Service & Outreach

Family

Children's Ministry Volunteers

Our children's ministries offer many opportunities to serve. Whether you can serve all year, or just for a single event, we'd love to find a place where you can use your spiritual gifts to build up the next generation. Check out the Family page for service opportunities; contact Julie Speers if you have questions.

All volunteers who work with minors must undergo a background check and commit to our child protection policy.

Students

Youth Leaders

If you're interested in serving in Countryside's youth ministry, you can get started by completing the Partners 1on1 Discipleship program. After you've completed Partners, you can begin the Youth Leader Application.

All volunteers who work with minors must undergo a background check and commit to our child protection policy.

College Leaders

If you're interested in serving in the Countryside's college ministry, you can get started by completing the Partners 1on1 Discipleship program. After you've completed Partners, contact Brandon Ragsdale for more details about serving in the college ministry.

Care & Support

Barnabas Builders

Barnabas Builders is a benevolence ministry for elder-approved projects to help Countrysiders. The projects typically involve home repair, vehicle repair, or different types of light construction. We desire to demonstrate God’s love and give encouragement by meeting both spiritual and physical needs. Volunteers with various skills and tools are needed.

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Campus Care

Volunteers serve every week to keep our campus clean and beautiful. On Friday mornings, volunteers prepare the Worship Center for our Sunday services. If you have a green thumb or a strong back, you can help maintain the landscaping around our campus.

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CROWN

Each Christmas we seek to express the love of Christ and offer extra encouragement to Countrysiders who have faced significant difficulties in the past year. CROWN (Compassion Reaching Orphans, Widows and Needy) assembles and distributes gift baskets to widows and their families, and to others as designated by the elders. Volunteers are needed to deliver the gift baskets.

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Meals

Baskets of Blessings provides and delivers prepared meals on a short- term basis to Countrysiders whose immediate family members are ill, hospitalized or home recovering from surgery. To provide or receive meals, contact: BasketsOfBlessings@countrysidebible.org

Meals for Moms coordinates meals for Countryside families with new children. To provide or receive meals, contact: MealsForMoms@countrysidebible.org

Comfort Care provides a meal for Countrysiders who have a death in the immediate family. To provide meals contact: ComfortCare@countrysidebible.org

Mothers of Prodigals Praying

Mothers, are you burdened for your adult children either not walking with Christ or not in Christ? Join with us once a month for prayer, encouragement, hope, and to uphold each other and our children. We meet for a confidential prayer time (not a social gathering) on the first Saturday of each month from 9:00 am - 11:00 am in room N2.

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PrayerSHOP

PrayerSHOP is a women’s prayer group devoted to intercession for the CBC leadership. We meet in the Chapel on the 3rd Sunday of the month from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm.

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Shut-In Ministry

This ministry provides care and fellowship to those who have a desire to to worship with us but are unable to do so. We want to extend our love to those who are in need and to help them realize, through regular visits, that they are in our thoughts, prayers, and concerns.

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Missions

Missions

We take an active role in carrying out Jesus’ Great Commission to take the gospel throughout the world. You can participate in a number of ways, including the prayer teams for our missionaries and short-term mission trips.

Music & Media

AV Ministry

The AV Ministry contributes to Countryside’s ministry of the gospel through live audio and video production of our worship services. This benefits our local congregation, and those who worship with us remotely via our live video stream. We have a wide array of service opportunities, and provide training to help volunteers develop and refine their skills.

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Music Ministry

Countryside’s adult choir and orchestra assist in leading worship during our morning worship services, special services, and concerts. It is our desire to provide weekly serving opportunities for those especially gifted musically.

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Transcription Ministry

As a support ministry for The Word Unleashed®, which features Tom Pennington's pulpit ministry, this group of volunteers transcribes sermons and helps prepare the transcripts for posting online. The skills required are attention to detail, typing, and basic language arts: grammar, spelling and punctuation.

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Local Outreach

GRACE Community Clinic

Medical professionals and translators from Countryside volunteer at the GRACE Community Clinic in Grapevine, providing primary care to those in need. We staff the clinic the third Thursday night each month from about 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm. Spanish translators are particularly needed, as well as licensed medical professionals (doctors, nurses, pharmacists) and office staff for patient check-in and check-out.

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International Friends at Countryside

IFC provides ESL classes at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels, as well as citizenship, writing, and pronunciation classes. An elective Bible class is also offered. We meet in the Children’s Building on Thursday mornings during the school year. Volunteers can help with teaching, childcare, administration, and food prep. Teachers do not need to speak a foreign language, and teacher training is available.

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KiDs Beach Club

This after-school program for elementary-age children provides a safe, fun, high-energy environment for kids to learn about the gospel. We have a club on Monday afternoons at Beck Elementary in Trophy Club.

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Sports

Sports

We facilitate a variety of opportunities for Countrysiders to participate in sports with each other as well as in city-run church leagues. Throughout the year men participate in basketball, flag football, and softball. Co-ed volleyball (both league and pick-up play) is also available for men, women and youth.

Sunday

Bookstore

The Countryside bookstore provides biblically sound resources to the congregation. The bookstore sells a variety of spiritual growth books, workbooks and Bibles, as well as commentaries and other reference works. There is also a selection of music and children’s resources. The bookstore is open Sundays before and after services, and also can be accessed through the church office during normal church office hours (Tue-Fri, 9-5). Gift cards are available.

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Greeters

Each Sunday, greeters warmly welcome people outside the Worship Center doors, and give directions and assistance as needed.

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Ministry Center

The Ministry Center is located in the Worship Center Lobby as a resource for those who attend Countryside, and for visitors. The Ministry Center provides information about how to participate and serve in the many ministries of Countryside Bible Church.

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Parking Lot Ministry

The Parking Lot Ministry exists to serve our church family and our guests as they move through the parking areas. Volunteers direct traffic, welcome visitors, give directions and assist as needed.

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Ushers

Ushers make sure that people move easily in and out of the Worship Center. Ushers welcome people as they enter the Worship Center, distribute bulletins, and help seat those who are having difficulty finding a place, along with other logistical responsibilities.

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Valet Parking

On Sunday mornings we provide a free valet parking service - no tips, please - for those with mobility restrictions (permit required). Volunteers greet participants at the carport, accompany them inside, and seat them in the Worship Center.

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To apply for a permit, click here.

Welcome Center

The Welcome Center is located in the Worship Center Lobby as a resource for visitors. Volunteers provide general information about Countryside and help visitors find nursery, children’s, and adult classes. First-time guests are given a Bible as a gift, along with information about the church.

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