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Service Times

  • Sunday AM: 8:30a & 11:15a
  • Community Hour: 10:00a
  • Sunday PM: 6:13p

Volunteer at 3Crosses

At 3Crosses, we love our volunteers.  We believe that service is so important, we've made it the third piece of our process: Worship, Community, Service, and Evangelism.  To help you find a place to serve, we've put together the following opportunities.  We call them our First Serve Ministries:

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Bus Ministry

Children's Ministry

Children's Check-in Kiosk

Children's 3 in 1 Choir

Children – "Good News Club"

Communion Prep Team

Connection Central

CrossStreets Ministry

Facilities 

First-Aid 

Greeters

International Students

Kitchen Help

Men's Ministry

Missions Center Host

Music & Arts

Office Support

Parking Ministry

Sign Language

Special Needs For Outreaches

Sunday Reception

Tech: Camera/Sound/Lights

Ushers

Women's Welcome Luncheons

Women in Touch Luncheons (WIT)

Women's Ministry

Youth: Omega High School Ministry

Youth: 20/20 Middle School Ministry 

Bus Ministry

• First, you must be 25 years old, have clean driving record, willing to take drug test, must have a class A or B license with passenger endorsement.

• Drive various routes during the week and/or weekends.

• Clean buses and/or provide mechanical help.

For Further Info: Contact John Tounger, Bus Team Leader at 510.893.0950 /e-mail:  Or Amy Williams at 510.537.4690 /email: 

 

Children's Ministry

• Assist teacher in preparing classroom or help in nursery.

• Greet children and parents with a smile

• Interact/play with children. Comfort troubled children

• Assist in distributing snacks; pray with children at table

• Sit amongst children and encourage them to listen quietly

For Further Info: Contact Austin Foxworthy at 510.537.4690, x203, or e-mail austin@3crosses.org 

 

Children's Check-in Kiosk

Members of the check-in team will run our Check-in kiosks where they will welcome families and make sure everyone is checked in safely. Volunteers are asked to work at least one service: 7:40am-8:15am, 9:10am-9:45am, or 10:35am-11:15am.

Contact: Penny Lapum at 510.537.4690, ext 232, or email:

 

Children's 3 in 1 Choir

The 3 in 1 Choir consists of children from three churches: First Baptist, 3Crosses & Redwood Chapel. During season, assist Music Director with organizing and directing the children.

Contact: Sharon Turney at 510.828.4932, or email:

 

Children – "Good News Club"

Share the joy of the Lord, the Good News, with elementary students in public schools. Positions are Teachers, Assistant Teachers, Grade Helper, Prayer Partners, Refreshments, Song Leaders, or Visitation.

Contact: Roser Caliwag 510.861.9612 or email: 

 

Communion Prep Team

• Prepare on one Saturday a month

• Prepare communion plates before communion service

• Refill communion items in between services

• Clean up communion items after second service

For Further Info: Contact Ned Sessions, Communion Team Leader, at 510.581.8863 or e-mail

 

Connection Central

• Smile & greet people at Connection Central in the lobby on Sunday mornings

• Help connect people with ministry at 3Crosses. (Volunteer service rotated.)

For Further Info: Contact Coreen Tasto, Connection Central Team Leader, at 510.301.6683 or email

 

CrossStreets Ministry

• Donate needed items (food, clothing, blankets)

• Talk and pray with people

• Assist with food preparation, distribute food and clothing, or help with special events.

For more information about CrossStreets, please contact:  or call 510-470-0402

For more information about CrossStreets Monthly Food Pantry, please contact  or call 510-470-1224

 

Facilities

Help prepare our facilities for Sunday services: window cleaning, vacuum cleaning, and office cleaning. Work could include facility repairs, improvements, and mechanical repairs.

Contact: Richard Chapman at 408.561.0837, or email:

 

First-Aid

• Arrive 15 minutes early

• Use radio to stay in contact with other teams

• Walk around assigned area and guide people to areas they may be seeking

• Serve one full service time and attend the other

For Further Info: Call Robert Hamilton, First Aid Team Leader, at 510.303.4796, or e-mail

 

Greeters

• Arrive 15 minutes early for event

• Get "greeter" badge from usher closet

• Greet each person with a smile and a handshake. Open doors, help people up steps, or give directions, as needed

For Further Info about the 8:00am Service, contact Linda Valle at 510.484.3566, or email 

For Further Info about the 11:00am Service, contact Richard & Dawn Paser at 510.992.9407, or email:

  

International Students

• Food/Hospitality on Friday Nights

• ESL/Friendships with Students

For Further Info: Contact Jay Chuang ISM Team Leader at 510.385.5884 e-mail

 

