Volunteer

Serving at Friendship Church

God is changing lives every week at Friendship Church. Behind each changed life is the service of many volunteers. Whether it’s greeting new guests, holding a baby, helping behind the scenes on a Sunday morning or anything in between, each role is vital to the body of Christ.

Browse the categories below to discover what ministry best suits your passion, personality and availability.

  1. Select a category below to find out more.
  2. Fill out and submit the form on the right. It’s that easy!

What Are Your Areas Of Interest?

The Prayer Ministry of Friendship wants to ensure that prayer is an integral part of the church because we are a community that believes in the power of prayer.

There are many people in need of prayer. By joining a prayer team, you are committing to honor confidentiality regarding the requests.

 

Sunday Morning Prayer Ministers

Prayer Ministers serve one Sunday a month and are available for 10 - 15 minutes following either the 9:00 or 10:45am Sunday service to pray with individuals and families.

Connect Card Prayer Team

Pray for those who ask for prayer via the Connect Cards on Sunday morning. Each week you will be emailed four to six prayer requests for you to pray for at a time that works for you.

Prayer Chain

As a member of the Prayer Chain, you will receive email updates of prayer requests from your church family.

 

Friendship Church is excited to partner with Second Harvest to provide a free surplus grocery and household goods distribution on the Second Thursday of every month. We need nearly 100 volunteers to have this event run smoothly from the time the truck arrives until the trash is taken out at the end of the night. Each volunteer plays a super important role and we would love for you to join us. There are so many areas in which to help:

  • Product Counter and Repack, 1:30 – 4:00pm
  • Distribution, Cardboard Breakdown or Carry-Out, 5:15 – 7:30pm
  • Cleanup/Teardown, 7:15 – 8:30pm

This is a wonderful opportunity to show Christ’s love and care to those in need. It is also a great chance for parents and students (age 12 and up) to serve together or for teens looking to perform community service.

To serve with Second Harvest, please fill out and submit the form to the right.

Acts of Friendship is an on-going serve team. Volunteers will help with painting, lawn care, repairs, oil changes, haircuts, sewing, etc. as needs arise throughout the year. We will serve both our congregation and the community like Jesus.

As a volunteer you will be contacted via email as needs come up. If you are able to help, great! If not, that’s ok. Join us in helping others throughout the year.

If you wish to donate a car, you may contact New Creations at 612-249-6929 or visit newcreations.org.

 

Facilities Serve Team volunteers are part of an on-going team. Volunteers will help with various maintenance projects that arise at the church throughout the year. We are looking for people with willing hearts to serve.

As a volunteer you will be contacted via email as needs come up. If you are able to help, great! If not, that’s ok. Join us when you can.

Has God given you a heart for children? Help us provide a place that children enjoy. Where they can feel safe and have a sense of love and belonging. From the babies to our elementary school kids, we can help you find your perfect fit. And while you’re busy blessing children, you’ll receive amazing blessings in return. If you can’t commit to every Sunday, we have flexible options. Also, there are opportunities on Wednesday evenings during the school year.  

Are groups include:

  • Newborn – 24 months old
  • 2 – 5 years old
  • Kindergarten – grade 4

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To serve with Kids Ministry, please fill out and submit the form to the right.

This is a ministry where our volunteer leaders make a huge impact on the lives of students! There are many different ways you can serve and impact the lives of middle and high school students for eternity, including:

  • Discussion Group Leader
  • Check-In & Greeting
  • Audio-Visual Team
  • Special Event Teams
  • Prayer
  • And More!

If you love Jesus and want to use your passions and gifts to pour into the lives of students, please contact us and we'd love to have a conversation with you!

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To serve with Youth Ministry, please fill out and submit the form to the right.

At times everyone needs support, encouragement and guidance to help them through life. Care Ministries exist to comfort and care for individuals with the healing power, truth and love of Jesus Christ. There is are variety of ways to serve.

GriefShare and DivorceCare facilitators

Do you have a heart to serve people who are grieving the loss of a loved one or going through a divorce or separation? Then consider becoming a GriefShare or DivorceCare facilitator; training is provided using Christ centered curriculum and videos.

