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2017 SCHEDULE OF DATES, LOCATIONS & MINISTRY PARTNER INFORMATION
Sign-up online TODAY at www.epworth.com/S4! Questions? Contact Ronnie or Doug Gorsuch at [email protected]
SATURDAY SATURDAY SATURDAY
S4 SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE
North Katanga Missionaries @ Sylvania First
American Red Cross NW Ohio Blood Drive @ Epworth
Redeemer Lutheran Church
Kairos Cookie Baking @Epworth
YWCA Toledo Northwestern
Ohio Food Bank
Cut No-Sew Blankets @ Sylvania First
Cut No-Sew Blankets @ Sylvania First
Cut No-Sew Blankets @Epworth
The University Church Garden Kingston Residence: Sylvania St. Paul’s Community Center
Sylvania Area Family Services Church Women United
Thrift Shop iron/fold clothes
Help a Senior yardwork/maintenance
Thrift Shop outdoor cleanup
Children’s Health Fair Sunshine Walk, Run, Roll Setup
SATURDAY SATURDAY SATURDAY
Sunshine Walk, Run, Roll Sunshine Westchester House Cherry Street Mission
Kairos Cookie Baking @Epworth
Kairos Cookie Baking @Epworth
YWCA Toledo Northwestern
Tie No-Sew Blankets w/ Lucas County child services
Cut No-Sew Blankets @Epworth
indoor/outdoor cleaning Luther Home of Mercy Group:
rake leaves
cooking Luther Home of Mercy Group:
bingo w/ residents
Clean Your Streams Monroe St. UMC Metroparks Toledo
Salem Lutheran Church Sofia Quintero Art &
Cultural Center
ADVENT LUTHERAN CENTER / LUTHER HOME OF MERCY Advent Lutheran Center 6735 Sylvania Ave, Sylvania September 23 10 am -11:30 pm
Luther Home of Mercy is a Christian ministry ded- icated to helping people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are a Ministry Enriching Lives and Individual Abilities. Advent is a site for a day program.
6-12 Volunteers: Volunteers will host and lead a Bingo Game for residents of area group homes.
Contact: Beth Ferne Johnson, [email protected]
AMERICAN RED CROSS OF NORTHWEST OHIO BLOOD DRIVE Epworth UMC: Family Life Center 4855 W. Central, Toledo August 26 8 am to 3 pm - Volunteer Shifts 9 am - 2 pm - Donation Slots
redcross.org/local/oh/toledo
The American Red Cross of Northwest Ohio pre- vents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
There will be shifts for volunteers to tear down and set up for the event and to check in donors as they arrive. You can also sign up to give blood (not mandatory).
Epworth Contact: Allyson France, [email protected]
DETAILED INFORMATION PAGE 4
BEACH HOUSE 915 N. Erie St., Toledo September 16 9 am - 12 Noon
beachhousetoledo.org
Beach House and FOCUS joined to become Leading Families Home where we have collectively helped households transition from homelessness to per- manent housing since 1921. Our mission: Helping families transition from homelessness to perma- nent housing.
PROJECT 1- 6 Volunteers: Weed the front and back yards, and do deep cleaning around the house. Supplies and tools will be provided but bring your own work gloves and water bottles. PROJECT 2- 6 Volunteers: Prepare lunch (simple menu & food provided) to be served at noon. We will also pre- pare cakes or cookies that will be served for eve- ning snack and pancakes that will be frozen for lat- er use for weekend breakfasts.
Contact: Ruth Ann Petroff, [email protected]
CHERRY STREET MISSION 105 17th St, Toledo September 23 9 am - 12 Noon
6-10 Volunteers: Volunteers will disassemble furni- ture to reclaim the metals for cash to put back into the mission. Team members should bring tools with them for this project. If you will be volunteer- ing at Cherry Street, please create a volunteer pro- file at: www.cherrystreetmission.org/volunteer.
DETAILED INFORMATION PAGE 5
If possible they would like you to attend an orien- tation if you have never volunteered there before. Their Volunteer Orientations are the first Saturday of the month at 1pm, and the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6pm.
