We show our love for God by serving those in need within our community and throughout the world.

We volunteer to help others, to experience new things, to meet new people and develop relationships.

We always welcome volunteers to: usher, sing in the choir, help with food and hospitality, or help with children and youth programs. Do what you are good at and what you love to do. To learn more and to find the opportunity that fulfills your need for involvement and commitment, please contact Jan Baumann, volunteer coordinator, at baumann@westminster-church.org or 412-835-6630x205.

In Our Church

In Our Community

World Vision Distribution Center

Give your time to care for people around the world who need your help. Give one Saturday morning and join a Westminster crew to care for others who don’t have what they need to survive.

Job: Pack boxes for distribution. We will be working in assembly line fashion at the World Vision Distribution Center in Sewickley. It is a safe and modern facility.

Commitment: Saturday, October 7, 9:00 a.m. to noon. The bus will leave Westminster’s north lot at 8:15 a.m. and return around 12:45 p.m.

Skills Needed: Very easy work, but must be over 11 yrs of age. (Sitting jobs available upon request.)

This project will have an impact on people in need and cannot be accomplished without volunteers.

Join the Steering Committee for The Open Door Youth Outreach Center in Crafton Heights

“The Open Door ministry exists to demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ to neighborhood young people and families through intentional relationships with caring adults in an environment of safety and fun.”

Just some of what they do:

• An afterschool program provides homework assistance for children K through 5th grade, including a variety of enrichment activities geared to their age and interests.

• Each Friday night, kids come together to play basketball and dodge ball, play board games, work on crafts, and to socialize with their peers in a safe environment.

• Family fun nights provide free food and lots of activities for youth and their families once a month during the school year.

• Youth group is provided for all children 6th grade and up at the First United Presbyterian Church of Crafton Heights.

• A free day camp is offered for 5 weeks each summer.

• The Running Club, new this year, if offered for children through age 12 who want to develop a new, great habit.

Job: Serve on the steering committee for the Open Door with Westminster member, John Van Cleve, current chairperson.

Commitment: Attend meetings, the first Thursday of the month, and serve on a subcommittee. 2 year term

Skills Needed: Financial background a plus but not a requirement. You are welcome to attend a meeting before making a commitment.