The Kutztown Relay Life for the American Cancer Society is at Kutztown University, June 2–3. The theme this year is School Days! Please visit with us at our campsite and support us financially online at our Angels for Hope secure donations webpage.
Bethany has requested help spring cleaning their beautiful memorial gardens by weeding and mulching on Saturday, May 13, 9–11:30 am. We will carpool from St. Paul’s at 8:30 am and return by approximately 12:30 pm. Just bring your favorite hand tools and gloves and Bethany will supply the rest. Many hands make little work, and you will feel the joy of helping Bethany with their needs. Please volunteer and add your name to the sign-up sheet in the hallway across from the church office. Questions? Contact Kathy Landis at 610.683.6246 or Cindy Swan at 610.207.2949.
The Kutztown Folk Festival, July 1–9, is seeking volunteers to help greet visitors, hand out the daily program and answer questions. Please contact Bev Godshall, 610.683.6052, or the Festival Office, 610.683.1597, for more information.
Volunteers are needed for The Potato Project, Bethany Children’s Home, and Grace EC Food Bank. Please see any member of the Missions Committee to learn more about getting involved.
St. Paul’s Relay for Life team, Angels of Hope, also has several volunteer opportunities available. See Denise Keim for more information.
April 19th – Purple Sign Deadline
May 11th – Luminaria Bags are Due (Give to Mandy Boyer at the Bowers Hotel Fund Raiser)
May 11th – Fund Raiser at the Bowers Hotel, 4–9 pm.
a. To man the entry way table to sell school cut-outs
b. Volunteers to help clear the tables
c. Please contact Lisa Zerwick via email; email@example.com with the one or two hour shift you can help.
Please prayerfully consider volunteering an hour or two to help the Missions Committee in their support of Grace Evangelical Church’s Food Bank.
April 28, 2:30 pm – Receive food from “Food Bank”
April 29, 8:30 am – Place food in storage
May 5, 6:30 pm – Set up Food Bank
May 6, 8:30 am – Food Bank open
May 26, 2:30 pm – Receive food from “Food Bank”
May 27, 8:30 am – Place food in storage
June 2, 6:30 pm – Set up Food Bank
June 3, 8:30 am – Food Bank open
June 23, 2:30 pm – Receive food from Food Bank
June 24, 8:30 am – Place food in storage
June 30, 6:30 pm – Set up Food Bank
July 1, 8:30 am – Food Bank open
April 12th – Hoagie Deadline
April 19th – Purple Sign Deadline
May 20th – Tag Sale
Kutztown Block Party is happening in April on Main Street. We need volunteers to set up and man the tent so our church has a presence at the event. If you are interested in what is involved, see Keith Wuchter.
Ready, Set, READ! Help make a difference in a child’s life! Volunteers are need to tutor 2nd grade students who are struggling with reading in the Brandywine and Kutztown school districts. No previous teaching experience is required. This opportunity is for anyone interested in volunteering weekly for one hour. Current background clearances are required prior to assignment. Please contact Darby Wiekrykas at United Way at 610.685.4574 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All eyes are on you (potato eyes, that is)! This spring iHartHarvest, Inc. The Potato Project is planning a yield of 17,500 pounds (Wow!) in 2017 to benefit local hungry neighbors in need. The potatoes will be distributed in the fall and winter to Friend, Inc. and other food banks in our area as they have for the past several years.
Help is needed to cut the seed potatoes at a Seed Potato Cutting Session on Saturday, April 22, or Sunday, April 23, 1–4 pm, at Zion Moselem EL Church, 340 Moselem Church Rd., Kutztown.
Please bring your own knife and cutting board. It is up to you how long you wish to volunteer. We will carpool from St. Paul’s on Saturday, April 22. Sign-up on the sheet in the hallway across from the church office. See or call Kathy Landis, 610.683.6246, with any questions.
For amazing facts on the Potato Project see: https://sites.google.com/site/ihartharvestinc/project-2016 or check it out on Facebook.
For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in