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Volunteer Opportunities

School Partnership Teams

COS has been privileged to partner with two (and now three) local schools within the Francis Howell School District through our Operation Backpack program.  This program provides a backpack of food for kids who might not otherwise have something to eat throughout the...

COS Leadership Opportunities | Response Needed by October 14

COS is seeking to add new persons to two of our Leadership Teams.  First, the Executive Council, which serves as the Board of Directors for COS, and second, a Lay Leader Team which will serve as a focus group to help discern how God is moving in our church,  examine...

Lay Servant Informational Meeting | Tuesday, September 11, 7pm

Did you know COS worships each week at four locations?  In addition to our main campus, Community Worship Leaders share worship services at the Fairwinds and Brookdale senior living communities as well as The Villages of St. Peters Memory Care Unit.  Between 40-70...

Lay Servant Training | Saturday, October 6, 9 am – 3 pm

Did you know COS worships each week at four locations?  In addition to our main campus, Community Worship Leaders share worship services at the Fairwinds and Brookdale senior living communities as well as The Villages of St. Peters Memory Care Unit.  Between 40-70...

September Collections

September Collections When you’re out doing your grocery shopping this week, make sure to pick up a few extra items to support the OASIS Food Pantry and Family Friends Mission! Each month, Church of the Shepherd collects different personal care and food items to help...

Salvation Army Volunteers | Monthly on Wednesdays

If you have a heart to help and would like to serve those in need in St. Charles County, we are currently looking for individuals to help with serving meals at the Salvation Army.  We have several teams that work from 10:00a-1:00p on Wednesdays on a rotating basis....

Early Response Team Training | Saturday, September 15, 9 am – 4 pm

Does your heart often lead you to ask yourself “what can I do?” in the aftermath of of a catastrophic event?  Come learn how United Methodists are involved during a disaster, how we get prepared for a disaster, and what we can do when a disaster strikes. Early...

August Collections

August Collections When you’re out doing your grocery shopping this week, make sure to pick up a few extra items to support the OASIS Food Pantry and Family Friends Mission! Each month, Church of the Shepherd collects different personal care and food items to help...

July Collections

When you're out doing your grocery shopping this week, make sure to pick up a few extra items to support the OASIS Food Pantry and Family Friends Mission! Each month, Church of the Shepherd collects different personal care and food items to help fill the food pantry...

School Supply Drive | June 30 – July 31

This July, COS is partnering with Epworth Children and Family Services to help students in the St. Louis community start a new school year off on the right foot. Between June 30 and July 31, we have the opportunity to help provide much-needed school supplies for...

Neighbor Helping Neighbor | Service Coordinator Training

We’re excited to continue our partnership with NHN to provide supportive care to families in the Francis Howell School District! Training will be offered for those interested in becoming volunteer service coordinators on Sunday, June 24, at Calvary Church (3998 Mid...

Hand Towel Collection Benefiting Festival of Sharing

Church of the Shepherd is excited to partner with other United Methodist Churches and Festival of Sharing to provide health and hygiene kits for those in need in the state of Missouri. This year, our district is being asked to collect hand towels that will be used to...

Fish Fry Desserts

What’s a Fish Fry without delicious desserts? If you’d like to contribute a baked good or purchased dessert for one of our Friday Fish Fries, you can drop your dessert off at the church on Thursdays or Fridays. Please label your dessert “Fish Fry.” Fish Fry Fridays...

Souper Bowl of Caring

Help tackle hunger in our community by supporting the Souper Bowl of Caring! During the month of February, COS Student Ministries will be collecting items to support the OASIS Food Pantry in St. Charles. And what would the Souper Bowl be without some friendly...

Fish Fry Volunteers

It’s an exciting time of year at Church of the Shepherd, because Fish Fry Fridays are right around the corner! That’s right, we’re getting ready to serve up some food, faith, and fun on Friday nights, February 16 - March 23. But these Friday nights are about more than...

Office Volunteers Needed

Church of the Shepherd has a great group of volunteers who help the day-to-day operations of our office run more smoothly. If you are interested in helping to answer phones, work with computer programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel, make copies, and assist with...

Community Worship Leaders

We have an exciting opportunity to spread the hope of Christ beyond our church walls! Church of the Shepherd has partnered with several area retirement homes and care facilities to provide a worship experience for the residents on Sunday afternoons. These residents...

Christmas Decorating | Sunday, November 11, at 12 pm

In a few weeks, we’ll be singing, “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!” Come deck the halls of Church of the Shepherd as we prepare for the holiday season! We’ll be decorating the Sanctuary and the lobby on Sunday, November 11, at noon. A light lunch will be...

Nursing Home Game Day Volunteers

Would you like to serve the community by playing board games and cards? We know what you might be thinking - “How can I serve the community by playing a game? Where’s the work?” Well, at Church of the Shepherd we believe that serving is about more than just the work...

Worship Without Walls | September 30 & October 1

We do it every week. We show up to church for an hour, sing the songs, say the prayers, listen to the pastor speak, and then we go on with our lives. But what if worship was more than just showing up at church? What if we made it a lifestyle? When we gather on...

Worship After Party | Sunday, July 30, at 12 pm

Get ready to party, COS!  After our Worship Arts Camp kids lead us in worship during the 10:45 am service on July 30, we’re heading outside for some food and fun! Everyone is invited to join us for lunch, activities, and adventure games outdoors. We’ll be celebrating...

One Day of Service | Saturday, April 22, at 9 am

If you’ve always been curious about serving with Church of the Shepherd, we have a great opportunity for you to get a taste of what it’s all about! Join us for our One Day of Service on Saturday, April 22, beginning at 9 am! We’ll be working on various projects at the...

Worship Arts Camp | Volunteers

We're looking for volunteers to help kids have a fun and meaningful experience at Worship Arts Camp this summer. Our volunteers help welcome guests, prepare and serve dinner, lead games and art projects, teach songs, and provide friendship to new and returning...

Volunteer at the Friday Fish Fries!

Would you like to serve up some food, faith, and fun? We’re looking for volunteers to help at the Friday Fish Fries, March 3 - April 7! Our volunteers do more than just cook, serve, and clean up. They also play a big role in helping us welcome the community through...

Youth Mission Trips | Sign Up Now!

Youth, get ready for a memorable and meaningful summer as you become the hands and feet of Jesus during our mission trips! Many of our youth say that the summer mission trips are when they feel God working through them the most. This year, high school students...

Caring Meals Ministry | Frozen Meal Program

Do you know someone who is recovering from surgery or is unable to prepare a meal for themselves for other reasons? The Caring Meals Ministry is providing frozen meals in the Church of the Shepherd kitchen for you to take to those who could use some help getting...

Hospitality Team Training

Do you remember the first time you visited Church of the Shepherd? You can help make our guests’ first visit with us just as memorable by joining the Hospitality Team! Welcome our guests, help them find a seat, and provide directions to Guest Services, Soul Street,...