Mission At Our Doorstep 2015 is coming!
July 7-8 and August 19-22.

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Thank you for all of your help during our July session!

Here is the August schedule:

Mission at our Doorstep continues this month with several opportunities to serve, both at SpringHouse and out in the community.  Sign-up sheets are in the north sanctuary, or you can call Kirsten at 612-788-4826 to sign-up.

Wednesday, August 19:

Daytime projects at Avenues for Homeless Youth (We will have transportation from SpringHouse for these shifts)  It is very important that people sign up in advance for these so we know which projects we will be able to commit to:

Clean Up the Yard:  Shift time:  10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Description: Weed the gardens, sweep, pick up trash on the grounds, and clean the outside of the building.

Group Size: 4 – 12 people

Requirements: Please note that you must be over 21-years-old to participate.

Bring: Your own gloves, food and beverage.  

Deep Clean the House: Two shifts:  10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Description: Dust, sweep, wash walls and baseboard, mop, etc. the Avenues house.

Group Size: 4 – 30 people

Requirements: Please note that you must be over 21-years-old to participate.

Bring: Your own bucket, sponge, gloves, food and beverage.

Organize Storage Closets:  Shift time:  1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Description: Organize closets for youth supplies (clothing, hygiene, bedding, etc.) by cleaning, inventorying, sorting, folding, etc.

Group Size: 4 – 6 people

Requirements: Please note that you must be over 21-years-old to participate.

Bring: Your own food and beverage.

For the evening activities on Wednesday and Thursday, we will be providing a light supper, beginning at 6:00.  Please sign up so we know how many people to plan for.

Wednesday, August 19:  

6:30 p.m.:      Making sandwiches for The Sandwich Man

Decorating lunch bags for Meals on Wheels

Put together backpacks for elementary school children

Thursday, August 20:

9:00 a.m.  Put together school kits for Church World Service

Put together Bags of Grace

6:30 p.m.  Put together Clean-up Kits for Church World Service

Finish up Bags of Grace and school kits

Lemonade stand, dog treats

On Saturday, August 22 we would like to do yard work or light handyman projects for someone in the SpringHouse community or in the neighborhood. Please contact the church office or Kirsten Cackoski if you know of anyone who could use our help.

We also are hoping to have one more daytime activity on Friday, but we are still working on the details.  Stay tuned for more information!

We will also be posting supply lists for people who would like to donate supplies for these activities.  Watch for the lists to be posted on Sunday.