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Embark Church is growing and has several key ministry opportunities!  Serving in one of these positions is an opportunity to help grow and further Embark’s ministry to the congregation as well as the community.  Please prayerfully consider if this is right for you.


Team Member Needed

Make a difference in the life of our church by being a part of the admin team. We are specifically looking for a media coordinator. Click the image to read the job description.

If you are interested in serving as media coordinator, please call Rachel Carter at 803-813-0010 or email her at rachelcarter@embark-church.org.



Volunteer Teams – Sunday Morning

(Click any of the images to sign up for a team.)

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Set up various equipment (pipe and drape, chairs, etc) that transforms the YMCA into a “church” environment. This involves loading and unloading the 40’ storage container located at the back of the YMCA.

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Creates a welcoming and hospitable environment for visitors. This involves making and setting up the coffee bar, welcome center, giving table, other “interaction” tables and more.

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Sets up TVs, AV equipment and runs the AV / song lyrics during worship.

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Sets up exterior flags/signs that facilitate visitor first impressions and makes us easy to locate.

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Interacts, teaches and manages the children ages 0-10 on Sunday morning while providing a clean, safe and secure environment for our children.

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Works closely with the pastor in helping administer and/or creative speak into the worship service. Team partners serve as needed.

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Manages the vital background tasks necessary in conducting Next Steps. This includes managing the environment, helping with lunch, ensuring participants have workbooks and interacting with those attending.

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Prays for the worship service, people who will attend, and visitors of the Sunday morning worship service. They also pray with people/for people during the response time in our worship service.


Volunteer Teams – Weekly

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Brings people into the presence of God during our worship service using their musical talent. Please note, an audition is required.

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Organizes, administers, connects with and disciples our youth from 6th-12th grade.

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Assists with the vital background organization and administration necessary that keeps Embark functioning. This requires an ability to work with technology and understanding systems and processes.

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Visits, calls, listens and encourages those who are going through a difficult season of life. This involves visiting, writing notes, tracking who needs help, etc for the church.

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Plans, coordinates and implements the various congregational events.

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If you have a particular gift, skill or passion that you would like to use, we want to hear about it! Turning your gift, skill or passion into an opportunity to make a difference is the goal!


Serving connects you with others, the church and God.

One of the mantra’s you will hear around Embark is that the church is “not a building.  It’s just people.”  This is true.  Attending a Sunday morning service in a particular building is not church.  Instead, Church consists of people intertwined, connected and dependent on each other in such a way that they become a “people.”  This community of people establishes their own unique culture, value system and love for one another.  Only when this is understood can church really be what it is supposed to be – a verb that we do and be, not a noun associated with simple attendance.  Serving begins the process of being knit into this “people.”

Serving gives life.

God has provided you with a set of gifts and skills that are unique to you.  Using them for His purpose and glory brings a level of connection, freedom and purpose.  At Embark, we help YOU discover your unique gifts and skills in Next Steps and “plug you in” to a service area.  When your gifts and skills are employed in a meaningful way, serving is life-giving rather than life-draining.  It provides you energy and you become, NOT PART of the church, but THE CHURCH.

Serving keeps Embark in action.

Not only does serving provide life, it is critical for furthering Embark.  YOU and YOUR SERVICE keep Embark going.  We are a “church plant” or startup church.  This means we are smaller, more flexible and constantly changing.  It means we don’t have the staff we need.  It means Embark needs YOU.  Currently we setup and meet in the Orangeburg YMCA every Sunday morning.  It takes one team of over 25 people to setup curtains, setup chairs, prepare for visitors, run the children’s ministry, brew the coffee and sing songs.  Using a rotation of 3 teams, we meet and transform the YMCA every Sunday morning.  You serving makes Embark happen.

Related links

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Click here to learn more about our small groups.

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Click here to learn more about what to expect on Sunday mornings.

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Embark Church Welcomes You to serve your community! If you live in Bamberg, Bowman, Branchville, Cameron, Cope, Cordova, North, Orangeburg, Saint Matthews, Swansea, Rowesville and Swansea we invite you to come and join us!