Ministries at Shandon Presbyterian Church
Shandon Presbyterian is served by eight ministries that carry out the mission of the church. Here is a brief overview of each ministry.
For a list of ministry chairs and a complete list of Session members, please click here.
MINISTRY OF WORSHIP AND MUSIC
- Provide a program of worship and music to glorify God
- Seek ways to enhance the worship services that are the center of the church’s life together
- Lead members in spiritual growth and renewal and shall find ways of encouraging greater individual and corporate prayer
- The Worship Ministry includes these committees: worship (communion, ushers, flowers, seasonal decorations, sound system and banners), music, spiritual growth and enrichment, worship education, Wedding Guild, memorial services
MINISTRY OF OUTREACH
- Provide opportunities and encourage members to witness to their faith in the local community and the world
- Develop and promote programs that address unmet social needs and social justice concerns in the world
- Foster outreach projects that build community among church members by encouraging group participation in service projects.
- The Outreach Ministry includes these committees: campus ministry, health and hunger, housing, community missions, global missions and peacemaking
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
- Provide for the personal and spiritual nurturing of members through educational programming
- Lead the congregation in systematic corporate study of the Word as the guide to growth in Christian knowledge and witness
- Nurture leadership development through promotion of training opportunities at Shandon and in Presbytery, Synod, General Assembly and other events that encourage members to take leadership roles
- Enhance knowledge of the Presbyterian Church (USA) through instruction in church theology, history and polity
- Preview, review and approve curriculum for use in the Sunday School
- With the Ministry of Administration promotes the safety of the children and youth who participate in Shandon’s programs
- The Education Ministry includes these committees: Sunday School, Children’s Ministy, Youth Ministy, adult education, Weekday Ministry (child development center) and Child Protection Policy
MINISTRY OF FELLOWSHIP
- Welcome all people into the fellowship of Shandon Presbyterian by ensuring those who pass through our doors experience the love and grace of Jesus Christ through the support and care by our members.
- The Fellowship Ministry includes these committees: ambassadors, shepherds, new member sponsors and assimilation
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL
MINISTRY OF BUILDING AND GROUNDS