Culinary Ministry

“Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” 

Hebrews 13:2

Point of Contact - Naomi Austin

Vision Statement: Hope Fellowship Church of Rockford Culinary Ministry strives to glorify God by providing excellence in food service. We aspire for the love of Jesus Christ to be exemplified in our performance as food service handlers. We are committed to practice the high quality standards required for health and safety, relative to the preparation and serving of food and beverages.

Mission Statement:

Hope Fellowship Church of Rockford Culinary Ministry is responsible for the feeding of God’s people for annual fellowship dinner service and other church supported activities and occasions. The Culinary Ministry coordinates and organizes food and beverages and may be called upon to support and organize food and other items for repast services, wedding receptions and other church supported functions. The Culinary Ministry oversees the operation of the kitchen, including its use, cleanliness, and maintenance of the church kitchen and its equipment.

Responsibilities of the Culinary Ministry:

  • Responsible for the maintenance of the kitchen and its contents.
  • Maintains an inventory of all kitchen equipment, supplies and assets.
  • Develop and recommend to the Budget Committee a budget for operation of the kitchen and for the acquisition of needed equipment and supplies.
  • Coordinates menus and meals for special fellowship dinners, various church-wide functions, and hosts special events.
  • Schedule the use of the kitchen and fellowship hall by other Ministries within the Church and by outside organizations or individuals.
  • Upon request, assist with the preparations of wedding receptions, funeral repast, and other special functions.
  • Set up, clean and put away all kitchen supplies used during functions
  • Coordinate special requirements required for a visiting Minister
  • Purchase necessary food items for annual functions or other events at the request of the Pastor.

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