Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others,
as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.

1 Peter 4:10


SERVE Teams are individuals and teams of people at The River who give, share and minister to others through their gifts and abilities. These teams are meant to provide a solid volunteer base to the church, so that its ministries and purposes can be fulfilled!

Care Ministry

Showing the love and mercy of God is the primary focus of the Care Ministry. We help people with counseling and prayer, as well as visit the sick and injured in the hospital and in nursing homes. We write cards out for special occasions, get well greetings, and other “personal touch” ministry applications.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1-2 times per month
Participation in occasional meetings
18+ years of age
Background check

Children’s Ministry

Our Kids Team creates a fun and safe environment for children (nursery through elementary) that helps them learn and experience God’s love.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1-2 times per month (3 hours each)
Participation in quarterly meetings
13+ years of age
Background check

Communion Team

Our Communion Team prepares the communion elements of wine (juice) and bread (crackers). By providing this service to our congregation, the Communion Team is equipping the body to remember Christ’s finished work on the cross.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve once per month (3 hours each)
18+ years of age
Background check
Participation in occasional meetings

Connection Center Team

Our Connection Center (CC) Team is our frontline for helping to connect individuals with the church by introducing them to various ministries, helping them to understand our beliefs and mission as a church, and welcoming new people to help get them started at The River.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1-2 times per month
18+ years of age
Background check
Participation in occasional meetings

Espresso Barista Team

The Barista Team makes and serves beverages and food items at River’s Edge coffee stand. If you are a customer-oriented person and love coffee–this might be just right for you!

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1 time per month (3 hours each)
18+ years of age
Participation in occasional meetings
Background check

Event Center Team

Our Event Center Team is our frontline for getting people signed up for things like event registrations, classes, and Bible studies. The Event Center team is also the point of sale for product sales, and offers help with general church information.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1-2 times per month (90 minutes each)
18+ years of age
Background check
Participation in occasional meetings

Greeter Team

The Greeter Team influence is one of the first impressions people have about the church—and in some cases—about God. Greeters have an opportunity to make the largest impact with the simplest action, whether a warm greeting, a smile or a handshake.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1-4 times per month (1 hours each)
Participation in occasional meetings
High School student or older
Background check

Hospitality/Guest Services

When The River hosts a special guest, we provide additional services by helping to sell and manage the guest’s products. We arrange for rides to/from the airport, help with hotel transportation, and we make sure the guest’s needs are met at the church.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve as needed
Participation in quarterly meetings
18+ years of age
Background check

Internship (TRI) Assistance

The River Internship is for young adults pursing a college education. Do you like to help and guide young people? This volunteer position is for the person who wants to work with others to see them succeed!

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve as needed
Participation in quarterly meetings
18+ years of age
Background check

Media/Tech Team (Audio/Video)

The Media Team uses their gifts in the audio, video, lighting, and technology systems for services each week. With a blend of creativity and technical excellence, this team provides the behind-the-scenes support to create an engaging and worshipful experience.

Time commitments and expectations:
Serve at least 2-4 times per month
Good with technology (We’ll train you on the equipment)
Background check
Middle school or older
Participation in occasional team meetings and trainings

Men’s Ministry (Men of Faith)

Men of Faith is The River’s men’s ministry, serving our local body and supporting other ministries. Men of Faith is looking for Table Leaders who can help facilitate weekly meetings during our Bible study sessions.

Time commitments and expectations:
Serve during MOF meetings
Background check
Participation in occasional team meetings and trainings

Outdoor Greeter & Security Team

The Outdoor Greeter & Security Team member provides a warm welcome as people drive in, and offers a sense of safety to our members, Pastoral staff, and guests. The Outdoor Greeter & Security Team is present for services and special events to ensure the safest possible environment for those in attendance by securing and monitoring the church building and grounds for possible security threats.  A member or guest that feels secure will be able to focus squarely on the reason they are at church—to build a closer relationship with Jesus Christ.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1-4 times per month (1.5 hours each)
18 and older
Background check
Participation in occasional meetings

Seniors (Legacy)

Every month, the Legacy Seniors group meets for food, fun, and fellowship. Do you enjoy time with time-seasoned individuals? This volunteer position offers many laughs, tears and experience to go along with it.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1x per month (3 hours each)
18+ years of age
Background check
Participation in occasional meetings

Spanish Translation Team

Our Spanish Translation Team is critical to assisting our Spanish-speaking members. We are looking for highly-skilled, bilingual (in Spanish & English) helpers who can minister to our congregation during services.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Participate once or twice a week during services
18+ years of age
Background check

Spiritual Personal Trainer

Our SPT Team (Spiritual Personal Trainer) is equipped to provide one-on-one mentoring to new believers, or mentoring to people who are looking for a deeper walk with Christ, re-commitments or renewals in their walk with God.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 2-4 times per month (1 hours each)
18+ years of age
Background check
Participation in occasional meetings

Ushers Team

The Ushers Team warmly welcomes people and assists them with any practical needs while ensuring a safe, caring, and distraction-free worship environment.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1-4 times per month (2 hours each)
Participation in occasional meetings
18+ years of age
Background check

Women’s Ministry (Flourish)

Flourish is The River’s women’s ministry, serving our local body. Flourish is looking for ladies interested in greeting, check-in, and hospitality during our Bible study sessions.

Time commitments and expectations:
Serve during Flourish meetings
Participation in occasional team meetings and trainings
Background check

Worship Team

The Worship Team uses their vocal and musical gift to create an environment in which people can experience the presence of God. The team helps the congregation connect with the heart of God in a meaningful way.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Audition Required (by appointment only)
Serve 1-2 Sundays a month (3 hours each)
Rehearsals weekly when scheduled (2 hours each)
Background check

Young Adult Ministry

The Young Adult Ministry at The River is an outreach to those ages 18-30. Held on Sunday nights, this group focuses on intimate relationships with God and each other.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 1x per month (2 hours each)
1 YA event per quarter
Participation in quarterly meetings
18+ years of age (must be out of high school)
Background check

Youth Team

The Youth Team leads middle school and high school students into a growing and vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ through services, groups, outreach opportunities, and events.

Time Commitment and Expectations
Serve 2 times per month (3 hours each)
1 Youth event per quarter
Participation in quarterly meetings
18+ years of age (must be out of high school)
Background check