Great Week of Service
Date(s) - 08/12/2018 - 08/19/2018
We invite you to participate in this year’s Great Week of Service, August 12-19. Each year Weddington UMC celebrates the Great Week of Service by focusing on a variety of service opportunities concentrated in one week. We look forward to this Great Week as we serve God by serving our neighbor together!
Service opportunities to look forward to:
Support our Troops with Care Boxes: 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Monday, August 13 in the Fellowship Hall.
Help support our troops with care boxes by filling them with coffee beans, snacks, soap, detergent, etc.
Operation Reach Out Hygiene Kits: 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Monday, August 13 in the Fellowship Hall.
Put together hygiene kits with toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, conditioner, etc. to assist children in poverty stricken schools to feel clean and ready to start their day.
Crisis Assistance Food Pantry: 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Augusts 14 in the Fellowship Hall.
Prepare food boxes to help Crisis Assistance in offering an assortment of items from their food pantry to those in need.
Monroe Campus Children’s Summer Fun Evenings: 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Monroe Campus Fellowship Hall/Dates TBA.
Evenings of activities for the children in our Monroe Campus community. Participate in making crafts, sharing fellowship, and serving dinner.
Samaritan’s Feet: Wednesday, August 15, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Process and prepare shoes that will be distributed around the world in an effort of creating a world with “zero” shoeless children.
Operation Reach Out School Uniform Shirt Collection: Day/Time TBD. Help clothe children in poverty stricken schools by providing the shirt for their school uniform, available for $5 from a local store.
House of Pearls: 7:00-9:00 p.m./Day TBD. Engage in fellowship and an activity with the residents of this Christian transitional halfway house, which helps women rebuild their lives after being homeless or previously incarcerated.
Watch for other great service opportunities with Turning Point, Ground 40, Loaves and Fishes, and a few surprises!