There are many opportunities to volunteer at the church:
Spiritual Gifts Assessment
Wishing to serve, but don’t know what your Spiritual Gifts are?
Provides physical and spiritual care in a variety of ways.
A team of trained people who help our ill or shut-in members through visits, phone calls, prayer, comfort, etc. Contact Pastor Tim Lindeman 303.424.4454
Meeting weekly on Thursday evenings, Divorce Care is regarded nationally as one of the best Christian recovery programs involving 13 weeks of lessons and support. Contact Todd Nichols 303.431.5363
Financial Assistance for Members
Peace Lutheran has a fund administered by the Social Ministry Committee that is meant to assist members of Peace who have a temporary financial need. In strict confidence the committee considers requests on a case-by-case basis. Contact the Social Ministry hot line 303.424.4454 ext. 40 [See also the Food Bank under Community Outreach ]
Food Bank/Social Ministry
Volunteers stock our on-site food bank and host community food basket distribution at Christmas and Easter. For those who want to assist further with this ministry, training is required for the following: “manning” a message hot line for emergency needs, sharing referrals of community resources, and meeting recipients using the food bank. For information Contact Kathy Nutting 303.424.4454 ext.40 [See additional description under Community Outreach.]
Meeting weekly on Saturday mornings, Grief Share is regarded nationally as one of the best Christian recovery programs involving 13 weeks of lessons and support. Contact Steve Taylor 303.429.0868
Pre-Marriage Mentor Couples
Couples work through a pre-marital inventory with couples considering marriage. Training required. Contact Pastor Dave Ahlman 303.424.4454
A Stephen’s Minister provide s one-on-one care to a person going through a life crisis. Training required. Contact Pastor Tim Lindeman 303.424.4454
Does holiday and other “packs” for deployed service personnel, keeps congregation informed of military needs, supports families of military, annually recognizes veterans, and prays regularly for our country. Contact TBD
Promotes and encourages support for missions on all levels. Oversees the support given to the different organizations voted on each year for mission funding from Peace. Committee prepares Mission budget and oversees commitments to Synod missionaries. May also make recommendations to the Mission Trust Fund. Contact Ron Schuldt 303.979.4104
Orphan Grain Train
A local group of this national organization meets at Peace regularly to support the work of OGT, collect and pack items for shipping around the world. Contact Lou & Anita Boette 303.453.1270 [See also Orphan Grain Train under Auxiliary Organizations]
Quilters for Missions
Creates quilts or other sewing projects for distribution through Orphan Grain Train. Contact: Wanda Bruns 303-424-2620
Funding is needed to continue the ministry of airing a 30 – minute sermon weekly at 7:30 am on KHOW 630AM radio station. Also broadcasting in the Salt Lake City area. Contact: Cathy Pierson 303-279-0530
Provides Christian Education for people of all ages.
Adult Bible Studies
A variety of Adult Bible studies are offered on Sundays and throughout the week. Check out the website, the prayer page and the weekly bulletin for what is currently being offered. Suggestions for new topics of study are always welcome. Contact Cynthia Mawe 303.424.4454
Adult Discipleship Team
Assists in planning and implementing education opportunities, growth tools, and a discipleship process that moves adults along in their spiritual growth. Contact Cynthia Mawe 303.424.4454
Children’s Ministry Team
Assists the Director of Children’s Ministry with planning and implementing events for children throughout the year. Contact Bethany Wood 303.424.4454
Confirmation Mentors and Confirmation Assistance
Sunday morning classes Sept.-April prepare grades 7 & 8 for the rite of confirmation held each October. Volunteers assist in the classroom or preparing for Confirmation day. Contact Pastor Dave Ahlman 303.424.4454
A five session course offered to 6th graders each spring in preparation for receiving the sacrament on a regular basis. Contact Bethany Wood 303.424.4454
Kingdom Quest (Sunday Connect for Kids!)
