You have responded to the invitation to become a part of FUMCR. Now we encourage you to get involved, not only in a small group, but also in service, in order to grow in your faith and in your connection to the community of Christ.

I’m ready to serve:

  • Respond to Immediate Volunteer Needs
  • Respond to on-going Ministry Area Needs
  • Submit Interest Survey
  • Immediate Needs

    What this is NOT

    An exhaustive list of the myriad volunteer opportunities through First United Methodist Church Richardson. If you do not see what interests you here, please peruse the Ministry Area Needs or submit the Interest Survey.

    What this IS

    A list of actual volunteers needed NOW. If you are looking for a way to help in the immediate future, or have questions about what is required, choose one or more of the opportunities below, complete the information and then click on the submit button. Someone will contact you within the next two business days.

    Immediate Volunteer Needs


  • On-going Ministry Needs

    First United Methodist Church Richardson has a long history of serving others.
    Sometimes, we have to serve our own church in order to provide radical hospitality, passionate worship, and intentional faith development to our fellow members and guests. Below is a list of ongoing volunteer opportunities that would connect you to your church and its people.

    Caring Ministry 

    If you have a gift for caring for others through phone calls, visits, prayer, sewing, cooking or baking, Caring Ministry may be the place for you to share your talents. Learn more  Stephen Ministers

    Children's Ministry

    Love serving the needs of children? 
     - We have a spot for you teaching Sunday school, supporting Sunday school teachers or helping with special programs during the school year or summer. 
     - Our GEMS special needs Sunday school program needs "buddies," GEMS teachers and a Sunday morning coordinator each week at 9:45. 
     - Missions Emphasis Sundays rely on volunteers to coordinate projects. 

    Facilities & Grounds

    Those who like helping behind the scenes might like to join a team that keeps our campus well maintained and ready for worship, learning, work and play. Garden Ministry Handi Guys 503 Pioneers

    Family Recreation, Sports & Health

    Our fall/winter Upward programs rely on volunteers to help with player assessments, coaching and game day duties.

    FOCUS Photo & Social Media Ministries

    Like taking pictures or telling stories? Consider joining FOCUS. Help document and share the stories of FUMCR with our church and beyond.

    Inviting & Involving (Hospitality)

    For those gifted in hospitality, a place of service in Inviting & Involving Ministry is waiting for you. About 100 volunteers are needed each week to breathe life into this vital ministry. Opportunities to help weekly, monthly, quarterly, or occasionally are available. Learn more


    Join a choir or provide support for a children's or youth choir. Music Ministry

    Student Ministry (7th-12th grades & college)

    Snack supper cooks and servers, trip chaperones and youth fellowship counselors are all necessary to ensure the continued success of this program.

    Web Ministry

    Web Team members effectively and accurately represent a particular group or ministry area on the website, work from personal knowledge and with a staff liaison, take ongoing responsibility with a flexible time commitment and have easy access to training (programming is not required).

    Worship Preparation & Production

    Help provide passionate worship for our members and guests. Learn more

  • Interest Survey

    We are so pleased that you are considering volunteering with FUMCR. Whether you have one hour each month or several each week, there is a place for you to share your time and talents. To help us help you find a good match, fill out the information below. A staff member will contact you with service opportunities.

    Volunteer Interest Survey

  • Staff

    Elizabeth Wilson
    Director of Inviting & Involving