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There are many places to serve at First UMC depending your time, talents, and interests. We are always looking for volunteers who feel called to serve in the following ministries areas!

Worship & Music

“Make a joyful noise unto the Lord!” by leading others in worship through choir, band, drama, and praise. For more information in these areas contact the church office or 979-297-3046.

Communion Preparer and/or Server

Help with preparing the elements for Communion or serve communion at our 8, 9 or 11:00 worship services. For more information contact Terry and Pam Rester or call the church office.

Ushers and Greeters

This ministry calls for friendly people with a ready smile and the gift of welcoming to help us greet and direct our many visitors. For more information contact Wilda Patton at rtpatton@sbcglobal.net or 979-299-1052.

Administrative Ministry

This ministry has opportunities for volunteers to assist in putting together church-wide mailings, answering phones, keeping pews supplied with consumables, and other clerical duties. For more information contact the church office at 979-297-3046 or at ljfumc@ljfumc.org.

Kitchen Ministry

This ministry encourages fellowship, community, and hospitality at various FUMC events through our Kitchen Team. For more information contact the church office at 979 297-3046 or at ljfumc@ljfumc.org

Youth Ministry

This ministry calls for volunteers with a passion for God and youth. Opportunities range from leading a small group, cooking meals, chaperoning events, or simply hanging out with our youth. For more information contact Kim Copeland at youth@ljfumc.org or 979-297-3046 x111.

Angel Tree

The Angel Tree ministry provides Christmas gifts and new clothes to children from low-income families within the Brazosport area. For more information contact the churh office.

Habitat for Humanity

This ministry builds two homes a year for people in need in our community. Volunteers are needed to help with construction, hospitality and food. For more information contact Jerry Higgins at jerryhiggins39@yahoo.com or 979-798-7122.

Carpenter's Hands

Carpenter's Hands are called to be Jesus' hands extended across our community, building and repairing for those in need. Opportunities to serve are available for both skilled and non-skilled workers. For more information, please contact Ralph Hendricks at hendricks39@att.net or 979-297-3391

Children's Ministry

This ministry calls for volunteers with a passion for God and children. Opportunities range from leading a bible study, helping with games on Sunday evenings, chaperone events, or helping with our seasonal events. For more information contact Lindsay Pulido at children@ljfumc.org or 979-297-3046 x108


This ministry calls for volunteers that love small children & babies. We need volunteers to be with the kids on Sunday mornings. A background check & interview is required to volunteer. For more information, contact the church office

Family Life Team

This ministry calls for volunteers that enjoy spending time with their families and creating & helping with opportunities to spend time as a church family. Opportunities range from organizing events, cooking meals, helping with events, etc. For more information, contact Kim Lee at kimlovesjesus@gmail.com or 979-258-2105.

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