OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES

 

To help our church

 

The following items are needed at the church:  Donations of AA and AAA batteries.

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To help our community

 

Fabric (1 ½ yards) is needed for Celeste McAllister to continue making “Little Acts of Kindness” bags. It may be dropped off in the Elder’s Room or Church Office.

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Green Needline Bags: For the month of February, we will collect canned soup, crackers, shampoo and deodorant for men and women. These may be placed in the Green Bags at the back of the sanctuary or in the green bag on the back pew.  

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Please collect quarters for “Laundry Love”: There are “Laundry Love” offering boxes in the narthexes for you to take home to put your quarters in.  We will be overseeing Laundry Love three times a year.  The next date in which we are scheduled to oversee Laundry is April 22, 2019. If you bring quarters in the church, you may empty them and put your quarters in the plastic box on the table in the Elders room on Sunday mornings or in the various Laundry Love collection boxes throughout the church.

 

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The Main Street Youth Center is in need of individually wrapped afterschool snacks.  Donations may be dropped off in the bin at the back of the sanctuary or at the center at 513 South Fourth St. from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. each weekday. For more information, you can call the center directly at 270-753-8336.

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Little Acts of Kindness for Foster Care Youth

 

If you would like to provide a "Little Act of Kindness" for a foster child, please bring the following items to the church. The bags are 10 x 10 inches.

Please state on a piece of paper in the bag the size of the underwear and socks and whether for a boy or girl so that the bag can be given to the appropriate child/youth.

· Toothbrush                                                 · Small hairbrush (girl)

· Toothpaste                                                  · One or two pairs of underwear

· Comb (boy)                                                 · One or two pairs of socks

· Small stuffed animal (e.g., beanie baby)

· OPTIONAL: Walmart gift card (up to $25) for items they may need

 

Little Acts of Kindness for Distribution at the Hospital

Bags are 8" x 8" and items should be appropriate for children ages 3-6 and 7-12 years of age.

 

· Small doll                                                                · Small stuffed animals 

· Small cars                                                               · Crayons

· Books                                                                      · Small notebook

· Pencils                                                                    · Small coloring book

· Cards                                                                       · Small games and puzzles

 

Recovery Works

Mark and Nancy Dycus’ daughter, DeeAnna Natividad Vaughn, is RA and counselor at Recovery Works in Mayfield. This is a two-week medical detox and recovery facility.  These adults sometimes come off the streets or from jail to begin their journey of recovery.  They are always in need of adult clothing so if you are cleaning out your closets, please bring them to the church and they will be sent to Recovery Works. They are also in need of Bibles and personal items without alcohol in the ingredients. This will be an ongoing mission opportunity

All donated items must be non-aerosol and alcohol-free. You can bring donations to Nancy’s office.

 

 

  • Alcohol free shampoo
  • Alcohol free conditioner
  • Soap
  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Razors
  • Hair ties
  • Fingernail clippers
  • Combs
  • Tweezers
  • Gently-used clothes for adult men and women