As we enter into a fresh Fall season of ministry, we are looking for some key people to step into leadership roles and for everyone who calls Riverfront home to "improve their serve" and volunteer somewhere significant.
In terms of leadership roles, we are beginning to structure our church around six Action Teams: Worship, Family/Fellowship, Spiritual Growth, Community Engagement, Justice, and Children/Youth.
This structure emerged out of the important vision/mission work we did this past Spring. Each of the teams will "steward" that area of ministry -- developing a vision, ideas, plans, and programs. We hope that every member and regular attender at RFC will serve on at lest one Action Team in some role.
Additionally, we are looking for leaders (or co-leaders) for each of these teams. These leaders will help coordinate the individual teams as well as meet monthly with the pastoral staff as an Action Coordination Team (ACTs) to make sure we are coordinating our efforts, stewarding resources well, and thinking about our vision/mission from a 30,000 foot level.
The Board will focus on areas of spiritual leadership, stewardship, policy, and accountability. Each Action Team will have a Board liaison serving on the team (but not necessarily leading the team. One of the pastors will also be a part of each of the teams.
So far, we have leaders in place for two of the teams:
JUSTICE ACTION TEAM - Miela Gruber & Chris Graesser
WORSHIP ACTION TEAM - Michael Minch & Diana Scott
We are still looking for people to take on leadership roles for the following Action Teams:
Family/Fellowship Action Team
Spiritual Growth Action Team
Children & Youth Action Team
Community Engagement Action Team
If you are interested in serving in one of these roles, or have any questions about them or want to discuss more, please email Pastor Ben and Pastor Michael at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in volunteering and serving in a particular role, you can also check out our VOLUNTEER INFO PAGE.
Hello Members of the American Baptist Churches of Connecticut,
Connecticut Foodshare is looking forward to having your help with the important mission of assisting our neighbors who struggle food insecurity.
Available dates to volunteer include:
Monday, June 20, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Bloomfield warehouse, 450 Woodland Ave.
Saturday, June 25, 9 a.m. to 12 noon at our Wallingford warehouse, 2 Research Parkway
Saturday, July 23, 9 a.m. to 12 noon at our Bloomfield warehouse, 450 Woodland Ave.
As of 6/15, there are only one of 8 reserved slots filled for Monday, June 20 at Bloomfield; no registrations so far for the Saturday, June 25 shift at the Wallingford warehouse; 2 for Saturday, July 23 at Wallingford.
Sign up below using the link:
This is a great opportunity for families, individuals, Huddles, small groups, etc!