Sylvania United Church of Christ
Claimed by God, Responding as Disciples
Gifts - Talent

Service

Advance Ministry
A ministry of members caring for members. Please consider serving on a card writing team. Teams are asked to write cards once every seven weeks.
Contact: Kathy Tashima, kathy@sylvaniaucc.org

Caring Partners
This ministry team is ready to be with you in times of transition. Whether it is following a hospitalization, birth of baby, illness, accident or injury, Caring Partners would like to be there with a meal, visit or call to let you know you are remembered.

Fellowship Hour
The Fellowship Committee asks for volunteers to help set up, serve and clean up coffee hour between worship services. We welcome you to help host a fellowship hour by helping with set up. Bringing treats is an option.
Contact: Kathy Tashima, kathy@sylvaniaucc.org

Food for Others/Hospitality Ministry
Bakers are needed to donate pies and cookies for St. Paul's Community Center during the holidays and brownies on the fourth Saturday of each month. We also send cookies to our college students twice a year. Donations of food are also needed for funerals held at the church. Volunteers are needed to set up, serve and clean-up for church dinners, including funeral receptions.
Contact: Kathy Tashima, kathy@sylvaniaucc.org

Friendship Bread Deliverers
The Membership Board also organizes those who are willing to visit first time visitors after church and deliver a loaf of bread and information about our church. Bakers of the bread are also needed.
Contact: Amy Eighmey, church@sylvaniaucc.org

Greeters
Greet arrivals at the door before worship services. This opportunity is organized by the Chancel Board.
Contact: Amy Eighmey, church@sylvaniaucc.org

Holiday Bazaar
Workshops on Tuesdays (January through October) from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Come and join in the fun! The bazaar is held in October or November. All kinds of help are needed for this all-church event.
Contact: Amy Eighmey, church@sylvaniaucc.org

Toledo Area Ministries
Volunteers are needed for our Personal Needs Ministry on Wednesdays between 10 a.m. and noon at Sylvania UCC or 3-5 p.m. at Grace Community Center (with Nu-Vizion) on Wednesdays at 2 p.m.. Volunteers fill orders or greet and talk with the clients.
Contact: Kathy Tashima, kathy@sylvaniaucc.org

Office Help
Each week volunteers are needed to do basic, but essential tasks in our church office. Contact the office if you are interested.
Contact: Amy Eighmey, church@sylvaniaucc.org

Prayer Shawl Ministry
This group creates loving prayer shawls for people needing arms of concern or joy around them. The shawls can be crocheted or knitted. This small group meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. All are welcome!

Rummage Sale
Held twice a year to benefit missions. Clothing, household items and volunteers are needed.
Contact: Kathy Tashima, kathy@sylvaniaucc.org

Service Projects
The Board of Christian Outreach plans service projects throughout the year: Habitat for Humanity workdays, Toledo Northwest Ohio Food Bank sorting, serving in soup kitchens, etc.
Contact: Kathy Tashima, kathy@sylvaniaucc.org

Welcomers
The Membership Board is always looking for folks willing to serve as informal hosts for Sunday morning who seek out and welcome visitors.
Contact: Amy Eighmey, church@sylvaniaucc.org

Ushers
Ushers for Sunday morning worship are organized into teams by the Chancel Board. Usher teams are utilized on a rotating basis. New volunteers are always welcomed.
Contact: Amy Eighmey, church@sylvaniaucc.org