Aug
26
to Aug 27

Palatine Street Fest: August 26-27

Street Fest is Palatine's annual block party festival located at Brockway and Slade streets. Prince of Peace has a booth where children can play a game and we can engage in conversation with families. We also help monitor a bounce house with another nonprofit organization. 

Two and three-hour shifts are available. Great for individuals, families, and P.E.A.C.E. groups! Ages 8+ Gifts and Passions: Administration, Evangelism, Faith, Helps, Hospitality, Children

Name *
Name
Do you need a Here 2 Serve t-shirt? *
We are again asking everyone to wear a blue Here 2 Serve t-shirt to help create some team spirit. If you have one from a prior year, feel free to re-wear it.
Select t-shirt size if needed
Please select your preferred serving shift

Please contact Susan Klemstein with any questions. 

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Sep
16
8:30am 8:30am

Community Paint-a-Thon

We are partnering with Immanuel Lutheran Church in Palatine to participate in a Community Paint-a-Thon. Our assigned house is located in Hoffman Estates. This is a great way to be the church together in our local community!

Time Commitment: The main event is Saturday, September 16 from 8:30am-4:00pm. You can come for part or all of the day; please specify your availability on the form below. There is also some prep work that would need to be done in advance if you would like to help with that as well. 

Ages: 14 and older

Gifts and Passions: Encouragement, Helps, Mercy, Painting

To sign-up for this event, please complete a registration for each person attending, and the ministry team leader will be in touch with you.

Name *
Name
Phone Number *
Phone Number
Please list your availability during the 8:30am-4:00pm timeframe
Do you need a Here2Serve t-shirt? *
We are again asking everyone to wear a blue Here2Serve t-shirt to promote team spirit.
Select your t-shirt size if needed
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Dec
28
6:00pm 6:00pm

Feed My Starving Children

Our next serving event at Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) will be Monday, June 26, 2017 from 6:00-7:30pm at the Schaumburg FMSC location. Ages 5 and older can pack food that will be sent to hungry kids around the globe. 

Sign up directly online here. We will meet at the Schaumburg FMSC location, and please try to arrive 15 minutes early.  

Contact Susan Klemstein with any questions.

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Aug
7
12:30pm12:30pm

Phil's Friends Cancer Care Packages

Phil’s Friends is a Christian organization that ministers to cancer patients by sending cards, care packages, and the love of Jesus to them. We will meet at their facility at 1350 Lake Street in Roselle to create cards and care packages.

Ages 5 and up

Gifts and Passions: Encouragement, Helps, Mercy

To sign up for this event, please complete a registration for each person attending.

Name *
Name
Do you need a Here 2 Serve t-shirt? *
We are again asking everyone to wear a blue Here 2 Serve t-shirt to help create some team spirit. If you have one from a prior year, feel free to re-wear it.
Select t-shirt size if needed

Contact Susan Klemstein with any questions. 

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Aug
5
9:00am 9:00am

Palatine Township School Supply Distribution

After the Palatine community collects school supplies during July, we have the opportunity to help distribute the supplies at Palatine Township on this day. Help students shop for a new backpack and then fill it with supplies. We will meet at the Palatine Township office (721 S. Quentin Rd.). 

Ages 18 and up

Gifts and Passions: Administration, Encouragement, Helps, Mercy, Children

To sign-up for this event, please complete a registration for each person attending.

Name *
Name
Do you need a Here 2 Serve T-shirt? *
We are again asking everyone to wear a blue Here 2 Serve t-shirt to help create some team spirit. If you have a shirt from a prior activity, feel free to re-wear it for this even.
Select t-shirt size if needed

Contact Susan Klemstein with any questions.

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Jul
31
1:30pm 1:30pm

Palatine Township School Supply Sorting

Prince of Peace will be collecting school supplies for Palatine Township's Apple Tree campaign during July. On this date, we will meet at the Palatine Township office (721 S. Quentin Rd.) to help sort some of the supplies received from the Palatine community. 

Ages 5 and up

Gifts and Passions: Administration, Encouragement, Helps, Mercy, Children

To sign up for this event, please complete a registration form for each person attending.

Name *
Name
Do you need a Here 2 Serve t-shirt? *
We are again asking everyone to wear a blue Here 2 Serve t-shirt to help create some team spirit. If you have one from a prior year, feel free to re-wear it.
Select t-shirt size if needed

 

Please contact Susan Klemstein with any questions. 

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Jul
25
10:00am10:00am

Palatine Township School Supply Sorting-CURRENTLY AT CAPACITY

Prince of Peace will be collecting school supplies for Palatine Township's Apple Tree campaign during July. On this date, we will meet at the Palatine Township office (721 S. Quentin Rd.) to help sort some of the supplies received from the Palatine community. 

Ages 5 and up

Gifts and Passions: Administration, Encouragement, Helps, Mercy, Children

THIS SERVING DATE IS CURRENTLY FULL. PLEASE CONSIDER OUR OTHER SORTING DATE ON JULY 31 FROM 1:30-3:30.

