How Can I Serve & Grow?

Outreach/Invitation Team

Help organize outreach events and connect the church with our ­immediate ­community.

Adult Ministries

Teach a Adult Sunday School Class, short term or long term on Sunday mornings.

Facilitate a Journey or Unity Group by leading the group for a spiritual study and discussions.

Facilitate a Short Study Group by teaching a short-time study.

Senior Adult Ministries

Golden Helping Hands: provides hands-on service opportunities for older adults age 60+, who can be a “ready resource” for many short-term needs of the church.

Alzheimer’s/Dementia “Autumn Lights”: This annual event in September seeks to raise ­awareness and funding to support caregivers of families afflicted with ­Alzheimer’s-Dementia diseases in Guilford County.

Sharing Our Stories: Persons are needed to be a part of small visiting teams to collect the faith journey stories of our senior adults.

Senior Adult Fun and Fellowship: If you have a heart for event planning, come help us schedule the next adventures!

Children’s Ministries

Sunday School Teachers serve on a rotating schedule to lead large group lessons and/or small group games and discussion.

Greeters/Check-in allow all ministry event participants to be welcomed, feel noticed and included.

Special Event Volunteers serve at events such as Wednesday Night Games and ­Gospel, Kids Night Out, and special services. 

Student Ministries

Greeters allow all ministry event participants to be welcomed, feel noticed and included.

Setup/Cleanup Crews aid in setting and cleaning up equipment needed for events.

Food & Resource Providers provide food and resources to leaders for events.

Sports Ministry Supervisors help in the gym and sports ministry activities.

Event Volunteers keep structure, sustain mission, and ensure things run smoothly.

On-site Technology volunteers aid in sound, presentation, and other areas.

Social Media volunteers help promote our Student Ministries.

Transportation Volunteers assist in transportation to off-site trips and activities. Worship: Help lead worship, playing an instrument, singing, or running sound or tech.

Wesley Memorial School

Teacher Hospitality volunteers treat the teachers with a luncheon, breakfast, or monthly snack.

Substitute Teachers go on the list of Safe-­Sanctuary trained leaders who we call on to assist in a classroom when a teacher needs to be out We have two teachers in each classroom.

Special Experiences: Have a talent or interest to share with the classes or help with events? Let us know!

Prayer Partners will receive a class list to pray for during the school year. We covet all prayers for the WMS community.

9:45 Contemporary Worship

Praise Team: Help lead in song, vocals, or instrument.

Greeters connect Sunday morning guests with the life of Wesley Memorial.

The Audio Visual Team operates cameras, lights, and presentation software.

Doughnut Team: pickup and tray doughnuts for Sunday Contemporary worship.

8:30 and 11:00 Traditional ­Worship

Singing or Handbell Choirs: ­Provide musical leadership in ­worship.

Altar Guild volunteers prepare Holy Communion for the congregation.

Sound and Audio (live stream) volunteers enhance the worship experience through technology.

Ushers and Greeters create a welcoming and ­comfortable environment for ­worship. ­

Sunday Morning Van Drivers provide ­transportation for members to and from some ­communities for ­worship.

Hospitality and ­Administration

Marthas and Stephens serve drinks and desserts for church meals, wipe tables and trays, and call volunteers to remind them of dates and time.

Wednesday Night Clean-up: collect and put away food, wipe surfaces, wash/dry dishes, take out trash.

Bereavement Reception: Help or lead a team to serve refreshments at bereavement receptions.

Reception/Greeters answer the phone and greet visitors.

Counters count money and prepare bank deposit.

Congregational Care

Care Ambassadors: network of caring individuals intentionally providing support and strengthening relational connections within our church family.

Congregational Care Team: ­ministers to R.E.A.C.H. members, who for a wide variety of reasons are unable to attend church services and activities on a long-term or short-term basis. 

Prayer Shawl Ministry: ministers through knitting shawls, praying for those who will be receiving them, and delivering them to individuals.

Pillow Ministry: provides a ministry of comfort by sewing, stuffing, and delivering pillows prayerfully to individuals facing health struggles.

Stephen Ministry: providing one-on-one care for individuals in the community and Wesley Memorial Church, through the Wholeness and Healing Service, “Journey Through Grief” book mailings, Stephen Minister care relationships, and Vespers healing prayer.

Funerals: support and care provided through bereavement meals, ushers, and memorial acknowledgments. Caring Card Ministry: meets monthly to send cards to those on our Prayer List.


Prayer Ministries

Prayer Chain



High Point Jail Ministry: develop relationships and engage in Christian discipleship with inmates in the High Point jail.

Macedonia Center: mentoring kids, teaching life skills, and providing loving support for families in the High Point community.

World Relief Triad: provides support for refugees in our High Point Community.

Community Clinic of High Point: volunteer to help provide quality acute care and chronic disease management for eligible adults, aged 18-64, who reside in Archdale, High Point, Jamestown, and Trinity and do not qualify for any form of government or private insurance.

Ervin UMAR Home: supporting the promotion of community inclusion, independence, and growth for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities through residential, employment and cultural enrichment opportunities.  

Prison Fellowship Angel Tree: share the love of God with incarcerated parents and their children through the purchase and delivery of personal Christmas gifts.

Boys and Girls Club of HP:

Compassion International: prayerfully, relationally, and financially support an international child with food, medical care, and education.

Crossnore Children’s Home: provide ­support for children who have experienced abuse or other trauma.

Fairview Elementary School: partnering with the school throughout the year to provide supplies, backpacks with food for children in need, and support for the teachers. Henderson ­Settlement: annual trip to Frakes, KY to partner within ministry the people of Appalachia.


A Simple Gesture: individual households supplying and delivering canned food to multiple food banks in Guilford County.

Cover The City: collecting and donating blankets to those in need in High Point during the winter.

Helping Hands of HP: food pantry and emergency financial assistance ministry.

Open Door Ministries: serve meals at The Father’s Table, assist with the assembly of food boxes for the pantry, and provide needed supplies for the shelter.

Rise Against Hunger: packing meals annually to send to people ­internationally facing food scarcity.

Feeding Lisa’s Kids: packaging and delivering food, on the first Wednesday of every month, directly to children in High Point facing food insecurity.