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.

Children’s Ministry

We’re looking for Sunday volunteers in four specific areas:

  • Overseeing the electronic check-in system and greeting families as they come in. If you enjoy technology or greeting newcomers, this would be a great serving opportunity for you!
  • Leaders to serve in our 2:00 PM children’s program. This program runs for kids who are 2-11 years old.
  • Volunteers who have an interest in working with the very youngest in our congregation. If you love working with infants or toddlers we need your help during the 9:15 AM and 11:30 AM service.
  • leaders to serve in our 9:15 AM preschool program caring for our children aged 2-5 years.

  • If you are interested in any of the above serving opportunities, please register through our Serving Directory!

    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 Sunday Production Team! We will train and equip you with the skills to operate our cameras like a pro. Sign up through our Serving Directory 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. If you are interested, Please sign up through our Serving Directory.

    Serving Newcomers

    Refugee Ministry

    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.

    Teachers

    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.

    Career Mentors

    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.

    ESL Café

    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.

    Kitchen Helpers

    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

    Life Groups Volunteers

    Our 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)
    • Leaders
    • Coaches
    • Bloggers

    Please visit the Life Groups page to learn more about our Life Groups or contact us to find out more about how you can serve.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Capture Crew

    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!