It is time again for us to be the church in the world by serving alongside our Mission Partners the week of Oct. 15-22. Service projects are a great way to get to know new church members, share the mission of PHPC with a friend, or spend a morning as a family.
Spending the morning volunteering at the farm built on a football field at Paul Quinn College and stay for family fun at their Fall Festival and Farmers Market. Volunteers will be collecting leaves for compost, clearing beds, and cleaning the greenhouse. (Fall Festival is from 9 am – 1 pm)
Volunteer with NDSM a cooperative effort of 52 congregations whose combined resources helps individuals and families. And did you know PHPC is one of the founding congregations of NDSM?! Volunteers will either assist with filling in the office or sort clothes in the clothing closet.
Viola’s House is an organization that provides maternity housing and support services to mothers who are faced with an unplanned pregnancy. This project will support their Community Diaper distribution event at Spruce High School. Volunteers will staff tables where they will give away different baby items.
Would like to decorate your car and pass out candy, we need you! Or volunteer to host a trunk with a friend! We need at least 20 trunks to help make some lasting memories for PHPC Kids and their families. Not the creative type? You can be a parking lot host to welcome all our friends and visitors, let us know! Have kids they are more than welcome to volunteer or they can trick or treat while you are there.
Help a newcomer McShan student practice their English. Supervise snack and playground breaks. Volunteers will work in pairs, and all materials will be provided. No experience necessary just an open heart.
These projects are great for one person or a family because they can be completed on your own time. Once you signup, an email with full instructions will be sent to you.Sign Up for At Home Project
Manna – in the Bible, the food miraculously provided for the Israelites in the wilderness during their flight from Egypt – “good things which have been provided as sustenance”. You are invited to meet the need of the hungry by providing a bag of food sustenance to our homeless friends on the street. Volunteers assemble Manna Bags in their own home full of daily sustenance to share with homeless neighbors then drop them off in the Atrium. List of suggested items will be provide
What birthday celebration is complete without a favor bag? The Birthday Party Project is a Dallas-based organization who works to bring joy through the magic of a birthday party to children experiencing homelessness. Volunteers will assemble birthday favor bags for children 1 – 18. List of suggested items will be provided.
Each month people visit our PHPC campus seeking assistance. For many it is help with rent or a utility bill or even a bus pass. For those whose living conditions allow for a homemade meal we would like to send them with everything to make dinner. Volunteers will shop and put together a nonperishable food in a bag that can be easily given to those who visit PHPC. Meal kit examples will be provided.