Dec
28
6:00 PM18:00

Feed My Starving Children Food Packing Event

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Help turn hunger into hope at our next Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) serving event on Friday, December 28, 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. 

This is a great, fun event to invite your friends and family to join you!

There are also sit-down jobs if standing the whole shift would be difficult. So all abilities welcome!

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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Dec
1
9:00 AM09:00

Hanging of the Greens

Help prepare the way for Advent by decorating our sanctuary and building! Breakfast and and beverages will be served for all volunteers.  

RSVP by filling out the short form below.

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Name
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Nov
21
6:00 PM18:00

Thanksgiving Eve Pie Team

Share your gift of hospitality by helping with our Thanksgiving Eve pie fellowship on Wednesday, November 21. We need 4-5 people to help set up, serve beverages and pie, and clean up. You would still have time to attend worship.

We also need donations of pies!

Time Commitment: Wednesday, November 21: Set up from 6:00-7:00pm, serve and clean up from 7:50-9:00pm. You can volunteer for either or both time frames. Pie donations need to be dropped off by 6:00pm on Wednesday, November 21.

Age requirement: 6th grade students - adults

If you are available to help or donate a pie, please fill out the short form below and then the team leader will contact you:

Name *
Name
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Nov
13
6:00 PM18:00

Surviving the Holidays Hospitality Team

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DivorceCare and GriefShare are hosting sessions of “Surviving the Holidays” on November 13. We are looking for volunteers to prepare and deliver light snacks and/or to welcome and serve guests. 

Time Requirement: Please note on the form below how you are able to help.

Age Requirement: High school students-adults

If you are interested in learning more, fill out the brief form below and the Ministry Team Leader will follow up with you.

Name *
Name
Phone *
Phone
Interest *
Please let us know the ways you can help
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Oct
24
to Nov 11

Advent Calendar Team

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Help spread holiday cheer by creating advent calendars from recycled Christmas cards for Pastor Bauman to distribute on his nursing home and shut-in visits. We need volunteers to assemble the calendar from a provided kit. It’s a great project for individuals or groups.

Time Requirement: about 30 minutes per calendar; November 11 is the deadline to return the calendars.

Age Requirement: 6th grade students - adults

Helpful Skills: Crafts, Helps

If you are interested in learning more, fill out the brief form below and the Ministry Team Leader will follow up with you.

Name *
Name
Phone Number *
Phone Number
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Aug
25
to Aug 26

Palatine Street Fest: August 25-26

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.

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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Aug
18
7:45 AM07:45

Ministry Orientation Hospitality Team

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We will kick off our ministry year with a Ministry Orientation event on Saturday, August 18. We are assembling a team to check in attendees and serve continental breakfast. You would still be able to attend the event.

Time Commitment:  Saturday, August 18, 7:45am-9:30am or you can also help with preparations a few days prior to the event

Age Requirement: 6th grade students - adults

If you are interested in helping, please fill out the short form below and a ministry team leader will get in touch with you.

Name *
Name
Phone *
Phone
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Aug
10
3:30 PM15:30

Better Together Back-to-School Party

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Celebrate the new school year by helping host our Prince of Peace table at the Better Together party at Falcon Park in Palatine. We will have games and prizes for students and families who stop by our table. It's a fun way to meet our neighbors!

Ages 12+

Gifts and Passions: Hospitality, Children, Community

Fill out the short form below and the ministry team leader will be in touch with you.

Name *
Name
Phone *
Phone
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Aug
8
6:30 PM18:30

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

Click here to register for the event.

Contact Susan Klemstein with any questions. 

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Jul
28
8:00 AM08:00

PATH Community Closet Move

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Help mission partner Palatine Assisting Through Hope (PATH) move their Community Closet from Sanborn School to the Community Resource Center at 1585 N. Rand Rd. in Palatine.

PATH, All Saints Lutheran Church Food Pantry, and Northwest Community Hospital Healthcare are collaborating on a new and enhanced closet and food pantry called the Community Care Center. to address the needs of our local community.

Shifts are available from 8:00-10:30am, 10:30am-1:00pm, or 1:00-3:00pm. 

Learn more and sign-up here: http://signup.com/go/WmPgJVE

Ages 6th grade and older can help. 

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Jul
26
2:00 PM14:00

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

THIS EVENT HAS REACHED CAPACITY BUT YOU CAN CONTACT PALATINE TOWNSHIP DIRECTLY TO SERVE ON ANOTHER DATE/TIME OF YOUR CHOOSING. CONTACT JUDY AT jmazzone@palatinetownship-il.gov.

Please contact Susan Klemstein with any questions or to help organize another serving event. 

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Jul
16
to Jul 20

Vacation Bible School 2018 Volunteers

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We have 260 kids coming to Vacation Bible School this summer, and the majority of the kids are not from our congregation. So we have a great opportunity to make a splash in our local community through Jingle Bell Beach! To make it a great week for these 260 kids, it takes 100 volunteers and we'd love YOUR help!

