With several different ministries at VSC, there is something for everyone to get involved in.
Jesus had a servant’s heart. Get involved in one of the many ministries at Cross Word. Read on to learn about some of the ministries here at VSC.
List of Active Ministries
Purpose: To produce spiritually mature youth who will evangelize the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Youth Requirements: Open to all youth, ages 13 to 18. Mentor/Teacher Qualifications: Must be saved, baptized and filled with the Holy Spirit; must complete Membership Classes; ability to teach the truth about God’s Word; must demonstrate wisdom and understanding; must attend Teacher in-service with Pastor and Youth Ministry Leadership: required to observe youth bible study classes in session before teaching; must possess characteristics of compassion, patience, non-judgmental and non-critical; must be flexible, reliable, trustworthy, responsible, demonstrate the Fruit of the Spirit as described in the Bible, and must maintain composure under pressure.
- Youth group liaison: Tuan and Larry
Purpose: To nurture and develop children who will seek to be like our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Children Requirements: Open to all children, ages 7 to 12. Mentor/Teacher Qualifications: Must be Saved, baptized and filled with the Holy Spirit; must complete Membership Classes; ability to teach the truth about God’s Word; must attend must attend Teacher in-service with Pastor and Youth Ministry Leadership: required to observe youth bible study classes in session before teaching; must possess characteristics of compassion, patience, non-judgmental and non-critical; must be flexible.
Purpose: To utilize computer technology to share Christ’s love with the world. Responsibilities: Ability to enhance current ministries through the use of technology; to equip those who minister with appropriate tools and training to expand the outreach of the church to connect with people by using weekly worship service with PowerPoint presentations.
- Văn Đinh, Anh Thuấn, Minh Phùng
Purpose: To encourage and mentor women of all ages to live for the Lord by applying the Word of God to their daily walk and to invoke positive change in the lives of women everywhere. Responsibilities: Assist and participate in monthly fellowships; to serve others by utilizing natural and spiritual gifts; mentor and encourage other women so they can understand their purpose in life; empower each other to live Godly lives; assist other ministries within the church as needed. For all women ages 19 & over.
Purpose: To provide a spiritual bond among the brotherhood, mentor to youth groups, and act as church stewards. This ministry is for all men ages 19 and over.
Office Administration Ministry
Purpose: To devote time and expertise ensuring daily office functions are handled. Responsibilities: Data entry of new member and guest forms; prepare, copy and fold weekly bulletins, and handout materials; assist in preparation of overhead presentations for services; update bulletin boards, and other duties as identified.
Audio Visual Ministry
Goal is to enhance current ministries through the use of technology to connect with people by using new and innovative methods of communication during worship services & other events utilizing AV equiptment, DVD creation etc.
- Anh Minh Phùng, Anh Bình Từ, Văn Đinh
Purpose: To bring honor and glory to God through contact with new and existing members and our guests which is accomplished by providing a warm, genuine Christian spirit during follow up calls. Responsibilities: Place follow-up calls to new & existing members and guest and ask how they are doing as well as seek input on their visit/worship experience and obtain input.
- Minh/Sammy and Phuoc/ Duyen
Purpose: To minister God’s Word to the community; share the Gospel, and encourage fellowship with the CrossWord Christian Church family. Responsibilities: Go into communities to share the Word of God and place literature in assigned areas; must be willing to lead prayer.
- Anh Minh Ta, Anh Vinh,Anh Nhân and Bích Trâm
Purpose: To bring honor and glory to God which is accomplished by providing a warm Christian spirit that exemplifies friendliness to all guests, so they may experience genuine Christian love and warmth. Responsibilities: To greet arriving guests and members for worship; welcome guests; distribute Sunday bulletins and other materials at the front door, and give assistance graciously; must arrive promptly thirty minutes before morning services and be available to assist with special events.
- Anh Lân, chị Mỹ Linh, Anh Vịnh
Music/Praise & Worship Ministry
Purpose: To magnify God through the use of vocal and instrumental talents, and communicate the Word of God through music. Responsibilities: Participate actively in weekly Praise and Worship rehearsals for weekend services and special events; must arrive promptly before services or events and be ready to praise the Lord.
- Anh Sơn, Anh Nghỉa, chị Bích Trâm
Purpose: To acquire and share investment opportunities and disseminate information to enhance skills, knowledge, and awareness of the church body that will strategically target financial growth. Responsibilities: Participate actively in meetings, willing to research various topics and report findings; utilize available resources to promote growth, look for opportunities to increase individual and church finances, must be able to handle God’s resources and must be able to provide biblically based practical skills for managing money, and must be willing to put God’s financial plan into action.
- Anh Sang, Chi Xuan Dung and Anh Nhân
- A moderated study of the Bible, emphasizing small study groups, to insure a peaceful, respectful, and instructive atmosphere for the contemplation of God’s Word.
- Small Group Bible study also offers a safe place to get your questions answered.
- You’ll come to see your small group Bible study as a safe place to go when you hurt, as well as when you want to share exciting victories in your life. Stories of help and healing abound in small group settings.
“Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another–and all the more as you see the Day approaching” (Hebrews 10:25).
Contact: Anh Lê Viết Nhân, Director of Small Group Ministies