Here are some additional opportunities for Christian service, locally and beyond. Learn here what the activity is, what is needed, whom to contact. Get involved!
Thanksgiving Food Baskets
Collection of seasonal food during November for distribution—a joint effort with other churches.
Needed: $$$, and also food, when requested in November. Help preparing baskets.
Contact: Christine & Mark Kellett
ChiPs - Toys for Children of Incarcerated
A collection of toys for incarcerated parents to give their children for Christmas.
Needed: Unwrapped toys collected in October.
Support of veterans with health problems.
Needed: $$ and donations of toiletries; a collection basket is on the narthex shelf. Volunteers to help veterans access disability benefits.
Contact: Sally Asher; Harvey Best
Souper Bowl Sunday
A collection taken up by the youth of St. Andrew’s on Super Bowl Sunday to benefit the hungry.
Contact: Shelly Boucher; Becky Rylander
Meals to the Rescue
Provides meals to parishioners who are ill or otherwise need help.
Needed: Help cooking and delivering meals.
Contact: Linda Potter
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Provides prayer shawls to parishioners or community members for whom we are praying. Come work with the Craft Group.
Needed: Knitting or crocheting. See www.shawlministry.com for sample patterns.
Contact: Craft Group.
The Seamen’s Church Institute
The Institute provides spiritual, social services, and professional support to mariners.
Needed: Knitted hats and scarves; clean and gently used men’s sweaters and jackets; toiletries; playing cards and paperback books. For patterns and info see http://seamenschurch.org/christmas-at-sea or contact person. Contact: Judy Ackroyd