Serve

Listed below are just some of the opportunities available to serve at CUMC. All are encouraged to find their place to serve. Contact the church office at 785-460-2761 or email umccolby@st-tel.net if you are interested in any of the service opportunities listed here or to discuss new ministries not yet listed. Thank you for considering becoming a volunteer in Christ's church!

  • Volunteer to coordinate welcome and hospitality ministries for the church
  • Update church website
  • Volunteer to visit shut-ins, nursing home residents, or hospital patients
  • Volunteer to help with communion services at the nursing home and assisted living facilities
  • Volunteer to help with youth ministries on Wednesday evenings
  • Volunteer to teach or lead Sunday School (adults)
  • Volunteer to teach or lead Sunday School (youth)
  • Lead the Children's Message during worship
  • Volunteer to teach or lead Sunday School (children)
  • Assist with fellowship and coffee hour
  • Volunteer to usher or be a greeter
  • Join the Chancel Choir (rehearses at 7 on Wednesday evenings)
  • Volunteer to perform special music in worship
  • Volunteer to be liturgist in worship
  • Acolyte at Sunday worship (ages 3rd grade through 8th grade)
  • Volunteer for a Camp Lakeside work day
  • Office Volunteer 
  • Tend flower beds
  • Pick up trash on church property
  • Handy work for those unable to do it themselves (painting, cleaning, yard work, etc.)
  • Handy work at the church (small projects, painting, tree trimming, mowing, etc.)
  • Communion steward (helps with preparing and serving communion)