Click the image below to read the
2023 Messiah’s Way Letter from
Fr. Tom Rutherford

Click the image below to view the
Messiah’s Way Ministry Catalog

Contact the office for a copy of the printed booklet version.

Opportunities to Serve

Click the headers below to view the types of opportunities available, the age requirements (opportunities open to youth are green and those open to children are pink) , and the opportunity number Ministry Catalog.

Worship Opportunities

1. Acolyte/Altar Server Open to EVERYONE age 6+

2. Altar Guild Youth and children may serve as part of a parent or grandparent family team

3. Usher/Greeter Youth opportunity; children may serve as part of a parent or grandparent family team

4. Lector (LEC) Open to everyone 12+

5. Lay Eucharistic Minister (LEM) Open to everyone 12+

6. Lay Eucharistic Visitor (LEV) Open to everyone 12+ 

7. Music Ministry Open to everyone 12+ 

8. Prayer Intercessor Open to everyone 12+ 

9. Wash/Iron Vestements

For more information about any of these ministries,  download the Ministry Catalog and view items 1-9.

Facility Ministry Opportunities

10. Building Maintenance & Repairs Open to everyone age 12+

11. Lay Weeder Open to everyone age 12+

12. Kitchen Crew Open to everyone age 12+

13. Event Set Up & Tear Down Open to everyone age 12+

14. Funding Open to everyone age 12+

15. Office Angel Open to everyone age 12+

For more information about any of these ministries,  download the Ministry Catalog and view items 10-15.

Outreach Opportunities

16. Ongoing Ministry Volunteers (includes serving on the Outreach Committee) Youth opportunity; children may serve as part of a parent or grandparent family team

17. One Time Volunteers Youth opportunity; children may serve as part of a parent or grandparent family team

For more information about any of these ministries,  download the Ministry Catalog and view items 16 & 17.

Communication Ministry Opportunities

18. Media Missionary Open to everyone age 12+

19. Worship Tech Minister (includes Sound) Open to everyone age 12+

20. Church Historical Ministry Open to everyone age 12+

For more information about any of these ministries,  download the Ministry Catalog and view items 18-20.

Children & Youth Volunteer Opportunities

21. Nursery Ministry Open to everyone age 12+

22. Children’s Ministry Open to everyone age 12+

23. Youth Ministry Adults over 18 only; will need to be fingerprinted and certified through “Safeguarding God’s Children”

For more information about any of these ministries,  download the Ministry Catalog and view items 21-23.

Fellowship Opportunities

24. Revive Young-ish Adult Group

25. Fun & Fellowship Committee Open to all ages! Help plan and execute our parish fun & fellowship!

26. Coffee Hour Open to everyone age 12+

27. Panera Bread Pick-up

For more information about any of these ministries,  download the Ministry Catalog and view items 24-27.

Pastoral Care Opportunities

28. Casserole Patrol Open to everyone age 12+

29. Prayer Chain Open to everyone age 12+

30. Praying for Yellow Card Requests Open to everyone age 12+

31. D.A.R.T (Disaster Action Readiness Team) Open to everyone age 12+

32. Provide Transportation

For more information about any of these ministries,  download the Ministry Catalog and view items 28-32.

Ongoing Small Group Opportunities

Messiah offers LOTS of ongoing opportunities for small group participation, ranging from year-round, once per week bible studies to periodic class opportunities, to once a month bookclub or supper with biblical discussion opportunities.

For more information about any of these ministries,  download the Ministry Catalog and scroll to the section after the volunteer opportunities (begins after volunteer opportunity 32).

Once Per Month Opportunities

Men’s Supper & Ladies’ Dinner 1st Tuesday of every month, 6:30pm. Men meet in the Youth Hall and ladies meet in the Parish Hall.

Daughter’s of the King 2nd Monday of every month at 5pm for fellowship and 5:30pm for chapter business meeting.

Supper & Sharing 3rd Wednesday of every month, 5:15pm-7pm in the Parish Hall.

Book Club 4th Thursday of every month, 5:15pm in the Library.

Classes

Please see the catalog for additional information, including contact information:

Through the Valley Grief Group Spring and fall 6-week sessions

Messiah School for the Arts Music lessons, drama club, and more

Boundaries Offered periodically, uses materials as developed by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

Weekly Opportunities

Diving Deeper – The Screwtape Letters Sundays at 5pm in the Library

Simple Supper Dinner and fellowship, Sundays at 6pm in the Parish Hall

Messiah Mondays – Mere Christianity Mondays at 6:30pm-8pm in the Parish Hall

Tuesday Night Bible Study 6:30pm in the Library EXCEPT the 1st Tuesday of each month, to allow participation in the Men’s Supper and Ladies’ Dinner.

Wednesday Morning Bible Study with Fr. Tom 11am in the Library

Thursday Morning Bible Study 7am – 9am in the Library

Thursday Night Haitian Bible Study 7:30pm via Zoom

Additional Opportunities

Come check out our COTM Library! View more information here.

Cursillo participation opportunties. To learn more about Cursillo – Diocese of Central Florida, click here.