Serve at The Heights


Impacting the Next Generation – Would you like to join us as we love kids and point them toward the gospel of Jesus Christ? We have spots open for all kinds of people with all kinds of interests and abilities. Time commitments vary based on age and position.

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In the Worship Area

Baptism Ministry – Assists baptism candidates with baptism procedures and dressing area needs during Sunday morning baptisms. (Kim Ladd/Suzanne McGlothlin)

Encourager Ministry – Helps people in our Discovery Room during the time of invitation with the decisions God is leading them to make, prayer requests on their hearts or questions they might have concerning The Heights. (Kim Ladd)

Celebration Orchestra – Celebrating worship through instrumental talent, the orchestra leads in our 9:15 worship service. (Kathryn Prince)

The Heights in Spanish  – Provides worship services for the Spanish speaking community on Sunday mornings, as well as Bible studies and children’s activities for all ages during the week. (Miguel Lopez)

Media and Communications – Optimizes worship through technical and production aspects of the service. (Shawn Davis/Bobby Dennis)

Praise Team/Soloist Ministry – Anchors the choir, leads in 9:15 worship, and special events. (Angela Irby)

Worship Choir – Leads worship through vocal praise in our 9:15 worship service. (Angela Irby)

Singing Saints – Allows senior adults (55 & up) to enjoy weekly opportunities for fun, fellowship, travel, music and ministry to others in our community. (Angela Irby)

Worship Quest – An interactive program that trains children, grades K through 6, to worship God through music and creativity on Wednesday nights. Volunteer opportunities available as leaders, helpers, providing refreshments, assisting with costumes, sets and more. (Angela Irby)

Preschool Praisers
 – A great time of fun with music and movement for ages 3 & 4, on Wednesday nights. (Angela Irby)

Tiny Tots & Tunes – a place to wiggle, giggle and learn about God!   Tiny Tots and Tunes is a faith-based music curriculum for babies and toddlers (birth – age 3).  (Angela Irby)

Sermon CD Ministry  – Provides audio and video recordings of sermons and special worship events to reach as many people as possible. (Bill Ferrell/Bobby Dennis)

In the Grow Area

Child Care Ministry – Provides child care for ages birth – 6th grade for Sunday evening activities, designated Wednesday evening activities, MOPS, Women’s Bible Study and all church-wide events. Parent’s Night Out is also a part of this ministry. (Pam Nicholson)

MOPs – Mothers of Preschoolers is a ministry to mothers of young children which meets during the school year. (Pam Nicholson)

Child Development Center – This weekday ministry of our church incorporates a Mother’s Day Out program for younger children and a Preschool program for children ages three through Kindergarten throughout the school year. (Emilie McCally)

Adult Bible Fellowship (ABF) – Provides opportunities for all age groups to grow in Bible study, develop authentic relationships through fellowship together, and share Christ through service to our community. All age groups have fellowship and community ministry activities. (Chris Havard)

Adults with Cognitive Disabilities – Circle of Friends Ministry is for adults with special needs (18 or older). Their ABF meets during the 9:15 hour on Sundays, and the first, second, and third Tuesdays of each month from 7-8:30 for Christian entertainment, food, fun, and fellowship. (Richard Covington)

LLL (Live, Laugh, Love) – Monthly lunch and dinner meetings promote growth and fellowship opportunities among median and senior adults. Volunteer opportunities are available on the decorating committee, and as yearly officers. (Shelly Loving)

Power Hour – The Men’s Power Hour is an open group that meets on Fridays at 6:30 a.m. for Bible study and prayer. (Bill Ferrell)

Other Serve Opportunities

Bereavement Ministry – Provides assistance to church families at a time of bereavement, particularly in the presentation of a meal before or after the funeral service. (Shelly Loving)

CART (Computer Aided Real-Time Translation) Ministry – Provides real-time closed captioning of our worship services for the hearing impaired.(Shelly Loving)

DivorceCare Seminars – Offers 12-week workshop seminars to support men, women, and children dealing with issues arising from separation and divorce. (Ben Purvis)

First Impressions Ministry – Greeters – Welcome all who enter our facility with an atmosphere of warmness, as well as distributing information, answering questions, and giving directions. (Kim

Ushers – Provide a positive atmosphere by assisting our guests and congregation with seating, questions and collection of the offering. (Kim Ladd)

Parking Lot Associates – Parking lot associates assist our guests, handicapped and senior citizens park their vehicles, and greet them with a warm welcome. (Kim Ladd)

Shuttle Bus Drivers – Shuttle bus drivers operate the shuttle bus for special ministry events throughout the week. (Bill Ferrell)

Homebound Ministry – Provides regular home visits, The Lord’s Supper, and prayer support to those who are physically unable to attend our church. (Shelly Loving)

Jobseekers Ministry – Serves as a resource and training ministry for those who are seeking new or different employment. (Richard Covington)

Library Ministry – Serves as a tremendous resource center for Christian education. (Gaye Ratcliff)

Medical Emergency Team Ministry – Certified healthcare professionals who assist with medical emergencies during services and events.(Shelly Loving)

Men’s Ministries – Offers unique opportunities for men to gather for worship, Bible study, fellowship and service through various projects and events throughout the year. (Bill Ferrell)

Office Volunteer Ministry – Assists the ministers and support staff with various office duties and special projects. (Bill Ferrell)

Prayer Room Ministry – Provides opportunities for prayer where people commit to pray one hour per week, each week, in the prayer room, prayer garden or from home. (Shelly Loving)

Women’s Ministry – Provides Bible Studies on Tuesday mornings, Wednesday nights and Thursday nights. Discipleship and small groups meet on Tuesday nights. Events for fellowship and outreach include Evening of Grace, Countdown to Christmas and a spring retreat or fellowship opportunity. Other ministries include Compassionate Hearts, Prayer Shawl Ministry and Widow’s Ministry. (Rebekah Russ)

Widows’ Ministry – Encourages and assists our widows, single mothers, and elderly in all areas of their life. (Shelly Loving)

Prayer Shawl Ministry – provides comfort and support by crocheting or knitting shawls and giving them to those in need. (Richard Covington)