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MinistrySafe Application

How to Serve Others at First Methodist Waco

If you would like to volunteer in our children, youth, or missions ministry, or become an employee of First Methodist Waco, we require that you submit an application through our MinistrySafe Process. Please choose the appropriate designation below: ADULT READY TO SERVE, TEEN READY TO SERVE, ADULT READY TO WORK AT FIRST METHODIST WACO.

Are You an Adult and Ready to Serve at First Methodist Waco?

Thank you for your interest in serving in the children’s, youth, or missions ministries at First Methodist Waco. (Not an adult? Apply using our teen application here.) We are incredibly blessed to have such wonderful individuals who use their gifts to serve others and the Lord. Before we can place you in one of the many service opportunities at First Methodist Waco, we have a few safety requirements.

Please note that you must complete ALL of the steps below. We want to allow you to serve at First Methodist Waco as soon as possible. Thank you for following our procedures to complete this process.

1. Download the Application Form here.

- Please fill out all forms within this document. This includes the Application, the Reference Information Form, the Manual Acknowledgment, and the  Interview Form. Please note that once you download the forms, they are fillable PDF forms, and therefore, typing directly in the forms is available.  Make sure you save your work as you go.

- You may deliver the completed document to the Children's Ministry Office at the church or mail the forms to Children's Ministry Office, 4901 Cobbs Drive, Waco, Texas 76710.  If you have any questions, please contact Tara DeLeon, Children's Ministry Assistant for further information at Tara@firstwaco.com or 254-772-5630.

2. Download the MinistrySafe Manual here.  

 - Remember that you have downloaded the Manual Acknowledgment Form in the previous step.

3. Book an interview with a ministry director.

- If you are applying to serve in the Children's Ministry, please click here to book an interview with Beth Gray, the Executive Director of Children's Ministry.

- If you are applying to serve in Youth, please contact Hayley House at Hayley@firstwaco.com to set up an interview.

- If you are applying to serve in Missions, please contact Jon Thornsbury at JonThornsbury@firstwaco.com to set up an interview.

4. Watch the MinistrySafe Video (you will receive this link via email).

Are You a Teen and Ready to Serve at First Waco? 

Thank you for your interest in serving in the children’s, youth, or missions ministries at First Methodist Waco. (Not a teen? Apply using our adult application here.) We are incredibly blessed to have such wonderful individuals who use their gifts to serve others and the Lord. Before we can place you in one of the many service opportunities at First Methodist Waco, we have a few safety requirements.

Please note that you should complete the below steps. Thank you for following our procedures to complete this process.

1. Fill out an Application Form  here.

- Please fill out all forms within this document. This includes the Application, the Reference Information Form, the Manual Acknowledgment, and a Release Form that requires a parent's signature. Please note that the forms are fillable PDF forms, and therefore, typing directly in the forms is available.  Make sure you save your work as you go.

-  You may deliver the completed document to the Children's Ministry Office at the church or mail the forms to Children's Ministry Office, 4901 Cobbs Drive, Waco, Texas 76710.  If you have any questions, please contact Tara DeLeon, Children's Ministry Assistant for further information at tara@firstwaco.com or 254-772-5630.

2. Download the MinistrySafe Manual here

- Remember that you have downloaded the Manual Acknowledgment Form in the previous step.

3. Click Here To Watch Our Teen Ministry Safe Video. 
4. Click here to tell us you watched the video.

Are You an Adult and Ready to Work at First Methodist Waco?

Thank you for your interest in working at First Methodist Waco. We are incredibly blessed to have such wonderful individuals who use their gifts to serve others and the Lord. Before you can be employed at First Methodist Waco, we have a few safety requirements that you must complete.

Please note that you must complete ALL of the below steps. Thank you for following our procedures to complete this process.

1. Download the MinistrySafe Application Form here.

- Please fill out all forms within this document. This includes the Application, the Reference Information Form, the Manual Acknowledgment, and the Interview Form. Please note that the forms are fillable PDF forms, and therefore, typing directly in the forms is available.  Make sure you save your work as you go.

- You may deliver the completed document to Cindy Knapek at the church or mail the forms to Cindy Knapek, 4901 Cobbs Drive, Waco, Texas 76710.  If you have any questions, please contact Cindy Knapek for further information at cindy@firstwaco.com or 254-772-5630.

2. Download the MinistrySafe Manual here.  

 - Remember that you have downloaded the Manual Acknowledgment Form in the previous step.

3. Book an interview with the human resource department.

- Please contact Cindy Knapek at cindy@firstwaco.com to set up an interview.

4. Watch the MinistrySafe Video (you'll receive this link via email).