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

Welcome Center

Are you enjoying the Welcome Center fellowship time on Sunday mornings? If so, why not join our team? There are several ways you can help.

Job: Help set up and greet people as they come to church OR dismantle the Welcome Center in the north entry. All the baked goods are provided, so you don’t have to bring anything.

Commitment: 30 minutes before and after either the 8:30 or 11:00 worship service; volunteer for as little as once a month, or as your schedule allows. You will work with another volunteer, and training will be provided.

OR

If you enjoy baking, we need more bakers to provide the delicious home-baked goodies. Just drop them off, and we’ll take care of the rest. All expenses will be reimbursed.

Perks of the Job: The opportunity to make new friends and to work with an amazing group of women.

In Our Community

World Vision Distribution Center

This is a great opportunity for families with older children. Reserve a seat on the bus and volunteer to help.

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, January 27, 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.

Rise Against Hunger

Six million children under the age of 5 die every year because of hunger.

Job: Package meal pouches in assembly line fashion; combine rice, soy, dehydrated vegetables, and a flavoring mix including 21 essential vitamins and minerals into small meal packets.

Commitment: Saturday, February 10, 2 hour shifts, 8:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.

Skills Needed: There is a job for everyone ages 4 to 104.

We need 240 volunteers to staff the assembly-line shifts for this one day. Invite friends, neighbors, and co-workers. In addition to providing a much needed meal to 40,000 children, it will be an opportunity for fun and fellowship for everyone.

“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” Mother Theresa

The Open Door Second Half Program

“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.”

When the Pittsburgh Public Schools schedule half school days, The Open Door provides lunch and programming for children K-12. These times are often difficult for working parents to find alternative care for their children.

Job: Spend time with 25 to 30 children and 5 to 6 volunteers playing games or helping with homework. All necessary programming/instruction provided.

Commitment: Noon until 4:00 p.m. on one or more of the following dates: February 2, 23, March 2, or 23.

Skills Needed: Enjoy children; clearances required.