WORSHIP

Music Ministry Team

Purpose: The purpose of the Music Ministry Team is to lead people to a personal encounter with God which glorifies Him, changes our lives and makes us available for His service.

Leaders: 
Andy Murrow

Scripture Reference:
Psalm 95:1 Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. 2 Let us come before Him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song. 3 For the Lord is the great God, the great King above all gods. 4 In His hand are the depths of the earth, and the mountain peaks belong to Him. 5 The sea is His, for He made it, and His hands formerd the dry land. 6 Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker 7 for He is our God and we are the people of His pasture, the flock under his care.  Today, if you hear His voice....


Drama Ministry Team ^top

Purpose:
The purpose of the Drama Ministry Team is to help make scriptural truths relevant to today's situations in a creative way.

Leaders: 
Kathy Payne

Scripture Reference:
John 4:23 Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. 24 God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in spirit and in truth."

Spiritual Gifts:
Worship

Personality/Heart/Abilities:
Outgoing.  Love to act.  Be able to think and act creatively.


Kids Ministry Team ^top

Purpose:
The purpose of the Kids Worship Ministry Team is to provide a meaningful worship experience for kids between the ages of four and ten.

Leaders: 
Tammy Mooer, Melissa Boughton, Josh Howell

Scripture Reference:
Luke 18:16 But Jesus called the children to him and said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belong to such as these.

Spiritual Gifts:
Exhortation, Teaching, Serving

Personality/Heart/Abilities:
Patience, outgoing, creative.  Love to see kids worship God.  Be able to work well with kids. 


Bible Teaching Ministry Team ^top

Purpose: 
The purpose of the Bible Teaching Ministry Team is to train and assist our Bible Study teachers to teach the Bible in a creative and effective way so they can reach the maximum number of people in their age group.

Leaders: 
Josh Howell

Scripture Reference:
Eph 4:11 It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers, Eph 4:12 to prepare God's people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up Eph 4:13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.

Spiritual Gifts: 
Teaching, Exhortation

Personality/Heart/Abilities:
Love to study & teach the Bible, Teach Bible in creative way


Baptism Ministry Team ^top

Purpose:
The purpose of the Baptism Ministry Team is to contact those being baptized and assist them in preparations for baptism.

Leaders: 
Stan & Cheryl Lindhorst, Harriett Willis

Scripture Reference:
Acts 19:4 Paul said, "John's baptism was a baptism of repentance. He told the people to believe in the one coming after him, that is, in Jesus.":5 On hearing this, they were baptized into the name of the Lord Jesus.

Spiritual Gifts:
Helps, Service

Personality/Heart/Abilities:
Love to see people baptized, To help calm nerves, Out going.


Greeters Ministry Team ^top

Purpose:
The purpose of the Greeters Ministry team is greet visitor at the door and give them a great first impression of Grace.

Leaders:

Scripture Reference
Phil 4:21 Greet all the saints in Christ Jesus. The brothers who are with me send greetings.

Spiritual Gifts: 
Serving, Exhortation

Personality/Heart/Abilities:
Truly want to see people at Grace, Warm handshake and friendly smile, Yes, Joy of the Lord


EVANGELISM

Faith Ministry Team ^top

Purpose:
The purpose of Faith Ministry Team is to train people to effectively share their faith in such a way that it becomes a life style.

Leaders:
Roger Teal

Scripture Reference:
Acts 1:8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."

Spiritual Gifts:
Willingness

Personality/Heart/Abilities:
To see people accept Jesus as Lord, Willingness


Shepherds of Grace Ministry Team ^top

Purpose:
The purpose of Shepherds of Grace is to minister to a small group of families so the needs of these families can be met.

Leaders: 
Deacons

Scripture Reference:
21 But select capable men from all the people--men who fear God, trustworthy men who hate dishonest gain--and appoint them as officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties and tens.:22 Have them serve as judges for the people at all times, but have them bring every difficult case to you; the simple cases they can decide themselves. That will make your load lighter, because they will share it with you.:23 If you do this and God so commands, you will be able to stand the strain, and all these people will go home satisfied."

Personality/Heart/Abilities:
Exhortation, Helps, Giving, Faith, To Minister to Families, Listen, Make calls & visits, Love families


Women of Grace Ministry Team ^top

Purpose: 
The purpose of women of Grace is to provide support and accountability among Christian women

Leaders: 
Joyce Webb

Scripture Reference:
Prov 31:10 A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies.

