We organize our serving opportunities into ministry teams. Consider where your passions and gifts best fit and then try out a ministry team! It's also a great environment to meet other people and develop community within and outside of Prince of Peace.
Do you enjoy helping "behind the scenes?" Our administrative teams take care of many details such as:
- Assembling worship folders
- Distributing items to church mailboxes
- Creating Baptism banners
- Assisting the Pastor at weddings
- Assisting in the church office
ADULT EDUCaTION TEAMS
Do you have the gift of teaching? You can work with our Adult Education Team to teach various adult bible studies, facilitate support groups, and assist with other class offerings. You can also use your organization skills to maintain our resource center and help with administrative details for our class offerings.
CONGREGATIONAL CARE MINISTRY TEAMS
Do you like providing comfort and care to others? We strive to be a warm, caring community and live that out in many ways:
- Providing meals to a family battling illness, welcoming a new baby, etc.
- Sending cards of encouragement and congratulations
- Preparing food and/or helping serve a meal for funeral luncheons
- Knitting comfort shawls
- Assisting our visitation Pastor and Parish Nurse with care needs in the congregation
- Serving as a Stephen Minister to provide spiritual and emotional support to someone in need
CHILDREN'S & STUDENT MINISTRY TEAMS
Do you enjoy sharing your faith with children so that they can learn and grow in their own faith? We have vibrant children's & student ministry programs where volunteers are:
- Leading small groups within each age category
- Helping with Vacation Bible School for Preschoolers—6th graders
- Assisting at retreats and events
- Serving alongside high school students on mission trips
- Caring for children in the nursery
- Helping with administrative tasks
FELLOWSHIP MINISTRY TEAMS
Do you love food and fellowship? We have ministries that focus on food and fun by:
- Serving treats and beverages after worship services
- Hosting the Easter breakfast
- Planning women's and men's events
- Coordinating events for our Pairs and Spares Seniors Group
- Planning and serving at church-wide fellowship events (game night, block party, spaghetti dinner, etc.)
MISSIONS & OUTREACH MINISTRY TEAMS
Do you have a passion for working with our mission partners in serving a variety of populations outside our walls? We minister through many local, national, and international groups. Learn more about our Missions & Outreach activities here.
We also reach others in our local community by participating in a variety of local events such as Lifetree Cafe, Palatine Independence Day Parade, and Palatine Streetfest.
If you have the gift of hospitality or shepherding, volunteers are also welcoming worshippers at the Connection Center and helping them find information, assisting in the New Member Class, and serving as connectors for new members
Are you skilled in the trades or would you enjoy helping with the upkeep of our facility and grounds? We have volunteers who are:
- Caring for God's creation by maintaining the flowers and bushes
- Helping with carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and painting projects in the building
PRAYER MINISTRY TEAMS
Do you have a passion for prayer? Volunteers in Prayer Ministry are:
- Receiving prayer requests via phone or mail from the prayer chain
- Praying for our church before the early Sunday service and on Wednesdays
- Praying after services with any attendee who requests personal prayer
- Organizing other prayer events
Learn more on the Prayer Ministry Page.
WORSHIP & MUSIC MINISTRY TEAMS
Do you enjoy being a part of the worship experience? Volunteers are helping perform in the worship and also serving in supporting roles:
- Performing in the adult choir, hand bells, praise band, orchestra, special ensembles, and drama teams
- Preparing the altar for communion, assisting with communion, and reading the scriptures
- Running the sound and video components of our services
- Serving as a worship host or worship coordinator during our services
Learn more on the Worship Arts Ministry Page
If you would like to learn more about any of these serving opportunities, you can click here to see the full list of ministry teams and team leader(s). You can access the leader(s) contact information through the church directory or fill out the form below and the respective ministry team leader(s) will be in touch soon!
Ministry Team Interest Form
Thank you for wanting to serve God and others!