Serve Teams

Serving at Sherwood Oaks

We have a variety of places to serve at Sherwood Oaks. We want everyone to find a place to serve. Here is a snapshot of where you may find your place to serve. Each description is brief with a contact person to help you connect in that area. 


Our Bedford Campus has a variety of opportunities to connect with serving. They are currently working with the Men's Warming Shelter (contact: Tena Kern - 812.277.5816) and the Hoosier Hills Mobile Food Pantry (contact: Sandy Sherril - 812.797.2988). Additionally, our Bedford Campus has an upcoming community Thanksgiving event (contact: Tim Thompson ). 

Care Ministries

Care Ministries comes alongside those in our congregation who may need some additional support. Currently, they have opportunities in their Connect Care ministry, volunteers who check in on those who might be lonely or feel isolated, and in their hospital or nursery home visitation ministries. For more information, contact Nancy Barrow:


If you like cameras, taking pictures or videos, our Communications Ministry has a place for you. Currently, our communications has opportunities in both photography teams (capturing still images on Sundays or special events) and videography teams (capturing video footage on Sundays or special events). For more information, contact Jim Clark:

First Impressions

Our First Impressions Team is exactly that: the first people you see when arriving at Sherwood Oaks. We have opportunities from our Parking Lot Greeter Team, to our Door Greeter Team to our Welcome Area Team. If you like smile, meet people and welcome them to one of our campuses, contact Allen Burris:


Are you comfortable with computers and like to push buttons, our I.T. Ministry has opportunities for you. Each Sunday morning, all of the computers around our building need to be booted up and prepared for a day of ministry. If this sounds like something you'd like to explore, contact Joshua Wappes:

Iglesia Hispana

Do you speak Spanish or would you like to learn and use this knowledge to serve? There are opportunities to serve within our Iglesia Hispana Ministry. There are English speaker classes for Iglesia Hispana and the Bloomington community, Centro Communal Latino, Latino Community Outreach and more. For more information, contact Norma Landgraff:

Local Outreach

We have many local ministry partners here in Bloomington/Monroe County and Bedford/Lawrence County. We have opportunities with Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Boys & Girls Club, Habitat for Humanity, New Hope for Families, Salvation Army, and more. For more information or additional information, contact Norma Landgraff: . (Each month, our Outreach Ministry publishes a list of current opportunities. You can find this November's publication here.)

Sherwood Kids! 

Sherwood Kids is looking for caring adults who want to spend an hour each week building relationships with a small group of kids and helping them grow in their relationship with Jesus. There are a variety of roles to suit a variety of interests and skill levels. For more information about serving in Sherwood Kids, contact Stephen Figert:

Worship/Production Arts

Do you sing or play an instrument? Do you like to push buttons or operate a camera? Worship and Production Arts have opportunities for you in our Sunday morning worship services. They currently have opportunities on their worship teams at band members and singers, as camera operators, AVL (audio techs, video switchers, computer graphics and lighting). No previous experience is required. For more information, contact Sherry Fichtner:

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