Care Facility Or Home Visitor

Could you spare an hour or two to spend time with those in need? Someone who is confined to home or a care facility would appreciate a visit from you.

Provide Meals

It is Friendship's desire to care for our families that are experiencing an illness, surgery, birth or death. Would you like to make a meal and bring it to a family in need? As a need is brought to our attention, we would be in contact to see if the timing fits your schedule.

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To serve with the Care Ministry, please fill out and submit the form to the right.

Volunteers are needed to fill roles on the Safety Teams at the Prior Lake and Shakopee Campuses of Friendship Church. If you have a heart to serve others by helping establish and maintain a safe and welcoming environment for all guests, members, volunteers and staff, this opportunity is for you.

There is flexibility with weekly scheduling for Sunday, Monday and Wednesday openings, and a monthly Thursday opening. All training is provided.

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To serve on the Safety Team, please fill out and submit the form to the right.

The Hospitality volunteers love, live and serve like Jesus by creating welcoming environments, establishing intentional connections, and ministering to others.

Greeters and Ushers

Greeters and ushers provide a warm welcome both at the door and prior to worship. Ushers also warmly interact with guests, distribute communion elements and collect the offering.

Welcome Center Host

Do you have a welcoming presence and warm smile? Do you sincerely like to help people? This important role assists our guests that have questions about our church, and hands out a gift to our first-time visitors.

Baptism Assistant

Help Baptism Sundays run smoothly as we celebrate with those who are publicly professing their faith in Jesus as their Savior.

Communion Assistants

To prepare and pray over the elements for Communion.

Communion Bread Bakers

This team comes together a few times a year to prepare, bake, cut and store the Communion bread.

Special Event Hospitality Teams

Friendship Church offers many special events and worship services. In order for these events to run smoothly and create a welcoming environment, we need volunteers that are willing to greet and engage with those who are attending.

Point Person

Do you enjoy watching the sunrise? Point people are the first ones to show up on Sunday morning to open the building and serve our volunteers.

Connectors

The role of a Connector is to meet new people, help them get connected and explore their next steps at Friendship Church.

To serve on a Hospitality Team, please fill out and submit the form to the right.

All areas below are great ways to serve our church and play a critical role in our Sunday morning worship services.

Sound

If you like music, have an ear for mixing bands and vocalists, and want to serve on this team, we need you!

Media

Ever wonder how the lyrics show up on the big screens? Our media people! Help our congregation worship by running our morning media!

Camera

We broadcast video for online services and throughout the building. This is a new, but fun, way to serve our church!

Band / Vocals

If you're a skilled musician or vocalist, we invite you to audition for our worship team.

If you're at all interested, please reach out to our Worship Pastor, Joel Farber at or call (952) 447-0566.

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The Kitchen Ministry is one fun, but busy ministry that always has room for more enthusiastic volunteers. Friendship has a multitude of ministries and programs, many of which serve food, so if you have the gift of helps or hospitality, consider volunteering in this ministry.

Some of our opportunities to serve include:

  • The River
  • Coffee Bar
  • Special Events
  • Baptisms
  • Wednesday Night Meals
  • Celebrate Recovery Meals

Sunday Morning Coffee Bar

Like the smell of coffee? Love to serve people? We can train you to work at the coffee bar.

To serve with the Kitchen Ministry, please fill out and submit the form to the right.

 

 

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What campus would you prefer to serve?

 


 

Select your area(s) of interest:

Second Harvest

Acts Of Friendship

Safety Team

Mowing Team

Kids

Select age group:


Youth Ministry

Care

Hospitality

Worship

Kitchen

Prayer

 

 

 

 

Prior Lake Campus
(Mailing Address)

17741 Fairlawn Avenue
Prior Lake, MN 55372

Shakopee Campus

12800 Marystown Road
Shakopee, MN 55379

Contact Us

952-447-8282
info@friendshipmn.org

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Sunday Service Times
9:00 and 10:45am

Office Hours
8:00am - 4:00pm (M-TH)

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