Volunteer With Us

We’re always looking for volunteers to help out at our Sunday Coffee Hour, ushering during services and at our many partner organization events. For more opportunities, visit the Community Calendar.

Card and Letter Writing Opportunity

Sunday, March 4th, Card and Letter Writing – Once again we’re sending out cards and letters to a variety of individuals, ranging from elderly and sick members of the congregation; incarcerated youth; veterans; and more. We need your help in this fun process! After the service we need volunteers to help write these letters in what is always a great time of fellowship and service. For more info contact Adom Crew, adom.crew@gmail.com.

Bowery Mission Food Truck

Bowery Mission Food Truck Volunteer Opportunity
Saturday, March 10

We need six to eight volunteers as we again assist the Bowery Mission food truck.  We’ll arrive at Tompkins Square Park at 8:00 a.m. Volunteers will help unload the truck, set up for food pantry and hot food service, serve hot soup, distribute groceries, and pray with those who request it.  We’ll be finished by 10:30 a.m.  For more information and to sign up, please contact Adom Crew, adom.crew@gmail.com.

MABC Cares Volunteer Day

Saturday, April 21st, MABC Cares.  Join the MABC team of volunteers for this Saturday of service in our community as we work to replant and refurbish the Project Harmony Garden in Harlem.  For more information, please contact Jacki Friedmann, jacki@maavs.com.

Winter Coat Drive

Through our partnership with Rauschenbusch Metro Ministries (RMM) – for which Susan Sparks serves as a board member –  MABC will participate in the annual winter coat drive, now until early 2018. We will collect coats, shoes, scarves, gloves, hats, and socks each Sunday in a donation box at the back of the sanctuary. The greatest need is for men’s larger sizes and toiletries.  For more information, please contact Adom Crew, adom.crew@gmail.com.  

Lay Readers Wanted!

Are you interested in reading scripture during the service?  We’d love to include you!  If you would like to participate, please contact Joseph Pilla, josephpilla@me.com, to find out more information.

MABC Drive to Collect Hygiene Supplies

MABC Drive to collect hygiene supplies and toiletries – Working with Metro Baptist Church and New Alternatives for LGBT Homeless Youth, MABC will begin collecting supplies, including: toothbrushes and toothpaste, shampoo, brushes and combs, deoderant, soap, feminine hygiene products, q-tips, as well as new and gently used towels. Donated items can be left in the box at the rear of the sanctuary. Items will provide LGBTQ homeless youth with the essential items they need for self-care.

Madison Avenue Baptist Church Community New York

Volunteer for Coffee Hour and Ushering

We’re using VolunteerSpot to organize our upcoming signups for Coffee Hour and ushering. Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:

  1. Click this link to see our Sign-Up on VolunteerSpot.
  2. Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
  3. Sign up! It’s Easy – you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.

Bowery Mission

Madison Avenue Baptist Church partners with the Bowery Mission through their meal service and outreach program.

Letter-Writing Volunteers Needed

New Alternatives for LGBT Youth, an organization MABC partnered with earlier in the year for a soup kitchen ministry, has asked for volunteers in writing letters to some of their incarcerated clients. These at-risk individuals often become isolated and vulnerable in jail and this communication helps provide them with support along their journey. If anyone is interested in participating, please email Adom Crew at adom.crew@gmail.com for more information.

St. Peter's Church

Early Morning Volunteer Opportunity

Every Tuesday morning from 6:45 to 8:30 a.m., St. Peter’s Church in midtown Manhattan (619 Lexington Ave. @ 54th St.) runs a soup kitchen.  They are always looking for volunteers to help out and would welcome members  our MABC family with open arms.  If anyone is interested in participating, please contact Adom Crew, who participates in this ministry weekly.  For additional details, adom.crew@gmail.com.