West Des Moines
Hospitality

Hospitality

Hospitality Volunteer Opportunities


Why is Hospitality so Important?
The answer is pretty simple … it’s biblical! Jesus calls us to be hospitable to all – friends and strangers alike. In an effort to achieve this, we set the goal to be the most welcoming church to all who enter! And, in order to accomplish this goal, we are in need of hundreds of volunteers to join our Hospitality Team!

Every weekend, we stand up front and say we believe it’s no accident you are here, that we have been praying for you! We want everyone to know this before they even sit down … and that starts with a friendly smile in the parking lot, and a warm welcome the moment they walk in the door.

Sign up to serve!



Here is more information on all the different ways you can serve:

Ushers

  • Ushers are scheduled on a once-a-month rotation
  • Arrive 30-45 minutes before service
  • Help hand out bulletins, seat people and take offering


Greeters

  • Greeters are scheduled on a once-a-month rotation
  • Arrive 30-45 minutes before service for a nametag and greeting location
  • Welcome all the guests who come to church with a smile and “Welcome to Hope!”
  • Can go into service or leave your location when the Bible reading begins


Communion Servers

  • Communion servers are scheduled on a once-a-month rotation
  • Communion takes place once a month (first weekend) in the Worship Center, and every week for the 8:00 am Celebration Service in the Worship Center and the 8:15 am Traditional Service in the Chapel
  • Arrive 5-10 minutes before service
  • Check in at the table outside the Jordan Creek Prayer Chapel (for Worship Center) or in the church office across from the Chapel for Traditional Service
  • Serve Bread or Wine during communion

Hope Ambassadors

  • Greet New to Hope please helping to make them feel welcomed at Hope
  • Give information to the visitors about Hope and how they can get connected, hand out welcome gift, and make sure the guests know their way around Hope.
  • Schedule varies depending on availability.


Bible Readers

  • Bible Readers are notified in advance on schedule for reading including the scripture coming the week of their slotted time to read.
  • Arrive 15 minutes before service to get a microphone and directions
  • Depending on the service, readers usually read once every 4-6 months


Parking Attendants

  • Greet those driving into Hope for worship, and guide new guests to where they need to go for worship
  • Help make sure people are safe in the parking lot and walking across intersections.
  • Schedule varies until more volunteers sign up (currently Sundays, with hopes to add attendants on Saturdays and Wednesdays)


Parking Lot Greeters

  • Greet those driving into Hope for worship, and guide new guests to where they need to go for worship
  • Help make sure people are safe in the parking lot and walking across intersections.
  • Schedule varies until more volunteers sign up (currently Sundays, with hopes to add attendants on Saturdays and Wednesdays)


Hopemobile Drivers

  • Schedule varies until more volunteers sign up
  • Sunday mornings from 8:45 am – 12:30 pm, can do a partial schedule if preferred
  • Drive Hopemobiles around and pick up those walking to the front door of church or back to their car


Coffee Servers

  • Schedule varies until more volunteers sign up
  • Set up coffee, keep coffee stations stocked and cleaned, or clean up after all the weekend services
  • Can serve before or after services

Meal Servers

  • There are a variety of areas to help with: serving the meal, filling drinks, washing dishes or filling lines
  • Meals are Wednesday nights October – May, Thursday nights for Outreach Night, Saturday nights after worship, and Sunday mornings for breakfast
  • Other ministries also need servers depending on the season (Alpha/CORE meal)

Bakers

  • Love to bake but don’t want to eat it all? Many opportunities arise that need homemade baked goods
  • Sign up to be on an email list to know when opportunities are available
  • Events include funerals, seminars, conferences and holidays

Special Events

  • Help is always needed for a variety of different special events as they arise
  • Areas to serve include Taste of Hope, Thanksgiving meal, funeral luncheons, New Member Class meal, etc.

Schedules
On a team already and need the schedule or a sub?
» Click here