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Serving others

We serve with Outreach Opportunities that Historic Grace Lutheran Church is involved with in our community and around the world:


  • Partnership with McClernand Elementary School & Franklin Middle School

    • Library, Socks and Underwear, Volunteer Mentors, Holiday Food Baskets

    • Voluteers shopping

                  Ladies buying NEW Books for the McClernand Library

 

Serving Lunch to Black Hawk Teacher Appreciation


  • Washington Place House - residents with Prader Willi Syndrome

  • Women of the ELCA (WELCA) Ministries

                                     Women gathered around a table 

                                                               WELCA Gathering in Peoria

  • Meals on Wheels

  • ELCA Relief -  Malaria Initiative, World Hunger

  • Crop Walk

  • Holiday Food Baskets

  • Storybook Project with Lutheran Social Services


MATTHEW PROJECT is a local program who provide clothing, food, tutoring, mentoring and life skills classes to District 186 homeless children.  The Matthew Project is a not-for-profit afterschool program available to identified/referred homeless children in District 186. The children will receive a healthy snack, one-on-one tutoring for 45 minutes and participate in a life skills activity.  WELCA has decided to ask our members to donate some of the supplies the group needs or money to purchase them.  WELCA has received a $250 credit card from Thrivent and needs one or two volunteers to purchase supplies with the credit card. Some items needed are:

· Boys and girls clothing sizes 5-16, including socks and underwear

· Shampoo

· Deodorant

· Soap

· Toothbrushes and paste

· School supplies including markers, glue stick and dry erase markers



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