Visitation - Visit and minister shut-ins, whether that’s in their homes, rehab, nursing facilities, hospitals, etc. This also includes phone calls and card sending.
Card Making - Design cards with more than words. Add ribbons or pop-up elements to send to shut-ins, congregants, and military/veterans.
Card Sending - Share the love of Christ by writing encouraging cards to shut-ins, congregants, and military/veterans.
Quilters & Knitters - Searching for creative and gifted volunteers who can quilt and knit. Projects include quilt making for local and global missions.
Funerals - Assist with greeting, opening doors, giving instructions, help serve meals and direct seating.
Weddings - Support our wedding coordinator in making the bride and grooms dream wedding come true.
Photographers - Capture meaningful moments around our church at ministry events or on Sunday mornings. Photography experience required.
Christmas Decorating Team - Join the team that creates, sets up and tears down decorations that make our campus look festive and worshipful over the Christmas season.
Office Assistant - Work in a fun, friendly atmosphere to help the creative team stay organized. Flexibility and ability to multi-task helpful. Afternoon shifts available on Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays.
Proofreader - Assist the Creative Arts department by carefully proofreading written text for errors and enhancements. Text may include copy for newsletters, printed material, website and more.
Social Media Content Contributor - Help The Chapel Akron reach the world with the hope of the gospel by preparing content and generating ideas for the team to execute on social media.
Video Assistant - Assist the Video Team by capturing/helping capture quality video content at the Chapel and on various off-site productions. Experience required.
Small Group Leader - Make a difference in the next generation by instilling and teaching biblical foundations that will last a lifetime.
Large Group Leader - Be a part of a “small kid’s church” and use your spiritual gifts by investing in our elementary kids through worship, storytelling, leading games and building relationships with kids.
Preteen Leader - Help instill and teach spiritual disciplines to our 4th-5th graders as they start to understand what faith means and how to live their lives for Christ.
Assistant Worship Leader - Use your musical talents (singing, instruments, etc.) to help lead and assist the kids in understanding the how and why of worship. Also help with future musical events throughout the year.
Preschool Door Greeter – Welcome families with a smile and hello and to ensure safety in the hallway by checking parent tags.
Preschool Ministry Prep Team – Work behind the scenes to prepare for Sunday morning activities by gathering supplies needed for teaching.
Runner for Preschool – Help check on the Leaders as they teach in their classrooms to make sure all is well during the service times.
Preschool Small Group Leader – Instill who God is as you teach a group of preschoolers as they discover how much God loves them.
Preschool Small Group Leader Substitute – Seeking help on an as needed basis to guide a group of preschoolers as they discover who God is.
Nursery – Caring hearts for babies that like to cuddle and snuggle needed to help on Sunday mornings.
Butchel Check-in Desk – Be the face of family ministry as you check in our families for each service.
Fir Hill Desk Receptionist – Seeking trusted gatekeepers at the Fir Hill Information Desk. Show off your experiences by contributing to the overall character of the church.
Greeter – Honor our first-time guests and members with a smile, hug or handshake. Equip them for whatever work the Lord wants to do in their life.
Medical Team – Make a difference by using your skills to deal with minor medical injuries, illnesses and major medical emergencies until first responders arrive.
Parking Team – Brave the outdoors by keeping our parking situation organized. Rain or shine, the Parking Team has plenty of opportunities to show hospitality to first-time guests and members.
Safety Team - Commit to the safety of all children, families and staff by monitoring church operations, checking secured doors and assisting with special events.
Usher – Be the face of the church. Set the tone for worship and help prepare the people to hear and respond to the Word of God.
Trades - Our facility is large and there is always something in need of repair. If you have knowledge or background in trades, we’re always looking for help in the areas of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, roofing, automotive, and general trades.
Special Events - Do you like to have your finger on the pulse, keeping up with all the different things that happen around the church? We need people to assist with a variety of events during the week and weekend using a range of skills.
Landscaping Team - Do you enjoy the various flowerbeds, bushes, and trees around the campus? We could use your help caring for them. We need help planting, fertilizing, mulching, weeding, trimming, and watering.
Snow Removal - Did you know that we get an average of 46 inches of snow every year? Sometimes it feels like it always arrives on Sunday morning. We need some early risers to help clear the sidewalks and entrances before Sunday services.
OUTREACH: AKRON INTERNATIONALS
Friday Night Dinners - Go behind the scenes and help serve students by providing a dish to contribute to the meal or be out front and engage students at tables.
English as a Second Language (ESL) - Teach or assistant teach a basic, intermediate or advanced English class to internationals studying, working or visiting in Akron.
Hosting - Support our friends by being a short-term or long-term host. Provide our students with a safe and secure place during their Akron stay.
Short-Term Missions Trips – We come along side and serve with our global partners in different areas of the world to spread the Gospel of Christ and help make disciples of the nations. Our global partners include Cambodia, India and the Yucatan, Mexico
Global Outreach Prayer Meeting – Every first Sunday of the month we gather to pray for our church’s global ministry. Interceding for our global partners, supported missionaries and other ministries around the world.
Workers for Christ - Join the longest active ministry here at the Chapel. Established during WWII, Workers for Christ sew fabric bandages for Franklin Graham's Samaritan's Purse.
School Ministry - We partner with several Akron schools right in our backyard, sharing God’s love through different programs to students and their families. Our School Ministry includes Good News Clubs, Mom's Club, School Facility Ministry, special school activities and our Food Ministry.
Refugee Outreach – Reaching out with God’s love to refugee families from Burma/Myanmar, Thailand and other areas of the world that live in our community of Akron. Our Refugee Outreach includes school supplies and backpacks, van drivers, bible studies, tutoring and summer school camp.
Sports Outreach – Reaching out to our community with the love and truth of Christ through different sports activities. These activities include men's basketball, Fast Break basketball and coed volleyball.
Large Community Outreaches – Organizing large outreaches in our city to reach people with the love & hope of Jesus Christ and connect them to our church. Outreach events include community serve days and other special outreach activities.
PRAISE & WORSHIP
Band and Vocals - Provide, by the empowerment of the Holy Spirit, for the purpose of glorifying Christ as lead worshippers, an authentic and heartfelt worship experience for the congregation through music and the arts.
Choir - Join the dynamic choir here at the Chapel and be part of leading the congregation in worship with your hearts and voices.
Orchestra - Serve as an instrumentalist on an orchestral instrument. Need background on an orchestral instrument and good sight-reading skills.
Camera Operator - The video director will call camera shots while you operate a camera during Sunday morning services. You will learn to operate the camera, learn proper composure techniques and a general knowledge of live broadcast. This is a steppingstone to becoming a weekend video director. No experience necessary.
Slides Operator (CG op) - Learn to run ProPresenter software. This software runs videos, lyrics and slides that show on the screens in the worship center and on our live stream broadcast. Basic computer skills are a must. No experience necessary.
Lighting Technician - Learn the types of light fixtures and how they are used. Operate the grandMA lighting console to help set the mood for enhancing the worship experience. No experience necessary, but a creative mind is helpful.
Sound Technician - Learn the types of microphones used for the worship team and how they are used. Operate the Yamaha CL5 Digital Mixer to create great sound in the worship center and for the live stream broadcast. Experience not necessary, but is helpful.
Production Assistant - Learn to help with stage set up, stage design, various production needs on Sunday mornings or as needed. Learn sound/live stream/recording equipment used in the Memorial Chapel and learn how to run productions such as funerals, weddings and other events.
Sunday services: 9am & 10:40am
Building hours: 9am - 5pm Tue.-Fri.
Address: 135 Fir Hill, Akron, Ohio 44304