Using Your Gifts

There are so many ways to get involved at Gloria Dei using your gifts.  Whether it's ongoing service with two or more people working together on a regular basis or plugging into seasonal or periodic ministries, there are many ways to participate.  Find your passion below and contact the team leader by clicking on the photo. You will be blessed!

  • Aid for Friends

    Aid for friends provides free home-cooked meals for the isolated or home-bound of Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware and Chester counties.  In 2016, twenty women from Gloria Dei Church participated in this outreach by cooking casseroles and filling foil dinner trays and 1,294 meals were delivered to Aid for Friends headquarters to be distributed to clients.  The group typically meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month.

  • Altar Guild

    The behind the scene disciples who prepare the table for Holy Communion and keep the altar ready for worship.  

  • Back Pack Project

    Gloria Dei gathers food and necessary items for those living on the street!

    100 backpacks are filled each fall as the weather starts to become more unforgiving.  We take the backpacks to The Welcome Church in Philadelphia along with socks and blankets.

  • Bell Choir and Vocal Choir

    Ring or Sing (or both!) at 11 am during Advent and Lent.  

  • Coffee Shop

    The perky crew that greets us on Sunday mornings with fresh brewed coffee, tea and goodies!

  • Counting Team

    Good with numbers?  Count the offerings and prepare deposits after services on Sunday.

  • Finance Team

    Talk budgets!  Oversee financial and property matters for our church.

  • Food Pantry

    Bring a non-perishable food item when you come to church on Saturday or Sunday!  The pantry is located in Founder's Way entry or place in the yellow shopping cart by the door.

  • June Flea Market

    Happens on the first Saturday in June!  Youth and adult volunteers sort and sell  items, the funds of which support the youth mission trip to various locations throughout the U.S.

  • Mission Team

    A dedicated group tasked with overseeing the many missions at GDC!.  Join us!


    OHATT Beds for Kids delivers beds, bedding and tools that encourage healthy bedtime habits, like books and toothbrushes, directly to the homes of kids in need.  With beds of their own, children can get the quality and sufficient sleep they need to thrive.  Gloria Dei delivers on the last Saturday of each month.  

  • Pillow Case Project

    This crafty group has a goal of making a pillow case to go with every bed delivered by OHATT! Purchasing fabric, gathering to cut the fabric and making kits so that anyone who can sew is invited to take a kit and make a pillowcase. 

  • Prayer Shawl Ministry

    Creators of knitted or crocheted prayer shawls for our friends in need of comfort and prayer. 

  • Praise Band

    Make a joyful noise unto the Lord.  Sing or play with the Praise Band at9 am!

  • Senior Adult Ministry and Lay Ministers  

    Each week a dedicated group goes outside our walls and lead communion services at retirement homes and rehab facilities. There are also lay ministers who visit individual members who are sick or shut in.  

  • Shining Star

    Gloria Dei's Outreach Mission for Christmas.  A $30 donation provides a Christmas meal for a local family.  Help collecting donations, purchasing food, packing meals or delivering meals!  Volunteers sort food, pack meals and make deliveries the weekend before Christmas.

  • Tech Team

    Make the magic happen at the 9 am service!  (You can be in control!)

  • Ushers

    Givers of information, receivers of offerings. 

  • Values through Sports

  • Welcome Team

    The cheerful faces that welcome everyone to worship on Sundays!

  • Youth Mission rip