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Volunteers

 

Without your help, we would not be able to offer SonRise as an outreach ministry to those who are unchurched in our community.

 

For more information, email sonrise@southern.edu or call (423) 236-7115.

At the Church

 

  • Parking Attendants--Direct people to parking spots.

  • Greeters -- Be present SonRise day to greet and pass out programs to those attending.

  • Sanctuary Setup & Takedown -- Be available days or evenings the week of SonRise to help set up the Sanctuary scene.

  • Ticket Exchange -- Help redistribute tickets that have been turned in the day of SonRise.

  • Sanctuary Ticket takers--Collect tickets as people enter the Sanctuary. 

Marketplace (Jerusalem) & Last Supper

 

  • Jerusalem Caller -- Contact former and current Marketplace volunteers, confirm availability and position

  • Jerusalem Setup & Takedown Helpers -- Help setup and disassemble the Marketplace.

  • Shopkeeper -- "Decorate" your shop the day of SonRise and man your shop. Intermingle with the crowd while "selling" your items.

  • Travelers/Extras -- People who travel from the Church through Jerusalem and back. Add atmosphere for those attending SonRise by intermingling with them.

  • Dancing Girls Coordinator -- Help recruit dancers, arranges rehearsals, andoversees the day of SonRise.

  • Last Supper Setup & Takedown Helpers -- help set up and take down scene the week before SonRise. 

Resurrection

 

  • Resurrection Setup & Takedown -- Be available days or evenings the week before SonRise to help hang black curtains, hang lighting, set up chairs, set up the tomb and stage décor.

  • Resurrection Ticket Takers -- collect tickets from attendees.

  • Resurrection Ushers -- Assist people in finding seats. Encourage people to fill in any empty seats. Be sure Gym is cleared at the end of the scene and ready for the next group.

  • Technical Crew -- includes helping with lighting, props, and background setup. 

Ticket Distribution

 

  • Ticket (Church) Distribution -- Be available during worship services to help distribute tickets to our Church members.

  • Ticket Outlet Distribution -- Be available two weeks before SonRise to help distribute tickets at the ticket vendors.

Costumes and Props

 

  • Costume Check-out and Check-in -- Be available the night before SonRise to help distribute costumes, and/or be available SonRise afternoon to help collect costumes after the last pageant.

  • Soldier Costume Check-out and Check-in -- Be available Friday night to assign costumes. And/or be available SonRise morning to help "dress" the soldiers. And/or be available SonRise late afternoon to check in costumes.

  • Washing -- Pick up a bag of costumes for washing. Make note of any repairs that need to be made. Return costumes no later than a week after SonRise.

  • Shirt Dispatchers -- Be available day of SonRise to help check out/in staff shirts.

  • Large Props -- Be available the week or so before SonRise to help deliver large props. (crosses, tomb, Last Supper set, etc.)

  • Cross Transportation -- Be available SonRise day to help transport crosses from the Crucifixion to Judgment Hall. 

Various Refreshments

 

  • Cast Meal Helpers -- Help prepare and serve food to the University cast after SonRise is over.

  • Water Stop Helpers -- Help serve water to the attendees after the Last Supper.

  • Guest Refreshments Helpers -- Help serve refreshments to the attendees after they leave the gym. 

Animals/Birds

 

  • Animal/Bird Provider -- provide animals/birds for the area between the Church and Spalding and in Jerusalem. Be present at SonRise to care for your animals.

  • Large Animal Transportation -- Provide a trailer and help with large animal transportation. 

Miscellaneous

 

  • Banner Bearer -- Lead or follow a group with a banner through the Pageant. 

  • VM Information Tent—Greet and direct people who park at the Village Market.

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