Contact: Tammy Norris, [email protected]
CHILDCARE PROVIDERS Epworth & Sylvania First Dates & Times: As needed
Providing childcare gives other parents/guardians an opportunity to serve in the locations where it is not practical to have infants and younger chil- dren present. The need for childcare will be based on the demand. Signing up to serve as a childcare provider will identify you as someone we can call when there is a request.
Contact for Sylvania First: Julie Carter [email protected] Contact for Epworth: Heather Dunzweiler [email protected]
CHILDREN’S HEALTH FAIR St Paul’s UMC: 1201 Madison Ave, Toledo August 26 SHIFT 1: 10 am - 1 pm SHIFT 2: 12:45 pm - 4 pm
There will be crafts, games, educational booths and lunch will be served. SHIFT 1: set up, then you will help with a craft, game or food service task. SHIFT 2: you will help with a craft, game or food service task then tear down. If you are a Doctor or Nurse can you volunteer to work an educational booth?
Contact: Pastor Mary, [email protected]
CHURCH WOMEN UNITED THRIFT SHOP 631 S. Crissey Road, Holland OH August 26 9:30 am - 12 Noon
Church Women United Thrift Shop provides emer- gency food, clothing, eyeglasses, shoes, prescrip- tions, etc. for those in need. The Thrift Shop works with local services of welfare, the Community De- velopment Center, Lucas County nurses, school prin- cipals, area ministers and many other social agen- cies. Bring your own work gloves & water bottles.
PROJECT 1- 8 Volunteers: Sort, iron & fold clothes. PROJECT 2- 4 Volunteers: trim bushes & pull weeds.
Contact: Larry Wilson, [email protected]
CLEAN YOUR STREAMS Location TBD September 9 10 am - 12 Noon
partnersforcleanstreams.org
Partners for Clean Streams Inc. is striving for abun- dant open space and a high quality natural environ- ment; adequate floodwater storage capacities and flourishing wildlife; stakeholders who take local ownership in their resources; and rivers, streams and lakes that are clean, clear and safe.
Work w/ Cub Scouts to pick up debris from waterway. Bring gloves, trash bags and water bottle. Terrain can be physically challenging. Wear shoes/clothes that can get wet/muddy. We will notify you when location is assigned.
Contact: Connie Spitznaugle, [email protected]
DETAILED INFORMATION PAGE 6
FRANCISCAN CARE CENTER 4111 N. Holland Sylvania Road, Toledo OH September 16 9 am - 12 Noon
Franciscan Care Center is a non-profit organization which offers a variety of meaningful activities all based on their residents’ wants and needs. They encourage individual decision-making to cultivate an environment of purpose and meaning.
12 Volunteers: Volunteers will do a variety of infor- mal activities with the residents that the activities staff has set up. These may include playing games, doing crafts, engaging in conversation, and/or sit- ting with residents during the lunch hour.
Contact: Susan Kanwal, [email protected]
HELP A SENIOR September 2
Volunteer to help a senior who needs a helping hand for fall cleanup and/or light maintenance. You will be notified of the Sylvania area address after you sign up. It would be helpful to bring yard tools or other common hand tools as appropriate for the jobs once they are assigned. Bring water bottle and wear work clothes.
Larry Martin, [email protected]
KAIROS COOKIE BAKING Sylvania First UMC 7000 Erie, Sylvania August 19 & 26 9 am - 12 Noon
kairostoledo.com
Changing Hearts, Transforming Lives, Impacting the World is the essence of what Kairos does. The mission of Kairos is to help grow and nurture strong Christian Communities within state and fed- eral correctional institutions.
The S4 team will be baking and packing cookies according to the guidelines for the Kairos prison ministry. We will be taking donations of cookie dough in advance (can be home-made, store bought, pre-portioned frozen etc.) Label it for S4/ Kairos and leave it in your church refrigerator.
