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Creation Station (Preschool) Sunday School Teachers for 2018-2019 School Year

Teachers welcome preschoolers into their classrooms on Sunday mornings, sharing Jesus' love for them through Bible stories, crafts, games and friendships. There are four people on a teaching team for each classroom allowing for a flexible monthly schedule of teaching two times per month. The curriculum is provided and all lessons and...

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Children's Ministries K-5th Grade Sunday School Worship Leader

Help Lead K-5th Grade kids in worship on Sunday Mornings. This is a once-per-month commitment from 9:50 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. Interested?  Sign up below.

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Wednesday Night GTW Helpers

Help lead children in music, games and learning Scripture during Fall 2018 and Winter 2019 GTW, 6 to 8 p.m.  Interested?  Sign up below.

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Children's Ministries K-5th Grade Sunday School Teacher

Lead Kindergarteners through 5th graders as they connect with God's Word. There are many different themed worship rooms to teach in.  Interested? Sign up below.

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IHN/Family Promise Team

Four times every year, First Pres hosts four families who would otherwise be homeless, providing food, shelter and community. Many volunteers are needed, including overnight hosts, set-up/tear-down, evening hosts and team members to buy groceries and make hot meals. The next hosting period is November 25 - December 2. Selecting "Join the...

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ESL Kids Summer Enrichment Program Volunteers

We are in need of volunteers to help with the kids a part of the Summer Enrichment program. While their parents are working to learn English, these kids will continue to learn, have fun and gain community here at First Pres.

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Photographer

Experienced hobbyists or better are needed to use their own equipment to capture First Pres events for storytelling and promotional purposes. Volunteers should be prepared to submit samples of their work. Interested? Sign up below.

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Writer

Experienced hobbyists or better are needed to contribute articles for First Pres Magazine and the First Pres Blog, and to assist with the preparation of sermon discussion guides. Volunteers should be prepared to submit samples of their work. Interested? Sign up below.

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Men's Mentor

One-to-one mentoring of men at Springs Rescue Mission. Currently, five men serve in this capacity, but many more SRM men need a mentor. Interested? Sign up below

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Pew Pocket Stuffer

Help refill the friendship folders and pew pockets with items that are needed.  Interested?  Sign up below

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Library Volunteer

Volunteers are needed for two-hour shifts during the week, one and a half hours shifts once a month on Sunday mornings and help with book fairs.  Interested?  Sign up below.

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Communion Preparation

Prepare communion and assist in properly cleaning and organizing items after worship.  Serve for some or all communion services.  Interested?  Sign up below.

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Sunday Morning Parking Team

Greet Worshipers and direct people to available parking.  Maintain a presence for the safety of all worshipers.  Serve once a month, in shifts.  Interested?  Sign up below.

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Sunday Morning Usher

Greet and seat worshipers, take the offering and provide a presence for safety.  Serve once a month or every Sunday.  Must arrive 30 minutes early for worship.  Interested?  Sign up below.

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Hosts

Welcome worshipers and help visitors make their way through our large church.  Thirty-minute shift, one Sunday a month or more.  Interested?  Sign up below.

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On-Call Bulletin and Mailing Assembly

Help from time to time when bulletins need to be stuffed with inserts or a large mailing needs to be assembled.  Interested? Sign up below

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Knitting Prayer Shawls

Join our Thursday afternoon Knit and Chat group for a time of fellowship and the creation of prayer shawls that will become a tangible touch for someone of their church's and God's love for them. Interested? Sign up  below.

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Monday Prayer Team

Join a dedicated team at the church on Monday mornings from 11 am to 12 pm to pray for requests submitted by our congregation.  Those who serve in this way must maintain confidentiality.  Interested?  Sign up below.

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Food Ministry Volunteers

Help provide excellent hospitality and build community through shared meals and snacks.  Food ministry volunteers prepare rooms for events, set tables, serve food and clean up.  Below you will see a list of events that need YOUR help.  Interested?  Sign up below and indicate which even you can help with. Friday, June 1, 9...

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Musician Hosts/Set up

We need hosts for two music events this summer to make our guests feel welcome and extra special.   Help host the Cowboys for Jesus (formerly the Flying W Wranglers) while they are at First Pres for our Sunday, July 1, Of Thee I Sing concert, making them feel welcome extra special. We also need two to three people to host...

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Student Ministry Van Drivers

We need volunteers to safely drive students and leaders to locations in Colorado Springs and Denver in the church vans for upcoming events. Serving Springs is July 9-13 from 12:25 pm to 4 pm.  We will need three drivers per day to drive to different mission sites within Colorado Springs and a special event on Friday. Water World Trip is...

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Alpha Leadership Team

Do you have a passion for hospitality?  For welcoming people exactly as they are? For creating space for honest, safe conversation about God and faith?  We are building our team to run a future Alpha course.  Alpha is for those who are outside of the church and have questions about an aspect of the Christian faith and enter into...

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Get-Set Preschool Classroom Helper

Get-Set Preschool is our high-quality free preschool offered to our downtown and SE Colorado Springs neighbors.  Minister to students and help teachers by assisting in the classroom once per week. Interested? Sign up below

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Get-Set Preschool "Cook"

Get-Set Preschool is our high-quality free preschool offered to our downtown and SE Colorado Springs neighbors.  Prepare and serve simple meals to students two times per month.  Interested? Sign up below.

