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Administration and Ministry Support Ministry The Ministry Support Ministry is a cross functional team of Christ-minded individuals who serve in managing the business affairs of the church. We work together to provide support to every area of ministry. Spiritual Gifts: Administration, Faith, Service/Helps, Leadership, Giving Requirements to serve in this ministry: 1. Detail-oriented 2. A heart to serve behind the scenes Ministry Leader: Fathia Y.P. Savory ministrysupport@messiahcconline.org

Altar Workers Ministry Altar Workers glorify God through direct ministry to those who come to the altar for prayer, salvation, discipleship, or church membership. Altar workers help individuals: • take the next step toward faith in Jesus Christ • strengthen their commitment to Jesus Christ • become acclimated to life at Messiah Community Church Matthew 28:19-20 Spiritual Gifts: Evangelism, Exhortation, Service/Helps, Mercy Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member’s Boot Camp 3. Satisfactorily complete Altar Workers’ Training Ministry Leader: Elder Maurice Haywood altar@messiahcconline.org


Armor Bearers Ministry Armor Bearers are men and women who serve the Sr. Pastor and First Lady, respectively, by assisting, protecting, interceding, and supporting while displaying an attitude of faith, peace, respect and submission. Armor Bearers also serve special guests and others assigned by the Sr. Pastor. 1 Samuel 16:21 Spiritual Gifts: Service/Helps, Exhortation, Faith Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member’s Boot Camp 3. Commitment to and evidence of a personal devotional life 4. Approval and/or recommendation by the Sr. Pastor and First Lady Ministry Leader: Derrick Waller armorbearer@messiahcconline.org

Audio & Media Ministries The Audio & Media ministry teams make the presentation of sound and lyrics smooth and seamless so worshippers never have to think about it! Audio Ministry ensures every service has all it needs for the clear presentation of sound. Media Ministry displays scripture, teaching points, video, and other resources to aid in the worship and learning experiences. Colossians 1:27-29 Spiritual Gifts: Service/Helps, Administration Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp 3. Approval and/or recommendation by the Sr. Pastor and First Lady Ministry Leaders: Rob Levine (Audio) & Tonya Wesley (Media) av@messiahcconline.org


Connections Scripture says, every believer in Jesus Christ, has been given a special gift for the purpose of serving others within the body of Christ. Our Connections Ministry will help you find an area of ministry to enjoy serving at MCC. The Connections Ministry also provides guests and members with vital information for getting connected with body life at Messiah. Hebrews 10:24 Spiritual Gifts: Administration, Faith, Service/Helps Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp 3. Commitment to and evidence of a personal devotional life 4. Committed tither Ministry Leader: Khristi Gibson (Volunteer Coordinator) connections@messiahcconline.org

Facilities Ministry The Facilities Ministry ensures the quality and consistent cleanliness, maintenance, and order of the MCC Ministry Center and our worship location at New Town High School. Our goal is to make sure our facilities represent the highest standards of kingdom ministry with a spirit of excellence, as unto God, not unto man. Psalm 84:10 Spiritual Gifts: Service/Help, Administration, Hospitality Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp 3. Commitment of six months to one year of service Ministry Leader: Khristi Gibson (Volunteer Coordinator) facilities@messiahcconline.org


Finance Ministry The Finance Ministry serves the Lord by collecting tithes and offerings in an effective and efficient manner; by helping the ministries of MCC steward over financial resources with integrity; and by teaching financial stewardship and growth principles to our congregation and to the community. 2 Corinthians 8:16-21 Spiritual Gifts: Administration, Faith, Service/Helps, Leadership, Giving, Hospitality Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp 3. Must be a faithful tither at Messiah Community Church 4. Approval and/or recommendation of Sr. Pastor and First Lady 5. A criminal background check may be required Ministry Leader: Amy Perez-Jackson finance@messiahcconline.org