Contact for Epworth: Kurt Vetter, [email protected] Contact for Sylvania First: Gary Shinn, [email protected]
KINGSTON RESIDENCE SYLVANIA 4125 King Road, Toledo August 26 9 am - 12 Noon
Kingston is a non-profit organization which offers assisted living, healthcare and memory assistance to its residents.
12 Volunteers: Volunteers will do a variety of informal activities with the residents that the activities staff has set up. These may include playing games, doing crafts, engaging in conversation, and/or sitting with residents during the lunch hour.
Contact: Susan Kanwal, [email protected]
LEADING FAMILIES HOME (FORMERLY FOCUS) 2283 Ashland Ave., Toledo OH September 23 9 am - 12 Noon
Epworth UMC 4855 W. Central Ave, Toledo September 2, 9 & 16 9 am - 12 Noon
DETAILED INFORMATION PAGE 7
Beach House & FOCUS have joined: we have col- lectively helped households transition from home- lessness to permanent housing since 1921. Our mission: Helping families transition from home- lessness to permanent housing.
6 Volunteers: Volunteers will paint interior walls of an administrative office. All materials will be provided. Bring water bottles and dress in work clothes that could possibly become soiled.
Contact: Ruth Ann Petroff, [email protected]
LUTHER HOME OF MERCY HOMES 6934 Brint and 6924 Brint Road, Sylvania September 23 9 am - 12 Noon
Luther Home of Mercy is a Christian ministry dedi- cated to helping people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are a Ministry En- riching Lives and Individual Abilities.
10-15 Volunteers: Volunteers will provide fall yard clean up, trim bushes, rake leaves, etc for two neighboring homes. Bring tools, if possible.
Contact: Beth Ferne Johnson, [email protected]
METROPARKS OF TOLEDO: OAK OPENINGS 4139 Girdham Rd, Swanton, OH August 26 & September 23 9 am - 12 Noon
Metroparks of the Toledo Area is a public agency serving the citizens of Lucas County by providing a regional system of clean, safe, natural parks. 20 Volunteers needed to work on the Single-track Mountain Bike Trail.
Volunteers must be 12 and over: Tasks will include
moving dirt, clearing brush and limbs and possibly helping with light construction. Bring work gloves, and water bottle.
Contact: Doug Gorsuch, [email protected]
MONROE STREET UMC 3613 Monroe Street, Toledo, OH September 9, 16 & 23 9 am - 12 Noon
Monroe Street UMC strives to be both a beacon and a bridge for those desiring a connection with God and for those who make service to others a priority.
Volunteers will move the clothing closet and food pantry from Bridge House (on church grounds) to the church: move racks of clothes, install shelves, with some painting.
Contact: Lynn Bachelor, [email protected] NO-SEW BLANKETS Epworth UMC 4855 W. Central, Toledo September 2, 9 & 16 9 am - 12 Noon
Lucas Co. Child Services at Epworth UMC September 9 9 am - 12 Noon
We have opportunities to prep blankets and oppor- tunities to work one on one with the recipients. No matter how you volunteer with this project, please know you have blessed someone who needs a warm blanket on a cold night.
Epworth UMC: Emphasis on cutting blankets to prep for events with children.
Sylvania First UMC 7000 Erie, Sylvania August 19 & 26 9 am - 12 Noon
Reynolds Elementary 5000 Norwich, Sylvania September 23 9 am - 12 Noon
DETAILED INFORMATION PAGE 8
Lucas County Child Services at Epworth: We will cut and tie blankets with children ages 9-15 who are in the Foster Care Program. Each Child will make a blanket of their own and one to give to an- other child.
Sylvania First: Emphasis on cutting blankets to prep for tying at Saturday Morning Picnic.
Reynolds Elementary: We will tie blankets with and for the children in the after school program, a ministry of The University Church.
Contact for Epworth: Ronnie Gorsuch, [email protected]
Contact for Sylvania First: Jennifer Medlin, [email protected]
NORTH KATANGA MISSIONARIES Sylvania First UMC: 7000 Erie, Sylvania August 19 9 am - 11:30 am
We’ll listen to Gaston and Jeanne describe their mission while we decorate pillow cases with bless- ings and prayers for the patients transported by the Wings of the Morning caravan plane. Supplies will be provided.
