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Service Opportunities

Needs within our Congregation


Serve as a Leader-Coach for the West Side Community Groups
September 2014 – June 2015
The West Side congregation is now accepting applications for Community Group Leader-Coaches for the 2014 – 2015 ministry year. Leader-Coaches come alongside the CG leaders (of up to 3 groups) by encouraging, supporting, caring, and praying for them on a regular basis. As a West Side Leader-Coach, you’ll receive on-going training and care from the Community Group Directors starting with a fall semester Intensive. You’ll also have regular opportunities to connect with other Leader-Coaches for peer-support. This lay leader opportunity is open to Redeemer members affiliated with the West Side congregation. Previous experience in community groups and/or community group leadership is desired.

Applications are due May 15 and can be downloaded HERE.

Join our Sunday Volunteer Team!
Sundays, all worship services
A very easy way to get connected is to volunteer with us once a month on a Sunday Service! We would love to have you join one of our awesome teams depending on your interests - Ushers, Greeters, Book Table, or Communion Servers (communion team requires church membership). Go here for additional info or email Amanda to sign up.

Be the host / hostess of God's house!
11:30am Ushers needed - just once a month!

The first impression of a church is often collected by its volunteers. We need ushers with a heart to receive all our guests and neighbors at the 11:30 service especially, although, all services have opportunities. Email Amanda to sign up.

Seeking night owls and bookworms!
5pm & 7pm Book Table - just once a month!

Our evening Book Table is seeking book worms and writers to join our team of monthly volunteers to help foster spiritual growth in our congregation by connecting them with literature. All books selected by Tim and Kathy Keller as the "100 books Every Christian Must Read". Email Amanda to sign up.

Serve Redeemer's Next Generation through our Children's Ministry
Sundays, 9:30AM, 11:30AM and 5:00PM Services
The West Side Children’s Ministry is seeking new volunteers to help in lots of roles...

Pre-School Large Group Assistant: Assist the Large Group Leader with worship and storytelling. If you are gifted in creative ways of communicating and connecting with Pre-School aged students then this would be a great opportunity for you.

Pre-School Tech Support: This is a behind-the-scenes role, providing computer graphics and video support for the Large Group program. If you are attentive, have some knowledge of computers and good technical intuition this would be a great opportunity for you.

Elementary Large Group / Worship Assistants: Assist the Large Group Leader with worship and storytelling. If you are gifted in creative ways of communicating and connecting with elementary aged students then this would be a great opportunity for you!

Small Group Leaders: Small group leaders help lead activities in the classroom with smaller groups of children. Leaders will be provided a good understanding of the week's lesson so they can facilitate activities to help children understand and apply the material.

Family Greeters: Prior to one of the services, welcome families and assist them with check-in.

To learn more or apply to serve, please click here or email Jenni or stop by the Children’s Ministry desk on the 3rd floor Sunday morning or evening. 


Hope for New York needs within our Community

Click here to learn more about HFNY.

Hope for New York: Donate a Toy to His Toy Store
Help Hope for New York provide toys to families in need by donating a new toy to His Toy Store, our annual Christmas toy drive. People like you donate new toys, and we work with local churches to host His Toy Stores, where families in need can shop for new toys at no cost. This year, our goal is to give 5,000 toys! Send a toy straight to our warehouse via our Amazon Wishlist at We recommend placing your order by Nov. 30, as all toys must be received by Dec. 3.

Volunteer at Thanksgiving Boxes of Love Event
Saturday, November 23 7:00AM to 12:00PM at the W83rd Ministry Center
17 adult volunteers are needed to serve as supervisors for each area of the packing process. The Children’s Ministry will be decorating and packing boxes of love to be filled with Thanksgiving meals to give to Here's Life Inner City & Hope for New York affiliates. Click here to RSVP.

To help those in need in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, please click here