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Impact Our Church

There are a ton of ways to Make an Impact with Cokesbury, and we want to help you find the right place to serve. Check out a list of our volunteer opportunities below. Questions? Not sure where you want to serve? 

For more information:
Jill Stuckey 
Email Jill at jstuckey@cokesbury.tv
Phone | (865) 246 - 0435

Interested in serving? Click here and tell us more about yourself!

Volunteer opportunities
Guest Experience Team
  • Greeters welcome those that walk through our doors. Commitment is once per month
  • Guest Services help those that have questions or need more information about Cokesbury. Commitment is once per month.
  • Care Team members serve in our Care Room to pray with guests following our Sunday services. Commitment is one Sunday per month.
  • Worship Greeters assist with handouts and other needs for worship services. Commitment is once per month.
  • Communion assistants help prepare and set up Communion elements the first weekend of each month.
  • Hospitality Team members help keep the coffee going! Hospitality team members keep the coffee area clean, replenish coffee as needed and put supplies away following the last service.

 

Children's Ministry (Nursery-4th grade)

Background check required to volunteer in Children’s Ministry.

Saturday and Sunday

  • Small Group Team learn along with our children while developing friendships with families and our team. Lead a small group of elementary aged children through activities designed to help reinforce the lesson. Activities and supplies are prepared for you. Commitment is once a month.
  • Guest Services help make the best first impression by greeting first-time guests and returning families. Welcome our kids into a friendly and engaging environment. Commitment is once a month.
  • Special Needs Buddy serve one-on-one to provide a safe, caring environment where children with special needs learn about God's love for them.
  • Preschool Teachers teach about God’s love through a story, use hands-on activities to reinforce Bible lesson and guided play to create a warm and welcoming environment. Lessons and supplies are prepared for you. We ask for our Sunday morning teams to serve twice a month so our preschoolers can recognize a friendly face.

Wednesday Nights

  • Group Team Members lead or co-lead a small group of 8-12 elementary aged children. Connect relationally each week with an assigned group to speak truth into their lives and celebrate spiritual growth.
  • Greeters help make the best first impression by greeting first-time guests and returning families. Welcome our kids into a friendly and engaging environment.
  • Security Team help keep a safe and secure environment. Your presence provides another set of eyes to monitor all the exciting activity and keeps everyone safe.
  • Behind the Scenes Team help by being available for last minute supply prep, passing out snacks, or step in for a sick leader; whatever is needed for that night.
  • Preschool Teachers teach about God’s love through a story, use hands-on activities to reinforce Bible lesson and guided play to create a warm and welcoming environment. Lessons and supplies are prepared for you.
  • Special Needs Buddy serve one-on-one to provide a safe, caring environment where children with special needs learn about God's love for them.
Student Ministries (5th-12th grades)

Background check required to volunteer in Student Ministry.

Sundays

  • 56 Volunteers help with our 5th & 6th grade ministry at the 10:00 North Campus service. Volunteers help with small groups, play games and build relationships with the students.
  • Small Group Leaders for High School students meet each Sunday evening with their group. As a small group leader, your role will be to facilitate discussion and build relationships with the students.

Wednesday Evenings

  • Small Group Leaders for 7th and 8th grade meet each Wednesday with their small group that is gender and grade specific. As a small group leader, your role will be to facilitate discussion and build relationships with the students.
  • 56 Volunteers help with our 5th & 6th grade ministry on Wednesday evenings. Volunteers participate in worship, games and group time, building relationships with students.


Other Opportunities

  • Retreat Volunteers hang out and build relationships on our overnight events. Specific roles vary depending on retreat, but we promise it will be fun!
  • Event Volunteers hang out and serve during our daytime events that vary throughout the year. These events can range from service projects to tailgates and are always a great way to get involved!
  • Food Team works with our Food Coordinator to help prepare or provide food at many of our events.
Outreach
  • Global Missions serves on one of our short-term global mission teams. This past year, teams have served in Jamaica and Prague, Czech Republic. Trips are generally a week long commitment.
  • Manna House Volunteers serve in our food pantry in many different capacities including shopping assistant and stocking.
  • Hope Connection Volunteers serve once a month on either Tuesday mornings or Thursday evenings walking alongside families in a difficult financial spot.
  • Hope Initiative Volunteers serve on Tuesday evening during the school year in our mentoring program for single parent families.
Production Team
  • Thursday Evening Volunteers run cameras, lights and/or sound for our Recovery service at 7:00pm. Training is provided and commitment time varies.
  • Weekend Volunteers run camera, lights and/or sound at one or more of our weekend services. Training is provided and commitment time varies.