Ministries and Teams



Short Term Ministries

Short term ministries have a definite beginning and ending time period and have specific goals to accomplish with deadlines.

  • Audit
  • Nomination
  • Call
  • Building
  • Constitutional
  • Historical
  • Long Range Planning


Ministry Team for Witness

The ministry team for witness shares what is happening at St. Jacob’s with the community, including community outreach and participation.

  • Outreach to Community at Large
  • Publicity


Ministry Team for Parish Life

The ministry team for parish life focuses on ministries for congregational members.

  • Fellowship
  • Congregational Care:  Christian Service, Welcome and Hospitality, Bereavement, Tape Carrying
  • Lutheran Men (LM)
  • Lutheran Women (LW)
  • St. Jacob’s Youth (SJY)
  • Up and Going


Support of Ministries Teams

The support of ministry teams utilize ministries that support the ministry at St. Jacob’s.

  • Finance
  • Property – including bus, kitchen, cemetery and all property
  • Communications – works with the church secretary to keep records straight and assist in the development of policies and procedures
  • Stewardship


Staff Support Ministry

The staff support ministries work with the pastor and staff of St. Jacob’s.

  • Staff Support – works in coordination with the pastor for evaluation and care of the paid staff
  • Mutual Ministry – supports and evaluates the pastor


Ministry Team for Spiritual Life

The ministry team for spiritual life works to help St. Jacob’s grow in spiritual life and worship.

  • Prayer Teams
  • Altar Guild
  • Worship and Music – includes handbells, all choirs, ushers, props for music events
  • Christian Education – includes VBS, CUC, Confirmation and First Communion class