Get Involved

Join Us!  If you’re interested in any of the discipleship opportunities listed below – please contact the activity leader listed or the church office.

Adult Choir Our choir who sings at late service most Sundays.  Rehearsals are Wednesdays at 7:30 pm. Peggy Fetchenhier
Altar Guild Making sure all is ready for communion on Sunday.
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Jean Lipson
Carol Brice
Alternative Gift Fair We provide the space and volunteers for the two day gift fair in November featuring only non-profit organizations. Riley Hanback
Assisting Ministers Persons trained to assist the Pastor with worship leadership. Pastor Vera
Blessing Bags Twice a year we assemble bags which contain personal care items, snacks, and a poncho. Then we keep a few bags in our cars and hand a bag to the homeless that we see as we drive around town. Dave Kirberg
Bluegrass/Gospel We rehearse Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Scott Zbryk
Bridge Group We meet the third Wednesday of the month to play bridge. Barbara Kerschbaum
Joanne Meinert
Confirmation Religious education for middle school students. Meets Wednesdays at 6:00 pm. Pastor Vera
Daily Devotions Devotions written by members of the congregation and staff sent out via email Monday-Friday mornings. Dan Bock
Day Camp / Day Trekkers Our summer Christian Day Camp for a week in June for kids in pre-school through 8th grade. Dan Bock
Dinner With Friends Groups of 8 meeting for fellowship and a potluck meal. Dennis Johnson
Friend Finder We help new members assimilate into the ELC community. If you like meeting new people, you have the right stuff to be a “Friend Finder”. Larry Patella
Full Circle Friends Pairing caring adults with middle school students. Dan Bock
Glory Ringers We ring our five octaves of Schulmerrich handbells once a month for Sunday worship. Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings at 6:00 pm. Carl Cox
Grace Notes Women’s A Cappella group. Peggy Fetchenhier
Grove Sale Our once a year “garage sale” in the Grove. All proceeds benefit individuals and non-profits in the mountain community. Carolyn Bergner
Gary Sohrweid
Jan Blumenstein
Habitat for Humanity ELC sponsors a house to be built by Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity. All are welcome to help with the build. Ed Boettger
Java and Jesus A Thursday morning Bible study for women. We meet from 9:30-10:30 am in Fellowship Hall. Kim Williams
Pastor Vera
Kingdom Kids A program for kids ages K-5th grade meeting on Wednesday evenings from 6-7:15 p.m. in the Great Hall. Join us for music, games, crafts, story nights, movie nights, service projects. All are welcome! Kristi Kohnke
Knit/Craft Night We meet one Friday night each month do craft together. Bring whatever project you’re working on and a snack to share and join us. Jennifer Hood
Lay Ministry Volunteers from the congregation that help Pastor Vera make sure Sunday worship services run smoothly. Larry Patella
Library-Adult Volunteers needed to reshelve and catalogue books, and other tasks as needed. Lloyd Peltzer
Library-Children Volunteers needed to reshelve and catalogue books, and other tasks as needed. Julie Schueler
Brooke Kerns
Life Care Worship Lead worship at Life Care Center of Evergreen every other month on the second Sunday.
Men’s Breakfast The men of ELC meet for breakfast and fellowship twice a month at area restaurants.
Men’s Retreat A once a year retreat for the men of ELC. Pastor Vera
Mountain Backpack Program We meet at the church house on Wednesdays at 4 pm to pack at least 60 backpacks with food. This supports children at local schools who may not have food over the weekend. Please sign up to volunteer: Mountain Backpack Volunteer sign-up. Shelley Harmon
Mountain Echo ELC’s monthly newsletter Jean Rother, editor
Mountain Men A gathering of men who explore the ways faith shapes our lives while digging into the Word of God. Connell O’Brien
Piecemakers ELC’s prayer shawl and quilt ministry, blessed and given to those who are hurting. Elaine Sohrweid
Prayer Chain Those who have volunteered to pray for specific people in need. Office
Stephen Ministry Members of the congregation who have received training in order to provide Christian care to those in need. Kim Williams
Pastor Vera
Stone Soup Sunday We meet the first Sunday of the month to make soup for the clients of Evergreen Christian Outreach. Dale Knochenmus
Sunday School Children’s Choir We meet every Sunday at 9:15 am before Sunday School to sing songs. We perform occasionally at Sunday Services.
Sunday School for Children We meet every Sunday at 9:15 am in the Great Room. Dan Bock
Sunday School for Parents We meet to empower parents to continue their child’s faith journey at home and to get to know each other. We meet in Memorial Hall at 9:15 am on Sundays. Terry & Jim Ritter
Sunday School for Adults We meet on Sundays in Fellowship Hall at 9:15 am to discuss various Christian topics. Pastor Vera
Kim Williams
Weekly Word We meet to study the Bible lessons for the week.
Women’s Retreat A once a year retreat for women. Kathy Bryant
Jan Petrocchi
Worship Assistants Congregational volunteers to be readers, communion servers, ushers, greeters. Office