The Worship Team strives to assist the pastoral congregation by working to make the First United Methodist Church an open, Christ-centered place to worship. In order to accomplish this mission, the Worship Team performs the following duties:The Worship Team provides the Wellsville and Alma United Methodist Churches with copies of The Upper Room devotional. Worship Team members also deliver copies of this bi-monthly Christian devotional to local homebound individuals.Members of the Worship Team coordinate set-up for, and maintain equipment use in, the service of Holy Communion.Provision and care for flower arrangements used to decorate the sanctuary for Sunday services is coordinated by the Worship Team.Paraments, and new colorful banners that symbolize the many seasons of the Christian calendar, are rotated and maintained by the Worship Team. The Worship Team also purchases seasonal and festive banners with which to decorate the sanctuary.The Worship Team plans and prepares for the Christmas Season by: recruiting volunteers to help with the Hanging of the Greens and the Christmas Eve Candlelight Service.Acolytes, young people who perform the ceremonial duty of lighting the altar candles during the Traditional Worship service, are supervised by Mrs. Teresa Brown.The Worship Team is also a great help to the Education Team when planning for Vacation Bible School each year.
Anyone interested in serving on the Worship Team is invited to contact the Church Office for more information.