At San Dieguito United Methodist Church we have many opportunities to serve and we invite you to participate where you feel called.  To volunteer, please contact

Serve At the Church:

Acolyte.  Students grades 4th – 12th, light and extinguish the altar candles during each service.  Acolytes may serve once a month for special services.

Bell Tower Ringer.  Families or individuals call the church to worship with the ringing of the Memorial Bell.

C.A.R.E. Team.  Provide visitation, transportation, meals and support services to shut-ins, hospitalized, etc. For more information click Care

Communion Server.  Assists ministers with the serving of the bread and cup.

Communion Server to Homebound.  Deliver communion to shut-ins via transportable basket following Sunday Communion, first Sunday of the month.

Communion Steward.  Prepares bread and grape juice for Holy Communion.  Includes setting the communion table for one or both of the Sunday services and cleaning up after worship.

Coffee Hour Preparation.  Prepares coffee and other refreshments.

Flower Arranger.  Coordinates flowers donated for the chancel. 

Greeter.  Welcomes worshipers as they arrive for Sunday services.

Library Organization.  Volunteers are needed  to organize our church library (Sort books, add newly donated books to make available for check-out.

Office Volunteer.  Opportunities abound to help out in the office, including newsletter and bulletin assembly, answering phones and more.

Prayer Chain.  Receive prayer requests as they are made through the church office and passes on the request to the next person on the chain.

Sanctuary Literature Organizer.  Check and restock pew pocket materials.

Scripture Reader.  Read one of the scriptures at either of the services.  Designated scriptures are sent to the reader the week before.

Sunday School Teacher.  An opportunity to work with children Pre-K – 5th grade teaching from the “Rock Solid” Curriculum.

Sunday Morning Receptionist.   Monitors the church office on Sunday mornings, answering telephones, distributing material, and directing inquiries as appropriate.

Usher.  Distributes bulletins to the worshipers, assists those who have special needs, and receives the offering.  An usher can serve one Sunday or more a month, at one or both services.


Serve our Local Community:  We invite you to follow the links to view our Community Outreach Opportunities.

Light Your World Day of Service

Local Outreach

Volunteer Opportunities in Our Local Community

Serve our Worldwide Community – We invite you to follow the link to view our Worldwide Mission Projects.

Worldwide Outreach 

Serve on a Committee – Joining a church committee not only gives you an opportunity to serve within the church but an opportunity to work alongside other members.

Outreach and Welcome


C.A.R.E. (Congregational Assistance Resources Encouragement)

Missions and Social Action  (Local and Worldwide Outreach)


To express an interest in any of  these areas of service, or for more information, please contact the church office at 760-753-6582 or e-mail and the appropriate leader will respond accordingly.