Volunteering

There are many ways to help Family Shield

The following are volunteer opportunities available. If you are interested in learning more, e-mail us at witnesstofamily@gmail.com.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Each year the Family Shield Ministries (FSM) Board of Directors Nominations Committee accepts names to serve on the FSM Board of Directors. If you are interested in being nominated, please send your resume or information to the Family Shield office. As a Recognized Service Organization (RSO) of the LCMS, the FSM Board are members of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod (LCMS). Nominations are being accepted now. Elections are in the fall of each year.

Podcast Program
Family Shield is currently producing a podcast program. We are looking for qualified volunteers in St. Louis who help us promote this program within their congregation and area congregations.

Family Shield Congregational Liaisons
Family Shield is seeking interested volunteers with leadership skills to assist us in promoting the radio program and podcast in their congregation and local communities. Contact us to learn more.

Prayer Partners
Prayer partners in St. Louis gather every other month for prayer and lunch. Others receive prayer requests through e-mail. All pray for Family Shield needs and the needs of those we serve who ask for prayers.  E-mail us at witnesstofamily@gmail.com if you want additional information.

Fund Raisers/Special Events/Seminars

Special Events

Special events are held each year. We need volunteers to help with PR, media, inviting people to become a sponsor, registration, and decorations. Learn more about events under “Special Events.”

Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Dinner Celebration in 2019
In 2019 Family Shield will celebrate its 25th Anniversary. We will host a special celebration dinner in St. Louis and are seeking volunteers who can assist us. 

Speakers Bureau
Pastors and/or church professionals often to make presentations through our Speaker’s Bureau. See the link about the Speaker’s Bureau to learn more. All speakers must be confirmed through the ministry. They help us accomplish our mission.

Radio/PR-Congregational Liaisons 
FSM PR Liaisons assist us in publicizing the radio program and podcast at their congregation, promote fund raisers, and other events. Guests and topics are posted on the website each month and are available through the e-mail newsletter and the Internet. 

Family Shield Counter-Cult Ministry
The FSM Counter-Cult Ministry has opportunities for volunteers to help. Limited ministry opportunities are available for Christians who want to work with ex-Jehovah’s Witnesses or ex-Mormons and their families. We sometimes have need of individuals to lead individualized Bible studies with former Jehovah’s Witnesses or family members. Other volunteers are needed to make telephone calls to family members of Witnesses or Mormons who are lonely or need regular contact. We are also connected to several private Facebook pages that are designed to help ex-Jehovah’s Witnesses, doubting witnesses, and ex-Mormons. If you are interested in helping contact us at witnesstofamily@gmail.com.

Seminars/Exhibits/Workshops
If you would like to help with registration or exhibits at workshops and conferences, please contact us. 

General Office Work 
Volunteers are needed to help with general office work. Volunteers work on a project by project basis. Others come to the office one-half day every other week. Some come for assist with special projects and events. Times of service must be set up in advance.

Calls to increase the number of radio stations
We need a few dedicated volunteers to make telephone calls to radio stations to introduce them to Family Shield and see if they would be interested in airing the program. Contact us if you are interested.

Typist
We have need of an accurate typist to help type documents and send them to us through the Internet. We have several documents that need to be typed. Having the ability to send these through the Internet when they are completed is also necessary. 

 

For additional information: (314) 772-6070 or contact us at: witnesstofamily@gmail.com.

Updated 11-2018