Church to host Family Promise guests; seeking items for older children

We will be hosting Family Promise April 9-April 14

There is a need for children’s games, DVD’s and money donations.

We would like to provide activities for older children staying with us who are in the 8-14 age range.

We are asking for an easy transportable television and DVD player, gently used board games, electronic games, DVDs and/or monetary donations to purchase items.

Please bring any items to the church office; checks (marked FP in the memo line) may also be dropped off at the office or placed in the mission team’s mailbox.

Thank you for your support of this ministry.  We make a difference in these family’s lives!

Additionally, we ask that volunteers please sign up in areas where you are able to help in the Family Promise mission.

Washington UCC seeking volunteers for summer youth program

Washington United Church of Christ in the Camp Washington neighborhood of Cincinnati is seeking mission-minded young adults for positions in our Summer Youth Program.
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Summer Staff works with 50 children in a Monday-Thursday program that includes breakfast, lunch, and programming ranging from Christian education to recreation to reading and math tutoring.
Learn  more about Washington United Church of Christ at www.washingtonucc.org.
The positions are available through two programs:
VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) members will work in food service, nutrition education, recreation, math/reading tutoring.
Service dates: June 5-Aug. 4. Living allowance of $990 a month, plus end of service education bonus $1,230.
More information and to apply at:
 
Summer Communities of Service, a partnership of the United Church of Christ and the Alliance of Baptists. Interns will teach children in the areas of spirituality and prayer, creativity and arts, Bible stories.
Service dates: May 29-Aug. 7. Stipend of $1,500 for the summer.
Free housing is available  (you will have roommates!) in church-owned apartments.
Visit the websites or contact Rev. Pam DeFusco at 859-630-7789 or
Deadline to apply is March 31

Church To Serve ECHO Henry Hosea House

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Christ Church will be serving dinner to our neighbors in Newport on Sunday, Jan. 29. Volunteers are needed from 3:45 to 6 pm at the ECHO Henry Hosea House at 901 York Street.

Anyone interested in volunteering should sign up on the sheet in the Narthex.

Thank you in advance for your willingness to help this very important cause.

The Busam Buddies Need Some Help

Help Keep This Ministry Alive!

There and many steps involved in making our blankets which do not require stitching, and “we’ll get by with a little help from our friends.”

If you are willing to do some pressing fabric, and/or helping with the tracing and cutting of hands, please let Nancy Witte [441-7478] or Bonnie Hitch [441-4423] know.

If you still have blankets that need to be stitched, we would appreciate hearing from you as to whether or not you are still able to do them.

We really do want to keep this ministry alive if we can because we know it is appreciated by the blanket recipients. And don’t we all love seeing babies wrapped in the white blankets?? We can keep doing it with a bit more help.

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Volunteers Needed for Family Promise Guests

We will be hosting Family Promise NKY guests the week beginning Nov. 13. The sign-up board is in the narthex. We are in need of dinner preparers, van drivers, evening hosts and overnight hosts. Anyone who is available to assist us that week, please sign up to serve this ministry. 

WANTED: Volunteers for Family Promise Golf Marathon

The Family Promise Gold Marathon is a major fund raising event for this ministry to homeless families that Christ Church shares with more than 35 other churches.

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We would like to have at least one or two volunteers to represent our congregation in the golf marathon on October 7 at A.J Jolly Golf Course.

Family Promise

Much like any other marathon, participants collect money from sponsors for each hole that you play in one day. Your golf and private cart are free.

For information are registration, please call our Family Promise Coordinator, Melissa Cox at 859-291-1324.

Volunteer Opportunity at ECHO Henry Hosea House

The church will be serving dinner to our neighbors in Newport on Sunday, July 31. Volunteers are needed from 3:45 until 6:00 p.m. at 901 York Street.

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Please sign up to help on the sheet in the narthex.

SPECIAL NOTE: We need individuals willing to grill burgers for the meal; those persons would need to arrive at 2:15 p.m.