usher's ministry

Visitors and members alike are welcomed to Payne Avenue for each service, during Sunday worship or a special program. The Usher provides a warm, friendly, welcoming smile; assistance with entry and exit points; assistance with seating; location of convenience facilities; provide comfort in Home Going services.

Both Adults and Youth serve as Usher.  

Usher's serve on a flexible schedule.

The Usher Ministry participates in events of the  Knoxville District Baptist Association. 


In service, Usher's will

  • Provide church bulletins to all entering the church each Sunday or for each Event
  • Make sure that the pulpit has an adequate supply of water and other convenience items.
  • Make sure that fans are available to the congregation and others
  • Be alert to assess the needs of congregants
  • Patrol key areas of the church to ensure optimal worship for all
  • Serve at church functions other than Sunday Worship, i.e. funerals, special services and so forth
  • Assist Church Ministries with programs.