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Get-Set Preschool Reader

Get-Set Preschool is our high-quality free preschool offered to our downtown and SE Colorado Springs neighbors.  Minister to kids and assist teachers by reading to children in the classroom once per week. Interested? Sign up below

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Get-Set Preschool Bus Rider

Get-Set Preschool is our high-quality free preschool offered to our downtown and SE Colorado Springs neighbors.  Minister to kids and assist bus drivers on pick-up or drop-off routes by riding along once per week. Interested?  Sign up below

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Plaza Reception Desk Volunteer

Answer telephones, cover the front desk when staff receptionists are in meetings or on vacation, direct people through the church and interact with community members who enter the church building.  Interested?  Sign up below.

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Sunday Morning Nursery Volunteer

High school students and adult volunteers can help in the nursery on Sunday mornings, all four services or just one.  If you love kids, please sign up for a fun hour or two with these little guys.  Interested?  Sign up below.

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Serve with YoungLives

Young Lives, a ministry of Young Life, introduces young moms and their kids to Jesus Christ and help them grow in their faith.

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Serve with Urban Peak

Urban Peak ignites the potential in youth to exit homelessness and create self-determined, fulfilled lives.

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Serve with Springs Rescue Mission

Springs Rescue Mission works to see lives transformed and filled with hope as our community works together to fight homelessness, poverty and addiction.

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Serve with Pikes Peak Academy

Pikes Peak Academy is a private alternative high school that provides a quality education within a faith-based environment.

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Serve with Mission Medical

Mission Medical is a faith based nonprofit that provides free healthcare to uninsured, under-insured and low income members of the Pikes Peak Region.

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Serve with the Marian House

A ministry of Catholic Charities, Marian House offers hot, nutritious meals 365 days a year to anyone who comes to their door, free of charge.

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Serve with the Dale House

Dale House reaches out to at-risk youth through community living, building healthy relationships and taking steps towards living independently.

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Serve with Family Life Services

Family Life Services focuses on rebuilding the lives of single moms and their children in a faith-based community through life transformation.

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Serve with Family Promise

Family Promise seeks to end family homelessness in Colorado Springs one family at a time with short-term temporary shelter through their Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN), case management and assistance into transitional housing.

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Serve with Fostering Hope

Fostering Hope works to create an extended family to surround and support foster families, as well as supporting teens and young adults as they age out of foster care and begin to establish their independence.

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Serve with Greccio

Greccio owns or manages properties throughout Colorado Springs that provide housing for 1,150 residents annually by helping to reduce the housing expense burden.

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Serve with Hope & Home

Hope & Home is a nondenominational Christian charity that trains and actively supports foster families across the Front Range who feel compelled by Christ’s command to take care of the “least of these.

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Serve with Life Network

Life Network works to cultivate a community that values life through the love of Christ by providing life-affirming alternatives to abortion, promoting sexual integrity and healthy decisions and empowering parents to be healthy and hopeful.

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Serve with Lutheran Family Services

Lutheran Family Services has a variety of programs that work to support refugees, adoptive families and kids, kids in foster care and families needing help with respite care for children in Colorado Springs.

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Servant Singers

Servant Singers is a volunteer choir made up of First Pres retirees. They practice for six weeks in the spring and in the fall, then “tour” local care facilities to minister to residents. Spring rehearsals begin Thursday, January 25, at 9:30 a.m. in the Youth Rehearsal Room. Call Marty Kelley at 884-6113 with questions.

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ESM Donation Sunday

First Pres was one of the 8 founding churches that started ESM. We collect food to help stock their food pantry every first Sunday of the month. Bring in anything from canned or boxed goods, laundry detergent, diapers, Bibles, or maybe even a teddy bear. Carts will be placed in the Plaza and in the Weber Street parking lot.

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Christmas Decorating

Advent decorating volunteers needed 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 28 through December 1. Instructions cheerfully given! Because of safety concerns, adults only, please. Please include the day and times you are available in the comments box below.  Interested? Tell us here: 

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Refugee Life Skills/ESL Volunteer

First Pres will again host Life Skills ESL classes for refugees on Monday and Wednesday mornings, beginning in January. Volunteers are needed to assist in the classroom. Training is required and will be provided. Contact the City and Global Engagement for more information.

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Women's Refugee Sewing Group

Did you know that refugee women meet monthly at First Pres to sew, build community, and practice English? If you can do ANY of the following and want to get involved, contact the Mission Engagement office.  1. Drive a car 2. Hang out and play with kids 3. Work a sewing machine 4. Teach simple sewing projects

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Life and Safety Ministry

Life and Safety creates a safe and secure environment for the people of First Pres, and serves as a caring presence for neighbors experiencing homelessness or other difficult circumstances who visit our facilities.

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Grilled Cheese Monday

We serve hundreds of grilled cheese sandwiches to Palmer High School students every Monday. Many volunteers are needed from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to help grill, clean up, greet kids and fellowship. Questions? Contact the Student Ministry Office using the form below, call us at 884-6220 with questions, or just come by the Weber Street Center...

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Easter Nursery Volunteer

Join us at one of our Easter services in the nursery. Make crafts, sing songs and play with our children. We need several volunteers to keep our children safe and well cared for. Service times with nursery are 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 and 12:00. Please indicate your availability in the comment box below. 

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