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Worship, Music & Arts

There are a variety of ways you can use your gifts and talents to participate in our weekly services. Our Worship, Music and Arts Committee strives to help the congregation worship in ways that glorify God to the fullest and inspire worshipers more powerfully.

If you’re interested in volunteering to be a part of our services or just want to learn more, you can contact our Minister of Music Nick Hopkins at nicholas@clcwyoming.org, or Council Liaison - Deb Park at worship@clcwyoming.org.

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Sunday Service Opportunities

Each Sunday our services require a wide range of talents and people to make it happen. We would love for you to find a place to connect and use your talents! This is a great way to get to know our community at Christ Lutheran Church!

  • Altar Guild

    The Altar Guild works to ensure that the sanctuary is kept neat and beautiful to glorify God and enhance worship for our congregation. Duties include caring for furnishings, linens and paraments, and preparing the worship space for special seasons and church festivals, as well as celebration of the Sacrament of Holy Communion and occasional services such as baptisms and confirmations. For more information, contact Lisa Harris or worship@clcwyoming.org

  • Communion Assistants

    Assist the pastor by distributing the elements (wine and bread) during cummunion. For more information, contact Deb Park or worship@clcwyoming.org.

  • Worship Assistants

    Assist the pastor with liturgy, scripture reading, prayers and communion distribution. For more information, contact Diane Persky or worship@clcwyoming.org.

  • Ushers

    Help people find seats, hand out the weekly bulletin, assist with dismissal for communion, and collect prayer cards. Individuals, couples or families are invited to serve. For more information, contact Harry Wendland or worship@clcwyoming.org

  • Greeters

    Welcome people as they enter our church worship before the service and be available to answer any questions if needed. Contact Marcia Nichols or office@clcwyoming.org

  • Livestream Video Operator

    Operate the live-streaming video system during Sunday worship services to share our services on Facebook and YouTube. A little computer knowledge is needed, but the position is open to anyone high school age or older. For more information, contact Michael Miller or technology@clcwyoming.org

  • Worship Slide Projectionist

    Illuminate our worship services with words and images projected on the front and back walls of the Sanctuary. This is a job that requires focused attention for the whole hour, as some parts of the service move quite quickly, and many members of the congregation rely exclusively on the projected text for guidance. You don't need to create the slides, you are simply making sure to click through the slides at the appropriate point in the service. For more information, contact Cindy June or worship@clcwyoming.org

Music Team

Share your love of music during our worship services by joining our music groups.

  • Bell Choir

    For both experienced and non-experienced bell ringers of all ages. There are two four-octave handbell choirs that provide music in worship once a month. The bell choir has been a part of our community for over 20 years, with beginning ringers learning basic ringing techniques and musicianship in the training choir. More experienced ringers have an opportunity to share their gifts and skills by ringing challenging bell music in the more advanced choir. Interim Directors Cindy June & Marilyn Burgard or nicholas@clcwyoming.org

  • Praise Team

    The Praise Team helps lead our worship services and is comprised of vocalists and instrumentalists, including guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, saxophone, or any instrument you are talented in playing. While both youth and a range of adult members, the band is truly intergenerational, and it continues to grow and evolve from strength to strength. For more information, contact Director Nick Hopkins at Nicholas@clcwyoming.org

  • Adult Choir

    Adult Choir is open to anyone high school age or older and performs a variety of songs at during the worship service once a month, as well as at a few special services throughout the year. This choir prepares moderately difficult choral music, while sharing fellowship and building community in weekly rehearsals on Thursday evenings at 7pm. Contact: Nick Hopkins at nicholas@clcwyoming.org

  • Soundboard Technician

    Operate sound board during our worship services. The goal of the soundboard technician is to make sure that the speakers, singers, and instruments can all be heard clearly. They set up microphones before each service, adjust volume levels, and prevent the feedback and interference that can result from amplified sound. If you have an interest in this team, but no experience, Matt June will train you! For more information, contact Matt June or worship@clcwyoming.org

The Arts

There are a variety of ways to contribute your gifts for the visual arts to our services. We welcome photography, paintings, drawings, and other artwork that enhance the worship experience and educate people on a meaningful way to glorify God.

  • Puppets

    Our “Handle with Care” puppet ministry consists of junior and senior high youth who perform at services about once a month.

  • Projection/Slide Designers

    Create slide decks in ProPresenter during the week, so that the text of readings are accurate for Sunday, and so that images reinforce the message of the week or the season. For more information, contact Cindy June or Jennifer Miller at technology@clcwyoming.org.

  • Memorial Committee

    This committee receives any memorial contributions made to Christ Lutheran Church and ensures that the monies are used for the designated memorials. For more information, contact Sue Scharf or worship@clcwyoming.org.

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2350 44th Street SW
Wyoming, MI 49519
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