... we renew our covenant to faithfully participate in the ministries of the church by our prayers, our presence, our gifts, our service, and our witness.
- United Methodist Membership Covenant
Service is one of 5 vows we take when we join the church and become a member of the United Methodist Church. How can we go beyond the words we professed to actually living into these vows? Below are some ways to help you answer the call to serve Christ:
Service Opportunities in and around the Church
Are you looking for a way to serve at church?
Do you enjoy cooking? Are you looking for a way to give back to the church that is flexible with your schedule? If so, helping out with our Agape Meal Chain may be a great fit! Church members occasionally need help with meals, whether due to a new baby, medical issues or just because, and […]
Ever thought about helping during Communion? The Worship Committee needs volunteers! If you’re interested in participating in this important ministry, check out the sign-up table in the Narthex on Nov. 5 and 12. Or, send an email to Alana Oehler and let her know you are interested.
Saturday, Nov. 4, is Campus Cleanup Day! In the coming months with Thanksgiving, Advent, and Christmas on the horizon, we will be blessed with many guests. It’s time to clean house. It’s time to haul the rocks and hoe the weeds. After all, this isn’t just our house, it’s the Lord’s house. Our Facilities Administrator, Daniel […]
If you enjoy sharing a smile and making new friends, then we’ve got the job for you! The Hospitality Committee is in need of greeters and Information Desk volunteers at all the services to help us welcome folks before church each Sunday. If you can arrive a little early one Sunday a month, and can […]
Ever wonder what it takes in a worship service to keep the sound at an appropriate volume and the projected song lyrics in sync with the music? Well, it takes good people. For every single worship service, we need at least two volunteers to run the technical side of worship; that’s eight people every week! […]
Service Opportunities in the Austin Area
Be the hands and feet of Christ in the local community!
Burke Center for Youth strives to promote healing and inspire hope for children in crisis. Whether through treatment, placement, or a little extra stability, their ultimate goal is to help children rebuild their lives in a manner that will break the cycle of abuse and give them the tools necessary to flourish. If you are […]
On Sept. 13, 2015, Oak Hill UMC entered into a very special ministry opportunity with outreach to the new Legacy Oaks assisted living facility just down the road from the church. We have been honored to start a ministry for some of the most precious folks in our community: those who have lived the life, fought the wars, and […]
Saturday, Oct. 28 8 a.m.-noon It’s time again to make a difference in our community! We will help repair and paint a home as part of Hands on Housing, work at the Capital Area Food Bank, and distribute saplings at a Tree Folks event. Stop by the table in the courtyard Sunday morning to sign […]
Children's Ministry Service Opportunities
Do you have a heart for children? Is God calling you to work with children?
We love our Sunday School teachers! Are you willing to share one hour with the children of Oak Hill UMC? We are looking to build our list of substitute Sunday School teachers for both the 10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Sunday school classes. Please contact Ms. Jenny, firstname.lastname@example.org, to add your name to the sub […]
Youth Ministry Service Opportunities
Do you enjoy working with youth? Check out the service opportunities with our Youth Ministry!
Valley Mission Trip is Nov. 18-21; cost is $200. We are called to be on mission, so let’s gather our resources and serve our neighbors in the Valley! Checks should be made out to Oak Hill UMC with “Valley Mission Trip” in the memo line. Please give checks to Angie Bragg or leave in the […]
Mission Opportunities outside Austin
Interested in regional and local mission outreach? Check out the following service opportunities:
Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 5-7 Victoria, TX Here’s an update on our mission to Victoria to help with flood damage cleanup and restoration: The team will leave in the church van on Thursday, Oct. 5, and return Saturday evening, Oct. 7. We will be working on two homes that were partially flooded. Most of the time will […]
Mission Opportunities across the World
Do you feel called to heed Jesus' command to "go into all the world"? Check out these global mission opportunities:
From Mike Trujillo: Have you ever wondered why you keep hearing about Sierra Leone in our church? It all started several years ago when the District Superintendent called on churches in Austin to help raise money for malaria nets in Africa. Then a lemonade stand at Oak Hill UMC became the beginning of a huge […]