We encourage all members of Oakwood to find a place to serve. We ask that you join us and "Do Something" to further the kingdom of heaven. Below is a list of ministries seeking volunteers. If you are interested in starting a ministry, please contact .

Bereavement Assistant


In the event of a death in the church family, this ministry helps meet the needs of the grieving family by providing a meal following a funeral service. Team members call on the church members to provide different vegetables, salads and desserts to accompany meat and bread provided by the church. The team is responsible for having the meal ready in the Student Worship Center and to provide the cleanup after. For more information contact Debbie Sorensen at

Children’s Ministry


Love and disciple grade school age children. For Sunday mornings contact Patrick at . For Sunday night and Wednesday night contact Pastor Jody at




Sing in the Sunday morning choir. Rehearsal is Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm in the choir room. (The choir is off the month of July) No audition required. The Worship Choir sings during the morning services as well as seasonal events such as the Oakwood Christmas Celebration. Contact Daniel Jennings for more information at




One of the most important jobs on Sunday morning.  Be a part of the team that prepares coffee for our worshiping congregation. For more information please contact Della Stevens


Hearts of Caring Ministry


The Hearts of Caring Ministry ministers in senior care facilities. We engage the seniors to show the love of Jesus, by loving and honoring the residents, with intentional interaction through various activities. We help them find commonality with each other, to promote socialization and combat loneliness. For more information on this ministry please contact Sharon Holman at 


Hospitality Ministry


Greet, welcome, and provide requested information and direction to guests and people of Oakwood prior to each service. Serve at whatever Sunday you would like for 15 minutes before and 15 minutes after the service begins. For more information contact  Della Stevens 


Kids Club


Partner with New Braunfels Christian Ministries to multiply possibilities in the lives of local elementary students by listening to kids read, serving food, or helping with homework.  For more information visit


Library Ministry


The Oakwood library provides various kinds of materials that strengthen the spiritual development, enrich the lives of church members, and enhance the teaching ministry of the church. For more information contact Pastor Dale at


Lord’s Supper


Help with set up of the Lord’s Supper on Saturday morning and refills on Sunday between services. Assist in cleanup after church. For more information contact Debbie Sorensen at


MARK 9 - Special Needs


Children of all ages with special needs are invited to attend Bible Study. A buddy will accompany each child to their regular class or to our special needs room, depending on his/her needs. They will feel loved and safe while learning about their Savior. If you are interested in participating in this ministry, please contact Katie Powers at


Mission New Braunfels
Prayer Ministry


The Intercessory Prayer Ministry provides one of our most vital support ministries and is staffed by volunteer Prayer Warriors. Our members commit to one hour each week to pray for the needs of others using the prayer room or online system. Prayer grams are sent to those who request a note. All requests are entered into the secure system, are confidential and are routinely updated. For more information contact Mary Ford at 210-273-8571.


Preschool Ministry


We dedicate ourselves to leading children to look toward Jesus and His teachings. Opportunities to serve are: Sunday AM & PM Bible Study Teacher or Assistant, Sunday AM Information Counter Worker, Monday BLEND (Women’s Ministry) Worker, Wednesday PM Bible Study Teacher or Assistant, Parents Night Out, Heart of Hope. Contact Paula Means at if you are interested.


Re|engage Group Facilitator
Sewing Ministry


Oakwood Sewing Ministry comes together every Tuesday night from 5:30-7:30pm. We meet in room 104 of the Adult Education Building. Our ministry is to make baby quilts for Options for Life and we also make Prayer Quilts to provide to those with long term illnesses. Proverbs 31:13, “She seeks wool & flax, and WORKS with willing hands.” If you are interested in being a part of the Oakwood Sewing Ministry please contact Betty McRight at 


Technical Arts Team


This is the behind the scenes aspect of the worship ministry. Technical Arts is responsible for Sound, Camera, Lights, and the Computer Action of the service. For more information contact Jeffrey Owen at


TLC – Tender Loving Care


TLC is a ministry that exists to spread some tender loving care to the elderly in our community. We visit nursing homes and shut-ins and have periodic luncheons and Bible studies at the church. For more information contact Pastor Steve Peace at




Oakwood has only one opportunity to make a good impression for our first time guests. The usher ministry is a vital link in establishing a great first impression. The primary responsibility is to make the worship experience enjoyable for our guests. Pass out worship guides with a smile and a handshake and help collect the morning offering. For more information contact Della Stevens


Volunteers in Medicine


Partner with New Braunfels Christian Ministries to multiply possibilities for local uninsured residents by leveraging your medical, dental, or administrative skills.  For more information visit


Wednesday Night Meals


To help in the preparation, serving or cleanup for Wednesday night suppers. This can include a full day in the kitchen helping prepare and cook or after supper cleanup. For more information contact Roxi at


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