Kitchen Help

Assist in meal or banquet preparation and cleanup

For Further Info: Call Diane Dorn, Kitchen Team Leader, at 510.582.6285 or

 

 

Men's Ministry

• Help with men's dinners or retreats

• Serve in the areas of Prayer, Basketball, Home Communities, or Discipleship

• Serve as Men's Corner Host on Sunday mornings

For Further Info: Contact Mark Campbell, Director of Men's Ministry, at 510.918.8420, or e-mail

 

Missions Center Host

• Share info on how to get involved in Missions

• Answer questions

• Show missions videos & DVDs

For Further Info: Contact Marty Barnikel, Missions Center Team Leader, at 510.483.1426, or e-mail

 

Music & Arts

• Serve using your voice, musical instrument or dramatic ability

• Opportunities available in choir, orchestra, worship team and drama, costumes & props, and hair stylists.

For Further Info: Contact Meg Willadsen, Ministry Coordinator for Music and Arts, at 510.537.4690, x202, or e-mail  Or, click here for a more thorough list.

 

Office Support

• Assist office staff with mass mailings

• Put together "YES" Packets for community outreaches

• On-call support For Further Info: Contact Susan Okamura, Office Support Team Leader, at 510.537.4690 x264, or e-mail

 

Parking Ministry

• Arrive 15 minutes before start of service (or two hours before special event) • Get orange vest from Usher room in lobby

• Guide cars to parking areas

• Monitor crosswalks, allowing pedestrians to cross in groups For Further Info: Contact David Bonal, Traffic Team Leader, at 510.303.9568, or e-mail

 

Sign Language

Use experienced signing skills to translate worship, or pastor's message. NOTE: Signing is provided second service only, at 11:00am

For Further Info: Contact Joanne Serna, Sign Language Team Leader, at 510.483.9099, or

 

Special Needs For Outreaches

To assist guests who may need support devices to navigate around the church, such as wheelchairs, walkers, canes, or the hydraulic lift during our Outreach Events (Christmas & Easter pageants, or summer musical). Service can be rotated.

Contact: Vance Hunter at 510.537.4690 x283, or email:

 

Sunday Reception

Kindly greet those who visit & be an information resource

•Answer the telephone & deliver messages to Pastors' mailboxes For Further Info: Call Joyce Craig, Team Leader, at 925.556.1388 or email

 

Tech: Camera/Sound/Lights

• Sound system setup (cords, mics, speakers, monitors)

• Worship band setup (drums, guitars, keyboards, percussion)

• Orchestra setup (chairs, stands, lights, instruments)

• Choir & drama (risers, platforms, props)

• Lobby setup (displays, signs, booths) For Further Info: Contact Rob Markley, Pastor of Technical Arts, at 510.537.4690 x286, or e-mail

 

Ushers

• Arrive 30 minutes early

• Hand out bulletins & direct people to seating

• Greet each person with a smile and a handshake

• Direct guests to Connection Central to get questions answered

• Serve one full service time, then attend other service

For Further Info: Contact Dennis Bradshaw at 925.413.7341 or email:

 

Women's Welcome Luncheons

• Help out once a month for these fun and friendly "women only" monthly luncheons

• Opportunities: greet, serve, or help in the kitchen

For Further Info: Contact Linda Hulme, Welcome Luncheons Team Leader, at 510.881.5762

 

Women in Touch Luncheons (WIT)

On 1st or 2nd Tuesday of each month, help set-up, clean up, cook, or be a table hostess and connect with other women at church. We have men on the cooking team also. No luncheons in July or August. You are welcome!

Contact: Darlene Kalsbeek at 510.582.9574, or email:

 

Women's Ministry

• Reach out to women in the church and in the community

• Serve in the areas of Women's Bible Studies, Retreats, Resources, Luncheons, Yearly Events, and more.

For Further Info: Contact Jean Young, Co-Director of Women's Ministry, at 510.538.9027, or e-mail

 

Youth: Omega High School Ministry

We study the Bible and worship God through song. To be involved for games, activities, snacks, parent greeters, crowd control, tech team, prayer partners, or counseling students as needed. Meetings are on Sunday mornings, 09:30am-10:30am, and Wednesday nights, 7:00pm-9:00 pm.

Contact: Charles Homer at 510.537.4690 x234, or email:

 

Youth: 20/20 Middle School Ministry

We study the Bible and worship God through song. To be involved with students of your gender for games, activities, and counseling students as needed. Meetings are on Sunday mornings, 9:30am-10:30am, and Tuesday nights, 6:30pm-8:30 pm.

Contact: Ryan Gee at 510.537.4690 x214, or email: