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We’re a resort village church, relaxed and warm. Dress up, dress down, come as you are. We are located at 975 C Avenue, Coronado, California. Resident or tourist, you’ll be among friends who desire to know Christ and make Christ known.

 

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   Blended Style - 10:30am

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    Volunteer Opportunities

    Helping Hands Always Welcome

    "Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth."
    I John 3:18

    Whatever time, whatever talent, Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church has a place for each member's contribution. Here you will find on-going and seasonal opportunities to connect with other church members, reach out to the community, and grow in faith. We are a congregation of servants. And we welcome all who want to join us in serving others.

    Opportunity: Awana Club Leaders . Children's Ministries.
    Location: Center for Christian Education. 949 C Avenue, Coronado.
    Need: Every Wednesday evening . September - May.
    Commitment: 2 hours every week.
    Time Requirement: 5:45pm - 7:45pm every Wednesday.
    Eligibility: Volunteers must know Christ as a personal Savior and desire to communicate God's love to children.
    Helpful Skills: Appreciation of children ages K - grade 6.
    Responsibilities: Listen to children recite Scripture, direct interactions among the children & role model Christ-like patience and love.
    Training: Read leader handbook and attend basic training.  
    Contact: Email Rebecca Smith»

    Opportunity: Sunday School Teachers . Children's Ministries.
    Location: Center for Christian Education. 949 C Avenue, Coronado.
    Need: Every Sunday all year round.
    Time Requirement: Sundays . 8:30am - 10:30am 
    Eligibility: Volunteers must be 16 years and older, know Christ as a personal Savior & desire to communicate God's love to children.
    Helpful Skills: Appreciation of children in grades preschool - grade 6.
    Responsibilities: Play with, read to, and pray for children, direct interactions among the children & role model Christ-like patience and love.
    Training: Training provided by Director of Children's Ministries.
    Contact: Email Rebecca Smith»

     

    Opportunity: Coffee Connection Hosts.
    Event: Coffee Connection (between morning worship services).
    Location: Center for Christian Education (Garden Room). 949 C Avenue, Coronado.
    Need: Every Sunday all year round.
    Commitment: 3 Sunday hours each month.
    Time Requirement: Sundays . 8:30am - 11:00am.
    Eligibility: Volunteers must be 16 years and older.
    Helpful Skills: Normal life experience, common sense & friendly nature.
    Responsibilities: Coffee hosts set out coffee supplies, plate pastries found in the freezer, setup the tables used for adult pastries, children's juices and cookies and clean up Garden Room after service.
    Training: Simple verbal instruction.
    Sign Up: Sign Up to Serve»
    Supports: Board of Deacons.
    Contact: Email Wendy Edwards»

    Opportunity: Door Greeters.
    Event: All Sunday worship services.
    Location: Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church sanctuary. 975 C Avenue, Coronado.
    Need: Every Sunday all year round.
    Commitment: 30 minutes - one Sunday per month.
    Time Requirement: Sundays . 8:30am - 9:00am or 10:00am - 10:30am.
    Eligibility: Volunteers must be 16 years and older.
    Helpful Skills: Normal life experience, common sense & friendly nature.
    Responsibilities: Arrive 30 minutes prior to the beginning of the service, shake hands with all who enter the sanctuary to worship, offer a worship bulletin to everyone who enters & ring the steeple bell to signal the start of worship.
    Training: Simple verbal instruction.
    Sign Up: Sign Up to Serve»
    Supports: Board of Deacons.
    Contact: Email Ted Quinn»

    Opportunity: Lay Readers.
    Event: All Sunday worship services.
    Location: Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church sanctuary. 975 C Avenue, Coronado.
    Need: Every Sunday all year round.
    Commitment: One Sunday hour every 4 - 6 weeks.
    Time Requirement: Sundays . 9:00am - 10:00am.
    Eligibility: Volunteers must be 16 years and older.
    Helpful Skills: Desire to develop poise in public speaking situations.
    Responsibilities: Receive and practice reading the assigned Scripture, sit in the chancel during the worship service, lead the congregation in the Prayer of Confession, read the scriptural introduction and the Scripture & administer all non-clergical parts of the worship service in the pastor's absence (rare).
    Training: 1 two-hour hands-on group training/rehearsal session with the pastor.
    Supports: Pastor David.
    Contact: Email Sue Arnott»

