We Care Food Bank
Food bank donations have declined in the summer months. The food bank of We Care, a Good Shepherd local missions partner has an immediate need for rice, instant potatoes and hamburger helper type meals. Donation bins are outside the Narthex.
Is a free afterschool program in downtown Long Beach supervised by Rev. Adele Langworthy at Covenant Presbyterian Church. During the month of October, any donation that you give will be matched up to $5,000 by a member of our congregation. Please make checks out to Rising TIDE.
Thanksgiving Dinner Volunteers
Beginning October 14th, we are looking for a few great cooks for our annual Thanksgiving Dinner, from turkeys to pies, rolls to stuffing, servers and hostesses. Please stop by the table on the patio to see what is needed.
Operation Christmas Child (OCC)
Starts this month. Sarah's Circle is coordinating this project, so look for OCC table starting October 14th on the patio. This year you can pick up a special OCC plastic shoebox to fill with a WOW gift and other items. We will have special OCC guests on Sunday, October 21st sharing their experiences when they traveled to Zambia to deliver shoeboxes.
Women's Christmas Luncheon
"Eyes of Wonder" with Laurie Short will be Saturday, December 1st in Zirbel Hall. Sign up to be a table hostess beginning October 21st, at the Women's Ministry table on the patio.
Missionaries, The Hamblins, with toddler and sabbatical hopes, for the summer 2019, require use of a place for 3 months, pet free due to allergies because of celiac disease, kitchen for gluten free preparation, etc. Contact Roy and Carol Benstead.
October is Staff Appreciation Month!
Bring notes of thanks to our Staff all month. Baskets will be provided to collect the notes all month.
Adventure to Haiti
The World Wide Mission Team would like to invite you to join Pastor Curtis on his Adventure to Haiti on the 2019's Haiti Mission Trip. The dates are February 17th-25th, with travel planned for round trip out of Long Beach. This trip's focus will be primarily on the kids at 'Garden of Hope' orphanage and other orphanage's in the area. Other tasks will be determined upon consideration of those members of the team going. Limited spots. For more detailed information/signup, please contact Carol Jaeger, Director of Senior Ministries at email@example.com | 562/493.2553 x105.