SERVE

God made us and wired us to use our gifts and talents alongside other followers of Christ in order to love and serve the world on His behalf. From greeting folks at the door to serving as a small group leader to a child or teenager, to helping maintain our grounds...there IS a place where you will thrive.


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Kids Ministry

Acorn Club (Birth-5 years) and Tree House Club (k-5th grade)

Contact: Nicole Halpain

Our volunteers show children the love of Christ through building relationships, teaching and modeling. They provide a fun and meaningful time in a friendly environment. Ways you can serve: Caregiver, Small Group Leader, Tech Booth, Worship Team, Supply Prep Team or Hospitality Team. 


New Arrivals

Contact: Nicole Halpain

We want parents to feel welcomed, loved and know there is a safe place for their baby at Live Oak. This team coordinates meals to families with newborns and makes Welcome baskets. Ways you can serve: provide a meal, sew blankets or towels, purchase items for baskets. 


First Impressions Team

Contact: Chad Garlington  and Mark Porter

We want to be sure everyone who walks through the doors at Live Oak feels welcome and cared for! We need a large number of volunteers each week to fully accomplish the goals of this team. Ways you can serve: Greeter, Section Host and Guest Central Host.


Hospitality Team

Contact: Tina Robertson

This team provides essential food and beverage service to make Live Oak feel like home.


Parking Team

Contact: Robert Taylor

The parking lot is the true first impression of our church. These individuals greet and direct our automobile and pedestrian traffic.


Connexion College-Aged Ministry

Contact: Madison Romig

As we continue to grow and develop as a college ministry, we are also growing in terms of ways to serve. We would love to find people, specifically, to serve in the areas of Hospitality, Programming, Small Groups, Communication, Publicity, Outreach, Evangelism, Mentoring, and Hosting a student in your home. 


Safety Team

Contact: David Robertson

This team oversees the safety of our services and events.


Live Oak Student Ministry (LOSM)

Contact: Tammy Roberts

Live Oak’s Student Ministry is growing quickly! We need more of the behind-the-scenes people for our Prayer Team, Tech Team, Programming Team, Hosts/Greeters, someone to bring snacks and drinks, etc. If the Next Generation is a passion of yours, we’ve got a place for you to serve!


Adult Worship Team

Contact: Clay Thomas

Do you have a passion for worship as a musician or vocalist? If you would like to use your talents to draw others toward Christ, let us know! Musicians need prior experience and there is an audition process.


Building and Grounds Team

This team of individuals helps maintain, repair, and improve the facilities and grounds. 

Grounds contact: Chris Norman

Building contact: Mark Porter



Finance Team

Contact Mark Porter

The Count Team works with each other to sort and count the gifts given to the mission at Live Oak Community Church. The Deposit Team sorts and enters gifts into Live Oak’s online system as well as prepares the weekly deposit.


Special Events Team

Contact: Mindy Porter

Do you have a knack for administration and details? Would you be willing to plan and execute one-time events?


Tech Booth Team

Contact: Clay Thomas

This team exists to worship by executing the technical tasks that make a Sunday morning happen (sound, computer, lights, video of service). Experience is required for sound and producer positions. No experience required for running power points and video, light board. 


Small Group Leadership (adults)

Contact: DeAnn Salsky

At Live Oak, we believe life change happens best in small groups of people. As Live Oak grows, it’s important we help members connect in meaningful ways. Small Groups are designed to allow people to study God’s word and bible-based curriculum while we care for and serve each other and those beyond our small groups. As a leader, you explore how to live on mission for God and how to lead others to do the same. No experience is necessary and training is always included.


Office Volunteer Team

Contact: Mindy Porter

Various roles exist on this team. We love to have friendly faces who are willing put your organizational savvy to work around the office and in the church. Such things include help with mail outs, data entry and refilling auditorium seat pockets. We also need folks who excel at brochure and pamphlet creation!


Video Production

Contact: Mindy Porter

This team exists to help in the development, filming and editing of various video projects, including special projects and also the week to week filming/editing of our Sunday message for online use. Experience in videography and digital editing is required. Possession of video editing software is also useful but not required.


Photography Team

Contact: Mindy Porter

Do you have experience with photography? Are you in possession of and use a DSLR camera? This team helps to capture Live Oak Life, especially at large events; you will take photos as needed and specified by ministry leaders. The task includes taking photos, editing and transferring them to a disc within 2 weeks of the event.



Graphic Design

Contact: Mindy Porter

This team produces various graphics that brand series, ministries and initiatives in specified formats. Training and/or experience in Graphic Design is required. Our graphic designers typically own the appropriate software they choose to use. 


Theme Team

Contact: Mindy Porter

This team was created to flesh out specific Sunday series by decorating the foyer and auditorium. Ways you can serve: provide creative ideas, collect props, create props, design sets, and execute the ideas. We need builders and artists, but we also need people who can run errands and gather supplies. 


Prayer Team

Contact: Mark Porter

Join us in prayer on Sunday mornings before services or you can pray from home by receiving a weekly email to lift up the needs and concerns of Live Oak and it’s members.  


Next Steps Team

Contact: DeAnn Salsky

This team hosts the Next Steps classes at church and the Meet and Greet Mixers with the purpose of connecting new people to others, to small groups and to serving opportunities.


Missions

Contact: Mark Porter

If you have a heart for national and global missions, supporting our missionaries and raising the value of being a sending church across the street and across the globe, this team is for you!


Evangelism and Outreach

Contact: Mark Porter

This team will strategize and implement ways of raising the value and equipping members at Live Oak to reach our local area for Christ.


Lubbock Impact Ministry

Contact: Jinna Norman

Opportunities are available to help partner with one of our in-town missions at Lubbock Impact.  

Events include bi-monthly meal prep and serving, help in the Clothing Closet and the annual summer Sports Camp.