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God wants us to be involved with His work. God is so gracious that by the Holy Spirit God freely distributes spiritual gifts to all who are saved.  He not only wants us to know our spiritual gifts but expects us to grow in them each day.  For information about your spiritual gifts take a Spiritual Gifts Survey.

Serving is foundational to the Christian life and we encourage our congregation to Serve the Church, Serve the Community, and Serve the World.  Pocatello FUMC has a diverse array of programs and ministries that fit any schedule or passion. 

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please contact our Church Office.

Administrative Support Ministries

  • Bulletin preparation
  • General administrative assistance
  • Receptionist


  • Adult Ed

Adult education team
Bible study facilitator
Discipleship group facilitator
Financial management class facilitator
One-time event coordinator
Other small-group facilitator
Short-term study facilitator
Sunday school facilitator

  • Media Center

Library Assistant

  • Children’s Ministries

Miscellaneous Ministries
Administrative Volunteer
Special events planning team
Vacation Bible School
Sunday Ministries
Greeter/registration team
Large-group leader
Music leader
Nursery volunteer
Small-group leader
Resources/supplies team

Communications Team

  • Communications team
  • Online communications (web, blog)
  • Pew folder team
  • Photography ministry
  • Newsletter writer/contributor/production assistance

Congregational Care Ministries

  • Prayer chain
  • Transportation Ministries
  • Transportation to medical appointments
  • Transportation to worship
  • Visitation Ministries
  • Hospital visitor
  • Visit the home bound/those in assisted living facilities
  • Other Care Ministries
  • Meal preparation for persons/families needing assistance

Connecting Ministries

  • A Disciple’s Path facilitator
  • Attendance taker ministry
  • First-time guest connector (contact and follow-up)
  • Inactive member connector (contact and follow-up)
  • New member connector (helps connect to classes/ministries)
  • Pastor’s coffee coordinator

Facilities Care Ministries

  • Facilities maintenance
  • Setup team
  • Care/Gardening/Landscaping of church grounds

Finance Ministries

  • Financial statements team
  • Offering counter and depositor

Food Service Ministries

  • Special events meal preparation
  • Special events server


  • I need assistance finding my place to serve

Hospitality Ministries

  • Campus greeter
  • Medical First responder
  • Usher team
  • Connection Table Host


  • I would like to learn more about leadership at Pocatello First United Methodist Church.


  • Host or Hostess for Wedding Services
  • Host or Hostess for events at the church
  • Begin a new ministry
  • Support team member for a new ministry
  • Wherever the church needs me

Missions & Outreach Ministries

  • Community Breakfast
  • Clothing Closet
  • Blanket Drive
  • Feeding the 5000
  • Bags of Hope
  • Creation Vacation
  • Saluda y Paz – supporting the Susanna Wesley Preschool in Guatemala
  • Ministries and service opportunities booklet production
  • The Angel Tree
  • Salvation Army Meal
  • Wrapped in Comfort – Prayer Shawl Ministry
  • Labels for Education
  • Mission to Maua – supporting the Maua Methodist Hospital in Africa
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • The Wesley House – ISU Campus Ministry

Music Ministries 

  • Administrative support
  • Rejoice! praise team - instrumentalist or vocalist
  • Chancel Choir
  • Play an instrument or sing a solo during worship
  • Handbell choir
  • Children’s Piano accompanist
  • Children’s drama/musical assistant (costumes, sets, choreography)

Worship & Media Arts Ministries

  • Altar guild member (cares for linens)
  • Communion - prepare / serve
  • Operate computer/media
  • Operate sound
  • Read Scripture in worship
  • Technical director
  • Worship design/creativity team

Youth Ministry

  • High School Youth Group
  • Middle School Youth Group
  • Sunday School
  • High school Sunday school facilitator
  • Middle school Sunday school facilitator
  • Other Opportunities
  • Bible study leader
  • Driver for special events
  • Confirmation small-group facilitator
  • Mission trip chaperon
  • Off-site event chaperon
  • On-site event chaperon

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please contact our Church Office.