Nurture: What does the Nurture team do?

The Nurture Ministries Team leads FUMC’s ministries of faith formation and membership care.  We lead in facilitating opportunities to grow in God by caring for and supporting one another through Worship, Bible study, small groups, prayer, and visitation.


Visitation/Membership Care/Delivering meals and flowers to members.

Being a presence during trying times (meals, chores, company, errands, driving to appts. etc.)

Receptions/Bereavement Meals

Card Ministry

WOW Group

S.S./Educational Experiences/New Membership Class


Children’s Ministry

Youth Ministry/Confirmation Class


Bible Studies and Small Groups/Seasonal Studies and devotions

Summer Programs/Camp Promise for Kids


Children’s Sermon and Children’s Church and Children’s Bulletins

Leadership during Worship: Greeters, Liturgists, Ushers, Acolytes, Communion Stewards

Hospitality/Welcome to visitors.

Choir Ministry and Special Music

Special Sundays

Church Sponsored Scholarship Program for Graduating Seniors and College Ministry Care Team


Outreach: What does the Outreach team do?

The Outreach Ministries team leads FUMC’s ministry of service.  We lead in facilitating opportunities to grow in God by serving others toward healing, restoration & justice.


Food For Friends

Community Meal

Fall Festival

Service Projects and Mission Projects: Blessing Bags, Thanksgiving Food Boxes, Tennis Shoe Drive, Christmas Outreach Program, etc.

ERHS Clothing and Hygiene Closet

Rutherford County Schools special projects

Special projects for Veterans


Prayer Shawl Ministry

Cancer Patient Assistance Fund

Emergency aid for utilities, food, clothing, shelter, medicine, etc.

Running errands or providing transportation for people as needed.


Witness: What does the Witness team do?

The Witness Ministries Team leads FUMC’s ministry outside the doors of the church, witnessing to God’s grace, love, and power through intentionally reaching out to people.  We lead in facilitating opportunities to connect with people through sharing faith stories and being a witness for Christ everywhere we go.  Caring, sharing, listening, visiting, praying, hospitality.


Lay Servant Ministries

Prayer Breakfast and Sunday Evening Prayer Group

He-Brews Coffee and Conversation Group

Sharing with others about the meaning of the Christian Faith

Inviting people to worship and church events.