Sunday, September 8, 2019

"God's Work. Our Hands." Sunday is an opportunity for churches across the country to celebrate who we are as the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America — one church, freed in Christ to serve and love our neighbor.  There are many opportunities to participate in this dedicated day of service.

*Give an hour or give an afternoon. Bring family, friends, and neighbors, and volunteer together.

*Donate items listed for projects. ALL ITEMS can be placed in designated collection bins at church in the Narthex.

*Thrivent Members, sponsor one of the projects below and Thrivent will donate $250 towards the project.  Contact Lynn Weckworth for more info.

*Be a Project Coordinator.  Contact Lynn Weckworth

*Brunch will be offered after service: Sign up for brunch now

*Help clean-up afterwards: sign up now!

Stamp Out Despair Campaign


Sign up to help put together "Stamp Out Despair" packets or write handwritten cards of encouragement to be sent to New Jersey's Detention Centers

OR click the "Sign Up Here" link for a list of items to donate!

Food Collection for Rutgers Student Food Pantry


 On Sept. 8 collect food at Stop & Shop on Easton Ave in Somerset.

Somerville Senior Housing Dessert and Games

Somerville Senior Housing

Gather to share desserts and play BINGO with the residents at Somerville Senior Housing!

Personal Gift Bags for Safe+Sound Somerset 

We will be filling reusable bags with quality personal care items for women who have endured abuse.

Hunger Project for SHIP

Collect pans and recipes to make a tray of food, then freeze and bring to church on Sept. 15.

Pick up supplies on September 8

Silverware Packets for SHIP


Donate mismatched plastic flatware (or buy new) to create silverware packets for SHIP’s Soup Kitchen; assemble packets after brunch

Collection of Household Goods for the Giving Network

Bring the following items to GSLC August 1 to September 8

Air conditioners, Fans, Ironing boards, 

TVs (flat screen 48"or less), Blankets, Towels, 

Toddler car seats, Microwaves, Vacuums, Sheet sets

Pots and pans