VolunteerFUMC_Cross_Webat first

Want to volunteer? We have just the place for you. Whether teaching in Sunday School, packing bags of food for people in crisis, facilitating a recovery group, or just helping in the office, First Methodist Midland runs on volunteers.
Want to get involved?linda-braden
Contact Linda Braden to learn more about volunteering opportunities.

Get Connected

Hear from some of our members about what volunteering at First Methodist Midland is all about and how their involvement has improved their relationships with their church and Christ.

Campus Support

Communion Stewards

Purchase, prepare and clean-up bread and juice for Holy Communion.


Pew Angels

Straighten and re-stock pew racks.


Mailing Team

Assist with occasional church mailings.


Merry Sonshine Gang

Meet weekly to count and prepare the offering deposit.


Wednesdays @ First Registrars and Cashiers      

Help register and collect meal fees from guests on Wednesday nights.


Relationship Center

Help with events in the areas of your choosing: ticket table, registration, decorating, greeting guests, or cleanup.


One Night in Bethlehem (ONIB)

Plan, set-up, or help at the ONIB event, which recreates the night of Christ’s birth.


Connecting Class Educator

Lead an adult class or group in a particular study or program.


Women of First

Help plan and coordinate the Women of First events, which include an annual retreat, service projects and various trips.


Sunday School Packets

Sort and distribute Sunday School packets.



Help with church library duties.


Guest Services & Care

First Impressions

Greet guests and members, help them cross the street safely and find their way within the church.



Welcome people to worship services and assist worshippers and pastors as needed.


Service Host/Hostess

Help welcome new guests “inside” the service by going the extra step of hospitality.


The Gatekeepers

Help to create a safe environment for the church and those in attendance.


Altar Flower Delivery

Deliver altar flowers to church members who are in  the hospital or homebound.


Connections Path to Recovery

Lead groups and welcome those in our 12-step Christian based recovery program.


Grief Share Hospitality

Assist with a reception for families who have lost a loved one.


Stephen Ministry

Provide one-on-one care to those in need of loving support from a Christian friend.


Tele-Contact or Give-a-Hug

Help homebound members stay connected through visitation and/or phone calls.


Card Ministry

Help homebound members stay connected to our church through cards.


Homebound Communion

Visit a homebound member to share Holy Communion with them.


Upper Room Delivery

Deliver the Upper Room devotional to homebound members.


Contemporary Prayer Team

Meet before worship to pray for those involved in the service and the congregation.


Email Prayer Team

Pray for those on the weekly email prayer list.


Men’s Prayer Team

Meet as a group to pray for those on the weekly prayer list.


Circle @ First Prayer Team

Help plan 2016 events to circle specific ministries in prayer.




The Chancel Choir

Sing each week in the Sanctuary worship services.


The Contemporary Praise Band

Play or sing in the Contemporary Worship Service.


The Handbell Choir

Play in the Sanctuary services and various other times throughout the year.


Victorious Voices

Sing contemporary and gospel music once a month in the Sanctuary Worship Services.


The Celebration Singers

Help with the youth choir and the Evening of Entertainment event.


Youth Praise Band

Make copies and help with set up as the youth praise band rehearses for the OASIS gathering.


Music and More

Help in choir classes, plan games, and lead crafts for the children’s choir groups.



Take photos of various events and activities at the church.


Audio Visual Ministries

Help with media, sound and lights during worship services or during special events.


Needleworks Committee

Design, sew, and create clothing for mission work.

Kids & Students

Sunday Morning Adult Leaders

Lead a youth Sunday morning class.


Youth Small Group Leaders

Help with small groups during the week.


Youth Gathering

Assist with games and activities or with the snack bar on Sunday evenings.


UPSTAIRS on Main Street Teachers

Provide the opportunity for children to learn about God’s word Sunday mornings.


ARK Sunday School Teachers

Provide the opportunity for young children to learn about God through Bible lessons.


ARK Greeters

Welcome visitors and their children to child care and Sunday School classes.



Serve as an acolyte or those assisting acolytes.


Children’s Usher Team

Children- Serve as ushers in the Sanctuary services.


Fifth Sunday Missions

Help with the Children’s Ministry community outreach mission projects.


Children’s Discipleship Groups

Help with the monthly discipleship gatherings for children ages 4 through sixth grade.


Babies and Blessings

Help new parents feel comfortable utilizing  the amenities of the Church nursery.


Special Needs Ministry

Work with special needs children during worship and events.


Camp Serve

Lead children’s groups as they serve our community through summer mission projects.


Vacation Bible School (VBS)


Help with the fun-filled week of VBS teaching, leading, or planning.


Easter Activities

Assist with family-friendly Easter activities.


Children’s First Program and Preschool


Help in the classrooms, serve as a substitute teacher, or aid in administrative duties.


Mission & Outreach

God Bless Midland

Serve as part of an event/project team to bless the people of Midland through compassion. 


AMOS Volunteers

Help organize two or three food and clothing drives each year. Help also needed at AMOS facility.  


Blessings in Backpacks

Pack food for elementary age children who are in need of food over the weekend.


Ministry to Homeless MISD Students

Assist with our annual fall coat drive.


Burnett Partners in Education

Assist students and teachers of Burnett with classroom necessities.         


Habitat for Humanity

Help build homes for low income families.


Kairos Prison Ministry

Minister to those in prison and their families.


Midland Soup Kitchen

Serve lunch at the Midland Soup Kitchen. 


Meals on Wheels

Deliver meals to homebound in our community.


UMCOR Sager Brown

Work on local projects and travel annually to Louisiana to prepare kits for disaster relief.