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All MUMC adults are encouraged to participate in at least one of the opportunities to serve the church.  Contact the ministry leader listed below to get answers to questions on participation and/ or volunteer.

Adults-Volunteers lead and plan: small groups and classes, S’AGES (serving monthly meals to seniors), United Methodist Men (UMW), United Methodist Women (UMW), FreeTimers (serving seniors by providing transportation, visiting and sending cards to senior shut ins).  Contact the church office office@mtownumc.org 

Children – Volunteers lead and plan Children’s Sunday school @ 9:45 AM and 11:00 AM, Nursery, Vacation Bible School, and other Special Events.  Contact Mickey Crabtree mumcmickey@gmail.com 

Congregation Care-Volunteers lead and plan: Health ministries, Caring Hands, Eucharistic Ministries, Prayer Shaw Ministry, and the Prayer Chain.Contact Gary Schreiber at gjschreiber@comcast.net

Family – Volunteers lead and plan Family events, working together to create a positive and fun environment for families to explore their faith. Contact Kitty Morrison mumcmickey@gmail.com  or Pastor Beth pastorbeth@mtownumc.org

Fellowship-Volunteers lead and plan fellowship activities and events.  Contact Barb Lindberg at lindy4856@comcast.net

Finance-Volunteers lead and plan church finances, including: Treasurer, Audit, and Memorials.  Contact Scott Green at scottgreen24@yahoo.com

Lay Leadership – Volunteers lead and plan Lay involvement, Stewardship, Lay Leaders, and representatives to Annual conference. Contact the church office office@mtownumc.org 

Missions – Volunteers lead and plan efforts to serve those in need outside the church.  The Missions Team meets on the 3rd Wed of all “odd numbered” months. Ministries include: Appalachia Service Project, Food Bank, Frederick Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs, Frederick Rescue Mission, Habitat for Humanity, Hope Alive, Homeless shelter, Hospice, Middletown Valley People Helping People (MVPHP), Madeline Ann Burke Emergency Fund, Volunteers in Mission (VIM), and Youth Work Camp.  Contact Alyson Escobar, escobaral@comcast.net.

Music – Volunteers participate in learning music which will be used during worship services and special services throughout the year.  Vocal groups for the 8:30 and 11:00 services include Sanctuary Singers (grades 9 through adult), Charles Wesley Choir (ages 4 to 1st grade), John Wesley Choir (2nd through 5th grades) and Youth Choir (6th grade through high school.)  The Handbell Choir (6th grade through adult) rings about once a month at the 8:30 and 11:00 service and an occasional Saturday service.  Contact Pam Mathews @ music.mathews@gmail.com 

The Living Stones is the Vocal and Instrumental Team for the 9:45 service.  The Living Waters celebrates music of many genres. This group is open to all who wish to experience and participate in a rich musical heritage. The orchestra performs contemporary and classical music throughout the worship year, providing a unique musical experience for both the listener and performer.  Contact Pam Mathews @ music.mathews@gmail.com 

Outreach – Our church’s Kid’s Club, Parents Time Out, and Preschool connect with the community.

Kids Club: before and after school program ages 3-12 years old Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-6 p.m.  Contact Heather Kline kidsclub@mtownumc.org (301) 371-8680

Parents Time Out: one day a week program for children 6 months- 3 years old. PTO is open Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-1:00 p.m. for children 2 & older; Tuesday & Wednesday 9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for children under 2 years old.  Contact Heather Kline kidsclub@mtownumc.org (301) 371-8680

Preschool is available for ages 3-5 year olds. Our program provides an active learning environment that prepares children for their next educational step.  Erin Baker, MUMC Preschool Director,  email: preschool@mtownumc.org (301)-371-8681

Church outreach volunteer Judy Garrett @ 301-371-5652, judy0417help@msn.com

Staff Parish Relations – Volunteers plan Human resource functions for the church. Contact Jeff Spring or Rebecca Rothenhoefer

Welcoming & Hospitality – Volunteers serve as Greeters and Ushers, offer Hospitality and Visitor follow up. Contact Lisa Tosh 

Worship – Volunteers serve as Acolytes; help with Sanctuary prep, Altar Guild, and Special services.  The Worship Committee meets on the 3rd Tues of the Month.  Contact Beth Tice @ 301-371-8929, mumcmammat@gmail.com 

Youth and Young Adult– Volunteers lead and plan Sunday school, Confirmation, Youth Group/retreats, Work Camp, Small Group Bible study, FISH mission work, FUEL worship service – Contact Beth Tice @ 301-371-8929, mumcmammat@gmail.com   or Pastor Beth pastorbeth@mtownumc.org