"I hereby command you: Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."
Whether you are a first-time guest or have been a disciple at Palms for 30 years, the Connection Ministry wants to introduce you to the right people and resources to respond to God's call in your life.
Ways to connect
WITH OTHERS IN SERVICE
The Nurture Ministry helps all people learn, live, love and serve in the way of Jesus. We are all on a journey of faith. We want to live with and for God, and the Nurture Ministry offers opportunities for all ages to deepen, wrestle with and engage our faith.
Sunday Connection Teams
Whether you would like to be an usher, a greeter, set out refreshments, or answer questions at the Information Desk for guests, the Sunday Connection Teams do the work of hospitality and welcome that Christ seeks for all disciples.
The Connection Ministry thinks strategically about how to keep the congregation cohesive, how to welcome new people into the community and how to help disciples take the next steps in their faith journey.
The Worship Ministry creatively plans and implements worship service pieces. They think strategically about how worship is structured and what the worship needs of the congregation are.
The Technology Committee oversees technological resources for use on Palms campus to help disciples access the information they need.
The Serve Ministry plans and implements all outreach and “inreach” efforts for Palms disciples to serve.
Offering blood pressure checks, preventative advice, and healthcare guidance, the Health Ministry resources the Palms congregation to stay in good health.
Prayer Links volunteers get assigned prayer requests and lift them up in daily. A powerful and quiet way to serve at Palms and strengthen your own faith.
Memorial Service Ushers
When someone in the congregation passes away, people surround them with care. At the memorial service, these ushers make sure family and friends are met with grace and welcome.
Palms Preschool loves having volunteers come in to read to the children, help organize supplies and classrooms, or help with crafts. Call 247-0983.
Stephen Ministers are highly trained helpers who offer support to congregation members during times of crisis.
Congregational Care Callers
The Congregational Care team helps follow-up on pastoral care issues that might keep people from attending worship. These people keep the congregation connected.
Love Callers visit homebound Palms disciples on a monthly basis to help them stay connected to the community.
Shepherds walk alongside a group of Palms disciples to help them remain connected, engaged, and cared for.
At Palms, music is integral to worship and community. Join the Bell Choir, Chancel Choir or Care Choir.
Take the flowers from Sunday worship and transform them into a heartwarming gift for those in the congregation who need care.
Worship Elements Preparation
The sacraments of communion and baptism have set-up that are prepared ahead of time. Be a part of this team and help worship happen smoothly.
Loaves and Fishes
Loaves and Fishes does the "catch-all" work of congregational care. One day, you might give someone a ride to the doctor, the next day you are changing a lightbulb…great work for servant leaders.
Food for the Soul
Sometimes people returning home from the hospital are unable to cook for themselves; that's where Food for the Soul comes in! Cook a meal or deliver it, and care for those around you.
Communications Ambassadors share their time & talents in a variety of creative and administrative ways. Connect with us.
Youth Ministry is a Christ-centered, service-oriented safe place for youth to grow closer to God and connect with one another. Come connect and join the fun, all are welcome. Click here to connect.
Share the love of God both in word and deed here at Palms. Sunday school teachers, crafters, shepherds...Palms Children's Ministry has so many opportunities to care for our littlest disciples. Connect with Pastor Jenn.
What is the Oasis Garden?
The Oasis Garden at Palms Presbyterian Church is a part of the Quiet Garden Movement – an international ministry of hospitality and prayer. The primary vision is to be a place for prayer, silence, reflection and the appreciation God’s creation.
When is the Garden Open?
The Garden is open each weekday from 9am to 5pm and on Sundays during the worship and education hours.