Jail Ministry

Our church volunteers visit with inmates in the local Douglas Co. jail

1x a month, usually on the fifth Friday. Please click here for more information.

Stand up and Sing!

Our adult Chancel Choir is a great way to Shine your light! Practices are Tuesdays, 6:30-8pm. We sing at the 10:30 service Aug.-June. All are welcome. Click here to view music program page.

Visit Local Care Centers

Each week we visit the local care centers to pray, sing and visit.  We welcome new volunteers to help with this important outreach. Contact the front office or the Pastor for more information.

Join the Bell Choir!

The CVUMC offers an adult bell choir, The Sierra Ringers and a  youth bell choir, The Bell Cases. Click here to visit our Music Program page.

Youth Acolytes

We are in need of youth from grades 2nd-6th to light the candles at the start of our Sunday services. Some training is required. Please contact Len in our main office for more information.

Bakers Needed!

The CVUMC offers many opportunities to donate homemade baked goods.  Sunday Fellowship, Holiday Craft Faire, UMW Cookie exchange (Dec.), Senior lunch, UMW luncheons, & more! 

Van Drivers

Some members of our congregation need assistance getting to Sunday services & other church events.  Drivers pick up members at their homes and drop them off following the service.  Contact is Len Frueh. 

Library Volunteers

Help stack, organize, decorate and more! Contact Bob & Linda Ladendorff for ways you can get involved. See newsletter for work days. See you here!

Senior Lunch

This fun lunch happens the 3rd Wed. of the month. Volunteers needed to bake, serve, cook, decorate and clean up.  Contact John Adams if you would like to help! Click here for events page!

Summer Rummage Sale

Our biggest fundraiser of the year!  Lots of help needed.  Check out the Rummage Sale page on this site. Volunteers needed to set up & break down. Contact Al Baumruck with donations, pick ups or questions.

Church Potlucks

This quarterly event is super popular!  Volunteers needed to cook, bake, set up, warm up food, serve and clean up.  We start at 11:30 following 2nd service. Watch for dates! Contact is  Julie Franklin.

Miracle Work Day

Held monthly on the 3rd Sat. of the month 8:30am-12pm, folks meet to clean, organize & decorate. 

Free Lunch is provided! 

Click here to view events page for dates! See you here! 

Ushers & Greeters

Needed for all services.  Contact Kay Lacey for more information. 775.265.7519 or inquire at the main office.  Click on the link above in red to view usher assignments if needed.

United Methodist Women

The UMW meets monthly and is all about service.  Be involved as much as you wish.  Click here to view their page to learn more about lunches, events, volunteering & more. 

All  are welcome!

Sunday School Teachers

Shine your light once a month or more! We need your help and you CAN do this! We supply the materials and lesson plan book.  It's easy and fun! Contact Dara Osborn for more information. 775.410.4736

The CVUMC offers many ways to get involved and serve the Lord!  We joyfully welcome new volunteers and those who are wanting to get involved once again.  It's a great way to meet new friends, join in fellowship, and help make our church strong and welcoming for all. All CVUMC volunteer opportunities are listed below. We have 19 listed, so be sure to scroll down.  Contacts are listed when applicable. See you soon!

Volunteer Opportunities

Helping Hands Thrift Store

Our church runs a thrift store on

Industrial Way in Gardnerville! Volunteers always needed. Click here to view our Helping Hands page.

Garden Plot Adoption

All of the gardens and land plots around the church are cared for by various volunteers. Ask how you can adopt a plot or help in some smaller way. Roberta Wilson has more info please get her ph. # from office.

Kitchen Help Sundays

Volunteers needed to set up and clean up the Fellowship Hall on Sundays. Duties include making coffee, snack detail & clean up.  Contact John Adams or Joan Sonderegger.

Holiday Craft Faire

Huge annual UMW event in November!  Lots of help needed!  Check out the craft Faire page on this site to see all the listed contacts.  Click here to view our craft faire page!

Assignments for the 10:30 service 2016 will be posted soon; please check back.