Sunday AM Toddlers – Grade 6 meet for action packed lessons using large group and small group interaction, puppets, music and experiential learning to grow as member s of God’s Kingdom. Large group leaders and small group shepherds are ways adults assist. Quest Plus is the separate ministry for Grades 7 – 8 uniquely tailored to Middle School students. Contact Bethany Wood 303.424.4454
Our church library offers over 4,000 volumes for adults, youth, and children. It includes Bible reference books, fiction and non-fiction books, as well as DVD selections. The Library group assists people using the library and also cares for the resources. Contact Beth Nagy 303.284.7510
A group of 3-12 adults connecting around the common purpose of experiencing life together in Christ. Emphasis in groups can be Bible study, a common area of interest, service to church or community, or a combination. Contact Bethany Wood 303.424.4454
An opportunity for Christian education with classes for all ages on Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Also included are service opportunities for children including junior handbell choir, primary choir, and caring projects. Contact Cynthia Mawe 303.424.4454 ON HOLD DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS
Midweek Connect Suppers
Shop for supplies, prepare, and serve the simple supper before Wednesday Midweek Connect. A great ministry to busy families each Wednesday evening of Midweek! Contact Cynthia Mawe 303.424.4454 ON HOLD DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS
SOS (Servants of our Savior)
A group for students in Grades 3 – 6 meeting every couple months for fellowship and service events. Contact Bethany Wood 303.424.4454
Vacation Bible School
A week long summer opportunity to reach children of our congregation and many from the community with God’s love for them. Bible stories + Crafts + Drama + Service projects + Games + Snacks + Music and Praise! Contact Church Office 303.424.4454
Promotes opportunities to join together in fellowship and service.
These events held two or three times a year are designed to bring the “family of Peace” together for fun or service ….or both! Contact Church Office 303.424.4454
Fellowship, fun activities, outings and occasional service opportunities for those age 55+. Friends! events scheduled about every other month. Contact Deb Albrandt 303.903.1980
Coordinate, prepare and serve lunch or refreshments for the family/friends of the deceased following a funeral/memorial service. So appreciated by the family! Contact the church office 303-424-4454.
Ministries include: Coordinating Lenten Dinners; Church picnics; potlucks; catered events; New Member Brunch; Special Recognition Dinners; and Decorating for holidays/special events. Occasionally host Sunday coffee & treats. A fun way to serve! Contact the church office 303.424.4454
Once a year an opportunity for travel is offered for education, the enjoyment of other parts of the world, and Christian fellowship. Contact Harriet Oehlkers 720.408.9380
Opportunities to use musical talents in praise and worship of our God. Accompanist/ Organist/ Pianist Accompany choirs as they prepare and perform music or serve as musical leader for worship. Do you have these talents? Please share! Contact Justin Doe 330.803.1506
Prepares a variety of music for worship and festival services. Practice Wednesday nights as scheduled. Contact Art Buehler 303.279.7730
Handbell Choir for adults prepares music for worship. Practice Monday evenings twice a month. Contact Cindy Stechmesser 303.233.1675
Soloist/ Duet/ Small Group Singing/ Instrumentalists
Prepares and presents special music for worship. Contact Justin Doe 330.803.1506
Assist in leading contemporary worship. Practice on Wednesday evenings in preparation for the coming Sunday. Contact Justin Doe 330.803.1506
Opportunities to support the day-to-day operations of the church.
Friendly people to answer phones in the office when secretarial staff is in meetings or away. 2 – 3 hour shifts. May also be asked to help with miscellaneous office projects. Contact Church Office 303.424.4454
Write and mail cards so all children of Peace, infant through Grade 12, receive a card on their birthday. Cards, supplies and postage provided. May be done from home. Contact Bethany Wood 303.424.4454.
Plans for, maintains, and makes decisions regarding church computers, internet, phones, security system, website, and all IT related issues. Contact church office.
