Local Volunteer Opportunities - Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
Local Volunteer Opportunities

Local Volunteer Opportunities

"And I heard the voice of the Lord sayings, "Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?" Then I said, "Here I am! Send me."  Isaiah 6:8

As a community of faith, with the command from God to love and serve, we are blessed to have diverse abilities and abundant resources to share. Below is listed current mission work to raise your hand for and say loudly, "Here I am!"  Pick one or two or five - challenge yourself with a new endeavor! Contact the individual heading up the activity or call the church office for the next step or for information. Watch the website and newsletters or bulletins for info! May God bless our work in the world and guide our days as we answer the call to serve.

  •  Support newest initiative: End-of-School Cookout at the CanTeen on Route 31 - food, conversation, interaction with youth (watch for upcoming dates)
  • Purchase twin sheet sets to go to Foster Families that take in relative children or KinGap (NYS Kinship Guardianship Assistance Program)
  • Samaritan Center - We need volunteers to bake, cook, serve lunch, pour coffee, clean the tables, help with dishes (see Gordon)
  • Staff Food Pantry @ Brown Memorial Methodist Church - Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday volunteers to give out bagged food items (see Judy)
  •  Food of the Month to benefit the Food Pantry @ Brown Memorial - bring in non-perishable food items - make it a habit every week
  • Make a Quilt - Distributed to those in need; join in the fun of helping/learning/cutting/sewing
  • Donate batting, material, thread to the quilting group (see Peg)
  • Raise your voice in song - Join the Choir 
  • Volunteer to read a story in a nursery school class (see Cajsa)
  • Join in our annual school supplies collection to benefit area school children
  • Help in Sunday School (see Suzie)
  • Help with Advent Workshop on Sunday, December 2nd (see Suzie)
  • Assist as the children host the annual Thanksgiving Dinner Sunday, November 18th at church (see Laura)
  • Lutheran Campus Ministry - we periodically look for donations for gift baskets for fundraising raffle events. Lutheran Campus Ministry
  • Bring in used ink and toner cartridges - we get $2 from Staples and that offsets administrative costs for church and newsletter
  • Give blood and/or donate your time and/or bake cookies to help at the drives @ church (next one November 29 1pm-6pm) Red Cross
  • Donate your gently used paperback books for the pleasure of the patients at the Syracuse VA (see Jerome)
  • Pop-tops from beverage and food products - recycled for cash to work in the world - save them and bring them in
  • Write a note/make a call to a member you haven't seen in awhile
  • Send a "thinking of you card" to anyone!
  • Ask for a list of service personnel and write a note thanking them for their service
  • Bake for the Rescue Mission anytime - they are thrilled to have your donations
  • to be continued - share your ideas to include..............