Time Commitment:  We have a variety of roles available. You can help the whole week or a portion of the week. We can work with your schedule!

Age Requirement: 6th grade students - adults

If you are interested in helping, click here to complete a Volunteer Form 

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Jun
26
6:00 PM18:00

Feed My Starving Children

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Help turn hunger into hope at our next Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) serving event on Tuesday, June 26 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. 

This is a great, fun event to invite your friends and family to join you!

There are also sit-down jobs if standing the whole shift would be difficult. So all abilities welcome!

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
2
8:30 AM08:30

Here 2 Serve Day: Saturday, June 2

We are all called to share Christ's peace in our community. Kick off the summer by joining our first Here2Serve event of the season! This will be a big morning with multiple projects to choose from. We also encourage you to invite family and friends to serve with you!

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 

Serving Team Options

  • Acts of Kindness Team – Paint kindness rocks, attach encouraging notes to pinwheels, and scatter them around town! All ages Gifts and Passions: Encouragement, Helps, Mercy
  • 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 FULL.
  • Encouragement Team – Provide encouragement by creating crafts for Pastor Bauman to take to nursing homes and other places he visits. Ages 5+ Gifts and Passions: Encouragement, Helps, Mercy, Crafts
  • Food Team – Prepare lunch for our volunteers and also make a meal to take to our local Fire Station. Ages 5+ Gifts and Passions: Baking, Cooking, Helps, Hospitality ***THIS TEAM IS FULL.
  • JOURNEYS Food Bags Team - Create food bags for homeless clients of JOURNEYS Hope Center and also lunches for their summer PADS shelter sites. We will be using peanut butter! Ages 8+ Gifts and Passions: Encouragement, Helps, Mercy ***THIS TEAM IS 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 new garden bed and tend to our crops. Bring gardening/work gloves if you have them. Ages 5+ Gifts and Passions: Encouragement, Gardening, Helps, Mercy
  • WINGS Donation Center Team – Help sort donations at WINGS' clearinghouse in Elk Grove Village. WINGS ministers to women and children who are escaping domestic abuse, and proceeds from their resale shops fund 25% of their programs. WINGS requires volunteers to bring a signed copy of this waiverAges 10+ Gifts and Passions: Administration, Helps, Mercy

We tried to pick projects that would be a good fit for a variety of ages and abilities. For our littlest servants, the Parks & Play team or Acts of Kindness team are good options for them to be part of the day with their families. 

Register

Click here to register for the event.

Questions

Please contact Susan Klemstein with any questions or to help plan other events for this summer!

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Apr
1
8:30 AM08:30

Easter Parking Lot Team

Welcome our Easter Sunday worshippers 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: We have the following shifts available: 8:30-9:15am, 9:15-10:00am, 10:00-10:45am, 10:45-11:15am on Easter Sunday April 1. 

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
Shift Preference *
Enter your preferred shift(s)
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Mar
31
to Apr 1

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, March 31, between 9:00-11:00am, or for cooking, serving, and cleaning up between 6:00am-1:00pm on Easter Sunday, April 1.

Age Requirement: Junior high school students-Adults

Time Commitment: Shifts on March 31 or April 1

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
Shift availability *
Please select your shift(s) availability.
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Feb
26
to May 21

DivorceCare and DC4K Hospitality Team

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Help provide a light meal or refreshments for adults and children participating in our DivorceCare support groups. Help one Monday or multiple weeks.

Age Requirement: High school students-Adults

Time Commitment: Mondays February 26- May 21 from 6:00-7:00pm. You can sign up for whatever dates work for you! 

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

Name *
Name
Please note which Monday(s) you can assist.
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Feb
21
to Mar 21

Lenten Dinner Volunteer Team

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Prince of Peace is hosting a Lenten Dinner and Discussion of Pastor Mike Newman's book Gospel DNA. We are looking for volunteers to help with the dinner portion of the event. 

Age Requirement: High school students-Adults

Time Commitment: The dinners will take place on February 21, February 28, March 7, March 14, and March 21. Each night has 2 shifts: 5:00-6:30pm and 6:30-8:00pm. You can sign up for whatever dates and shifts work for you! 

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

Name *
Name
Phone Number
Phone Number
Date/shift availability *
Please check which dates/shifts you would be available.
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Oct
28
to Oct 29

Reformation Celebration Lunch Volunteer Team

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We will have a luncheon on Sunday, Oct. 29th from 11:30am-1:30pm as part of our Reformation 500 celebration day! Volunteers are still needed to help on Sunday from 10:15-11:45am, 11:45am-1:00pm, and 1:00pm-2:30pm. 

Time Requirement: Please note on the form below which shift(s) you are available to help.

Age Requirement: 6th grade students-adults

If you are interested in learning more, fill out the brief form below and the Ministry Team Leader will follow up with you.

Name *
Name
Phone *
Phone
Shift availability *
Please select the shift(s) you are available
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Jul
25
10:00 AM10:00

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
2:30 PM14:30

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
6:00 PM18:00

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
2:30 PM14:30

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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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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