“Be completely humble and gentle: be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” (Ephesians 4: 2-3 NIV)

Do your Spiritual Gifts and Graces fit with the needs of The First United Methodist Church of North Liberty?

Ministry Opportunities


  1. Mailings – Help with office mailings. Contact: Bev Byram-Howe at
  2. Historian – written records of ministries Contact: Alecia Hilmer at
  3. Stewardship Contacts: Debbie Carter at or Todd Hilmer at
  4. SPRC – Personnel Contact: Richard Grugin at
  5. Capital Appeal Team: Debbie Carter at: or Dick Bornkessel at:


  1. Stephen Ministry – Congregational Care Contact: Betty Mitchell bettylouisretired@gmailcom , Jim Mitchell at or Darlene Smith at
  2. Funeral Dinners Contact: Rita Jensen at 319-626-2868
  3. Intercessory Prayer Team Contact: Sue Meade at
  4. Card Ministry Contact: Bev Byram-Howe at
  5. Welcome Card Ministry Contact: Judy Borkessel at:
  6. Creating Cards for Ministry Contact: Suzie Nielsen at
  7. Prayer Shawl Ministry Contact: Bev Byram-Howe at
  8. Heavenly Sweets Contact: Sharon Ingle at
  9. Heavenly Bodies: Judy Bonnet at
  10. Reachers Contact: Deb Picone at


  1. Children’s Ministry Contact: Michelle Haren at
  2. Children’s Sunday School Coordinator: Michelle Haren at
  3. Vacation Bible School (VBS) Contact: Michelle Haren at or Dani Gryp at
  4. Epic Youth Ministry Contact: Beth Botsford at
  5. Adult Mission Trip Contact: Lucy Hershberger at
  6. Confirmation Contact: Beth Botsford at
  7. Grace Notes Choir (8:00AM Service) or Mission Band (10:00AM Service) Contact: Lynn Jansen at
  8. Nursery Workers Contact: Beth Botsford at
  9. Small Group and Adult Education Contact: Suzette Betts at
  10. Creation Kids Contact: Michelle Eide at


  1. Food and Clothing Pantry Volunteer Contact: Kaila Rome at
  2. Bike Ministry Contact: Gordon Doak at
  3. Hispanic Ministry Contact: Omar Paz at
  4. Make a Difference Community Days Contact: Bev Byram-Howe at
  5. Free Lunch Program Contact: Held on the fifth Friday of each month. Deb Picone at
  6. Community Lunch: at The North Liberty Living Center once a month. Contact: Laura Bibby at
  7. English Language Learners (ELL) Volunteers Contact: Beth Botsford at or Omar Paz at
  8. Summer Lunch and Fun Volunteer Contact: Terri Davies
  9. CROP Walk Contact: Cathy Clemens at
  1. Trustee Team Contact: Gordon Doak at
  2. Garden Team or (Flower Children) Contact: Ellen Colony at 319-321-6588

Also refer to the Join Us Tab under Worship Ministries for more opportunities.

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