Missional Connections

For even the Son of Man came not to be served, but to serve...

Mark 10:45

Missional Connection opportunities

If you are interested in learning more about a specific missional connection or would like to help, we would love connecting you with the missional champion. Please email or call us to connect.

Lifestart Kits

LifeStart kits are for Foster children aging out at 18.  
Champion: Alice DeShazer

Ecumenical Kitchen

Every other month, volunteers prepare and serve a meal to people in need in downtown Coeur d'Alene. We are going into our 25th year of serving our Community!
Champion: Jan Brackett

Orchard Ridge

Orchard Ridge is a Independent Living Center that we partner with to provide supplies or other items a couple times a year.
Champion: Patsy Sorenson

Indee's Friends

We raise monetary gifts and supplies needed for the Humane Society in memory of our very own, Indee Hanninen, as the face of our giving.
Champion: Emily Wise & Rebecca Harshaw
Click here to see the "Wish List" for the Kootenai Humane Society.

RAP (Relatives as Parents)

The program exists to strengthen the safety net of resources & support for local children being raised by a relative.
Champion: David & Elayne Semko

HeadStart Food Packs

Each Friday, children are sent home with a nondescript bag filled with non-perishable, child friendly, nutritious food for the weekend & during long school breaks (Spring Break & Christmas Break).
Connect with the office for more info.

Volunteer FAQ

How do I volunteer?


We volunteer in the church and around the community quite a bit, and are always looking for a helping hand.  You can connect with Jim DeShazer our Missional Connection Lead, or connect with the office or you can fill out the form below.

How do I volunteer with kids?

If you would like to work with our kids at CUMC, please connect with our Director of Children's Ministry, Emily Wise. Background checks is required.

How do I volunteer with music?

We love music at CUMC and we love people who play music. We love having all different types of music that's traditional or contemporary. If you would like to know more information or interested in being apart of our choir, band, or bell choir, please connect with Davis Hillour Bells/Choir Director or Dave Hylton our Contemporary Worship Leader.

How do I volunteer with students?

If you are interested in helping with youth group Wednesday nights or Bible study on Sunday mornings, please connect with Emily Wise our Director of Youth Ministries. Background check is required.

Questions about volunteering?

We love to clarify volunteering requirements. Please reach out if you still have questions.