Saturday, December 16, 2017

Social Ministries


God’s Work – Our Hands

December collections:

Doorstep—canned beans, canned tuna, canned tomatoes, boxed meals, spaghettio’s, and canned evaporated milk. Clothing needs: men’s clothing, blankets, coats, pots and pans.

Rescue Mission—Cleaning supplies (mops, sponges, cleaners, etc.)

Any of these items may be placed in the wooden bin outside the Worship Center.



Christmas Collections

We will be adopting the residents at the Oak Creek Senior Living Center. Each resident will receive a gift bag of various items. Items will be collected until December 18th. Look for the display near the Welcome Center.

Idea’s are:

Blank note cards, Lip balm, deodorant, toothpaste, large print crossword or word finds, playing cards, 4×6 or 5×7 picture frames, fuzzy slipper socks, men’s socks, body wash, combs, travel size tissues or hand sanitizer, individually wrapped snacks, colored pencils and coloring books, small flash lights, calendars.

You can also make a $8 monetary donation for them to receive a Satin Hands Shea Cream, which will be gift wrapped and hand delivered during their Christmas party. Contact Michelle Ahumada at 785-215-4247 if interested in sponsoring.

We are also collecting items for The Villages’ again this year. Instead of asking for household items, we are asking for items for children.

Idea’s are:

CD players, stuffed animals, hats, gloves, sleds, snow boots, gift cards to book stores, craft materials, art materials, coloring books, coloring pencils, soccer and volleyballs, musical supplies.

Monetary donations are also excepted.

Let’s help make those in our community’s Christmas special!

The Social Ministries Committee will meet on the third Thursday of each month at 7 pm. If you have any interest in participating on this committee, please join us that evening. Contact Regina if you have any questions.

Pop Tabs for Ronald McDonald House
A basket for aluminum pop tabs is located on the wooden collection box near the west entrance to the church.

Box Tops for Education
You can help your schools just by clipping a little coupon off the package of so many things that you buy and use around your home. Cereal of all sorts, Pillsbury, Yoplait, Hamburger Helper, Old El Paso, Betty Crocker, Kleenex, Ziploc products and more have little red/pink coupons on them. Please take a an extra moment and clip these to help make our schools better. A collection basket for these coupons is located on the wooden collection box near the west entrance to the church. A list of products is on the bulletin board at the church.

Soup Labels for Shaner Elementary School A collection basket for these coupons along with the Box Tops for Education is located on the wooden collection box near the west entrance to the church.

Lutheran World Relief

The last session of the season to tie quilts will be Thursday, September 14th. We plan to start tying again after the first of the year. During the weekend of September 30/October 1st, the quilts will be on display in the worship center.

Service at Oak Creek

Our Savior’s will again provide a worship service for the residents of Oak Creek Senior Living on Sunday, ___________. All members are welcome to join us.