New Church theology and teachings emphasize the importance of service to others – sometimes called the Doctrine of Use (or Usefulness). It is through service that we connect with the Lord, and experience true happiness.
“The only source of anyone’s true happiness is doing something useful.” (True Christianity 735:5)
With such an emphasis on service, and loving the neighbor, an important function of our church is to provide a place for everyone to contribute and to make a difference.
The following list is a sampling of ways that church members can volunteer to support the services and activities of our church.
- Stephen Ministry
- Pay It Forward Crew
- Informal Family Service (setting up altar, actors for storytelling, singers)
- Music (choirs, instrumental ensembles, bands, soloists)
- Bryn Athyn Cathedral (ushers, greeters, guides, hospitality/refreshments, media (e.g., live and recorded services))
- Small Group / Home Fellowship
- Bryn Athyn Thrift Shop (cashier, sorting clothes and other items, prepping clothes and other items to sell)
- Schools – Bryn Athyn Church School or Bryn Athyn Church Preschool
- Couples mentoring couples
- Grief support group
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Nina Dewees (firstname.lastname@example.org or call 215-947-6225 x206).