In the Church

“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.” 1 Peter 4:10

Service completes our worship, promotes our own spiritual formation, exhibits our gratitude, and enhances our witness to the world.

It is that time again!  The City of Refuge Nominating Team for church officers. From now through September 30, 2020, the Team will be accepting nominations from the congregation for the offices of Elder, Deacon and 2021 nominating team congregational representative. We want to urge you to check the City of Refuge website for further information on the available offices, what it means to serve,the nomination process, and our timeline for action. City of Refuge urgently needs at least four (4) new Deacons/Deaconesses and are praying for at least one (1) new Elder and one (1)nominating team member (to assist with the process) to be elected this year.  

In obedience to scripture, City of Refuge Elders exhort all congregational members to prayerfully and diligently pursue potential candidates for these offices. Also, if you are approached for nomination, we urge you to pray fervently on this opportunity to serve as an officer in God’s house on behalf of His people.  Please view this call as a possible nudge from the Lord and allow your name to be submitted for consideration.

Finally, we recognize that, where people come from many different church backgrounds, there is often confusion about church leadership roles. One of the goasl of the Nominating Team is to educate you and address your questions throughout this process. Contact Nominations@CityofRefuge.org, and someone on the Nominating Committee will respond directly to you

All the information for the nomination process can be found HERE.

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Join Us!

Where:

3150 Yellowstone Blvd Houston, TX 77054

Meeting Days:

Sundays 9:30 and 11am

Leader: Brandon Fremion

Alejandra Pizaña

Email: bfremion@cityofrefuge.org

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Opportunities to Serve

Help with the sound board or operating the projector during worship or other church events.

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Write, edit, or design. Print or post announcements. Maintain electronic communication with the congregation and community.

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Lead or co-lead a weekly Community Group gathering.

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Meet and greet visitors to COR on Sunday. Follow up with notes and phone calls. Host Discover City of Refuge classes for prospective members. Enter contact data to the church membership database.

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Our dance team enhances our worship on special occasions throughout the year.

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This team helps open, close, set up, and break down the church for worship and various events. Alternatively, use your handyman skills to help with minor repairs and maintenance of the building and grounds!

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Greet members and visitors on Sundays and help receive the offering.

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Provide meals or other assistance for people in the church experiencing major life events.

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Nurture our babies and toddlers. Teach our little ones about God. Provide a fun and safe place for kids to learn. Infants through 4-year-olds. Nursery volunteers work alongside paid nursery staff.

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Answer phones, make copies, fold bulletins, assemble materials, enter data.

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Help to lead worship as a singer. All skill levels welcome.

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Teach a Bible lesson or assist with crafts, games, and other enrichment activities for kids Kindergarten to 5th grade.

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Lead a Sunday morning Bible Study.

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Assist with driving the church vans to pick up those without transportation for Sunday worship or special events.

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If you play an instrument, join the band in helping lead the congregation.

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Teach, lead a small group, chaperone, mentor, or serve behind the scenes for youth from 6th grade through high school.

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