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Works of Mercy Service Opportunities for February

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Opportunities will be posted on the Campus Ministry bulletin board throughout the month. Reminder—15 service hours (annual requirement: minimum 10 Mercy hours, maximum 5 other hours) are due no later than April 29. Students need to contact each organization to schedule a date and time.

 

Sam Robb Memorial 5K and Fun Run, Saturday, February 5

This annual fundraiser, in memory of former BT student, Sam Robb,

benefits CURE Childhood Cancer. This event takes place at Newtown Park in Johns Creek (3150 Old Alabama Rd.). Visit www.samrobb.com or check the information posted on the Campus Ministry bulletin board for details.

 

Women’s Retreat, Saturday, February 12, in the Media Center/Chapel

Students are needed to help with set-up, registration, hospitality, food and other assignments. Shifts start at 7:45 and end at 4 p.m. You can sign up for the shift most convenient for you. Details are posted on the Campus Ministry bulletin board. This service qualifies for Works of Mercy service hours. Contact Mrs. Kehner (5kehners@comcast.net or 770.509.8189) to volunteer.

 

Jubilee Music Class for Autistic Children

Mondays and Fridays, this class, a combination of fun, goofy games and music, is held at Queen of Angels, from 3:30 p.m. – 5:15. BT students who have participated and helped with the activities return multiple times because they love it. Contact Jeanne Lyons (lyonstunes@aol.com or call 770-355-1003).

 

Work with Latino Students

Assist in small groups with homework and activities at Holy Spirit Catholic Center, 1 afternoon (3:30 – 5:30), each week throughout the semester. Volunteers must be 16 years and older. You don’t need to speak Spanish to help with this program. Contact Bernadette O’Neill, boneill@archatl.com or call her at 678.523.6316 to volunteer.

Help with children’s activities is needed while parents attend English as a second language class. Where? St. Jude Catholic Church/Parish Hall, Thursday nights, 7:15-9:00 p.m. Contact Mr. Howe at f22ev@yahoo.com

 

MUST Ministries (www.mustministries.org)

Work consists of many different tasks: receiving donations at the Donation Center, making meals in the Kitchen, distributing food or clothing in the Pantry or at MUSTwear, working in the Homeless shelter, and cleaning the grounds, offices or buildings.

 

Soup Kitchens

Every Saturday morning, volunteers at St. Francis Table help set up and serve food to the homeless in the basement of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Call ahead to schedule a Saturday ( 7 a.m. – Noon) you will serve: 404-521-1866.

 

Trinity Table

This is the oldest, Sunday-only soup kitchen in metro Atlanta. Located at Trinity United Methodist Church, in downtown Atlanta, this program offers an outlet for volunteers to express their compassion through service to the poor. Trinity Table starts serving homeless guests at 12:30 p.m. There are four half-hour seatings throughout the afternoon. Contact Barbara Bishop, Volunteer Coordinator, at 404-577-6651 or email barbarab@tcmatlanta.org

 

Foster Care Support Foundation

Volunteers are needed most Saturdays, from 10am – 1pm, to perform Works of Mercy. Contact Jean Rearick j2rearick@gmail.com or 404-786-4490.

 

North Fulton Community Charities (nfcchelp.org--770-640-0399) 

11270 Elkins Rd. Roswell, GA 30076

Food Pantry: Volunteers are needed to receive and sort food donations, stock shelves and distribute food to clients. Hours of operation are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Tuesday 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Reception Desk: Volunteers are needed for registering clients, answering telephones, data entry, filing and assisting with special mailings. Food Pantry shifts and hours of operation apply.