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► Sunday Mornings
► Short-term Local Projects
► Short-term Trips
► Daily commitments
► Weekly commitments
► Monthly commitments
► Occasional service
► Group Leadership
► Community Organizations
► Donations
► Financial Giving
► Upcoming Serve Events (announcements)
Sunday Mornings:
 Hospitality Team. Parking lot assistants, greeters; Contact
 Traditional Worship. Scripture reading, acolytes, decoration, communion preparation, ushers, sound, lights. Contact
 Contemporary Worship. Set-up teams, hospitality teams, offering, communion servers, bread-bakers, prayer partners, take-down teams, audio-visual team; Contact
 Celebración en Espanol Worship. Contact
 Music & Fine Arts. Sanctuary choir, Orchestra, handbell choirs, children’s choirs, youth choir; Contact
 Children & Family. Kids’ Connect Group leaders; Contact

Short-term Local Projects:
 Helping Hands. Home repair and yard cleanup for needy
 Pumpkin Patch. October – unloading pumpkins or assisting families by purchasing pumpkins to support local missions; Contact
 A Walk Through Bethlehem. December – help reenact 1st century Bethlehem for community. Contact

Short-term Trips:
 International Mission Trips. Mexico, South America, Africa, etc. Contact Jordie Chalupnik at

 National Mission Trips. SIFAT, Four Corners, UMCOR, etc. Contact Jordie Chalupnik at
 U.M. A.R.M.Y. June – High school mission trip in Texas. Contact
Daily commitments:
 Prayer Chain Ministry. Praying daily for prayer request received by email. Contact

Weekly commitments:
 Office Receptionists. Contact
 Membership assistants. Contact

Monthly commitments:
 The Gathering Place. Serving senior adults with dementia. Contact
 HosPals. Visiting people in Clear Lake area hospitals. Contact
Knit-a-Square. Knitting blankets for African AIDS orphans

Occasional service:
 Wedding Coordinators
 Apartment Outreach
 Rides-R-Us. Driving ministry
 Bereavement. Providing meals after a death in the family
 Stephen Ministry. One-on-one listening ministry for those going through difficulties
 Art of Marriage Weekend. Providing hospitality to couples at a marriage seminar at Clear Lake UMC
 E-Team. Providing hospitality to large scale church events

Group Leadership:
 DivorceCare. 13-week course for the separated/divorced
 GriefShare. After the death of a significant person in one’s life

Community Organizations:
The following are organizations that we partner with as we serve our city together.  Please contact them directly to find out more about serving weekly, monthly, or on occasion with them.
 Anchor Point Pregnancy Center - support for pregnant teens, unborn children, foster children, adoptive children,, 832-632-1221.
 CanCare - an organization that provides help and hope for those dealing with cancer; Virginia Rogers, 281-733-7594;
 Christian Outreach Alliance (COA) - After-School Tutoring; Apartment Summer Camp; Computer Literacy, etc...; Contact Rev. Harold Travis
 Crossroads Homeless Ministry - cooking/clean-up for the homeless; contact
 Family Promise of Clear Creek - ministry to homeless families with children;,, 832-486-9540
 Habitat for Humanity - building homes for those in need;, 281-337-3590
 Interfaith Caring Ministry (ICM) - provides a wide spectrum of Social Services to the economically disadvantaged;

 Meals on Wheels - meal delivery to the elderly or handicapped;,, 281-326-3336
 Medical Bridges - Houston. Sort and pack medical supplies for Medical Missions around the world. Watch the church news for dates and details. 
 Missíon Milby - Houston. Work with “at risk” youth, repairs/maintenance to buildings, etc. Watch the church news for dates and details.

Watch the church news for dates and details.

 Eye glasses 
 School supplies
 Disaster recovery items

Financial Giving: more info ]
 Auto-give - allow Clear Lake UMC to draft your pledge from your checking account once per month
 eBill-pay - set up “Clear Lake United Methodist Church” as a payee to receive automatic payment through your personal checking account)
 Check - make payable to Clear Lake United Methodist Church
 Cash - offering during worship, envelopes available for tax-deductible credit
 Capital Campaign - paying down the debt
  Foundation -
contact the church business office for more information

Upcoming Serve Events ::

Missions 2015 Dinner - Wednesday, January 14

ALL are WELCOME for Our Mission Dinner

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
6pm, Wesley Center

Brought back by popular demand: Free Chili Dinner! The Mission Committee will host a mission dinner for all. We will have displays and information for all the mission journeys for 2015. Come join us. This is the beginning of Winter/Spring Wednesday night dinners. This one is free!


Bagel Breakfast - Sunday, January 11

8:30am, Fellowship Hall
2nd Sunday of the month

Are you hungry on Sunday mornings? Join Children & Family ministry for a Bagel Breakfast Fundraiser!! We will be serving bagels, cream cheese, yogurt, and treats in the Fellowship Hall.


Short-Time Greeter Assignments

Summer Greeters needed. We need folks willing to volunteer to greet this summer for all worship services. It’s a short-term commitment for a few Sunday mornings. Our greeters offer hospitality to our visitors and guests. If this is something you would like to help with, let me know by contacting Sandy at 832-418-2521 or


Sewing Seeds of Love - Mondays

9am, Elrod 311

Contact Patsy Chappelear at 281-773-6658 or Join us even if you don’t sew! We have lots of jobs to do!


E-Team is for everyone! Join Us.

     What does the E in E-team stands for? 
The E stands for energized, exciting and everyone!  The E also stands for Evangelism.  
     What does the E-team do? 
The E-Team sets up an information table and provides church information and support services for our upcoming all-church community events:
* October - Fall Festival - Welcome and Hosting
* November - 50th Anniversary Worship Celebration
* December - Walk thru Bethlehem
     Many of the e-team members are part of our Hospitality Ministry which includes Sunday morning Greeters and hosts for Pizza With the Pastors. We are actively seeking people of all ages to join the E-team. Meetings are every other month on the second Thursday at 6:30pm. Our next meeting is Thursday, June 12 and we’d love to have you join us. 
     For more information, please contact Sandy Kimbrough at 832-240-4902 or


Volunteer Needed for the Gathering Place!

Volunteer Needed for the Gathering Place!

VOLUNTEER NEEDED for The Gathering Place, a respite care program for senior adults living with memory loss. Someone is needed who can line up entertainment for the monthly meetings (1st Friday). If you are interested or if you just want to volunteer for this wonderful program, please sign up on the Connect Card or contact the Outreach Ministry


Contemporary Worship Needs Volunteers

We are in need of volunteers to help with the Contemporary Worship Services; Set-up, Communion, Offering and Takedown. Contact Kevin Johnson for more information at 832-240-4912.

Ushers Needed in Traditional Worship

Ushers needed in all services. For more information contact Dick Burghduff 281-488-3263.


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