Spiritual Gifts: 
Exhortation, Faith

Personality/Heart/Abilities:
Want to see women grow in Christ and family relationships, Talk, Commitment to God and family


First Call Ministry Team ^top

Purpose: 
The purpose of First Call Ministry Team is to call, visit and send a card to people who visit our church. They also contact other ministry teams so they can ministry to these families as well.

Scripture Reference:
John 1:41 The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, "We have found the Messiah" (that is, the Christ).:42 And he brought him to Jesus.

Spiritual Gifts: 
Serving, Exhortation, Helping

Personality/Heart/Abilities: 
To see people become more involved at Grace, Be able to call & visit first time guest, Heart for people


Helping Hands Ministry Team ^top

Purpose: 
The purpose of Helping Hands Ministry Team is to help people in our community with minor home repairs.

Scripture Reference:
James 2:18 Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: show me thy faith without thy works, and I will show thee my faith by my works.

Spiritual Gifts: 
Helps, Exhortation, Serving

Personality/Heart/Abilities:
Love to help people, Able to do minor repairs, Love to be around people


Men of Grace Ministry Team ^top

Purpose: 
The purpose of Men of Grace is to provide support and accountability among Christian men.

Leaders:
Hartwick

Scripture Reference:
Prov 27:17 As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.

Spiritual Gifts: 
Exhortation

Personality/Heart/Abilities:
To see men remain strong in their Christian walk and help lead their families in Christian walk, Talk, Commitment to family


NURTURE

Leadership Ministry Team ^top

Purpose: 
The purpose of the Leadership Ministry Team is to instill cooperation between all ministry teams. The leadership team directs the church to make sure we stay on target with our purpose and vision.

Leaders: 
Ministry Team Leaders

Scripture Reference:
Jer 30:21 Their leader will be one of their own; their ruler will arise from among them. I will bring him near and he will come close to me, for who is he who will devote himself to be close to me?' declares the LORD.

Spiritual Gifts: 
Leadership, Serving, Exhortation

Personality/Heart/Abilities: 
Want to see Grace fulfill it's purpose and vision, organization and leadership skills, flexibility, common sense.


Prayer Chain Ministry Team ^top

Purpose: 
The Purpose of the Prayer Chain Ministry Team is to pray immediately for specific needs with our church family

Scripture Reference:
Gen 25:21 Isaac prayed to the LORD on behalf of his wife, because she was barren. The LORD answered his prayer, and his wife Rebekah became pregnant.

1 Ki 13:6 Then the king said to the man of God, "Intercede with the LORD your God and pray for me that my hand may be restored." So the man of God interceded with the LORD, and the king's hand was restored and became as it was before.

Spiritual Gifts: 
Prayer, Faith, Compassion

Personality/Heart/Abilities:
Love to pray on others behalf, persistence, faith, prayer warrior


Eden Ministry Team ^top

Purpose: 
The Purpose of the Eden ministry Team is to keep the church yard mowed and trimmed.

Leaders:
Gary Howell

Scripture Reference:
Gen 2:15 The LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.

Spiritual Gifts: 
Service

Personality/Heart/Abilities:
Love to work outside, Be able to mow, weed eat, trim bushes, and have a green thumb, Hard worker


Grace Baptist FellowshipTransportation Ministry Team ^top

Purpose: 
The purpose of the Transportation Ministry Team is
to pick and bring adult & children to church
who have no transportation

Leaders:
Jeff Hartwick

Scripture Reference:
Mat 19:13 Then little children were brought to Jesus for him to place his hands on them and pray for them.

Spiritual Gifts: 
Compassion

Personality/Heart/Abilities:
Love to see people come to church, Be able to drive & talk at the same time. Patience


Levi Ministry Team ^top

Purpose:
The purpose of the Levi Ministry Team is to clean the church facilities.

Leaders: 
Cindy Koehler

Scripture Reference:
Num 1:50 Instead, appoint the Levites to be in charge of the tabernacle of the Testimony--over all its furnishings and everything belonging to it.

Spiritual Gifts: 
Helps, Service

Personality/Heart/Abilities: 
Love to see the church kept clean & maintained, Work with hands, Servants Heart


Ezra Ministry Team ^top

Purpose: 
The purpose of the Ezra Ministry Team is to remodel and maintain church facilities

Scripture Reference:
Ezra 1:3 Anyone of his people among you--may his God be with him, and let him go up to Jerusalem in Judah and build the temple of the LORD, the God of Israel, the God who is in Jerusalem.

