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Giving & Serving

Serving in the Church

We would love to help you find your place of service in the church.

Helping Hands and Willing Hearts

The good things you experience here at Peoples are made possible by the helping hands and willing hearts of those around you.

In fact, on Sunday morning, you probably experience the benefit of at least a half-dozen volunteers by the time you simply find a seat—and that’s only one example.

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.

If this is your first time serving at The Peoples Church, please fill out this First Serve Application.

Serving Directory

We always have openings in various kinds of serving roles within the church, and we would love to help you find yours. As you consider the unique abilities God has given you, please see what you can do in our Serving Directory.

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 have a fantastic opportunity for you! You can be a part of a great group of people that manage our most limited resource. You guessed it –PARKING! It is challenging but the rewards are outstanding:

• You get to spend one (1) Sunday morning in every four (4) in the fresh air. The weather is improving and you will learn the system without having to battle the cold.

• You get to meet many of your fellow congregation members and make them feel welcome.

• You get to work with some of the nicest people you will ever meet.

• You get to make a significant contribution to our ministry as a team.

Best of all you get to give up your parking space for someone else because ALL PARKING TEAM MEMBERS park off-site.

We NEED YOU! So please speak to the staff at the Connection  Centre in the foyer, fill out a Volunteer Registration Form and turn it in at the Connection Centre or email Brian Dawkins. We look forward to having you join 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.

Children’s Summer Ministry Volunteer Recruitment

Sundays, July 2 – September 3

Summer is just around the corner! that means our Sunday leaders need a break to refresh for September, and our Children’s Ministry needs new leaders to join our summer ministry team. We invite you to join us for ten weeks of exciting learning and leading our youngest church members! Even if you cannot commit for all ten weeks, we would still love to have you join us. Please contact us to sign up!

Sunday Morning Kitchen Volunteers

Do you love food? Do you love serving others? 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.

Friendship Class Volunteers

SUNDAYS • 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM • E102

The Friendship Class is a Bible-based education program for adults with developmental challenges. We enjoy a time of worship, fellowship and prayer together. If you are interested in volunteering,  please contact us.

Care and Counselling Group Facilitators

We are in need of facilitators for our GriefShare, DivorceCare and Single & Parenting groups. If you have experience in these areas, with a heart for serving those in need of care, please contact Deborah. 416.222.3341 x 116

Pan – Tilt – Zoom

Wonder what it’s like to operate one of our cool, HD sanctuary cameras? No need to wonder, no need to wait. Be part of our Living Truth Sunday Production Dream Team. We will train and equip you with the skills to operate our cameras like a pro! For more information contact Ivar Hiort.

¿hablas español?

Do you speak fluent Spanish? Would you like to have your voice heard sharing the gospel throughout the Latin community and across many Spanish-speaking countries? Vive La Verdad is the Spanish version of Living Truth and we are in need of a voice talent. Be part of the Vive La Verdad family! For more information please contact us.  

10:10 Volunteers

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:

  • Hospitality
  • Tech/Sound Board
  • Worship Team
  • Bible Study Facilitation

If you are interested in serving with us, please contact the 10:10 Team.

Peoples Basketball Ministry 

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 tutors to help our students with various school subjects.
• 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!

Priscilla Shirer Live Call Team

Hello? Is it you we’re looking for? We need great people like you to join the Call Team. The Call Team helps to spread the word about the October event by calling churches and letting them know about Priscilla Shirer Live. Call Team members receive training and information on who and how to call, and this is a great way to volunteer from the comfort of your own home. Interested in more information? Contact Joy or Eugenia at Women@ThePeoplesChurch.ca.

Registration and Greeting Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to help with hospitality roles such as registration and greeting newcomers at various events during the week. This would include helping attendees with sign-up, handing out name-tags and setting up refreshments. If you are interested, please contact us.

MINT Lunch Service Team

Do you have experience in food services and a desire to serve others? Do you enjoy cooking? We are looking for some key people to lead our lunch service team and help with meal preparation. We would need your help one Sunday each month, preparing lunch for MINT (Ministry to Internationals) in the Annex building. If you are interested in serving through this ministry, please contact us.