Volunteering at FPC Belmont

There is a place for you to serve Christ at First Presbyterian Belmont, whatever your time or talents may be. You can volunteer by filling out the form below, or scroll through the current opportunities below and click on the contact links.

Volunteer on a committee

Would you like to serve on a committee? Below are our standing committees, which meet monthly. Please check below which committee you would like to serve.

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Current Volunteer Opportunities

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Lay Readers, prayer of dedication

Read a scripture passage before the sermon during the 10:30 service. Usually you will get the passage a day or two before you are to read. If you sign up to do the Prayer of Dedication, you can make one up or use one from a book in the Deacon's closet. Click here

 

blood drive volunteer

Support our bi-annual efforts to host a blood drive. Direct and greet guests. Good fit for the friendly greeter! Contact David Minnich

 

Feed the Children

Deliver lunch to school age children’s homes during Spring and Christmas Breaks and in the Summer. You will heat, package or deliver meals. Takes about an hour. Great opportunity for families! Contact Anne Hixson

 

Meals on Wheels

Deliver lunch to homebound seniors in our community. Deliver one day per month and will need transportation. Good fit for retired folks! Contact: Anne Hixson

 

Habitat for Humanity

Build affordable homes in partnership with those in need in Gaston County. Help with supervised build of home. No skill needed. One Saturday morning in the fall. Great opportunity for the hands-on volunteer! Contact: David Minnich

 

Family Promise

Help low-income and low income families achieve sustainable independence. Volunteer for 1-2 hours: setup/tear down bedrooms, provide dinner meal, provide fellowship, spend the night, provide breakfast and lunch items. Lots of volunteer options! Good fit for all! Contact: Kathleen Boyce

 

Catawba Heights Elementary School

Provide support to local children in our community. Coordinate with school counselor on children’s and school needs: collect school supplies, provide Christmas gifts, identify specific needs. Great opportunity for the organizer! Contact: Sue Johnson

 

Belmont Community Organization

Provide support to needy families in our community. Coordinate with the BCO on local mission opportunities including: Angel Tree gifts, weekly food drive, local needs assessment. Great volunteer opportunity to work around your own schedule! Contact: Al Wall

 

Reading Soul Mates

Help children develop a positive attitude toward reading, achieve success in school and build self confidence. Tutor a second grade student for one hour a week at a local elementary school. Training provided. Great fit for retired folks and those with flexibility in their work day! Contact: George Anne Ratchford

 

Weekend backpack food program

Provide nutritious, non-perishable, easy-to-prepare food to children to ensure they have enough to eat on the weekends. You pack the food and deliver it to the schools. Good family activity! Contact: Sue Johnson

 
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early at 8:30 worship setup

Set up tables, microphone and lectern for the pastor. Set up table and put out bulletins. Takes about 15 minutes. Great for early birds who love the 8:30 service. Instructions and contact information- click here.

 

early at 8:30 worship- refreshments

Pick up donuts at Dunkin’ Donuts at 7:00 am, set up table int he Scout Hut, make coffee. Great for early birds who love the 8:30 service! For more detailed instructions and to sign up please click here.

 

Lemonade in the gathering area

Set up and help serve cookies, Goldfish crackers, lemonade and water after our 10:30 worship service in the sanctuary. Great opportunity to meet new people! For more information and to sign up, please click here.