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Serve Within FUMCR

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

Upcoming Opportunities for Serving within FUMCR     Upcoming OPPORTUNITIES FOR SERVIng BEYOND FUMCR     

Ongoing Opportunities for Serving Within FUMCR

We encourage you to be involved, not only in a small group, but also in service, within FUMCR and beyond, in order to grow in your faith and in your connection to the community of Christ. Below is a list of ongoing volunteer opportunities that would connect you to your church and its people.

Not sure where to start? Fill out an INTEREST SURVEY, and a member of our staff will contact you.

Caring Ministry 

CARING MINISTRY may be the place for you to share your talents if you have a gift for caring for others through phone calls, visits, prayer, sewing, cooking or baking, 

STEPHEN MINISTRY may be your spot if you are interested in being trained to provide one-to-one Christian care.

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 special needs Sunday school program needs "buddies" to accompany children in their classrooms. 

Facilities & Grounds

GARDEN MINISTRY  •  HANDI GUYS  •  503 PIONEERS  •  BUS DETAIL CREW
Those who like helping behind the scenes might like to join a team that keeps our campus and vehicles well maintained and ready for worship, learning, work and play.

CAFÉ
If you like a fun, fast-paced environment serving customers, we'd love to have you on Sundays from 9:30-11 am! 

Family Life Ministry - Recreation, Sports & Health


Our children's seasonal basketball and soccer programs rely on volunteers to help with coaching and game day duties. 

FOCUS Photo, Story & 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. 

Library & History

Our LIBRARY is staffed exclusively by volunteers who assist patrons, process new books, repair books, make bulletin board/book displays, and offer suggestions. Additional helpers are always needed.

Have an interest in history? Church Historian, , could always use help maintaining our collection and organizing regular gifts of historical significance.

Music

 or see the options above under WORSHIP+MUSIC.
Join a choir or provide support for a children's or youth choir. New singers/ringers are always welcome in our choirs. 

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. 

Welcoming Ministries

WELCOMING MINISTRIES is a great place for those would enjoy being the face of our church to newcomers and members. About 100 volunteers are needed each week to breathe life into this vital ministry. Opportunities to help weekly, monthly, quarterly, or occasionally are available.

Worship Preparation & Production

TECH MINISTRY, SANCTUARY PREP AND USHER TEAMS help to provide passionate worship for our members and guests.

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? Contact Cheryl Bishop
 - 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 special needs Sunday school program needs "buddies" to accompany children in their classrooms. 

Facilities & Grounds

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

Family Recreation, Sports & Health

Our children's seasonal basketball and soccer programs rely on volunteers to help with coaching and game day duties. Contact Heather Canny

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. Contact Kevin Burns

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

Library

Our library is staffed exclusively by volunteers who assist patrons, process new books, repair books, make bulletin board/book displays, and offer suggestions. Additional helpers are always needed. Library

Music

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. Contact Pavielle Chriss Jenkins

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). Contact Francy Collins

Worship Preparation & Production

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

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