Find Your Place, You'll Be Glad You Did!
At Bridgeway we believe that everyone has been called and equipped to participate in the work of God's Kingdom. We're not an organization of leaders and followers, we are one big family where everyone has a part to play. Most of the ministry that happens around here is done by dedicated volunteers who use their gifts and talents to serve God and bless others. Serving is one of the best ways to get connected here at Bridgeway, so find a ministry that looks like a good fit, fill out the short application, and we'll get you plugged in!
Children & Students
Kidsway offers children's programming for kids ages two months thru fifth grade at all weekend services. Each classroom is staffed by loving volunteers who are ready to welcome the children of Bridgeway. Kidsway believes in partnering with parents to equip them to be the primary disciplers of their children.
At Middle School Ministry (MSM) we love having a good time! Whether we are playing and being crazy or diving into God's Word, we love giving students amazing memories that they will talk about for years to come, and pushing the boundaries on fun. We would love to have you join our team!
Every week at High School Ministry (HSM) we try to have fun, get into God’s Word, pray for each other, and be challenged. We walk to talk through every part of the Bible in a way that makes a difference in our lives. We would love to have you join our team!
We strive to provide a community of encouragement and practical instruction to help young adults thrive in their relationship with God and others. There are opportunities for young adults to serve as well as for other adults who want to invest in young people!
The Bridge Café is the place our congregation looks for a hot drink, a snack, or a smoothie before or after church. There are opportunities to volunteer as a barista, cashier, runner, smoothie maker, or clean up crew member. Training is available!
Our Campus Guides team provides special assistance to our first-time guests. They provide a friendly greeting, and they help guests navigate their way through our campus. If you love to make people feel welcome this is a great service opportunity for you!
Chair Prep Team
Our Chair Prep team is looking to add a few members. This team of ladies comes in on Thursday mornings to help put welcome cards and offering envelopes in chairs.
The Deaf Ministry seeks to care for those in our deaf community by providing sign language interpretation services during the 9am worship service at Bridgeway each Sunday.
Our Communion Prep Team makes it possible for our congregation to celebrate communion each month. This behind-the-scenes team serves once a month preparing the communion trays that are used in services. If you want a simple way to serve that is out of the spotlight and makes a huge difference, this is the place for you!
Bridgeway's Greeting Ministry provides a welcoming presence, a friendly smile, and an encouraging greeting for all who enter our church. They hand out the service bulletins, usher people to their seats, collect the offering, and tidy up after services. They provide the personal touch that is so important in a large church setting.
The Information Center serves as the information hub during weekend services. Volunteers are available to provide assistance and answer questions ranging from campus navigation to ministry information when needed. Training is provided, but familiarity with Bridgeway's campus and culture and excellent social skills are helpful.
Emergency Response Team
ERT Dispatchers supports the response teams by ensuring clear comunication between teams and third parties. Training is provided, but experience in dispatching and CCTV monitoring, operating radio base station, computer skills or programming is preferred.
The MRT responds to medical emergencies during services and events. Experience and certifications such as Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, Nurse, Doctor, BLS, ACLS or PALS preferred.
The SRT responds to emergencies services and events. Certifications in First Aid/CPR/AED are required for all SRT volunteers. Law enforcement, first responder, security or any other relevant special training is preferred.
Care & Compassion
We are a community of volunteers with a heart to serve and show God’s love to our neighbors who are currently facing the challenges of homelessness. We gather at the park for a picnic on the fourth Sunday of every month to share our lives with those who are homeless.
The Bereavement Care Team seeks to come alongside those who are grieving the loss of a loved one and who need to plan a memorial service and reception at Bridgeway. This team will assist with planning and conducting memorial services and receptions, helping with room setup and decorations, food preparation and serving, and cleanup.
We are a team of people who meet one-on- one with others to help them arrange their financial lives in a God-honoring way. We provide practical instruction about what the Bible says about money. We want everyone to learn how peace and contentment can be achieved by applying these principles. Training is available.
Care & Compassion
The Care & Compassion Team aims to provide guidance and access to services to anyone in need of support. Whether it is basic needs (financial, housing, etc.), a relational or personal crisis, or a need for someone to process and pray, the Care & Compassion Team is available in the Main Lobby during weekend services.
Cards of Encouragement
The Cards of Encouragement team sends cards and letters to those who are battling cancer and other illnesses, to help provide encouragement and comfort. Team members also pray faithfully for those who receive the cards.
The Bridgeway Chaplain team provides emergency response for situations needing immediate care and support, such as an unexpected death or emergency hospitalization due to accident or illness. We are currently looking to expand the team with those who have training and experience in chaplain ministry, whether as church chaplains, law enforcement or community chaplains, or hospital chaplains.
Bridgeway's Community Closet operates on Thursday afternoons and is staffed by a team of volunteers who seek to serve God, our church and our community by providing education and resources to cope with life’s challenges. We also provide free food and some non-food items to those in need.
The Meals Team provides meals on a temporary, emergency basis for those who attend Bridgeway who are going through a time of need, such as the birth of a new baby, illness or hospitalization, or a death in the family. We welcome volunteers with a heart to prepare and/or deliver meals.
Pastoral Care Team
The Pastoral Care Team is a team of pastors or appropriately trained and equipped lay people who are available to meet with those who need short-term pastoral care in order to provide biblical counsel, a listening ear, prayer and compassion.
Bridgeway’s Prayer Team has the privilege of interceding weekly for our congregation. Our team believes that prayer works and prayer matters. Prayer Team members serve the congregation by praying with those in need after services and praying for requests that are submitted during the week via email.
Stephen Ministry is a one-on-one care ministry that equips and empowers lay caregivers to provide high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are hurting. At its core, Stephen Ministry is a ministry of presence—being with people to love, support and encourage them through life’s difficult times.
The Gathering Inn
The Gathering Inn is the preeminent program serving the homeless of Placer County, providing services 365 days a year. Comprehensive services address the mental health, addiction, employment, medical, dental, and basic needs of the homeless throughout the day with on-site programs.
The Visitation Team provides short-term hospital and home visitation for those needing encouragement, spiritual support and prayer. The Visitation Team fills the gap between urgent calls appropriate for Chaplains and the formal, long-term caring relationship offered by Stephen Ministry.
Our Computer Graphics Team covers all forms of communications from weekend bulletins, print collateral for special events, social media graphics and web graphics for our website. If you have background or education in graphic design, illustration or typography we would love to hear from you!
Our Photography Team captures events and services at Bridgeway. Their photos are given away to the congregation, and they are used in marketing and social media. Whether you are an experienced lifestyle photographer or if you just want to learn, there is a place for you on our team.
Our Video Team makes it possible for people to engage with our weekend services via livestream. They also create promotional materials for ministries and events. We have opportunities for camera operators, service directors, and more, and we’ll provide you with all of the training you’ll need!
Our Lighting Team creates the mood and setting of our weekend services and special events. Often behind the scenes, this team is responsible for creating the right atmosphere in the Worship Center for sincere worship and encounters with the Holy Spirit. Training is available!
Our Sound Team works to ensure everything sounds great in the Worship Center on the weekends, and also helps with recording our sermon podcast. If you have experience in audio engineering or if you are looking to learn, we want to hear from you. Training is available!
Our Events Team works together to help put on great events at Bridgeway. From setting up and tearing down to volunteering during events, there are plenty of opportunities for people of all ages and skillsets to serve on congregation and community on this team.
Help Me Decide
Not Sure Where to Serve?
If you are interested in serving but don't know where you want to be involved, just fill out this simple form and a member of our team will get in touch with you to help you decide!