Volunteers are essential to the life of our church! We rely on about 100 volunteers each Sunday and even more throughout the week for various ministries.
When you Say Yes to volunteering, you are not only Saying Yes to the community of Alsbury, you are Saying Yes to God. There are many opportunities for you to use your time, talent and skills to serve Jesus and our community. Be ready to Say Yes and lean-in to being a part of something bigger than ourselves.You’ll find you always get more than you give!
First Impressions Teams
Welcome Center Team
This team staffs the Welcome Center in the main foyer of the gym providing information to guests that come to worship and Bible study on Sunday mornings. If needed, they also escort guests to the proper location.
Greeter/Door Openers Team
Door Openers greet all persons arriving at the gym for worship and providing a worship service bulletin. If needed, greeters escort guests to the desired location. (Children Check-in, Preschool, Check-in, etc.)
Team members serve the Alsbury Community by preparing and serving coffee and water each Sunday morning. Setup and cleanup is done by the Coffee Team.
Ushers greet and help direct individuals to available seating with a smile. Ushers also help take up the offering during the service.
Eyes and Ears Team
Watching parking lot, giving rides up to, and from the building in golf carts Checking doors, rooms, helping wherever needed.
Brownie Brigade Team
The Brownie Brigade involves being on a rotation to deliver home made brownies (provided) to our first time visitors within the week of their visit, welcoming them to Alsbury and facilitating their getting connected.
This team serves in the Conversation Café during our Discover Time. Team members will serve refreshments and/or engage our guests in conversation and answer questions about Alsbury.
A weekly schedule of lawn maintenance is followed by teams of individuals that mow and trim the property
Alsbury Kids Ministry
Everything we teach our little ones is based on one of three simple, but powerful, truths: God Made Me; God Loves Me; Jesus Want to Be My Friend Forever. Volunteers have many opportunities to participate in their faith journey. From welcoming families, check-in, holding babies, playing games, creatively telling faith stories, and much more.
Children (1st-5th Grade)
Children’s Ministry is all about creating environments where kids can encounter God and have fun! Everything we do is based on one of the three basic, but profound, truths: I need to make the wise choice; I can trust God no matter what; I should treat others the way I want to be treated. Volunteers have many opportunities to help do this through welcoming families, check-in, playing games, acting in skits, helping lead worship, creatively teaching messages, small group discussion, theme decorations, snack time, and more.
Alsbury Student Ministry
The transition from child to teenager can be a difficult process. Our Middle School Ministry is designed to help students during this very important stage in life. Volunteers engage students each week in gender specific small groups to discover ways to apply Biblical truth to their unique situation. There is not only many opportunities on Sunday morning but also throughout the week.
Our high school ministry seeks to empower teens to love Jesus, one another and those who don’t know God. Volunteers help students discover authentic faith, their God-given gifts and use them to serve others. Volunteers have many opportunities to help cultivate a passion for Jesus by building relationships with students and parents on Sunday morning and throughout the week.
College/Young Adult Ministry
College Ministry provides a solid foundation of scriptural truths, support, and Godly encouragement to our students to stand on as they navigate the challenges of this life-stage through study and engagement in a loving church community. Ministry volunteers have a strong impact helping our young adults grow in their affection for, obedience to, and service to Christ by organizing community building activities and facilitating Life Group Conversations.
Alsbury Baptist Church wants every person, in every walk of life, to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. In addition, we want to come alongside them for the Journey.
E3 Ministries exists to:
• Embrace and minister to people with IDD (Intellectual and Developmental Differences).
• Empower people with IDD to live life as fully and independently as possible.
• Equip people with IDD to be a part of the body of Christ to the fullest, and equip people to minister
among those with IDD.
Buddy/Helper – Help the teacher with our special needs children.
Buddy/Helper – Help the teacher with our special needs teens.
Work with a special needs adult as a buddy during this class which is scheduled at 9:30.
Alsbury Food Pantry
Recognizing that God has blessed us to be a blessing, the Alsbury Food Pantry offers a reassuring word and a box of staple groceries to help those who need food support for themselves and their families. Volunteers have a hands on opportunity for neighbors to help neighbors with a generous portion of kindness, respect, and grace that also feeds spiritual and emotional needs. Volunteers are needed to, unload and prepare for distribution day, assemble food in boxes, and box carry out.
Alsbury Homeless Ministry
Alsbury’s Homeless Ministry is packed with service opportunities. We meet the homeless were they are, by offering ministry at Compassion Park in Fort Worth. We strive to nurture the souls of individuals who need us regardless of past decisions. Volunteers cook meals, hand out snacks, and drinks to fill physical needs. Volunteers also engage in praying, sharing the love and word of God, and answer questions to fill spiritual needs.
Disaster Relief and Recovery
A Work Team travels to the Beaumont/Port Arthur area, one weekend a month. Light construction and remodeling…on-site training will be provided if needed.
Worship Ministry is a vital part of the life of Alsbury. Our purpose and calling is that of leading others into the very presence of the Living God under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.
The Worship Ministry strives to identify and develop the musical talent of the congregation and to inspire musicians and the congregation through the use of these talents.
Time Commitment: One Wednesday rehearsal a month from 7:30pm to 9:00pm and four and a half hours of rehearsal and leadership in our Sunday services starting at 7:15pm of the same week
The audio/visual members of the worship ministry strive for undistracted excellence in support of the technical needs of Sunday service and other ministry events. The members work with the Worship Pastor to design a sound plan to support Sunday services or events and are responsible for audio/visual board and computer operation.
The set design/decorator members of the Worship Ministry contribute hands-on creative expression to inspire the musicians and the congregation through the physical transformation of the church stage.
Worship Service Moderator
The worship services moderators create informative, fun, and effective presentations that engage the congregation in the programs, events, and needs of the church.
The Prayer Ministry’s mission is to encourage and build a movement of prayer through the church, in order to invite God to do a miraculous work through touching the hearts of believers in an open and public setting. Pray is foundational to the success of ministry. The Prayer Ministry intercedes on behalf of our ministry, the staff, the congregation, our neighbors, the community, the country, and the world on a regular and consistent basis in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.