We value equipping every member to serve.
Clifton's ministry philosophy is that the elders and deacons seek to equip and facilitate the work of ministry by the entire congregation. While we want to encourage the discovery and use of an individual's particular gifts, we also ask our members to guard against thinking this is the only way to serve. The work of the church gets done by a combination of people helping in areas where they are gifted and many, many more people helping out in areas where they don't have a particular "gift!"
The purpose of the Building Team is to steward the building at 1947 Frankfort Ave by overseeing a proactive plan for scheduled maintenance and a responsive plan for problems in the building.
Deacon: Doug Thorpe
The purpose of the finance team is to count, record, and deposit the weekly offering. Members of the finance team serve in pairs on a rotational basis.
Deacon: Chip Crush
The purpose of the Greeting team is to welcome and direct members and guests during public gatherings, anticipating needs related to navigation, seating, and facilities.
Deacon: Sam Brindley
We need a group of people gifted in bringing beauty to green spaces to carry out seasonal tasks.
Deacon: currently led by Deacon of Building
The purpose of the Hospitality Team is to facilitate fellowship around shared meals for the congregation, for both regular and special occasions.
Deacon: Rachel McCarty
The purpose of the Media Team is to provide online media content produced at Clifton to edify people both inside and beyond our fellowship.
Deacon: currently led by Deacon of Sound
Member Care Team
The purpose of the Member Care Team is to train and oversee members offering counsel and care to other members experiencing difficulty.
Pastor of Discipleship: David Dykes
Missionary Care Team
The Missionary Care Team is intended to be a team where each person is the main connection point with 2 to 3 people or families on the field. This would include: regular contact to help keep the congregation informed regarding how to pray, connecting them with the deacon and elders when needed, coordinating needs when they come in town, and possibly other things.
Deacon: Peter Brock
The purpose of the Music Team is to lead people to praise God in song by telling of who he is and what he has done in Jesus Christ.
Minister of Music: Jim Dernell
The purpose of the Ordinances Team is to facilitate logistically the practice of communion, of baptism, and of the offering in public worship services.
Deacons: Ben & Sophie Hussung
We need a group of people gifted in evangelism and engagement to help our church expand our regular opportunities for relating to people in our community to tell them about Jesus.
The purpose of the Security Team is to facilitate the safety of people gathered for services by practicing vigilance for potential threats and responding competently to actual ones.
The purpose of the Sound Team is to facilitate the public proclamation of Christ in teaching, preaching, prayer, and song through skillful use of media technology.
Deacon: Liz Popp
Special Assistance Team
The purpose of the Special Assistance Team is to help members and regular visitors who have impaired mobility, vision, or disabilities to participate in regular church services.
Deacon: Ethan Holsteen
Worship Preparation Team
We need a group of folks who think logistically and hospitably to refresh the different worship and classroom spaces on a regular basis.
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Deacons lead each of our current ministry teams. If you have questions about serving on a specific team, connect with the deacon to learn more.