COMMITTEE MEMBER:Servant Ministry meets
approximately once a quarter. Participate in many exciting projects throughout
the year that demonstrate a caring ministry throughout the world, the nation
and our local community.
BLOOD DONOR : Donate blood and/or urge others to donate by your example; usually
three blood drives a year,in the
spring, summer and fall.
SALE VOLUNTEER: Boundless opportunities, including set up and sort items before
the sale, work on the day(s) of the sale, prepare food for workers, and clean
up after the sale.The rummage sale is
held during the summer, usually in June.
TEAM: Provide services to the congregation, such as blood pressure
checks; for those with medical training.
School backpacks project: Collect school supplies for
children who might not otherwise be able to afford them; publicize the project,
the sort supplies, and deliver them to the schools. Our congregation is very
supportive of this project.
Christmas PROJECT: Collects items for the less
fortunate in our local community during the holiday season; contact the
recipients persons or agencies, find out what items are needed, publicize the
project to the congregation and collect, sort, and arrange to have gifts
delivered or picked up by the receiving agencies.
Alternative Christmas HELPER: Help organize the
mid-November Alternative Christmas market; contact workers and organize a light
meal for those attending, shop for items to sell, oversee booths and checkout,
and clean up after the event.
THE ARK PROJECT: Select and announce to the congregation an animal fund-raising
project for each month of the year.These funds provide assistance to needy families.
GLOBAL MISSIONS (Missionary support): Publicize and increase congregational awareness of the
missionaries we sponsor and ways we might partner with them.
BRAZOSPORT CARES VOLUNTEER: Help out at the local food pantry.
DAY: Provide home repair work for the needy in our community during
this annual community effort.
IN ACTION: Put “compassion to our feet” by assisting those who cannot do
for themselves (for example, drive to doctor appointments or the storeand make visits to whoever may be in need.
Bread for the World Bake Sale: Line up bakers, set up sale
tables, and straightening up after this annual Palm Sunday bake sale to benefit
Bread for the World and ELCA's World Hunger program.
Society of St. Stephen VOLUNTEER: Make telephone contact with clients as a
caseworker; attend a monthly meeting, and inform the congregation of the
activities and needs of the Society. Christ Lutheran participates with First
United Methodist in the Society to provide funds for emergency use for people
in the community. Annually, the Society has a spaghetti dinner to raise funds.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI),
Habitat for Humanity, Helping Hands and Hearts Hospice, and Brazosport Cares
are organizations in our community which we endorse and encourage the
congregation to support. We hope to build strong liaisons between our
congregation and these local organizations.
A congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America