With so many opportunities at Royston First UMC, we believe there is a perfect fit for you to use your talents and passions to make a difference in God’s purpose. God created each of us to make a difference in this world and the lives of others. From volunteering in our community to serving in another country – we strive to love God and love people in every circumstance.

You are invited to connect and serve while taking the next step in your faith journey through volunteering at Royston First UMC.

Volunteer Opportunities

Worship & Service Ministries

  • Host Team (Ushers and Greeters)
  • Worship Set Up/Altar Guild
  • Media Team
  • Special Events & Services
  • Sing in the Choir
  • Ring in the Handbell Choir
  • Play in the Praise Band

*Children’s Ministry

  • Sunday School Facilitator
  • Kids’ Church Helper
  • Wednesday Night Wild Helper (Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30 PM)
  • Special Events – Various and multiple opportunities
  • VBS Volunteers (June)
  • Preschool Readers

*Student Ministries

  • Provide a meal (Wednesday nights at 6 PM)
  • Small Group Leader (Grades 6-12)
  • Sunday School Helper
  • Special Events (Various Times)


  • Bereavement Team Helpers
  • Assist with Weddings
  • Kitchen Crew
  • Special Events

Adult Ministries & Small Groups (See a complete list of small groups currently offered)

  • Sunday School Facilitator (Sunday mornings at 10 AM)
  • Small Group Leader or Assistant
  • Blanket Ministry

Community Partnerships

  • Rainbow Pantry
  • Franklin County Mentor Program
  • Royston CARES- provide encouragement and support to teachers and faculty at Royston Elementary School
  • Community Resource Services
  • Friday’s Child (provides bags of food to childrenat Royston Elementary with food insecurities)
  • Community Meal at Canon UMC (Second Thursday of each month)
  • Blood Drives
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (provide a meal)

Support Services

  • Count offering money
  • Office volunteers
  • Buildings and Grounds
  • Safety and Security
  • Communications (including social media)

*Background check and training required to work with children and youth.

If you would like to volunteer or request more information for any of these ministries, please contact Matt Parker with your name, area of interest, and questions/comments.