Serving

We encourage all who come to St Andrew’s not to be spectators, but fully engaged partners in building God’s kingdom. There are many amazing ways you can volunteer! Prayerfully consider how you could serve in the following areas. For enquiries, please contact volunteer@standrews.org.hk.

Community opportunities

Sundays

Welcome ministry

• Are you friendly and cheerful and love to meet people? • Welcome people at the Church door. Help them to find a seat. Give out the “Connect” • After the service, meet newcomers and visitors at the Welcome Table • Must arrive Church 30 minutes before service starts • Be on a team to serve once a month • Meet newcomers at the Welcome Tea if possible

Multi-media operation
• Basic computer skills, the ability to focus and read fluent English • Operators are required to attend music rehearsals and arrive 30 minutes before the service (times vary for different services) • Be on a team to serve once a month
Bible reader
  • Able to read clearly and fluently with a neutral accent

After church prayer ministry
• Listen to and then pray for people after church services • A caring personality and a good listener • Able to give some time after the church service you attend • Willing to be trained • Generally available twice a month

Outreach

Christianity Explored team
  • Are you a mature Christian with a heart to share the gospel with others?
  • Attend one training session
  • Help lead the course once a year (six evenings) — study guides provided

Evangelistic events
  • Can you help us to run outreach events to the wider community? Perhaps you’re a great organiser?
  • All abilities and ages welcome for a range of different tasks to help promote our termly events from helping with food preparation, to venue set up to promotions to manning a BBQ and more

Serving the poor
St Barnabas Society

  • Opportunities to work with the poor in Hong Kong by volunteering in providing weekend meals, fellowship meetings, weekly outreach and holiday camps
  • Cantonese preferable

Serving the disabled
HOLF (Home of Loving Faithfulness)

  • Join a small team to visit disabled people at a home for an afternoon once a month
  • Cook meals on Sundays for the HOLF residents and staff

Prison ministry
  • Join various teams going to visit inmates or write to inmates on a regular basis
  • Must attend the training and able to go at least 8 times a year
  • English, Cantonese and Spanish speakers urgently needed

Elderly home visits
  • Join the team to visit the deprived single-living elderly on a regular basis
  • Have a passion to serve seniors
  • Willing to attend training

English teacher
  • Teaching English literacy classes for asylum seekers
  • The ability and availability to be involved in lessons during weekday morning in school terms

Cantonese teacher
  • Teaching Cantonese classes for Mainland students

  • The ability and availability to be involved in weekly lessons

Children’s ministry

Kidzone or Creche teacher
Available September 2018 — July 2019

  • Have a heart to teach children about God
  • Work with an assistant
  • Commit to 22 Sundays (twice a month)
  • Eligible age 18 and above
  • Attend training’s during the year
  • Arrive 20 minutes before the service starts
  • Attending training on 28 August at 9:30 or 11:30am

Kidzone or Creche assistant
Available September 2018 — July 2019

  • Have a heart to share Gods love with children
  • Work with a teacher
  • Commit to 22 Sundays (twice a month)
  • High school students and above welcome to apply
  • Attend training’s during the year
  • Arrive 20 minutes before the service starts
  • Attending training on 28 August at 9:30 or 11:30am

Welcome Team
  • welcome and register newcomers and help operate the check-in system
  • commit to at least 24 Sundays during September – end of August (twice a month)
  • we are looking for up to 6 team members

Youth ministry

Fusion Sundays
9:30 or 11:30am

  • Initial 4 month commitment between September and December
  • 2 hours each Sunday (9.00 – 11.00am or 11.00am – 1.00pm)
  • Help lead a small group or support an existing leader
  • Help run various elements of a Sunday morning program
  • Attend Youth Camp Weekend (BreakAway) 26th – 28th October.

Fusion Fridays

Small group leader or assistant

  • Initial 4 month commitment (at least 2 Fridays a month)
  • Help run various elements of the Friday night program
  • Be an extra hand, ears, eyes and mouth

Miscellaneous

Baking team
  • The ability and availability to bake at home
  • Willing to contribute baked goods for church events

Walking & hiking
  • Experienced walker/hiker
  • Willing to lead and organise church walks/hikes with a team

Office administration
  • Available to help in the Church Office for any special needs – cutting, packing, etc.

Miscellaneous outreach events
Kid’s Club Programme at Inner City Ministries for South Asian Community
A St. Andrew’s team is running a Bible programme for the Nepalese children aged 4-9 once a month on Saturday afternoon.
There is also opportunity to serve in the 2-week Summer programme.
Mid-Autumn Festival Outreach for the Elderly
Co-organised with HKSKH Lok Man Alice Kwok Integrated Service Centre.  Many volunteers are needed to serve the underprivileged elderly in an outreach event on 25 September (public holiday) at St. Andrew’s. We need people to lead games, perform, prepare and serve a meal, pack gifts etc.

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Get in touch at volunteer@standrews.org.hk