Please contact Susan Klemstein with any questions. 

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Jul
16
2:30pm 2:30pm

Matt Koenig's Ordination/Installation Dinner Team

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POP will celebrate as Matt Koenig is ordained and installed as our Pastor of Discipleship on Sunday, July 16. Volunteers are needed to help set up, serve, and clean up the celebration dinner following the ordination service. Set up from 2:30-4:00pm, serve/refill food and drinks from 4:45-6:15pm, and clean up from 6:15-7:45pm.

Age guidelines: Junior high students - adults

Helpful skills: Helps, Hospitality

Time Commitment: 2:30-4:00pm, 4:45-6:15, and/or 6:15-7:45pm

If you have interest in this ministry team, please fill out the form below and the ministry team leader will be in touch with you.

Name *
Name
Phone
Phone
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Jun
27
to Jun 29

Vacation Bible School Prep Team

We’re making final preparations for Vacation Bible School!  Come and help us prepare crafts, decorations, and activities for VBS week. Working sessions are:

  • Tuesday, June 27, from 9am-noon
  • Wednesday, June 28, from 6-9pm
  • Thursday, June 29, from 1-4pm. 

Come in when your schedule allows! 

Ages junior high school students - adults

Gifts and Passions: Administration, Crafts, Decorating, Helps

If you have interest in this ministry team, please fill out the form below and the ministry team leader will be in touch with you.

Name *
Name
Session Interest *
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Jun
26
6:00pm 6:00pm

Feed My Starving Children

Our next serving event at Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) will be Monday, June 26, 2017 from 6:00-7:30pm at the Schaumburg FMSC location. Ages 5 and older can pack food that will be sent to hungry kids around the globe. 

Sign up directly online here. We will meet at the Schaumburg FMSC location, and please try to arrive 15 minutes early.  

Contact Susan Klemstein with any questions.

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Jun
11
2:30pm 2:30pm

Rob Bailey's Ordination Dinner Team

POP will celebrate as our own Rob Bailey is ordained as a pastor on Sunday, June 11. Volunteers are needed to help set up, serve, and clean up the celebration dinner following the ordination service. Set up from 2:30-4:00pm, serve/refill food and drinks from 4:45-6:15pm, and clean up from 6:15-7:45pm.

Age guidelines: Junior high students - adults

Helpful skills: Helps, Hospitality

Time Commitment: 2:30-4:00pm, 4:45-6:15, and/or 6:15-7:45pm

If you have interest in this ministry team, please fill out the form below and the ministry team leader will be in touch with you.

Name *
Name
Phone Number
Phone Number
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Jun
3
8:30am 8:30am

Here 2 Serve Day: Saturday, June 3

This will be a big serving day with multiple projects to choose from.

Schedule for the day:

8:30-9:00am: All volunteers meet at Prince of Peace to check in, meet your team, and get directions
9:00-9:15am: Travel to serving sites
9:15am-11:45am: Serve
11:45am-Noon: Travel back to Prince of Peace for lunch
Noon-1:00pm: Lunch and debrief together 

  • Administration Team – Make preparations before the event and check 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 THIS TEAM IS CURRENTLY FULL
  • Encouragement Team – 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
  • Family Outreach Team – Update our worship busy bags and create "no bummer summer" activity kits. Ages 5+ Gifts and Passions: Administration, Helps, Hospitality
  • Food Team – Feed our volunteers and also make a meal to take to the local Fire Station. Ages 5+ Gifts and Passions: Baking, Cooking, Helps, Hospitality THIS TEAM IS CURRENTLY FULL
  • Immanuel Lutheran School Team – Partner with Immanuel Lutheran Church & School to complete some school maintenance and organizational projects to prepare for the next school year. Ages 8+ Gifts and Passions: Administration, Encouragement, Helps
  • JOURNEYS Food Bags Team - Create food bags for homeless clients of JOURNEYS Hope Center and local overnight PADS shelter sites. Ages 8+ Gifts and Passions: Encouragement, Helps, Mercy THIS TEAM IS CURRENTLY FULL
  • Parks & Play Team – Share kites, bubbles, and conversation with families at local parks. All ages Gifts and Passions: Encouragement, Helps, Hospitality, Mercy
  • Seeds Community Garden Team – Come work in our Seeds Community garden, which is a joint partnership with Partners for Our Communities. We will build a bean pole structure, fencing, and tend to our crops. Bring gardening/work gloves if you have them. Ages 5+ Gifts and Passions: Encouragement, Gardening, Helps, Mercy

We tried to pick projects that would be a good fit for all ages and abilities. For our littlest servants, the Parks & Play team is a good option for them to be part of the day with their families. We will also have nursery coverage available as a back-up.

Please complete one event registration per family member attending.

Please contact Susan Klemstein with any questions.

