Love To Serve. Serve To Love.

Have you ever wondered where you fit in God’s story? Here at The Refuge, we believe people are most fulfilled when they follow Jesus’ example of serving. Serving is loving! We offer the opportunity for every person to use their God-given gifts and talents to become a part of a bigger story through serving. We look forward to finding that place with you.

Interested in serving?

We would love to connect with you and help you find the right place to serve even if you’re not sure what team would be the best fit. Fill out the form below and our serve coordinator will be in touch.

Interested in Serving?

Areas to Serve

Quick on your feet? Gifted at creating the perfect cup of coffee? Comfortable chatting with lots of new faces? Then serving at The Mugshot may be the place for you! When you serve at least once a month for a service, during the week or at special events you’ll be helping to raise money to support The Refuge’s missionaries around the world. Training is provided and guaranteed fun!

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Does your idea of a perfect afternoon consist of your nose in a book? Do you have a stack of your current reads next to your bed? Then come share your love and knowledge with our guests at SEEK Bookstore. When you serve at least once a month you’ll have the opportunity to help The Refuge family in a relaxed environment by locating merchandise, offering suggestions and processing purchases. Training is provided. You will love this amazing team!

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Love the outdoors? Prefer to let someone else do the talking? Then joining the Parking Lot Team just may be the place for you! No matter the weather you’ll make a difference when you serve once a month for both services by guiding guests to the perfect parking spot. Your smile and wave will make a lasting first impression!

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Hello! Hola! Hi there! Being a part of the Greeter Team is so much more than just saying ‘howdy’! It’s letting our guests know we’re glad they’re at The Refuge by seeing and acknowledging each person. When you serve at least one Sunday a month for both services you’ll help make The Refuge feel more like home for everyone.

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Stealth moves, lightning speed, impressive detail? Sounds like a ninja, but around here we call it the Facilities Team. Taking care of the property from bathroom to parking lot takes a person who understands the importance of clean restrooms, stocked paper towels and empty trash cans. Gain Ninja status by gearing up once a month for both services. You will find a community in serving with this team!

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Do you enjoy directing people where to go and helping make things happen? The Usher Team may be for you. They help people find their way! When you serve at least once a month you’ll direct people to the best seat in the house, hand out service materials and collect offering, and no license required. Such a great way to connect and serve The Refuge!

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Wherever you go, do you see them? Do you feel the tug in your heart for your city? We see the people of our city who need hope and we’re ready to step in.  Will you join us? We will see change in Jesus name!

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Do you have a keen sense of awareness? Is SAFETY your middle name? Then we have the perfect place for you to use those gifts. We have been looking for you! Inquire for more information for the process of joining our safety team! Past experience welcomed but not necessary.

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Little Explorers (Birth to Kindergarten)
Love on babies and preschoolers! Duties include: holding babies, playing games, reading books, serving snack, teaching little lessons, doing puzzles, taking kids to the playground, changing diapers, and loving on kids!! The rooms are separated by age, Babies 0-1 year, 1 year, 2 years, 3 years, 4-6 years!

The Great Adventure (Elementary)
Come and invest in the elementary aged kids of The Refuge! Duties include: greeting kids, leading small groups, praying with kids, celebrating their wins, helping to create a clean and safe environment, joining the tech team, stage team, worship team, etc.

Refuge Kids Check In
Be the first person people see in Refuge Kids! Duties include: assisting families with checking in on the computer, greeting and assisting any new families as they check their kids in, ensuring security for the kids by only allowing those with a nametag to go past the glass doors, etc.

Adventure Buddies
Special needs kids are important to us! Duties include: being a buddy to a specific child with special needs, building a relationship with the child and family, staying with the child in their classroom unless they are needing time away from other kids, loving on them, etc.

Refuge Kids Wednesday Nights
Wednesday Nights are the best night of the week! Duties include: connecting with kids in a friendly play environment, serving snack, worshiping, leading small group and large group instruction, praying with kids, ect.

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Don’t you wish you could be a kid again, even if for just a few hours? We can’t turn back time, but we can give you the opportunity to play games, eat junk food, act goofy and have the time of your life all while making a difference that will last for eternity. When you join us on Wednesday nights you’ll be giving a gift to the next generation and yourself.

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The goal of the Worship Arts team to to creatively present The Gospel and to redeem the Arts. In every service. In every gathering. Don’t be intimidated, our very best audio, video, and lighting volunteers had no experience. If you have a passion for creativity, worship, production, dance, or photography, then consider being a part of Refuge Worship Arts.

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We need heroes! Not the cape-wearing, building climbing type but the lifesaving, First Responding type. When you serve once a month as a First Responder, your training will hopefully never be needed but your presence will always bring peace of mind and a line of defense against the unpredictable. If you have been trained in the field, let us know!

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The Special Events Team is a “behind the scenes,” but impactful and necessary ministry. The team operates from a calendar of scheduled events. We work together for the setting up, serving in different areas, or tearing down (of tables, chairs, decorating, food preparation, serving of food, etc.). It is a beautiful opportunity to serve God on a touchable level and fulfill the call in Acts 6 to “wait tables”. Team members serve on an as needed basis! This may be a good fit for those with crazy schedules. Reach out for more info!

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The Weekday Volunteer Team serves numerous functions that happen during the week. This can range from event set up and breakdown, to runs to local vendors for supply pick up, also helping with miscellaneous building maintenance projects. As you can imagine, there is much preparation during the week for our services. We would love for you to be a part of that!

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Heaven’s Touch is a ministry to assisted living homes in the Concord and Salisbury areas. Each week Pastor Bill Russell (Director) and the Heaven’s Touch volunteer teams visit several homes to lead the residents in worship, prayer and reading the Word. Heaven’s Touch is in need of volunteers to accompany the team. Volunteer opportunities are as follows: singing, speaking, or just plain loving these precious people.

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