a consistent commitment.
To volunteer contact Liz Gasparovic. Join with others to be the light of Jesus Christ in a broken world. We work with those who are homeless or at risk of being homeless. During this Covid season, volunteers are needed to serve in several ways. Volunteers should display empathy, care and love.
- Lead a Thursday Bible Study for our Community Care guests or be a small table leader.
- Make phone calls to encourage and pray, as well as to identify emergency needs.
- Be part of the Emergency Relief team
Contact Liz Gasparovic, 224.688.2613.
In addition to our partnership areas, we support over 70 individual missionaries serving around the globe! If you’d like to know more, contact Brad Mullet, Director of Global Ministries.
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Contact Brad Mullet, Director of Global Ministries, 224.764.4045 to serve on a short term team in the Balkans or Southeast Asia or for more information about other global ministry opportunities.
To volunteer, contact Jana Balis. At Ignite Hoops, our vision is to train up the “entire athlete” through high-intensity training, camps, and teams. These competitive, fast-paced basketball programs will be taught by experienced coaches who stress the importance of teamwork, humility, integrity, and faith.
Christian Advocacy Now (CAN)
Meets the last Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m., Arlington Heights Room 015
At CAN, join us to pray for our Christian brothers and sisters who are oppressed around the world, especially those who are persecuted for their faith. We intercede on their behalf by writing letters to political leaders encouraging them to address and uphold human rights within their countries’ borders. Further, we write letters of encouragement to people imprisoned for their faith. For more information, contact Juliet Skuldt, 847.749.2587 or Stephanie Bucataru, 847.347.4654.
Safe Families provides a secure, temporary home for children whose parents are in a crisis situation. If you would like more information on how you could become a Safe Family, contact Jeff Karlin, 847.778.5301.