Ways to Serve

Ways to Serve

As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace.

1 Peter 4:10

Christ Church believes a worshiping church is a serving church. There are many ways to serve on a Sunday morning, during the week, and in New York City.

City Service Opportunities

Hope for New York

Christ Church NYC is pleased to be a church partner with Hope for New York. Hope for New York works with churches and organizations who are committed to holistic ministry in both word and deed, connecting them to a larger citywide movement of mercy & compassion.

For opportunities to serve, please click on our Mission Partners webpage or email hfny@christchurchnyc.com

The Bowery Mission Women’s Center

The women of Christ Church volunteer at the Bowery Mission the third Saturday of every month from 4:45-6 pm. For more information, email becky@christchurchnyc.com.

Serving on Sundays

  • Welcoming and Ushering:  distributing bulletins, greeting people, connecting guests to others in the church, and facilitating lunch gatherings after church.
  • Building Set-up and Clean-up:  preparing the fellowship hall for coffee hour and other classes,  and cleaning up afterwards.
  • Book Table: Setting up the book table, monitoring purchases, and recommending books to those interested.
  • Music: a variety of musical talents are always welcome to serve on Sunday mornings, including both instrumentalists and vocalists! This involves serving once or twice a month, as part of a music team. Rehearsals take place on the Sunday mornings you are rostered.
  • Audio-Visual: this involves setting up mics, doing sound checks, running audio-visual throughout the building, and monitoring the sound during the service.
  • Children’s Ministry: serving as nursery workers and teachers and teacher’s assistants – background check and training mandatory.
  • Communion: setting-up and cleaning-up the elements for Holy Communion – once or twice month.
  • Corporate Prayer: this is a vital ministry that is open to members of Christ Church. Discussion and training with our Senior Minister or one of the church leaders is required.
  • Bible Readers: serving on a regular rotation of those who read one of the Bible passages during the worship service.

Church Administrator: clara@christchurchnyc.com

Outside Ministries and Overseas

Please continue to pray for the following ministries and also for those we financially support overseas:

“You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:39b)