Volunteer Opportunities

We believe one’s faith is to be lived out.  Faith is an action.  Therefore, we want to offer people opportunities where they can volunteer to serve.  We hope you can find a place that fits your gifts.  

Congregational Care Team

The Congregational Care Team is a group of trained individuals who make calls to members and friends who cannot come to church events due to illness, mobility, or other life situations.  This includes hospital stays, prayers before surgery or other medical procedures, or someone to simply be a listening ear. Warren First wants to keep … Continue reading Congregational Care Team


OPPORTUNITIES FOR MUSICAL PRAISE The Bible encourages us to “Sing unto the Lord with the harp, with the harp and the sound of melody, with trumpets and sound of the horn; make a joyful noise before the Lord, the King”.                                … Continue reading Music

Stephen Ministries

Warren First is honored to be one of 12,000 congregation in the United States involving 160 different denominations, who have a group of caregivers known as Stephen Ministers. Stephen Ministers have received 50 hours of care-giving training to minister to people experiencing a crisis, facing a challenge, or simply going through a tough time. A … Continue reading Stephen Ministries

Prayer Shawls

Prayer shawls are a ministry of presence–the presence of prayers and love and warmth. Wrapping yourself in the prayers of the crafters and the prayers of this faith community is like having God’s arms wrapped around you just when you need a hug or encouragement. Sharing these blessings is the ministry of faithful knitters and … Continue reading Prayer Shawls

Prayer Ministry

Prayer, the first response and the greatest power! The prayer team meets faithfully every Wednesday at 10:15 a.m. to pray over and lift up the concerns and celebrations received from those shared in worship on Sunday mornings and through our Email Prayer Chain and this website. You may join the Prayer Team for a time … Continue reading Prayer Ministry

Helping Hands

Helping Hands is a short-term meal ministry for those returning home from a hospital stay or struggling with demands during very stressful times.  Home-cooked meals are delivered to those requesting support by individual volunteers.  Contact the church office or the pastor to make a request or to learn more about providing meals.  


The people at First UMC of Warren want to treat each and every visitor as a guest in our home.  That is the role of the Hospitality Team.  From greeting at the door and ushering during the service to serving refreshments at coffee hour and everything in between, we know that hospitality is essential.  We … Continue reading Hospitality

MCREST (Macomb County Rotating Emergency Shelter Team)

MCREST  Every year, we host the Macomb County Rotating Emergency Shelter.  This is an amazing ministry that requires the joined efforts of the entire ministry.   For further information please contact the church office at (586) 264-4701.