We believe that if God has brought you to Exodus, He has a place for you to serve. There are many ways that you can serve, some you can simply sign up to serve from day one and others that involve an application process. The following areas are our main service teams. Click on the team name you’re interested in to send an email to the team leader for more information. If we can answer any questions or help you get involved with serving here at Exodus, please let us know.
Volunteers who help with administration assist the staff and ministry leaders with many different tasks, such as organizing data and physical resources, managing registrations, gathering information, and coordinating tasks. These volunteers assist in various ministries and roles that fit their experience and knowledge. The time commitment can be for a single project or for an on-going basis.
The audio team handles all the sound technology behind the scenes throughout the week and on Sunday mornings. These are the people who maintain the sound equipment we use in Exodus Kids, Exodus Students, and in Worship. They set the audio during rehearsals and soundcheck, run the sound during the worship service, and they prepare the podcast after the service.
Baptism is offered at Exodus several times a year. As a part of the Baptism team, you would need to be available the day before the scheduled baptism to help set up for the service, as well as on the day of the baptism to assist with those who are to be baptized.
Our closing team is responsible for everything that happens after worship on Sundays and after events during the week. The members of this team help with taking out the trash, picking up anything left behind, making sure the space is ready for the cleaning crew, and turning off the lights as they leave.
As a community group host, you would open your home once a week for a small group meeting. All you really need for this role is a heart for hospitality and a home.
The community group leaders shepherd a smaller flock in gospel application through doing life together with a small group from Exodus. The responsibilities include leading discussion and prayer each week based on Sunday’s sermon, encouraging your members to be on mission individually and as a community group, and keeping in touch with each member of your group on a regular basis.
A church uses many forms of creative media that require specific skill sets, such as video production, photography, and design. The members of the creative media team tell the story of our church visually.
Our Exodus Kids team is made up of teachers, assistants, substitutes, coordinators, and check-in hosts. The childcare workers are split into two groups – the younger children ages 6 months to 4-year-olds (a 6-month commitment) and the elementary kids (a 1-year commitment). To work with our children, you have to have been attending Exodus for at least six months, have a background check, and interview with the Exodus Kids director. You also have to love Jesus and love children. For more information about this, click here.
Exodus Students ministers to our kids from 6th-12th grade. They meet in the Flex Room every Monday night, where they talk through points from the previous Sunday’s sermon and meet in smaller groups for more discussion and prayer. We have leaders for the whole of Exodus Students as well as many small group leaders who lead discussion on Monday nights and help with events.
Exodus Women exists to discover, develop and deploy the gifts of women for the mission of Jesus through Exodus Church. It is a ministry by women for the church to help women know they are seen and valued and cared for by Jesus and in his church, to encourage and disciple women so they can share their gift, and to see women investing their gifts in the mission of Christ’s kingdom.
The facility team serves by handling most of the maintenance and repair work needed to ensure our facilities are operating as desired. This important behind-the-scenes work is usually completed at various times throughout the week. Those on the team typically have a general handyman skills, experience in a specific trade, or the desire to learn.
Our greeters are the smiling faces that welcome people as they come through the doors at Exodus. They give information about many areas – Exodus Kids, community groups, Realm, serving, etc. – and help people get acclimated. Greeters are the face of Exodus Church.
Our hospitality team handles the coffee and communion for Sunday mornings. They prepare and maintain the coffee area and the communion tables.
We have a group of men and women who minister one Saturday night a month to the inmates at York County Prison. We provide a home-cooked meal for inmates and guards, then we present a gospel message and time of prayer, the men to the male inmates and the women to the female inmates. You can serve this ministry by cooking, going, or by helping with childcare for those who go.
Our security team is tasked with ensuring the safety of our people on Sunday mornings. They are responsible for walking our grounds during the service and working to protect access to the children in Exodus Kids. Everything they do is to ensure that the people attending Exodus church can worship and learn in a safe environment.
Before our worship service and any events, the setup team comes in and arranges any chairs or tables when and where they are needed.
The tech team helps with the technology needs of our church. They maintain the computers and equipment we use in Exodus Kids, Exodus Students, and in Worship. They create processes and write code as needed to make things work better. They handle Realm and the website needs as well as helping our members and guests get setup on Realm.
The video team handles all the video technology behind the scenes throughout the week and on Sunday mornings. . They prepare the slides and any video in ProPresenter before the service, then run the lighting, camera, and presentation during the worship service.
Our worship team is the people who help to lead worship on Sunday mornings through music. It is comprised of three bands with singers and instrumentalists for each band. To be part of the worship team, complete an application here and you will be contacted for an interview and audition.