Volunteer Opportunities

Faith without works is dead. We are all made to care for and serve one another. There are a multitude of ways to volunteer through Mt. Sylvan, both inside and outside the walls of our church.

  • List of Volunteer option

    Email office@mtsylvan.org with your volunteer opportunity choices from the list below.


    Ministry Teams and Committees

    __     Worship

    __     Evangelism (Includes welcoming/engaging visitors and spreading the word about Mt.       

              Sylvan United Methodist Church)

    __     Missions

    __     Preschool

    __     Children’s Ministry

    __     Youth Ministry

    __     Adult Discipleship

    __     Kitchen and Food

    __     Trustees

    __     Staff-Parish Relations

    __     Finance

    __     Nominations

    __     Congregational Care

    __     Health and Wellness

    __     Other (Please email office@mtsylvan.org )


    More Specific Roles


    __     Sponsoring a new member

    __     Mt. Sylvan Community Garden

    __     Nursery worker 8:30 / 9:45 / 11:00

    __     Serve Communion –   8:30  /  11:00

    __     Lay Reader  8:30 / 11:00

    __     Ushering  (8:30 service)

    __     Greeter   8:30 / 11:00

    __     Acolyting  8:30 /11:00   

    __     Crossbearing (8:30 am-5th grade & up)

    __     Adult Choir (8:30 service)

    __     Praise Band (11:00 service)

    __     Youth Choir or Praise Band

    __     Handbells

    __     Working with students in grades 6-12

    __     Helping with Children’s Programs  

    __     Teaching Children’s Sunday School

    __     Teaching Adult Sunday School

    __    Visiting shut-ins or inactive members

    __     Sylvan Seniors (Senior adult activities)

    __     Church office phone volunteer

    __      Audio Visual/Slide Show Operation

    __     Writing Devotions or Testimonies

    __     Refugee Resettlement

    __     Playing an instrument

    __     Teaching Bible Study

    __     Prayer shawl ministry (sewing/quilting/ praying)  

    __     Packing lunches for children in need

    __     Tutoring Children

    __     Flood relief - rehabilitating water damaged homes

    __     Picking up from the food bank

    __     Serving meals at Urban Ministries

    __     Providing blood sugar and blood sugar screenings for seniors