2019-20 Church Needs - Volunteers, Care Packages, and More!:
Room In The Inn - December thru March
RITI is a ministry in cooperation with the Urban Ministry Center to serve as an overflow night shelter.
Items Needed for Room in the Inn Guest Bags: toothpaste, toothbrushes, and small deodorants. Please bring donations to the table in the Narthex. Volunteer to host our guests. Sign up board in the Family Life Center after the 9 a.m. Sunday worship and in the Narthex following 11:15 a.m. Sunday worship and during the week.
Volunteers Needed for Room in the Inn
As this year's Room In the Inn Ministry gears up for it's December 1st kick off, several slots need to be filled so we can be the best hosts for our Thursday evening guests/neighbors.
Volunteers are needed on Thursdays for :
Facility Set up from 2-3 p.m.
Evening Meal Preparation and Serving at 6:30 p.m.
Devotion (2-5 minutes) at 6:30 p.m.
Prepare Lunches (have bagged lunches to church by 6 p.m.)
Overnight Hosts (Thursday to Friday) 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Breakfast Casserole (have to church by 6 p.m. Thursday)
Breakfast Server (Please be to the church by 4:30 a.m. to warm and serve.
Morning Driver (please be to the church by 5:40 a.m. to drive neighbors to the Transit Center.)
Facility Clean Up from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
Laundry (please pick up from the church and have returned by Tuesday of the next week).
Room in the Inn is held Thursday evenings from December 1st thru the end of March.
Interested in helping? Sign up in the Family Life Center following 9 a.m. Sunday worship or in the Narthex following the 11:15 a.m. Sunday worship or during the week. For more information, please contact John Patrick, Room in the Inn (RITI) Coordinator, at 704-918-3243.
Thank you! To find out more about RITI click HERE. To see all the different ways one can volunteer for RITI click HERE.
Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry - located in the shopping cart in the Narthex
Check in your kitchen and see what items you have that you cannot do without; someone else might like that too! Join us as we strive to collect 2 Tons of Food for Loaves and Fishes!
Suggested items needed - Canned Goods: Meats (beef, tuna, chicken, etc.), Vegetables, Fruits/Fruit Juices, Beans, Soups. Other: Peanut Butter, Corn Meal, Salt/Pepper, Honey, Vinegar, Oatmeal, Dry Milk, Bread Crumbs, Rice, Dried Beans, Pasta, Flour, Sugar, Cooking Oil, Syrup, Jello, Grits, Dry Cereal, Ramen Noodles, Cake Mix, Cocoa, Popcorn. Condiments: Mustard, Ketchup, Mayonnaise, Hot Sauce, BBQ Sauce, etc.
"A Learning Adventure" on Wednesday Mornings
9:45 a.m. to Noon in the Family Life Center - September Thru June Volunteers to prepare the weekly breakfast are needed.
This program is a new beginning for Preschool and Parents with the St. Andrew's UMC Cross-Cultural Ministry. It is designed for children from 18 months to 4 years of age, and for their parents. Classes and Activities provided children: Crafts, Reading, Bible Stories, Drama, Music, and Cross-Cultural assimilation.Classes and Activities for Parents: Learning English, Prenatal, Marriage Counseling, Mental Health Care, and how to provide Nutritional Meals. A healthy breakfast and lunch is provided each Wednesday of the program. For more information, please contact Pastor David Ortigoza at 704-553-1327, ext. 107, or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Project Harmony Classes -- Volunteers & Snacks are Needed - September Thru June
(Provided by the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra and the Charlotte Community School of the Arts) - Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 2:30 to 6 p.m. in Rooms #1 (the Commons Room) and #2 (Fellowship Hall). Volunteers are needed for snack/homework time from 2:30-4 p.m. on both days. We need three to four volunteers each day Snack donations are also needed for 50 children each day. Please bring snack donations to Room #16 (Pastor David Ortigoza's office). This year, please do not include Rice Krispies treats or candy in your donation. Please sign up from the donations list Here. Thank you for your support.
For our complete list of volunteer opportunities, please visit here.