Contact: Julie Carter, [email protected] OAKLEAF VILLAGE SENIOR COMMUNITY 4220 N. Holland-Sylvania Rd., Toledo August 19 9 am - 12 Noon
agingcare.com/local/Oakleaf-Village-Toledo-As- sisted-Living-OH
A full service independent and assisted living senior community.
12 Volunteers: Spend some time with seniors, allowing them an opportunity for social interaction.
Contact: Kaye Weiner, [email protected]
REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH 1702 Upton Ave., Toledo September 2 9 am - 12 Noon
A multicultural congregation bringing transformation to the neighborhood through community advocacy, accompaniment, involvement & empowerment.
Volunteers needed to install shelves and wash win- dows. Bring carpenter tools if you have them.
Contact: Doug Gorsuch, [email protected]
SALEM LUTHERAN CHURCH 1127 N. Huron St., Toledo September 9 7:30 am - 11 am
We are a caring and loving congregation, seeking to serve our neighborhood.
Just Pancakes! Help serve pancakes at a community breakfast.
Contact: Doug Gorsuch, [email protected]
SATURDAY MORNING COMMUNITY PICNIC Parking lot at the corner of Michigan & Adams Steets in downtown Toledo All Saturdays during S4 9 am - 12 Noon
This group meets every Saturday, (rain, shine, or blizzard.) Several groups gather to be in service with people who are unsheltered. Everyone eats,
DETAILED INFORMATION PAGE 9
meets, and socializes together. Let’s express our creativity! Please do not wear S4 t-shirts to this lo- cation as we try not to distinguish between those being served and those serving.
Come shine the light of Jesus at this community cel- ebration where everyone is welcome. Your compas- sion for others will help alleviate relational poverty for those who may be unsheltered or who may just need to know someone cares. There will be activi- ties and craft tables with materials provided.
Contact: Julie Carter, [email protected]
SOFIA QUINTERO ART & CULTURAL CENTER 1225 South Broadway, Toledo September 16 9 am - 12 Noon
sqacc.org
SQACC supports and gives voice to the artistic and educational expressions which advance communi- ty development, responsibility and social equity, cultural diversity, global awareness and steward- ship, as well as the empowerment of the Latina and Latino identities.
6 - 8 Volunteers: The group would be maintaining one of our large gardens. Volunteers will work in the gardens, fixing the beds, moving bricks clean- ing up the area.
Contact: Tami Norris, [email protected]
ST. PAUL’S COMMUNITY CENTER 230 13th St., Toledo September 2 9 am - 1 pm
stpaulscommunitycenter.org
The purpose of St. Paul’s Community Center is to provide services and to act as a safety net to the homeless and those suffering from indigence, to promote self-sufficiency and to assist the clients in making positive independent life changes in an at- mosphere of caring and concern.
Volunteers to do general maintenance of building and prepare and serve lunch for residents.
Contact: Gary Norris, [email protected]
SUNSET VILLAGE SYLVANIA 9640 Sylvania Metamora Rd, Sylvania September 9 9 am - 12 Noon
Sunset Village is a non-profit organization which offers assisted living, healthcare and memory as- sistance to its residents.
12 Volunteers: Volunteers will do a variety of infor- mal activities with the residents that the activities staff has set up. These may include playing games, doing crafts, engaging in conversation, and/or sit- ting with residents during the lunch hour.
Contact: Susan Kanwal, [email protected]
SUNSHINE WALK, RUN, ROLL Monclova Elementary 8035 Monclova Rd, Monclova SETUP: Friday, September 8 4 pm- 6 pm EVENT: Saturday, September 9 Various shifts – see signup form
sunshine.org
Sunshine’s mission is to create community among people with developmental disabilities by offering
DETAILED INFORMATION PAGE 10
services that enable all of us to build relationships that enhance our lives through mutual caring and growth. *Sign up by Aug 25 to receive a Sunshine event shirt.
