Giving & Serving
Serving at Peoples
We would love to help you find the place of service in our church and community.
Serving with The Peoples Church can happen in many ways. When you join in serving, you will not only bless others, but you will also make friends and contribute to our common purpose in God’s global mission!
Please see below to learn more about serving opportunities in our church and community, or sign up today by visiting our serving directory.
If you are interested in serving around the world, please click here.
Serving on Sundays
Sunday Service Ushers
SUNDAYS • 11:30 AM & 2:00 PM
Our ushers often give the first impression of Peoples to our attendees on Sundays. They have the responsibility of ensuring that every congregant and visitor is offered care and assistance, making their visit to The Peoples Church as pleasant as possible. We are in need of ushers for both our 11:30 AM and 2:00 PM services. If you are interested in serving as an usher, please pick up a volunteer registration form from the Connection Centre or contact Reg Andrews.
Parking Team Volunteers
If you are looking for a way to get connected at Peoples we invite you to join our team that manages our most limited resource – parking! It can be challenging but the rewards are outstanding. If you are interested, please fill out a volunteer registration form at the Connection Centre.
Living Truth Camera Crew Volunteers
Do you wonder what it would be like to operate one of our HD sanctuary cameras? You can become a part of our Living Truth Sunday Production Team! We will train and equip you with the skills to operate our cameras like a pro. Click here to sign up or contact Ivar Hiort for more information.
Sunday Morning Kitchen Volunteers
Do you love working with food? You should join our kitchen volunteer team! We are in need of volunteers to serve in the kitchen and prepare food for our various ministries on Sunday mornings. Please contact us for more information.
EVERY FIRST OR THIRD FRIDAY OF THE MONTH • 6:30 PM
Do you have a heart for refugees? We visit on the first and third Friday of the month to spread the love of Christ through hospitality. We want refugees to feel God’s loving presence as they seek a life of dignity and peace. This is a great opportunity to build relationships with refugees and fellow volunteers. Please click here to register.
Business As Mission
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 • 7:00 – 8:30 AM • E102
If you are a business professional, we invite you to our monthly gathering. This is a great opportunity to connect with other business professionals and learn what the Bible says about Christian business. You will also learn how to utilize business for mission opportunities and determine expressions of compassion to newcomers. A $5 contribution will be collected for the breakfast. Please contact us to confirm your attendance!
We are in need of volunteers to share God’s Word at the following events. You will be guided on topics and we welcome you to lead at least once per month:
Newcomers Fellowship – Group Discussion
SUNDAYS • 1:00 – 3:00 PM
International Student Sunday Fellowship – Presentation
SUNDAYS • 1:00 – 3:00 PM
International Student Friday Fellowship – Group Discussion
FRIDAYS • 7:00 – 9:00 PM
The purpose of these roles is to help Newcomers to Canada understand concepts of God’s Word. The teaching schedules are flexible. Please click here to register.
Many newcomers come from significant professional backgrounds and experiences. Yet due to their lack of experience and academic training in Canada, many are not able to find meaningful employment opportunities in their professional field. If you are in a specific profession, we would like to connect you with a newcomer who is in the same field. In becoming a mentor, you will have the opportunity to provide practical employment support and build meaningful relationships with newcomers. If you are interested, please contact us.
TUESDAYS • 1:00 – 4:00 PM • W203 & W204
THURSDAYS • 1:00 – 4:00 PM & 7:00 – 9:00 PM • W203 & W204
The Newcomers Network provides ESL classes for Newcomers to Canada through our Language Cafe. We are currently in need of ESL teachers to lead one of the following levels: Beginners, Intermediate or Advanced. Schedules can be flexible and volunteers are welcome to participate for a minimum of two classes per month. If you have any form of education or experience with ESL and would like to help newcomers, please click here to register.
We are in needs of volunteers to help with Food Serving, Cooking and Clean-up for various Newcomer events. If you are interested in volunteering please click here to register.
Serving in Groups & Ministries
Community Farmers Market at Peoples
FRIDAYS • 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM • WEST PARKING LOT
Our community farmers market is back in business! This is a great opportunity to meet our neighbours as you shop for some fresh produce and baked goods. If you would like to welcome our neighbours at the market by spending a few hours at the Peoples refreshment table, please contact us.
Youth Ministry Volunteers
The Youth Ministry would like you to consider serving with us through the following opportunities:
- Sunday Morning Junior High – Our class is growing rapidly and we could use some help ministering to this awesome group!
- Friday Night Youth Life Group leaders
Our goal is for youth to be motivated by the gospel to live out their faith everyday. We hope that you’ll join us in this goal! If you are interested, please contact us.
THURSDAYS • THE PEOPLES CHURCH
10:10 is a fellowship consisting of people from the ages of 25-40+. Our goal is to cultivate intimacy with God and with our neighbours. Our vibrant group of men and women meets on Thursdays for worship, Bible study, prayer and social interaction. We are looking for volunteers to serve in the following roles:
- Tech/Sound Board
- Worship Team
- Bible Study Facilitation
If you are interested in serving with us, please contact the 10:10 Team.
Tikvah Adult Bible Study Volunteers
EVERY OTHER WEDNESDAY • 2:30 – 4:30 PM • E102
Do you want to get to know, love, and serve our friends with physical challenges? Tikvah (Hebrew for hope) Adult Bible Study provides a safe, loving and encouraging environment for friends with physical challenges. Our group enjoys a time of worship, fellowship and study as we deepen our relationship with God. If you are interested in volunteering with us, please contact Lisa! 416.606.1582
Rooted and Life Groups Volunteers
Our Rooted and Life Groups are in need of volunteers to help with the following roles:
- Hosts (those who would like to host a group but not lead a group)
- Apprentices (those who want to learn to co-lead a group)
Thank you for your continued support and prayers for the Peoples Basketball Ministry! This ministry provides inner-city Toronto youth (ages 12 – 17) access to subsidized elite basketball programming and personal development opportunities.
We offer resources such as mandatory tutoring, SAT and SSAT prep, mentorship opportunities, life skills workshops, meal programs, cooking classes, community outreach, service projects and bus tickets.
Do you want to serve or support this ministry? You can do so in the following ways:
- Want to give financially to the program so that we can continue to keep costs low? You can give using offering envelopes and indicate “Basketball Ministry”.
- Do you have the gift of teaching? We are looking for occasional tutors to help our grade 11-12 with English and Math for the Fall/Winter season.
- Do you have the gift of hospitality? Come serve dinner and interact with the team on Sundays.
- You can also provide bus tokens or snacks to energize the youth during practices!
For more information, contact Doug!
Faith Fitness: Dance and Fitness Instructors
MONDAYS • 7:00 – 8:00 PM • GYM
The Faith Fitness program is looking for fitness or dance instructors to volunteer with teaching classes at least one Monday per month. You would have the opportunity to create a 25-50 minute choreography that fits your style while coaching women on how to perform each move. Examples include Zumba, Basic Cardio, Stretching, Salsa, Kickboxing, Muscle Conditioning or Ariba. If you have some experience or education with fitness or dance, please click here to sign up or contact us for more information.
Serving in Events
Got a knack for camera work? We’re in need of more people to add to our Capture Crew! Help us take inspiring snaps and footage for social media, the website, and other church materials. Check out the Serving Directory for more details and to sign up!