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Volunteer

Volunteers are vital to everything we do at Gate Church. If you want to get involved in any of our teams then please complete this form and we will be in touch to get you connected. To find out more about each team and the opportunities to volunteer take a look below.

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Children's Church

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Mini Church
Mini Church is for children aged 0 to 5 years. Sessions include free play time, Bible story
videos, sing-a-longs and a colouring sheet to take home.

Sunday Morning 11am
North Gate 3pm

  •  Welcome families and register children

  •  Use teaching materials provided to choose age-appropriate activities for the children

  •  Set-up the space before and tidy up after the session.

NOTE - to volunteer in this role you will be required to undertake a PVG check and to attend annual child protection training.

Legends
Legends is for children in Primary 1 to Primary 7. Interactive and fun activities are used
along with Bible story videos to explore God’s Word.

Sunday Morning 11am
North Gate 3pm

  •  Welcome families and register children

  •  Use teaching materials to facilitate games, crafts and small group discussion relating to the video message each week

  •  Set-up the space before and tidy up after the session

NOTE - to volunteer in this role you will be required to undertake a PVG check and to attend
annual child protection training

Coffee Bar

Volunteers in the coffee bar

Serving refreshments after church services and special events. Talking to those attending
and making them feel welcome while they wait for their drinks.

Sunday Morning 11am
North Gate 3pm

 Prepare hot drinks before services and events
 Serve refreshments after the event, which may include collecting donations
 Make conversation with people while they wait to be served
 Clean and tidy the coffee area after the event

Compassion

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The Compassion teams help to look after vulnerable and isolated people in our community.
We hold regular events such as High Tea and Hymns, as well as offering practical help like
hospital visits, help with shopping or just a phone call to keep people from feeling lonely.

  • Various events throughout the year

  • Help at events by cooking/baking, serving food, playing music and being a friendly face to chat with.

  • Hospital or care home visits.

  • Practical help such as delivering shopping or giving lift Phone calls to those who feel lonely or isolated.

Hosting Team

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Sundays: 11am, 3pm, 7pm

 

In-Person Hosting Team:

The hosting team are the first to welcome people arriving at church, help them settle in and answer questions from those who are new to church. Volunteers also help out practically
during church services with distributing communion cups, helping with the offering collection and similar tasks.

Online Hosting Team:

Chat to people online, make them feel welcome. Help with running the service online.

Worship

Gate Church worship team

The Worship team is inspired to: point to the saviour; proclaim the greatness of God; love
the house and serve it; and raise up a new generation of worshipers. Our musicians and
vocalists work together as part of the band to provide live worship during in-person
services.

Sunday Morning 11am
North Gate 3pm
Sunday Evening 7pm

  • Play and/or sign with the bank during in-person services once or twice per month

  •  Attend midweek rehearsals and training events with wider team

Prayer

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Weekdays: 8am

Sundays: 11am, 3pm

Our prayer team meets every weekday on Zoom from 8am – 9pm to pray together for our community. These meetings are drop-in sessions so everyone is welcome at any time. The
team also provides individual prayer support during church services and events

Weekdays 8am – 9am
Sunday Morning 11am
North Gate 3pm
Sunday Evening 7pm

Provide individual prayer support during ministry times at in-person church services

Join any of the online weekday morning meetings to pray together for the church
and community

Production

Gate Church production team

Sound

Sunday Morning 11am

North Gate 3pm
Sunday Evening 7pm

  •  Live mixing of all audio inputs to provide effective sound for church services and events

  •  Work closely with the worship team to enhance the worship experience

  •  Attend mid-week and pop-up events to provide PA system support

Visuals 

Sunday Morning 11am
North Gate 3pm
Sunday Evening 7pm

  • person services Use various IT packages to project slides, images, song lyrics and videos during in-

  •  Provide technical support for hybrid meetings where participants have the option to attend via Zoom

Lighting 

Sunday Morning 11am

  •  Use PC software to control theatre style LED lighting to enhance worship time during in-person services

  •  Programme appropriate lighting sets for special events

Online

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Online Broadcast 

Making our services accessible to our online community via live streaming.

Sunday Morning 11am

 

  •  Use video streaming software to livestream church services, including controlling cameras and other video inputs.

  •  Provide text based support to livestream audience members who are experiencing technical issues

Chat to people online, make them feel welcome. Help with the run of the service online. 

TRIBE (Youth)

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Tribe
Tribe is Gate Church’s ministry for young people of high school age. Our mission is to reach
the lost and release the found. We meet each Friday during term time for games, team building activities and a short time of bible teaching.

Fridays 7pm-9pm

  • Arrange games, social activities and bible teaching appropriate for teenagers and young people each week

  • Support young people in their faith journey through small group discussion and prayer

NOTE - to volunteer in this role you will be required to undertake a PVG check and to attend
annual child protection training

TRIBE (Youth)

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Tribe
Tribe is Gate Church’s ministry for young people of high school age. Our mission is to reach
the lost and release the found. We meet each Friday during term time for games, team building activities and a short time of bible teaching.

Fridays 7pm-9pm

  • Arrange games, social activities and bible teaching appropriate for teenagers and young people each week

  • Support young people in their faith journey through small group discussion and prayer

NOTE - to volunteer in this role you will be required to undertake a PVG check and to attend
annual child protection training