Behind Every Door Fall Festival
October 26, 2021
The fall festival is slated for Tuesday, October 26. Jump in and bring snacks or drinks. Man the bounce house or crafts station. Prior to the event, select a craft and pack craft kits.
The Bookstore Needs You!
Looking for help in the store at the 9:30-10:30 am hour on Sunday mornings. No experience needed. Complete the response below if you can help!
Children's Ministry Volunteers
Volunteers are needed on Sunday mornings in the Children's Ministry at both hours (9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.) to care for infants to 4th grade. Commitment is based on your availability. Any adult (or youth under 18) certified through our PCPC Safety System is able to serve. Youth volunteers under 16 must be accompanied by an adult family member.
First Friday Volunteers
Join us on the 1st Friday of every month to care for children with special needs and their siblings! We will feed you dinner, train you, and then launch you into a night of fun on the PCPC campus with games, a short Bible study with the kids, activities and more. First Friday of every month from August to May. We start at 5pm (dinner and training) with the program beginning at 6pm.
Adult Rehabilitation Ministries
Assist with a variety of opportunities including Office Assistant, mentoring for a man or woman in the rehabilitation program, be a resume consultant or special events. This group of opportunities is available primarily Monday - Friday. If interested/for more information contact Charlotte Medley.
Behind Every Door
Provide and serve Sunday breakfast for 8:00am service at Cedar Crest location, 1007 Hutchins Road, Dallas. The service is lead by PCPC partner Men of Nehemiah.
Bonton Farms Extension
Swing down to Bonton for a morning of farm restoration and to-dos like goat milking, plant harvesting, and chicken cooping. It's family-friendly and we encourage you to invite others. Tuesday - Friday 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. Bring breathable clothing, comfortable shoes, and water as needed.
Exodus Ministries Childcare
Care for children so their mothers can attend classes during the evenings. Volunteers are needed Monday-Friday, 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. Two age groups need care: 1) babies and toddlers and 2) children through age 12. A monthly or weekly commitment is helpful for the staff to plan ahead.
Mercy Street Mentoring
Mercy Street is seeking individuals, couples and families to walk alongside children and their families to close opportunity gaps and ignite transformational change. Mentoring not only transforms mentees, but makes a life-changing impact on mentors. Mentors receive coaching and support from Mentor Coordinators, employed by Mercy Street. Mercy Street asks mentors to commit to this relationship for one year up front.
Mercy Street Sports Coach
Mercy Street empowers students to grow up fulfilling their God-given potential, knowing their God-given purpose. One of the ways they accomplish this goal is by running sports leagues in the spring and fall, and sports camps in the summer. Volunteer coaches are responsible for coaching soccer and baseball teams of athletes 18 years and younger for the duration of the season. Assistant coaches are also needed to serve on a more intermittent basis. Both head coaches and assistant coaches are considered role models for athletes assigned to their teams. If you're interested, contact email@example.com for more information.
OurCalling Homeless Ministry
Serve with OurCalling! They are a discipleship ministry and day shelter in downtown Dallas, and they need volunteers. Help with meal preparation, serving breakfast and lunch meals, cleaning the facility, sorting clothing donations, and providing hospitality/guest services. Opportunities available Monday-Friday, 7am-1pm, and Saturdays, 8:30am - 12:00pm. Covid compliance continues to be evaluated and observed as needed. Online registration is required and a mandatory volunteer orientation (75 minutes) is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Once you complete the orientation, you will begin to receive project opportunities by email. You can read about the opportunities and register to join.
Voice of Hope Event Planning
Voice of Hope celebrates its 40th anniversary this fall and has plans for several events starting in January 2022. If you like planning events, please contact Charlotte Medley for further information.
Voice of Hope Tutoring
Join the tutoring team, either in person or virtual. Sessions are available in person Monday through Friday at 4120 Gentry from 4-6p. Virtual sessions can be scheduled Monday through Friday, 4-7pm. Sign-up requires an online application, and a background check will be completed. Once approved, tutors will receive their portal login to schedule sessions, track progress, share activities and access the virtual platform. Contact Charlotte Medley.
West Dallas Community School Tutoring
West Dallas Community School is welcoming back tutors starting in late September. If you can read with a child, help with math or spelling or have another interest, you will be a blessing. Opportunities are available from one hour a month to once a week. Please contact Charlotte Medley for further information.
Sunday Morning Frontline Greeter
Are you looking for a place to serve at PCPC? Do you want to be directly involved in making a significant difference? One way is through Frontline Ministry on Sunday mornings. Frontline is our church-wide welcoming, greeting, and hospitality ministry that engages members and visitors as they arrive in the parking lots, enter PCPC doors and hallways and find their way to the Sanctuary and classrooms. Frontline ensures everyone who comes to PCPC feels welcomed and included. To qualify, all you need is love for the Lord, a caring heart, a warm smile, and a desire to help others. As a member of this ministry, you will be assigned to a team that will serve every fourth or fifth week for 45 minutes at either 9:00 or 11:00 a.m., whichever you choose.
Afghan Refugee Welcome Team
Join with fellow PCPC members to welcome incoming Afghan refugees to Dallas. Team will set up apartments, greet new arrivals, and provide biblical hospitality and friendship as they adjust to life in Dallas. We are doing this in partnership with Global Local ministry partner, For the Nations Refugee Outreach. There are needs immediately as well as over the next few months.
Apartment Life Event Assistance
Do you like planning events? Do you have expertise that you would like to lend? Partner with PCPC's Apartment Life team to volunteer with their monthly resident events designed to foster community within the apartment complex.