First Touch & Second Touch The 1st and 2nd Touch Ministries at Messiah Community Church are comprised of greeters and ushers who are committed to demonstrating the unconditional love of Christ. We do it by encouraging others with a contagious smile, a loving hug, a genuine handshake, or a friendly escort to a seat. Feeling welcomed and “at home� is a small, but practical way we display the love of Christ to all who worship with us at Messiah. 1 Peter 4:9 Spiritual Gifts: Service/Helps, Exhortation, Mercy Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp Ministry Leaders: Karen Eldridge (Greeters) Will Jones (Ushers) firsttouch@messiahcconline.org ushers@messiahcconline.org


Graphic Arts The Graphic Arts Ministry at Messiah Community Church sees to the artful and quality presentation of all print and video screen media. We design creative, attractive, and resourceful publications that inform Messiah members and the broader community of ministry events and outreaches. Spiritual Gifts: Administration, Exhortation, Service/Helps Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp Ministry Leader: Rob Wesley graphics@messiahcconline.org

Heart to Hands Ministry The Heart to Hands Ministry cares for the needs of people in our church and in the community, who may be going through difficult times. This ministry encourages members and others by providing food and gas assistance, through visitations to hospitals, nursing homes and residences; sending cards and making calls of encouragement. 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Spiritual Gifts: Administration, Leadership, Faith, Service, Mercy Requirements to serve in this ministry: 1. An active member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp Ministry Leader: Victoria Wolf heart2hands@messiahcconline.org


Hospitality Ministry The Hospitality team creates an atmosphere of generosity & hospitality for Messiah guests. We plan, execute and assist with all Special Events at Messiah Community Church, providing five star ambience, food & drinks, and service with the spirit of excellence required by our Lord and Savior.  Spiritual Gifts: Service/Helps, Administration, Hospitality, Faith, Exhortation Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. Faithful and consistent church attendance 2. Completion of hospitality training Colossians 3:23 Ministry Leader: Linda Echols hospitality@messiahcconline.org

Intercessory Prayer Ministry The Intercessory Prayer Ministry brings glory and honor to God by leading the body of Christ in praise, prayers, supplications & thanksgiving that His purpose may be fulfilled in the earth (and at MCC). Intercessors pray for the various needs of members, church leaders, the community, and the world. Ephesians 6:18-20 Spiritual Gifts: Intercession, Prophecy, Faith, Exhortation Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp 3. Faithful and consistent church attendance 4. Commitment o and evidence of a personal devotional life 5. Reflects spiritual qualities of being unselfish, compassionate, & tenacious (perseverance) 6. Approval and/or recommendation of the Sr. Pastor and First Lady Ministry Leader: Kathy Heim prayer@messiahcconline.org


Kingdom Keepers Children’s Ministry Kingdom Keepers provides a stimulating, loving, & Christ-centered teaching environment for children, ages two through ten. We partner with parents, on behalf of their children, to encourage purposeful, meaningful, life-long relationships with Jesus Christ. Psalm 127:3 Spiritual Gifts: Administration, Service/Helps, Teaching, Exhortation Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member’s Boot Camp 3. Criminal background check Ministry Leader: Lorraine Mello kingdomkeepers@messiahcconline.org

Logistics Ministry The Logistics Ministry provides vital assistance for MCC ministries by setting up and breaking down rooms for conferences, meetings, concerts and other special events. This team serves under the umbrella of the Facilities Ministry and is always ready, willing and able to lend a hand at a moment's notice. Psalm 84:10 Spiritual Gifts: Service/Help, Administration, Hospitality Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/Member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp 3. Commitment of six months to one year of service Ministry Leader: Khristi Gibson (Volunteer Coordinator) logistics@messiahcconline.org


Marriage Ministry The Marriage Ministry at Messiah helps married and “pre-married” couples build dynamic, Christ-honoring relationships on the foundation of biblical teaching. We give couples the tools they need to operate in a healthy marriage relationship that will bless them, witness to the world, and glorify God. Matthew 19:4-6 Spiritual Gifts: Exhortation, Faith, Service/Helps, Administration, Intercession

Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community

Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp 3. An engaged or married couple 4. Commitment to the biblical principles of sexual purity & relationship integrity Ministry Leaders: Josh and Tiffany Parker marriage@messiahcconline.org

Men’s Ministry The MCC Men’s Ministry promotes godly masculinity in the men of Messiah. Our goal is to encourage the spiritual growth and leadership of men in their homes, in the church and in the community. We develop healthy and trusting relationships among men through fellowship and real life discussions about topics or issues that relate to men. 1 Timothy 2:8 Spiritual Gifts: Administration, Faith, Service/Helps, Exhortation Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful, male ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp


New Member’s Boot Camp & Guest Receptions New Member’s Boot Camp provides those interested in joining Messiah Community Church with a comprehensive look at our church's history, leadership philosophy, and teaching about being a ministry partner/ member. Our New Member’s Boot Camp is a first step to becoming a fully devoted follower of Christ at Messiah. Matthew 28:19-20 Spiritual Gifts: Administration, Faith, Service/Helps, Hospitality Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp 3. Commitment to and evidence of a personal devotional life 4. Committed tither Ministry Leader: Khristi Gibson (Volunteer Coordinator) bootcamp@messiahcconline.org

Photography Ministry The Photography Ministry expresses the beauty and wonder of God as we capture the dynamic life of Messiah Community Church with still images through the ministry of photography. Romans 1:20 Spiritual Gifts: Administration, Service/Helps, Teaching Requirements to serve in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp 3. Have your own camera (DSLR, phone, or point-and-shoot ... 8 megapixels minimum required) 4. Strong interest in photography Ministry Leader: Joni Williams photography@messiahcconline.org


Power for Living Institute The Power For Living Institute provides great opportunities for people to connect with others as they grow in the faith by learning sound biblical principles. Our goal is to develop disciples who will “go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.� Participating in the PFLI classes offers everyone the following: Some Tools for Growth, Some Place to Connect, Someone to Care, & Some Way to Reach Others. Mark 16:15 Spiritual Gifts: Administration, Exhortation, Service/Helps, Giving, Teaching Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A Member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp Ministry Leader: Lisa Haywood powerforliving@messiahcconline.org

Praise and Worship The Praise & Worship Ministry faithfully ushers God's people into His presence through the ministry of song. We help prepare the environment of our worship services and Bible studies for an encounter with God and for hearing the Word of God. 2 Chronicles 5:13, Psalm 149 Spiritual Gifts: Exhortation, Faith Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp 3. Successful audition 4. Interview & meet outlined requirements of the Praise & Worship Ministry Ministry Leader: Monica Butler worship@messiahcconline.org


Resources and Media The Resource Ministry provides quality HD video and audio recordings of teaching and preaching at Messiah so members and guests can extend their learning experience beyond the scheduled services or give teaching resources to others who might benefit form the teaching. Matthew 28:18-20 Spiritual Gifts: Service/Helps, Administration Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp 3. Approval and/or recommendation by the Sr. Pastor and First Lady Ministry Leader: Jeremy Hairston media@messiahcconline.org

R.O.Y.A.L.-T. High School Ministry Righteously Outspoken Young Ambassadors Leading Together The R.O.Y.A.L.-T. High School Ministry focuses on teaching and equipping our youth using innovative and relevant tools and methods, including music, video, creative arts, and social media, to help them know Christ and to make Him known to their generation.  R.O.Y.A.L.-T. serves youth in grades 9 through 12. 1 Peter 2:9-10 Spiritual Gifts: Evangelism, Administration, Teaching, Exhortation, Service, Mercy Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community

Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp 3. Commitment to and gift for working with youth 4. Criminal background check Ministry Leader: Omar Savory royalt@messiahcconline.org


S.A.L.T. Single’s Ministry S.A.L.T. (Single Adults Living Triumphantly), the single’s ministry of Messiah Community Church, exists to encourage and equip Christians who are single or single-again to live healthy, victorious, and productive lives during their season of singleness, based on biblical principles. Philippians 4:12-13 Spiritual Gifts: Administration, Exhortation, Faith, Service/Helps, Intercession, Leadership Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member’s Boot Camp 3. Commitment to the biblical principles of sexual purity & relationship integrity Contact: Khristi Gibson (Volunteer Coordinator) salt@messiahcconline.org

