SERVE

"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

At OCC, we encourage our members to follow the example of Jesus by serving in the area of their interest or gift.  We hope you’ll take a few minutes to browse through some of the many opportunities available to you.

ADMINISTRATIVE

Office Help:                  

When things get busy in the church office or one of our staff goes on vacation, we find ourselves in need of a helping hand.  If you would like to offer support as needed, please contact Benita Wagner at occsecretary@comcast.net or 812.342.6907.

Hotline Calls:                

When we have urgent prayer needs and updates, volunteers help get the word out by making phone calls using our hotline tree.  If you would be willing to make calls, please contact Benita Wagner at occsecretary@comcast.net or 812.342.6907.

BENEVOLENCE

If you have a compassionate heart and a desire to help others who might be in a tough spot, then you may enjoy serving in our benevolence program.  Please contact John Hundley at 812.522.5067 for information. 

BUILDING MAINTENANCE AND GROUNDS

Flowers/Landscaping:  

If you enjoy making things beautiful and don’t mind getting your hands dirty, contact Benita Wagner at occsecretary@comcast.net or 812.342.6907 to find out how you can help.

Mowing:                        

If you would like to help mow and weed-eat the church lawn, please contact Benita Wagner at occsecretary@comcast.net or 812.342.6907.

Snow Removal:             

Own a truck with a snow plow and want to help?  Contact Benita Wagner at occsecretary@comcast.net or 812.342.6907.

General Upkeep/Repairs:       

Is ‘handyman’ your middle name?  Contact Benita Wagner at occsecretary@comcast.net or 812.342.6907 if you would like to assist in maintaining our building.

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY

Nursery:     

If you would like to help in our nursery on Sunday mornings, please contact Meg Mullins at mmullins@familyservicebc.org.

Children:

If you would like to help in any of our children’s classes ages 2 through 6th grade, please contact Betsy Hundley at occbetsy@comcast.net or 812.342.6907.

ENCOURAGEMENT

Cheer Boxes:                

On occasion we like to send cheer boxes/care packages to our kids in college or the military.  If you’d like to help in this way, please call Benita Wagner at occsecretary@comcast.net or 812.342.6907.

Birthday/Visitor Cards

We like making our members feel special by remembering them on their birthday and anniversary.  Please contact Benita Wagner at occsecretary@comcast.net if you would enjoy helping in this ministry.

Visitation:  

Enjoy making visits to the sick and shut in?  Let the office know you would like to be a part of this ministry by contacting Benita Wagner at occsecretary@comcast.net or 812.342.6907.      

EVENTS

Set-up:      

We often need help setting up tables and chairs for events such as church dinners, funeral dinners, the prayer walk and VBS.  If we can add you to a list of helpers, please contact Benita Wagner at occsecretary@comcast.net or 812.342.6907.

Registration:       

Are you a ‘people person’?  Enjoy meeting new faces?  We could use your help in the area of registration.  Please contact Benita Wagner at occsecretary@comcast.net or 812.342.6907.       

Plan/Organize:    

We are looking for creative, innovative and imaginative individuals to plan an array of activities and events.  If you fit this mold, please call Benita Wagner at occsecretary@comcast.net or 812.342.6907.

HOSPITALITY

Cooking:    

Is fixing a meal something that comes easy for you?  There are many opportunities to serve in this fashion.  Specific situations and the contact person for each are listed below.

Church Dinners:  Benita Wagner, occsecretary@comcast.net or 812.342.6907.

Funeral Dinners:  Sandi Phegley, sandidphegley@gmail.com or 812.343.7653.

‘Just Home from the Hospital’ Dinners:  Sherry Yeaton, 4Yeatons@sbcglobal.net.

Breakfast:  

On the first Sunday of each month we enjoy a fellowship with a light breakfast before our morning worship service.  If you would like to help prepare for this meal, please contact Rhonda Schwein at rjs@cinergymetro.net.

Café:          

Our café is open on Sunday mornings for a free cup of coffee before the service.  If you’d like to help maintain supplies in the café, please contact Rhonda Schwein at rjs@cinergymetro.net.

Housing:    

On occasion, we have the need for overnight or short term housing for special guests of the church.  If you would like to help in this area, please contact Mona Peterson at mona@peterson-pi.com

Visitation:  

Enjoy making visits to the sick and shut in?  Let the office know you would like to be a part of this ministry by contacting Benita Wagner at occsecretary@comcast.net or 812.342.6907.      

MEN’S MINISTRY

Men’s Breakfast:          

If you would like to help prepare food, set up, or clean up at the monthly men’s breakfast, please contact Dave Fredericksen at dfred1971@gmail.com.

Softball:              

If you would like to participate on or help coach our men’s softball team, please contact George or Becki Meek at 812.603.4786.

