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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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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

Click here to register for this event, 

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

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Aug
4
8:30 AM08:30

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

Click here to register for this event.

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

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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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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. 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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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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Sep
16
8:30 AM08:30

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. Lunch is provided! There is also some prep work that would need to be done in advance if you would like to help with that as well. This is an exterior painting project so the rain date is Saturday, September 23. 

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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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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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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Aug
1
12:30 PM12:30

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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