Church happens because people serve.
“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace.” 1 Peter 4:10
Thanks for your interest in serving at CPC! Your involvement matters because your service does make a difference. Below describes many of the volunteer opportunities where we need your help. Please look around & let us know how you'd like to get plugged in!
If you need any help in finding the best place to serve, contact Linda, , 925.855.1367 x225. She will be happy to help you!
Assist the Deacon Team - Contact Linda Wiley, , 925.553.7077.
CPC’s Deacons are seeking volunteers who would like to occasionally assist in Prime Time Ministry and Congregation Support. There are great opportunities to partner with your Deacon team to connect and serve fellow members and our community.
- Friendship Callers - Our ministry to those who are homebound or isolated. (Flexible days and times.) You will visit, call, email, and send cards to an assigned individual over several months.
- Meals - Our ministry that provides meals in times of need. (Flexible days and times.) You will occasionally be asked to prepare (or provide) and deliver a full meal.
- Transportation - Our ministry that provides transportation in times of need. (Flexible days and hours.) You will occasionally be asked to drive someone to worship service, appointments, or other services. Valid driver's license and current insurance are required.
- Prime Time - Our ministry that engages seniors through encouragement and active participation. (Meets most Tuesday mornings from September to May.) You will visit with, provide companionship to, and assist with various program activities, such as crafts, bingo, manicures, set-up, and clean-up.
To learn more and join us, please click here.
Hospitality Team - Contact Kim, , 925.855.1367 x320
- Coffee Set-up or Clean-up - Join our team on Sunday mornings to meet new people and help make coffee for our services. Sign-ups are on a rotation basis.
- Greeters - Welcome folks arriving to the CPC Campus prior to the services on Saturday nights or Sunday morning services.
- Ushers - Hand out our Sunday bulletins to folks entering our services.
- Holiday & Special Events - Join other volunteers on some of our Holiday and special events that take place at CPC! We need many hands with preparing and helping at our wonderful events.
- Bakers - Do you enjoy baking? We have several special events throughout the year. Join our team of bakers!
Gospel Sharing - Contact Carol, , 925.855.1367 x204
- Bulletin Stuffing - Enjoy having fellowship with other volunteers while stuffing our bulletins on Fridays. Sign up for whatever Friday(s) work for you (Noon-2:00 PM)
Ministry Center - Contact Sue, , 925.855.1367 x213
- Front Desk Volunteer - We are looking for a volunteer who wants to be the first contact CPC has with guests during the week. Please consider to serve half a day per week answering phones and greeting guests in the CPC Ministry Center.
Worship & Arts - Contact Bev, , 925.855.1367 x295
- Festival Choir – Love to sing? Join the seasonal choir (Sept-Dec and Jan-April), meets every Thurs 7:00-9:00pm during the season (off after Easter-Sept), participates 2 times/month in worship services.
- Praise Band - Are you a musician? Come jam with other musicians in playing praise music! Need instrumentalists and/or vocalists, audition required.
- Tech Team - Are you technically wired and love to learn? We have a wonderful tech team and a need for people to help with Audio, visual, and camera work. Volunteer help is on a rotational schedule.
- Handbell Choir - Want to learn something new? Discover the joy of handbell ringing! This intergenerational group meets Tuesday mornings and/or Thursday nights and serves in various places throughout the community as well as in the worship services monthly.
- Replenish Supplies - Are you available for 1 hour on Fridays to help 2 times/month? Join the rotation to help replenish the chair pockets!
- Flower Arrangement - Do you love to arrange flowers? Add a beautiful decorative display of color in the Lobby and the women's restroom. Rotate with other creative people to display a lovely arrangement of flowers for people to enjoy!
Missions - Contact Bianca, , 925.855.1367 x303
- Missions Committee – Do you have a heart for the knowing more about Missions? Consider visiting or joining our Missions Committee and learn about our global, local and regional mission partners who are spreading the Word of God.
- Thanksgiving Food Drive - Want to connect with people who have a heart to serve the hungry? Help us load food for City Impact and Harbor House on Nov. 22 on the Sanctuary patio at 11:15 a.m.
- Adopt-a-Family - Help us with signing up folks to adopt families for Christmas during the month of November.
- Sintaro Project, Ethiopia - We often have short-term needs for people who like to help behind the scenes with special projects like administrative support and planning/organizing special events.
Children's Team - Contact Vivien, , 925.855.1367 x222
- Nursery Caregiver – Share God's love with babies and toddlers: hugging, holding, reading, playing! Watch the sermon on our big screen TV in the Nursery! (2-4 times/month)
- Preschool Teaching - Lay the foundation of spiritual growth in children 2-4 years old by introducing them to God's love and His promises. A fully prepared Bible lesson and activities are sent to you from our CPC Kid's Support Staff. (2-4 times/month)
- Preschool Small Group Leadership - Interact and play with children at their activity tables interjecting that week's message at all opportunities; support teacher with snack prep and interaction with the children during the lesson (2-4 times/month)
- Elementary Teaching - Do you have a passion for training up the next generation and making an investment in the lives of God's children? Help us model Christian leadership as you share the carefully prepared Bible lesson with elementary aged children. (2-4 times/month)
- Elementary Small Group Leadership - Want to make an investment in the lives of God's children? Be on the level with kids as they explore the Bible and ask questions to build their faith. (2-4 times/month)
- Super Sunday Team - A VERY popular role with all of the children! Hand out donut holes or be a clerk for our fun Kids' Kart where you help children decide how to redeem their hard earned Bible Bucks. Super Sundays are great opportunities for families to visit with other families on this special last Sunday of the month. Saturdays (6:05-6:30 PM); Sundays (10:05-10:30 AM or 11:50-12:15 PM)
- Prayer Team - The greatest need within our ministry is for the Holy Spirit to be the guiding force behind all that we do. We need prayer partners who will step up and pray for our Ministry Team, for the families of CPC, and for God's Will to be guiding our path and our direction. (Needed year round)
Student Ministries - Contact Darren, , 925.855.1367 x228
- Fifth-Sixth Grade Ministry Leader - Join our growing team of fun volunteers who are spending their Wednesday nights investing in our pre-teen kids and building a spiritual foundation in their lives. If you love Jesus and love 10-12 year olds, you will love this ministry!
- 7th-8th Grade Small Group Leader - Middle school can be a difficult phase of life for many of our kids. You can make a real difference by offering Christ's love and truth to a group of students who need your support. You will need a good sense of humor, a loving heart, and a living faith in Jesus. We'll take care of the rest. Come spend your Wednesday nights with our "Wildside" team and fall in love with middle school ministry!
Small Groups - Contact Karen, , 925.855.1367 x319
- Small Group Leaders – Would you like to lead a small group of 6-10 people for our sermon series beginning in February 2016. We will help you get started and provide you with the materials.
- Greeters for CONNECT Events - Do you enjoy greeting folks? We have CONNECT events 1-2 times a year on Sundays after worship services. Join our CONNECT Team!
Book Shoppe - Contact Joan Kurtz, 925.837.4182
- Our CPC Book Shoppe has openings to serve a half and hour once a month. 1st Sunday after 9:00AM service and 4th Sunday after 9:00AM service.
We strongly encourage everyone considering a place of service to be familiar with their SHAPE by taking the SHAPE Assessment survey.