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Summer 2016 Here 2 Serve Events

We are again organizing a variety of summer serving opportunities to encourage our congregation to join Jesus on His Mission in our local community. More than 130 people participated during our Summer 2015 events and we would like to make an even bigger impact this summer! These are all one-time serving events, so sign up for whatever dates and projects interest you. 

Please complete one event registration per family member attending.

SATURDAY, JUNE 25 

This will be a big serving day with multiple projects to choose from. Schedule for the day:

9:00-9:30am: All volunteers meet at Prince of Peace to check in, meet your team, and get directions
9:30-10:00am: Travel to serving sites
10:00am-noon: Serve
Noon-12:30pm: Travel back to Prince of Peace for lunch
12:30pm-1:30pm: Lunch and debrief together 

  • Administration Team – Help with preparation before the event and checking in volunteers the morning of the event. You could also catch up with a project team after everyone is checked in. Ages 14+ Gifts and Passions: Administration, Helps, Hospitality
  • Community Threads Team – Serve at the resale store in Arlington Heights that benefits Crosspoint and other local ministries. We will process donations, organize the sales floor, and other tasks. Ages 11+ Gifts and Passions: Administration, Helps, Mercy, Retail
  • Encouragement Team – Help provide encouragement by creating crafts for Pastor Bauman to take to nursing homes. We will also create cards to send to prison inmates. Ages 5+ Gifts and Passions: Encouragement, Helps, Mercy, Crafts
  • Food Team – Help feed our volunteers and also make a meal to take to the local Fire Station. Ages 5+ Gifts and Passions: Baking, Cooking, Helps, Hospitality
  • Hope Shawl Team – Knit and crochet shawls and lap blankets to bless others. All experience levels welcome. Yarn, needles, and training will be provided. Ages 10+ Gifts and Passions: Crochet, Encouragement, Helps, Knit, Mercy
  • Parks & Popsicles Team – Clean up our local parks and then share popsicles and conversation with families at the parks. Ages 3+ Gifts and Passions: Encouragement, Helps, Hospitality, Mercy
  • PHD Team – Preservation of Human Dignity (PHD) is one of mission partners who provides support to moms and families. After receiving a tour of the facility, we will be helping in their Baby & Maternity Closet. Ages 8+ Gifts and Passions: Administration, Encouragement, Helps, Mercy, Children & Families
  • POC/POP Community Garden Team – Come work in our Partners for Our Communities/Prince of Peace Community Garden. We will hopefully be planting and watering this weekend. Bring gardening gloves and small gardening tools if you have them. Ages 5+ Gifts and Passions: Encouragement, Gardening, Helps, Mercy
  • VBS Facility Prep Team – Help prep our spaces to welcome more than 250 children to our Vacation Bible School in July. We will be cleaning and organizing rooms. Ages 8+ Gifts and Passions: Administration, Helps
  • WINGS Team – WINGS ministers to women and children who are escaping domestic abuse. We will be serving at a local house doing inside/outside projects. Ages 18+ Gifts and Passions: Administration, Encouragement, Helps, Mercy
Earlier Event: June 11
Feed My Starving Children
Later Event: July 1
Vacation Bible School