2 Chr 24:13 The men in charge of the work were diligent, and the repairs progressed under them. They rebuilt the temple of God according to its original design and reinforced it.

Spiritual Gifts: 
Helps, Service

Personality/Heart/Abilities: 
Servant Heart, Love to work with hands, Likes to work with hands


Administration Ministry Team ^top

Purpose:
The purpose of the Administration Team is to do office work.

Leaders:
Deborah Wilson

Scripture Reference:
Prov 21:5 The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty.

Spiritual Gifts: 
Servant, Helps,

Personality/Heart/Abilities: 
Love to organize & do behind the scenes work, Computer, folding, Stuffing, Patient, Diligent


Koinonia Ministry Team ^top

Purpose: 
The purpose of the Koinonia Ministry Team is to plan and implement activities for the church that help create fellowship.

Leaders: 
Joyce Webb, Cheryl Lindhorst

Scripture Reference:
1 John 1:3 We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you also may have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ.

Spiritual Gifts: 
Helps, Serving

Personality/Heart/Abilities:
Love to have fun, Know how to plan and implement fun and creative activities, sense of humor


Martha Ministry Team ^top

Purpose: 
The purpose of the Martha Ministry Team is to provide meals for fellowships and organize meals for families with sickness. They also cook "goodies" for other ministry teams

Scripture Reference:
Luke 10:38 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him.  Luke 10:39 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet listening to what he said.  Luke 10:40 But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made.

Spiritual Gifts: 
Helps, Serving

Personality/Heart/Abilities: 
Love to cook & clean, Be able to cook & clean, Servant attitude


Student Ministry Team ^top

Purpose:
The purpose of the Student Ministry Team is to minister to students and provide a fun and positive Christ centered activities and share the gospel with students of Franklin County.

Leaders: 
Diana Teal, Todd & Lisa Mayberry

Scripture Reference:
Eccl 11:9 Be happy, young man, while you are young, and let your heart give you joy in the days of your youth. Follow the ways of your heart and whatever your eyes see, but know that for all these things God will bring you to judgment.

Spiritual Gifts:
Patience, Love

Personality/Heart/Abilities: 
Love teenagers and want them to love Jesus, Organization skills, Love to have fun, Sense of humor, flexibility, creativity


Children’s Ministry Team ^top

Purpose: 
The purpose of the Children’s Ministry Team is to plan activities in such a way that we minister to the children so they may receive Christ as their Lord and Savior and continue to grow in their relationship with Him.

Leaders:
Diana Teal

Scripture Reference:
Luke 18:16 But Jesus called the children to him and said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.

Spiritual Gifts: 
Patience, Serving, Teaching

Personality/Heart/Abilities: 
Love children, Color, draw, play, teach Bible at children’s level, Sense of humor


Preschool Ministry Team ^top

Purpose: 
The purpose of the Preschool Ministry Team is to lead, guide, and direct small children toward God. We also want to help meet their physical, mental, social, and spiritual skills.

Leaders:
Kevin & Sara Reagan

Scripture Reference:
Mark 10:13 People were bringing little children to Jesus to have him touch them, but the disciples rebuked them.:14 When Jesus saw this, he was indignant. He said to them, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.:15 I tell you the truth, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.":16 And he took the children in his arms, put his hands on them and blessed them.

Spiritual Gifts:
Patience, love, gentleness

Personality/Heart/Abilities: 
Love children, color, sing, draw, have imagination, Friendly, sincerity


New Movers Ministry Team ^top

Purpose: 
The purpose of the New Movers Ministry Team is to visit new movers into the area and share with them opportunities at Grace.

Scripture Reference:
Mat 28:19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age."

Spiritual Gifts:
Serving, Loving

Personality/Heart/Abilities:
Want to see new people come to Grace, able to make visits to homes, friendly, outgoing


Mortar Ministry Team ^top

Purpose:
The purpose of the Mortar Ministry Team is to fill in the cracks so people do not fall away from our church.

Leaders:
Cheryl Lindhorst

Scripture Reference:
Acts 2:46 Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts,:47 praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people.

Spiritual Gifts:
Helps, Exhortation, Serving

Personality/Heart/Abilities: 
Love people, Contact people who miss worship, Out going

Service Times: Sunday Bible Study....9:30 a.m. - Morning Worship....10:40 a.m.
Wednesday Bible Study & Prayer 6:30 p.m.

Grace Baptist Fellowship
202 East Oak St. West Frankfort, Illinois 62896
(618) 932-2140