The need for Resurrection’s Weekend Backpack Ministry continues to grow as we anticipate providing easy-to-access/prepare food for 400+ children. Help pack meals with Weekender Backpack Ministry every other Wednesday at 6 p.m. in rooms 5 and 6, continuing Dec. 14.
Give back this Advent season with Resurrection’s Sharing Wreath! The Sharing Wreath provides gifts for 40 children from 19 families at Douglas MacArthur Kindergarten Academy. Please wrap gifts, label with the family and child information, and return to church by Sunday, Dec. 11.
Donate to the Weekender Backpack Ministry to provide a $5 scholastic book for each child this Christmas. Donation envelopes are available in the church narthex. Weekender is also continuing to collect 16-28 oz. plastic jars of peanut butter for winter break.
Here’s a great (and easy) way to share with those in need this holiday season! Do a Reverse Advent Calendar by adding a food item to a box each day starting on Dec. 1, then place the items in Resurrection’s Breadbox on Christmas Eve.
Help fill the shelves in the Resurrection Breadbox to support the Interchurch Food Pantry of Johnson County. Donations of elbow macaroni, spaghetti, and white long-grain rice are always needed for Second Helpings.
Sunday, Oct. 23, 9:30 a.m. in the Luther Room: Come for Learning Hour and hear how Resurrection’s Mission Endowment Fund is impacting the community in which we serve. Interested but cannot attend in-person? Sign-up for a Zoom session to be scheduled at a later date.
School Uniform Supplies Needed: The clinic at Douglas MacArthur Kindergarten Academy keeps extra uniform supplies on hand to give to students in need. They would appreciate donations of pants in sizes 5, 6, and 7.
Fall break is fast approaching and the Weekender Backpack Ministry is collecting 16-28 oz. plastic jars of peanut butter to send home with the children for their two-week break in October. Drop off peanut butter in the Breadbox through Sunday, Oct. 2.
Resurrection is collecting school supplies for Perry Township Schools’ annual S.H.A.R.E. (Students and Staff Helping to Acquire Resources for Everyone) event. Get the list of needs and drop off supplies in the church narthex by Sunday, July 10. Sign-up to volunteer to help with the event.
Learn about new volunteer opportunities to help prep, serve, and host Resurrection’s weekly free Friday Community Meals. This summer is the perfect time to experience and become a part of this important ministry.