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One Body Ministry A strategic, local mission partnership involving Chilhowee Baptist Association churches, Associational resources, and visiting mission teams.
What is the vision of One Body Ministry? To combine ministry resources in a local mission strategy that encourages a spiritual renewal among believers and a spiritual awakening among the unsaved of Blount County.
What does the Chilhowee Baptist Association provide in One Body Ministry?
a week-long (Sunday to Friday) ministry plan
visiting mission team volunteers to partner with your church
home repair materials for most jobs
availability of block party equipment
Camp Tipton staff dedicated to your church
profession of faith follow up information
an opportunity for each member of your church to serve
opportunities to connect with other churches as one body of believers in service and worship
What does our church provide during One Body Ministry ?
Church volunteer coordinator
Home repair ministry escort
Day camp greeter
Weekend resort missions escort
Block party coordinator
Home repair project leader
Home repair project runner
Block party helper
Meals and snacks helpers
Camp Counselor (staff or volunteer)
Day camp crafts leader
Follow up to professions-of-faith
One Body Ministry Wednesday evening fellowship meal with One Body Ministry One Body Ministry mission team
When is training provided?
February at Camp Tipton:Dates TBA to meet the needs of those of you who invite us to partner with you.
March and April at Camp Tipton: One Body Ministry Meet your One Ministry Partner’s Mission Team Leaders during Mission Team Leader Orientation. Take this opportunity to get acquainted, review ministry plan details, visit ministry sites, share a meal at Camp Tipton, and unite in worship and prayer.
Church volunteer coordinator: Serve as point-of-contact with Project partners; introduce Project opportunities to your church and coordinate volunteer participation
Home repair ministry escort: Accompany CBA HRM (local) Appraisal Team as a greeter for your church during pre-project assessments and project week, lead your church in ministry follow-up
Day camp greeter: Greet and get acquainted with parents who pick up their children at conclusion of day camp from 4:15 - 5:15pm, Monday – Friday; utilize opportunity to connect church with camper families
Weekend evangelism team escort: Accompany teams serving in resort hospitality projects; use digital camera and free water to interact with tourists at hospitality sites on Dragon and at trail heads
VBS/BYBC coordinator: Serve as local church point-of-contact for VBS/BYBC events involving One Body
Block party coordinator: Serve as local church point-of-contact for block party events
Home repair project leader: Work with CBA HRM Coordinator (Kelvin Kuwik) to lead/facilitate a HRM team in the completion of their project
Home repair project runner: Use your truck to pick up and deliver materials to job site prior to and during completion of two or three projects
Bus driver: Utilize school bus driver certification to drive a camp bus during one or more weeks of camp
Bus chaperone: Provide support to camp staff/volunteers chaperoning children riding camp bus to/from day camps
Block party helper: Serve as support person to team leading block party (equipment set-up and take-down, neighborhood announcements, cook-out, games helper)
Meals and snacks helpers: Assist with mission team meals (breakfast & dinner), serve as runner to pick up day camper lunches at Mary Blount Elementary, prepare & distribute afternoon snack during day campers, prepare and deliver snacks to home repair mission teams
Day camp crafts leader: Work with day camp staff/volunteers to facilitate crafts during day camps; share your testimony as you interact with children during craft time
Camp Counselor(funded or volunteer):
Summer Camp Counselor: A limited number of summer-long camp counselor positions are available. Applicants must have completed junior year of high school, 2.0 GPA, and endorsement of your pastor/youth minister. Funded-positions require a ten week commitment. Volunteer positions will be considered for 2 – 4 weeks.
Counselor-in-Training: Must be 13 or older, be recommended by your pastor/youth minister, and be willing to serve in a variety of support roles to camp counselors, kitchen workers, and custodial crew. Camp Tipton will employ up to three Counselors-in-Training in 2011. These introductory positions enable students to experience camp ministry, develop spiritual gifts and job skills, and establish a relationship with Camp Tipton placing them on a “short list” of future camp counselors.