Newton Praise Band

Ministry Teams

The various Ministry Teams work with the Deacons of; Care Ministry, Christian Education Ministry,Operations Ministry, and Worship Ministry.  

 Christian Education Team -  The Christian Education Team working in conjunction with the Youth Pastor and Director of Children's Ministries, is responsible for developing and overseeing programming for child, youth, and adult education.

 Flower Team - "So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth.” (1 Corinthians 3:7)  The Flower Team helps exhibit the Glory of God through His beautiful creation of flowers.

 Hospitality - Hosting coffee hours, coordinating food needs for memorial services and other special events, as well as communicating with the flock through greeting cards & providing meals to shut ins are just a few of the  ways the Hospitality Team draws us together as a family.

 Missions Team -  Our goal is to build relationships with people and organizations, to work together in shared effort, and to proclaim Christ’s love to God’s people locally, nationally and internationally. 

 Music Teams - Our music ministry coordinates a very active music program.  We have a blended contemporary service on Saturday in Newton with the Newton Praise Band.  On Sunday mornings we present a contemporary service with the Kingston Praise Band, and a traditional service with our Church Choir.  We are always looking for enthusiastic Christian musicians and vocalists.  Don't be shy, come "make a joyful noise" with any of our groups.  We'd love to have you join us. 

 Pastoral Care - Our Pastoral Care Team is home to those with the gifts of encouragement and mercy.  This  team cares for the physical, emotional and financial needs of those in crisis.  This ministry requires confidentiality above all  else. 

 Spiritual Gifts - People drawn to this ministry have a genuine love for people and zeal to be a "match-maker."  Intercessory prayer, hosting workshops, ministry fairs, leadership training and having a good working knowledge of all ministries offered at First Congregational Church of Kingston.

 Stephen Ministry - Is a program that equips lay persons to provide distinctively Christian one-to-one care to those who are experiencing all kinds of life needs and circumstances, both in our congregation and community.  They are “Christ caring for people through people.”   Please click HERE for more information.

 Trustees Team - The Trustees maintain the church’s  buildings and grounds as well as manage and prepare the overall church finances.

 Worship Support - The Worship Support Team cares for all things related to the worship service.  Their  ministry begins at the front door as they welcome each member and visitor. 

There are always Teams in need of new Volunteers.  Please call the Church Office to find out more.