We are joining with ELCA congregations around the country for the ELCA Day of Service. It is also FIRST SERVE: An Interfaith Day of Service in Akron.
ONE combined worship service
9 a.m. in the Sanctuary
Theme: Reach Out!!!
Followed by SERVING
In preparation, please bring the following items hygiene bags: • toothpaste • toothbrushes • soap • shampoo • deodorant
We will assemble the items here on September 8, and then deliver to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, downtown Akron, who works with Project Rise to identify families in need. Two thousand children in Akron experience homelessness. Providing hygiene bags is one way we can assist them. There is a basket in the Welcome Center and Fellowship Hall hallway to collect these items.
On Sunday, September 8 you have two service options -
GOAL: 101 Faith Lutheran Church members serving on September 8!!!
#1 - Join FIRST SERVE
It was founded by First Congregational Church of Hudson, bringing together people from different faiths/backgrounds to volunteer in the North Hill Community in Akron. There will also be activities for children. Projects will be going from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
#2 - Projects at Faith Lutheran Church
10 a.m. to Noon, for those whose mobility is limited. Projects are Hygiene Bags and Cooking Soup.
Please sign up for the church-based events on one of the sign-up sheets in the church (Narthex, Welcome Center, and by Pastor Jean's Office).
At 3 p.m. everyone is invited to gather at Lock 3 downtown Akron for dinner and concert celebration!