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Apr
15
to Apr 16

Easter Parking Lot Team

We’re going to try a new way of welcoming our many guests on Easter weekend by greeting them in the parking lot and assisting them in finding available parking. Let’s share Christ’s peace through hospitality! Training will be provided.

Age Requirement: High school students-Adults

Time Commitment: Approximately 45 minutes prior to and the beginning of the service of your choice on Easter weekend. 

If you are interested in learning more about being a part of the Easter Parking Lot Team, please fill out the short form below so that the ministry team leader can follow up with you.

Name *
Name
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Apr
15
to Apr 16

Men's Easter Breakfast Team

The famous POP Men’s Easter Breakfast is once again looking for volunteers to help set up, cook, serve, and clean up
Easter breakfast. Volunteer shifts are available for set up on Saturday, April 15, between 8:30-10:30am or for cooking, serving, and cleaning up between 6:00am-1:00pm on Easter Sunday, April 16.

Age Requirement: Junior high school students-Adults

Time Commitment: Shifts on April 15 or 16.

If you have an interest in serving on this team or finding out more information, please complete the short form below and the Ministry Team Leader will be in touch with you.
 

Name *
Name
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Apr
13
to Apr 15

Good Friday Prayer Walk Team

Volunteers are needed to set up and take down the Good Friday prayer walk. Stations will be located throughout the building so that people can remember the Holy Week story and God’s love for us. All supplies will be at church.

Time Commitment: 1-2 hours of set up on either Thursday night, April 13, or Friday morning, April 14. One hour of take down on Friday night, April 14, or Saturday morning, April 15. You can help with set up and/or take down.    

Age Requirement: Junior High Students-Adults

If you are interested in learning more about this serving opportunity, please fill out the short form below and the Ministry Team leader will contact you:                                                                                                                                                     

Name *
Name
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Nov
23
6:00pm 6:00pm

Thanksgiving Eve Pie Serving Team

Share your gift of hospitality or helps by serving pie and coffee after our Thanksgiving Eve worship service on Wednesday, November 23. We need 4-5 people to help set up, serve, and clean up. You would still have time to attend worship.

Time Commitment: Wednesday, November 23: Set up from 6:00-7:00pm, serve and clean up from 7:50-9:00pm. You can volunter for either or both timeframes. 

Age requirement: junior high students-adults

If you are available to help, please fill out the short form below and then the team leader will be in contact with you:

Name *
Name
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Aug
1
12:30pm12:30pm

Phil's Friends

1.6 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer this year in the United States. Many of these people with cancer find themselves in hopeless situations in hospital rooms and homes across the country. Phil’s Friends brings hope through the distribution of our hand assembled Care Packages to cancer patients and their families, consistent weekly support through Cards of Hope and prayer

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Jul
11
to Jul 15

VBS Sewing & Crafts Site Director

Do you have a passion for sewing? Do you have the patience to teach it? We’re teaching basic sewing skills in Vacation Bible School this summer to 2nd-6th grade students, and we need your talent to organize projects for the week.

Volunteers should be college students or older. 

Time Commitment: Some pre-VBS planning and then 9:00am-2:30pm during VBS July 11-15.

If you would like to learn more about the VBS Sewing & Crafts Site Director, please fill out the short form below so that the ministry team leader can contact you:

Name *
Name
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Jun
11
7:00pm 7:00pm

Feed My Starving Children (7:00-9:00pm)

Feed My Starving Children® is a Christian non-profit organization committed to feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit. The approach is simple: children and adults hand-pack meals specifically formulated for malnourished children, and we ship these meals to our distribution partners. FMSC meals have reached nearly 70 countries around the world in our history.

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Jun
11
4:30pm 4:30pm

Feed My Starving Children (4:30-6:30pm)

Feed My Starving Children® is a Christian non-profit organization committed to feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit. The approach is simple: children and adults hand-pack meals specifically formulated for malnourished children, and we ship these meals to our distribution partners. FMSC meals have reached nearly 70 countries around the world in our history.

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May
20
5:45pm 5:45pm

Confirmation Dinner Team

Help bless our Confirmation students and their families by serving a catered dinner after their Confirmation service rehearsal!

Volunteers should be high school students or adults.

Time Commitment: Friday, May 20, from 5:45-8:00pm.

If you would like to learn more about the Confirmation Dinner Team, please fill out the short form below so that the ministry team leader can contact you:

Name *
Name
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May
14
8:00am 8:00am

Joining Jesus Workshop Food Team

 

 

Our next workshop with Joining Jesus on His Mission author Greg Finke is Saturday, May 14 from 9:00am-3:00pm at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Arlington Heights. We invite everyone to attend (register here or at the Connection Center). We are looking for food team volunteers to serve a continental breakfast that morning. You will still be able to fully participate in the workshop. Help start our day with some food and fellowship!

Time Commitment: 8:00-9:00am on Saturday, May 14, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Arlington Heights.

If you are interested in learning more about this team, please fill out the short form below so that the ministry team leader will contact you.  

Name *
Name
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