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
  • Production Team
  • Special Events & Services
  • Preparing Bulletins
  • Sing in the Choir
  • Ring in the Handbell Choir

*Children’s Ministry

  • Sunday School Facilitator
  • Kid’s Club Volunteer (Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30 PM)
  • Special Events – Various and multiple opportunities
  • VBS Volunteers
  • Presschool Readers

*Student Ministries

  • Small Group Leader (Grades 6-12)
  • Special Events (Various Times)

Adult Ministries & Small Groups

  • Sunday School Facilitator (Sunday mornings at 10 AM)
  • Blanket Ministry

Community Partnerships

  • Rainbow Pantry
  • Royston Elementary School (Be a mentor for a student)
  • Community Resource Services
  • Friday’s Child (provides bags of food to childrenat Royston Elementary with food insecurities)
  • Feed the homeless in Athens
  • 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.