Post Office Box 130
Bat Cave, N.C. 28710
The Right Rev. José
Bishop Diocese of Western N.C.
Outreach and Service
We welcome newcomers to our Church Family. There are many
opportunities for outreach and service in our Parish. If you are
interested in becoming more involved, please speak to a member of
Fr. Wes, a
member of our Vestry,
or the contact person named (click on the blue names for email) . Our needs for volunteers change as we continue to
grow and add programs, so please ask. The list that follows may
not include everything!
Children's Sunday School and a Nursery are offered during the 10
a.m. service on Sunday. For more information, visit the
Sunday School/Nursery page.
To volunteer, please contact
or talk to
Barbara Mauldin or
Bare Necessities Group
This group meets on the first Wednesday of each month from 4-7 p.m. to make diaper kits and
feminine hygiene kits to
be sent to communities around the world and
at home. For more information on their ministry,
click here or contact
Laura Shields or
Meets every Monday at 9 a.m. to cut, split and deliver firewood to people in need.
For more information, contact
Each Sunday at 4:30, we host a dinner in the Parish Hall for
anyone who would like to come. This dinner is free of charge
and is simply an outreach to the community for fellowship and food.
We need volunteers to prepare
food, set up and help clean up, and to host the dinners.
Contact Mary Ann Ransom.
M & M (Mature and
M & M meets on the Third Wednesday of the month for games
and other activities. This is a great opportunity to get to
know each other and to have a little fun. Bring a guest and enjoy
If you have ideas for activities or you would like to serve on the
organizing committee, contact
Cleaning the Church
Volunteers keep our Church building and Parish Hall
looking great. Some tasks are weekly: vacuuming,
cleaning restrooms and keeping the Parish Hall floors swept.
Others are periodic: polishing the pews, getting into those pesky
corners under the pews, cleaning windows, and other deep cleaning
jobs. If you are able to help with any of these tasks,
contact our Jr. Warden,
|Episcopal Church Women:
All women of the Church are already members of this group. We meet
on the second Tuesday of the month. We support outreach
ministries and maintain the church gardens.
||Talk to Carlann Scherping or the Church Secretary, Harriet
Taylors about our TCW (Transfiguration Church Women).
|Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach:
Donations are always needed and so are volunteers.
||Drop by the store or contact Hope Wittmer for more information.
|Join the Choir: You
don't have to be a great singer, just willing to share your voice as
we celebrate our love for Christ.
||Choir Practice is at 9:15 on Sunday
Just show up for practice or for more info contact JoAnne
|Altar Guild: Fr.
Wes will train you on setting up the altar. This is done prior
to each service. You work in teams and rotate weeks.
||For more information, contact Fr. Wes.
|Lector: We divide the readings between two people for the 10:00 service.
||For more information, contact Fr. Wes
|Acolytes and Chalice Bearers: There
will be a training for our young people on being an acolyte when
there is an interest. Adult acolytes are also Chalice Bearers.
||Please contact Fr. Wes if you are interested in serving in this
|Serve on a Committee:
We are always planning dinners or events, and we welcome all the
help we can get.
||Talk to any member of the Vestry to find out where you might be
able to help out.
|The Flowering Bridge:
If you haven't visited the Flowering Bridge, don't miss the chance.
You will see why volunteers are always needed for watering and
planting and tending the beautiful plants.
||Contact Church Member Saundra Nelson or visit the website for
more information on donations and volunteering.
Where are you being
called to serve?