Photography/ Videography/ Graphic Design
This special talent is needed and appreciated for publications, promotional pieces, website, archives, worship slides or video, etc. Contact Church Office 303.424.4454
Bulletins are assembled each Thursday afternoon. Other publications are periodically assembled as necessary. Contact Church Office 303.424.4454
Pray for needs of the church and its members as well as our community. Promotes active prayer life.
Prayer teams are called upon to pray for special needs. Day and night teams. Contact Barbara Armstrong 720.475.1706
This weekly addition to our Sunday bulletin lists specific requests of members for prayer, lists who is currently hospitalized, serving in the military, etc. The page is intended for all to take home and use throughout the week as personal prayer reminders. Contact Sheryl Hofmeister 303.424.4454 by 3:00 pm Wednesday for the following Sunday bulletin.
Printed Devotions and Pamphlets
Portals of Prayer (published quarterly for all ages), My Devotions (published monthly – written for children), and a variety of printed tracts addressing different life issues are available in the lobby areas of the church. Please ask if you can’t find something. Contact the Church Office 303.424.4454
Property Management Ministry
Oversees the maintenance of the physical property and grounds of Peace Lutheran Church.
Members are encouraged to adopt one of the many islands in our parking lots and attend to the shrubs, eliminate weeds, and straighten loose rock to keep the island attractive. Contact Kent Patton in the church office 303.748.5315
Taking care of God’s house! Includes maintaining and care of the church facility, building upkeep, grounds, painting, and van maintenance. Some projects can be done by individuals or families. Others are accomplished by a larger group on a sponsored workday. Contact Kent Patton 303.748.5315
For those with experience in addressing situations that could prove unsafe for people in the church building, knowledge of emergency procedures, and help maintain a welcoming and safe environment at Peace. Contact Jim Hunt 303-424-1050
Promotes giving of time, talent, and treasure. Records and tracks giving.
Coordinate efforts to preserve, restore, and continue the ongoing process of recording the history of Peace Lutheran Church. Contact Church Office 303.424.4454
Volunteers serve on a team that records the giving and mails statements to contributors. Also work with distribution of offering envelopes annually. Contact Cathy Pierson 303.279.0530
Work in teams of 2 to count and deposit the weekly offering on a rotating schedule. Contact Cathy Pierson 303.279.0530
Mission Trust Fund
A group of elected individuals (2 year term) who oversee and report on the Mission Trust Fund of Peace Lutheran Church. This fund is dedicated to spending the interest only of a trust fund that supports missions of the Church. Contact David Erdmann 303.423.2557
Thrivent Advisory Team
A group of Thrivent members who occasionally host free educational events, keep the congregation informed of Thrivent news and assists those applying for funds through Action Teams. Contact Rhonda Harshbarger 303.420.1110 [See also Thrivent under Auxiliary Organizations]
Opportunities for women for Bible study, fellowship, and service.
Advent By Candlelight
An annual evening of candlelight, devotion and dessert. Preparing our own hearts for Christmas and an opportunity for outreach by inviting friends and neighbors. Contact Kay Flesher 303.886.0341
Work with the Board of Parish Fellowship to track and purchase kitchen supplies, which may be used by any organization of the church. Care for the church kitchen. Contact Church Office 303.424.4454
Ladies Night Out
Friday fellowship events held every other month to enjoy a fun activity together, refreshments, and also hear about a local mission or service organization. Contact Christine Pearson 443.758.7576
Lutheran Women in Mission
A group of women who hold up missions in our Synod, enjoy fellowship at mission rallies and national conventions of the LCMS Organization Lutheran Women in Mission. Contact Beth Nagy 303.284.7510 [See also Lutheran Women in Mission under Auxiliary Organizations]
Small groups of women who meet regularly for Bible study as well as support various projects, local or international missions or church events. Contact Church Office 303.424.4454
Opportunities to serve in the worship services of Peace.