SETUP: Unload supplies from trailer and carry into school, set up tables for registration, put out t-shirts, packaged snacks etc. EVENT: Misc jobs and shifts available. See required Sunshine signup form at: give.sunshine.org/walk-volunteer
Contact: Ronnie Gorsuch, [email protected]
SUNSHINE WESTCHESTER HOUSE 3305 Westchester, Toledo September 16 9 am - 12 Noon
Sunshine’s mission is to create community among people with developmental disabilities by offering services that enable all of us to build relationships that enhance our lives through mutual caring and growth.
Staining wooden flower box and wooden swing. General labor, washing windows, cleaning garage, clean van inside, pull weeds outside, dusting the bedrooms and living area.
Contact: Tom & Mary Alice Shirk, [email protected]
SYLVANIA AREA FAMILY SERVICES 5440 Marshall Road, Sylvania August 19 9 am - 12 noon
sa-fs.org
6 -10 volunteers: Volunteers needed for landscap- ing and cleaning out their storage building. Bring water bottles, work gloves, gardening tools (if pos- sible) and wear clothes that you can get dirty.
Contact: Larry Wilson, [email protected]
TOLEDO CAMPUS MINISTRY 2086 Brookdale Rd., Toledo September 9 9 am - 12 noon
toledocampusministry.org
Toledo Campus Ministry is an ecumenical multi- cultural community that welcomes, disciples, and serves the University of Toledo campus, builds partnerships with local churches and equips stu- dents to serve the world in Christ’s name.
15-20 Volunteers: Spruce up the gardens and yard, cleaning windows, painting window sills. Instruc- tions: tools provided; wheelbarrows and chain- saws would be helpful.
Contact: Lynn Bachelor, [email protected]
TOLEDO NORTHWESTERN OHIO FOOD BANK 24 E. Woodruff Ave, Toledo August 19, September 2 & 16 9 am - 12 noon
toledofoodbank.org
The Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank strives to maximize community resources by effectively obtaining and distributing food.
Sort food, stock shelves.
Contact: Gary Norris, [email protected]
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THE UNIVERSITY CHURCH COMMUNITY GARDEN 4747 Hill Ave., Toledo August 19 9 am - 12 noon
theuniversitychurchtoledo.org
The mission of the University Church is defined by what they do: Building, seeking, reaching introduc- ing and growing. They understand their mission as building an authentic Christian community that seeks to reach those outside the faith, introduce them to Christ, and grow together in discipleship.
20 Volunteers, children welcome: Weeding, work- ing on irrigation system, and related garden work. Bring gloves, water bottles, and sunscreen.
Contact: Lynn Bachelor, [email protected]
YWCA 1018 Jefferson, Toledo August 26, September 9 & 23 9 am - 12 noon
YWCA works everyday to eliminate racism and em- power women. Through advocacy and local pro- gramming, we create real change for women, fam- ilies and communities.
6-12 Volunteers: Painting of hallways in various buildings and/or other general labor projects as volunteers and time permit.
Contact: Gary Norris, [email protected]
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1) dates, times & locations are subject to change
2) for the most up-to-date info, and to sign up, visit:
3) Online sign-up tutorial on back of this booklet!
*when signing up for a volunteer spot, please be sure to provide a working email address, that you check regularly, as this
will be our method of contacting you should any changes occur.
epworth.com/S4
2.) Click on the Sign Up button.
3.) The listing of opportunities will appear.
4.) Scroll down the page to find the location(s)
where you would like to serve, then click on the
sign-up box(s). You are
for as many opportunities as you want!
5.) Scroll down and click on submit and sign up
button at the bottom
6.) Use the drop down
box to indicate how many
in your party & leave a
comment if you need to
let the organizers know anything.
7.) You have the option of setting up a SignUpGenius account.
Setting up an account allows you to login later to edit your
signups. Setting up an account is optional but is recommend-
ed as the easiest way to manage your signups.
8.) Then click Signup now.
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