Serve with Awaken
This is where the adventure begins . . .
"For you are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do." Ephesians 2:10 NLT
There are many ways to serve at Awaken based on how God has equipped you. See the list of options below and submit a request to be contacted by the team leader or you can call or send a text at your convenience.
Worship Team - Would you enjoy being a vocalist or instrumentalist or would you like to begin developing in this area? Team Leader: Krista Harms, 469-323-2724.
Teaching Team - Are you interested in teaching, inspiring, and encouraging others? Do you have a particular interest like: apologetics, theology, healing, history, biology, astronomy? Team Leader: Levi Smith, 907-748-4197.
Hosting Team - Do you have a firm handshake and a willing smile to help us greet old friends and first time guests as they come to our worship services? Can you help people find a seat? Team Leader: Levi Smith, 907-748-4197.
Nursery Team - Can you sit on the floor and read children's books? Can you tell a story or lead a craft? Do you still enjoy building giant towers with blocks? Do you find coloring with kids to be relaxing? This team serves kids from infant up to Kindergarten. Team Leader: Lacey Ryan 907-301-9876.
Orange Team - Desire to invest in the lives of elementary age kids? Can you tell a story or lead a game or activity? Do you simply want to help parents sign their children in? Join us as we raise up the next generation. You will have the option of working with elementary kids from K-2nd grade or 3rd-6th grade - just let us know your preference. Team Leader: Nichole Rosenthal, 907-331-7346.
Middle School Team - Are you willing to help us get something new started at Awaken? We currently partner with Young Life to reach our High School students, but we have several middle school students we'd love to minister to and disciple. Can you play crazy games, participate in food-eating challenges? Are you willing to share your lives with these kids and invest in their lives as you listen to their fears, passions, and questions? Team Leader: Levi Smith, 907-748-4197.
Tech Team - We have all sorts of fun toys to play with. Sound boards, light boards, presentation software, and laser lights! Would you like to help us create the best environment for worship? Do you like to make/edit movies? Do you have a drone with a camera or do you want to use one? Team Leader: Krista Harms, 469-323-2724.
Facilities Team - Are you highly skilled in a building trade or do you just have a willing spirit? Either way, we would love your help. The facilities team handles all kinds of projects from changing out light bulbs to building additions for more space. Team Leader: Tyler Loken 907-830-5469.
Community Life Team - Would you like to lead or host a discipleship group? Do you have a desire to mentor others? Would you like thinking strategically about how to move others from point A to point B in their spiritual lives? Do you simply enjoy having people over for a party? Team Leader: Levi Smith, 907-748-4197.
Outreach Events Team - Are you interested in helping plan some of our major events like our world famous Easter Egg Hunt, Trunk-or-Treat, or VBS? How do you feel about hosting a family movie/game night at our very own theater? Team Leader: Levi Smith 907-748-4197.
Impact Teams - We partner with the Community Pregnancy Center, Fairview Elementary, Priceless, and Acts 247 church. Please let us know if you have a heart for any of these ministries, so that you can join Awaken in supporting these efforts outside our church. Please contact Pastor Levi, 907-748-4197.
Missions Teams - Do you have a heart for the world beyond Anchorage? Do you want to go to Guatemala or London to share the love of Christ? Is there another location or need that is on your heart to serve? We would love to hear from you! Please contact Pastor Levi, 907-748-4197.
You may also find it helpful to take a "spiritual gifts test". Here is an online version that you might find helpful.
That's just about it. Please fill out the form below and submit if you would like one of these team leaders to contact you. Enjoy!