    Opportunity: Rose Gardeners.
    Location: Kirk House (Reverend Kenneth Baird Carson Memorial Rose Garden). 959 C Avenue, Coronado.
    Need: All year round.
    Commitment: Flexible
    Time Requirement: Flexible.
    Eligibility: Volunteers must be 16 years and older.
    Helpful Skills: Any gardening experience and physical ability required of gardening..
    Responsibilities: January mulching, pruning, and weeding. General maintenance throughout the year.
    Significance: Our campus rose garden is a perennial winner of the Coronado Floral Association Helen McNear-Robert Lamp Best Church Grounds Trophy.
    Training: Simple verbal instruction.
    Supports: Property Committee.
    Contact: Email Sue Arnott»  

    Opportunity: Warehouse Workers.
    Location: San Diego Military Outreach Ministries Warehouse. Miramar area, San Diego.
    Need: All year round.
    Commitment: Flexible
    Time Requirement: Flexible.
    Eligibility: Men and women of all ages.
    Helpful Skills: Be willing to donate use of a pick-up truck, ability to lift and carry donations to a pick-up truck and warehouse & ability to sort and arrange donations in the warehouse.
    Training: Simple verbal instruction.
    Supports: Missions Committee.
    Contact: Email Mary Jane Wilfong»  

    Opportunity: Thrift Cottage Volunteer Staff.
    Location: Thrift Cottage. 1211 Tenth Street, Coronado.
    Need: Year round.
    Commitment: Flexible. 3 Hour Shifts.
    Eligibility: Volunteers must be 16 years and older.
    Helpful Skills: Normal life experience, common sense, friendly nature & ability to make cash change.
    Responsibilities: Pricing donations and consignments. Fulfills cashier responsibilities.
    Training: Simple written and verbal training.
    Supports: To advance and promote the missions and ministries of Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church at the corner of Tenth and C and beyond.
    Contact: Thrift Cotttage - 619.435.5380.

    Opportunity: Ushers.
    Location: Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church sanctuary. 975 C Avenue, Coronado.
    Need: All year round.
    Commitment: 2 Sunday hours every month.
    Time Requirement: Sundays . 8:30am - 10:30am or 10:00am - noon.
    Eligibility: Volunteers must be 16 years and older (ordainment as deacon or elder not required).
    Helpful Skills: Normal life experience, common sense, friendly nature.
    Responsibilities: Arrive early, help welcome worshipers in the absence of door greeters, locate seat openings and usher latecomers to service, collect the offering, open the sanctuary doors after the pastoral benediction, recapitulate the offering and submit to the financial secretary, police the sanctuary after worship & be prepared to administer first aid in an emergency.
    Training: Orientation class & Training Instructions & Diagram».
    Sign Up: Sign Up to Serve»
    Supports: Deacons.
    Contact: Email Usher Captains»

    Opportunity 1: Big-5 Dinner Hosts . Youth Ministries.
    Location: Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church, Parish Hall. 975 C Avenue, Coronado.
    Need: Every Tuesday evening all year round.
    Commitment: 2 hours, rotating with other hosts.
    Time Requirement: Tuesdays (4:30pm - 6:30pm).
    Eligibility: Men or women of all ages.
    Helpful Skills: Ability to relate to adolescents, ages 12 - 14.
    Responsibilities: Buy or prepare dinner for an average of 30 teens, serve dinner & clean up after dinner.
    Sign-up/Training: Online Schedule . Simple verbal instruction.
    Contact: Email John Joseph»


    Opportunity 2: Crosswalk Snack . Youth Ministries.
    Location: Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church, Parish Hall. 975 C Avenue, Coronado.
    Need: Every Tuesday evening all year round.
    Commitment: 45 minutes, rotating with other hosts.
    Time Requirement: Tuesdays . 6:45pm - 7:30pm.
    Eligibility: Men or women of all ages.
    Helpful Skills: Ability to relate to teens, ages 15–18.
    Responsibilities: Buy or prepare dinner for an average of 30 teens, serve dinner & clean up after dinner.
    Sign-up/Training: Online Schedule . Simple verbal instruction.
    Contact: Email John Joseph»


    Opportunity 3: T.R.A.S.H Hosts . Youth Ministries.
    Location: Private residences in Coronado.
    Need: All year round.
    Commitment: Flexible.
    Time Requirement: 2nd Tuesday monthly . 7:00pm - 8:30pm.
    Eligibility: Men or women of all ages.
    Helpful Skills: Ability to relate to teens, ages 15–18.
    Responsibilities: Open your home to an average of 30 teens, prepare and serve a snack & engage in fellowship and prayer with the group.
    Sign-up/Training: Online Schedule . Simple verbal instruction.
    Contact: Email John Joseph»

     

    Coffee hosts set out coffee supplies, plate pastries found in the freezer and set up the tables used for the adult pastries and childrens juice and cookies.