Faith Community Serve Day Fall 2019
Saturday, September 21, 2019
9:00 am - Noon in Faith Center
We are so excited for Serve Day and truly believe that we can spread the love of Jesus to our neighbors, community & world through the projects listed below. Together we can make a huge impact in our community and around the world. Our projects are open to every one of all ages, definitely family friendly. Decide which project you want to be a part of, and make sure to sign up for one of the many outreach opportunities. If you have any questions, please contact Kim.
Christmas Cards for the Troops
Lead by Ruth Harrower
Are you interested in making cards for our service persons? Experience is not required but an artistic eye and talent is a plus. Join us as we creatively make cards with words of encouragement for our troops around the world. We are partnering with Operation Military Matters to provide them Christmas cards for their November & December packages. Our goal is to create over 3000 cards this year. All ages are welcome!
Operation Christmas Child
Lead by Alice Kleiner
Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan's Purse, has delivered 157 million gift-filled shoeboxes to boys and girls around the world. For many of the children who are blessed with these boxes, it may be the only gift they've ever received! Along with these gift-filled shoeboxes, they receive a Gospel booklet called The Greatest Gift that shares about God’s Son, Jesus Christ. Many shoebox recipients also participate in The Greatest Journey, a 12-lesson discipleship course, where they learn to follow Christ and share Him with others—who, in turn, tell and disciple still others. Families are reached, churches grow, new churches are started, and communities are transformed.
Join Alice as she teaches you how and what to pack in your boxes; go on a field trip to purchase your items and return to Faith Center to complete your boxes. Let’s beat our all time goal of 221!
PINELLAS COUNTY FOSTER & ADOPTIVE PARENTS ASSOCIATION
Lead by Dora Starling
The mission of the Pinellas County Foster and Adoptive Parents Association (PCFAPA) is to provide quality training, support and activities for our member foster and adoptive families. We strive to provide our parents with the necessary resources to deal with the many challenges they face in raising our communities’ children.
Join Dora and her team as they sort, label and prepare the items stored in our Faith garages to create a “storefront” so foster families can come and “shop” easily. Contact Dora Starling if you have any questions.
Saturate USA-Christ for All Peoples
Lead by Brian and Chrissy Wyant
The Lord Jesus Christ commands all believers to proclaim the gospel throughout the world and to make disciples of all nations. Saturate USA-Christ for All Peoples has provided us with resources to share the gospel message with our neighbors. It’s now up to us to distribute them! The Outreach Pack includes a DVD of three movies about Jesus, a guide to knowing God personally and an invitation to join us at Faith. All you have to do is put this little bag on the door! No talking needed! No experience required! All ages welcomed and encouraged!
Lead by Sheri Merrifield & Julie Zajdel
The main focus of the sewing circle is to create baby hats, blankets, aprons and sewing kits for Honduras. On Serve Day the group will be tracing, cutting and sewing baby hats from used t-shirts. We will also be stuffing pillows for Fran’s Pillow Ministry for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.
Seminole Parks and Trail Clean-Up
Help us keep our Seminole parks litter-free and beautiful honoring our Creator God. Kids are welcome at this cleanup, but if you're under 16 you need a parent or responsible adult to stay with you for the entire event.
WHERE TO MEET: CHANGE...Meet us in Faith Center promptly at 9:00 a.m. Make sure to have lots of sunscreen on and bring your work gloves and water bottle.
Operation Military Matters
Lead by The Tubbs Family
Friday, September 20 at 7:00 p.m. at the Fire Station on 113 Street & 70 Avenue in Seminole.
Our goal is to pack 100 care packages for our overseas military. Join the Tubbs family on Friday night to pack up boxes. If you cannot make it to the Packing Party, please consider donating for our care packages. Here is a list of suggested items: shampoo, soap, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, snacks, hard candy, wipes, games, instant coffee, creamer, ramen noodles, beef jerky, tuna or salmon packs, tea, gallon zip lock bags, hand lotion, trail mix, socks, etc. Items can be dropped off at the in Faith Center in the clear bin with the American flag.