We Give Ourselves Away in Generosity and Service
as apostles, sent by Jesus to be the good news in the world.
Top 10 Serving Opportunities for October
1. Have a green thumb?
Saturday Serve | October 13 | 9:30 a.m.
Work in the community garden at St. Luke’s Gethsemane Campus as we help cultivate and grow fresh produce for the clients of CCSC. Register here.
2. Help our children build a spiritual foundation that lasts a lifetime!
Children’s Church, launching October 14 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Come Grow with Us as we launch Children’s Church at 11:00 a.m. for children in kindergarten – 3rd grade. Opportunities for adult volunteer teams include: storytelling, live music, small group leader, set-up/take down. Contact Julie Ellerbrock to volunteer!
3. Celebrate Fall with the Gethsemane community!
Fall Festival | October 17 | 4:30-6:30 p.m.
St. Luke’s Gethsemane Campus and the CONNECT partners are hosting their annual Fall Festival. We need volunteers to welcome, serve, and play with the children and families of Gethsemane and the surrounding community! Sign up to volunteer by contacting Amy Kelley.
4. The work is not finished, so neither are we.
Harvey Restoration | October 20 | 9 a.m.
Join the Harvey Restoration Team as we install drywall and insulation into homes affected by Hurricane Harvey. No experience necessary. All supplies provided. Register here.
5. Smiling faces and helping hands needed!
Caregiver Conference | October 20 | Two Volunteer Shifts: 7:30-10:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to welcome and assist over 200 visitors to the Westheimer Campus at this free conference covering various aspects of caregiving. Contact Mary Schuler.
6. Make a lasting difference in the life of a child.
KIDS HOPE USA Mentoring, 1 hour per week
Encourage a child at Sutton or Briarmeadow Elementary Schools by developing a caring, consistent relationship. Contact Marci Pampe or Karen McCarver.
7. Love food and teenagers?
Student Ministry Café, Sundays from 9:30-10:10 a.m., as available
Sunday mornings are a busy time in the Student Ministries building, and we need people to help serve drinks and small breakfast items to our students. This is a great way to serve occasionally or as often as once a week. Contact Tracy Velarde.
8. Take worship beyond the walls.
TV Studio Team, Sundays mornings, as available
People from all over our community and the country worship with us each Sunday through livestream and television broadcasts. You can help us share the gospel by volunteering in our TV studio. No previous experience is required, just a willing heart! Volunteers are needed on Sunday mornings from 8:20-9:35 a.m., 9:35-10:50 a.m., and 10:50 a.m.-12:05 p.m. Contact John Manigold.
9. Just 30 minutes will go a long way!
Sunday Morning Children’s Greeter, 30 minutes once per month
Welcome families and assist with our children’s check-in system and wayfinding. Showing God’s love through hospitality and helpfulness will make Sunday mornings a joy for our children and their families. Contact Julie Ellerbrock.
10. Help us prepare for worship behind-the-scenes.
Altar Guild, as available
On Sunday mornings, prepare communion elements for the 8:30 a.m. traditional service and the 12 p.m. Chapel communion service. Contact Noralyn Carpenter.