Apartment Life Prayer Walks
Partner with PCPC Apartment Life teams to pray over their apartment communities that the Lord would transform the lives of their neighbors.
Casa Del Lago Adult Education Volunteer
Our Adult Education programs are a great way to serve at Casa del Lago. Currently we offer English as a Second Language and typing classes, and we need help with both. We are looking for lead and assistant teachers for our morning English as a Second Language classes. These classes are on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-11:30am. For our evening ESL classes we are looking for assistant teachers, those classes are Mondays and Wednesdays from 7pm till 8:35pm. We are also looking for classroom assistants for our evening typing classes. These classes run the same time as our evening ESL classes.
Casa Del Lago After School Reading Volunteer
Serve the elementary school students of Bachman Lake by being a Reading Buddy with Casa Del Lago. The program runs from 4-5:30pm Monday-Thursday. Volunteers are asked to arrive 30 minutes early. This is a great opportunities to help reinforce what is learned at school, as well as build friendships with our neighbors.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Prayer Team
Students from all over the world come to PCPC each week to learn English. Would you commit to serving on a prayer team to lift up needs and requests as they arise over the course of the year?
ESL Teacher at PCPC
Each week God brings adults from all over the world to PCPC to learn English and to be connected to an American teacher. No experience required, just a willing heart. Would you commit to one of our four opportunities each week? Monday or Wednesday 9:30-11:00 AM, or Tuesday or Thursday 7:00-8:30 PM. Plan on 30-45 minutes for you to pray and prepare a lesson from our provided curriculum.
For the Nations Refugee Outreach Weekly Service
For the Nations Refugee Outreach has ongoing needs for weekly volunteers with their Co-op school, adult ESL classes, and preschool. Volunteers commit to a 2 hour weekly time slot. FTNRO's three aims are to serve refugees through education, family services and the gospel.
International Student Career Resource
One of the greatest desires of many international students at SMU is to find an internship or job in the United States. However, this is surprisingly difficult in a foreign country in a second language. There are so many cultural elements at play. Volunteer to come alongside them to review resumes or help navigate specific fields (telecomm, engineering, business analytics, software, etc.). RUF International staff will connect you with specific needs.
International Student Grocery Assistance
Amidst Covid precautions, international students are more hesitant to go out to the grocery store and to utilize car sharing services to do so. Serve these students by signing up to take them to the grocery or doing some basic shopping for them. RUF International staff will connect you with a specific student with needs. This is a great opportunity to meet a physical need while also starting a friendship with a student.
Metanoia Prison Ministries Correspondance
Are you wondering how to make a difference in the lives of others during these difficult days? You can make a big difference in the lives of prisoners! We must remember that our mission as Christ’s body has not changed in spite of the trying times we are in. We are called to go and proclaim the hope we have in Him who has conquered death, hell, and the grave. We can continue our “going” to those in prison by corresponding and praying for them daily. If you would like to be a part of Metanoia Prison Ministries correspondence ministry with PCPC home church missionary Paul Miller, please fill out the form below.
RUF International Prayer Team
Join with the RUF International staff at SMU to commit to praying weekly for the campus. Volunteer to serve as part of this intentional team.
Vickery Trading Company Conversation Partner
Vickery Trading Company is one of our newest Global Local Partners. Every Associate will be matched with a volunteer to practice English and reading skills in an informal conversational setting. They will meet once a week from 9-10 AM. We will provide a list of ideas for conversation topics. We can also do this virtually and set our Associates up within the office if you are interested and unable to join us in the office.
Vickery Trading Company Shop Help
Vickery Trading Company is one of our newest Global Local Partners. Volunteer to help out in their shop off Park Lane. If you are comfortable, please volunteer for helping in the shop, tagging, etc. This is a great way to build relationships with the Associates. There is a morning shift from 10-12 and an afternoon shift from 12-2pm.
Men's Tuesday Morning Bible Study Table Leader
More than a few good men are needed to serve as facilitators for a table of men at the 7:00 am fall Men's Tuesday Morning Bible Study (9/19/2021-12/7/2021). No homework and no experience required. A great opportunity to meet men in the church and develop friendships.
Some of our folk are home bound or in nursing homes. Would you like to make a commitment to reach out to one of these dear ones? You can be a much-needed friend and encouragement. If you are available about two hours a month this is a perfect opportunity for you. It’s very low pressure and you may visit as often as you have time for or the minimum we request, which is once a month. Also, if you know a homebound PCPC member who would like to be included on our list for visits, please contact the Senior Adult Ministry at 214-224-2771.
Volunteer to serve as a missionary link for PCPC missionaries. Stay in touch with them, care for them and connect them to the larger PCPC community while they are serving overseas.
Prayer Team for Missionaries
Volunteer to serve on the prayer team for PCPC missionaries serving all over the world. You will receive regular prayer updates, have the opportunity to join in monthly prayer zoom calls, and have the opportunity to mobilize your community (small groups, Sunday schools, etc.) to pray.
Serve on a Missionary Hospitality Team
Provide hospitality for missionaries who are visiting: □ Housing □ Loan a car □ Airport transportation □ Meal with a missionary □ Babysitting
Ushers make sure that those who enter our Sanctuary receive welcome, directions, and assurance that they are valued members of the congregation. Each week, the men and women of usher teams meet and greet new people, help congregants, and enjoy one another's company as they serve the church during Sunday worship. This beautiful ministry role requires a commitment of one Sunday morning a month and is a wonderful way for both new members of PCPC and those who have been coming for years to serve the body of Christ.
Volunteers for Children's and Youth Choirs
Children's and Youth Choirs is in need of volunteers to help facilitate our rehearsals on Wednesday nights and on the occasions that our choirs sing in worship or in the community.