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And the king will answer them, “Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.” - Matthew 25:40

Habitat for Humanity Spring Build

Spend one or more Saturdays, Apr 7 - Jun 9 (except May 26), building a house for a deserving family. Bring a regulation size hammer, pencil, retractable tape measure, and wear sturdy shoes. Meet in the First Center parking lot (across Custer from the church) at 7:20 any Saturday of the 10-week build to ride the bus to the building site. Breakfast, snacks, lunch, and water are provided. Participants will return to the church about 4 pm. The minimum age is 16 years old. Anyone 16-17 must have a parent or other adult with them.

Tasks include rough framing and roofing, ground carpentry work, and painting.

Please sign up online by picking the "I'm Interested" button and following these instructions:
- Click “register”
- Create a username and password *Returning volunteers can sign in with their username/password from previous years.
- Join Code – please skip this step
- Check "I am interested in construction."
- Enter all personal information (name, phone number, email, emergency contact, etc.)
- Confirm all information
- Click “sign up” to the right of Richardson Area Interfaith Habitat
- Review registration information
- Review confirmation

Summer work days, June 2 & 9, 6:30 am - 12 noon. No lunch on these days.

Questions? Contact Ed Murray,, 972.301.2794.

Richardson Area Interfaith Habitat has supported Dallas Habitat for Humanity since 1991 in building homes and hope anchored in affordable home ownership opportunities. The Spring 2018 House Build will be at 1511 Dennison St., Dallas.

Nursing Home Visitors

Visit one or more church members who live in a nursing home or retirement center on a recurring basis, once or twice a month. Submit a brief report of each visit via form on FUMCR website for Caring Ministry records. Completion of Ministry Safe program is required.

Children Sunday School Volunteers - June, July and August

Most of the Sunday School teachers during the school year, take a much needed break during the summer and come back in the Fall. Which means, I need help with our wonderful children's classes. We have the following opportunities available during the summer:
Every other week for 3 year olds – 1st grade during the 8:45, 9:45 and 11:00 hours
Teach as little as one Sunday for 2nd - 6th grade at 9:45
Be on our sub list and help when available

Please consider serving during the summer.

VBC 2018 Crew Leaders, and Games Station Volunteers

We have several spots left for Crew Leaders (who partner up to guide a group of kids through the VBC stations), and games station volunteers (who help explain and supervise the activity of the day to the kids as they cycle through that station). VBC runs June 11th - 15th from 9am to 12pm each day! Volunteer today to claim camper spots for the children in your life, or just to experience the joy of serving the youth of our community- either way it’s going to be a tremendous week at FUMCR!

Annual Conference Volunteers Needed

FUMCR is blessed to host Annual Conference June 3-5, 2018, and we cannot do it without you! There will be MANY volunteer opportunities throughout the conference. Serve all day or serve one shift. However you can help, we are grateful.

Positions include:

Information Desk Attendants
Golf Cart Drivers
Bus Drivers
Facility Team
Snack Station Attendants
Lunch Hosts

FUMCR is known for its radical hospitality. Let's live out our mission statement together as we Welcome people for Christ, Grow people in Christ and Serve people with Christ.

Note there will be an ALL VOLUNTEER kick-off meeting on Sunday, May 20th at 12:15 in Coleman Family Hall. You will receive the conference schedule, information about your volunteer role, and your t-shirt.

Cooks and Servers for New Friends New Life

Volunteers are needed to prepare food from designated recipes and/or serve dinner at Preston Road Church of Christ for New Friends New Life. Food should be delivered to FUMCR south parking lot by 4:45 on Wednesday, May 30, ready to serve in disposable containers.

"Buddy Fun Day" Volunteers

This will be a day of fun and games with students at Mark Twain and Greenwood Hills Elementary Schools! No experience required. Our main jobs will be monitoring stations.
MTE shifts are 8:30-10:30 and 12:30-2:30.
GHE shift is 7:45-1:00 and includes lunch for the volunteers.

Read With Me Volunteers

Volunteer to read with a child, help with crafts, lead games, or manage snack time. Program runs weekday mornings, 9:30-11:30, July 9-27, in Bartula Family Life Center, rooms 2A, 2B, and 2C. Sign up for one or more days to make a difference for a child this summer. Ministry Safe certification required.