Widows & Orphans:      

This ministry keeps in touch with the widows and orphans in our church family.  For information on how you can serve, please contact Greg Hundley at gregh47@gmail.com or 812.603.2079.

Serve Communion:       

If you are interested in helping serve communion and taking up the offering on Sunday mornings, please contact Dave Weaver at wdweaver@frontier.com.

Mowing:               

If you would like to help mow and weed-eat the church lawn, please contact Benita Wagner at occsecretary@comcast.net or 812.342.6907.

Snow Removal:    

Own a truck with a snow plow and want to help?  Contact Benita Wagner at occsecretary@comcast.net or 812.342.6907.

General Upkeep/Repairs:       

Is ‘handyman’ your middle name?  Contact Benita Wagner at occsecretary@comcast.net or 812.342.6907 if you would like to assist in maintaining our building.

OUTREACH/MISSIONS

Our Mission Team is at work year round organizing events to help fund their local and global outreach efforts.  For information on current ventures, please contact Don Bradley at 812.445.3611.

TEACHING: 

If you feel you have the gift of teaching and would like to find out how you can get involved, please check below for your area of interest.

Sunday School Classes of all ages:  Lucky Jenkins, 812.342.4271

Kids on Sunday:  Betsy Hundley, occbetsy@comcast.net or 812.342.6907

BLAST:  Zech/Julie Riggs, souljahzech@yahoo.com

Jesus Jam:  Mark/Sherry Yeaton, 4Yeatons@sbcglobal.net

Small Groups:  Martin Wright, occmarty@comcast.net or 812.342.6907

Mid-week Studies:  Martin Wright, occmarty@comcast.net or 812.342.6907

TRADE SKILLS: 

So, what’s your specialty?  Electrician, contractor, mechanic, painter, welder, hair stylist, baker, fitness?  You might be surprised at the many ways you can serve.  Want to know more?  Please contact Benita Wagner at occsecretary@comcast.net or 812.342.6907.

WELCOME MINISTRY

Life Center:

Are you a ‘people person’?  Our Life Center (information center) serves as a hub for sign-ups and registrations and general information for most all of our ministries.  If you’d like to help serve in this ministry on Sunday mornings, please contact Melody Wilson at 812.350.3912.

Sunday Greeter

Got a smile, a friendly hello and a firm handshake?  Greeters are stationed at our entrances on Sunday mornings to welcome everyone and hand out bulletins.  Contact Melody Wilson at 812.350.3912 if you would like to be part of this team.

WOMEN’S MINISTRY: 

Many of our women’s ministries overlap with other ministries.  Be sure to check out other opportunities to serve if you don’t find what you’re looking for listed here.

Wedding/Baby Showers

For information contact Shawna Whipker at shawnawhipker@yahoo.com.

Communion Prep:

If you would like to help prepare the communion trays for Sunday morning/evening services, please contact Kay Cobb at dkcobb4@gmail.com.

Baptistry:            

If you would like to take baptistery robes and towels home to be laundered after a baptism, please contact Mona Peterson at mona@peterson-pi.com.

Flowers/Décor:   

If you have an interest in helping beautify our sanctuary and foyers with flowers and such, please contact Susan Murray at mamksm9801@gmail.com.

Live Flowers:                

On special occasions like Easter and Christmas, we order and place live flowers throughout our building.  If you are interested in helping with this order process, please contact Susan Murray at mamksm9801@gmail.com.

WORSHIP MINISTRY/SUPPORT

Music:                           

If you are a musician or vocalist and would like to find out how you can be a part of the Worship Team/Band, please contact Betsy Hundley at occbetsy@comcast.net or 812.342.6907.

Media/Sound:      

If you have experience on or would be willing to learn to operate the sound board, computer slides, video, or lighting, please contact Betsy Hundley at occbetsy@comcast.net or 812.342.6907.

Communion Prep:

If you would like to help prepare the communion trays for Sunday morning/evening services, please contact Kay Cobb at dkcobb4@gmail.com.

Baptistry:            

If you would like to take baptistery robes and towels home to be laundered after a baptism, please contact Mona Peterson at mona@peterson-pi.com.

Flowers/Décor:   

If you have an interest in helping beautify our sanctuary and foyers with flowers and such, please contact Susan Murray at mamksm9801@gmail.com.

Live Flowers:                

On special occasions like Easter and Christmas, we order and place live flowers throughout our building.  If you are interested in helping with this process, please contact Susan Murray at mamksm9801@gmail.com.

YOUTH MINISTRY

BLAST:       

Our 2nd – 6th grade youth group is often in need of a helping hand.  For more information, please contact Zech and Julie Riggs at occzech@comcast.net.

Jesus Jam

If you are interested in offering support to our Jr. and Sr. High youth group leaders, please contact Mark and Sherry Yeaton at 4Yeatons@sbcglobal.net.