Sunday, December 08, 2019
How can you Serve others This holiday season?
Great question! We have partnered with the following organizations to give back:
Food Drive • Dec 8
On Sunday, December 8 Return your bag to Gloria Dei Life Center Stage. Food will be distributed to Space Center Intermediate School. This food drive will help supplement families with children that are home for two weeks over Christmas break.
Clothing Drive • Orphan Grain Train
The following gently used and clean items are requested: children & adult clothing and shoes; towels, blankets, and small stuffed toys. New items requested are: toothbrushes, toothpaste, children’s underwear and socks. Please bring items to the Welcome Center December 8.
Christmas Store • Whitcomb Elementary Dec 10 &
Space Center Intermediate Dec 12
Whitcomb Elementary (Dec 10) and Space Center Intermediate (Dec 12) cafeterias will turn into a winter wonderland of presents!
We still need assembled bikes 18" or larger. If dropping off gift items to the office, please note if for Whitcomb Elementary or Space Center Intermediate. Items due by Tuesday, December 10 to church office.
We need your assistance at the Christmas Stores! Various ways to be involved by either helping to transport the presents and set up the store, personal shopper - assisting parents, table attendant, or wrapping presents! Click below to sign up on one or both dates that match your availability. High school students welcome to volunteer.
SERVING EVENTS ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8
Painting at Lighthouse Christian Ministries
Lighthouse Christian Ministries is in need of volunteers to help finish a refresh project on their medical clinic. They are trying to complete a few painting projects. All supplies are provided but feel free to bring your favorite brush if you have one you prefer to use. CLICK HERE to sign up to serve!
Sort & Repack Food for Space Center
Meet in Life Center from 5:30-7pm to assemble food bags for Space Center Intermediate School families over the Christmas break. CLICK HERE for more information and to register.
Christmas Store Prep for Whitcomb Elementary & Space Center Intermediate
6th-12th grade meet in the Student Center from 5-7pm to sort & price the gifts for the school Christmas stores.
Prayer Walk through the Community
Jeremiah 29:4-7 says to pray for the welfare of our city. Gather with the Gloria Dei family to prayer walk through our community. We will be praying for each house in the community and that they be brought closer to Jesus during this Christmas season. CLICK HERE to sign up to join us on our walk! Please bring a lunch as we will gather to eat together prior to our walk. Meet in the Life Center at 12:15pm.