Setup Team The Setup Team is crucial to the ministry at Messiah Community Church. It ensures the timely preparation of the New Town High School Auditorium and the Messiah Ministry Center for worship services and other gatherings. Set up involves an organized effort of placing sound and music equipment, hospitality tables, children’s ministry resources, video projectors, and other items in place, in time for our worship services. Each volunteer participates with a “kingdom mind set” to get the job done! After the worship service, the team returns all equipment to the designated storage areas for safekeeping and operation. Leviticus 1:51 Spiritual Gifts: Service/Help, Administration, Hospitality Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A Member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp 3. Commitment to One Year of Service Ministry Leader: Deacon Don Williams facilities@messiahcconline.org


Signs Ministry The Signs Ministry is responsible for the display of all Messiah signage in the community and provides friendly assistance and directions to members and guests. Our signs ministry leads the way for people in the community to discover and visit Messiah Community Church. Daniel 4:2-3 Spiritual Gifts: Service/Helps, Administration, Faith Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp Ministry Leader: Leevenzo Peay signs@messiahcconline.org

Stuck in The Middle: Middle School Ministry Stuck in the Middle (SIM) teaches middle school youth biblical principles they can apply to their everyday lives while providing a safe environment for pre-teens to build supportive relationships with other students. Luke 2:52 Spiritual Gifts: Evangelism, Administration, Teaching, Exhortation, Service, Mercy Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. An active member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp 3. Commitment to and gift for working with youth 4. Criminal background check Ministry Leaders: Lonnie and Nona Carroll stuckinthemiddle@messiahcconline.org


Video Ministry & Stream Team (Including Lighting) The Video Ministry at Messiah records every worship service with HD video equipment for a quality presentation and prepares them for DVD and online viewing. In addition, worship services, Bible studies, and special events are streamed live on the internet. Colossians 1:27-29 Spiritual Gifts: Service/Helps, Administration Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp 3. Approval and/or recommendation by the Sr. Pastor and First Lady Ministry Leader: Mike Wells video@messiahcconline.org

Visitation Ministry The Visitation Ministry goes to the places where people are sick, imprisoned, or otherwise unable to attend regular worship services at Messiah.  We carry the word of hope.  Visitation volunteers are trained to pray with and encourage people, reminding them that God has not forgotten them. Matthew 25:36 Spiritual Gifts:  Mercy, Faith, Administration Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp Ministry Leader:  Minister Harry Swayne visitation@messiahcconline.org


Website and Social Media Ministry The Website and Social Media Ministry keeps the Messiah Community Church website up to date and keeps the world informed about the great things God is doing at and through MCC’s ministry with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media outlets. Psalm 78:1-4 Spiritual Gifts: Exhortation, Faith, Administration, Leadership Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp 3. Evidence of a committed devotional life 4. Strong writing skills Ministry Leader: Brian Whorley website@messiahcconline.org

Women’s Ministry The MCC Women's Ministry exists to help women get connected to Christ -- to be supported, strengthened, and developed for service to one another and to the world, as we enjoy our journey with God. This ministry provides a safe place for women to connect and to experience the grace and love of Christ expressed through biblical teaching and creative activities. Proverbs 31:30-31 Spiritual Gifts: Administration, Faith, Service, Helps, Exhortation Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful female ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Completion of New Member's Boot Camp 3. A heart for women and the issues affecting women's lives Ministry Leader: First Lady Sheri Hairston womensministry@messiahcconline.org


Worship Arts & Service Flow Worship services at Messiah Community Church are our most significant gatherings and opportunities to reach people for Christ. They require careful and consistent attention to planning and details. They also provide a great opportunity to express the gospel of Jesus Christ artistically and relevantly to a multi-generational and multi-cultural congregation. Psalm 150:1-6 Spiritual Gifts: Administration, Service/Helps, Exhortation, Leadership, Faith Requirements for serving in this ministry: 1. A faithful ministry partner/member of Messiah Community Church 2. Commitment to and evidence of a personal devotional life 3. Regularly involved in a PFLI class" Ministry Leader: Crystal Wells worshiparts@messiahcconline.org


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