Light/extinguish altar candles, participate in processionals/recessionals, and help with communion as scheduled. Students Grade 6 and older. Contact Bethany Wood 303.424.4454
Prepare s communion and the altar for worship as scheduled. A very special opportunity to care for the elements of God’s Table. Contact Sharon Nigh 303.587.6893
Coordinate the change of seasonal banners, attend to seasonal decorations, candles and plant care in the sanctuary. Contact Church Office 303.424.4454
Costume and Props Care
Organize and care for the many costumes and props used in dramatic portrayal in worship or theater productions at Peace. Contact Pastor Tim Lindeman 303.424.4454
Men who assist the pastors in worship related matters and in several functions during worship as well as the spiritual care of members. Serve on the Board of Elders. Contact Dave Smith 303-692-3314
Takes notes for each pastor as people exit the worship service and relay information to the pastor. Contact the Church Office 303.424.4454
Regular attention to the robes worn by acolytes and pastors, dry cleaning, and replacing as needed. Contact Pastor Tim Lindeman 303.424.4454
Variety of opportunities to help with the service of a Seder meal during Lent. Planning, shopping, serving, setting up, cleaning up, speaking, etc. Contact Pastor Tim Lindeman 303.424.4454
Sound and Video Screens
Run the soundboard or video screens for worship services as scheduled. Training available. Contact: Scott Wood for sound 623.363.2357. For Screen training, contact the church office 303.424.4454
Greet worshipers, hand out bulletins, seat people as needed, count worshipers, receive offerings, clean up after service, collect attendance slips, etc. Contact: Michael Fink 303.942.5492
Way of the Cross
Variety of opportunities to help with this dramatic experience as worshipers follow Jesus to the cross. Acting, Singing, Decorations, Set and Costume Prep. Contact Pastor Tim Lindeman 303.424.4454
Wedding Coordinator assistance
Assist the couple with wedding rehearsal and ceremony details at Peace. Contact Nancy Lambertson 303.870.4722
Young Child Ministry
Opportunities for the youngest of God’s children to learn and grow in a Christian environment.
Early Learning Center
A Christian learning environment for preschoolers through kindergarten with State licensing and well-qualified teachers. Contact Andie Bell, Director 303.431.4494 (ELC Direct Line)
Provide childcare during Sunday morning worship or Wednesday evening classes in the church nursery. Must be 18 + years and infant CPR trained ( offered by Peace ). Contact Cynthia Mawe 303.424.4454
Opportunities for Bible study, fellowship, and service for 7 – 12 graders and their friends.
College – Age
Help with planning and hosting events for college-age students, holiday get-togethers, mission trip, Bible studies, service opportunities, whatever interests you! Contact Bethany Wood 303.424.4454 ext. 25
DU (Disciples Unlimited)
Bible Studies, fellowship, activities, Christmas drama, dessert theater, and various service projects. Meet Wednesdays, Sunday mornings, and twice monthly Sunday evenings. Contact Lauren VonRentzell 303.506.6112
Mission Trips / National Youth Gatherings
Prepare (fundraising, training and fellowship ) for a summer mission trip. Mission experience may be tied in with attendance at the National Youth Gathering on selected years. Contact Lauren VonRentzell 303.506.6112
PJ’s (Peace Juniors)
Bible Studies, fellowship, activities, and service projects for youth in grades 7 and 8. Meets as scheduled. Contact Lauren VonRentzell 303.506.6112
Youth, grades 9-12, develop basic skills to disciple and provide supportive ministry to their peers. Contact Bethany Wood, DCE 303.424.4454 ext. 25
Practice and perform for worship services or Sunday School. Contact Randy Oehlert 303.435.4470
Youth Ministry Team – Middle School (PJs)
Youth Ministry Team – High School (DU)
Adults who work alongside the Director of Student Ministries and the Board of Student Ministries in assisting with events and functions of these age groups. Contact Bethany Wood, DCE 303.424.4454